A Pima County jail officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of having sexual contact with female inmates, the department said.
A Florence prison inmate suspected of killing his cellmate did so to stay in prison, not because of a fight as initially suspected, authorities say.
Authorities have identified the victim and suspect involved in a fatal assault at a Florence prison Saturday.
The American Friends Service Committee—Arizona, also known as the Quakers, has released a new report calling for improved health care in Arizona prisons.
Two sisters held against their will for a week in a South Tucson motel room were drugged, beaten and raped by their captor, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.
For Halloween, Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia becomes the haunted house, Terror Behind the Walls. The penitentiary took in its first inmate in 1829, closed in 1971 and reopened as a museum in 1994.
A former Arizona Department of Corrections officer was sentenced to 11 years in prison for carrying on a sexual relationship with a minor even after a conviction for having sex with the same teen.
The road from drug addiction to recovery was long and difficult for Denise Hotchkiss.
A convicted child molester who absconded earlier this month, was arrested Thursday morning by U. S. Marshals.
A man arrested Thursday in the fatal November shooting death of a Tucson teen is still on probation for dumping the body of a man he shot and killed in 2011.
Mary Rose Borbon was an infant when her grandmother picked her up from the filthy house where she lived with her drug-addicted mother.
Scott Scholtz gives a J.R. Thom a tattoo in his apartment in Tucson. Scholtz was released from prison in September 2012 after serving 25 years for felony murder. He was 16 years old when his accomplice in an auto theft killed the car's owner. Since his release, Scholtz has had trouble gettin…
Dawnelle Walker, 28, fixes dinner as her son, Dominic, 9, top left, and her daughter, Malaiza, 7, far right, play with friends Kingston Garner, 5, left, and Kirhen Garner, 6, back to camera. She gets no child support for her oldest child; his father is in prison.
Dawnelle Walker, 28, watches as her kids, Dominic, 9, and Malaiza, 7, play during a visit to Fort Lowell Park. Walker pays $950 each month in rent, plus utilities, while earning $11.33 per hour. "I am a make-it-happen mom," she says. "I don't ever want my kids to know how difficult it really is."
Scott Scholtz gives a J.R. Thom a tattoo in a Tucson apartment. Scholtz was released from prison in September 2012 after serving 25 years for felony murder. He was 16 years old when his accomplice in an auto theft killed the car's owner. Since his release, Scholtz has had trouble getting a c…
On any given day in Pima County this summer, about 23,000 children have a parent in prison or jail, or on probation.
It's late morning and the sun is already scorching as two "cowboys" in orange T-shirts and pants corral a mustang.
Taxpayers spent more than $1 million to defend Jared Lee Loughner in the Tucson shooting case, newly released court documents show.
An Arizona death row inmate convicted of killing six people in Phoenix’s “serial shooter” attacks has died in prison.
PHOENIX — A Mesa-area woman has been arrested on animal cruelty charges accusing her of abandoning two dogs in the desert.