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Ballo scores 21 to help No. 3 Arizona rout Stanford 85-57

Jan. 21, 2022 02:25 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Oumar Ballo had a career-high 21 points and No. 3 Arizona dominated Stanford in an 85-57 blowout Thursday night. Bennedict Mathurin and Pelle Larsson each scored 13 for the Wildcats (15-1, 5-0 Pac-12), off to their best start since a 21-0 run to begin the...

2 suspects arrested in shooting death of man in Scottsdale

Jan. 21, 2022 00:36 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in Nevada and Arkansas in the fatal shooting of a man in a Scottsdale hotel parking lot, according to authorities. Scottsdale police said Ilya “Mike” Shimonov was taken to a hospital after the Jan. 3 shooting, but died...

Bishop scores 26 to lead Montana St. past N. Arizona 89-84

Jan. 20, 2022 22:38 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Xavier Bishop had a season-high 26 points as Montana State narrowly defeated Northern Arizona 89-84 on Thursday night. Bishop made 11 of 12 free throws. He added six assists. Jubrile Belo had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Montana State (13-5, 5-2 Big Sky...

Republicans on Senate panel OK guns on college campuses

Jan. 20, 2022 19:53 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The seemingly never-ending fight between Arizona gun rights advocates who want students to be able to carry guns and colleges and universities that opposes allowing firearms on campuses is back yet again. Republicans on the Arizona state Senate Judiciary committee...

Arizona utility, Navajo partner on another solar plant

Jan. 20, 2022 19:41 PM EST

CAMERON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona utility has signed an agreement with the Navajo Nation to get solar power from a new facility on the reservation. The Salt River Project and the Navajo Nation already had partnered on two other solar facilities in Kayenta that serve 28,500 homes and...

Arizona man accused in Oath Keepers plot jailed until trial

Jan. 20, 2022 19:22 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man accused of coordinating teams that were on standby to deliver guns to members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot will remain jailed until his trial on seditious conspiracy and other charges, a judge in Arizona...

Arizona bill would ban transgender girls, women from teams

Jan. 20, 2022 19:02 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Transgender girls and women would be barred from competing on the high school or college sports team that aligns with their gender identity under a proposed Arizona law that was approved on party lines by a state Senate committee on Thursday. Republicans have dubbed...

Police: Missing Phoenix woman found dead in western Arizona

Jan. 20, 2022 19:02 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman reported missing Sunday was found dead Thursday in a remote area of western Arizona, authorities said. Phoenix police said investigators discovered the remains of 37-year-old Irene Luevano along Interstate 10 about 30 miles south of Salome and 45...

NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Marana plane crash

Jan. 20, 2022 17:37 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday released its preliminary report on last month’s fatal crash of a small plane in southern Arizona, but it doesn’t list a possible cause. The pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine Mooney M20C...

Grijalva announces 2nd COVID-19 infection

Jan. 20, 2022 15:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has contracted COVID-19 for the second time. The Arizona Democrat and chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee said Thursday he has minor symptoms. He says he and his staff will follow Centers for Disease Control guidance for...