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Tribal request to halt Arizona copper mine work is denied

May. 27, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request by Native American tribes to stop Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. from preparing a planned new Arizona copper mine's site in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson. U.S. District Judge James Soto refused to issue a...

Hjerpe, Oregon St. beat Cal 3-1 in Pac-12 Tournament

May. 27, 2022 04:20 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cooper Hjerpe scattered five hits with five strikeouts and allowed just one run over five innings and No. 2 seed Oregon State beat California 3-1 on Thursday night at the Pac-12 Tournament. Sixth-seeded Cal, which had its seven-game win streak snapped,...

Freeman's 3-run HR, 5 RBIs, lift Dodgers over D-backs 14-1

May. 27, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Freddie Freeman's swing looked good and the baseball jumped off his bat, carrying deep into right-center field. The veteran slugger had hit 274 homers in his career prior to that at-bat and this one certainly felt like No. 275. Then again, it had been so long since...

Huff, Bowser each hit 2 HRs as Stanford beats Arizona 15-8

May. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kody Huff and Drew Bowser each hit two of Stanford's five home runs and the top-seeded Cardinal never trailed Thursday night in their 15-8 win over Arizona in the Pac-12 Tournament. Ranked No. 3 nationally in the D1Baseball poll, Stanford (39-14) scored in...

Karros, UCLA beat Washington 14-8 in Pac-12 Tournament

May. 26, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Karros went 5-for-5 with four RBIs, Michael Curialle was 4-for-6 and drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and UCLA beat Washington 14-8 Thursday night to avoid elimination from the Pac-12 Tournament. Daylen Reyes hit a two-out double down the...

No charges against Arizona officer in 17-year-old’s death

May. 26, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors declined to file criminal charges against an Arizona police officer in the death of a 17-year-old boy who was shot in the back twice during a foot chase in which authorities say the teen appeared to turn toward the officer with a gun his hand. Maricopa...

US Census Bureau: Big city losses early in COVID pandemic

May. 26, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the coronavirus pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer...

Sheriff: 13-year-old accused of threatening school shooting

May. 26, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was arrested on terrorism charges after alleging threatening to shoot up the Prescott middle school he attended, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said. The student allegedly made the threat three times May 17 while speaking to the bus...

ASU snaps 5-game skid, eliminates Oregon from Pac-12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kai Murphy was 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs, and eighth-seeded Arizona State beat No. 4 seed Oregon 4-2 on Thursday in the Pac-12 Tournament to snap a five-game losing streak. Arizona State (26-31) advances to another elimination game on Friday. Oregon...

More Memorial Day travel expected, despite high gas prices

May. 26, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To drive, or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with surging gas prices that are redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new COVID-19 surge also spreads across the country. For Marvin Harper, of Phoenix, his family’s...