Isabel Celis’ Tucson Murder Retrial Results in Clements’ Conviction on All Charges

by on March 1, 2024 0

Isabel Celis In Tucson, Arizona, Christopher Clements was convicted on Thursday, February 29th for all charges in the retrial of Isabel Celis’ murder, which included first-degree murder, kidnapping, and second-degree burglary. Last year, the initial jury was unable to reach a decision on whether Clements was responsible for kidnapping and murdering Celis. In November...

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Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

by on February 29, 2024 0

Manuel Alejandro Beltran-Quintero, 35, of Tucson, was sentenced last week by United States District Judge Jennifer G. Zipps to 120 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release. Beltran-Quintero pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine on September 7, 2023. Five co-defendants also charged in...

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ADOT Announces Winners in its Name-A-Snowplow Contest

by on February 29, 2024 0

The results are in for the Arizona Department of Transportation’s second Name-A-Snowplow Contest and Arizonans have chosen some humorous and creative names. After tabulating more than 9,500 votes, the winning snowplow names are: “Snowbi-Wan Kenobi” “Fast and Flurryous” “Scoopacabra” These winners beat out seven other finalists in the Name-A-Snowplow Contest, and the names have...

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Wendy’s Will Not Implement Surge Pricing

by on February 28, 2024 0

News broke on Tuesday that burger chain Wendy’s had plans to start an experiment with raising and lowering food prices during peak times. The details were described as a customer in line waiting to order a $5 hamburger, but when the time comes to place the order at the drive thru, kiosk or cashier the price...

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Nogales Man Indicted for Trafficking in Firearms 

by on February 28, 2024 0

On February 21, 2024, a federal grand jury indicted Jose Rene Murrieta, 30, of Nogales, on one count of Smuggling Goods from the United States, Felony Receipt of a Firearm, and Conspiracy to Smuggle Firearms Out of the United States to Promote a Felony. The complaint alleges that on January 23, 2024, Murrieta attempted...

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Attorney General Mayes Announces Lawsuit Challenging Anticompetitive Kroger, Albertsons Merger

by on February 27, 2024 0

Attorney General Kris Mayes, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and a bipartisan coalition of states, announced on Monday the filing of a lawsuit that challenges the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons. These companies are the country’s two largest national supermarket chains, and this merger presents a significant risk of reduced competition and higher...

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Arizona Woman Charged With 150 Animal Cruelty Charges

by on February 27, 2024 0

Jill Houchens A Cochise County woman is facing close to 150 charges of animal abuse and cruelty. 56-year-old Jill Houchens was taken into custody on February 19, by Cochise County deputies for having reports surfaced of animals residing in unhygienic conditions within her residence in Hereford. The animals were found living in unsatisfactory conditions and...

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