Crime

Napier removes ICE agent from Pima County Jail

Sheriff Mark Napier has removed federal immigration agents from the Pima County Jail.

  UPDATE: Tucson woman found guilty of child abuse in burning of daughter

Samantha Osteraas, the Tucson woman accused of intentionally burning her child with hot bath water, was found guilty of child abuse.

Oro Valley police ask for help identifying shoplifting suspect

The suspect is described as about 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds. Police believe he is about 45 years old.

Tucson man accused in fatal hit-and-run arrested in Mexico

Sean Michael Yacks is in the Pima County Jail and facing charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash.

UPDATE: One arrested after search of northwest side home

Four people were detained as authorities served a search warrant at a home on the northwest side of Tucson Thursday, Oct. 18.

Tucson mom takes stand in defense of child abuse charges

The last witness to the stand for the defense was Samantha Osteraas. She began her more than an hour long testimony at Pima County Superior Court on Wednesday.

UPDATE: Woman commits suicide days after fatally shooting husband

A woman committed suicide two days after fatally shooting her husband during a fight at their home on Tucson’s east side, city police said.

UAPD warning students, staff about car break-ins

The University of Arizona Police Department is investigating eight reports of vehicle break-ins from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 at the Main Gate and Tyndall Garages.

Woman arrested in Tucson for shooting death of Phoenix man

Ashley Rios was booked into the Pima County Jail, charged in the Sept. 14 shooting death in Phoenix of William Jones.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

UPDATE: Man with history of DUI charges arrested following hit-and-run crash

A man has been arrested following a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in midtown Tucson late Monday, Oct. 15.

Court docs reveal new information about fatal ‘A’ Mountain crash

According to court documents, Yanibra Moreno had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.40, five times the legal limit of 0.08, at the time of the crash.

Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

Authorities say a Wisconsin teenager who has been missing since her parents were found dead in their home isn't a runaway and that they believe she's in danger

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Death penalty a possibility for man accused of killing Isabel Celis, Maribel Gonzales

The death penalty is a possibility for Christopher Clements, the man accused of killing Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales in Tucson years ago.

KOLD Investigates: Doctor pleads guilty after opioid indictment

A doctor in Pima County, with a history of infractions involving opioid prescriptions, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

CBP canine sniffs out, helps stop a $1 million drug smuggling attempt near Douglas

Thanks to help from a drug sniffing canine, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt of more than $1 million in hard drugs on Friday, Oct. 12.

Judge grants changes in Sophia Richter’s release conditions

All three of her daughters asked the judge to release Sophia Richter. They said she was a victim, too.

Child burn victim testifies in trial of adoptive mother

No cell phones, no cameras and lots of security. Those were the conditions of the courtroom as the 7-year-old victim in this case took the stand. The court's first priority in this trial, the judge said, was the well-being of the child.

Vigil for bicyclist killed on A-Mountain

A 20-year-old driver is facing several felony charges, including second degree murder, after a deadly drive down 'A' Mountain Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Police ID victim in deadly hit-and-run on 'A' Mountain

73-year-old Richard E. Ellwanger died about two hours after being taken to Banner University Medical Center on Thursday, Oct. 11.

Suspect in deaths of Isabel Celis, Maribel Gonzales gets new lawyer

Christopher Clements, who is the suspect in the two high-profile deaths, will be represented by Scottsdale attorney Eric W. Kessler.

Vigil calls for justice ahead of manslaughter retrial for Border Patrol agent

Six years ago, a Mexican teen was shot and killed through the Nogales border wall. On Wednesday, family and friends of Juan Antonio Elena Rodriguez returned to the spot to remember the 16-year-old.

Heavy police presence on the northwest side

Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers had pulled over a vehicle near I-10 and Twin Peaks, when several people jumped out and ran.

Trial begins for Tucson woman accused of burning daughter

The trial for the Tucson woman accused of intentionally burning her child began this week.

Sahuarita police asking for help identifying shoplifting suspects

The Sahuarita Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating suspects in two separate shoplifting incidents that occurred earlier this month.

TPD: Body of an adult male found near Oracle, Miracle Mile

A body was discovered in an area near Oracle and Miracle Mile on Wednesday.

Accused Arizona child predator arrested by federal agents

An Arizona man is facing a host of sex crime charges, including child prostitution, sexual exploitation of a minor and sexual conduct with a minor.

UPDATE: Female suspect shot by deputy on south side of Tucson

A female suspect, identified as 19-year-old Jenitza Romero was shot by a deputy on the south side of Tucson early Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Child abuse by staff led to closure of Phoenix-area shelter

Federal officials say staff members at a Phoenix-area shelter for unaccompanied migrant children physically abused three children, leading to the closure of the shelter

123 missing children located, 3 saved from possible sex trafficking, in Mich. operation

The recovery operation, called MISafeKid, was described as a “missing juvenile sweep” according to a release by the U.S. Marshals Service.

  Group trying to reduce crime in west-side neighborhood

For many Tucsonans Miracle Mile does not conjure up happy or pleasant thoughts, in fact quite the opposite. As many know the history of the area and its reputation.

TPD: Basketball court fight led to fatal midtown shooting

A fight on a basketball court in midtown Tucson Monday night led to a fatal shooting, city police said.

Man gets life in prison for shooting at federal agents in Tucson

An Arizona man will spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting at federal agents during a 2016 standoff in Tucson.

Pima County courts offering extended hours during special weekend event

Residents will be able to address court matters like outstanding warrants, suspended driver licenses, as well as to address civil traffic infractions, pay fines and reestablish payment plans during the extended hours, if they haven't been able to do so beforehand.

New database includes school shootings from past 5 decades

The K-12 School Shooting Database can be found on the Center for Homeland Defense and Security website.

Sahuarita police searching for suspects in thefts from vehicles

The Sahuarita Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating suspects involved in several thefts from vehicles.

TPD report reveals new details on east side home drug death

Reports from the Tucson Police Department reveal why police had to block off an east-side home back in July.

WATCH: Phoenix road rage caught on video

A road rage situation in Phoenix was captured on video.

Former lawyer sentenced to 10.5 years for domestic violence death

A judge in Pima County sentenced Christopher Raboin on Monday, Oct. 8, to 10.5 years for the 2015 beating death of Rosalia Gilbert.

2 inmates escape Kentucky jail after hiding in trash cans

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Justin Stumler or Jeremy Hunt should call police at 574-LMPD.