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Democratic Tucson Mayor Regina Romero is seen at the State of the State address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Phoenix. Romero called for a nighttime curfew Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Tucson to prevent the spread of COVID-19, saying the virus is spreading rapidly and hospitals in southern Arizona are on the verge of a crisis. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Latest: Tucson votes in mandatory nightly curfew

Dec. 1, 2020 9:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. -- At the urging of Mayor Regina Romero, the Tucson City Council voted Tuesday night to establish a mandatory nightly curfew for three weeks in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The 10 p.m.-to-5 a.m. curfew will take effect Friday and run through Dec. 23. Romero says she sought the curfew...

FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Tony La Russa, left, talks before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox in St. Petersburg, Fla. La Russa, now the manager of the Chicago White Sox, is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the two drunken driving charges, is scheduled to change his plea on Dec. 21 in Maricopa County Justice Court. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

La Russa scheduled to change plea in drunken driving case

Dec. 1, 2020 6:43 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. The Hall of Fame manager, who had previously pleaded not guilty to the two drunken driving charges, is scheduled to...

Arizona State's Josh Christopher (13) dunks during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Villanova, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 25 Arizona State at Cal highlights Pac-12 this week

Dec. 1, 2020 6:41 PM EST

A look at things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 25 Arizona State at California, Thursday. The Sun Devils opened the season at No. 18 in the preseason AP Top 25 and dropped seven spots this week after opening 2-1. Arizona State beat Rhode Island in Connecticut in its...

FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell, seated, converses with election workers and legal representatives from the Joe Biden and Donald Trump presidential campaigns as a recount of the 2020 presidential election begins at the Monona Terrace convention center in Madison, Wis. President Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Wisconsin, seeking to disqualify hundreds of thousands of ballots in a longshot attempt to overturn Democrat Joe Biden's win in the battleground state he lost by nearly 20,700 votes. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)

Trump files lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election results

Dec. 1, 2020 4:48 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wisconsin seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots in the state's two most Democratic counties, a longshot attempt to overturn Joe Biden's win in a battleground state he lost by nearly 20,700 votes. Trump filed the day after...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen, right, with his attorney, Kurt Altman, leave after a court hearing in Phoenix. Petersen, who admitted running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands, was sentenced in Arkansas to six years in federal prison on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. It was the first of three punishments he’ll face for arranging adoptions prohibited by an international compact. (AP Photo/Jacques Billeaud, File)

Ex-Arizona politician gets 6 years in adoption scheme

Dec. 1, 2020 4:21 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Arizona politician who admitted running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands was sentenced in Arkansas to six years in federal prison. It was the first of three punishments he’ll face for arranging adoptions prohibited by an...

This Oct. 4, 2020, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, shows an empty Levi's Stadium before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after Santa Clara County on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks. County officials issued the directives in response to rising cases of the coronavirus in the area. The rules take effect Monday and will last for three weeks.  (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

49ers prepared for 'bumps in the road' on 3-week trip

Dec. 1, 2020 3:11 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are set to embark on an unusual three-week road trip after being kicked out of their stadium and practice facility because of strict new COVID-19 protocols in their home county. The Niners will fly to Arizona on Wednesday where they will practice, live and play their next two games after...

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, left, watches as Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs election documents to certify the election results for federal, statewide, and legislative offices and statewide ballot measures at the official canvass at the Arizona Capitol Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)

Wisconsin, Arizona certify Biden wins in presidential vote

Dec. 1, 2020 6:49 AM EST

Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election results in favor of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump's legal team continued to dispute the results. Biden’s victory in Wisconsin was certified Monday following a partial recount that only added to his 20,600-vote...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens throws against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

49ers to play 2 upcoming home games in Arizona

Nov. 30, 2020 9:29 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers will relocate to Arizona for the next three weeks after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home. The 49ers (5-6) announced they will host the Buffalo Bills next Monday night and Washington on Dec. 13 at State...

The Latest: Florida heads to 'Bubbleville' for hoop games

Nov. 30, 2020 9:15 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Florida's men's basketball team has signed on for a trip to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut for two midweek games in “Bubbleville.” The Gators will face Army on Wednesday and Boston College on Thursday night. Florida...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, right, works the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Poor in-game decisions could cost Chargers' Lynn his job

Nov. 30, 2020 7:41 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn might be running out of time to show he can still lead the Los Angeles Chargers. The fourth-year coach is in danger of being fired after Sunday' 27-17 loss at Buffalo dropped the Chargers to 3-8. The Chargers are 8-19 since advancing to the AFC divisional round two...