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Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Claim: DOC “failed miserably” in keeping employees safe.

July 17, 2014 5:37 pm
Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

Police: Phoenix priest killed with colleague's gun

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…

June 16, 2014 10:33 am Related

Ruling: Arizona inmates' lawsuit over 'cruel treatment' can proceed

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.

June 05, 2014 10:04 amLoading…

Report: Ariz. provided food stamps to incarcerated, dead

PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Inmate found hanging at Pima Animal Care Center

A state Department of Corrections inmate who was assigned to work at the county animal care center apparently committed suicide Wednesday, police said.

July 17, 2013 5:36 pm

Arizona death row inmate commits suicide

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.

May 10, 2013 12:52 pm Related

Around the State

Flagstaff teacher accused of slapping kindergartner's face

December 15, 2012 12:00 am
Hooch blamed for Arizona prison botulism outbreak

Hooch blamed for Arizona prison botulism outbreak

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.

November 26, 2012 10:27 amLoading…
Tucson man in prison for murder charged with second slaying

Tucson man in prison for murder charged with second slaying

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.

September 25, 2012 5:45 pm

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