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Authorities urge proper cooking of wild game after 6 relatives fall ill from parasite in bear meat

May. 28, 2024 18:08 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reaffirmed the importance of properly cooking wild game after six people became sick from a parasite traced to undercooked bear meat that was served at a family reunion in South Dakota. The six — one in...

Book Review: A dark secret exposed about a World War II internment camp in 'First Frost'

May. 28, 2024 13:30 PM EDT

Walt Longmire and his deputy are poking around in his basement when she spots a relic of his youth, a hundred-pound Bob Simmons-model surfboard. “You’re too big to surf,” she says. “I didn’t used to be,” he says. She notices that the front of...

After a deadly heat wave last summer, metro Phoenix is changing tactics

May. 28, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Terrified of being assaulted in a shelter, Pearl Marion couch surfed with family members and friends during last year's blistering summer so she didn't have to sleep outdoors. This year, the 65-year-old woman plans to spend Phoenix's dangerously hot summer nights in...

Man accused of starting wildfire in national wildlife preserve near Arizona-California border

May. 27, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma man has been arrested for allegedly starting a wildfire in a national wildlife preserve in southwest Arizona near the California border, according to authorities. Yuma County Sheriff’s officials said 47-year-old Jason Bradley Martin remains jailed on...

ACC and SEC each get 5 regional host sites for the NCAA baseball tournament

May. 26, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference each had five schools selected Sunday as regional host sites for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. All 16 regional hosts announced by the Division I Baseball Committee locked up spots in the...

3 people dead after wrong-way crash involving 2 vehicles east of Phoenix; drivers survive

May. 26, 2024 14:47 PM EDT

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — Three people died in a wrong-way crash involving two vehicles east of Phoenix early Sunday, authorities said. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the head-on crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. Sunday on State Route 87 near Fountain Hills. ...

Oklahoma State hits three home runs, tops Arizona 10-4 for Stillwater Super Regional sweep

May. 26, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Tallen Edwards went deep in the first inning for the first of Oklahoma State's three home runs and the Cowgirls defeated Arizona 10-4 on Saturday to sweep the Stillwater Super Regional. The Cowgirls scored three runs in the top of the first inning and the...

Bear shot dead by Arizona game officers after swipe attack on teen in mountain cabin

May. 25, 2024 15:05 PM EDT

ALPINE, Ariz. (AP) — A black bear was shot and killed by Arizona fish and game officers after it entered a home through an open door and injured a teenager in a mountain community near the New Mexico state line, wildlife officials said. The 15-year-old boy received wounds to his...

Kilfoyl allows 3 hits as Oklahoma State beats Arizona 8-0 in Game 1 of super regional

May. 24, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Lexi Kilfoyl pitched a complete game shutout, Karli Godwin, Claire Timm and Micaela Wark each hit a home run and No. 5 national seed Oklahoma State beat Arizona 8-0 in five innings Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-three Stillwater Super Regional. ...

Tribes say their future is at stake as they push for Congress to consider Colorado River settlement

May. 24, 2024 22:13 PM EDT

Within the heart of the Navajo Nation and in the shadow of the sandstone arch that is the namesake of the tribal capital, a simple greeting and big smiles were shared over and over again Friday as tribal officials gathered: “Yá‘át’ééh abíní!” It was a good morning,...