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The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown

Jul. 21, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Flagstaff has grown to nearly two-thirds of a square mile (400 acres or 1.6 square kilometers.) U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported about 11...

Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Jul. 21, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee's final day in the desert was not going well. The Brewers trailed by four runs after three innings, starter Brandon Woodruff went down with an injury and there was little reason to expect another comeback. One long-time-coming swing by Tyler Saladino changed the momentum, sending...

Brewers' Woodruff headed to injured list with oblique strain

Jul. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff is headed to the injured list after straining his left oblique against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Woodruff grimaced after throwing a second strike to Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Tim Locasto in the fourth inning and Milwaukee's...

Wildfire north of Flagstaff leads to rec areas' evacuations

Jul. 21, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An evacuation notice has been issued for some recreational areas as firefighters battle a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff. U.S. Forest Service officials say the fire was reported about 11 a.m. Sunday by lookouts and multiple calls from citizens. It was at 5 acres by noon with...

Pima County GOP files suit against sanctuary city initiative

Jul. 21, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Republican Party has filed a lawsuit to try to keep the "sanctuary city" initiative off the November ballot. The Arizona Daily Star reports the suit was filed Friday. It challenges individual signatures and whether paid petition signature gatherers filled the forms out...

More drug users getting treatment instead of jail in Tucson

Jul. 21, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of Tucson residents wrestling with substance abuse are getting treatment instead of jail under a program funded with federal grants. Law enforcement officials say they have seen a payoff in the past year from investing in treatment rather than incarceration for opioid-addicted...

1 dead, 5 injured in dump truck vs car collision in Glendale

Jul. 21, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been killed and five others critically injured after a dump truck collided with a car in Glendale. Phoenix Fire Department officials say the crash occurred about 5 a.m. Sunday. They say the dump truck was on its side on top of the car when rescue crews...

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3

Jul. 21, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke stymied Milwaukee's hitters most of the night, wriggling out of one jam while moving up baseball's all-time strikeouts list. Once Arizona's ace left, the Brewers took advantage. Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Brewers scored six runs after...

16-year-old Preston Summerhays wins US Junior Amateur

Jul. 20, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Preston Summerhays won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday, beating Bo Jin of China 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at Inverness Club. "I don't even know how to explain how it felt," Summerhays said. "It's just one of my goals being accomplished." Summerhays, the 16-year-old...

Cardinals place 6 on unable to perform list before camp

Jul. 20, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have placed six players on the Physically Unable to Perform list before the start of training camp next week. The Cardinals announced Saturday linebackers Dante Booker (back) and Brooks Reed (hip), tight end Charles Clay (knee), offensive lineman Max Garcia (knee),...