Arizona has faced intense criticism over the attack on the teacher, who was alone in room of sex offenders.
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The successful prosecution of this type of case is believed to be the the first in the region in at least 15 years.
PHOENIX — A teacher who was left alone in a classroom and then raped, reportedly by a convicted sex offender, filed a $4 million claim Thursday against the state Department of Corrections.
Even after hearing a second round of closing arguments, a jury in the case against a former Tucson police officer accused of rape was unable to reach a verdict.
The credibility of the victim was the focus of much of the closing arguments on Thursday in the trial of a former Tucson police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …
CLEVELAND — A Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for a decade were found alive at his run-down home was charged Wednesday with kidnapping and raping them. Prosecutors brought no charges against his brothers, saying there was no evidence they had any part in the crime.
A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison plus 14 years Monday for raping and murdering a 46-year-old woman.
A Tucson man who was accused of having a sex with his adult daughter, raping her while she was asleep and surreptitiously taking provocative photos of her could be placed on probation under the terms of a plea agreement he signed Wednesday.
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.
PHOENIX - An Arizona inmate's lawyers on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block his scheduled execution Wednesday, arguing that lower courts unfairly denied him a hearing on potential evidence for possible leniency in sentencing for the brutal killing of two 13-year-old girls.
PHOENIX - An Arizona death-row inmate convicted of murdering two teen-age girls in Cochise County two decades ago is a step closer to being executed.
A Tucson man accused of raping and killing a local woman in Freedom Park two years ago is innocent, one of his defense attorneys told jurors Tuesday.
NOGALES, Ariz. — A Mexican woman has been arrested at the southern Arizona border for allegedly possessing animal tranquilizers often used in the commission of “date rape” sexual assaults.
Frank Hertel, left, stands in court with attorney Jason Rosell. Hertel was a fugitive for about 10 years. His daughter, who was abused by him, helped track him down.
On Aug. 1, 2001, Pima County Superior Court Judge Paul Tang stared at Frank Hertel's empty seat when a jury returned a guilty verdict in his child molestation trial. On Monday, Tang looked Hertel in the face and sent him to prison for 20 years.