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1 Newborn found in bag: A University of Arizona sophomore who gave birth to a boy Monday placed the child in a plastic bag at the foot of her bed in a dormitory room on campus, according to court documents The infant is recovering; the student, Sarah Elizabeth Tatum, 19, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and felony child abuse.

2 Imams’ complaint: US Airways didn’t discriminate against six imams when it removed them from a Phoenix-bound flight at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in 2006, the U.S. Department of Transportation says. One of the men was Imam Omar Shahin, who ran the Islamic Center of Tucson from 2000 to 2003.

3 Tucson gangs: Although Tucson is one of the major hubs in the country for marijuana distribution, gang violence here could be “much worse” than it is, even though 22 of 74 homicides in 2008 were gang related, a Tucson Police Department gang expert says.

4 Fire: A three-alarm fire at a strip of businesses in the Lost Barrio near downtown may have done more than $1 million of damage.

5 Decomposing body: South Tucson police officers receive a tip and head to a South Tucson apartment, where they find a female visitor and a bedridden, terminally ill woman in one room and the decomposing body of an unidentified woman in another room. The dead woman appears to have been in the room for up to four days, police say.

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