Officials say no charges expected in Boy Scout hiking death

U.S. 05/03/19, 14:18

No charges are expected after a 16-year-old Boy Scout died while on a troop hiking trip in the Arizona desert, authorities said Friday.Investigators looking into the death at Picacho Peak State Park last Saturday don't expect to file a criminal ...

Suns tap 76ers assistant Monty Williams as new coach

Basketball 05/03/19, 11:51

Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams will be the new coach of the Phoenix Suns, replacing Igor Kokoskov, who was fired last week after one disappointing season.The Suns announced Friday that they had come to terms with Williams, who will join ...

Arizona licenses center where incapacitated woman was raped

U.S. 05/01/19, 14:51

An embattled Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth has received an Arizona license to operate, the latest step in an effort to overhaul its image and operations by relinquishing oversight to the ...

Attorneys say FBI withheld evidence in Islamic State case

U.S. 04/30/19, 11:39

Attorneys for a man convicted of providing guns to two Islamic State followers killed as they tried to attack a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas claim authorities didn't reveal until three years after his trial ended that the FBI ...

Arizona utility spent big to sway election of its regulators

Business 04/26/19, 13:36

Facing what it saw as a threat to its monopoly from a surging rooftop solar industry, Arizona's largest utility secretly funneled millions of dollars to back favored candidates for the state commission regulating it.Arizona Public Service Co. recently acknowledged it ...

Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

U.S. 04/25/19, 13:41

Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species.Three members of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, ...

Woman who fell to her death at the Grand Canyon identified

U.S. 04/24/19, 20:12

Authorities have identified an Arizona woman who died after falling over the edge of the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park.Park officials say 69-year-old Cynthia Ackley fell about 200 feet (61 meters) Tuesday afternoon. She lived in the Phoenix ...

Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 season

Sports 04/23/19, 00:54

The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Igor Kokoskov after one season.The team announced Kokoskov's firing in a statement Monday night.A longtime NBA assistant, Kokoskov was the first European-born head coach in NBA history when Phoenix hired him to replace interim ...

Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

U.S. 04/18/19, 16:21

The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after the Arizona House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a cellphone use ban and sent it to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey for his expected ...

John MacLeod, longtime Phoenix Suns coach, dies at 81

Sports 04/15/19, 00:58

John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81.MacLeod's son, Matt, confirmed his father's death Sunday to The Associated Press. The elder MacLeod fought Alzheimer's disease for more ...

Traffic stops by metro Phoenix deputies plunge amid overhaul

U.S. 04/14/19, 10:16

Officers at the sheriff's office in metro Phoenix have made 52% fewer traffic stops in the years since a judge concluded they had racially profiled Latinos in then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio's immigration patrols. Arpaio's successor, Sheriff Paul Penzone, and others tell The ...

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