crime

A federal appeals court has overturned a death sentence issued to a man convicted in a 1987 home-invasion killing in Arizona.

Authorities say a decomposed body found in a Prescott home has been positively identified and it appears the victim was killed in 2016.

azcapitoltimes.com

Arizona is moving to tighten the state's law on capital punishment by eliminating three of the 14 so-called aggravating circumstances that can be the basis for imposing death sentences for convicted murderers.

Prescott Police Dept.

A $1 million bond has been set for a Prescott woman accused in the suspected death of the family's matriarch while the suspect's daughter is being held without bail.

Coconino County Sheriff's Office

A Flagstaff-area man accused of fatally stabbing his wife last month has pleaded not guilty.

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