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1 man dead, 2 others wounded in shooting at Phoenix condos

Jul. 15, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police say one man is dead and two others wounded after a shootout at a condominium complex in Phoenix. They say the incident occurred about 5 p.m. Monday at the 3rd Avenue Palms. Police say one man was found dead at the scene while another man was taken to a hospital in extremely critical...

Intruder arrested for sexual assault attempt in Phoenix home

Jul. 15, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police have arrested a man who allegedly tried to sexually assault a sleeping woman in her Phoenix home. They say 32-year-old Francisco Meza-Beltran was booked into jail Monday on suspicion of sexual abuse, kidnapping, assault, burglary and trespassing. It's unclear if he has a lawyer yet....

Bikini-clad woman missing in California's Mojave Desert

Jul. 15, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California say they are searching for a bikini-clad Arizona woman who went missing while hiking in the Mojave Desert. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office says 69-year-old Barbara Thomas, of Bullhead City, was last seen Friday wearing a black bikini, a red...

Man convicted in 2007 killing of estranged wife in Arizona

Jul. 15, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of killing his estranged wife in Arizona in 2007 before fleeing to India for several years has been convicted of first-degree murder. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say jurors reached their verdict Monday against 44-year-old Avtar Grewal, who's scheduled to be...

Longtime Navajo Nation lawmaker resigns, citing health

Jul. 15, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A longtime Navajo Nation lawmaker has resigned, citing health reasons. Nelson S. BeGaye made the announcement Monday in an emotional speech at the start of the Navajo Nation Council's weeklong summer session. He has served on the council since 2003. He did not elaborate on his...

Arpaio claims not to be behind billboards urging 2020 run

Jul. 15, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has no idea who is behind Phoenix billboards urging him to run for office in 2020. The billboards, displaying the message "Sheriff Joe One More Time 2020," quietly emerged around the city this month. It's unclear how many have been put up. Arpaio...

Body of missing Arizona man found in Wyoming's Snake River

Jul. 15, 2019 12:58 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say a boater found the body of a northern Arizona man in the Snake River 10 days after he was reported missing. Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson says the boater called police Sunday afternoon and search and rescue responders pulled the body of 21-year-old Averin...

Ex-ADOT employee is accused of tampering with 16 MVD files

Jul. 15, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a former Arizona Department of Transportation employee has been accused of tampering with the Motor Vehicle Division files of 16 state prison inmates. Krag Tedhams is scheduled to make his initial court appearance Aug. 15 on suspicion of computer tampering. Authorities say...

Ozone pollution advisory issued Monday for metro Phoenix

Jul. 15, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — For the second time in less than a week, environmental regulators have issued an ozone pollution advisory for metro Phoenix. The advisory was issued because the Phoenix area is expected to exceed the federal health standard for air quality on Monday. An ozone pollution advisory also was...

Wainwright pitches 7 scoreless, Cardinals beat D-Backs 5-2

Jul. 14, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. Wainwright (6-7), who was scratched from Friday's start due to back...