FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona death row inmate who murdered his wife and young daughter has died in what the Department of Corrections is calling an apparent suicide.
Louis Cuen Taylor was driven away from a Tucson prison this afternoon, ending 42 years behind bars for the deadly Pioneer Hotel fire.
A chef who told police he cooked his wife’s body in boiling water was sentenced Friday in Los Angeles to 15 years to life in prison for second-degree murder.
A Tucson man accused of setting a woman on fire four years ago will be going to trial in June after turning down a plea agreement that would’ve given him a life sentence with release possible after 25 years.
A Tucson man is facing a life sentence after being convicted late Friday of first-degree murder and other felony charges in a June 2011 deadly home invasion.
A Tucson woman who arranged for her former boyfriend to be beaten to death was sentenced to life in prison Monday with release possible after 25 years. She was also sentenced to a consecutive five-year sentence for kidnapping.
It took jurors about 30 minutes Tuesday to convict a Tucson woman accused of orchestrating the beating death of her former boyfriend.
Pamela Phillips’ defense attorneys believe their client remains mentally unfit to stand trial and would like her to be medicated, but the judge presiding over her case strongly disagrees.
TEMPE — A transient was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and robbery after prosecutors said he used a rented car to fatally drag an Arizona State University student while stealing her purse.
A Tucson inmate planned a prison escape worthy of a crime show episode, that is until he got caught.
Pima County Superior Court Judge Scott Rash imposed a stay in the Galareka Harrison case Thursday after prosecutors announced they will be asking the Arizona Court of Appeals to overturn his decision to grant Harrison a new sentencing hearing.
A Pima County jury convicted one of two men charged with first-degree murder in a September 2010 homicide Wednesday, but was unable to reach a decision as to the second man.
Two brothers were sentenced to natural life in prison plus an extra 189 years each in the murder of a Tucson girl following a violent, unrelated home invasion.
The last defendant in a three-defendant murder case was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday.
Two Tucson brothers are facing life in prison after being convicted Thursday of 23 felony counts apiece, including first-degree murder, in the death of a 15-year-old girl and a home invasion.
Moments before being sentenced to life in prison for murder, a defiant Angel Antonio Perez, 22, told the victim’s family he wasn’t going to apologize for something he didn’t do. He also made a crude suggestion to the prosecutor.
A man convicted of participating in a home invasion that turned deadly was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday morning by Pima County Superior Court Judge Richard Fields.
One month ago a judge ruled jurors would be allowed to see Dante Solomon’s confession in the death of another teen.
A 27-year-old Tucson man was sentenced to life in prison with
release possible after 25 years Tuesday in the death of a teenager
during a robbery attempt.
PHOENIX — A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has sentenced
a Phoenix man to life in prison for first-degree murder stemming
from a 2010 killing.