Maricopa County Arizona

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

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Steven Seagal talks ‘border security’ at NM event

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – Marked for border protection? Hollywood actor turned reserve sheriff’s deputy, Steven Seagal, dropped by the New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association Conference this week to talk about border security. KVIA-TV reports that […]

08/24/2013

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

Jury foreman says Arias testimony didn’t help her

PHOENIX (AP) — As jurors in Jodi Arias’ murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel cried and […]

05/24/2013

Court dismisses suit vs Arizona's Day of Prayer

(AP) – A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer‘s proclamations declaring a state “day of prayer.” Judge Eileen Willett granted a motion to dismiss with prejudice, meaning […]

08/14/2012

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