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War hero dog saved soldiers in Afghanistan only to be killed in Arizona: Wrong dog euthanized at Pinal County pound – UPDATE: Employee fired

A dog named Target, who not only survived the war in Afghanistan but also saved soldiers from a suicide bomber, was taken home by her soldier owner to Arizona – only to be killed in the Pinal County pound. A … 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 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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Justice for Tucson teen: Cross-dressing America's Most Wanted fugitive arrested in Mexico after 10 years

Even possible breast implants and dressing as a woman was not enough to hide fugitive Max Montijo-Lamadrid from U.S. Marshals. Lamadrid, 34, who was able to elude authorities for a decade by “assuming another identity” and moving frequently all around … Continue reading

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Let Renteria go? Second hung jury in double murder case of dad suspected of killing to protect son from molester

Daniel Renteria, the father accused of killing two men after one allegedly molested his 3-year-old son, is getting his day in court. Again and again. For the second time in a row, Renteria’s trial ended in a mistrial, thanks to … Continue reading

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Death in the Grand Canyon: Suicides, murder, mishaps in Natural Wonder's deadly history

The Grand Canyon is a place of majesty, magnitude – and death. Two recently hit in less than a week. One of them, a man who tumbled over the edge Oct. 1, gave rise to a number of rumors that … Continue reading

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'Death, vengeance and mass murder' aim of Arizona bomb plot: 'Madman martyr' Turney gets small sentence for big scheme

Arizona man Michael Roy Turney, 62, was reportedly bent on “death, vengeance and mass murder” – and he had all the bombs, weapons and plans with which to achieve it, according to a news release from the District of Arizona’s … Continue reading

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