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Trump adviser Boris Epshteyn pleads not guilty in Arizona’s fake elector case

Jun. 18, 2024 13:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers Boris Epshteyn and Jenna Ellis and former U.S. Senate candidate James Lamon have pleaded not guilty to nine felony charges in a case about trying to overturn former President Donald Trump’s Arizona election loss to Joe Biden. The hearing Tuesday in a...

Mesa Air: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 18, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — PHOENIX (AP) — Mesa Air Group Inc. (MESA) on Tuesday reported net income of $11.7 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Phoenix-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 15 cents per share. ...

Bankruptcy judge approves sale of Express Inc to group led by WHP Global

Jun. 17, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of the majority of Express Inc. 's operations to a consortium led by brand acquisition and management firm WHP Global — providing a lifeline to the struggling retailer and its hundreds of remaining stores. The offer...

Severe, chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest and Midwest, snow in Rockies

Jun. 16, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Extreme heat spread across Arizona, New Mexico and parts of Texas, Colorado and Kansas as severe weather swept across many parts of the U.S. on Sunday. There was unseasonable cold in the Pacific Northwest, snow headed to the northern Rocky Mountains and heavy rainfall forecast from...

Kahleah Copper, Brittney Griner guide Mercury to 87-78 wire-to-wire victory over Storm

Jun. 16, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kahleah Copper had 30 points, Brittney Griner scored a season-high 28 and the Phoenix Mercury never trailed in an 87-78 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. Copper sank 11 of 20 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers, adding six rebounds for the Mercury...

Arizona lawmakers pass budget closing $1.4 billion deficit

Jun. 16, 2024 11:22 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers approved a bipartisan budget deal Saturday that erases a $1.4 billion shortfall by curbing spending on higher education, trimming funding for state agencies and raiding a host of special funds. The spending plan is the result of weeks of...

Victims cited in DOJ report on Phoenix police brutality call on city to implement mandated reforms

Jun. 14, 2024 21:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix residents who have spoken out against police brutality hailed on Friday a scathing U.S. Justice Department report outlining a pattern of excessive force and racial discrimination, saying it lays blame not just at the feet of law enforcement but the leaders of the nation’s...

Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

Jun. 13, 2024 21:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police discriminate against Black, Hispanic and Native American people, unlawfully detain homeless people and use excessive force, including unjustified deadly force, according to a sweeping federal civil rights investigation of law enforcement in the nation's fifth-largest...

Justice Department says Phoenix police violated rights. Here are some cases that drew criticism

Jun. 13, 2024 19:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police use unjustified deadly force, discriminate against people of color and routinely violate the rights of homeless people, the Justice Department said in announcing the results of a sweeping civil rights investigation. The government launched the...

Justice Department finds Phoenix police has pattern of civil rights violations, discrimination and excessive force

Jun. 13, 2024 13:11 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Justice Department finds Phoenix police has pattern of civil rights violations, discrimination and excessive force.