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Questions remain around doctors for incapacitated woman

Jan. 22, 2019 2:10 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — It's unclear if two doctors who cared for an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault could face any criminal fallout. Phoenix police spokesman Tommy Thompson said Tuesday that he had no details about the doctors and would not say if they were being...

Bullhead City woman turns in sons for daycare burglary

Jan. 22, 2019 1:47 PM EST

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say two teenage brothers are facing charges of burglarizing a Bullhead City daycare center after their mother reported them. Bullhead City police say the mother overheard her 15 and 14-year-old sons arguing just after midnight Tuesday. She told investigators she...

Ex-Arizona assistant coach pleads guilty to bribery charge

Jan. 22, 2019 1:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former University of Arizona assistant coach Emanuel Richardson on Tuesday became the latest person to plead guilty in a federal prosecution that exposed corruption in college basketball recruiting. Richardson, 46, wiped tears from his eyes after telling the judge he accepted $20,000 in...

Housing project in town outside Grand Canyon comes to a halt

Jan. 22, 2019 12:58 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Work on an off-grid housing development in a small town outside the Grand Canyon has stopped because the town doesn't have approval to build in a flood plain. Millions of people pass through Tusayan each year on their way to the canyon's South Rim entrance, unaware of decades of...

Build it and the Super Bowl will come

Jan. 22, 2019 12:45 PM EST

Build it and the Super Bowl will come. While that's not exactly how the sites of the NFL's championship extravaganza are determined, it sure doesn't hurt to have a brand new, billion-dollar facility in your city. Including the 2004 game in Houston, the league will have staged nine Super Bowls in metropolitan...

Wilmer Flores, Diamondbacks finalize $4.25M, 1-year contract

Jan. 22, 2019 12:39 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Wilmer Flores endeared himself to New York Mets fans when he got emotional during a game in 2015 after believing media reports he had been traded. About 3½ years later, a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks suits him just fine. Flores and the Diamondbacks finalized a one-year contract on...

Supreme Court to mull Phoenix's discrimination ordinance

Jan. 22, 2019 12:15 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled Tuesday to argue at the Arizona Supreme Court over the constitutionality of Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance that bars businesses from refusing service to same-sex couples for religion reasons. Two Christian artists who operate a business that makes invitations...

2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave

Jan. 21, 2019 9:37 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix. Hacienda HealthCare says Sunday that one has resigned. The other has been suspended. The victim in her 20s had...

Arizona police to re-interview people in teenage boy's death

Jan. 21, 2019 9:14 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb say they'll re-interview witnesses and victims in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy by an officer investigating a vehicle break-in. The statement Monday comes after the truck owner told the Arizona Republic that the police description of what happened Jan....

Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

Jan. 21, 2019 7:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team. The 21st-ranked Utes entered The AP women's basketball poll Monday for the first time since the final poll of the 2008 season. "I think it will just put money in the...