David Robert MorrisA Phoenix man who used his west Phoenix home to shoot kiddie-porn films was sentenced today in Maricopa County Superior Court to 30 years in prison.David Robert Morris pleaded guilty in May to two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of child molestation, and o ... More >>
Image: Facebook Thomas OdomAfter a 10-day trial, Thomas Odom was found guilty of killing his 15-year-old girlfriend in April of last year. Known as Will Longobardi in his former life as a teenager living just outside of Schenectady, New York, Odom -- once a resident of El Mirage -- ... More >>
Casslyn WelchCasslyn Welch, the alleged accomplice of three Arizona prison inmates who escaped custody last year and went on a murderous rampage through several states, pleaded not guilty to federal murder charges in New Mexico this morning.Last week, Welch, the fiancee/cousin of one of the ... More >>
The "senior exit guide" who helped a Phoenix woman commit suicide testified yesterday that it took the woman about eight minutes to become unconscious after pulling a plastic hood over her own head and inhaling helium.Intense testimony at right-to-die trialWye Hale-Rowe, a retired family therapi ... More >>
Casslyn Welch pleaded guilty today to escape and robbery charges. She still faces federal murder charges for allegedly murdering an Oklahoma couple while on the run with prison escapee fiancee/cousin.The accomplice of three inmates who broke out of an Arizona prison last summer pleaded guilty tod ... More >>
The jury has rendered its verdict in the high-profile murder case of former Glendale resident Faleh Almaleki, accused in the so-called "honor killing" of his oldest child, 20-year-old Noor.Faleh Almaleki is likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars,Guilty of second-degree murder in the Oct ... More >>
The judge in Gary Kelly's murder trial declared a mistrial after jurors were unable to reach a verdict.The jurors in the murder trial of Gary Thomas Kelly, the Phoenix man who killed his Hispanic neighbor after apparently getting drunk and spouting off some racial slurs, couldn't reach a verdict, ... More >>
David ReedA Gilbert man, initially charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 13-month-old girl, pleaded guilty to lesser charges in a Maricopa County Superior Court this morning.David Arnold Reed III, 23, copped to manslaughter and child abuse in the 2009 beating death of Cheree Goard, ... More >>
Daniel Cope A former Valley soccer coach pleaded guilty today to attempted sexual conduct with a minor and charges related to possessing nude pictures of his roommate's little boys. Before his November 2008 arrest, Daniel Cope worked for two years for the American Youth Soccer Organization, ... More >>
Thomas Patrick DestoriesThe Phoenix man -- known in certain circles as "Paydirt" -- who shot and killed the operator of a speed-camera van in April of last year seems to have gotten his wish: photo-radar is now done-zo on Arizona highways.Not that it's likely to effect him -- he plead guilty to ... More >>
Jeff Otto is the last one of three surviving arsonists to plead guilty in the June 14, 2009 torching of the Young Champions of America headquarters in PhoenixThe third member of a group of karate instructors who burned down the Young Champions of America headquarters last June, ... More >>
Eight-month old Gabriel Johnson was last seen alive in San Antonio, TexasElizabeth Johnson, the mother of the missing eight-month old baby, Gabriel Johnson, appeared before a Maricopa County Superior Court judge this morning, via-video feed from the Maricopa County Jail and pleaded not gui ... More >>
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IT TOOK COURAGE FOR THE DEAF GIRL TO ALLEGE RAPE. SHE WAS REWARDED WITH AN UNPREPARED PROSECUTOR WHO BUNGLED THE CASE.
AFTER THE COURT FOUND HER HUSBAND INNOCENT OF ATTACKING HER, SHE SUED HIM-AND WON
CARERAS CAPTURED THE JAILHOUSE SCUFFLE THAT LEFT A PHOENIX MAN WITH EIGHT BROKEN RIBS. NOW THAT HE'S SUING, THE TAPE HAS DISAPPEARED.
HER HUSBAND HAD 18 PERSONALITIES. SHE SAYS SHE WAS PROTECTING HERSELF AGAINST ONE THAT ATTACKED HER.