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A timeline of the Jodi Arias penalty phase retrial

PHOENIX — The Jodi Arias trial has gripped readers nationwide since it began in 2008, when she was charged with the murder of her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.

Whether it’s the nature of the allegations or the seemingly never-ending dramas, people cannot get enough of Arias.

She was found guilty of first-degree murder in May, only to see the penalty phase declared a mistrial. The subsequent jury selection and resumption of the penalty phase brought about a new wave of crazy antics, including Judge Sherry Stephens attempting to block both the public and media from hearing a witness testify.

While some hoped the case would be resolved in 2014, it has continued into 2015.

Below is a timeline of the Arias penalty phase retrial.

Oct. 21, 2014