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Trout stays hot, Angels hold on for 5-4 win over Arizona

Jun. 20, 2018 2:52 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — There is never a June gloom for Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout. Trout drove in two runs, Kole Calhoun and Ian Kinsler added solo homers and the Angels held on for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Trout continued his torrid hitting in June by...

83 Maricopa County jail inmates removed from work furlough

Jun. 20, 2018 2:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone says 83 jail inmates have been removed from the work furlough program over drug issues. At a news conference Tuesday, Penzone said 72 inmates tested positive for drugs when they were randomly tested after work. He says 11 other inmates were removed from...

Appeals court: Tucson-based Asarco must pay copper bonuses

Jun. 20, 2018 2:04 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that Tucson-based Asarco must pay out millions to union workers in copper-price bonuses. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found Tuesday an arbitrator didn't exceed his authority by ordering Asarco to pay a quarterly copper-price bonus to certain...

Arizona health officials warn about rise in rabies

Jun. 20, 2018 2:00 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health authorities are warning residents about a rise in animal rabies cases statewide. The Arizona Department of Health Services said Tuesday there had been 77 cases reported in the first five months of the year, compared with 54 during the same period in 2017. Most of the animals...

Arizona environmental agency to issue pollution advisory

Jun. 20, 2018 1:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is issuing a high pollution advisory in Maricopa County for Wednesday. The department said Tuesday that the advisory is being called because ozone levels in the county including Phoenix are expected to exceed the federal health standard during...

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

Jun. 20, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 12:01 a.m. The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their migrating families at the southern border. The AMA's...

1 person injured after crash of small plane near Wickenburg

Jun. 19, 2018 10:07 PM EDT

WICKENBURG, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say one person has been injured in the crash of a small plane north of Wickenburg. Federal Aviation Administration officials say the single-engine aircraft crashed after experiencing engine failure around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday in a remote area about 24 miles northwest of...

Arizona Senate candidate appeals Don Shooter's eligibility

Jun. 19, 2018 9:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A state Senate candidate filed a legal challenge Tuesday with the Arizona Supreme Court, contesting a lower court ruling that allows an ousted legislator to run for office again. The legislator, Don Shooter, was the first state lawmaker in the U.S. to be ousted over sexual misconduct...

Navajo Nation president's daughter, legal counsel resigns

Jun. 19, 2018 8:16 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation president's chief legal counsel and daughter has resigned, weeks after she was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. A memo obtained by The Associated Press shows Karis Begaye verbally resigned June 13, ending her political appointment. President Russell Begaye...

Kirkpatrick wins suit that tried to kick her off ballot

Jun. 19, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick can appear on the Aug. 28 primary ballot in Arizona even though information about where she lives was incorrectly stated on some of her campaign documents, a judge ruled Tuesday. A lawsuit funded by one of Kirkpatrick's opponents sought to...