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Paul Ingram

City manager rejects Tucson police chief resignation over man's death

Jun 25 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. The city manager of Tucson, Arizona said on Thursday he had rejected a resignation offer from its police chief over the death of a man in custody who said he "could not breathe" after he was handcuffed and restrained face down.

Man convicted in 'Fast and Furious' murder of U.S. border agent sentenced to life

Jan 08 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. The man convicted of murder as the "triggerman" for the fatal 2010 shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a case that exposed the ill-fated federal gun-running sting operation dubbed "Fast and Furious" was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison.

Arizona border activist found not guilty of hiding migrants

Nov 20 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. An Arizona jury on Wednesday found a human rights activist not guilty of harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, after the U.S. government prosecuted him for giving them food, water and shelter in the desert.

Arizona border activist told migrants he 'could not hide them'

Nov 19 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. An Arizona human rights activist charged with harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally testified that he told the men he "could not hide them" but let them stay in a building while they recovered from a desert trek.

Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants 'further north' after border crossing

Nov 13 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. An Arizona activist on Wednesday was accused of breaking U.S. law by guiding migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally but his lawyer said he was a "good Samaritan" offering aid to people crossing deadly deserts.

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants

Jun 12 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid. | Video

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor

May 30 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial.

Cheers, jeers on border as Trump pushes wall in State of Union

Feb 06 2019

SAN DIEGO/TUCSON, Ariz./EL PASO, Texas In San Diego, California, locals threw flip-flops at television images of U.S. President Donald Trump as he used his Tuesday State of the Union speech to demand a wall to defend a "dangerous southern border."

U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's killing

Nov 21 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. A U.S. Border Patrol agent was acquitted of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in the shooting death of a Mexican teenager through a border fence, marking another defeat for federal prosecutors in the second trial over the 2012 killing.

U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted of murdering Mexican teenager

Apr 23 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. A U.S. Border Patrol agent was found not guilty of second-degree murder on Monday in the shooting death of a Mexican teenager through the fence between Arizona and Mexico.

World News

Saudi King Salman assails Iran in United Nations debut

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz took aim at Iran during his debut on Wednesday at the annual United Nations meeting of world leaders, calling for a united front to contain Riyadh's rival and stop it from getting weapons of mass destruction.