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Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3

Jun. 15, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks jumped all over three-time All-Star Stephen Strasburg from the opening pitch. Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona's four solo homers off Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3 on Saturday. Marte homered on the first pitch of the game and...

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy

Jun. 15, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn appeared before a judge on Friday after Italian authorities...

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68

Jun. 15, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chiney Ogwumike added 14 points — 12 after halftime...

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3

Jun. 14, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals gave Max Scherzer early run support, and that made his job a lot easier Friday night. Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National...

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape

Jun. 14, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots. The Arizona Department of Health Services said late Friday that revoking the license of Hacienda Healthcare will...

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights

Jun. 14, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the children, unbeknownst to the parents, had...

Arizona signs women's coach Adia Barnes through 2024

Jun. 14, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has signed women's basketball coach Adia Barnes to a contract extension through 2024. The school announced Barnes' extension Friday after the contract was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. The leading scorer in Arizona history, Barnes returned to coach her alma mater in...

Coyotes sign Lyubushkin to 1-year deal

Jun. 14, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract. The deal was announced Friday. The 25-year-old Lyubushkin had four assists in 41 games in 2018-19, his first season with the Coyotes. The 6-foot-2, 201-pound native of Moscow was third among NHL...

Border Patrol locates missing mother, daughter from India

Jun. 14, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol has located a mother and 8-year-old daughter from India who had been with a 7-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Arizona desert near the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday in a statement that the missing...

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0

Jun. 14, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke doesn't think much about no-hitters. He was in the minority Thursday night when he took a bid into the seventh inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals. Greinke (8-2) tossed 7 1/3 innings, leaving after a 63-minute rain delay....