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Gallego holds first events of Arizona Senate campaign

Jan. 28, 2023 21:19 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Ruben Gallego held the first public events of his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday, taking aim at independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema and casting his candidacy in a patriotic appeal to the American dream. The fifth-term congressman recounted his journey from...

Democratic Arizona governor to keep migrant busing program

Jan. 25, 2023 14:00 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is defending her decision to continue her Republican predecessor's program to transport migrants out of border communities. Hobbs said in an interview with The Arizona Republic published Wednesday that her focus would be on...

Grizzlies' Steven Adams out 3-5 weeks with sprained knee

Jan. 24, 2023 23:40 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Steven Adams will miss three to five weeks because of a sprained ligament in his right knee. Memphis announced the update Tuesday night. The Grizzlies, second in the Western Conference with a 31-16 record, visit Golden State on Wednesday...

KBI: Man shot by deputies was suspect in Arizona killings

Jan. 24, 2023 19:08 PM EST

A man who died in a shootout that injured four Kansas law enforcement officers was a suspect in a double homicide in Phoenix, Arizona, police said Tuesday. Leroy D. Malone, 39, of Phoenix, was killed Monday after he was shot several times by law enforcement officers in Dodge City,...

1st pediatric-related death in Maricopa County this season

Jan. 24, 2023 17:15 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona’s largest county have confirmed the first pediatric-related death this season in the Phoenix metro area. Maricopa County Department of Public Health officials said the child wasn’t immunized against influenza. The...

Phoenix man accused of offering tiger cub to cops for $20K

Jan. 24, 2023 16:50 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man has been arrested after he allegedly offered to sell a tiger cub to undercover police officers for $20,000, authorities said Tuesday. Police said 25-year-old Carlos Castro-Alcaraz was arrested Monday night on felony wildlife offenses after advertising...

Green scores career-high 42, Rockets end 13-game skid

Jan. 23, 2023 23:38 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jalen Green scored a career-high 42 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 119-114 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night to snap a 13-game losing streak. Green, the second overall pick in the 2021 draft, had 21 points by halftime and kept up...

Rep. Gallego announces bid for Sinema’s Arizona Senate seat

Jan. 23, 2023 18:34 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego, a liberal firebrand and prominent Latino lawmaker, announced Monday he'll challenge independent U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in 2024, becoming the first candidate to jump into the race and setting up a potential three-way contest. Gallego...

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego to run for independent Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s seat, setting up potential 3-way race

Jan. 23, 2023 08:09 AM EST
PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego to run for independent Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s seat, setting up potential 3-way race.

VanVleet scores 28, Raptors hand Knicks 4th straight loss

Jan. 22, 2023 21:22 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 28 points, Gary Trent Jr. had 24 before fouling out and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the New York Knicks 125-116 Sunday. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points, Scottie Barnes had 19 and Precious Achiuwa added 12...