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Ash Fork man accused of stabbing 69-year-old mother arrested

Aug. 18, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County authorities say an Ash Fork man who allegedly tried to kill his mother has been arrested. County sheriff's officials say 47-year-old Charles Gregory Jones was taken into custody Saturday without incident although he was armed with a handgun and a knife. They say Jones...

2 shuttered Arizona shelters for immigrant kids could reopen

Aug. 18, 2019 11:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The nation's largest provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key filed applications to reopen a downtown...

Pick 6: Minnesota, Baylor among dark horse league contenders

Aug. 18, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

College football is a chalky sport. Parity is usually found in the middle class. The favorites usually win the championships. For some teams, though, simply being in contention late in the season or reaching the conference title game is a huge accomplishment. Just ask fans of Northwestern or Pitt, both of which...

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

Aug. 18, 2019 8:22 AM EDT

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. "Sometimes I do think about the school shootings," said...

Belt's grand slam, 6 RBIs lead Giants over Arizona, 11-6

Aug. 18, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Logan Webb found himself in the middle of a playoff race, and was up to the challenge. The 22-year-old right-hander survived a rocky start and pitched five innings to win his major league debut, leading the San Francisco Giants to an 11-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday...

Man given CPR in stands during Giants-Diamondbacks game

Aug. 17, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man sitting in a seating section typically for baseball scouts had a medical issue and was given CPR in the stands behind home plate at Chase Field during Saturday's Giants-Diamondbacks game. The game was delayed briefly before the start of the third inning while emergency medical...

9-month-old pulled from tub in extremely critical condition

Aug. 17, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Fire Department says a 9-month-old child was hospitalized in extremely critical condition after being pulled from a bathtub. Fire Capt. Rob McDade says firefighters arriving at the home Saturday found the child without a pulse and unresponsive but performed advance life support...

Strangers come for miles to mourn El Paso shooting victim

Aug. 17, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left. Antonio Basco had told reporters he felt alone in planning the funeral for Margie Reckard, one of 22 people killed when...

Forecasters: Excessive heat coming in Phoenix, Las Vegas

Aug. 17, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Forecasters are posting notices of dangerous heat in southern Nevada, southeastern California and southern and western Arizona for Tuesday and the next day or two. The National Weather Service issued excessive heat warnings and watches for desert areas that include the cities of Phoenix,...

Phoenix looks to be next big city with citizen police review

Aug. 17, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursing at a...