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Justices side with doctors convicted in pain pill schemes

Jun. 27, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled for doctors who face criminal charges for overprescribing powerful pain medication in a case arising from the opioid addiction crisis. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the court that prosecutors must prove that doctors knew they...

Supreme Court's abortion ruling sets off new court fights

Jun. 27, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The fall of Roe v. Wade shifted the battleground over abortion to courthouses around the country Monday, as one side sought quickly to put statewide bans into effect and the other tried to stop or at least delay such measures. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision...

Some cities nix July 4 fireworks for shortages, fire dangers

Jun. 27, 2022 10:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The skies over a scattering of Western U.S. cities will stay dark for the third consecutive Fourth of July as some major fireworks displays are canceled again this year, this time for fire concerns amid dry weather, along with pandemic related supply or staffing problems. ...

Varsho, Smith help drive Arizona's 11-7 win over Detroit

Jun. 26, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Daulton Varsho hit a three-run homer, Pavin Smith had a career-high four hits and three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided a series sweep with a 11-7 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. David Peralta also had three hits for Arizona, which snapped a...

Keuchel called up by Diamondbacks to start vs Tigers

Jun. 26, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the minors on Sunday to start against the Detroit Tigers. The 34-year-old Keuchel was designated for assignment by the Chicago White Sox on May 28. The Diamondbacks signed him...

Dueling narratives of Arizona protests ended with tear gas

Jun. 26, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Protests outside the Arizona Capitol over the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade that ended with a volley of tear gas were variously described Saturday as either peaceful or driven by anarchists intent on destruction. Republican Senate President...

Grand Canyon won't seek volunteers to kill bison this fall

Jun. 26, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A bison herd that lives almost exclusively in the northern reaches of Grand Canyon National Park won't be targeted for lethal removal there this fall. The park used skilled volunteers selected through a highly competitive and controversial lottery last year...

2 men fatally shot after alleged west Phoenix home invasion

Jun. 26, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Two men were fatally shot in west Phoenix early Sunday after an alleged home invasion, according to authorities. Phoenix police said officers were called to the scene around 7:45 a.m. and found two men who were wounded. The two were rushed to separate...

Clemens' first career homer lifts Tigers over D-Backs 6-3

Jun. 26, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kody Clemens hit his first major league home run to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 26-year-old son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens hit a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning off Arizona...

Groups seek to halt Arizona "personhood" law after Roe falls

Jun. 25, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and an abortion rights group filed an emergency motion Saturday seeking to block a 2021 Arizona “personhood” law that they worry can be used to halt all abortions in the state. The move comes a day after the U.S....