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Goldschmidt homers, Diamondbacks beat Padres 9-4

Aug. 18, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are making themselves right at home at Petco Park. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Friday night. Goldschmidt drove the first pitch he saw from left-hander Joey...

Pinal County authorities target supplier of overdose drugs

Aug. 18, 2018 1:24 AM EDT

ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County authorities say they're going after whoever supplied drugs involved in recent suspected overdose deaths. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports Sheriff Mark Lamb and County Sheriff Ken Volkmer told an Eloy civic group on Thursday that the opioid epidemic likely has claimed four...

Trial set for agent accused of lying about citizenship

Aug. 18, 2018 1:22 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A new trial date has been set for a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in southern Arizona accused of falsely claiming he was born in the United States. Marco Antonio De la Garza Jr. had been scheduled for trial early next month, but it has since been moved to Nov. 6. De la...

Recent visitor to Sedona may have exposed others to measles

Aug. 18, 2018 1:21 AM EDT

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona health officials say an out-of-state visitor to Sedona may have exposed others to measles. The state Department of Health Services issued a warning Friday that people who were in the vicinity of the visitor between Aug. 6 and Aug. 8 should check their immunization records and...

Cardinals QBs productive in 20-15 preseason win over Saints

Aug. 18, 2018 12:46 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent acquisition Sam Bradford and 10th overall draft choice Josh Rosen combined to provide a promising outlook for the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback situation. After Bradford completed all six of his passes for 61 yards, Rosen went 10 of 16 for 107 yards, including a 13-yard...

Griner, Taurasi lead Mercury over Dream 104-95

Aug. 18, 2018 12:22 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner had 33 points, 18 rebounds and seven blocks, and Diana Taurasi added 27 points and a career-high-tying 14 assists to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream 104-95 on Friday night. Phoenix (19-14) clinched a first-round home game in the playoffs. Atlanta (22-11) is...

Police release more details in case of missing teen girl

Aug. 17, 2018 9:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police now say they believe the circumstances around the disappearance of a 19-year-old girl are suspicious and they've arrested a man who knew her. Kiera Bergman has been missing since Aug. 4 and was last seen at her home in Phoenix. Phoenix police said Friday that 23-year-old Jon...

Police arrest suspect in Mesa killing of man

Aug. 17, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested a suspect in this week's killing of a 39-year-old man in Mesa. The sheriff's office says David Motley was arrested Friday afternoon and faces charges of second-degree murder and misconduct involving weapons. Police haven't said...

Acquaintance gets 1 year in case of missing Phoenix woman

Aug. 17, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman charged with hindering prosecution in the killing of another woman, whose body was found in Lake Pleasant, has been sentenced to a year in prison. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Kerrie Quaintance was sentenced Friday in relation to the killing of 21-year-old Taylorlyn...

Prosecutors won't charge Mesa officers for treatment of teen

Aug. 17, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two officers who were placed on leave after video surfaced showing them roughly treating a 15-year-old armed robbery suspect won't be charged. The Maricopa County Attorney's Office said Friday it finished its review of a May incident in which two Mesa police officers cursed at the boy...