Stories tagged: "criminal justice"

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Phoenix Police Union Boss to Chief Williams: Chokeholds Aren’t ‘Viewed Negatively’

The Phoenix police union is pushing back on the department chief’s decision to ban the use of chokeholds by its officers.

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Breonna Taylor: What You Need to Know About the Kentucky EMT Killed by Police While She Was in Bed

On March 13, Breonna Taylor, an EMT working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, was shot and killed in her Kentucky home by police.

Jodi Arias
Jodi Arias’ Defense Lawyer to Close Final Chapter on Defending the Notorious Killer

“Imposing truth upon those lies is something I really wanted to do because it obviously put my personal safety in jeopardy."

Maricopa County
Here’s How 5 Democrats Want to Bring Criminal Justice Reform to Maricopa County

Thursday, voters got to hear five Democratic candidates for Maricopa County Attorney share their ideas on criminal justice reform during a town hall.

Arizona Pharma Boss Prescribed Prison Sentence for Pushing Opioids

The Arizona billionaire was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for pushing drugs for profit.

Women's prison
Arizona Advocates Push Back Against Proposal to Reopen Women’s Prison

State lawmakers met Wednesday to discuss the Arizona Department of Corrections' request to reopen a women's prison in Douglas.