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A Conviction Integrity Unit that has seen dozens of exonerations across the nation is now in effect in Pima County.
For many, the people who have played a part in shaping U.S. history are icons, or chapters in a history book. Eleanor Roosevelt is one of those icons, but to Tucson’s Nina Roosevelt Gibson she is also known as just grandma.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on an interesting case last week involving a Pima County teenager who had drug paraphernalia and was given a blood test by officers testing him for marijuana use after he showed up to school allegedly under the influence.
I was disappointed in Pima County District Attorney Barbara LaWall’s lack of interest in righting a more than 40-year wrong recently.
Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall encourages the community to participate this April in the many different outreach and educational activities that support victims of crime and promote efforts to prevent violence.
While Jan. 8 shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to seven life terms and 140 years in prison Thursday in federal court, there was still a possibility that Arizona could prosecute the 24-year-old.
Ann Kirkpatrick is honored to announce the endorsements of law-enforcement leaders across Arizona's Congressional District 1 -- sheriffs or county attorneys from Apache, Coconino, Gila, Greenlee, Navajo, Pima and Pinal counties. Kirkpatrick has already received the endorsement of the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police.
On Tuesday, Arizona voters will be voting on the primary candidates they want to see move on to the General Election, and based on early numbers, many residents have already spoken.
We are a society reliant on convenience, and judging by the increasing number of mail-in ballots being processed by election offices across the nation, voting is no exception.
Five candidates are competing to become the supervisor for District 1 in Pima County after current supervisor Ann Day steps down later this year.
Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall was honored in Phoenix on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, for her sustained contributions to the advancement of equality and democratic principles through her work in the non-profit and public sectors.
Denying allegations that he abused his power by threatening to deport an ex-lover, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has requested an independent investigation, which will be led by Attorney General Tom Horne.
County officials have unveiled the details of a $1.1 million federal grant to fund a program for substance-abuse treatment as an alternative to prison for some defendants convicted of drug offenses.
On Dec. 2, Pima County officials unveiled the details of a $1.1 million federal grant that would fund a program to provide substance abuse treatment as an alternative to prison time for people convicted of certain drug offenses.
Voters still await the final outcome of a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona.
We don’t want pot shops on every corner
In anticipation that voters approve a state ballot initiative Tuesday, the Oro Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Oct. 27 approved a set of zoning rules that would govern where medical marijuana dispensaries could locate.
Marana has further tightened its medical marijuana ordinance, adopting language that would prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries or marijuana growing facilities within 1,000 feet of a business "devoted to family recreation or entertainment."
Pima County has enacted new zoning regulations in anticipation that voters approve a medical marijuana initiative on the ballot in November.
The article on "medical pot" in the Sept. 22 Explorer failed to inform its readers of several key provisions of Prop 203.
A group calling itself the Medical Marijuana Policy Project has succeeded in getting an initiative on the November ballot that would allow use of marijuana to treat the symptoms of illness.
A 5-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed herself Sunday afternoon at a Northwest home.
Early last month, an Oro Valley resident called police, concerned that laborers doing yard work at a neighbor's house were illegal immigrants.
A new study of the Arizona prison population reports that nearly all inmates have had prior convictions or committed violent felonies.