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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...

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...

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...

Suns beat Wolves, first 2-game win streak in almost a year

Dec. 16, 2018 12:57 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Victories are rare for the Phoenix Suns. Winning streaks seem downright historic. Devin Booker returned from a six-game absence to score 28 points and Phoenix beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-99 on Saturday night, giving the Suns consecutive wins for the first time in almost a year....

McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

Dec. 14, 2018 4:50 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Jon Kyl is resigning from the seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of John McCain, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday, a development which gives Ducey a second opportunity to fill the position. Kyl, 76, had said he was only committed to serving through...

Nowitzki returns but Mavs lose to Suns 99-89

Dec. 14, 2018 2:40 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have just five wins this season, and two have come against the Dallas Mavericks. The latest was Thursday night, when T.J. Warren scored a season-high 30 points and the Suns snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 99-89 victory. The Dallas loss came in the season debut of Dirk...

Mavs' Nowitzki makes debut in 21st season vs Suns

Dec. 14, 2018 2:04 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki at last began his record-breaking 21st season with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, coming off the bench in the first quarter of a 99-89 loss to the Phoenix Suns. No other NBA player has played that many seasons with the same team. "It is good to be back," he said after...

Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

Dec. 13, 2018 9:00 PM EST

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga. Joseph Soldwedel has accused wife Felice Soldwedel in a lawsuit of trying to kill him by poisoning him, and detailed the...

Phoenix council postpones vote on Suns arena renovation

Dec. 12, 2018 5:52 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The City Council has postponed a vote on a proposed $230 million renovation of the Talking Stick Resort Arena that would keep the Suns in downtown Phoenix. The council agreed unanimously Wednesday to postpone a decision until Jan. 23 so residents can attend five public meetings to be held...

Former Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio files defamation suit

Dec. 11, 2018 6:42 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio has filed a defamation lawsuit seeking $300 million against three news organizations, alleging their inaccurate references to his criminal case have hurt his chances at possibly running in 2020 for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by John McCain. The...