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The Paradise Valley Trojans have the look of a serious state title contender, and the Peoria Panthers would have no choice but to agree following the Trojans’ 35-6 win Friday night at Peoria High School in a Class 4A-I nonconference matchup.
Saguaro punished mistake-prone McClintock in a 52-12 4A Desert Sky Region rout Friday at Saguaro.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - With an assault rifle slung over his shoulder and a glass of sweet tea in his hand, 15-year-old Farah Ismail was all smiles Friday at an outdoor cafe in Mogadishu, one of the most dangerous cities on earth.
Tibor Machan: The French president Nicholas Sarkozy, whose parents include a Hungarian father and, given Hungary’s tragic brush with Soviet style socialism, who ought to know better, recently made headlines by announcing that “Le laisser-faire, c’est fini,” meaning that free market capitalism is finished. Sarkozy isn’t alone in voicing this opinion — Americans such as University of Texas political scientist James Galbraith and Princeton’s Nobel Laureate economist Paul Krugman have also gone on record with it.
TRENTON, N.J. - Gov. Jon S. Corzine signed into law Monday a measure that abolishes the death penalty, making New Jersey the first state in more than four decades to reject capital punishment.
INFLUENTIAL VOICE: Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking” and a staunch opponent of capital punishment, believes the practice is on its way out in the United States. REBECCA SAUNDERS, THE CATHOLIC SUN
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for the man they believe committed the Baseline Killer serial crimes across the Valley from August 2005 until last summer.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. - California executed its oldest death row inmate early Tuesday, minutes after his 76th birthday, despite arguments that putting to death an elderly, blind and wheelchair-bound man was cruel and unusual punishment.
SANTA FE, N.M. - Gov. Bill Richardson signed legislation Wednesday repealing New Mexico's death penalty, making it the second state to ban executions since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
Jury selection resumes in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence.
The Arizona Supreme Court has concluded that a man was mentally disabled and cannot be executed for murdering his 2-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.
Potential jurors for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias are being summoned back to court as attorneys whittle down the group to an impartial panel that will determine whether the former waitress receives the death penalty or life in prison.
The new court ruling upholds an Arizona death-row inmate's second death sentence for the murder of a woman who lived in the same Chandler apartment complex.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to rule Tuesday on the appeal of a man sentenced to death in 2009 in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend.
The Arizona Supreme Court is ordering that death row inmate Jeffrey Landrigan be executed on Oct. 26 in what would be Arizona's first execution since 2007.
But a state prosecutor says he's not "overly optimistic" that the Corrections Department will be able to obtain one of the three necessary drugs because of a national shortage.
The Supreme Court issued an execution warrant for Landrigan on Wednesday, one day after the justices granted the state's request for a warrant and denied a request by Landrigan's lawyers to hold off on issuing a warrant.
Landrigan was sentenced to death for the 1989 stabbing and strangulation of Chester Dyer of Phoenix.
Sarah Cooper, a visiting fellow at the Arizona Justice Project, will talk to students Thursday in Deb Siroky's criminology class at Skyline High School. Her topic will be the conviction, imprisonment and release of Ray Krone, the innocent Arizona resident who served more than a decade in prison and two years on death row for a murder he did not commit.
American industry is tarred and feathered for legally “exporting American jobs” to foreign workers while the U.S. Government is praised for supporting the illegal importation of thirty million foreign workers who displace American workers within the USA. Where is the logic in this? When the cost to the American tax-payers is added to provide emergency health care and education for the foreign worker’s families, the comparison becomes even more bizarre.
Prosecutors have not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty against the Valley’s two Serial Shooter suspects.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas - A man convicted in the shooting death of a convenience store clerk became the 400th person on Wednesday to be executed in Texas since the state resumed capital punishment in 1982.
A death sentence remains an option for convicted murderer Jodi Arias after a judge denied a defense motion to set aside the jury's determination that Arias killed her one-time lover in an "especially cruel" manner, a finding that made her eligible for capital punishment.