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Florence prison employee arrested in Wal-Mart thefts

Florence prison employee arrested in Wal-Mart thefts

He allegedly brought his 4-year-old daughter to shoplifting. 

December 11, 2014 10:23 am Photos

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Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

PHOENIX — A veteran state lawmaker is pushing his colleagues to triple the wages of some Arizonans.

December 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Some doubt prosecutors' numbers on violent offenders

Some doubt prosecutors' numbers on violent offenders

Group says report conflates violent with repeat offenders. 

December 09, 2014 12:10 pmLoading…
Tucson prisoner who escaped work crew is caught

Tucson prisoner who escaped work crew is caught

Walked away from a work crew Monday afternoon; found a short time later in central Tucson.

December 01, 2014 4:03 pm Related
Arizona holds off issuing execution warrants

Arizona holds off issuing execution warrants

Will wait for lawsuit over execution secrecy to be resolved.

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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.

March 25, 2014 9:57 amLoading…
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.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

September 04, 2013 11:30 amLoading…
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Martin Ward

May 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

January 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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

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