TUSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing two young Tucson girls separately and dumping their bodies in the desert was convicted Friday of first-degree murder and kidnapping in the first of his two trials.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Deliberations resumed Thursday in the first of two trials for a man accused of abducting and killing two young Tucson girls separately and dumping their bodies in the desert.
A Pima County Superior Court jury got the case late Wednesday afternoon after prosecutor Tracy Miller said in her closing argument there was a “mountain of circumstantial evidence” in the case and “it is not a coincidence that all these pieces of the puzzle point directly to Christopher Clements.”
PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day. But nobody could have predicted “Woman-Ochre” would find its way back through the kindness of strangers in a neighboring state.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A pilot died after a small plane crashed south of Tucson on Wednesday, according to authorities.
Federal Aviation Administration officials said only the pilot was aboard the single-engine Grumman American AA5B when it went down near Flying Diamond Airport west of Sahuarita shortly after noon.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dave Foreman, a self-proclaimed eco-warrior who was a prominent member of the radical environmentalism movement and a co-founder of Earth First!, has died. He was 74.
The New Mexico-based Rewilding Institute, which Foreman founded as a think tank to develop long-term land conservation plans, said on its website that he died peacefully at his home in Albuquerque on Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man is accused of making a false statement to federal agents investigating a firearm believed to have been used in a shooting that left four people dead last month, authorities said Thursday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The seventh and final defendant has been sentenced for the 2010 fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent, a case that exposed a botched federal gun operation known as “Fast and Furious."
PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide case in which a Phoenix man was allegedly kidnapped, killed and dismembered in Tucson, authorities said Thursday.
Phoenix police said 45-year-old John Cole has been booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, kidnapping, theft by extortion, concealment of a body and other felony charges.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a suspect who shot and wounded two people at a party early Sunday near the University of Arizona.
Campus police say officers responded around 2:30 a.m.
IRONWOOD FOREST NATIONAL MONUMENT, Arizona (AP) — After strapping on knee-high snake guards and bowing his head to invoke God’s protection, Óscar Andrade marched off into a remote desert at dawn on a recent Sunday to look for a Honduran migrant.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The first of two trials for a man accused of abducting and killing two young Tucson girls separately and dumping their bodies in the desert has started, with lawyers from both sides arguing about DNA evidence and cellphone tracking.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing two young Tucson girls separately and dumping their bodies in the desert is facing the first of two scheduled trials.
Opening statements are set for Tuesday in Pima County Superior Court.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Will Rogers' receivers failed him three times on Saturday night, twice on fumbles after the catch and once when a catchable ball bounced off Caleb Ducking's hands and right into the hands of a defender.
SEATTLE (AP) — The three finalists to be Seattle’s next police chief include the current acting chief, another internal candidate and a longtime police official from Tucson, Arizona.
The former fulltime chief, Carmen Best, retired in 2020.
McNEAL, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested after waving down a Cochise County Sheriff’s vehicle and allegedly confessing to a fatal shooting Thursday, authorities said.
Sheriff’s officials said 52-year-old Jay Albert Stevens of McNeal is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder.
Mississippi State (1-0) at Arizona (1-0), Saturday, 11 p.m. ET (FS1)
Line: Mississippi State by 11½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
PHOENIX (AP) — Planned Parenthood Arizona has joined several other providers that have restarted abortion care in the state —, although it may only be temporary — after clinics ceased providing the service when the U.S.
Northern Arizona (0-0) at Arizona State (0-0), 10 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Arizona State by 25 1/2 points, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Tuesday that it has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Tucson over its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements and related conduct.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Border Patrol says one of its agents rescued an infant and a toddler who were left alone by migrant smugglers in western Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
A migrant in a group of border crossers arrested Thursday west of the Lukeville, Arizona, port of entry alerted an agent to the children's location.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona constable who got the job earlier this year when her predecessor quit over frustration about serving eviction notices was shot and killed while carrying out that same duty.
TUCSON, Arizona (AP) — Four people were killed, including a local law enforcement official, in a shooting Thursday at an apartment complex in southern Arizona, officials said.
Derek Chauvin has been moved from a Minnesota state prison where he was often held in solitary confinement to a medium-security federal prison in Arizona, where the former police officer convicted in George Floyd's killing may be held under less restrictive conditions.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former Tucson police officer fired after a fatal shooting last year in which he allegedly shot an armed shoplifting suspect in a motorized wheelchair nine times has been indicted for manslaughter.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona police said they have arrested a man suspected of bringing a gun on campus Wednesday.
They said several 911 callers reported seeing a man running from the school’s communication building with a gun in the waistband of his pants around 10 a.m.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The remains of a 19-year-old Arizona soldier who was killed in action during the Korean War in 1950 will be buried next month in Tucson, U.S. Army officials said Monday.
SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — Authorities have been searching for days for an Arizona woman reported missing after being swept away by floodwaters in Utah’s Zion National Park as strong seasonal rain storms hit parts of the U.S.
PHOENIX (AP) — Heavy rain closed roads in Tucson and triggered flood watches and warnings across much of Arizona on Saturday, with more in the forecast through the weekend.
More than 3 inches (7.62 centimeters) of rain fell Saturday in the mountains northeast of Tucson, the National Weather Service said.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The operators of a Tucson nightclub have won a $1.6 million settlement against the landlord who locked them out of their business during the pandemic.
The Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday that a jury in Pima County Superior Court sided with Congress Street Clubs, the owners of Zen Rock nightclub.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison for his role in an international romance fraud scheme, according to authorities in Arizona.
Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that 47-year-old Onovughe Ighorhiohwunu, of Kennesaw, received a 130-month prison term last week for conspiracy to commit money laundering.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's first season under coach Jedd Fisch was dotted with lopsided losses and just one win against a team depleted by COVID-19.
The Wildcats' first full offseason under Fisch couldn't have gone much better.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two unidentified men who died in Tucson in 2019 have been identified through DNA profiles, authorities said Wednesday.
Tucson police said the non-profit DNA Doe Project identified the men by building family trees from their genetic matches, with the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner confirming the IDs using corroborating data.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The top county prosecutor in the Tucson area will not ask a court to throw out convictions for a man who was imprisoned for decades in a 1970 hotel fire that killed 29 people yet was released from custody in a 2013 deal with prosecutors.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fire at a Tucson high school that caused millions of dollars in damages, police said Monday.
They said the July 17 fire is suspected to be arson and 26-year-old Forrest Harris is being held on $25,000 bond on suspicion of arson, third-degree burglary and criminal damage.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A pedestrian has suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a train Sunday in Tucson, according to authorities.
Tucson police said the incident occurred around 10:30 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Planned Parenthood Arizona said in a legal filing Wednesday the courts need to “harmonize” the state's two different laws on abortion after Attorney General Mark Brnovich moved last week to reinstate an almost complete ban on the procedure dating back more than a century.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The scheduled trials of a man accused of kidnapping and killing two young Tucson girls have been postponed again.
Christopher Clements is facing 22 felony charges, including two counts of first-degree murder, in the deaths of 6-year-old Isabel Celis and 13-year-old Maribel Gonzales.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Tuesday that he has notified the state Supreme Court that his office intends to seek a warrant of execution for death row inmate Murray Hooper.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke and Arizona have agreed to a home-and-home men's basketball series for 2023 and 2024.
The schools announced the agreement Monday. The first meeting comes in November 2023 with the Wildcats visiting the Blue Devils' famously hostile Cameron Indoor Stadium.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has already helped block one of former President Donald Trump’s allies from winning the Republican nomination for governor in a crucial battleground state.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked a court to lift an injunction blocking the enforcement of a law that bans all abortions except when the life of the mother is at risk.
PHOENIX (AP) — The leader of Arizona's largest abortion provider said Tuesday her organization will not resume the procedures in one county even though a federal judge has blocked a fetal "personhood" law they feared could lead to criminal charges against doctors and others.