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Arizona ends 5-game losing streak to Arizona State

Nov. 25, 2022 19:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jedd Fisch began his rebuild with enthusiasm and a vision for the future, pushing Arizona through a difficult first season. The second season saw the Wildcats take significant strides, on the recruiting trail and the football field. The...

Pima County jail faces 2nd inmate suicide in a week

Nov. 22, 2022 11:24 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Pima County jail inmate has taken his own life, making it the second suicide there in a week. The Pima County Sheriff's Department says corrections officers doing rounds discovered 40-year-old Amin Shaheed Muhammad Ali unconscious in his cell Sunday...

Arizona's de Laura to face former team in Washington State

Nov. 17, 2022 10:54 AM EST

Washington State (6-4, 3-4 Pac-12) at Arizona (4-6, 2-5), Saturday, 2 p.m. EST (Pac-12 Network) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Washington State by 3 1/2. Series record: Arizona leads 27-18. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Arizona QB Jayden de Laura...

Feds to review security after inmate tried to shoot visitor

Nov. 15, 2022 14:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials will begin assessing security protocols at federal prison camps across the U.S. after a “terrifying incident” this weekend when an inmate obtained a gun and tried to shoot a visitor in the head at a prison camp in Arizona, the director of the Bureau of Prisons said...

Why AP called the Arizona's governor race for Katie Hobbs

Nov. 14, 2022 22:38 PM EST

The Associated Press called the Arizona governor’s race for Democrat Katie Hobbs on Monday after the latest round of vote releases gave her a lead that AP determined she would not relinquish. The AP concluded that, even though Republican Kari Lake had been posting increasingly...

Federal inmate tried to shoot visitor at Arizona prison camp

Nov. 14, 2022 20:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal prison inmate who was able to obtain a firearm at a prison camp in Arizona pulled out the gun in a visitation area and attempted to shoot a visitor in the head, The Associated Press has learned. The weapon misfired and the female visitor was uninjured...

Man convicted of killing Tucson teenager gets life in prison

Nov. 14, 2022 14:42 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man convicted in the first of two murder cases in Tucson involving young girls was sentenced Monday to natural life in prison. Christopher Clements also got a 17-year prison term for kidnapping the teenage victim and it will be served consecutively with the...

Why the AP hasn't called the Arizona governor's race

Nov. 13, 2022 22:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has not yet called the open governor's race in Arizona between Katie Hobbs, the Democratic secretary of state, and Republican Kari Lake, a former TV broadcaster, because there are still too many votes left to count to conclude Hobbs' lead is insurmountable....

Defeated Arizona Rep. Tom O'Halleran reflects on election

Nov. 11, 2022 22:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — His Democratic-leaning district remapped into one that leaned heavily Republican, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran could have just retired and ceded the sprawling Arizona district he was virtually certain to lose to the Republican who ended up victorious in Tuesday's election. He...

AP sources: US border agency leader is being forced out

Nov. 11, 2022 19:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being forced out of his job leading the nation’s largest law enforcement agency as agents encounter record numbers of migrants entering the U.S. from Mexico, according to two people familiar with the matter. ...