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Brnovich suit to allow enforcement of 1864 Az abortion ban set for Aug. hearing

A hearing in Planned Parenthood v. Brnovich — which will decide whether a Civil War-era ban on abortion in Arizona can be enforced — will be heard August 19 in Pima County Superior Court. ... Read more»

Planned Parenthood: Arizona’s 1864 law banning abortions doesn’t override 50 years of regulating them

Planned Parenthood Arizona says that the Civil War-era law banning abortions should go into effect — but it should apply only to non-doctors because the state has spent the past 50 years creating laws legalizing and regulating abortions performed by doctors.... Read more»

Pima County COVID curfew blocked by judge

Pima County's nightly coronavirus curfew has been blocked by a judge, who found that the December resolution of the Board of Supervisors to mitigate the rise in COVID-19 cases was "not statutorily authorized," and violated Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's executive orders. ... Read more»

Deputy Pima County Att'y Kellie Johnson fills vacant Superior Court seat

Kellie Johnson, the chief criminal deputy of the Pima County Attorney's Office, has been appointed to the Pima County Superior Court bench by Gov. Doug Ducey.... Read more»

County attorney: No charges against BP agent in May shooting death

A Border Patrol agent who shot and killed an unarmed suspected drug smuggler near a Green Valley golf course won't face criminal charges. "A jury in a criminal trial would most likely find that Agent (Daniel) Marquez' actions were justified," the Pima County Attorney's Office determined.... Read more»