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AHL's Roadrunners vote to keep team in Tucson for at least 30 games next season

May. 28, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Roadrunners are staying in Tucson. The AHL affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes announced on Tuesday the team will play at least 30 games at Tucson Arena next season, thwarting owner Alex Meruelo's plans to move the team to Mullett Arena in Tempe. ...

Arizona grad student accused of killing professor in 2022 had planned the crime, prosecutor says

May. 20, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former University of Arizona graduate student accused of killing a professor on campus two years ago was in the midst of a psychotic episode at the time of the shooting, his attorney said Monday. But a prosecutor said in his closing argument that the crime...

The latest hot spot for illegal border crossings is San Diego. But routes change quickly

May. 17, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

JACUMBA HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — On many nights, hundreds of migrants squeeze through poles in a border wall or climb over on metal ladders. They gather in a buffer zone between two walls with views of the night lights of Tijuana, Mexico, waiting hours for Border Patrol agents while volunteers...

Police are still searching a suspect in the fatal shooting of a University of Arizona student

May. 14, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police said Tuesday that they're still searching for any possible suspect in the shooting death of a University of Arizona student last month. Police said 20-year-old sophomore Erin Jones was fatally shot at an off-campus house party in the early morning...

College baseball notebook: Sooners' regular-season conference title is their first since 1995

May. 13, 2024 15:18 PM EDT

For a program with such a proud history, it seems almost unfathomable Oklahoma hadn't won a regular-season conference championship in nearly 30 years. The Sooners checked that box over the weekend, sweeping Baylor for their first title since Larry Cochell's 1995 squad won the second...

Police arrest dozens as they break up pro-Palestinian protests at several US universities

May. 10, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

Police made dozens of arrests as pro-Palestinian protest encampments were dismantled Friday at the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, hours after police tear-gassed demonstrators and took down a similar camp at the University of Arizona. ...

Accelerate Diagnostics: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Accelerate Diagnostics Inc. (AXDX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $17 million in its first quarter. The Tucson, Arizona-based company said it had a loss of 88 cents per share. The maker of systems that diagnose...

The Latest | Police tell UCLA protesters to disperse or face arrest

May. 01, 2024 22:53 PM EDT

Announcements broadcasted on the University of California, Los Angeles campus Wednesday evening told demonstrators to disperse or they would be arrested and face a misdemeanor charge. The protesters largely stayed in place, chanting pro-Palestinian slogans. Police stood by strapping on riot gear. ...

A man is charged with causing a car crash that killed an on-duty Tucson police officer in March

May. 01, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been charged with causing a car crash that killed an on-duty Tucson police officer two months ago, authorities said Wednesday. Tucson police announced 20-year-old Nicholas William Skitzki is facing a misdemeanor charge of death by a moving violation....

Mister Car Wash: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 01, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Mister Car Wash Inc. (MCW) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $16.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Tucson, Arizona-based company said it had profit of 5 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and to...