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BC-AZ--Arizona News Digest , AZ

February 3, 2019

Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona.

Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at 602-258-8934 or aparizona@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain unless specified otherwise. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORIES:

NAU BUDGET SHORTFALL

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Northern Arizona University missed its target enrollment by at least 800 tuition-paying students this year, resulting in $10 million in lost tuition and fees that have already been allocated. SENT: 290 words.

IN BRIEF:

_POLICE SHOOTING-FLAGSTAFF: Police in Flagstaff say an officer fatally shot a man who brandished a knife at two officers who were leaving a community mental health center.

_PHOENIX HOMICIDE: Police in Phoenix are investigating a triple shooting that happened early on Sunday in the city’s west side.

SPORTS

GLF--PHOENIX OPEN

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler takes a four-shot lead into the final round of the Phoenix Open, a tournament that’s twice eluded his grip. By John Marshall. UPCOMING: 700 words by 6 p.m.

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