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Polygamous 'prophet' leader had child brides, documents say

Dec. 07, 2022 20:10 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents show. The filing provides insight into what...

Hawaii remembrance draws handful of Pearl Harbor survivors

Dec. 07, 2022 18:40 PM EST

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor joined about 2,500 members of the public at the scene of the Japanese bombing on Wednesday to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago. The audience sat quietly during a moment of...

Execution warrant sought for an Arizona death row inmate

Dec. 07, 2022 18:05 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday requested the state Supreme Court issue a warrant of execution for death row inmate Aaron Gunches. The 51-year-old Gunches was originally sentenced to death in 2008. He’s one of 21 death row inmates who have...

Michigan's Jaelin Llewellyn out for season with knee injury

Dec. 07, 2022 15:59 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan point guard Jaelin Llewellyn is out for the rest of the season with an injured left knee and is expected to have surgery next month. Wolverines coach Juwan Howard made the annoucement Wednesday, three days after Llewellyn was hurt in a loss to...

Cone scores 24 as Northern Arizona takes down Pacific 73-69

Dec. 07, 2022 02:11 AM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Cole had 24 points in Northern Arizona's 73-69 victory against Pacific on Tuesday. Cone shot 6 for 12 (3 for 4 from 3-point range) and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line for the Lumberjacks (4-7). Xavier Fuller scored 18 points and added 10 rebounds. Nik...

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

Dec. 06, 2022 18:39 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday visited the site for a new computer chip plant in Arizona, using it as a chance to emphasize how his policies are fostering job growth in what could be a challenge to the incoming Republican House majority. Biden has staked his legacy...

DOJ subpoenas election officials in states Trump disputed

Dec. 06, 2022 17:40 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to...

Human remains found in northwestern Arizona; no identity yet

Dec. 06, 2022 13:41 PM EST

YUCCA, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County authorities are trying to identify human remains that were found in Yucca in northwestern Arizona. County sheriff’s officials said a man riding his off-road vehicle Sunday reported finding a possible body in a remote desert area in Yucca, which...

Arizona certifies 2022 election despite GOP complaints

Dec. 06, 2022 13:16 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's top officials certified the midterm election results Monday, formalizing victories for Democrats over Republicans who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged. The certification opens a five-day window for formal election challenges. Republican Kari...

Kadri's winner halts Coyotes' comeback, Flames win 3-2

Dec. 06, 2022 02:26 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:18 left in the third period and had two assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. Dillon Dube and Elias Lindholm also scored for Calgary, which has won five of...