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The Blue Ribbon Commission is over - what happens now for the Pima County Jail?

A look back on the last year as the Board of Supervisors is set to discuss a revealing jail report tomorrow.

County Administrator skirts jail report’s suggestions, recommends new commission

Administrator Lesher largely agreed with issues facing PCADC, but said the county needs more information on cost and jail alternatives.

Jail survey reveals lack of public consensus on potential expansion

Online survey shows many voters agree conditions, especially in healthcare facilities, need to improve, but the path forward is unclear.

The Buzz: a legislative look ahead into criminal justice reform

The new legislative session begins in January, so we asked those close to reform initiatives what they believe is expected.

Activist groups protest new jail ahead of findings report

Members of No Jail Deaths, Community Care Tucson, and Community on Wheels spoke out against a potential new jail at the Pima County Board of Supervisors this week.

County jail commission report delayed two months

The Pima County Blue Ribbon received a 60 day extension to complete their findings report on the jail.

Nanos Reverses Security Decision for Pima County Board of Supervisors

In an email, Nanos announced the Sheriff’s department would now provide one officer to future meetings.

Pima County Jail Transition Center Opens

The facility connects newly released individuals with community resources to prevent rearrest.

Frustration, grief over inmate deaths evident at new Pima County jail forum

The public questioned whether a new jail will stop people from dying in custody.

The Buzz: UA Faculty Senate report details events that led to deadly shooting on campus

The report examines harassing behaviors of the suspected gunman from early in his time at the UA up to the shooting.

Arizona executive order establishes Death Penalty Independent Review Commissioner

Governor Katie Hobbs said "it's time" for a review after history of botched executions.

Court of appeals listens to arguments over abortion access in Arizona

The three-judge panel did not indicate when their decision would be released.

Tucson Police Department chosen for National Public Safety Partnership

The U.S. Department of Justice program will last for three years.

The Buzz: UA students talk about the events leading to their professor's death

Three students detail months of harassment and threats that were reported, but they feel received inadequate response.

Grand jury indicts suspect in UA shooting with seven felony charges

Charges range from one count of first degree murder to three counts of endangerment.

University of Arizona president emails timeline of steps prior to shooting

President Robert Robbins details steps the university and UAPD took throughout the nine months before the shooting.

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