PHOENIX (AP) - A Tempe man convicted in February of murder and assault in the 2010 shooting death of his ex-girlfriend is due in court today. Prosecutors are expected to ask the judge to delay sentencing for Wade Bradford until after his second murder trial in the 2006 death of a previous girlfriend.
PHOENIX (AP) - An April 21 trial has been scheduled for a plastic surgeon accused of breaking into a Scottsdale medical office to steal medicinal cocaine. Dr. Paul Kenneth Holden has pleaded not guilty to a felony burglary charge.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A Mexican man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison in a 2012 hostage-taking case in southern Arizona. Federal prosecutors say Isabel Perez-Arellanez and two co-defendants came across two people from Mexico and one from Guatemala who had become separated from their smuggling groups. The victims later told Border Patrol agents that Perez-Arellanez held them at gunpoint for several days and tried to extort money from their families.
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix group has been awarded state funding to identify environmental contaminants at a downtown property where it's planning an affordable housing project. The money goes to Chicanos Por La Causa for its project to build 520 homes as well as commercial and retail space.
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