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Phoenix police: Man arrested in the death of his girlfriend

Apr. 11, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his girlfriend, Phoenix police said Sunday. They said 37-year-old Carnell Cunningham was taken into custody on suspicion of murder and aggravated assault. It was unclear Sunday...

Authorities: West Phoenix apartment fire leaves 1 woman dead

Apr. 11, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Sunday were trying to determine the case of a west Phoenix apartment fire that has left one woman dead. The blaze broke out at an apartment complex Saturday and neighbors reported seeing flames coming out from the windows of the apartment. ...

Navajo Nation reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has reported 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. The latest numbers released Saturday night brought the pandemic totals on the tribe’s reservation to 30,255 cases and 1,262 known deaths. ...

Arizona reports 540 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 540 new confirmed COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths. The state’s case total now stands at 849,561 since the pandemic began with the known death toll remaining at 17,086. Over 2.5...

Las Vegas pushes to become first to ban ornamental grass

Apr. 11, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on. Las Vegas-area water officials have spent two decades trying to...

Arizona court: Non-lawyers allowed to invest in law firms

Apr. 11, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Before this month, Mike Payne was constantly switching among his many hats — legal, accounting, business consulting. But now that his accounting firm has been approved by the Arizona Supreme Court as one of the first alternative business structures in...

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns rout Wizards 134-106

Apr. 11, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 27 points and the Phoenix Suns used a 44-point third quarter to rout the Washington Wizards 134-106 on Saturday night. Deandre Ayton had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 13 points and 10 assists and Phoenix had only three...

Locastro's speed, Smith's pitching help D-backs top Reds 8-3

Apr. 11, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo has often said that Tim Locastro is the fastest man in the majors. You don't have to take his word for it: The video game MLB The Show agrees. “He's got a 99 rating,” Lovullo said, grinning. Locastro...

Northern Arizona beats Southern Utah 28-20

Apr. 10, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Keondre Wudtee passed for 289 yards and a touchdown and ran for 38 yards and two TDs on Saturday night, and Northern Arizona beat Southern Utah 28-20 to earn a sweep in the spring 2021 season. The Lumberjacks (2-2, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) scored...

Tucson officials learn more about planned migrant facility

Apr. 10, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A tent-like facility that the federal government plans to set up in Tucson to temporarily house migrants will be located near the city's airport and be completed in about a month, a Border Patrol official has told the City Council. John Modlin,...