Wednesday's execution opens questions about possible pain felt during lethal injection.
There's no way to make executions "humane."
Relatives of Tucson victims say he got what he deserved.
State's capital punishment shifted from hanging to electrocution to lethal injection to a belief it's best not to do it at all.
The man convicted of gunning down six people in cold blood in a pair of 1996 robberies died quietly Wednesday in Housing Unit 9 at the Arizona Department of Corrections prison in Florence.
The Arizona Department of Corrections plans to execute the man convicted of gunning down six people in a pair of 1996 robberies this morning.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has declined a rehearing for an Arizona death-row inmate scheduled to be executed this week.
FLORENCE, Ariz. — Arizona on Wednesday executed the oldest person on its death row, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery.
The execution of 71-year-old Edward Harold Schad Jr. came about two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appe…
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't have a legal claim, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this afternoon rejected the bid by Edward Schad to delay his execution.
PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.
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.
PHOENIX - A serial killer on death row wants the media barred from a hearing on whether he is mentally competent to waive further appeals so he can be executed as soon as possible, his lawyer said Friday.
Prosecutors are seeking an execution warrant for an inmate who has been on death row since 1985 for the murder of a Bisbee man. The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the motion on Jan. 8.
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.
FLORENCE - For 20 years, Patty Hancock refused to buy new Christmas stockings for her children because they wouldn't match the one that belonged to her slain daughter, Mandy.
was convicted in the murders of Mary Snyder, Mandy Meyers.
Mary Snyder was killed by Randy Brazeal and Richard Dale Stokley. The latter is scheduled for execution.
Mandy Meyers was murdered after she and Mary Snyder disappeared from a community campout.
They were both 13 and looking forward to the eighth grade. One loved to ride motorcycles, shoot BB guns and gymnastics. The other loved cheerleading, her nine cats and her Barbie dolls.