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Man suspected of shooting 6-month-old son in hostage standoff near Phoenix apparently killed himself

May. 18, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting his 6-month-old son multiple times after taking the boy and his mother hostage was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the rubble of a suburban Phoenix home that caught fire during a SWAT standoff, police said Saturday. ...

Giuliani becomes final defendant served indictment among 18 accused in Arizona fake electors case

May. 18, 2024 19:56 PM EDT

Arizona's attorney general says former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been served an indictment in the state's fake elector case alongside 17 other defendants for his role in an attempt to overturn former President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Arizona...

Man shoots his 6-month-old baby multiple times at home near Phoenix, but child expected to survive

May. 17, 2024 22:17 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — A man shot his 6-month-old baby multiple times Friday at a home northwest of Phoenix after taking the infant and its mother captive, but the mother escaped with minor injuries and the child was expected to survive, authorities said. They said the status of...

Budenholzer reminisces on Arizona past, but quickly turns to future leading the Phoenix Suns

May. 17, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Budenholzer got a little teary-eyed talking about his past in Arizona, describing an idyllic childhood in the small town of Holbrook, about three hours northeast of Phoenix. Those tears dried up in a hurry when talking about his future. “It's...

Which states could have abortion on the ballot in 2024?

May. 17, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

Voters in both Colorado and South Dakota will have a say on abortion rights this fall after supporters collected enough valid signatures to put measures on the ballot, part of a national push to pose abortion rights questions to voters since the U.S. Supreme Court removed the nationwide right to...

Attorney John Eastman pleads not guilty to felony charges in Arizona’s fake elector case

May. 17, 2024 16:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Attorney John Eastman pleaded not guilty on Friday to conspiracy, fraud and forgery charges for his role in the effort to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in Arizona to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Eastman, who devised a strategy to try to persuade Congress not to...

The latest hot spot for illegal border crossings is San Diego. But routes change quickly

May. 17, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

JACUMBA HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — On many nights, hundreds of migrants squeeze through poles in a border wall or climb over on metal ladders. They gather in a buffer zone between two walls with views of the night lights of Tijuana, Mexico, waiting hours for Border Patrol agents while volunteers...

Driver killed in incident at Arizona facility that is being built by a Taiwanese semiconductor giant

May. 16, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A truck driver has been killed after a tank holding waste material depressurized at a construction site in Phoenix, where workers are building an advanced semiconductor manufacturing plant that could supply tens of millions of chips for powering smartphones, vehicles and data...

US prisoners are being assigned dangerous jobs. But what happens if they are hurt or killed?

May. 16, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Blas Sanchez was nearing the end of a 20-year stretch in an Arizona prison when he was leased out to work at Hickman’s Family Farms, which sells eggs that have ended up in the supply chains of huge companies like McDonald’s, Target and Albertsons. While assigned to a machine...

An Arizona judge helped revive an 1864 abortion law. His lawmaker wife joined Democrats to repeal it

May. 15, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

When it was Shawnna Bolick’s turn to speak, the words tumbled out of her. The conservative lawmaker was in the middle of a heated debate in the Republican-led Arizona Senate on a bill to repeal an 1864 law banning nearly all abortions, and Democrats needed at least one more vote...