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Young's slam off Corbin helps D'backs top booed Nats 11-6

Apr. 15, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Young delivered a grand slam for his first hit of the season to cap Arizona's 10-run outburst in just two innings against Washington starter Patrick Corbin, and the Diamondbacks went on to beat the struggling Nationals 11-6 on a windy, chilly Thursday night. ...

Man, child found dead in Mesa home in likely murder-suicide

Apr. 15, 2021 22:00 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A man and a child have been found dead in a Mesa home in an apparent murder-suicide. Mesa police say officers arrived at the scene about 8 p.m. Wednesday after a woman called 911 to say she was injured and needed help. Police said...

EXPLAINER: Can officers stop drivers for air fresheners?

Apr. 15, 2021 21:27 PM EDT

The mother of a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by Minnesota police this week says it all started when police pulled her son over for having air fresheners hanging from his rearview mirror. How, some might ask, can air fresheners be the basis for a traffic...

Allure of leading Arizona pulls Lloyd away from Gonzaga

Apr. 15, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

Tommy Lloyd had chances to coach other programs. He turned them all down. The longtime Gonzaga assistant had no interest in leaving Spokane, Washington, and was in line to succeed Mark Few when he eventually retired, so there was no reason to consider anywhere else. ...

Woman found dead in her San Tan Valley home; Son is arrested

Apr. 15, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his mother in San Tan Valley, Pinal County Sheriff's officials said Thursday. They said deputies were called to the scene around 10 a.m. Wednesday after a woman was found dead inside...

Navajo Nation reports no COVID-19 deaths for 5th day in row

Apr. 15, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Thursday reported 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the fifth consecutive day. The latest numbers brought the pandemic totals on the tribe’s reservation to 30,338 cases...

Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry names new CEO

Apr. 15, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Thursday named an attorney who is a former deputy chief of staff to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey at its new president and CEO. Danny Seiden will start his new job early this summer, the Chamber announced. He...

Arizona reports 460 additional COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

Apr. 15, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Thursday reported 460 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 more deaths as both counts fell below the state's latest seven-day rolling averages. The state's totals rose to 851,725 cases and 17,2123 deaths, according to the state's...

Arizona governor signs bill legalizing sports betting

Apr. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Thursday that allows a major expansion of gambling, providing a potential revenue windfall for the state and for tribes that will be allowed to boost their gambling offerings. The measure approved by the Legislature...

Cardinals re-sign LBs Gardeck, Fitts to one-year deals

Apr. 15, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed linebackers Dennis Gardeck and Kylie Fitts to one-year contracts. The 26-year-old Gardeck was one of the Cardinals' surprise players last season, finishing with seven sacks, seven tackles for a loss 10 quarterback...