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Police: 2 dead, 2 injured after shooting outside a Mesa bar

Jun. 05, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two men were killed and two other people injured after a shooting outside a Mesa bar early Sunday, authorities said. Mesa police said one of the injured was a security guard, but is expected to recover and the other person also had non-life threatening injuries....

Officials: Tempe plagued with deteriorating sewage pipes

Jun. 04, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — TEMPE, Ariz. — A recent pipe rupture that spilled around 8 million gallons of water and closed a major Phoenix-area highway put Tempe’s water infrastructure back in the news. Checking water main lines is now a priority for Tempe officials since the incident,...

Big cross-border tunnel found linking Tijuana, San Diego

May. 17, 2022 04:18 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S. The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and...

Man arrested in Mesa cold cases that occurred in 1989, 1990

Apr. 26, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A a suspect has been arrested in connection with two cold cases that occurred more than three decades ago in the same Mesa apartment complex, police said Tuesday. They said 58-year-old Thomas Davis Cox is being held on a $1 million cash bond after being indicted...

Woman charged in connection with ND shooting gets probation

Apr. 20, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman arrested in connection with the death of a North Dakota man in 2021 has been sentenced to three years of probation and has agreed to testify at the trial of the defendant who's facing facing a murder charge. Twenty-eight-year-old Jessica...

White Sox slugger Andrew Vaughn recovering from hip pointer

Mar. 30, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Andrew Vaughn feared the worst when he got hurt making a diving catch for the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Same for his team, which is looking for the slugger to play a key role this year. They're all feeling much better now. Vaughn was diagnosed...

Arizona history-April 3-9

Mar. 30, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

Sunday, April 3 On this date in 1904, a leaking gas main exploded in a Prescott saloon and gambling house, injuring four people. On this date in 1919, Maricopa County, not including the city of Phoenix, stood alone in the rejection of Daylight Saving Time. Other cities...

Cubs RH David Robertson plans to be ready for opening day

Mar. 29, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — David Robertson smiled as he joked around with Michael Hermosillo during a live batting practice session on an unseasonably cool day in Arizona. If the Cubs veteran reliever was at all worried about ramping up in time for opening day, it was hard to tell. ...

Correa hits 1st homer for Twins, Verlander sharp for Astros

Mar. 29, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Correa hit his first spring homer with the Twins, providing a preview of what he could provide Minnesota's lineup this season. The 27-year-old turned on a 1-0 pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, launching a no-doubt solo drive that landed well...