We wrote a little story back for this paper in the Dark Ages (before, yikes, the Internet!) about the last meals that Arizona's death row inmates order in advance should their time ever come. This pup was not eaten by a death row inmate. It was kind of a humorous piece that f ... More >>
State prison officials wanted tons of deadly asbestos to disappar. So they made the inmates do the job.
Investigation into "reprehensible" sexual misconduct at state corrections facility leads to a guard's dismissal
Hundreds of inmates in state prisons need special protection from gang paybacks. When officials tried to mix them in with the general-prison population, they filed suit--and won.
State prison guard investigated for sexual misconduct
As a teen, Jose Ceja killed two people and was sentenced to die. He spent 23 years on death row as a model prisoner, and then his sentencing judge admitted he'd made a mistake. But the state of Arizona killed him anyway.
State accused of "failing to protect women inmates from sexual misconduct" involving prison guards
INMATES IN ARIZONA'S PRISONS CLAIM THEY HAVE $11 MILLION AT THEIR DISPOSAL. THE STATE DOESN'T LIKE THAT.