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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...

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...

Biden wins early state endorsements, including black leaders

Jun. 25, 2019 11:11 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign announced a new round of endorsements on Tuesday as the former vice president tries to bolster his status as the Democrats' presidential front-runner. He heralded support from four South Carolina state legislators, including two African Americans,...

Diamondbacks top Dodgers 8-5, end winning streak at 6 games

Jun. 25, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona made sure there wouldn't be any late heroics in a fourth straight game by the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Instead, it was the Diamondbacks who came up big. David Peralta hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-5 win over the NL...

Puppy who disappeared after crash found 13 days later

Jun. 25, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A recently adopted puppy that disappeared after her owner crashed in Arizona survived 13 days in the mountains and has been reunited with her owner. The Arizona Daily Sun reports volunteers found Bella, a 4-month-old mixed yellow lab, almost two weeks after driver Michael Crocker...

Army IDs 2 soldiers who have died in Arizona this month

Jun. 24, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Army officials have released the names of two soldiers who have died this month in southern Arizona while assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border. They say an investigation is underway to determine how they died. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, say...

81-year-old deemed mentally fit for trial on robbery charge

Jun. 24, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An 81-year-old man who has spent decades behind bars for stealing from banks is mentally fit to stand trial in a credit union robbery in Arizona, despite his claim that he has had symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a judge ruled. The decision against Robert Krebs came after a psychologist...

Phoenix man arrested in death of his malnourished daughter

Jun. 24, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man whose 21-year-old daughter died of malnutrition and dehydration last year has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for failing to care for her for months, police said Monday. Richard Comer, 46, also is accused of vulnerable adult abuse, according to police. They...

Funeral planned for 6-year-old girl who died at US border

Jun. 24, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of 6-year-old girl who died while attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border say her body will be flown to New York for a funeral. A civil rights group working with the family of Gurupreet Kaur says the girl's dad has been living in New York for several years and has a pending...

Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak

Jun. 23, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro has been hit by pitches 12 times in 102 plate appearances this season. Avoiding it with the bases loaded on Sunday still worked in his favor. Locastro's single in the 10th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants, a line drive to left field...