Workers seen dragging immigrant kids won’t be charged

U.S. 03/29/19, 19:21

Workers won't face charges after they were seen on video dragging and shoving immigrant children at a privately run shelter in Arizona, authorities said Friday.Prosecutors in Maricopa County said there's no reasonable likelihood of proving the workers committed a crime at the now-shuttered Southwest Key facility near Phoenix.Prosecutors said none ...

Arizona canyon reopens day after man dies in fall from edge

U.S. 03/29/19, 17:56

A popular tourist destination on the western end of the Grand Canyon has reopened a day after a fatal fall. Eagle Point and the Grand Canyon Skywalk had closed Thursday after a Chinese man in his 50s slipped and fell while taking photographs. His body was recovered from 1,000 (305 meters) ...

Man falls, dies photographing Grand Canyon

U.S. 03/29/19, 17:31

A man fell and died at the Grand Canyon while trying to take pictures on March 28. He was standing near the edge of the canyon when he stumbled and fell over the edge of the rim, officials told the Associated Press. The Hong Kong man in his 50s was visiting ...

Takata air bags claim another life after Arizona crash

Business 03/29/19, 16:31

Another driver has been killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, bringing the worldwide death toll to at least 24.The latest death occurred three days after a crash on June 8, 2018 in the Phoenix suburb of Buckeye, Arizona, according to a statement released Friday by Honda, which made ...

Border Patrol orders quick releases of families

Texas 03/29/19, 09:57

The number of migrant families and children entering the U.S. from Mexico is so high that Border Patrol is immediately releasing them instead of transferring them to the agency responsible for their release, forcing local governments to help coordinate their housing, meals and travel. "We need to work toward a clean ...

Pearl Harbor memorial to remain closed through the summer

U.S. 03/28/19, 23:15

Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor are expected to keep the dock closed through the summer.The National Park Service has awarded a $2.1 million contract for repairs that are expected to be completed in time for the next Dec. 7, 1941, remembrance service, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser ...

Power surge! Dodgers hit 8 homers in 12-5 win over Arizona

Sports 03/28/19, 18:17

Joc Pederson and Enrique Hernandez each hit two of the Los Angeles Dodgers' eight home runs, which set a major league record for opening day and tied the franchise record for any game, during a 12-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.Hernandez, Austin Barnes and Corey Seager all homered ...

Mississippi St coach expects another grueling game vs ASU

Basketball 03/28/19, 18:05

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer remembers the team's last meeting with Arizona State as grueling. He expects much the same when the top-seeded Bulldogs face the No. 5 Sun Devils on Friday night in the Sweet 16.The teams played last season at the Cancun Challenge, with Mississippi State downing Arizona ...

Arizona lawmaker resigns amid probe of 1983 sex charges

U.S. 03/27/19, 20:42

Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m. deadline to hand over documents demanded by the House Ethics Committee. Earlier in the day he made an ...

Update: Irrigation district opposes draft drought bill

Enviroment 03/27/19, 17:06

The Latest on a Colorado River drought plan (all times local):3 p.m.A California irrigation district that has the largest entitlement to Colorado River water says it doesn't support proposed federal legislation to implement a multi-state drought plan.FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, what was once a marina ...

Arizona Sen. McSally promises swift action on drought plan

U.S. 03/27/19, 16:23

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally vowed Wednesday to take quick action on a plan to preserve a drought-stricken Colorado River, which serves about 40 million people in the U.S. West and Mexico.Seven states are looking to Congress to pass legislation to implement drought contingency plans that would mean voluntary cuts to ...

Ends of eras: Dodgers, D-backs open year sans Kershaw, Goldy

Sports 03/27/19, 15:57

The Dodger Stadium mound just won't look right on opening day without Clayton Kershaw standing on it.First base will also look pretty weird for the Arizona Diamondbacks without Paul Goldschmidt on the bag.For the first time since 2010, Kershaw won't be the Dodgers' opening day starter when they face the ...

Abuse case shows few rules protect kids in online videos

Baseball 03/27/19, 14:27

A trip to the grocery store. A little league baseball game. A cute baby swinging from a tree. Millions of people have watched strangers do these everyday activities online.Family video blogs are a multimillion-dollar industry that has allowed some parents to quit their jobs and be with their children full ...

Cousins, Kuemper lead Coyotes to 1-0 win over Blackhawks

Hockey 03/26/19, 23:51

Nick Cousins scored a power-play goal early in the third period and the Arizona Coyotes boosted their playoff chances Tuesday night, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.Darcy Kuemper made his 18th consecutive start and stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the ...

With new deal, Eloy Jimenez makes White Sox opening roster

Baseball 03/26/19, 19:17

The White Sox confirmed Tuesday what a $43 million contract seemed to signal: Eloy Jimenez will begin the season in the major leagues.Chicago's prize prospect will make his big league debut on opening day at Kansas City on Thursday. Signed as a teenager by the crosstown Cubs out of the ...

D-backs outfielder Souza out for season with knee injury

Baseball 03/26/19, 18:49

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. will require season-ending knee surgery to repair multiple tears in his left knee after being injured Monday night.Souza slipped on home plate and his left leg jammed into the ground during an exhibition against the Chicago White Sox. The Diamondbacks said Tuesday he has ...

Orioles’ Cobb to miss opener, goes on injured list

Baseball 03/26/19, 04:36

With opening day just around the corner, the list of notable players who are going to be absent keeps growing.World Series MVP Steve Pearce will start the season on the injured list for the Boston Red Sox, and Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Steven Souza Jr. went down with a knee injury ...

Diamondbacks RF Steven Souza Jr. injures left knee

Sports 03/26/19, 01:05

Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Steven Souza Jr. injured his left knee when he slipped on home plate while scoring a run during an exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox.Souza's plastic cleats skidded across the plate as he scored from second base in the fourth inning Monday night, and he ...

Defense secretary OK’s $1 billion for border fencing help

Texas 03/25/19, 22:23

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has authorized the Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and building 57 miles of 18-foot-high fencing in Yuma, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas, along the U.S. border with Mexico. The Pentagon says it will divert up to $1 billion to support the Department of Homeland ...

Greg Holland to close for Diamondbacks

Baseball 03/25/19, 21:01

Greg Holland is back in a familiar role as the Arizona Diamondbacks' closer."I'm comfortable in the ninth inning, so I'm glad I get the opportunity to do it again," said Holland, who won the job Sunday over Archie Bradley and Yoshihisa Hirano."That being said, you've got to worry about today. ...

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