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Prosecutor: Arizona border activist tried to hide migrants

Nov. 20, 2019 1:52 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A border activist facing charges of harboring immigrants tried to hide two Central American men at a camp in southern Arizona and signaled directions that would help them avoid a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments at the...

College Football Picks: Scoreboard watching for CFP hopefuls

Nov. 20, 2019 1:20 PM EST

Pac-12 powers No. 6 Oregon and No. 7 Utah are on the road this weekend, trying to continue their march to a mega-meeting with huge playoff ramifications in the conference championship game next month. They should also both be keeping an eye on the Big 12, where No. 8 Oklahoma is looming. And, of course, the...

Jenkins, big finish lead Grand Canyon over Montana St. 69-56

Nov. 19, 2019 11:52 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Lorenzo Jenkins had a career-high 20 points and Grand Canyon finished on a 21-2 run to defeat Montana State 69-56 on Tuesday night. Montana State led 54-48 with 6:50 remaining in the second half. The Bobcats then missed six of their last seven shots and had four turnovers while the Lopes...

Safety agency says distracted driver caused fatal Uber crash

Nov. 19, 2019 11:51 PM EST

The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday condemned the lack of state and federal regulation for testing autonomous vehicles before finding that a distracted human safety driver was the main cause of a fatal 2018 Arizona crash involving an Uber vehicle. The board criticized the National Highway Traffic...

Prosecutor: Suspect in 1979 killing may be a serial killer

Nov. 19, 2019 10:42 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An Arizona auto dealer charged with killing a California woman in northern Nevada 40 years ago may have killed other women in the late 1970s, Nevada’s attorney general said. “All evidence points to defendant being a serial killer,” state Attorney General Aaron Ford...

Border activist says he’d never hide migrants from US agents

Nov. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A member of a humanitarian aid group whose criminal case has garnered international attention testified Tuesday that neutrality guides his work near the U.S.-Mexico border, denying that he has ever helped migrants hide or told them how to avoid authorities. That’s what U.S....

The Latest: Border activist ends testimony in federal trial

Nov. 19, 2019 6:56 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the second trial of a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local): 4:55 p.m. An Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants wrapped up testifying in his second trial. Scott Warren spent most of Tuesday on the stand as his trial came...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....

Ducks claim Pac-12 North, but otherwise uncertainty abounds

Nov. 19, 2019 6:10 PM EST

Oregon has locked up the Pac-12 North, but much remains uncertain for the conference — even for the sixth-ranked Ducks. Coach Mario Cristobal’s team has a shot at a College Football Playoff berth, but it will need help from inside and outside the league. Oregon’s best hope is to face and beat...

The Latest: Man pleads not guilty in 1979 Reno-area killing

Nov. 19, 2019 5:17 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a not guilty plea by an Arizona man accused of killing a woman in northern Nevada in 1979 and named by prosecutors as suspect in at least two other late-1970s slayings (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved...