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Part 2: Domestic Violence Issue 'Huge,' Head of Shelter Says

1 in 4 women will be victims; 12,000 calls annually in Pima County, yet incidents are under-reported.

Part 1: Pima Sheriff's Domestic Violence Plan a National Model

Sergeant says agency goes beyond standard for response to separate perpetrators, victims.

How Family Drug Court Led One Parent to Get Her Kids Back

Graduate and recovery specialist, both recovering addicts, describe how program benefited them.

METRO WEEK: Pima County Foster Care System Remains Overwhelmed

There are more children than homes and prevention the best plan, court director says

Court Program That Reunites Families Faces Budget Cuts

County budget has $23 million deficit, and some cuts could come from courts.

AZ WEEK: Innovative Domestic Violence Program Attracts Attention

Pima County Sheriff's Department works with 'Emerge!', Tucson women's, children's shelter.

Pascua Yaquis Begin Prosecuting Non-Tribal Members

New program allows pursuit of criminal cases in domestic violence against women on reservation.

Judge Drops Most Charges in Trial of Immigration Activists

Twelve protesters still facing charges for obstruction of a highway and public nuisance.

Pima County Hopes Changes to Family Drug Court Will Reunite More Families

Partnership with Department of Child Safety could break down bureaucratic obstacles.

Arizona Congressional Redistricting Goes to Supreme Court

Arguments in DC Monday over whether voter-approved commission or Legislature should draw lines.

Gone Missing: Family's Search for Long-Lost Daughter

Nearly 30 years later, Rochelle Ihm's disappearance in Phoenix remains unresolved.

Gone Missing: Arizona Nearly Leading the Nation in Missing Persons Cases

Federal statistics show high numbers of unidentifed remains, too; promixity to border among reasons.

Dupnik Says He Will Resign as Pima County Sheriff

Makes announcement on local radio station; Democrat has been in office 34 years, reelected 8 times.

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