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Judge bans border activist from mentioning Trump in trial

Nov. 13, 2019 1:47 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge banned an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants from mentioning President Donald Trump during his retrial, which began Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Raner Collins granted a motion by prosecutors to bar the mention of the president during the second...

Kuzma's late 3-pointers help Lakers push past Suns 123-115

Nov. 13, 2019 12:46 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Kuzma was out on the floor in the crucial final minutes on Tuesday night when his teammates made the extra pass and found him at the 3-point line. Both times, he never hesitated to take the shots that splashed through the net and pushed the Lakers to a 123-115 over the Phoenix Suns....

Coyotes snap Blues' 7-game win streak, 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 13, 2019 12:41 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A tired Arizona Coyotes team showed what you can do on little sleep. Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland scored in the shootout, and the Coyotes snapped the St. Louis Blues' seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. The Coyotes landed at 1 a.m. Tuesday after flying in from...

Medical college in Phoenix to increase class size to 100

Nov. 13, 2019 12:28 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The University of Arizona's medical college in Phoenix is increasing its enrolling class size to 100 students, up from 80. The college says the increase will take effect in 2020 and that it's a result of increased state funding to help address Arizona's shortage of physicians. The college...

Arizona man accused of impersonating law enforcement officer

Nov. 13, 2019 12:24 AM EST

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County authorities say a 72-year-old Prescott Valley man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a law enforcement officer. County sheriff's officials say Joseph Collins was taken into custody Saturday. It was unclear Tuesday if he has a lawyer. An off-duty sheriff's...

Case of former Phoenix body donation facility goes to jury

Nov. 13, 2019 12:20 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors have started deliberations in the civil trial involving a now-closed body donation facility in Phoenix. The relatives of 23 people whose remains were donated to the Biological Resource Center contend in a lawsuit that the facility mishandled their deceased loved ones and misled them...

Proposed copper mine construction likely delayed until 2023

Nov. 13, 2019 12:18 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An official for the company proposing to build an open-pit copper mine southeast of Tucson says construction likely will be delayed at least until 2023 due to a federal court ruling. David Bryson, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Hudbay Minerals Inc., told...

MLB checking into report '17 Astros stole signs, broke rules

Nov. 12, 2019 8:39 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball has expanded its investigation into the Houston Astros after The Athletic website reported the team stole signs during home games in 2017 by using a camera positioned in center field. The report Tuesday quoted pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that...

Acing it: Success of Nats, Astros puts attention on starters

Nov. 12, 2019 7:56 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington went against baseball's trend toward bulked-up bullpens, dedicating 39 percent of its payroll to three starting pitchers: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin. The trio triumphed, lifting the Nationals to the first World Series title in the team's 51-season...

Judge bans border activist from mentioning Trump in trial

Nov. 12, 2019 7:26 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge banned an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants from mentioning President Donald Trump during his retrial, which began Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Raner Collins granted a motion by prosecutors to bar the mention of the president during the second...