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Border Patrol agent shoots Russian man in Arizona

Nov. 15, 2019 3:07 PM EST

LUKEVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says an agent shot and wounded a Russian man suspected of crossing the border illegally in Arizona. The agency said Friday that the man was flown to a Phoenix hospital and is expected to survive. The Border Patrol says the unidentified agent attempted to...

Attorney: Man charged in adoption case ‘made happy families’

Nov. 15, 2019 12:59 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An Arizona elected official charged with running an adoption-fraud scheme involving women from the Marshall Islands ran a legal practice and “made happy families,” his attorney said Friday. Paul Petersen, county assessor in the Phoenix area, had long arranged adoptions...

Oubre Jr. scores season-high 30, Suns beat Hawks 128-112

Nov. 15, 2019 12:47 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. followed his worst game of the season with his best and it’s a huge reason the Phoenix Suns kept rolling through their early season schedule. Oubre scored a season-high 30 points, Devin Booker added 27 and the Suns beat the Atlanta Hawks 128-112 on Thursday night....

Doctor of incapacitated woman who gave birth cedes license

Nov. 14, 2019 7:16 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The longtime doctor of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix care facility is surrendering his medical license, according to state medical board records. Dr. Phillip Gear agreed to a consent order to voluntarily give up his license and not contest the matter...

YouTuber accused of abusing kids for poor performance dies

Nov. 13, 2019 6:46 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died, authorities said Wednesday. Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said Machelle Hobson died Tuesday at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her death was ruled natural and there...

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....

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...

Mormon church leader denounces official's adoption scheme

Nov. 11, 2019 4:35 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said he is "disgusted" by an Arizona elected official accused of running a multi-state adoption scheme, marking the first time a church official has commented on the case. "We're just as disgusted with it as anybody," Ronald...

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns blow out Nets

Nov. 10, 2019 11:45 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Ricky Rubio is a pass-first point guard. Sunday night, he showed he can score when the shots are there as well. Rubio had a season-high 22 points, the most he's had since February of last season with Utah, and added 12 of the Phoenix Suns' 37 assists in a 138-112 rout of the Brooklyn Nets....

Maggert holes out to win and give McCarron Schwab Cup

Nov. 10, 2019 8:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — One unforgettable shot made a winner out of Jeff Maggert — and Scott McCarron. Maggert was 123 yards away in the 17th fairway, the third playoff hole in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, needing to beat Retief Goosen to end more than four years without winning on the PGA Tour...