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Pima County Jail Transition Center Opens

The facility connects newly released individuals with community resources to prevent rearrest.

70-year-old Tucson man sentenced after migrant smuggling and high-speed Border Patrol chase

Michael Ortiz has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for smuggling migrants after leading Border Patrol on a high-speed chase.

Pima County Attorney’s Office says seized money will go towards non-profits

Up to $2,500 will be awarded to community initiatives that apply.

Rancher's murder trial to proceed

George Alan Kelly’s second-degree murder trial is set to proceed after a reluctant eye-witness agrees to testify in border shooting.

Frustration, grief over inmate deaths evident at new Pima County jail forum

The public questioned whether a new jail will stop people from dying in custody.

MMIP task forces are given years to solve a problem centuries in the making

Gov. Katie Hobbs’ Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People face a “big ask” – to “reduce and end violence against Indigenous people” in the state.

Texas man who threatened poll workers and Arizona officials is sentenced to 3 1/2 years

Prosecutors say court documents showed that Goltz threatened several people — including a lawyer with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and a Maricopa County elections official — on far-right social media platforms.

88 arrested in violent crime sweep

FBI, local police cooperated in two-week operation

Pima County to connect people in the criminal justice system to needed services

Pima County is launching a program to connect people being released from jail with services to empower them and reduce recidivism in Pima County.

Arizona woman who faked being a nurse practitioner during pandemic gets 5-year prison term

The Arizona Board of Nursing began investigating O’Guinn after she falsely claimed that she was a medical professional

Tucson Metro Chamber helps local business with grants to fight crime

The money comes from the federal government.

Man involved in deadly 2021 Arizona Amtrak train shooting gets 10 years in prison

The man pleaded pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana and two charges related to using and possessing a firearm in relation to drug trafficking.

Case against ex-Arizona corrections boss in 2022 standoff with officers pushed to July

The judge agreed to move Monday’s settlement conference until the morning of July 13 after attorneys for both sides said they wanted to examine additional evidence.

Border officials seize 14 assault rifles headed to Mexico

Customs officers in Nogales made record-level weapons seizures during the second week in June, highlighting the fact that Arizona continues to be a hotspot for weapons smuggling.

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