31, Aug 2014 - York: After Arizona fiasco, back to future for death penalty?
The surreal national debate over the death penalty reached a climax of sorts July 23 in a prison execution chamber in Florence, Ariz. Double murderer Joseph Wood was put to death by lethal injection shortly after his lawyers went to the Supreme Court raising questions about the drugs that would be used to kill him.
28, Aug 2014 - Casa Grande, AZ Murder trial date set for Arizona mom
FLORENCE, Ariz. -- A Casa Grande mother charged with killing her teenage daughter and trying to poison her three other children last Christmas will go on trial for murder next year.
28, Aug 2014 - Casa Grande, AZ Trial date set in Arizona child poisoning case
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- A Casa Grande mother charged with killing her teenage daughter and trying to poison her three other children last Christmas Day will go on trial for murder next year. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports that a trial date of July 6 has been set in Pinal County Superior Court for 36-year-old Connie Villa. Judge Rudy Georgini has set aside eight weeks on the court calendar for ...
05, Apr 2014 - Pinal, AZ Man released from Florence prison re-arrested an hour later
About an hour after being released from an Arizona prison, Daniel Clegg is behind bars again. Pinal County Sheriff's officials said Clegg was arrested last week following an Interstate 10 traffic stop that turned up marijuana and a loaded handgun under the seat in a car he was riding in.
01, Apr 2014 - Florence, AZ 2 Florence officers investigated over rape case
An Arizona rape trial is underway, but the case is less about the suspect and his accuser and more about the credibility of the officers who conducted the investigation.