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Crime And Justice

Tucson mom given 13 years in prison for sickening baby daughter

Tucson mom given 13 years in prison for sickening baby daughter

A woman who intentionally contaminated her baby daughter's intravenous lines with fecal matter causing the infant to contract several bacterial infections was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday.

August 09, 2013 11:31 am
Arizona inmate's death sentence upheld

Arizona inmate's death sentence upheld

PHOENIX — A new court ruling upholds an Arizona death-row inmate’s second death sentence for the murder of a woman who lived in the same Chandler apartment complex.

December 07, 2012 10:30 am Related Loading…

Man accused of burning woman alive rejects life-saving plea agreement

Judge Deborah Bernini got a surprise this morning and she didn't seem to be  too happy about it.

November 14, 2012 11:05 am

Confessed pimp can't back out of plea agreement

A Tempe man who tried to change his mind after admitting he is a pimp is going to be sentenced next month afterall.

November 13, 2012 12:24 pm

Man serving life sentence now facing maximum of 15

A convicted killer will have his sentenced dramatically reduced next month because of a misstep by his former defense attorney.

November 13, 2012 12:15 pm

Jilted lover placed on probation for arson

A 22-year-old man who was rejected by his former girlfriend will be spending the next four years on probation for torching her house.

November 01, 2012 10:40 am

Former teacher asks for sentence to be changed again, and again, and again

Once a high profile defendant is sentenced, you usually don't hear about them again unless it has something to do with the appellate process.

October 05, 2012 6:00 am

Convicted killer left in limbo by judge's departure

When Judge Jose Robles quit his job abruptly a couple of weeks ago, people were left scrambling.

October 04, 2012 12:05 pm

Jury convicts 1 of 2 men in 2010 Tucson killing

A Pima County jury convicted one of two men charged with first-degree murder in a September 2010 homicide Wednesday, but was unable to reach a decision as to the second man.

August 01, 2012 4:29 pm

Ajo murder suspect to spend more time in competency program

The doctors in the Loretto Alegria case still think he will one day be competent to stand trial, but they've asked for more time with him.

July 11, 2012 4:26 pm

Competency of murder suspect to be evaluated

Judge Paul Tang agreed this morning to have doctors take a look at a man accused of killing another man around Christmastime last year.

June 01, 2012 4:11 pm

Trial nearing end in Vasquez brothers' case

Prosecutor Julie Sottosanti rested her case against Orel and Christian Vasquez Friday afternoon after playing Orel's post-arrest interview with a local TV station.

May 29, 2012 12:57 pm

Wife killer to get new sentence, again

The Arizona Court of Appeals decided late last week James Johnson's second-degree murder conviction should stand, but his 22-year prison sentence should be vacated, again.

May 21, 2012 11:36 am

Man facing up to 21 years in buddy's death

The last defendant in a three-defendant murder case has entered a deal with prosecutors.

May 09, 2012 9:00 amLoading…

Murder suspect facing max sentence of seven years

A murder suspect who was facing a potential life sentence is now facing a maximum prison sentence of seven years after entering a deal with prosecutors.

May 09, 2012 6:00 amLoading…

Man gets prison in Tucson cocaine case

An illegal immigrant from Cuba has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison after being convicted in an Tucson cocaine case.

December 15, 2011 8:20 am

Tucson man pleads guilty in home invasion sting

The last of four men who showed up to commit a home invasion not knowing their partners were undercover police officers has pleaded guilty.

November 08, 2011 2:03 pm

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