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State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
A former boyfriend of an Arizona woman accused of fatally bludgeoning her husband with a hammer testified Monday that he repeatedly loaned her money, even in the weeks after she was arrested in the attack.
Convicted murderer Jodi Arias will again face a potential death sentence after a judge's ruling cleared the way for a second penalty phase in the case.
Jodi Arias' legal bills have topped $2 million, a tab being footed by Arizona taxpayers that will only continue to climb with a new penalty phase set for March, officials said Monday.
Of all the words to describe Mesa in 2013, inactive is the furthest one down the list. The city was bustling throughout the year with news that held the nation’s attention for months at a time and the announcement of several new projects that should make Mesa an attractive option for businesses in 2014 and beyond.
Two years ago, following the murders of two kids who’d been “on the radar” of local police and Child Protective Services, Gov. Jan Brewer ordered the establishment of the Arizona Child Safety Task Force to examine the state’s current policies and practices when it comes to protecting children.
Calling the findings legally unjustified, the state Forestry Division on Thursday is challenging the findings of liability and $559,000 in fines by state safety officials in the deaths of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots.
The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
A judge overseeing the sentencing phase retrial in the Jodi Arias murder case has ruled to keep video cameras out of the courtroom this time around.
A man charged with brutally killing a Tempe woman in 2011 has been sentenced to life in prison.
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't have a legal claim, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late Monday rejected the bid by Edward Schad to delay his scheduled Wednesday execution.
Behind a complete team effort, Williams Field rolled over McClintock 47-0 Friday night to improve to 6-0 on the season.
Santa Ana, Calif. - A woman charged with killing her 13-year-old autistic son and 9-year-old daughter in the midst of a custody dispute asked a judge for the death penalty Tuesday during her first court appearance since her arrest.
A play here, a good break there, and this one easily could have been one of those three- or four-score blowouts for either team on the field.
An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row was released on bond Friday after a judge ruled there's no direct evidence linking her to the death of her young son, other than a purported confession to a detective whose honesty has been questioned.
PHOENIX — Convicted murderer David Detrich is going to get yet another chance to escape being put to death.
The Arizona judge overseeing the trial of Jodi Arias has put off setting a date for the convicted killer's sentencing phase retrial.
Attorneys for convicted murderer Jodi Arias are trying to keep out, or at least limit, media and media cameras from the courtroom during her retrial of the death penalty phase.
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.
A New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter death threats against two national TV commentators over their coverage of Jodi Arias, whom he claims to be in love with, told detectives he was on his way to kill one of them, authorities said Thursday.
A new jury could be impaneled to decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death or life in prison sometime in late September, a judge said Tuesday, as attorneys continue to file motions and keep mum on any talk of a deal to resolve the case without another trial.
Boston - His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing in a seven-minute proceeding that marked his first appearance in public since his capture in mid-April.
Jodi Arias' attorneys have asked a judge to vacate the jury's decision in her murder trial that the 2008 killing of her boyfriend was "especially cruel," a finding that allowed the panel to consider the death penalty.
High school coaching can be a thankless job with long hours, low pay and a thousand little tasks having nothing to do with actual coaching.
From May 2005 through August 2006, the greater Phoenix area was under siege by what would become known as the 'serial shootings.' During that time, and through Wednesday's announcement of convicted shooter Dale Hausner's death, the East Valley Tribune (in print and online) has published more than 200 stories chronicling the eight murders and nearly 30 other shooting incidents associated with Hausner and his accomplices. Read those stories here. [NOTE: Some stories contain hyperlinks that may no longer work. We apologize for any inconvenience.]