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Body found in Lake Havasu last month ID’d as California man

Nov. 13, 2019 2:49 PM EST

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a body found floating face down in Lake Havasu between two rental boats last month has been identified as a missing California man. Mohave County Sheriff’s officials say fingerprints obtained during autopsy were sent to Homeland Security for analysis...

Today in Arizona History

Nov. 13, 2019 12:40 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Nov. 17 On this date in 1870, Charles T. Hayden organized the Hayden Milling and Farming Ditch Co., and prepared to establish a ferry and mill on the south side of the Salt River, the site of which was to become the City of Tempe. On this date in 1914, an arsonist in Phoenix set...

Former YouTuber accused of abusing adopted kids has died

Nov. 13, 2019 12:40 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died, authorities said Wednesday. Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said Machelle Hobson died Tuesday at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her death was ruled natural and there...

The Latest: Police: Former YouTuber’s death ruled ‘natural’

Nov. 13, 2019 11:37 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the death of a child abuse defendant (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Scottsdale police say the death of an Arizona woman whose popular YouTube channel was terminated after her arrest on child abuse and kidnapping charges has been ruled natural. Officer Kevin Watts said Wednesday...

Acing it: Success of Nats, Astros puts attention on starters

Nov. 13, 2019 10:32 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington went against baseball's trend toward bulked-up bullpens, dedicating 39% of its payroll to three starting pitchers: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin. The trio triumphed, lifting the Nationals to the first World Series title in the team's 51-season...

Arizona man accused of impersonating law enforcement officer

Nov. 13, 2019 8:35 AM EST

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Yavapai County authorities say a 72-year-old Prescott Valley man is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer. County sheriff’s officials say Joseph Collins was arrested Saturday. It was unclear Tuesday if he has a lawyer who could comment on the allegation. An...

Judge bans border activist from mentioning Trump in trial

Nov. 13, 2019 1:47 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A judge banned an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants from mentioning President Donald Trump during his retrial, which began Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Raner Collins granted a motion by prosecutors to bar the mention of the president during the second...

Kuzma's late 3-pointers help Lakers push past Suns 123-115

Nov. 13, 2019 12:46 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Kuzma was out on the floor in the crucial final minutes on Tuesday night when his teammates made the extra pass and found him at the 3-point line. Both times, he never hesitated to take the shots that splashed through the net and pushed the Lakers to a 123-115 over the Phoenix Suns....

Coyotes snap Blues' 7-game win streak, 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 13, 2019 12:41 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A tired Arizona Coyotes team showed what you can do on little sleep. Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland scored in the shootout, and the Coyotes snapped the St. Louis Blues' seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. The Coyotes landed at 1 a.m. Tuesday after flying in from...

Medical college in Phoenix to increase class size to 100

Nov. 13, 2019 12:28 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The University of Arizona's medical college in Phoenix is increasing its enrolling class size to 100 students, up from 80. The college says the increase will take effect in 2020 and that it's a result of increased state funding to help address Arizona's shortage of physicians. The college...