Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the state to execute a 70-year-old death-row inmate for killing a Bisbee man more than three decades ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to give Scott Nordstrom another chance to escape the death penalty.
PHOENIX —The Arizona Supreme Court has concluded that a man was mentally disabled and cannot be executed for murdering his 2-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.
Arizona prosecutors are seeking an execution warrant for a prison inmate who’s been on death row since 1985 for the murder of a Bisbee man.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.
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FLORENCE — Arizona inmate Richard Dale Stokley was executed this morning for killing two teen girls in 1991.
PHOENIX — One of two men convicted in the 1991 sex-killings of two 13-year-old girls is already free after serving 20 years in prison.
PHOENIX — Lawyers for an Arizona death-row death inmate are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his scheduled execution Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Monday night sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Republican-led House committee demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder produce records about the botched law enforcement probe of gun-trafficking called Operation Fast and Furious.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to consider how far Arizona — and other states — can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer appointed her third justice today to the five-member Arizona Supreme Court.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton dissolved the injunction she issued more than two years ago blocking the state from enforcing key provisions of the 2010 immigration law.
PHOENIX — A judge will hear arguments this morning over a request by opponents of Arizona’s immigration law that would thwart a U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the statute’s most contentious section.
PHOENIX — A federal judge today refused to stop a new law limiting abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy from going into effect on Thursday.
PHOENIX -- Civil and immigrant rights groups asked a federal judge late Tuesday to block SB 1070 from taking effect despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month siding with the state.
PHOENIX — A man convicted in a series of murders that put many Phoenix-area residents on edge is asking the state’s highest court to set his execution date.
After reaching a lifetime cap of $300,000 on his student insurance plan in January, 31-year-old colon cancer patient Arijit Guha did fundraising in between chemo treatments to pay for thousands of dollars in medical bills.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Arizona’s request to let its proof-of-citizenship requirement for people registering to vote remain in effect as it appeals a ruling that found the mandate conflicts with federal law.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about having received the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards.