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6-year-old girl dies after being struck by a truck in Tucson

Dec. 06, 2021 00:08 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A young girl died after being struck by a pickup truck in Tucson, according to authorities. Police said officers were called to the scene Saturday afternoon about a vehicle colliding with a pedestrian. They arrived to find...

Horne, Heath's 3 help Arizona State beat Oregon 69-67 in OT

Dec. 05, 2021 22:16 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — DJ Horne scored 23 points, Jay Heath hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime and Arizona State beat Oregon 69-67 on Sunday night to snap a five-game skid. Heath made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with 14 points and Kimani...

Mathurin scores 29, No. 11 Arizona beats Oregon State 90-65

Dec. 05, 2021 21:14 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Bennedict Mathurin scored a season-high 29 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 11 Arizona beat Oregon State 90-65 on Sunday. Christian Koloko added 12 points for the Wildcats (7-0, 1-0 Pac-12), who won their fourth straight against the...

Wisconsin, Arizona State selected to play in Las Vegas Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 20:42 PM EST

Wisconsin (8-4, Big Ten) vs. Arizona State (8-4, Pac-12), Dec. 30, 10:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Las Vegas TOP PLAYERS Wisconsin: RB Braelon Allen. The freshman has rushed for 1,125 yards and 12 touchdowns. Arizona State: Jayden...

Central Michigan to play Boise State in Arizona Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 19:34 PM EST

Boise State (7-5, Mountain West) vs. Central Michigan (8-4, Mid-American), Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: Tuscon, Arizona TOP PLAYERS Boise State: WR Khalil Shakir, 77 receptions, 1,117 yards receiving, seven touchdowns. ...

No. 5 Notre Dame to face No. 9 Oklahoma State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 18:56 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — No. 5 Notre Dame missed the College Football Playoff by one spot. No. 9 Oklahoma State's bid came up inches short. The disappointment sets up a nice consolation: another marquee matchup in the Fiesta Bowl. Just short of the...

Man who jumped from taxiing plane in Phoenix jailed, ID'd

Dec. 05, 2021 11:37 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who jumped out of a jetliner’s galley door to the tarmac as the plane was taxiing to a gate at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Phoenix police said 30-year-old Daniel Ramirez was booked into jail Saturday...

Arizona reports 3,820 new COVID-19 cases and 28 more deaths

Dec. 05, 2021 10:54 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona reported 3,820 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 28 more deaths Sunday as the pandemic’s latest surge maintained its grip on the state. The latest numbers pushed Arizona’s totals to 1,292,054 cases and 22,589 known deaths...

Police: Suspect arrested in a fatal shooting in Buckeye

Dec. 05, 2021 10:14 AM EST

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Buckeye, according to police. They said officers responded to the scene around 8 p.m. Friday after multiple gunshots were heard. When police arrived, they...

Native American tracking unit in Arizona could be expanding

Dec. 05, 2021 10:02 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Shadow Wolves unit, Homeland Security’s only Native American specialized tracking team, is ready for a change after nearly 50 years of patrolling the Arizona desert. Bills that seek to strengthen and expand the Shadow Wolves’ authority were...