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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Agua Fria 67, Yuma Kofa 0 American Leadership-Gilbert 28, Yuma Catholic 25 American Leadership-Queen Creek 66, Buckeye 28 Apache Junction 51, Youngker High School 38 Arizona...

Diamondbacks lose 100th of season, fall 4-3 to Astros

Sep. 18, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Chas McCormick was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to drive in the winning run in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to their 100th loss with a 4-3 win on Friday night. Houston tied it in 10th with an RBI bloop single...

County cuts deal to end fight over Arizona Senate subpoena

Sep. 17, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Board members overseeing Arizona’s most populous county reached an agreement Friday evening with the Republican-controlled state Senate that will end a standoff over a Senate demand that they hand over computer routers for use in an unprecedented partisan election review. ...

The Latest: American Samoa reports first case of coronavirus

Sep. 17, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- American Samoa reported its first case of coronavirus on Friday. The U.S. territory’s acting governor and health officials said the islands’ first case of COVID-19 was of a resident who returned to America Samoa from Hawaii this week. ...

Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'

Sep. 17, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats in Pennsylvania's state Senate sued Friday evening in a state court to block a Republican-approved subpoena seeking voter information and to put a stop to what Republicans call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election. ...

Suspect in deaths of 4 found in SUV surrenders in Arizona

Sep. 17, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A suspect in the shooting deaths of four Minnesotans who were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin surrendered to authorities in Arizona on Friday. Dunn County Sheriff Kevin Bygd said in a statement that Antoine Darnique Suggs, 38, turned...

Report says Wickenburg school official wrongly got free dirt

Sep. 17, 2021 20:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Wickenburg school district official illegally hit pay dirt — up to 700 truckloads of it — from a district-owned excavation site and then used it for his own property, state watchdog officials said. A grand jury indictment charges William...

Colorado man accused of killing wife heads to trial

Sep. 17, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday there is enough evidence for the case to proceed against a southern Colorado man who was charged with first-degree murder nearly a year after his wife was reported missing on Mother’s Day 2020. Judge Patrick Murphy ruled Barry...

Police shoot domestic violence suspect in Phoenix suburb

Sep. 17, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

PHOENIX, A.Z. (AP) — Chandler Police say they shot an armed man Friday morning in a hotel parking lot following a report of a suspicious person. The incident is now being investigated as a domestic violence case. Police in the Phoenix suburb said a person called police...

Judge sentences pair who fought with cops after mask request

Sep. 17, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma couple have been sentenced to time behind bars on convictions stemming from a 2020 incident in which they fought with police after coughing on Walmart employees who asked them to wear masks during early months of the pandemic. A judge on...