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Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

Claim: DOC “failed miserably” in keeping employees safe.

July 17, 2014 5:37 pm

Mistrial declared in ex-Tucson cop's rape case

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.

May 30, 2014 4:15 pm

Ex-Tucson police officer's rape trial now in jury's hands

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.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am
McCain says he cannot support women enlisting as military grapples with sex-assault epidemic

McCain says he cannot support women enlisting as military grapples with sex-assault epidemic

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 …

June 04, 2013 4:53 pmLoading…
Cleveland man charged with rape, kidnapping in case of 3 missing women

Cleveland man charged with rape, kidnapping in case of 3 missing women

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.

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Man, 29, gets life term for 2010 rape-murder

A Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison plus 14 years Monday for raping and murdering a 46-year-old woman.

January 08, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson man pleads guilty in incest case

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.

December 12, 2012 1:09 pm
Stokley makes no apology, is executed

Stokley makes no apology, is executed

Richard Dale Stokley

December 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Stokley makes no apology, is executed

Stokley makes no apology, is executed

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.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Related
Supreme Court asked to block Arizona execution

Supreme Court asked to block Arizona execution

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.

December 01, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona executes inmate who killed teen girls in Cochise County

Arizona executes inmate who killed teen girls in Cochise County

Richard Dale Stokley

December 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Death-row prisoner loses bid for hearing

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.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am

Trial begins in 2010 rape, slaying at Freedom Park

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.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am

Arizona border officers seize date-rape drug

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.

October 23, 2012 4:54 pm
Story of abuse, hiding ends

Story of abuse, hiding ends

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.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Story of abuse, hiding ends

Story of abuse, hiding ends

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.

October 23, 2012 12:00 am

Guest Column: Regardless of terminology, rape victims need information, support

Discussions about "legitimate" and "real" rape have been in the news.

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Fitz Blog: What war on women?

A Missouri Republican Senate candidate said victims of “legitimate” rape rarely get pregnant. According to Todd Akin, many of you ladies who claim you’ve been raped have apparently not been “legitimately” raped. One of our society's most pressing problems is the the number of women who claim…

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Defense attorneys in Freedom Park murder case: victim not raped

With Frank Romero's trial coming up on June 26, the attorneys on both sides of the case have recently filed a flurry of motions and replies.

June 01, 2012 2:48 pm

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