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Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

Arizona prison teacher sues over attack by inmate

The lawsuit filed in Pinal County Superior Court doesn't seek specific damages.

October 07, 2014 6:43 pmLoading…
Group joins fight for records in 2-hour execution

Group joins fight for records in 2-hour execution

It took nearly two hours for Joseph Rudolph Wood to die in July.

September 18, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
ACLU report calls prison medical care inadequate

ACLU report calls prison medical care inadequate

ACLU reports claim prison medical care fails to meet basic needs. 

September 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Tucson killer's execution takes two hours

Tucson killer's execution takes two hours

Relatives of Tucson victims say he got what he deserved. 

July 23, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Chandler couple pleaded guilty in SaddleBrooke burglaries

Chandler couple pleaded guilty in SaddleBrooke burglaries

A couple who pleaded guilty in SaddleBrooke burglaries was sentenced in Pinal County to prison.

April 23, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

Accused Albuquerque police dog shooter was ex-con from Ariz.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — A man once imprisoned in Arizona on burglary convictions was suspected of shooting a police dog during a business burglary Friday, Albuquerque police say.

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Man, 42, found dead in Tucson homicide case

Man, 42, found dead in Tucson homicide case

A 42-year-old man was found dead outside a south-side house Tuesday morning, police said.

October 29, 2013 8:45 pm
Jones executed for Tucson killing spree

Jones executed for Tucson killing spree

Robert Glen Jones Jr., who was convicted in the killing of six people in two Tucson robberies, was executed by lethal injection this morning.

October 23, 2013 11:00 am Related

Former corrections officer gets 11 years for sex with minor

A former Arizona Department of Corrections officer was sentenced to 11 years in prison for carrying on a sexual relationship with a minor even after a conviction for having sex with the same teen.

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Sentencing of former DOC worker accused of sex with a minor postponed

Sentencing of a former Arizona Department of Corrections officer scheduled for Wednesday for sexual conduct with a minor was postponed until Monday.

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Martin Ward

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Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

Convicted child-killer Atwood sues over limit on priest visits

The Tucson man convicted in the 1984 kidnapping and killing of Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, 8, has filed a lawsuit against state prison officials over his religious freedoms.

February 04, 2013 3:23 pm Related

Tucson fugitive isn't a fugitive after all

This morning, the Star reported Albert Canez committed suicide in jail and his brother, Julian Canez, is a fugitive in an attempted murder case.

January 30, 2013 11:03 am Related

Educational program expanded for Arizona's inmates

The Arizona Department of Corrections began doing something in November it hasn't done in years - it began offering recently released inmates classes on such things as substance abuse, developing job skills, following a budget.

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Blog: Condemned killer Stokley seemed resigned at the end

Blog: Condemned killer Stokley seemed resigned at the end

After covering the criminal justice system for more than 20 years, one might think I'd get tired of it or burned out. It's just the opposite.

December 06, 2012 12:30 am Related
Teen gets 5 years in home invasion when he was 13

Teen gets 5 years in home invasion when he was 13

A Tucson mother of three told a teenage home invader Monday his actions devastated her family, but she is praying for him.

December 04, 2012 12:00 am
Teen gets 5 years in home invasion when he was 13

Teen gets 5 years in home invasion when he was 13

Sixteen-year-old Vicente Valles, right, pleaded guilty on Nov. 1 to one count of armed robbery stemming from the 2010 home invasion. Defense attorney Mark Resnick is at left.

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Prison for teen in violent Tucson home invasion

A Tucson mother of three told a teenage home invader Monday his actions devastated her family, but she is praying for him.

December 03, 2012 4:00 pm

Clandestine booze sickens 7 inmates

FLORENCE - Contraband alcohol produced by prisoners inside a maximum-security prison in Florence is believed to be the cause of suspected botulism poisoning of seven inmates, authorities say.

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Deputy marshal suspended after Tucson crash

Deputy marshal suspended after Tucson crash

A Patagonia deputy marshal has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Tucson.

October 24, 2012 4:01 pm Related

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