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Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

May. 20, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — On a perfect day to play home run derby at Wrigley Field, the big winner was Josh Rojas. Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered past the Chicago Cubs 10-6 Friday. With a strong wind blowing out on a...

Ginni Thomas' emails deepen her involvement in 2020 election

May. 20, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative political activist, urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the 2020 presidential election to choose their own slate of electors, arguing that results giving Joe Biden a victory in...

Northbound I-17 in Phoenix reopens after fiery big-rig wreck

May. 20, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A fiery fatal crash involving two big rigs closed part of a Phoenix freeway during the Friday morning commute. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said at least one person was killed in the crash on northbound Interstate 17 near Deer Valley Road at about 4 a.m.,...

Ogunbowale scores 37 to help Wings beat Mercury 94-84

May. 20, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored a season-high 37 points, Marina Mabrey added 13 points and a career-best 10 assists and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 94-84 on Thursday night. Diana Taurasi led Phoenix (2-3) with 31 points — her 50th career game scoring at...

Arizona developer's lawyer wants to rebut US House charges

May. 19, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for an Arizona real estate developer who was referred to the Department of Justice for a criminal investigation along with a former Trump administration Cabinet member by Democrats on a congressional committee demanded Thursday that he be allowed to publicly rebut the...

Appeals court revives Arizona case on virus cash tax cut ban

May. 19, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday revived Arizona’s lawsuit challenging the part of President Joe Biden’s massive coronavirus rescue law that bars states from using the federal money to offset tax cuts. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit...

Arizona prisoner won’t be executed in gas chamber

May. 19, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona prisoner is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in less than three weeks for killing an 8-year-old girl, marking the second condemned man to decline lethal gas since the state refurbished its gas chamber — a method of execution that hasn’t been used in the...

Searchers find missing hiker dead, his dog alive with him

May. 19, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A missing hiker was found dead, his dog alive and lying next to him, in rugged forest in north-central Arizona five days after reporting he was lost, authorities said Thursday. Searchers found the body of Donald Hayes on Wednesday near Mingus Mountain after...

Sheriff's office: Man fatally shot when deputies return fire

May. 19, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

GUADALUPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says SWAT officers fatally shot a man after he fired a gun in their direction during an encounter near an elementary school in Guadalupe, a Phoenix suburb. The incident occurred Wednesday after deputies responded to a...

Justin Turner 3-run HR, Dodgers top D-backs for 4-game sweep

May. 18, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler tossed his first career shutout against the Arizona Diamondbacks last month. He wasn't nearly as sharp facing them again. Still, Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied for a 5-3 victory on Wednesday to complete a four-game sweep. ...