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.
FLORENCE — A Phoenix defense attorney has been sentenced to three years in prison on convictions on charges of helping a criminal gang led by her husband, a prison inmate whom she represented as a lawyer.
The Pinal County Attorney's Office says Carmen Lynn Fischer Garcia was sentenced March…
PHOENIX — A man convicted of killing nine people, including six monks, during a robbery at a Buddhist temple in metro Phoenix was sentenced Friday to 249 years in prison, marking the end of one of the most notorious criminal cases in Arizona over the past 25 years.
Johnathan A. Doody was fo…
A man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and prohibited possessor charges in connection with a 2013 shooting on Tucson's south side.
A second arrest has been made in the November killing of a homeless Tucson man.
A former convenience store clerk who set his store on fire was sentenced to 2½ years in prison on Monday.
PHOENIX — An Arizona Department of Corrections officer is accused of having sex with an inmate in the back of a state prison van.
Authorities say 26-year-old Anthony James Marotta is being held on suspicion of two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate.
His bond is set at $15,000…
A man who pleaded guilty in a fatal DUI crash will spend the next 7ƒ years in prison.
The married couple accused of keeping three children locked in their bedrooms for nearly two years were arraigned in Pima County Superior Court on Friday, entering pleas of not guilty.
A Pima County jail officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.
A Florence prison inmate suspected of killing his cellmate did so to stay in prison, not because of a fight as initially suspected, authorities say.
Authorities have identified the victim and suspect involved in a fatal assault at a Florence prison Saturday.
The American Friends Service Committee—Arizona, also known as the Quakers, has released a new report calling for improved health care in Arizona prisons.