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4 months 2 weeks ago

No. 4 Arizona runs away from Colorado 63-43

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nick Johnson scored 16 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 12 and Arizona ran away from tired Colorado in a dominating second half to rout the Buffaloes 63-43 in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals Friday night Unlike its last win over Colorado, Arizona (30-3) started slow, allowing the Buffaloes...

9 months 3 days ago

Richardson cousins square off Saturday

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Their first face-off was a dud, so the Richardson cousins are both counting on more memorable performances Saturday when the Arizona Wildcats visit the Colorado Buffaloes. The only other time they met up in a college football game was two years ago when both were banged...

11 months 4 weeks ago

USA Basketball headed for Tempe

COLORADO SPRINGS - The national governing body of Olympic basketball in the US is moving out of town. USA Basketball announced Wednesday that they will be moving their headquarters to Tempe, Arizona in a new facility being built as part of a $350 million dollar development on the Arizona State...

11 months 4 weeks ago

USA Basketball leaving for Arizona

COLORADO SPRINGS - USA Basketball is leaving Colorado Springs for a new headquarters and training facility tied to a $350 million development deal in Tempe, Arizona. The organization's board of directors approved the relocation during a meeting last Thursday. The new facility, named USA Place, LLC, will be located...

1 year 1 week ago

Ariz bombing suspect faces attempted murder counts

PHOENIX (AP) - An Iraqi man charged with detonating a homemade explosive device outside a Social Security Administration building in Arizona has been indicted on 14 counts of attempted murder. Authorities say Abdullatif Ali Aldosary researched bomb-making materials and gathered chemicals before detonating the explosive outside the office in Casa...

1 year 4 months ago

House panel OKs bill allowing pot destruction

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona House panel has approved a bill allowing police to destroy medical marijuana seized during a criminal investigation. Thursday's 5-3 House judiciary committee vote came after a former U.S. attorney for Arizona testified against the changes to the voter-approved medical marijuana law. Mel McDonald is also...

1 year 7 months ago

Arizona judge upholds medical marijuana law

PHOENIX (AP) - A judge has ruled that Arizona's medical marijuana law is constitutional and that federal drug laws don't stand in the way of public officials implementing the state law. Judge Michael Gordon of Maricopa County Superior Court says Arizona is among an "ever-growing minority of states" legalizing use...

1 year 8 months ago

King Soopers, City Market recalling ice cream

DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people...

1 year 10 months ago

Colorado murder suspect arrested in Arizona

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted in connection with a homicide in Colorado has been arrested in southern Arizona. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say 35-year-old Consuelo Zavala was selected for additional questioning Tuesday when he attempted to enter Arizona through a pedestrian lane at...

2 years 1 week ago

Feds expanding state access to immigration data

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Federal officials are expanding access to an immigration database so that several states can use it to cleanse voter rolls. The Homeland Security Department first notified Florida officials last week that they could check to see if registered voters are actually noncitizens who should not be...

2 years 2 months ago

Several Arizona wildfires keeping crews busy

PAYSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say one of several Arizona wildfires has prompted a call for mandatory evacuations in the historic mining community of Crown King. State Forest Division spokesman Cliff Pearlberg says the Gladiator Fire has damaged two buildings and is burning on about 300 acres in the Bradshaw...

2 years 3 months ago

Mexican president discusses immigration in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he respects U.S. laws designed to control illegal immigration, but he's against statutes like Arizona's controversial law that he believes unfairly go after immigrants. Calderon spoke Wednesday evening to more than 200 Mexican immigrants at a community center in Houston. The speech...

2 years 3 months ago

Police search for missing 6-year-old Arizona girl

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The overnight disappearance of a 6-year-old Arizona girl has triggered a massive search by scores of police, FBI agents and a large contingent of deputy U.S. Marshals as officials investigate the possibility that she was kidnapped or just wandered off. A Tucson police spokeswoman says first-grader...

2 years 3 months ago

7 injured in military helicopter mishap in AZ

EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) - A military spokeswoman says seven people are hospitalized with minor injuries after a British Chinook helicopter suffered a "mishap" during a landing exercise in the Arizona desert. Michelle Dee, a spokeswoman for Naval Air Facility El Centro in California, says the seven have non-life-threatening injuries....

2 years 4 months ago

Losing an hour, gaining daylight

WASHINGTON (AP) - As if you weren't already sleep deprived, you'll get an hour less shuteye Saturday night no matter what time you turn out the lights. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time, that harbinger of spring, arrives with the promise of longer, light-filled days well into...

2 years 4 months ago

Obama's birth certificate questions surface again

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona lawman who calls himself America's toughest sheriff is taking aim at President Obama's birth certificate issue. The controversy over the certificate has been widely debunked, but it remains alive in the eyes of some conservatives. On Thursday, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he'll unveil...

2 years 6 months ago

AZ pushing forward with medical marijuana

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's top health official says the state is not appealing a court ruling on medical marijuana and that licensed dispensaries could be established as soon as this summer. Health Services Director Will Humble says the state is going to revise its dispensary rules to delete provisions struck...

2 years 7 months ago

Romney says Attorney General Holder should quit

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is calling on President Barack Obama's attorney general to resign because of the flawed law enforcement initiative aimed at dismantling major arms trafficking networks on the Southwest border. Romney tells reporters after a rally in New Hampshire that Eric Holder...

2 years 7 months ago

States suing over health care law collect funding

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials are awarding more money to help states carry out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The surprise? The list includes seven states suing to overturn the landmark law. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday that 13 states will split grants totaling...

2 years 10 months ago

Western farmers meet with Interior secretary

DENVER (AP) - The director of renewable energy for the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says transmission lines could be an economic development tool for farmers and ranchers. Bill Midcap likens transmission lines to railroads or interstate highways. He and others met on Wednesday with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar,...

3 years 1 week ago

Students are remembering Mr. Christopher

Rob Christopher inspired students at Air Academy High School for years, but now they're mourning his death. Christopher was hit by a lightning bolt as it struck a nearby tree while camping with his family in Arizona last Tuesday. District 20 confirmed that Christopher had passed away. "He's...

3 years 1 week ago

Colo. woman accused of groping TSA agent in Ariz.

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony count of sexual abuse. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday at...

3 years 1 month ago

365-square-mile blaze still uncontained

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) - The commander of the team battling a big wildfire in the mountains of eastern Arizona says firefighters have a tough three of four days ahead of them. The weather settled down overnight, but forecasts call for winds to pick up again. The 365-square-mile blaze has been...

3 years 2 months ago

Supreme Court upholds Arizona immigration law

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has sustained Arizona's law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters. By a 5-3 vote, the court said Wednesday that federal immigration law gives states the authority to...

3 years 3 months ago

No-Kill cat shelter needs help

A no -kill cat shelter in the Springs recently received a dozen cats that need extensive medical care. They are pure bred cats. They came to the LookWhatTheCatBroughtIn.org shelter from Arizona after being seized from a hording situation, "The cats that we received have had terrible dental health and...

3 years 3 months ago

NTSB: Southwest jet had pre-existing fatigue

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Federal investigators say the entire length of a 5-foot-long tear in the skin of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 shows evidence of pre-existing fatigue cracking. National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said Sunday that the rip in the jet that made an emergency landing...

3 years 4 months ago

UConn earns Final Four bid, edges Arizona 65-63

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kemba Walker scored 20 points, freshman Jeremy Lamb added 19 and Connecticut earned its second Final Four berth in three years, beating Arizona 65-63 Saturday to win the West regional. Derrick Williams and Jamelle Horne missed 3-pointers in the final seconds for Arizona, allowing the third-seeded...

3 years 4 months ago

Meat Recall

TRACY, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California food supplier is recalling 64,000 pounds of chicken and pork products because some broccoli in the products was found to be contaminated with listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that Taylor Farms Pacific of Tracy is recalling several premade dishes after...

3 years 6 months ago

Giffords has surgery on eye socket

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Doctors have successfully performed surgery on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' eye socket to remove bone fragments as the wounded congresswoman showed more signs of improvement. There were no complications from the surgery, and Giffords is improving so much that she was able to give her husband...

3 years 6 months ago

Inside Giffords hospital room

The office of Gabrielle Giffords released touching photos Tuesday night from inside her hospital room in Tucson, Arizona. They show the Congresswoman holding hands with her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, at University Medical Center. Giffords has been at the hospital since Saturday, recovering from a gunshot wound to...

3 years 8 months ago

Time to Fall Back

Today is the day! As of 2:00AM Sunday we were to set our clocks back one hour and gain another restful hour of sleep as we ease back into Mountain Standard Time and end Daylight Saving Time. This is also the time of year that the fire department...

3 years 9 months ago

Arizona tornadoes derail train, smash homes

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes touched down in northern Arizona, west of Flagstaff. The first hit Bellemont around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and the second touched down east of the small community a short time later. The tornadoes smashed windows and ripped siding off homes. A parked freight...

3 years 10 months ago

Nogales mayor arrested

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona attorney general says Nogales Mayor Octavio Garcia Von Borstel has been arrested on multiple charges including bribery, theft, fraud and money laundering. The 29-year-old mayor was arrested Tuesday morning at his office at the Nogales City Hall. Search warrants were executed at his home,...

3 years 10 months ago

Tom Tancredo gets fundraising help

A TV bounty hunter and an outspoken Arizona sheriff headlined a Denver fundraiser for third-party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo. Duane "Dog" Chapman, star of the A&E reality TV show "Dog The Bounty Hunter," and Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio helped raise money for Tancredo on Sunday. Tancredo...

3 years 10 months ago

Four Corners gets new visitor plaza

The monument that marks the spot where Colorado, Arizona, News Mexico and Utah meet has been spruced-up. It has a new plaza and interpretive panels for visitors. A dedication of the new plaza is scheduled for Friday. Randy Bloom of the National Society of Professional Surveyors will speak about...

3 years 11 months ago

Arizona fugitives appear in court

ST. JOHNS, Ariz. (AP) - Two Arizona fugitives who were captured after a three-week manhunt appeared in court Friday, where their bond was set at $1 million each. John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch, his cousin and fiancee, were two of the most wanted fugitives in America before their capture Thursday...

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