FLORENCE — Arizona executed its oldest person on death row Wednesday, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery and dumping his body along a highway.
Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:
WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
PHOENIX — Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off for changes in its voting laws.
WASHINGTON — Affirmative action in college admissions survived Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.
The Supreme Court has reinstated a death sentence for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.
PHOENIX — Calling a woman's rights “unalterably clear” a federal appeals court today struck down Arizona's nearly year-old ban on abortions at 20 weeks and beyond.
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.
After covering the criminal justice system for more than 20 years, one might think I'd get tired of it or burned out. It's just the opposite.
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.