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Steve Holmes, superintendent of the Sunnyside School District, will become a deputy county administrator. The move comes as Pima County Administrator Jan Lesher reorganizes leadership and prepares for more retirements. Read more»

Arizona's Constable Ethics, Standards and Training Board decided Friday to launch an investigation into accusations against Deborah Martinez that include forging signatures for her nominating petitions and lying about living in her precinct. Read more»

Pima County officials are looking into claims that Constable Deborah Martinez forged signatures on her election nominating petitions and lied about where she was living, saying "there is a reason to believe felony offenses may have occurred." Read more»

Sheriff Chris Nanos at the Jan. 8 memorial

The 11 members of the new Civilian Advisory Review Board of the Pima County Sheriff's Department were named Tuesday. The group will provide input on criminal justice reform, public relations and deputy training. Read more»

An eviction notice left on an apartment window.

The Pima County Attorney's Office told constables they have a legal "responsibility" to remove tenants from mobile homes they own when evicted from rented lots, upending a long-standing policy recognized across the state. Read more» 2

Constable Kirsten Randall announced her resignation Monday.

Pima County Constable Kristen Randall, known for her efforts to help people being evicted during the COVID pandemic and dubbed the "rebel eviction-enforcer," announced Monday that she's resigning. Read more» 1

William Lake-Wright is the new constable for Pima County's Justice Precinct 5 in the eastern part of the county. Lake-Wright is a former F-16 pilot, paramedic and business owner.

Pima County has appointed William Lake-Wright, a former F-16 pilot and paramedic, to serve as the constable for the eastern part of the county, filling a seat left vacant. Some county leaders want to reform or even eliminate the elected Constables Office. Read more»

Mark Napier speaks with supporters at the 2020 election night party for Pima County Republicans.

Mark Napier, the former sheriff of Pima County who lost a re-election bid last year, is returning to government work here with a top post overseeing emergency communications, elections and other departments. Read more» 1

If Martha McSally is wondering why this is happening to her, she can look behind her in this image from a presidential visit.

Now that the lava is cooling we are left to consider weed, cash for schools, Pima County's deep Blue wave, what the country gets wrong about Arizona, and what the establishment struggles to understand about Latinos because apparently they haven't met any. Read more»

Republican campaigns face presidential=sized problem as they try to herd their rank-in-file to the polls.

The Republican plan to wait until Election Day to cast ballots could cut the Achilles hell from the party's turnout operation. Trump is screwing all the Mark Napiers and Beth Fords from coast to coast with a crap-shoot move to create a confusing, chaotic election to save his own political skin. Read more» 2

A makeshift memorial in 2011 at the site where a migrant teen’s body was found in Arizona. Remains found in the desert through the first three quarters of this year have already exceeded all of 2019, and are at the highest rate since 2013, a new report says.

Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013, according to the group Humane Borders. Read more»

Nanos in 2015, as he was readying to take over the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

"As your sheriff, my priorities will be more than just campaign promises. My priorities will help shape us as an agency and provide for a safer and better-served community." — Chris Nanos, Democratic candidate for Pima County sheriff Read more»

A man who was shot at by police — but not struck by any bullets — during a Saturday incident at a Tucson-area casino was seemingly pretending to be in a coma when he was taken to a hospital because he was non-responsive. Read more» 1

A man who was shot at by police — but not struck by any bullets — during a Saturday incident at a Tucson-area casino has been hospitalized and is in a coma, sources said. Read more»

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier said that while 'bad actors' may slip through, police share community outrage at the actions of what he insisted are 'a very, very few members of law enforcement.'

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier pushed back against claims that white supremacists have infiltrated law enforcement agencies, telling a House committee Tuesday that he has “simply not been exposed” to any evidence of that. Read more»

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