TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — More buses of exhausted people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers reached the U.S. border Thursday as the city of Tijuana converted a municipal gymnasium into a temporary shelter and the migrants came to grips with the reality that they will be on the Mexican ...
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.
Ex-head of Tucson truck driving school sentenced to prison
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The former head of a Tucson truck-driving school accused of embezzling nearly $1 million from students and his ex-employer has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
Prosecutors say 71-year-old Robert Alan Knapp was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in ...
Major Colorado River water user floats Arizona drought plan
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as it faces looming deadlines to manage expected shortages.
Arizona’s negotiations on a drought contingency plan have slowed after a trio of proposals failed to gain consensus among water ...
Coyotes hire Olympian Lyndsey Fry for adviser’s role
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired former Olympian Lyndsey Fry as a special adviser to team President and CEO Ahron Cohen.
The 26-year-old Fry, who grew up in Chandler, Arizona, will also be a brand ambassador for the NHL club.
Fry helped the U.S. women’s hockey ...
Raiders face Cardinals in matchup of struggling teams
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It’s not exactly a clash of titans at State Farm Stadium on Sunday.
The Oakland Raiders, with the NFL’s worst record at 1-8, drag a five-game losing streak into their game with the Arizona Cardinals, who at 2-7 are tied for the third-worst record in the ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Nashville Predators say forward Viktor Arvidsson will miss between up to eight weeks with a broken thumb, and they’ve also placed defenseman P.K. Subban on injured reserve.
The Predators announced the injury update on both Thursday after their morning skate. They ...
OAKLAND (1-8) at ARIZONA (2-7)
Sunday, Nov. 18, 4:05 p.m., ET
OPENING LINE — Cardinals by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Oakland 2-7, Arizona 5-3-1
SERIES RECORD — Raiders lead 5-4
LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat Raiders 24-13, Oct. 19, 2014
LAST WEEK — Raiders lost to ...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The “New Mexico True” tourism brand developed by outgoing Republican Gov. Susana Martinez may be expanded under Democratic Gov.-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham.
The expansion may come amid pressure for New Mexico to join other western states in creating an Office of ...
Arizona unemployment rate rises to 4.7 percent in October
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s unemployment rate for October was 4.7 percent, up from 4.6 percent in September.
The state Office of Economic Opportunity says the seasonally adjusted labor force increased by just over 16,300 people while Arizona’s economy added 23,300 nonfarm jobs between ...
Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chad Griffin, the influential LGBTQ activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, announced Thursday that he is stepping down as the organization’s president.
Griffin’s announcement follows a midterm election in which the group ...
Pentagon: Troop contingent on border ‘pretty much peaked’
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border has “pretty much peaked” at the current total of 5,800, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Thursday.
That is far below the 10,000 to 15,000 that President Donald Trump initially said would be needed ...
Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has been showered in confetti and sprayed champagne in every victory lane in NASCAR.
So when the traditional pit stop for race winners in Phoenix underwent a makeover this season, the 2015 series champion knew his way around the site enough to have some ...
The Latest: Interstate 40 reopens in northeastern Arizona
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on an Interstate 40 closure in Arizona (all times local):
Authorities have reopened Interstate 40 in northeastern Arizona after learning that lines downed on the highway are phone lines, not power lines as originally thought.
Downed power lines close I-40 in northeastern Arizona
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say Interstate 40 is closed in both directions about 5 miles (8 kilometers) west of Holbrook in northeastern Arizona because of downed power lines.
The Arizona Department of Transportation said Thursday morning there was no estimate when the highway will ...
No. 9 Washington State looking to keep CFP hopes alive
Arizona (5-5, 4-3 Pac-12) at No. 9 Washington State (9-1, 6-1, No. 8 CFP), 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Washington State by 10.
Series record: Arizona leads 27-16.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Washington State looking to stay on track for its first Pac-12 North title and longshot bid ...
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 ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed at her explanations of complicated immigration issues and her inability to bring about massive changes at the U.S.-Mexico border.
With Nielsen’s ...
PHOENIX (AP) _ These Arizona lotteries were drawn Wednesday:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘The Pick’ game
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the Arizona Lottery’s “The Pick” game were:
(four, five, nine, nineteen, twenty-five, thirty-nine)
Arizona man convicted in first-degree murder of girlfriend
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal jury has convicted an Arizona man for the first-degree murder of his girlfriend, and of other violent crimes including using a machete to assault two Navajo Nation police officers who arrived to investigate the killing.
Cosme Lopez, spokesman for the U.S. ...
Arizona financial adviser gets 6 years for stealing
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a former financial adviser has been sentenced to six years imprisonment for stealing money from dormant bank accounts.
Prosecutors said Wednesday that 36-year-old Steven Watson of Gilbert, Arizona will also serve seven years of ...
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, ...
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials say an Arizona auto parts manufacturer will pay a $200,000 fine for selling pollution control bypass equipment.
They say Gilbert-based Vivid Distributing violated the Clean Air Act by allegedly installing, manufacturing and ...
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 ...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were:
07-42-49-62-69, Powerball: 23, Power Play: 5
(seven, forty-two, forty-nine, sixty-two, sixty-nine; Powerball: twenty-three; Power Play: five)
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the Arizona Lottery’s “Fantasy 5” game were:
(seven, eight, fourteen, thirty-two, thirty-eight)
Northern Arizona gets first win on road, tops Omaha 76-66
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Davon Bolton came off the bench to score 16 points to lead Northern Arizona to its first road victory of the season, beating Omaha 76-66 on Wednesday night.
The Lumberjacks opened the season beating Jacksonville at home, 97-82, then promptly embarked on a five-game road ...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The reconstructed, guard-oriented Arizona Wildcats cruised to another victory. Now the team heads for Maui where the competition gets a whole lot tougher.
Brandon Williams and Brandon Randolph scored 21 points apiece and the Wildcats tuned up for that trip with a 79-46 ...
Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after President Donald Trump ordered thousands of troops to the border.
Several hundred people ...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3’ game
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening’s drawing of the Arizona Lottery’s “Pick 3” game were:
(seven, eight, seven)
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 ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday that he won’t vote to confirm judicial nominees unless GOP leaders hold a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired.
Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware went to the ...
Cardinals sign 2 cornerbacks, guard Justin Pugh goes on IR
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed cornerbacks David Amerson and Leonard Johnson.
Wednesday’s move came a day after the team placed starting right guard Justin Pugh on injured reserve with a knee injury and released safety Eddie Pleasant.
Pugh was injured in ...
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 ...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano is the outlier in this year’s championship race. He was never in the mix for this year’s Cup title, not until he used his bumper to move reigning champion Martin Truex Jr. out of his way to ...
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Vector Launch Inc. is planning a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, its first launch at the Alaska facility.
The company based in Tucson, Arizona, informed the Federal Communications Commission of its plans, which aims to test its Vector-R ...
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 ...
US warns travelers of long waits at some border crossings
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office that oversees West Texas and New Mexico is warning travelers that wait times at ports of entry in the region could get longer.
Officials said Wednesday that specially trained officers from the El Paso and Tornillo ports in ...
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.
On this date in 1914, a feature story in ...
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 ...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A federal safety agency has proposed fining a company in connection with the death of an employee who was working in a Hall County cornfield.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing penalties of more than $11,600 for Rivera Agri Inc., a ...
State to stock prized fishery near Page with rainbow trout
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — A prized fishery below Glen Canyon Dam is getting more rainbow trout.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it will stock trout this week below the Lees Ferry boat ramp where anglers can walk in to the Colorado River. That hasn’t been done since 1998.
Arizona Game and Fish restores bighorns to historic habitats
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s Game and Fish Department says it is restoring about 60 bighorn sheep to two historic habitats in the state.
The department said Tuesday that dozens of the animals are being taken to traditional range areas, with wildlife workers drawing from robust populations of ...
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 ...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were:
34-46-57-65-69, Mega Ball: 11, Megaplier: 3
(thirty-four, forty-six, fifty-seven, sixty-five, sixty-nine; Mega Ball: eleven; Megaplier: three)
Trump warnings about migrant caravan fall off after election
WASHINGTON (AP) — Did someone say caravan?
One week after Election Day, President Donald Trump’s daily drumbeat of warnings about a caravan of “bad thugs” and potential terrorists intent on invading the U.S. from Mexico has largely fallen silent.
The migrant caravans are still ...
US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan
IXTLAN DEL RIO, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to “harden” the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico.
Customs and Border Protection announced it was closing four ...