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Judge closes door to new trial for Arizona rancher in fatal shooting of Mexican man

The judge said justice would not be served by letting prosecutors wait for a tactical advantage to retry Kelly.

Arizona election worker accused of stealing a security fob also charged with other crimes

Ringfield also is charged with theft after prosecutors say he stole $9,500 in vintage jewelry from mannequins at the Phoenix Art Museum on May 20.

Smuggler receives 10 years after leaving woman in borderlands to die

A federal judge in Tucson sentenced a human smuggler to 10 years in prison for crimes that include an incident ending in the death of a young mother after he left her in the desert.

Law enforcement partnerships and community help lead to convictions following threats

Federal and local law enforcement partnerships as well as community tips have helped against threats to the University of Arizona community and gender-based violence.

Arizona authorities are investigating theft of device that allows access to vote tabulators

“This is not your average theft,” Maricopa County Sheriff Russ Skinner said at a news conference in Phoenix.

Analysis counts toll of Arizona fentanyl crisis at $58 billion

A new report calculates the direct and indirect costs of the fentanyl crisis to Arizona’s economy at $58 billion last year.

Arizona tribe temporarily bans dances after police officer is fatally shot responding to disturbance

The Phoenix FBI is investigating the fatal shooting, but it has not released many details.

Guilty: Trump becomes first former U.S. president convicted of felony crimes

Jurors convicted Trump on all 34 counts after deliberating for 9.5 hours.

Man accused of starting wildfire in national wildlife preserve near Arizona-California border

Multiple agencies, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and federal Bureau of Land Management, responded to the scene to assist firefighting crews.

11 charged in AZ fake elector case plead not guilty

The remaining defendants — including Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, state Sen. Jake Hoffman, former U.S. Senate candidate Jim Lamon and Trump attorney Jenna Ellis — are scheduled to appear in court next month.

Former Arizona GOP chair Kelli Ward and others set to be arraigned in fake elector case

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani also is scheduled to be arraigned, though it’s unclear whether he’ll seek a postponement.

Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

Giuliani is expected to appear in court Tuesday unless he is granted a delay by the court.

Attorney John Eastman pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona’s fake elector case

Eastman devised a strategy to try to persuade Congress not to certify the election.

As fentanyl seizures increase, Arizona among the worst

A new government-funded study shows that seizures of illicit fentanyl nationwide increased dramatically from 2017 to last year, with Arizona among the top states leading the increase.

Police asking for community’s help in homicide investigation of UA Student

Erin Jones was killed at an off-campus party April 28.

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