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Ruling: Former UA student serving life for roommate’s killing can seek parole

Ruling: Former UA student serving life for roommate’s killing can seek parole

A 23-year-old former University of Arizona student serving a natural life sentence will soon be able to argue for a chance at parole thanks to an Arizona Court of Appeals decision.

January 02, 2013 11:00 am

Trial date set for mom in death penalty case

The death penalty trial for Perla Morales, the mom accused of killing her two young children, has been scheduled for Feb. 4, 2014.

December 18, 2012 7:35 am

Death penalty sought against mom in slayings

A Tucson woman accused of shooting her children to death in August could be executed if she's found guilty at trial.

November 28, 2012 12:00 am

Defense claims child, grandma can't be believed in attempted drowning case

A Tucson mom accused of trying to drown her son is going to trial in six weeks or so and her attorney has been busy filing motion after motion.

October 30, 2012 11:40 am
Tucson mom admits to abuse in tot’s starving

Tucson mom admits to abuse in tot’s starving

A single mother of four who was accused of starving one of her pre-schoolers could be placed on probation or receive between five and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child abuse Tuesday morning.

October 16, 2012 2:02 pm

Mom accused of starving sickly child may be offered plea

Plea negotiations are underway in the case of Ashley Kammerer, a 23-year-old single mother of four accused of abusing one of her kids, a boy who needs to be fed through a tube that goes into his intestines.

October 07, 2012 6:00 am

Death penalty may be a possibility in children's deaths

The Pima County Attorney's Office may be considering the death penalty in the case of a Tucson mom accused of killing her two children.

October 04, 2012 2:46 pm
Woman to be re-sentenced in 2007 UA dorm killing

Woman to be re-sentenced in 2007 UA dorm killing

When now-retired Judge Nanette Warner sentenced Galareka Harrison to a natural life sentence for killing her University of Arizona dormmmate, she said she would’ve given the student a shot at parole if Harrison had been abused as a child or had a significant mental problem.

August 09, 2012 5:35 pm

Attorney fighting to get CPS records in suspected abuse case

It turns out that attorneys have almost as much difficulty getting CPS records in child abuse cases as the media does.

June 13, 2012 3:44 pm

Galareka Harrison's new attorney one step closer to new sentencing hearing

Judge Scott Rash doesn't think convicted murderer Galareka Harrison was denied adequate representation at trial, but he hasn't made up his mind about her sentencing.

June 05, 2012 1:32 pm

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