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The Arizona Republic
Arizona execution methods: a short, gruesome historysince 1910 have taken place at the southern Arizona complex. There have been 1
Arizona execution methods: a short, gruesome history
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 days ago
since 1910 have taken place at the southern Arizona complex. There have been 100 executions in that time, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections, but only one of a woman. Most were executed in a gas chamber; 35 were executed by lethal... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Marttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Wal-Mart
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Walmarttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Walmart
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Walmarttheir ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakle
2 officers shot, suspect dead at Chandler Walmart
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
their ballistic vests. The shooter is identified as 24-year-old Mitchell Oakley. Oakley had served seven months in an Arizona Department of Corrections prison, beginning in August 2014, for attempt to commit aggravated assault, unlawful use of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?blood and semen stains from two different men — neither of them Landrigan. He w
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
blood and semen stains from two different men — neither of them Landrigan. He was executed anyway. Also for Landrigan, the Arizona Department of Corrections obtained its execution drugs unlawfully from Great Britain, setting off legal reactions on... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Drunk driving draws prison termand failed to stop for police officers will spend 2.5 years in prison. Shawn E
Drunk driving draws prison term
Payson Roundup / Posted 11 days ago
and failed to stop for police officers will spend 2.5 years in prison. Shawn Elliott Bahe, 21, was sentenced to the Arizona Department of Corrections by the Honorable Timothy M. Wright. Bahe previously pleaded guilty to Aggravated DUI, a... Read more
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Raw Story
Thirteen Arizona prison workers fired after two inmates commit suicidehave been five suicides. “All inmate deaths in the department are investigated
Thirteen Arizona prison workers fired after two inmates commit suicide
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
have been five suicides. “All inmate deaths in the department are investigated,” said Andrew Wilder, a spokesman for the Arizona Department of Corrections. “Only in the events surrounding these two incidents were some employees found to not be... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Feds: Man wanted in Arizona shooting arrested in Oklahomacustody in Enid, Oklahoma. Mata was wanted by the Coolidge Police Department f
Feds: Man wanted in Arizona shooting arrested in Oklahoma
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 days ago
custody in Enid, Oklahoma. Mata was wanted by the Coolidge Police Department for aggravated assault with a firearm, the Arizona Department of Corrections for violating conditions of his parole and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Feds: Man wanted in Arizona shooting arrested in Oklahomacustody in Enid, Oklahoma. Mata was wanted by the Coolidge Police Department f
Feds: Man wanted in Arizona shooting arrested in Oklahoma
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
custody in Enid, Oklahoma. Mata was wanted by the Coolidge Police Department for aggravated assault with a firearm, the Arizona Department of Corrections for violating conditions of his parole and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
13 fired after Arizona investigates inmate suicidesThirteen employees at the Arizona Department of Corrections have been fired in
13 fired after Arizona investigates inmate suicides
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
Thirteen employees at the Arizona Department of Corrections have been fired in the wake of investigations into two recent inmate suicides, authorities said. Eight others were disciplined or received corrective action, department spokesman Andrew... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Montgomery:area police shot fewer mentally ill suspects in 2015assault in the death of an unarmed man during a domestic-violence call. He is s
Montgomery:area police shot fewer mentally ill suspects in 2015
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
assault in the death of an unarmed man during a domestic-violence call. He is serving a seven-year sentence in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Brailsford was charged with second-degree murder, and his case is moving through Maricopa... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Former DOC Officer Suspends Run For Maricopa County SheriffFormer Arizona Department of Corrections Officer Joe Rodriguez says he's suspen
Former DOC Officer Suspends Run For Maricopa County Sheriff
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 19 days ago
Former Arizona Department of Corrections Officer Joe Rodriguez says he's suspending his campaign to run for Maricopa County sheriff. Rodriguez announced Monday that he's doing so to support another candidate— retired Phoenix police Officer Paul... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
MCSO candidate Joe Rodriguez drops out of race, throws support to Paul PenzoneRodriguez, a former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Corrections, has in
MCSO candidate Joe Rodriguez drops out of race, throws support to Paul Penzone
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
Rodriguez, a former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Corrections, has instead thrown his support behind Phoenix police veteran Paul Penzone. Penzone, also running as a Democrat, announced his candidacy last week. “From the start of this... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
203 AZ fugitives arrested in ‘Operation Justice 2016’the Phoenix Police Department for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of
203 AZ fugitives arrested in ‘Operation Justice 2016’
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 20 days ago
the Phoenix Police Department for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of kidnapping. Dunbar was also wanted by the Arizona Department of Corrections for violating the conditions of his parole. Dunbar was on parole after being convicted and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Man pleads guilty in Arizona shootings that killed 1, hurt 5FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Correction
Man pleads guilty in Arizona shootings that killed 1, hurt 5
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Ryan Elliott Giroux. Giroux pleaded guilty Friday, April 8, 2016, to killing one person and wounding five others in a shooting rampage in the metro Phoenix area... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Man pleads guilty in Arizona shootings that killed 1, hurt 5FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Correction
Man pleads guilty in Arizona shootings that killed 1, hurt 5
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 22 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Ryan Elliott Giroux. Giroux pleaded guilty Friday, April 8, 2016, to killing one person and wounding five others in a shooting rampage in the metro Phoenix area... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Ferguson, Mo. and the Glendale officer who tried to mend riftsin a car accident, which KO’d his boxing ambitions. He transitioned into law e
Ferguson, Mo. and the Glendale officer who tried to mend rifts
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 days ago
in a car accident, which KO’d his boxing ambitions. He transitioned into law enforcement and had short stints with the Arizona Department of Corrections and the Phoenix and Tolleson police departments, before landing in Glendale. “It doesn’t... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Federal judge considers lifting execution ban in Arizonaand gasping on a gurney for nearly two hours before he finally died. Then-Gov.
Federal judge considers lifting execution ban in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
and gasping on a gurney for nearly two hours before he finally died. Then-Gov. Jan Brewer asked for an investigation, and Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan carried it out. Then the Arizona Supreme Court weighed in, and the... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona’s executions resumeyear that Arizona’s supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona’s executions resume
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona’s supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn’t have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General’s Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
KHQ Spokane / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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ABC Montana
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
ABC Montana / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resumeyear that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and
Judge mulls whether to let Arizona's executions resume
KTVN Reno / Posted 23 days ago
year that Arizona's supply of the sedative midazolam will expire on May 31 and that it didn't have a means to get more. The Arizona Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office had no immediate comment Thursday on whether the state has... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Federal judge to consider lifting execution ban in Arizonaand gasping on a gurney for nearly two hours before he finally died. Then-Gov.
Federal judge to consider lifting execution ban in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 24 days ago
and gasping on a gurney for nearly two hours before he finally died. Then-Gov. Jan Brewer asked for an investigation, and Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan carried it out. Then the Arizona Supreme Court weighed in, and the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Death Penalty Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled For ThursdayThe Arizona Department of Corrections wants to throw out a federal lawsuit chal
Arizona Death Penalty Lawsuit Hearing Scheduled For Thursday
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 25 days ago
The Arizona Department of Corrections wants to throw out a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its revised execution protocol before a supply of lethal injection drugs expires next month. A judge will hear arguments from both sides... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual conduct with minorof committing sexual acts on a minor for approximately four years. Lane was se
Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual conduct with minor
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 30 days ago
of committing sexual acts on a minor for approximately four years. Lane was sentenced on March 11, 2016 to 15 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections, followed by a term of lifetime probation. The case was prosecuted by Deputy County... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs immigrant inmate billimmigrants convicted of crimes to complete 85 percent of their prison sentences
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs immigrant inmate bill
The Arizona Republic / Posted 30 days ago
immigrants convicted of crimes to complete 85 percent of their prison sentences, just as U.S. citizens must, before the Arizona Department of Corrections can release them to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement for... Read more
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