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Readers express doubts on Prop. 425 road repairs, electric buses, death penalty.

October 31, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
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Readers criticize Sabino Canyon traffic, paid family leave, congressional democrats, pedestrian study. 

October 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Readers' views on Holmes conviction, Donald Trump, Chattanooga shooting, Obama presidency.

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Reader opinions on Ducey and school funding, death penalty, Memorial Day column.

May 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Readers express opinions on Michael Gerson, Tsarnaev death penalty, bicycle accidents.

May 24, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Letters on Raul Castro, Ft. Hood purple hearts, Pima County adoption help.

April 14, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

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Readers thoughts about Jan Brewer's bonuses, UA football, Winterhaven lights, death penalty.

January 02, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…
Supreme Court could nullify murder conviction

Supreme Court could nullify murder conviction

PHOENIX — A man convicted of the brutal murder of a Buckeye librarian could escape not only the death penalty, but his conviction, because of alleged bias by the judge.

December 01, 2014 5:45 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…

Arizona should stop executions

There's no way to make executions "humane."

July 25, 2014 5:40 pmLoading…

Brewer vetoes expanded death penalty, citing constitutionality fears

PHOENIX — Calling it a serious threat to the state’s death penalty, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have allowed more criminals to be executed.

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Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

A jury in Pima County Superior Court found Kyle Alegria guilty of the 2009 rape and murder of a 7-year-old neighbor.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am

Clemency board denies death sentence appeal

PHOENIX — Without dissent, the Board of Executive Clemency voted Wednesday to reject Edward Schad’s request to commute his death sentence.

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Clemency board challenge in death penalty case due today

PHOENIX — A federal judge refused late Tuesday to block a scheduled hearing today by the Board of Executive Clemency on the fate of convicted murderer Edward Schad.

October 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Appeals court orders review in 1989 death penalty case

Appeals court orders review in 1989 death penalty case

PHOENIX — Convicted murderer David Detrich will get yet another chance to escape being put to death.

September 04, 2013 6:30 pmLoading…
Arias' attorneys seek delay until January for retrial of penalty phase

Arias' attorneys seek delay until January for retrial of penalty phase

PHOENIX - Attorneys for Jodi Arias have asked an Arizona judge to delay until next year a retrial of the penalty phase in her case to allow the convicted murderer time to gather witnesses to testify on her behalf.

June 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

The innocent awaiting execution are victims, too

At great political peril, George Ryan did the right thing.

May 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Jodi Arias asks for life term; jury deliberates

PHOENIX — Jodi Arias begged jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison, saying she “lacked perspective” when she told a local reporter in an interview that she preferred execution to spending the rest of her days in jail.

May 21, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Trial set for child murder suspect who is finally deemed competent

An Ajo man accused of raping and killing a little girl nearly four years ago has finally been deemed competent to stand trial, but whether he or not he is eligible for the death penalty is still up for debate.

February 27, 2013 10:38 am

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