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Deputy pinned by cow uses stun gun to free himself

Sep. 25, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in northeastern Arizona used a stun gun to drive off a large cow that was stepping on him in a field after he rescued a woman pinned to the ground by the mammal. Navajo County Sheriff's officials said Tuesday that a woman telephoned for help last week while pinned...

Coyotes looking to build off strong finish in 2017-18

Sep. 25, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The young talent of the Arizona Coyotes had an adjustment period under new coach Rick Tocchet last season. By the time they made it around the learning curve, any thought of the playoffs had long passed. Backed by the confidence of a strong finish to 2017-18, key additions and a year...

Low-income minority community debates Phoenix rail extension

Sep. 25, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery's Spanish-language sign in Phoenix's poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city's idea of progress: "4 LANES OR NO TRAIN." Similar placards are plastered along the proposed new leg of Phoenix's light-rail system, a plan that progressed quietly...

Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

Sep. 25, 2018 1:43 PM EDT

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50. The actor will mark his milestone birthday Tuesday by bungee jumping from a helicopter in northern Arizona. It will be livestreamed on his YouTube channel . The stunt is being billed as a leap "in the heart of the...

Andrea Constand's impact statement: Bill Cosby 'robbed me'

Sep. 25, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby's sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania: To truly understand the impact that sexual...

Hotshots, Stallions, Commanders, Fleet make up Alliance West

Sep. 25, 2018 7:55 AM EDT

With nicknames that certainly make sense for their regions, the Alliance of American Football unveiled the names and logos of their West Division teams on Tuesday. They are the Arizona Hotshots, Salt Lake Stallions, San Antonio Commanders and San Diego Fleet. Last week, the spring league that begins play the...

Hopis asking feds to explore other options for power plant

Sep. 25, 2018 7:02 AM EDT

KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. (AP) — Hopi tribal officials are calling on the federal government to explore other options for the Navajo Generating Station near Page. Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort last week, saying the challenges...

Kershaw, Dodgers beat D-backs 7-4 to maintain NL West lead

Sep. 25, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Kemp needled teammate Manny Machado in a happy Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse after Monday night's 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving the star slugger a hard time for not running full speed out of the batter's box while admiring a long drive to the wall in the ninth inning....

Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

Sep. 24, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — For years, police couldn't figure out how a 6-year-old girl was taken from her bedroom window while she slept in her family's Arizona home, never to be seen again. Then came a call from a woman engaged to a convicted sex offender who had bounced around various states, leaving a trail of...

Point guard biggest question as Suns open camp

Sep. 24, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have made a host of roster moves for what they expect to be a vastly improved season ahead. "I feel like we checked most of the boxes on our to-do list this summer," general manager Ryan McDonough said at the team's media day Monday. "We have more shooting. We have...