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Forest Service to resume cleanup of abandoned Arizona mines

Nov. 14, 2022 13:23 PM EST

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is getting ready to resume construction work associated with the cleanup of six abandoned mines on the Verde Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest. The Black Hawk Mine, Golden Idol Mine, Black Hawk, Bunker Mine, Logan Mine...

3-term Democratic Arizona Rep. Tom O'Halleran defeated

Nov. 10, 2022 23:11 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tom O'Halleran, the most vulnerable incumbent in Arizona’s nine-member congressional delegation, has been defeated after a spirited challenge from a Republican. Businessman and former Navy Seal Eli Crane defeated the three-term incumbent on...

Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk to retire at year's end

Nov. 04, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk announced Friday that she is retiring after a long career that included a high-profile trial in a deadly sweat lodge ceremony and an aggressive campaign against synthetic drugs. After 22 years as the county's top...

Man gets 6 years in prison for dumping body parts in Arizona

Oct. 31, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The former operator of a Seattle donated-cadaver business who callously dumped numerous body parts around central Arizona was sentenced to more than six years in prison Monday. A Yavapai County Superior Court jury in September convicted Walter Harold Mitchell...

NFC East rivals Eagles, Cowboys set for first-place showdown

Oct. 13, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

Dallas (4-1) at PHILADELPHIA (5-0) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: Eagles by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Dallas 4-1; Philadelphia 3-2. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 69-53. LAST MEETING:...

Rams' struggling offense faces Cowboys' dominant defense

Oct. 06, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' low-scoring offense has a patchwork offensive line, a tepid running game and few answers for the wave of opposing rushers that has sacked Matthew Stafford 16 times already this season. Just about the last thing the Super Bowl champs...

Backup QB Rush wins again as Cowboys beat Commanders 25-10

Oct. 02, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cooper Rush scrambled to his right, scanning the end zone for a target on a potential go-ahead touchdown. Dak Prescott's backup found one he hadn't played with yet in a remarkable run as the super sub for the Dallas Cowboys. Rush won again...

Ex-Seattle man found guilty of dumping body parts in Arizona

Sep. 29, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A former Seattle resident accused of dumping body parts around central Arizona has been been convicted of more than two dozen felonies. A Yavapai County jury on Thursday found Walter Harold Mitchell III guilty of 29 felony counts of concealing or abandoning a...

Go-for-it mentality boosts Cowboys in trek without Prescott

Sep. 19, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas coach Mike McCarthy went for it on fourth down from his territory on Cooper Rush's first series filling in again for injured star quarterback Dak Prescott. The Cowboys converted, beat Cincinnati when few thought they would after a poor offensive showing...