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Bruins win 17th straight over Coyotes 2-1

Jan. 29, 2022 00:50 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Linus Ullmark stopped 30 shots, David Pastrnak had two assists and the Boston Bruins stretched their winning streak over the Arizona Coyotes to 17 straight games with a 2-1 win Friday night. Erik Haula and Charlie McAvoy each had goals to help Boston bounce...

Paul, Booker help NBA-best Suns roll to 9th straight win

Jan. 29, 2022 00:42 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul was on the receiving end of a rough shove in the final seconds from Minnesota's Taurean Prince and players from both teams froze for a split-second, wondering how the 11-time All-Star would react. Basically, the Phoenix point guard did nothing. He waved...

Jones leads No. 2 Stanford women past Arizona St. 78-50

Jan. 29, 2022 00:21 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Haley Jones and her teammates made an impact on Stanford freshman Kiki Iriafen during pregame warmups. By the time Iriafen entered te game, the Cardinal was in complete control. Jones recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 12 points and 10...

Man charged with assaulting Border Patrol agent near Naco

Jan. 28, 2022 19:13 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man who had illegally entered Arizona from Mexico has been charged with assaulting a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was trying to detain another person who also had entered the county illegally, the FBI announced Friday Charging documents allege that Rey David...

Vegas runaways fleeing Arizona troopers crash stolen car

Jan. 28, 2022 18:39 PM EST

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A stolen car carrying five teenagers who ran away from a Las Vegas group home crashed while being chased by Arizona state troopers Thursday night, seriously injuring one girl and leaving all facing charges, authorities said. Three girls and two boys,...

Shadegg picks experts to review county election data

Jan. 28, 2022 17:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Shadegg has selected three cybersecurity experts who will examine routers and network data used by Maricopa County as part of state Senate Republicans' review of the 2020 election. The county and Senate leaders agreed to hire Shadegg as a...

AP source: Arizona State's Hill resigns amid investigation

Jan. 28, 2022 14:26 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State offensive coordinator Zak Hill has resigned amid an NCAA investigation into alleged recruiting violations, a person familiar with the move confirmed to The Associated Press. Hill became the fourth assistant to leave the program this week, the...

Now 75, Phoenix Diocese's bishop submits retirement request

Jan. 28, 2022 13:21 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, who has overseen the Phoenix Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church since 2003, submitted a request to retire to Pope Francis upon reaching his 75th birthday, the age limit for bishops, church officials said Friday. The pope did not...

DPS: 2 killed in wrong-way crash on metro Phoenix freeway

Jan. 28, 2022 10:57 AM EST

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A wrong-way crash Friday morning on a freeway on the west side of metro Phoenix killed two people, authorities said. The head-on crash involving two vehicles occurred at about 4 a.m. on southbound lanes of the Loop 303, the Arizona Department of Public...

Tucson air base could deploy troops if Ukraine is invaded

Jan. 28, 2022 08:47 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson is one of several military installations the Department of Defense has identified as having troops that could be deployed if Russian forces invade Ukraine. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby made the announcement during a...