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Man given 25-to-life term in 2011 killing

Man given 25-to-life term in 2011 killing

Bryan Lamar Lee was found guilty of killing Jordan Peterson.

August 04, 2014 4:30 pm
Phillips to spend life in prison for ex-husband's car-bomb killing

Phillips to spend life in prison for ex-husband's car-bomb killing

Pamela Phillips will spend the remainder of her life in prison.

May 22, 2014 11:15 am Related

Yuma wife who hired hitman loses sentencing appeal

YUMA, Ariz. — A Yuma woman convicted of hiring a hitman to kill her husband in 1997 has been denied an appeal of her life sentence.

March 09, 2014 12:09 pm
Court upholds murder conviction of ex-border activist Shawna Forde

Court upholds murder conviction of ex-border activist Shawna Forde

The Arizona Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a former border activist sentenced to death for killing a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion in Southern Arizona.

January 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Man gets 25 years for drug-related killing

A man who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison this week.

August 27, 2013 6:00 pm

Tucson man given life term in girlfriend’s killing

A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for stabbing his girlfriend to death in front of the woman’s teen daughter.

August 05, 2013 3:18 pm

Tucson man who set woman on fire convicted of murder

A Tucson man was convicted today of first degree murder for setting a woman on fire.

June 12, 2013 12:18 pm

Tucson man gets 25-to-life in drug-related killing

The mother of a Tucson man shot and killed in 2010 told a judge that her 13-year-old granddaughter lost her best friend, her hero and her motivation with her father’s death.

May 29, 2013 3:00 pm
Fitz Blog: Jodi, Jodi, Jodi

Fitz Blog: Jodi, Jodi, Jodi

Jodi Arias begged jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison claiming she would use her time in prison to accomplish 8 life goals.

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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
Tucson Pioneer Hotel fire: Louis Taylor leaves prison

Tucson Pioneer Hotel fire: Louis Taylor leaves prison

Louis Cuen Taylor was driven away from a Tucson prison this afternoon, ending 42 years behind bars for the deadly Pioneer Hotel fire.

April 02, 2013 10:34 am Photos

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LA chef to judge: "I didn’t cook my wife"

LA chef to judge: "I didn’t cook my wife"

A chef who told police he cooked his wife’s body in boiling water was sentenced Friday in Los Angeles to 15 years to life in prison for second-degree murder.

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Tucson man charged with setting woman on fire rejects plea offer

A Tucson man accused of setting a woman on fire four years ago will be going to trial in June after turning down a plea agreement that would’ve given him a life sentence with release possible after 25 years.

February 07, 2013 11:54 am

Tucson man convicted in fatal home invasion

A Tucson man is facing a life sentence after being convicted late Friday of first-degree murder and other felony charges in a June 2011 deadly home invasion.

February 04, 2013 3:14 pm

Tucson woman given 25-to-life for role in ex-boyfriend's killing

A Tucson woman who arranged for her former boyfriend to be beaten to death was sentenced to life in prison Monday with release possible after 25 years. She was also sentenced to a consecutive five-year sentence for kidnapping.

January 28, 2013 4:16 pm

Tucson woman convicted for role in ex-boyfriend’s slaying

It took jurors about 30 minutes Tuesday to convict a Tucson woman accused of orchestrating the beating death of her former boyfriend.

December 11, 2012 2:00 pm
Phillips deemed fit for trial in ex-husband's pipe-bomb slaying in Tucson

Phillips deemed fit for trial in ex-husband's pipe-bomb slaying in Tucson

Pamela Phillips’ defense attorneys believe their client remains mentally unfit to stand trial and would like her to be medicated, but the judge presiding over her case strongly disagrees.

November 30, 2012 5:00 pm Related

Man convicted in dragging death of ASU student

TEMPE — A transient was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and robbery after prosecutors said he used a rented car to fatally drag an Arizona State University student while stealing her purse.

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Inmate tries to smash out of Tucson prison in delivery truck

Inmate tries to smash out of Tucson prison in delivery truck

A Tucson inmate planned a prison escape worthy of a crime show episode, that is until he got caught.

October 17, 2012 1:12 pm Related
Hearing in UA dorm killing postponed

Hearing in UA dorm killing postponed

Pima County Superior Court Judge Scott Rash imposed a stay in the Galareka Harrison case Thursday after prosecutors announced they will be asking the Arizona Court of Appeals to overturn his decision to grant Harrison a new sentencing hearing.

August 16, 2012 2:31 pm

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