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Police: Mother says she killed 3 kids found in Phoenix home

Jan. 21, 2020 7:55 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman has been arrested on suspicion of killing her three children, who were found dead inside the family's home after firefighters got a call about a drowning, authorities said Tuesday. The 22-year-old mother, Rachel Henry, “has admitted to harming her three children,"...

San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White (4) drives past Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

Jan. 21, 2020 1:01 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Bryn Forbes lived a shooter's dream during the first half on Monday night, making seven 3-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs built a big early lead. The second half wasn't nearly as fun. But Forbes made one more from long distance and it was huge for the Spurs, who coughed up a 20-point...

Man fatally shot in Phoenix after trying to stab someone

Jan. 20, 2020 4:42 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old man was fatally shot after he tried stabbing someone at a west Phoenix home. Dontae Ray McGinty was pronounced dead at the scene of Sunday afternoon's shooting. Investigators say McGinty had been threatening people with a knife and tried to stab someone. He was shot...

SRP seeks solar energy from bidders including Navajo Nation

Jan. 20, 2020 3:50 PM EST

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — One of Arizona's largest utilities is seeking companies to build solar plants to provide up to 400 megawatts of power, including 200 megawatts from Navajo Nation facilities, officials said. Salt River Project issued a request for proposals Jan. 15, The Farmington Daily Times...

Phoenix police search for a suspect in road-rage shooting

Jan. 20, 2020 12:12 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in an apparent road-rage incident. They say the 33-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot Saturday evening by the driver of an SUV-style vehicle. His injuries aren’t believed to be...

Bill would require Arizona tribes to resolve water disputes

Jan. 20, 2020 12:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican legislative leaders have introduced legislation to require Native American tribes in Arizona to resolve longstanding water disputes with the state before negotiating new gambling pacts. Cosponsors of the legislation, House Bill 244 7, include House Speaker Rusty Bowers, R-Mesa,...

Phoenix police: Man injures victim with metal letter opener

Jan. 19, 2020 12:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a suspect is in custody on suspicion of stabbing a man with a metal letter opener. They say 36-year-old Anastacio Blanco Jr. was booked into jail Saturday on one count each of attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault. It was unclear Sunday if Blanco has a...

Tests find some early Arizona hemp crops have too much THC

Jan. 19, 2020 10:53 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s budding hemp-growing industry is suffering growing pains as levels of THC that are too high force some farmers to destroy crops instead of harvesting them. About 41% of the Arizona hemp plants tested for THC, the compound that gives marijuana its high, have failed,...

Forest officials confirm additional deaths of wild horses

Jan. 18, 2020 4:20 PM EST

HEBER-OVERGAARD, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials confirm that seven more wild horses have been found dead in eastern Arizona after eight others were found earlier this month and said at least some were shot. “Several horses died due to bullet wounds" but other carcasses were too badly...

Rickie Fowler hits from the 12th tee during the second round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert

Jan. 17, 2020 7:30 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two weeks at Torrey Pines and TPC Scottsdale. He's ahead of schedule, shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course for a share of the second-round...