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Last stop for felons is no field of dreams (access required)

FLORENCE — A five-acre cemetery in this small community holds the remains of shattered lives — the lives of the people buried there, the lives of those they touched and, by extension, the lives they took. Here lie murderers by the dozens, as well as rapists, robbers and other felons. There are 457 in all, with room for an additional 440, says Carson McWilliams, warden of the Arizona State Prison Complex at Florence.

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Prison proposed for southern AZ reservation

TUCSON - Plans have been in the works for nearly three years for a federal detention facility on land owned by southern Arizona's Tohono O'odham Nation. The Arizona Daily Star reported on its Web site May 4 that the plans are discussed in a document released by the tribe.

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