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Hoping to knock down any talk of sentencing reform, Arizona prosecutors released a report Friday seeking to debunk claims that some of the more than 41,000 people behind bars here really don't belong there.
The Chandler Police Department has released information about a sex offender who has moved to the city.
The Arizona Supreme Court rules Wednesday on the sentence for a Mesa woman convicted of killing her 10-month-old daughter.
The state is asking federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 34,000 inmates, saying there's no evidence each and every prisoner is at risk.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dispatching a female chain gang to pick up trash on city streets Super Bowl Sunday.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gave pizza to jail inmates for lunch after some of them came to the rescue of a detention officer.
Of the seventeen pardons recently granted by President Obama for various crimes, one was to a person convicted of illegal possession of an unregistered firearm. So much for gun laws.
A local civil rights leader is accusing two members of the state Board of Regents of having an illegal conflict of interest because they serve on the board of a company that builds private prisons for the state.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the executions of two inmates, including one who has been on death row for 26 years for brutally killing and dismembering his adoptive mother. The court approved warrants for Robert Henry Moormann and Robert Charles Towery and set their executions eight days apart from one another. Moormann’s execution was scheduled for Feb. 29 and Towery’s was scheduled for March 8.
A federal judge has upheld the policy of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to limit mail to inmates to postcards. U.S. District Judge Neil Wake has thrown out a lawsuit filed by inmate Geoffrey Gieck challenging rules imposed by Arpaio regarding incoming mail to his jails.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio lost round two Tuesday of his legal fight to enact a policy against transporting inmates for abortions.