Latest Arizona News

McSally appointed to McCain's Senate seat after losing race

Dec. 18, 2018 2:16 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back to Washington just a month after she lost a tight race for the state's other spot in the Senate. McSally, a former...

Judges push back against 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy

Dec. 18, 2018 1:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 14 defendants had been charged with entering the country illegally. But there was a problem: When their cases were called in court, they could not show up because they had already been deported. U.S. Magistrate Judge William Gallo quickly concluded that none of the migrants could be...

Grocery delivery, with no humans drivers, is underway

Dec. 18, 2018 12:25 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Deliveries from an Arizona grocery store will soon be arriving with no one behind the wheel. A fully autonomous vehicle is about to pilot public roads Tuesday with no back up driver, though it will be monitored by humans in another automobile. After almost a thousand test runs with...

Arizona governor appoints U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to fill late Sen. John McCain's seat until 2020

Dec. 18, 2018 10:39 AM EST
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona governor appoints U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to fill late Sen. John McCain's seat until 2020 .

Suns use big 3rd quarter to beat Knicks for 3rd in a row

Dec. 17, 2018 11:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A 4-24 record didn't discourage the Phoenix Suns, so a seven-point halftime deficit certainly wouldn't. The young Suns wiped away the second one, and insist they'll keep chipping away at the first. "We're building," guard Devin Booker said. "We're getting better every game." Booker tied his...

Sharp-shooting Vanderbilt beats No. 18 Arizona State 81-65

Dec. 17, 2018 10:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt used a 12-day break for final exams to figure out how to play without freshman Darius Garland. Saben Lee scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures and sharp-shooting Vanderbilt beat No. 18 Arizona State 81-65 on Monday night. Vanderbilt snapped an eight-game...

Blowout loss leaves Arizona's Wilks on shakier ground

Dec. 17, 2018 6:25 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Another blowout loss has left Steve Wilks on even shakier ground as first-year coach of the Arizona Cardinals. The 40-14 defeat in Atlanta to a 4-9 Falcons team left the Cardinals at 3-11. They face the Los Angeles Rams, who beat the Cardinals 34-0 in Week 2, in their final home game....

The Latest: Homeless count declines in LA, rises in Phoenix

Dec. 17, 2018 5:36 PM EST

The Latest on a new national count of homeless people (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m.: The head of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority says the city's decline in homelessness this year is due to ramped up funding to help house the homeless. A federal report released Monday found the national count of the...

Tucson panel rejects request to remove Pancho Villa statue

Dec. 17, 2018 4:15 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A statue of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa will remain in downtown Tucson despite an effort by a conservative watchdog group to remove it. Members of the Public Art and Community Design Committee last week unanimously rejected a removal request by Washington, D.C.-based Judicial...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distorted reality in expanding probes

Dec. 17, 2018 7:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. He insists that payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal during the...