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Garland, Raanta lead Coyotes to 3-0 win over Kings

Nov. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Antti Raanta got a surprise start in net for the Arizona Coyotes and made the most of it. One game after teammate Darcy Kuemper posted a shutout, Raanta earned one of his own with 31 saves as the Coyotes beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Monday night. "It was nice to get back out...

Tatum scores 26 to lead Celtics over Suns 99-85

Nov. 19, 2019 12:26 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Boston’s Kemba Walker took his time during the final seconds of the first half before accelerating around one defender and splitting two more while scooping a layup off the glass for the buzzer-beating basket. One night after their 10-game winning streak was snapped, the Celtics were...

Border activist to testify in second federal trial

Nov. 19, 2019 12:22 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona border activist is scheduled to testify Tuesday in the second criminal case against his actions as a member of a humanitarian aid group. Prosecutors say 37-year-old Scott Warren was arrested in early 2018 after harboring two men who sneaked across the U.S.-Mexico border....

Mesa Public Schools board puts superintendent on paid leave

Nov. 19, 2019 12:13 AM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The superintendent of Arizona’s largest school district has been placed on non-disciplinary paid administrative leave, but it’s unclear why. The governing board for Mesa Public Schools met behind closed doors Monday to go over Ember Conley’s severance package with...

Lyft opposes fee hike, plans to end Phoenix airport service

Nov. 19, 2019 12:12 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The rideshare company Lyft is planning to end service to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in January over proposed fee increases. The current fee is $2.66 for pickup only. Last month, the Phoenix City Council voted to charge companies such as Uber and Lyft a $4 fee for each...

Deliberations to resume at trial over mishandled remains

Nov. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors will resume deliberations at a trial against the owner of a now-closed Phoenix body donation facility accused of mishandling donated human remains. Tuesday will mark the fifth day of deliberations at the civil trial of Stephen Gore, owner of the Biological Resource Center of Arizona....

Tucson man gets jail time for assaulting a Trump supporter

Nov. 19, 2019 12:04 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to 12 days in jail for assaulting a supporter of President Donald Trump last year on a city street. Pima County prosecutors say 43-year-old Daniel Brito pleaded guilty last month to aggravated assault on an incapacitated victim and theft by control....

Long-running coal plant on Navajo Nation stops production

Nov. 18, 2019 11:21 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power. The Navajo Generating Station near the Arizona-Utah line was expected to shutter by...

Tucson man sentenced in crash that killed O’Connor’s sister

Nov. 18, 2019 8:38 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man convicted of negligent homicide in a 2016 car crash that killed the younger sister of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison. Pima County prosecutors say Jarrad Barnes was credited with 719 days of time...

49ers prepare for 3-game gauntlet against 1st-place teams

Nov. 18, 2019 8:16 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A dramatic comeback against Arizona has assured the San Francisco 49ers of their first winning season in six years. The next three games will go a long way to determining whether the 49ers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender or merely a pleasant surprise. San Francisco has...