6 Arizona fire departments send crews to help in California
PHOENIX (AP) — At least six Arizona fire departments are sending crews to help fight massive and deadly wildfires in northern and southern California.
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says about 144 firefighters and 42 engines have either arrived or are heading to ...
Troops add razor wire to border fencing near ports of entry
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials say troops are placing razor wire on the tops of fencing near ports of entry in Arizona, aiming to prevent a rush to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Eagar Round Valley 49, Phoenix Arizona Lutheran 7
Phoenix Christian 27, Morenci 14
St. Johns 47, Trivium Prep 7
Thatcher 50, Benson 6
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Chandler Valley ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police are trying to determine what prompted a shootout that left three people dead in a park on the city’s east side.
Police say 21-year-old Matthew Favela, 16-year-old Carlos Ross and two friends went to Lakeside Park Thursday before 5 p.m. to meet with ...
Tucson man gets 3-year prison sentence for auto loan fraud
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for his role in an automobile loan fraud scheme.
Prosecutors say 46-year-old Andrew May was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bank ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two women in southern Arizona have been indicted by a federal grand jury in an elder care fraud scheme.
Prosecutors say 59-year-old Margaret Arlene Gastelum of San Manuel and 36-year-old Mona Lisa Rodriguez of Tucson are charged in a 72-count indictment.
SACATON, Ariz. (AP) — The only Interstate 10 rest area between Tucson and metro Phoenix is open again after a renovation that started earlier this year.
The Arizona Department of Transportation says the Sacaton Rest Area on both sides of I-10 near Casa Grande got upgrades to its restrooms, ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Nov. 11
On this date in 1851, Yuma Indians attacked Camp Independence at Yuma Crossing and sank Jaeger’s ferry. The half-starved garrison at the camp held out until December before withdrawing.
On this date in 1873, the telegraph line between Yuma and Prescott ...
The Latest: Southbound I-19 reopens after fatal wreck
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a freeway closure due to a wreck (all times local):
Southbound Interstate 19 has reopened on Tucson’s south side after being closed nearly three hours during the Wednesday morning commute because of a fatal wreck.
Fatal wreck closes southbound I-19 on Tucson south side
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A fatal single-vehicle rollover wreck closed southbound Interstate 19 at Valencia Road on Tucson’s south side during the start of the Wednesday morning commute.
The state Department of Public Safety says there’s no estimate on when the freeway will reopen.
PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats picked up a southern Arizona congressional seat and tried to grab the majority of the state’s nine seats to help the party wrest control of Congress from Republicans. But the state’s Republicans could still keep a 5-4 majority if they pull off an upset in the sprawling ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) _ Accelerate Diagnostics Inc. (AXDX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $22.1 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Tucson, Arizona-based company said it had a loss of 41 cents.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three ...
New Mexico sentenced in Arizona ammunition-smuggling case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A 21-year-old New Mexico man arrested in an Arizona border town faces prison time for trying to help smuggle ammunition into Mexico.
A federal judge in Tucson on Thursday sentenced Francisco Guerra-Franco of Los Lunas to 33 months in prison on convictions for ...
Woman pleads guilty to attempted fraud in water tests case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A southern Arizona woman accused of fraudulently altering water sample test results for water providers that were clients of her Sahuarita-based company has pleaded guilty to attempted fraud.
The state Attorney General’s Office says its plea agreement with 67-year-old ...
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Eagar Round Valley 45, Pima 0
Morenci 57, Parker 6
Phoenix Arizona Lutheran 55, Chandler Prep 7
Phoenix Christian 35, Scottsdale Christian 21
St. Johns 29, Willcox ...
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Colorado prepared for Arizona’s Tate second time around
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado went into its game against Arizona last season game planning to stop quarterback Brandon Dawkins.
When Dawkins went down after a late hit out of bounds, Khalil Tate ran all over the Buffaloes for 327 yards, an FBS record by a quarterback.
Tate has been ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of Arizona Army National Guard soldiers in three units now using facilities considered outdated or overcrowded will get a new home in southeastern Tucson.
Two transportation companies and a field artillery detachment that will use the new facility scheduled to ...
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man has been arrested on a charge that he showed an undercover federal agent how to make explosive devices in 2017 sting operation in which a confidential law-enforcement source claimed he wanted to use explosives against a target in Mexico.
Ahmad Suhad Ahmad of ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Nov. 4
On this date in 1775, because it was San Carlos Day, Father Francisco Garces gave the San Carlos River its name.
On this date in 1929, a truck carrying a load of roofing nails from Tucson to Florence leaked its load along 65 miles (105 kilometers)of ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been convicted of killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of alcohol in Tucson more than two years ago.
Pima County prosecutors say 47-year-old Eric Corral was convicted of negligent homicide, DUI and leaving the scene after causing an accident ...
Several parcels of State Trust Land to go up for auction
PHOENIX (AP) — State land officials say several parcels of land collectively valued at more than $14 million will be auctioned off next month.
The Arizona State Land Department announced Tuesday that five parcels near Tucson and one in Phoenix will go on the auction block on Nov. 6 and ...
Cordillera Communications selling all 16 TV stations
Minnesota-based Cordillera Communications is selling all 16 of its television stations, including nine in Montana.
E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay $521 million to buy 15 stations, giving it 51 stations in 36 markets. Quincy Media Inc. is buying KVOA in Tucson, Arizona.
The Montana ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 69-year-old bicyclist in Tucson has died after being struck by a car.
Tucson police have identified the victim as John Shaul.
They say he was found unresponsive at the scene about 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona has banned dockless electric scooters from its campus effective immediately.
University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services Interim Executive Director Gail Nazarenko says the decision for the ban is “based on the experience of ASU ...
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Tucson to offer free streetcar rides on Election Day
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson is offering free rides on its streetcars to help voters get to the polls on Election Day.
The city announced Friday that anyone can ride Sun Tran, Sun Express and the Sun Link streetcar for free on Nov. 6.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild says the city wants to ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say a man has been arrested after barricading himself in a call center business for several hours.
The name and age of the man wasn’t immediately available Thursday.
Police say the man walked into a business near the Rillito Business Park around ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A large numbers of coyote sightings in a midtown Tucson neighborhood is prompting a response that includes firing non-lethal paintball guns at the animals.
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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Arizona on Tuesday to speak at rallies in Tucson and Tempe for Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia.
Garcia is an education professor at ASU who is facing Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in the Nov. 6 general ...
The Latest: Jury selected for 2nd trial of border agent
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the second trial of a Border Patrol agent in federal court in Tucson (all times local):
A jury has been selected to serve on the second trial for a Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a Mexican teen through a border fence five years ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A registered sex offender in Tucson is facing charges of trying to lure minors and owning child pornography.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office said Monday that a state grand jury indicted Patrick Michael Winkler on multiple counts. They include sexual exploitation ...
PHOENIX (AP) — A six-month project to replace the deck of the bridge over Interstate 10 at Pinal Air Park Road in southern Arizona will start soon.
Arizona Department of Transportation officials say preliminary work on the $1.85 million project will begin Wednesday.
The bridge will ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Residents who live around Tucson’s Sentinel Peak, also known as “A″ Mountain, are calling on the city to do more in the wake of a bicyclist’s death.
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Bighorn sheep population thriving on range near Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — More hikers trekking through the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson have noticed the presence of the bighorn sheep, showing that an effort to reintroduce the animals is paying off, state wildlife officials said.
“Bighorn sheep have become a watchable wildlife ...
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Ajo 30, Imagine Prep Coolidge 6
American Leadership Academy 53, Arizona College Preparatory 14
American Leadership Academy QC 59, Florence 19
Apache Junction 53, Glendale 52
Avondale Westview 37, La Joya ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to join Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia for two rallies aimed at encouraging college students to vote.
Sanders will join Garcia for a 10 a.m. Tuesday appearance at the University of Arizona in Tucson, then at 5 p.m. at Arizona ...
Tucson woman suspected of fatally shooting husband
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a Tucson woman is accused of fatally shooting her husband after a fight.
Sgt. Pete Dugan said the shooting happened Wednesday evening on the city’s east side.
Officers responded to a possible shooting at an apartment.
Phoenix police: Homicide suspect arrested in Tucson
PHOENIX (AP) — A woman sought in a Phoenix homicide last month has been arrested in Tucson.
Phoenix police say 22-year-old Ashley Rios was arrested Wednesday in the Sept. 14 fatal shooting of William Jones at an apartment complex parking lot where Rios and Jones had arranged to ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Oct. 21
On this date in 1927, Tucson dedicated its new Temple of Music and Art.
On this date in 1928, Yuma unveiled a statue of Padre Francisco Garces, pioneer missionary, explorer and martyr.
Monday, Oct. 22
On this date in 1913, Phoenix discovered ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Board of Supervisors has voted to accept a one-year, $762,865 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aimed at reducing chronic diseases prevalent among Native American, Hispanic and other at-risk children and their families.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Pima County judge has reduced the bail amount for a woman awaiting a new trial in the imprisonment of her three daughters in the family’s Tucson home.
Superior Court Judge Javier Chon-Lopez reduced Sophia Richter’s bond requirement to $5,000 from $75,000 after ...
Tucson bicyclist killed; woman faces murder charge
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A woman is facing felony charges for second-degree murder and endangerment in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Tucson last week.
Court documents filed in Pima County Superior Court show 20-year-old Yanibra Moreno had a blood-alcohol level of 0.40 percent ...
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Avondale Westview 56, Glendale Copper Canyon 0
Bagdad 64, Mayer 14
Benson 74, Bisbee 14
Cactus 44, Lake Havasu 0
Chandler 62, Basha 14
Chandler Seton 56, Flagstaff 26
Chandler Valley Christian 35, ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois said Friday it has signed a two-year contract with Arizona for a men’s basketball home-and-home series in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons.
The Illini play in Tucson on Nov. 10, 2019, and the Wildcats will visit Champaign on Dec. 12, 2020. It will be ...
Pima County Sheriff’s Department reports shooting incident
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Sheriff’s Department says at least one deputy was involved in a shooting incident on Tucson’s south side late Wednesday morning.
The Sheriff’s Department did not immediately release additional information but several media outlets reported that the ...
Man sentenced to 145 years for firing shots at officers
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Cottonwood man was sentenced to 145 years in federal prison for his convictions for firing gunshots at law enforcement officers who went to a Tucson hotel to arrest him on a warrant.
Jack Witt Voris was sentenced Tuesday in Tucson for his assault and other ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of asylum-seeking migrant families detained in Arizona are being released because authorities don’t have the resources to handle a new influx of adults with children asking to stay in the United States, immigration officials said Tuesday.
The U.S. Immigration and ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years in prison for a domestic violence death.
Pima County prosecutors say Christopher Raboin was sentenced Monday in the November 2015 death of his girlfriend.
Authorities say 46-year-old Rosalia Gilbert was found dead ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republic and Navajo Times earned top honors in the Arizona Newspaper Association annual awards announced Saturday night.
The Republic was named Arizona Newspaper of the Year in the daily category, while the Navajo Times claimed the top spot as the non-daily ...