Jodi Arias

Jodi Arias during sentencing phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge bans live TV in Arias penalty phase retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — Live television coverage of Jodi Arias’ penalty phase retrial will be banned and the case will remain in Phoenix despite defense arguments that intense publicity will make it difficult to find impartial jurors, a […]

11/16/2013

In this May 21, 2013 file photo, Jodi Arias points to her family as a reason for the jury to give her a life in prison sentence instead of the death penalty, during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, Pool, File)

Arias files motion to fire main defense attorney

  PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias wants to fire her lead defense attorney. In the 12-page handwritten document, Arias says attorney Kirk Nurmi hasn’t seen her since May 23. That’s when Phoenix jurors reached an […]

10/25/2013

Jodi Arias, during interview at Maricopa County Estrella Jail, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge delays setting Jodi Arias sentencing retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona judge overseeing the trial of Jodi Arias has put off setting a date for the convicted killer’s sentencing phase retrial. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens on Monday said prosecutors […]

08/26/2013

Jodi Arias during sentencing phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge in Arias case delays decision on next move

PHOENIX (AP) — The judge in the Jodi Arias murder trial has delayed a decision on the next step for the high-profile case. The case returned to court Thursday for the first time since a […]

06/20/2013

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Jodi Arias says she prefers death penalty

PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias spent 18 days on the stand sharing intimate, emotional and oftentimes X-rated details of her life before a rapt television and online audience. She had hoped it all might convince […]

05/08/2013

Jodi Arias, convicted of first-degree murder. (AP Photo)

Jury finds Arias guilty of 1st-degree murder

PHOENIX (AP) — The jury has found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona. Arias initially denied involvement and later blamed the killing on masked intruders. Two […]

05/08/2013