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Arizona Woman Found Guilty In Hammer-Beating Death

An Arizona woman was convicted of first-degree murder Tuesday for bludgeoning her husband to death with a hammer in what prosecutors said was a failed bid to collect on a life insurance policy to repay about $300,000 in loans from her boyfriend.

04/08/2014

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Jodi Arias Set For Court Appearance

Jodi Arias is set for a court appearance as attorneys prepare for her second penalty phase.

03/17/2014

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Man Who Fled Courthouse After Convicted In Child’s Death Arrested In Nevada

A man who fled Arizona after being convicted of first-degree murder and child abuse in 2012 has been arrested in Nevada.

03/07/2014

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Woman Accused Of Running Over, Killing Boyfriend While Drunk

A 39-year-old Las Cruces woman is going on trial in the death of her boyfriend.

02/24/2014

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Police: Woman Put Fecal Matter In Husband’s IV During Murder Attempt

Police in a Phoenix suburb say an Arizona woman is accused of injecting fecal matter into her hospitalized husband’s IV.

01/31/2014

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Elderly Man Won’t Face Death In Hospital ‘Open Murder’ Of Wife

An elderly Nevada man who told police he shot his wife in a hospital to end her suffering will not face a potential death penalty for murder, a prosecutor said Thursday.

01/23/2014

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Police: Midvale Man Killed Wife While Driving

A 43-year-old Midvale man who told police his wife committed suicide in a moving pickup truck is now accused of killing her while he was driving.

01/10/2014

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Police: Accused Killer Said He Was Collecting Souls For Satan

Police say a 20-year-old Mesa man charged with first-degree murder in a fatal stabbing said before the stabbing that he worked for Satan.

12/30/2013

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2 Men Charged In Gang-Related Shooting Death In UT

Two men have been charged in the shooting death of a suspected rival gang member in Salt Lake City last month.

11/23/2013

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Police: 16-Year-Old Kills Mom After She Takes Away His Cell Phone

Police say the 16-year-old son of a Mesa woman has been arrested for her death and a friend of the teenager also faces charges.

10/28/2013

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