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The Latest: Phoenix dad seeks body cam video of son's death

Jun. 26, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the outcry over a videotaped police encounter with a black family (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The father of a man who was shot and killed by Phoenix police after the armed robbery of a fast food restaurant says he wants body cam video he believe exists of the encounter....

Diamondbacks reinstate Lamb from IL, in lineup vs Dodgers

Jun. 26, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated one-time All-Star infielder Jake Lamb from the 10-day injured list in time for the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lamb played in just five games before going on the injured list with a strained left quadriceps on April 3. The 2017 All-Star is in...

Arizona boy in critical condition after zip line accident

Jun. 26, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials say an 8-year-old Arizona boy remains in critical condition after he was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line. The Arizona Republic reports the child was flown to a hospital Monday afternoon. Officials say he suffered a strangulation injury at a home on the outskirts of...

Phoenix police defenders to address City Council after video

Jun. 26, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Defenders of the Phoenix police are calling on people to show up at this week's regular City Council meeting to support the department amid an outcry over a video that shows officers aiming guns and obscenities at a young black family. Nohl Rosen of Rally for Law Enforcement says group...

Today in Arizona History

Jun. 26, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, June 30 On this date in 1910, Gov. Richard E. Sloan issued a proclamation calling for the election of officers in Greenlee County, which was recently formed out of Graham County. On this date in 1910, it was announced that the 21,938-acre (8,878-hectare) abandoned military...

Hernandez hits leadoff homer, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 3-2

Jun. 26, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers hit the halfway mark of their schedule with the most wins in the majors and matched the best midway mark in franchise history. The season hasn't been perfect so far, but it's pretty close. Enrique Hernandez hit his sixth career leadoff home run, Justin Turner added a...

Arizona man accused of killing wife, daughter pleads guilty

Jun. 26, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson-area man accused of killing his wife and daughter last year and attempting to kill his teenage son has pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Pima County prosecutors say Hernando Enriquez is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 19....

Phoenix woman arrested after 6 dead dogs found in her home

Jun. 26, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix woman is facing 15 counts of animal cruelty after six dead dogs were found in her home and nine others were discovered alive but malnourished. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Blanche Lopez was arrested after officers on patrol smelled a suspicious odor coming from a...

Utility can't prove it followed rules before power shut-off

Jun. 25, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Public Service can't prove it followed regulations before shutting off electricity for a woman who died days later, state utility regulators reported Tuesday. The Arizona Corporation Commission staff did not dispute APS' contention that the rules were followed but said the company...

First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary

Jun. 25, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephanie Grisham, longtime spokeswoman and confidante to Melania Trump, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary, the first lady announced Tuesday. Grisham is jumping into her new role by accompanying President Donald Trump on a trip to Asia starting Wednesday. Grisham...