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Rare orange lobster saved and donated to an Arizona aquarium

Sep. 28, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A rare orange lobster has found a home at an Arizona aquarium instead of becoming someone’s dinner. The unique lobster was discovered over the summer by staff at the Japanese restaurant Nobu in Scottsdale, ABC15 reported Monday. The...

2 children shot at south Phoenix home; Police detain mother

Sep. 27, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A 24-year-old woman has been detained by police after two of her children were shot in their south Phoenix home Monday, police said. Phoenix police said a 2-year-old girl was later pronounced dead at a hospital while a 6-year-old boy remained in critical...

Foes of tax cuts, voting law changes ready petition filings

Sep. 27, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Massive income tax cuts passed by the Arizona Legislature earlier this year and a series of election law changes could be put on hold until voters weigh in next year if opponents turn in enough signatures by a midnight Tuesday deadline. A coalition of...

Navajo Nation reports 20 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

Sep. 27, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 20 more COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths. The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s totals to 33,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began more than a year ago. The known...

FACT FOCUS: AZ election review spurs false claims online

Sep. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

Presenting its findings in a six-month-long review of the 2020 presidential election in Arizona’s largest county on Friday, a Republican-backed cybersecurity firm ended in much the same place where it began: without any evidence to contradict certified election results showing Joe Biden...

Police: Man drives stolen truck into Flagstaff Mall entrance

Sep. 27, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested after driving a stolen delivery truck into the entrance of the Flagstaff Mall, police said Monday. Nobody was injured in the incident and Flagstaff police said the suspect was being held on suspicion of theft and burglary...

Judge blocks Arizona laws banning school, city mask mandates

Sep. 27, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Monday struck down Republican-passed Arizona laws that block schools from requiring masks and restrict the power of local governments to impose COVID-19 requirements, the latest turn in a nationwide legal battle over pandemic rules. If it...

Mistakes were made, but Cards good enough to overcome them

Sep. 27, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals didn't play particularly well for three quarters, gave up a stunning 109-yard touchdown just before halftime on a missed field goal and still rallied to win an NFL game on the road by nearly two touchdowns. “It was ugly, but...

Suns return to camp after Finals loss, embrace new journey

Sep. 27, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said he threw a bit of a two-week pity party after losing the NBA Finals in July, retreating to his property in Texas, working in the yard, feeding the deer, fishing in his pond and cutting the grass. Then he had an...

15-year-old boy found shot to death in San Tan Valley home

Sep. 27, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Pinal County are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy. Pinal County Sheriff's officials say there were reports Sunday afternoon of several gunshots at a home in San Tan Valley. Officers...