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Phoenix police: Suspects in stolen car nearly hit officer

Sep. 22, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police are searching for two men in a stolen vehicle that rammed a patrol car right before an officer opened fire. They said a police officer was almost run over by a suspect in the stolen car. Officers on patrol discovered a stolen car in a convenience store parking lot about 6:30 a.m....

US: Mexican man with dehydration symptoms dies in Arizona

Sep. 22, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man from Mexico has died at a Tucson hospital after showing symptoms of dehydration at a centralized processing facility operated by U.S. Border Patrol, authorities said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said the 30-year-old man died Monday. His name wasn’t...

Navajo Nation report 11 new coronavirus cases and no deaths

Sep. 21, 2020 10:49 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation health officials on Monday reported 11 new confirmed cases of coronavirus but no additional deaths for the second consecutive day. The Navajo Department of Health said the number of known COVID-19-related deaths remains at 548 since the pandemic began. The total...

Suspect in Tucson double homicide turns himself in to police

Sep. 21, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a double homicide in Tucson last week, police said Monday. They said 19-year-old Raul Corrales turned himself in to police on Sunday. After being interviewed, police said Corrales was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of two...

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel speaks at a news conference in Phoenix on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The prosecutor announced that no charges would be filed against Trooper George Cervantes in the May 25,2020, fatal shooting of 28-year-old Dion Johnson. The shooting death inspired protests of police violence in Phoenix during June. (AP Photo/Jacques Billeaud)

No charges filed against trooper in Arizona shooting death

Sep. 21, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors have declined to criminally charge an Arizona state trooper in the fatal shooting of a Black man during a roadside struggle nearly four months ago that inspired protests in Phoenix. Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel said charges weren't warranted against Trooper George...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella, right, celebrates a first down with teammate Dan Arnold during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Entertaining Cardinals winning games, strive to improve

Sep. 21, 2020 6:32 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals are off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2015 and just the sixth time in the past 30 years. The offense is fun to watch, the defense is vastly improved and the special teams have made game-changing plays. And they're not even playing...

Pima County prosecutors won't charge Tucson police officers

Sep. 21, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Attorney’s Office said Monday that it won’t pursue criminal charges against four Tucson police officers in connection with an in-custody death five months ago. In a 14-page letter, county prosecutors said the office’s review of the case showed...

FILE - This Jan. 27, 2020, file photo shows a General Motors logo at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. Shares in electric- and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday Sept. 21, 2020, after the company's founder Trevor Milton resigned amid allegations of fraud - just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Founder of GM electric truck partner quits amid allegations

Sep. 21, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Shares in electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola plunged on Monday after the company's founder resigned amid allegations of fraud — just two weeks after signing a $2 billion partnership with General Motors. The company said late Sunday that Trevor Milton...

Washington Football Team offensive guard Brandon Scherff (75) lies on the turf after an injury against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. Washington will be without its best offensive lineman for at least a couple of weeks after guard Brandon Scherff injured his right knee and missed the second half of a 30-15 loss at Arizona. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Missing injured Scherff is just one problem for Washington

Sep. 21, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

Washington's best offensive lineman writhing on the ground in pain wasn't a sight the coaching staff or players needed to see at any point this season, let alone this early. Standout guard Brandon Scherff missed the second half of the 30-15 loss at Arizona on Sunday with a right knee injury and will be out at...

Man dies after being shot at a house party in Maryvale area

Sep. 21, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man is dead after a shooting at a house party in the Maryvale area of Phoenix, according to authorities. Police said officers responded about 3:45 a.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting at a home which was the site of a large party. The man who was shot was taken to a hospital, where he...