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Thursday, January 19, 2012 12:06 pm (6) Comments Font Size: An attorney for a death-row inmate in Arizona is raising questions about who will carry out the state's executions after the physician who conducted the last five said he won't do them
The federal suit filed by Miriam Mendiola-Martinez earlier this week comes days after the U.S. Department of Justice alleged the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, engaged in a pattern of discrimination
A federal judge has ruled the Arizona Department of Corrections hasn't violated the rights of death-row prisoners in its execution process...District Court Judge Neil Wake says evidence before the court "does not show a violation of plaintiffs'
Arizona to probe inmate complaints of denied medical care Updated The Arizona Department of Corrections has agreed to investigate scores of complaints by inmates that they are routinely denied medical care for weeks or months even for severe, life-
The Arizona Republic The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Monday set its legislative priorities for the coming session, vowing to ask state lawmakers to repeal the shift of prison inmates to county jails, and to stop charging counties a fee to
The Arizona Republic What's the going rate for putting someone to death in Arizona? The most recent executioner was paid $18,000 in cash for each of five executions between October 2010 and July 2011 and $12,000 for a sixth execution that was stayed
The Arizona Republic The Federal Public Defender's Office in Phoenix filed documents in U.S. District Court furthering allegations that the Arizona Department of Corrections repeatedly violated its own rules in executing death-row prisoners and
She finally became a U.S. citizen after living in Arizona for more than 30 years. Elizabeth De Lara Sandoval says she's proud to be an American. In front of family and coworkers, she recited the Oath of Allegiance. "It's an achievement, it's an honor.
The Arizona Republic Whether it's putting a shoplifter behind bars for three years or a child-porn user away for 200 years, Arizona imposes among the longest, harshest sentences of any state in the country for a wide variety of crimes.
The Arizona Republic-12 News Breaking News Team An Arizona Department of Corrections inmate escaped from a work crew in Tolleson just after 11 a.m...Dyan Castorena, 40, was working at Manheim Auto Auction at 201 N...She was last seen driving west on