PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has launched a review of the authority for the county Recorder’s Office to run elections in the Phoenix area.
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Bedazzled pigeon found in Arizona city reunited with owners
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A pigeon that had flown the coop with only its bedazzled vest is nesting back home in Phoenix.
The Arizona Republic reports Marlette Fernando ...
Fugitive fatally shot in Phoenix awaited trial in Texas case
PHOENIX (AP) — A fugitive fatally shot in Phoenix by at least one federal officer after he allegedly pointed a gun was identified Wednesday as a man accused in Texas on fraud and conspiracy charges.
The U.S. Marshals Service said 71-year-old Craig Allen of Phoenix was sought in the ...
Sentencing set for man convicted in girlfriend’s death
PHOENIX (AP) — A Feb. 8 sentencing hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man convicted of murder in the 2017 shooting death of his girlfriend, whose body was later dumped in a lake north of Phoenix.
Kodi Bowe previously pleaded guilty to murder in the death of 21-year-old Taylorlyn ...
Arizona finishes safety improvement work on Apache Trail
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Department of Transportation has finished a $6.5 million yearlong safety improvement project for State Route 88, a scenic, historic and windy road in hill country between metro Phoenix’s outskirts and Theodore Roosevelt Lake.
Also known as the ...
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Armed suspect shot and killed by US Marshals in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say U.S. Marshals searching for a fugitive shot and killed him after he pointed a gun at them.
Sgt. Vince Lewis says the incident happened Tuesday around 10:45 a.m. in north Phoenix.
According to Lewis, three marshals were searching for the 71-year-old ...
Arizona high court to hear appeal from stationery business
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s highest court will hear arguments from a custom stationery business that believes a Phoenix anti-discrimination law violates their religious freedom.
The Arizona Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take the case between Brush & Nib Studio and the city.
Dog snarls Phoenix freeway traffic, bites state trooper
PHOENIX (AP) — A German shepherd snarled traffic as it loped on and off two Phoenix freeways during Tuesday morning’s commute before it was captured by a state trooper who was bit on the hand while grabbing its collar.
The trooper is going to be fine, and the wayward dog was being ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Nov. 25
On this date in 1868, the Military Division of the Pacific ordered the name of Camp McPherson changed to Camp Date Creek and the name of Camp Lincoln changed to Camp Verde.
On this date in 1878, the famous Gunsight Mine near Ajo in Pima County was ...
Ex-CEO of metro Phoenix’s transit system gets probation
PHOENIX (AP) — The former chief executive of metro Phoenix’s mass transit system was sentenced Tuesday to two years of unsupervised probation and fined $6,000 for falsely claiming personal expenses as business costs.
Stephen Robert Banta, 60, had previously pleaded guilty to the felony ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of former Valley Metro chief executive Stephen Banta for his fraud conviction (all times local):
The former chief executive of metro Phoenix’s mass transit system was sentenced two years of probation and was fined $6,000 for his fraud ...
1 Democrat, 1 Republican seem headed for Arizona commission
PHOENIX (AP) — Final election results posted for Arizona on Monday evening show Democrat Sandra Kennedy and Republican Justin Olson headed for victory in a four-way race for two seats on the state’s Corporation Commission.
Kennedy, with 25.72 percent of votes, and Olson, with 25.17 ...
Prosecutors slam delays in Bullhead City girl killing case
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County prosecutors have expressed frustration over waiting years for a case involving a man accused in the killing of a Bullhead City, Arizona, child after years of delays and new defense attorneys.
Mohave County Deputy Attorney Greg McPhillips said those ...
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Man gets probation for making online Tempe school threat
PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of posting an online message about the possibility of a school shooting in Tempe has been sentenced to two years’ probation.
Maricopa County prosecutors say 19-year-old Christopher Rivera was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one felony count of ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Still without Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder keep winning.
Paul George scored 32 points, Steven Adams added 26 and the Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 110-100 on Saturday night, their 10th victory in 11 games.
The Thunder played without Westbrook for the ...
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PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the two men aboard a single-engine plane suffered minor injuries when it crashed in a lake on the outskirts of metro Phoenix and then sank.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said the plane crashed Saturday in Lake Pleasant and that lake patrol ...
Arizona’s big counties still have Nov. 6 ballots to tally
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Secretary of State officials say the large counties of Pima and Maricopa still have thousands of ballots from the Nov. 6 election to count going into the weekend.
The agency’s data analyst Garrett Archer said Friday on his Twitter account
Maricopa County development grant to research urban heat
PHOENIX (AP) — An economic development agency run by Maricopa County says it will issue a grant of nearly $3 million to Arizona State University for research to reduce urban heat and improve air quality.
The grant announced this week by the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority ...
3rd victim of bar shooting in Arizona town of Globe has died
GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — A third victim in a bar shooting in the eastern Arizona town of Globe has died.
A cousin of 22-year-old Ashley Sanchez says she died of her injuries Thursday at a Chandler hospital.
Sanchez was one of four people shot Sunday night with 44-year-old Cristi Licano ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested for taking her young children to drug houses where she allegedly purchased drugs.
Phoenix police say 38-year-old Vonda Johnston is jailed on suspicion of child endangerment and selling narcotics and dangerous drugs.
Helicopter lifts injured hiker off South Mountain in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Phoenix performed a nighttime rescue by using a helicopter to airlift an injured hiker off South Mountain early Thursday morning.
Fire Capt. Rob McDade said the hiker injured an ankle Wednesday night and that a helicopter was used because the man wasn’t near ...
T.J. Warren scores 27 points, Suns beat Spurs 116-96
PHOENIX (AP) — Nights when star Devin Booker is off his game don’t often spell victories for the struggling Phoenix Suns. But Booker was still a factor Wednesday night, and his teammates picked him up.
T.J. Warren scored 16 of his 27 points in the first half and the Suns built a big lead, ...
Ex-teacher sentenced to 21 years in prison for molestations
PHOENIX (AP) — A Gilbert man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for molesting two 6-year-old girls while he was a kindergarten teacher on the Gila River Indian Community.
A federal judge in Phoenix sentenced 30-year-old Tadashi Mitchell Harvey on Tuesday on his previous guilty pleas ...
Suspect fatally shot in Glendale by Phoenix police is ID’d
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting after a police car chase from Phoenix to Glendale.
Glendale police say 24-year-old Timothy Odell Leon was suspect in at least three carjackings and two armed robberies in a recent ...
Kids escape serious injury in Arizona bus crash
Judge won’t give more time to find victims of detentions
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona who ordered taxpayer-funded compensation for Latinos who were illegally detained when then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio defied a court order has declined to give the victims more time to apply for the money.
The two-sentence ruling issued Tuesday by U.S. District ...
Arizona Christian University getting former Thunderbird site
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Christian University plans to move from its current location in north Phoenix to the former campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale.
The private nonprofit university’s announcement Wednesday says the move is made possible by a land ...
The Latest: School bus rolls in wreck; no serious injuries
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a school bus accident (all times local):
Authorities say a school bus rolled onto its side after colliding with a pickup truck that ran a stop sign on the southwestern outskirts of metro Phoenix Wednesday but that there were no serious ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Nov. 18
On this date in 1873, the military telegraph was completed between San Diego and Prescott.
On this date in 1900, the two Haldeman brothers were legally hanged in Tombstone for killing two police officers.
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School bus in 2-vehicle collision; minor injuries reported
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus rolled onto its side after a collision on the southwestern outskirts of metro Phoenix, but a fire department spokesman says initial reports indicate that people in the two vehicles suffered only minor injuries.
Rural Metro Fire spokesman ...
Ruling upholds $30M jury award for death in pursuit crash
PHOENIX (AP) — An appeals court has again upheld a $30 million jury award for the 2007 death of a Scottsdale man killed when his car was struck by a car driven by a bank robbery suspect chased by police and state Department of Public Safety officers.
The Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld ...
In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party’s biggest coup -- flipping a red state’s U.S. Senate seat.
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake to become the first woman to win a ...
Phoenix police: Shots fired at sedan hits sedan carrying 4
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say two of four teenagers in a sedan driven by a 14-year-old boy suffered injuries not considered life threatening when one of two people in a passing car shot at the sedan.
Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson says investigators preliminarily believe the shooting that ...
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat
PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake.
The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the election for U.S. Senate in Arizona (all times local):
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is citing a Republican as her example as she prepares to become Arizona’s first female senator.
Sinema declared victory in her race against Republican ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat special education teacher and political novice Kathy Hoffman has won the race for Arizona superintendent of public instruction, beating an experienced Republican politician.
Hoffman was declared the winner Monday night as her lead over Frank Riggs grew ...
2 dead, 2 wounded in Globe bar shooting; suspect in custody
GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Arizona said Monday that a man hanging out with patrons inside a bar suddenly opened fire on them, killing two and wounding two others.
Globe Police Chief Dale Walters said the 22-year-old suspect shot the victims Sunday night not long after all ...
The Latest: No motive known yet in deadly Globe bar shooting
GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting inside a bar in Globe, Arizona (all times local):
Police in eastern Arizona say they have yet to figure out why a man opened fire on patrons inside a bar, killing two and wounding two.
Globe Police Chief Dale Walters ...
Parks official’s signature on documents raises questions
PHOENIX (AP) — The deputy director of Arizona State Parks & Trails, who is under investigation over accusations the agency bulldozed over archaeological sites, once signed a federal grant application over the objections of a staff archaeologist, according to documents obtained Monday by The ...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The three most dominant drivers of this NASCAR season will fittingly race each other for the championship, a chance for Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. to settle which team is truly the best.
It was Busch who claimed the latest round, winning for the ...
Singh wins final event, giving Langer another Schwab Cup
PHOENIX (AP) — Bernhard Langer celebrated his fifth Charles Schwab Cup with his wife and friends, a glass of red wine in his hand.
He might consider sending the best bottle to Vijay Singh.
Both walked away winners Sunday when Singh produced the best round of his PGA Tour Champions ...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR’s elimination race at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix (all times local):
Kyle Busch has won for the eighth time this season and set up a head-to-head showdown with Kevin Harvick for NASCAR’s championship.
Busch’s win Sunday ...
Deaths of 2 horses in national forest under investigation
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of two free-roaming horses found shot on national forest land in eastern Arizona.
U.S. Forest Service investigators discovered the dead horses near Heber-Overgaard in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests after receiving a ...
Scott McCarron leads Charles Schwab Cup Championship
PHOENIX (AP) — Scott McCarron moved into position to win the PGA Tour Champions’ season points race, birdieing the final two holes Saturday for a one-stroke lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
McCarron shot a 5-under 66 on another warm and sunny day at Phoenix Country Club. To win ...