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Authorities say a man has been sentenced to 196 years in prison for sex trafficking in Arizona during Super Bowl weekend last year.

Chandler police announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Leon Daniels was convicted two months ago and sentenced on July 1.

The Mohave County Attorney's Office has cleared a Lake Havasu City police officer in a fatal shooting last month.

Authorities have released more details on an 18-year Tucson man arrested on terrorism charges.

Mahin Khan was arrested on Friday and is being held without bond in Maricopa County.

Documents show the FBI was tracking Khan in April and that he made contact with a terrorist organization about obtaining weapons and instructions to make a bomb.

A man is facing murder and assault charges following a deadly shooting outside a courthouse in eastern Arizona that stemmed from a dispute over a custody hearing.

Authorities on Wednesday identified the suspect as 47-year-old Salomon Diaz of Snowflake, the grandfather of the children involved in the custody hearing. He had been taking care of them for an extended time.

It’s week two of a manhunt for a leader of a polygamous sect of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Federal authorities say Lyle Jeffs is wanted on charges of food stamp fraud. Arizona Public Radio’s Aaron Granillo reports Jeffs escaped house arrest after removing his GPS monitoring device.


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