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Revamped UA gem and mineral museum to occupy downtown Tucson

Oct. 20, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona Gem and Mineral Museum will sparkle a bit brighter next year with a new name and big new space. From turquoise mined by indigenous people to rocks found on asteroids, the museum's treasure trove of artifacts will move to downtown Tucson by fall 2020, the...

Flagstaff police investigating possible arson at a Walmart

Oct. 20, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Flagstaff are investigating a possible arson at a Walmart store, which will remain closed until further notice due to severe fire and water damage. Flagstaff police responded to the scene around 3 a.m. Saturday and reported heavy smoke inside the store and the...

Kedon Slovis and USC defense lead 41-14 win over Arizona

Oct. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenan Christon only got in the game because the first three tailbacks on Southern California's depth chart were all hurt and the fourth-stringer had just fumbled. With the eye-popping speed that made him California's 100-meter high school champion last May, the freshman scored two...

Moss sets record, leads No. 13 Utah past No. 17 Arizona St

Oct. 19, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With its star running back and quarterback knocked out of the game in the first half, No. 13 Utah's hopes for a special season seemed as dim as the dark clouds around Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday night. The rain kept falling but the mood changed considerably, with Zack Moss...

Raanta stops 34 shots in Coyotes' 5-2 win over Senators

Oct. 19, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes liked the way they were playing at the start of the season, even if pucks weren't going into the net. They were playing solid defense, creating good chances, and figured the goals would come. Now that they're scoring in bunches and, for the most part, playing...

Davis runs for school record 328 yards in Weber State win

Oct. 19, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Josh Davis ran for a school-record 328 yards and four touchdowns and Weber State pulled away with three fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Northern Arizona 51-28 on Saturday. Davis carried it 34 times and scored a touchdown in each quarter. Kris Jackson added 22 runs for 111 yards and...

Authorities: Yuma County man opened fire in home, roadway

Oct. 19, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

SOMERTON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man is being held on charges that include aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after authorities say he opened fire in his house with three family members inside and on a road outside his house. Yuma County sheriff's officials say they were called to the area of...

Feds: Man sentenced in attempt to send technology to China

Oct. 19, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities say a man accused of conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to China without a license has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. A U.S. attorney's spokesman said Friday that 39-year-old Tao Li was sentenced Wednesday after previously...

Stadium evacuated after shots fired near Phoenix high school

Oct. 19, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republic reports that fans and teams were evacuated for an hour from a football game at a high school in Phoenix after reports of shots being fired nearby. The newspaper says gunshots could be heard as the game was being played about 7:50 p.m. Friday at Betty Fairfax High School....

Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parks

Oct. 18, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to a national park near you. The Interior Department is reviewing recommendations to modernize campgrounds at national parks. The recommendations posted online this week come from an advisory committee...