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Phoenix police union urges calm after videotaped incident

Jun. 17, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix police union is urging calm amid the uproar over a videotaped encounter of officers who pointed guns and yelled profanities at a family last month while responding to a shoplifting report. The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association says in a statement released Monday it will not...

Column: You got this! Amy and the US Open champion

Jun. 17, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — From her perch in front of a TV in Florida, Amy Bockerstette had no doubt. How could she, after she and Gary Woodland had come this far together. "You got this Gary," she kept repeating as Woodland made his way around Pebble Beach on his way to the U.S. Open title Sunday. "You...

WinCo's frozen raspberries from Washington farm recalled

Jun. 17, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Frozen red raspberries from a Washington state farm are being recalled across the western U.S. WinCo Foods says it sold frozen red raspberries manufactured by Rader Farms of Bellingham, Washington, that may be contaminated with norovirus. The 12-ounce packages with a "Best By" date...

Couple, Phoenix firefighter are treated for carbon monoxide

Jun. 16, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say an elderly couple and a firefighter are recovering after an incident involving carbon monoxide. Firefighters from Phoenix and Scottsdale responded Sunday morning to a call about a woman complaining of head pain, shaking and nausea. When firefighters arrived, they found...

Teenage girl found shot to death near northern Arizona town

Jun. 16, 2019 10:47 PM EDT

CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says a 16-year-old girl was found shot to death near Chino Valley. Spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn says the girl was found by officers with a gunshot wound to her head about 5:15 p.m. Sunday around mile marker 12 on Perkinsville Road. D'Evelyn says...

Phoenix police chief apologizes to family over incident

Jun. 16, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix's police chief has publicly apologized to members of a family at whom police officers pointed guns and yelled profanities while responding to a report of shoplifting. The parents say their 4-year-old daughter had stolen a doll from the store, unbeknownst to them. They have filed a...

Adams rewards dad's travels, has 2 HR and 7 RBIs for Nats

Jun. 16, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years ago, Matt Adams' dad initiated a holiday tradition with his slugging son: No matter where Adams was playing, he would be in the stadium on Father's Day. Jamie Adams got a big payoff for his roughly three-hour drive from Pennsylvania this year. Matt Adams homered twice and...

Chandler police investigate homicide; shots fired at a party

Jun. 16, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Chandler say they are investigating a homicide. They received multiple 911 calls of shots fired at a residence with number people fleeing from the home around 3 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived on scene, they say a 26-year-old man was found lying in the backyard with...

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday

Jun. 16, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that's been burning for a week now in the Tonto National Forest has charred about 57 square miles (147 square kilometers) of grass and brush in rugged terrain as of...

Arizona's rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment

Jun. 16, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona's 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, school enrollment in the state's most populous county and home to most of metro Phoenix has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment can mean lost funding...