Category Archives: Police/fire/law

Illegal alien achieves dream of staying in America: Federal prison term for kicking, throwing rocks at Border Patrol

Jaime Martinez-Garcia, of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, was apparently not going to let anything stand in his way of achieving his goal of living in the United States. Not even deportation. And surely not U.S. Border Patrol agents, whom he reportedly … Continue reading

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Thieves hit new low robbing preschool, stealing student hearing aide equipment: Fourth burglary for Vail campus

While thieves were never at the top of the list of upstanding citizens to begin with, a few went to new lows by robbing a preschool over the Thanksgiving weekend. A preschool. Isn’t there some kind of moral code against … Continue reading

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Legal and illegal aliens keep on coming: Massive job loss in U.S. does not slow immigration, study says

Woe is America. In the past 10 years we’ve experienced two recessions, an overall loss of 1 million jobs – and an influx of 13.1 million legal and illegal aliens streaming across the borders. Somehow the math is not working … Continue reading

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Candy Store Show Club killer never caught, family of victim Angel Martinez keeps memory, hope for justice alive

Native Tucsonan Angel Martinez was a young man with a bright smile and plans for an even brighter future, his sister said – but all light was snuffed out when the 20-year-old was fatally shot in front of the Candy … Continue reading

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Tucson police cuts? You bet. No layoffs but plenty of frustration, reductions in wake of Prop. 400 failure

The Tucson Police Department will be tightening its already overloaded belt in the wake of the of the recent election results. But we saw that coming. A majority 62 percent voted no to Proposition 400, which would have led to … Continue reading

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Tucson man shot dead for being in 'wrong place at wrong time' – Killer of Julius Lat still on the loose

Julius Lat used to always say he would never make it to age 30, said his fiancée Jessica Catalan. He didn’t. He instead ended up fatally shot in the head Aug. 6 – at age 24 – with his death … Continue reading

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Pregnant girlfriend beaten, brutalized, dragged by hair – Boyfriend sentenced to 25 years

Hitting a woman is cowardly enough. But hitting a pregnant woman is one of the lowest crimes a guy can muster. A federal judge seems to agree, sentencing a man found guilty of brutalizing his pregnant girlfriend to 25 years … Continue reading

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