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Pima County

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Top Pima County Articles

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  • Heroes Emerge from Tucson Shooting Spree

    Heroes Emerge from Tucson Shooting Spree
    TUCSON -- Heroes are now emerging from Saturday's attempted assassination of Rep. Gabriella Giffords that left six people dead and 14 others wounded. When the shooting started outside the Safeway supermarket during the congresswoman's public event,...
  • Some blaming rhetoric for Arizona shooting

    Some blaming rhetoric for Arizona shooting
    A sheriff in Arizona working on the shooting that happened Saturday said he believes some radio talk show hosts and even politicians have taken the level of rhetoric so high in recent years that something like this was bound to happen. Jared Loughner...
  • Jared Lee Loughner: A Troubled Mind

    Jared Lee Loughner: A Troubled Mind
    On Saturday morning just after 11, the quiet, working-class Tucson neighborhood suddenly filled with sheriff's patrol cars and FBI agents. They quickly cordoned off the North Soledad Avenue home of Amy and Randy Loughner, who were out shopping. Moments...
  • Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested After Making Threat

    Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested After Making Threat
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- In an unexpected twist to the Arizona shootings, a man wounded in the attack was arrested and taken for a psychiatric exam after an outburst at a town hall meeting, during which he took a picture of a tea party leader and yelled "you're...
  • Suspected Tucson Shooter 'Slowly Spiraled Into Madness'

    Suspected Tucson Shooter 'Slowly Spiraled Into Madness'
    The two teenagers were in an old minivan just before midnight, driving through their scrubby neighborhood on the outskirts of Tucson when they were pulled over by sheriff's deputies. The driver and his passenger, Jared Lee Loughner, both smelled...
  • Threatening Fax to Senator Prompted by Limbaugh Rant

    Threatening Fax to Senator Prompted by Limbaugh Rant
    The faxes appeared after Senator Leland Yee called out talk show host Rush Limbaugh for making fun of Chinese language and culture on live radio. Yee spokesman Adam Keigwin says instead, Limbaugh compared himself to a 1960's comedian. "People used to...
  • Arrest Photos of Tucson Suspect Jared Loughner Released

    Arrest Photos of Tucson Suspect Jared Loughner Released
    Authorities on Tuesday released two new booking photos of Jared Loughner, the college dropout accused in the Arizona shooting rampage. The 22 year-old Loughner is smiling slightly in the photos taken from the front and the back, and released by the U.S....
  • 800 dogs, 82 birds rescued from mobile home

    About 800 small dogs, including Chihuahuas, terriers and Pomeranians, were seized from a triple-wide mobile home whose occupants were overwhelmed trying to care for the animals, authorities said Wednesday. Pima County sheriff's deputies and animal...
  • Arizona law reflects mounting anger over illegal immigration

     
    By JACQUES BILLEAUD and AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press Writers PHOENIX (AP) — As the days tick down until the Arizona immigration law takes effect, the state stands as a monument to the anger over illegal immigration that is present in so many...
  • 2010 may see new high in border-crossing deaths

     
    2010 has seen illegal immigration become firmly embedded as a point of contention in the partisan warfare dominating today's political environment. The passage of Arizona's immigration law SB1070 (partially blocked by a District Court injunction)...
  • Opportunity--and death--await migrants at the U.S. border

    In the breathtakingly beautiful Sonoran desert, the clutter is stunning. Everywhere there are baby bottles and torn women's shoes and ripped backpacks and empty water jugs and crumpled prayer books and dusty heaps of clothes left behind by migrants...