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Worker Safety Agency Reviewing Alleged Rape Of Prison Teacher

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's workplace safety agency confirmed Thursday that it has launched a review of the rape of a teacher inside a state prison cla...

Suspect Killed Brother For Having Sex With Ex-wife: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

A man in Peoria, Arizona, is behind bars after allegedly shooting his older brother who traded drugs to have sex with the suspect's ex-wife. Chris...

Senator's Son Reportedly Linked To Horrifying Dog Deaths

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

The son of Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) is involved in the deaths of more than a dozen dogs, Fox 10 News reported Sunday night. Seventeen dogs being h...

'I Was Fixin To Kill Him'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

An Arizona man is suspected of shooting his son-in-law with a flare gun and attempting to stab him with a pocket knife, police say. George Brown, 6...

Convicted Hammer Killer Could Be Executed: Jurors

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors decided Monday that an Arizona woman convicted of killing her husband with a hammer qualifies for the death penalty because sh...

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Killing Of Half-brother

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A 27-year-old Arizona man has pleaded not guilty in the fatal stabbing of his 12-year-old half-brother. Andrew Ward was arrested Mar...

Phoenix Police Officer Dies After Shootout

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 03.04.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police officer was out of surgery and recovering in an intensive-care unit after being critically wounded by a fugitive in ...

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Car Bomb Killing

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Lawyers for a woman charged in the 1996 Tucson car bomb killing of her ex-husband say their client had nothing to gain from his...

New Charges For Arizona Couple Accused Of Child Imprisonment

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A couple accused of imprisoning the wife's daughters in a Tucson home now face new charges in a second Arizona county where t...

Arizona Stockbroker Faces Sentencing In Ex-wife's Slaying

AP | Posted 01.24.2014 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A Prescott stockbroker convicted of killing his ex-wife could spend the rest of his life in prison. Prosecutors say Steven D...

Man Convicted For 1991 Buddhist Temple Slayings

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury on Thursday returned guilty verdicts against a man charged in the 1991 killings of nine people, including six monks, at a subu...

Possible Leads In Case Of Missing 6-Year-Old Girl

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A door-to-door effort launched this week in the case of a Tucson girl who disappeared from her bedroom more than 18 months ago has yielded some possib...

Officer Suspected Of Inmate Oral Sex Romp Resigns

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A corrections officer in Arizona rang in the new year behind bars after he was allegedly caught having sex with an inmate while on duty. Anthony Ja...

Carjacker Stole Car With Elderly Victim Inside: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

An accused carjacker thought he was getting away with an SUV, but found something he didn't expect in the backseat: the driver's 91-year-old husband. ...

78-year-old Woman Missing; Grandson 'Person Of Interest'

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | Crime

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A 78-year-old suburban Phoenix woman who disappeared this week remains missing and might have been killed ...

David Lohr

Man Accused Of Threatening To Cut Nancy Grace's Throat Appears In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2013 | Crime

A judge overseeing the case of a New York man who allegedly said he wanted to tie HLN's Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell to a tree and cut their th...

15-year-old Accused Of Shooting Cop

AP | TERRY TANG | Posted 11.25.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the killing of a Maricopa County detention officer who authorities say was targeted at random w...

National Park Worker Assaulted, Left In Bathroom Unconscious

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Crime

BISBEE, Ariz. — A 60-year-old National Park Service employee was critically injured in an apparent assault in southeastern Arizona, and her gove...

Man Goes On Retrial For Buddhist Temple Killings

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX — Jurors at the retrial of an Arizona man charged with the 1991 murders of nine people at a Buddhist temple in metro Phoenix were played...

Capital Murder Trial To Begin For Arizona Fugitive

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 10.19.2013 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John McCluskey was arrested wearing one of the victims' baseball caps. But his defense attorney said Monday prosecutors will...

Hilary Hanson

Man's Response To Stolen Package Is The Absolute Best

HuffingtonPost.com | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.08.2013 | Weird News

If you stole an Amazon package of K-Cup coffee pods from Tim Lake, you aren't getting away with it -- at least, not without being mocked relentlessly....

Man With Weapons Threatens Anchors Over Arias Coverage: Cops

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 07.23.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX -- A New York man has been arrested on allegations that he made threats on Twitter against two Turner Broadcasting anchors who angered him wit...

Author Who Lead Deathly Sweat Lodge Will Be Released

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A self-help author who led an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony that left three people dead is scheduled to be released from prison Fri...

Man Allegedly Vomits On Dog, Shoots Father And Children

Posted 07.11.2013 | Crime

Authorities in Arizona arrested a man who allegedly shot a father and his two children after vomiting on the victims' dog. Phoenix police say a 41-...

Filmmaker GUILTY In YouTube Terrorism Hoax

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX -- An Arizona man on trial for sending his 16-year-old nephew into a busy intersection last summer with a fake grenade launcher was convicted ...