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Planned Parenthood this week resumed abortion services after putting them on hold in the confusion over the Supreme Court’s decision in June revoking the right to an abortion. It is one of at least four clinics in the state now offering abortions while courts untangle abortion law in Arizona.

Planned Parenthood Arizona began offering abortions again at its Tucson facility this week - two months after it suspended services - one of a handful of clinics in the state that have resumed abortion services even though Arizona law is unsettled after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Read more»

Protestors carry signs in Tucson on May 3, 2022, to rally against the Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v. Wade.

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»

Joan Katz.

Former Sunnyside Unified School District Parents as Teachers Program coordinator Joan Katz was arraigned in Pima County Superior Court on October 8, 2021, stemming from a September 2021, grand jury indictment on felony fraud charges. Read more»

An Arizona couple found guilty of kidnapping and child abuse in Pima County Superior Court on Friday will face charges in Pinal County in 2016, officials announced Monday. Read more»

Fernando Richter, 34, and Sophia Richter, 32.

A jury convicted an Arizona mother and stepfather Friday of kidnapping and child abuse after they kept three girls for more than a year in prison-like conditions, regularly beating them, depriving them of sleep, and subjecting them to bizarre rituals. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer appointed Joan Wagener as a Pima County Superior Court judge on Tuesday to replace the retired Judge Ted Borek. Wagener has been a court commissioner for 14 years, working in the family and juvenile courts. Read more»

Experienced jurist Kathleen Ann Quigley was appointed as a judge in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday. With the appointment, Gov. Jan Brewer filled a seat left vacant when Clark W. Munger retired. Read more»