New unit to house 500 max-security inmates; construction cost $50M.
The state would revamp its rules on solitary confinement of inmates with serious mental illness.
The lawsuit filed in Pinal County Superior Court doesn't seek specific damages.
Claim: DOC “failed miserably” in keeping employees safe.
PHOENIX — A homeless ex-convict with a history of violence and drug abuse was arrested Monday on suspicion of killing a clergyman with a handgun that had been retrieved by another priest after he was hit with an iron rod at a Phoenix church, police said.
Police say the Rev. Joseph Terra wen…
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court gave the go-ahead today to a class-action lawsuit by inmates in Arizona prisons who allege they and others are being subject to unconstitutional cruel and unusual treatment.
PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.
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A state Department of Corrections inmate who was assigned to work at the county animal care center apparently committed suicide Wednesday, police said.
FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona death row inmate who murdered his wife and young daughter has died in what the Department of Corrections is calling an apparent suicide.
Flagstaff teacher accused of slapping kindergartner's face
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.
A 37-year-old man in prison for murder was arrested after he was accused in the unrelated slaying of a woman 10 years ago, police said.