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FILE - In this July 2, 2020, file photo, a trainer, top, at Mountainside Fitness, works with a client in Phoenix. Mountainside Fitness CEO Tom Hatten said Friday, July 3, he would keep his chain open for now. “We are going to stay open until we have our day in court, which is Monday morning,” Hatten said at a Mountainside location in Scottsdale. “If the court does not allow a stay, we will comply and respect the court’s decision. We will deal with being closed again.” (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Health club chain loses bid to stop Arizona shutdown order

Jul. 7, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has rejected a request by an Arizona health club chain to stop enforcement of Gov. Doug Ducey’s shutdown of gyms, leading the fitness business to temporarily close its doors after disobeying the governor's order for a week as Arizona experienced a sharp increase in coronavirus...

Man rescued from floodwaters east of Sierra Vista

Jul. 3, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Cochise County say they rescued a man whose vehicle was stuck in a running wash east of Sierra Vista. A sheriff's news release says deputies were called at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday to an area about 12 miles (19 kilometers) east of Sierra Vista. They found...

Man arrested in connection with several Sierra Vista fires

Jun. 25, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with several arson cases and reckless burning incidents over the past four months in Sierra Vista, police said Thursday. They said 26-year-old Colin Cromer is being held on suspicion of three counts of arson and two counts of reckless...

Some recreation sites in Coronado National Forest to reopen

May. 21, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Several recreation sites in the Coronado National Forest in southern Arizona are ready to reopen. Campfire, smoking and recreational shooting restrictions to prevent human-caused forest fires are in place for Thursday’s scheduled 5 p.m. reopening. Forest officials say...