Tucson headlines: Foreclosure fraud charges; Mortgage fraud indictments; Sheriff stalker arrest; Prosecutor dies; Pedestrian struck; Rollover; Pedestrian killed

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A Tucson man who attempted a run at mayor this year is facing multiple fraud charges.

Marshall Home, along with Margaret Broderick, are accused of charging people to "fight" their foreclosure.

Prosecutors say, for a $500 fee, the duo would file false documents in bankruptcy court, making false claims against the U.S.

They're also accused of impersonating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to steal properties from those companies.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Four people in Pima County have been indicted in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud conspiracy.

They are real estate developers William Naponelli and Walter Fruit, escrow officer Sandra Jackson and real estate agent Brian Atwood.

They are accused of getting fraudulent loans for 19 properties that eventually were foreclosed in the northwest Tucson, Marana area.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A Tucson man is locked up, accused of stalking the Pima County sheriff.

William Bone Tremethick, 53, is accused of repeatedly calling sheriff Clarence Dupnik with threats.

Deputies say he has mental issues.

No word on exactly what Tremethick would say in his messages but deputies say he would ramble on with threats.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Former Pima County prosecutor Ken Peasley has died following a long battle with cancer.

Twice awarded Prosecutor of the Year, Peasley lost his law license in 2004 for eliciting false testimony from Tucson police detective Joseph Godoy in the murder trial of three men accused of the infamous murders at El Grande Market.

He's survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Traffic backed up on 29th Street near Columbus Thursday after a car hit a pedestrian.

No word yet on how seriously the person is hurt.

29th street was closed for a few hours.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Thursday a rollover wreck on Speedway near Craycroft sent one man to the hospital.

No word exactly how it happened but the driver of this overturned Jeep needed to be cut out with the jaws of life.

Tucson Fire officials say he suffered serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A 75-year-old woman died after being hit by a car Wednesday night.

Maria Castillo was crossing the street with her 10-year-old granddaughter, on 12th Avenue just south of Utah Street.

The little girl broke her arm.

They were not in the crosswalk and the 25-year-old man who hit them was found to not be at fault.