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Navajo Nation reports 6 new COVID-19 cases and 4 more deaths

Jul. 25, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Sunday reported six new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths. The latest numbers released brought the total number of coronavirus-related cases on the vast reservation to 31,297 since the pandemic began more than a...

Arizona: More than 1K new COVID-19 cases for 7th day in row

Jul. 25, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 1,508 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. It marked the seventh consecutive day with at least 1,000 cases, the longest such streak since early March. The latest numbers pushed...

Crews search for a girl swept away by floodwaters in Arizona

Jul. 25, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

PIMA, Ariz. (AP) — Graham County authorities continue to search Sunday for a 4-year-old Pima girl who was swept away by floodwaters. They said the child has been missing since Thursday night. Crews suspended the search and rescue Friday night due to...

Mexico beats Honduras 3-2, reaches Gold Cup semifinal

Jul. 25, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rogelio Funes Mori scored his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute, and defending champion Mexico defeated Honduras 3-0 on Saturday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Funes Mori, who made his national team debut on...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

Jul. 25, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state's most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

Jul. 24, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state's most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. ...

Varsho HRs in 3rd straight, D-backs beat reeling Cubs 7-3

Jul. 24, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Big changes could be coming and there's no telling what the Chicago Cubs' roster will look like in a week. For now, there's just uncertainty. Daulton Varsho homered in his third straight game and hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run seventh inning,...

Coyotes pick Shane Doan's son Josh in 2nd round of NHL draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

Shane Doan recused himself from any scouting meetings when son Josh was brought up. One of the faces of the Arizona Coyotes for two decades, Doan is part of their front office now, and only Friday night saw the draft list whittling down to the point he knew it was...

Tucson police investigate fatal shooting

Jul. 24, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting at a home on the city's south side. Police responded to a report of a shooting late Friday and found the 43-year-old Ruben Chavarria Valenzuela wounded by gunfire. He died at the scene. ...

Tucson's Hotel Congress in first phase of renovation plan

Jul. 24, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson's iconic Hotel Congress is getting a revamp that staff say is more than a century in the making. The historic property, which has been closed all of July, is slated to re-open Aug. 12 after the first phase of a $750,000 remodeling effort, the...