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Mohave County sheriff deputies to receive body cameras

Sep. 22, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — County officials in northwestern Arizona have approved a deal that would provide body cameras to deputies in Mohave County, officials said. The Mohave County Board of Supervisors approved the deal with Axon on Monday during a special meeting, Today's News-Herald reported. The...

Border Patrol: Agent fatally shot person after being stabbed

Sep. 22, 2020 1:23 PM EDT

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot someone who stabbed the agent multiple times in southern Arizona, authorities said. It happened Monday evening as the agent was patrolling on foot east of Nogales and had arrested a group of people who were in the U.S. illegally, the Border...

Arizona finds nearly 600 more COVID-19 cases, 20 more deaths

Sep. 22, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials on Tuesday reported 595 new coronavirus cases and 20 additional deaths. The statewide totals now stand at 214,846 cases and 5,498 known deaths. Meanwhile, the number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 showed a very slight rise but ventilator usage was down....

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 file photo, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., smiles as she removes her face covering to speak prior to Vice President Mike Pence arriving to speak at the

AP FACT CHECK: GOP ads twist deal for Ariz. Dem's ex-company

Sep. 22, 2020 10:36 AM EDT

Republicans in an Arizona U.S. Senate race are distorting the details of a development deal for a high-altitude balloon company co-founded by Mark Kelly, the Democratic candidate for the seat. Contrary to their TV and online ads, Kelly's company didn't get $15 million from taxpayers and give nothing back except...

Navajo to extend weekend lockdown because of new virus cases

Sep. 22, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is implementing a stricter weekend lockdown as it looks into new clusters of coronavirus cases from family gatherings and off-reservation travel. Residents of the vast reservation that extends into New Mexico, Arizona and Utah will be required to stay home from...

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, leaves the Senate Chamber following a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Romney is one of four Republicans who could oppose a vote on a replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg prior to Election Day. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Latest: Romney won't oppose Senate vote on Trump pick

Sep. 22, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Ginsburg (all times local): 10 a.m. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says he will not oppose a Senate vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. In a statement Tuesday, Romney said he intends to...

Phoenix police: Suspects in stolen car nearly hit officer

Sep. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police are searching for two men in a stolen vehicle that rammed a patrol car right before an officer opened fire. They said a police officer was almost run over by a suspect in the stolen car. Officers on patrol discovered a stolen car in a convenience store parking lot about 6:30 a.m....

US: Mexican man with dehydration symptoms dies in Arizona

Sep. 22, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man from Mexico has died at a Tucson hospital after showing symptoms of dehydration at a centralized processing facility operated by U.S. Border Patrol, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said the 30-year-old man died Monday. His name wasn’t...

Navajo Nation report 11 new coronavirus cases and no deaths

Sep. 21, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation health officials on Monday reported 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day. The Navajo Department of Health said the number of known COVID-19-related deaths remains at 548 since the pandemic began. The total...

Suspect in Tucson double homicide turns himself in to police

Sep. 21, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Tucson last week, police said Monday. They said 19-year-old Raul Corrales turned himself in to police on Sunday. After being interviewed, police said Corrales was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of two...