Jury members in the Jodi Arias case wrapped up nearly five months of work today, causing a mistrial due to their failure to reach a unanimous decision on the death penalty.
Some women jurors were crying and one even said "sorry" to the family of slaying victim Travis Alexander, according to a tweet ... More >>
The jury in the Jodi Arias case announced just before noon today that they can't reach a unanimous decision on whether Arias should be executed.
Maricopa County Judge Sherry Stephens sent the jury back to try again.
Under Arizona law, the jury will be dismissed and a new jury convened if the stale ... More >>
Jodi Arias asked the jury in her long-running murder trial to spare her life, contradicting previous statements that she preferred the death penalty to life in prison.
She failed to apologize for killing ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander in her highly anticipated statement to the jury today.
See bel ... More >>
The jury in the sensational trial of boyfriend-slayer Jodi Arias is expected to hear testimony today from Arias' defense attorneys, who'll try to argue that Arias doesn't deserve execution.
Arias has said she prefers life in prison. As we reported last week, state officials say Arias could be execu ... More >>
It looks like the local Fox affiliate's weak interview with Jodi Arias is the only interview with her anyone's going to get in the immediate future.The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office sent a brief to the news media this afternoon saying that the agency received an order from Judge Sherry Stephens t ... More >>
In an exclusive post-conviction interview, boyfriend-killer Jodi Arias insisted that she didn't plan to kill 30-year-old Travis Alexander in 2008.
But now that she's been convicted of premeditated murder, she'd "prefer to die sooner than later."
Arias went on to say to Channel 10's Troy Hayden, "L ... More >>
The most interesting developments in the sensational trial of man-killer Jodi Arias this week had nothing to do with the boring, skepticism-inducing testimony by a domestic-violence expert.
Two other key events had the public's attention: The booting of Juror #5 from the jury panel and her subseque ... More >>
Prosecutor Juan Martinez hammered a local psychologist over his evaluation of murder defendant Jodi Arias today, at one point asking him if he had memory problems.
Richard Samuels, who has an office in Scottsdale, evaluated Arias while she was in jail following her 2008 slaying of ex-boyfriend Trav ... More >>
Something's wrong with Jodi Arias, that much anyone can tell.
Her lack of emotion combined with the brutality of her crime -- stabbing, slashing and shooting her victim -- have led some to call her a sociopath, or psychopath. Not that most people could give a medical definition of the terms. But by ... More >>
The Jodi Arias trial took another turn for the nutty today with a "meltdown" by prosecutor Juan Martinez and, to some extent, the justice system.
Arias, who claims she shot, stabbed and nearly decapitated her ex-boyfriend in self-defense, said in her third day of being cross-examined that Martinez ... More >>
Juan Martinez begins the day by asking Jodi Arias if she lies to her benefit. Seems like as good a way as any to start.
Martinez tries to play an excerpt from Arias' police interview, when she was still sticking to the story that two masked intruders came in and attacked her ex-boyfriend, Travis Al ... More >>
Dominic Chagolla will be spending the rest of his life in prison for murdering his mother in December 2010.A jury convicted Chagolla of first-degree murder in late April for stabbing Maria Chagolla to death, and Judge Sherry Stephens sentenced him this morning to natural life in prison.Maria Chagoll ... More >>
MCSOLuis Mejia OrtizAdmitted pederast Luis Mejia Ortiz was in Maricopa County Superior Court
today, where he was sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he molested his
girlfriend's 9-year-old daughter on several occasions.In all, Ortiz pleaded guilty to one count ... More >>
Hermenegildo Cardenes MorffahA Phoenix man who claims he learned to kill while a member of the Cuban military was in a Maricopa County Superior Court this morning where he pleaded guilty to charges that he fatally snapped his girlfriend's neck during an argument. Hermenegildo Cardenes Morff ... More >>