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Police Officer Fatally Shoots Machete-Wielding Man Who Rammed Patrol Car

AP | Posted 10.24.2014 | Crime

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a machete-wielding man who was shot by suburban Phoenix police after he rammed into a patrol car with a stole...

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Arias Trial Unexpectedly Halted

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.23.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX -- The Jodi Arias penalty retrial was halted for unexplained reasons Thursday afternoon. "Ladies and gentleman, we do not need you for the ...

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Arias Juror Dismissed After Seeking Out Nancy Grace

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.23.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX, Arizona -- The second juror in two days has been excused from the Jodi Arias penalty retrial. Judge Sherry Stephens excused juror No. 9 We...

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Jodi Arias' Defense Attorney Warns Jury About Naked 'Close Up Shots'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.22.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX, Arizona -- The sexual undertone of the Jodi Arias penalty retrial surfaced early on day one, when Arias' defense attorney, Kirk Nurmi, warned...

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LIVE: Updates from The Jodi Arias Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.21.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX, Arizona -- A year ago, Jodi Arias left this courthouse a convicted murderer. Now, she returns to find out if her next stop will be death row....

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Jodi Arias Once Again Stares Death In The Face

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime

The sex life of Jodi Arias took center stage at her murder trial, and most of the lurid details -- the sex games, the role playing, the dirty pillow t...

Jury To Be Seated In Arias Penalty-Phase Retrial

Associated Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be sworn in next week as prosecutors again seek a death sentence...

Officer Shot, Wounded In Phoenix; Manhunt Underway

AP | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — A manhunt for multiple suspects was underway in the Phoenix area Wednesday after an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer was s...

Arias' Day Of Reckoning Nears

Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers began individually questioning prospective jurors for the penalty phase retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias, the next st...

Potential Jurors Return To Court In Arias Retrial

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers began individually questioning prospective jurors for the penalty phase retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias, the next st...

Attorneys Work To Pick Jury In Arias Retrial

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.02.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys working to pick a jury for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias have cut more than 50 percent of 400 potent...

Arias Defense Costs Top $2.5 Million

Associated Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias' defense costs to Arizona taxpayers have topped $2.5 million and will continue to mount during a second penalty phase aime...

Jury Selection Resumes In Arias Retrial

Associated Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection resumes in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence. On M...

Dozens Of Possible Jurors In Arias Case Dismissed Over Media Blitz

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.30.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a...

Key Details In The Penalty Retrial Of Jodi Arias

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — The murder conviction of Jodi Arias will stand, but she is returning to court Monday for a second penalty phase to determine her puni...

Jury Selection Begins In Arias Penalty Retrial

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.29.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a...

Fugitive Captured After Months On Run

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A physically fit inmate who broke free from an Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop and pulling apart a se...

Police Say Body Found Near Home Of Missing Girl

AP | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Police say they have found a body near the home of an Arizona girl who has been missing for nearly two days. Authoritie...

Doc Allegedly Pointed AR-15 Style Rifle Toward Women At Airport

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX, July 28 (Reuters) - An Arizona doctor was arrested on suspicion of pointing a rifle toward a woman and her 17-year-old daughter inside a bu...

Body Of Girl, 3, Found Buried In Arizona Backyard

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Crime

THATCHER, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a 3-year-old girl was found buried in the backyard of a southeastern Arizona home, authorities said Friday. An i...

Mother Of Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Released From Prison

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

Elizabeth Johnson, an Arizona woman convicted in the Christmastime 2009 disappearance of her son, Gabriel Johnson, has been freed from prison. John...

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...