Group says report conflates violent with repeat offenders.
The study was done for the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council.
Walked away from a work crew Monday afternoon; found a short time later in central Tucson.
Case involved kidnapping, ransom over the disappearance of a marijuana load.
New unit to house 500 max-security inmates; construction cost $50M.
The inmate was hospitalized in critical condition.
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.
Jorge Renteria Urias pleaded to two counts of attempted sexual misconduct.
ACLU reports claim prison medical care fails to meet basic needs.
The two separate crimes were drug-related.
There is no basis for a class action, federal judge is told.
Claim: DOC “failed miserably” in keeping employees safe.
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.
Louis Cuen Taylor spent most of his life living in the structured environment of prison.
PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.
Convicted mass murderer Jared Lee Loughner carefully chronicled his changing thoughts, growing rage and suicidal urges in MySpace postings in the months leading up to the shooting, newly-released FBI files show.
A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was sentenced to 7½ years in prison Wednesday in Pima County Superior Court.
Authorities are looking for an inmate who walked away Sunday from a minimum security camp in Tucson.
An inmate has escaped from a minimum-security facility in Tucson, federal authorities say.