Agency defends officers who used stun gun on handcuffed man

U.S. 02/12/19, 00:00

Officials at a police department in metro Phoenix defended its officers who were captured on body-camera video repeatedly shooting a handcuffed man with a stun gun during an encounter in a motel parking lot.A lawsuit stemming from the July 2017 ...

Update: Agency defends stun-gun use on handcuffed man

U.S. 02/11/19, 20:59

The Latest on a federal lawsuit filed over alleged excessive force by suburban Phoenix police (all times local): 7 p.m. Officials at a police department in metro Phoenix are defending officers who were captured on a body-camera video shooting a handcuffed man ...

Lawyer says client did nothing to warrant police stun gun

U.S. 02/11/19, 16:59

An Arizona man did nothing to provoke repeated shocks with a stun gun during a 2017 traffic stop, said an attorney representing the man an excessive force lawsuit.Marc Victor said Monday that Johnny Wheatcroft was compliant and it was "egregious" ...

Diamondbacks prepare for life without Goldschmidt

Baseball 02/08/19, 13:29

For the first time in years, the Arizona Diamondbacks begin spring training without Paul Goldschmidt as the quiet, powerful anchor of the team.A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin won't be there, either.Times are changing for the Diamondbacks, who have significant holes ...

NL Central teams at the start of spring training

Baseball 02/08/19, 12:49

A team-by-team look at the National League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:___Milwaukee BrewersManager: Craig Counsell (fifth season).2018: 96-67, first ...

Facility where incapacitated woman gave birth to shut down

U.S. 02/07/19, 19:36

A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is shutting down.Officials with Hacienda HealthCare announced Thursday that its board of directors determined it's not sustainable to keep operating its intermediate care facility ...

Desert attraction temporarily closes after 4 dolphin deaths

U.S. 02/07/19, 19:19

Dolphinaris Arizona opened in the metro Phoenix desert two years ago as marine parks elsewhere were scaling back exhibits amid criticism of the treatment of animals. Animal rights advocates took aim at Dolphinaris as well, saying that putting dolphins in pools ...

Suspect in killing of pregnant Lyft driver pleads not guilty

U.S. 02/07/19, 15:44

A transient has pleaded not guilty to killing a pregnant Lyft driver and her fetus in suburban Phoenix while stealing her SUV.Court officials say 20-year-old Fabian Durazo entered the pleas Thursday to two counts of first-degree murder, kidnapping, armed robbery ...

Cindy McCain walks back claim of stopping human trafficker

U.S. 02/07/19, 13:56

Cindy McCain is apologizing after inaccurately claiming that she stopped human trafficking at the Phoenix airport when she reported a toddler with a woman of a different ethnicity and "something didn't click."The widow of former U.S. Sen. John McCain told ...

Arizona may require license for care facilities after rape

Health 02/06/19, 18:13

Arizona may boost state oversight of long-term care facilities like the one in Phoenix where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth, reversing a decision more than 20 years ago to drop state regulation.Lawmakers are considering legislation that ...

Arizona facility temporarily closing after 4th dolphin death

Science 02/05/19, 21:31

After the death of a fourth dolphin, a Phoenix-area aquatic facility announced Tuesday that it will temporarily close for a reevaluation by an outside panel of experts.Officials with Dolphinaris Arizona said the voluntary closure will start Friday and there isn't ...

Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Johnson takes Saudi title

Golf 02/03/19, 18:21

Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes and overcame a bizarre triple bogey on the 11th hole at rainy TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday.Leading by five, Fowler took a 7 on the par-4 11th ...

Collins, Young lift Suns past Hawks, 118-112

Basketball 02/02/19, 23:52

John Collins matched his career high with 35 points and fell one shy of his career best with 16 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks handed the Phoenix Suns their 10th straight loss, 118-112 on Saturday night.Trae Young scored 17 of ...

Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open

Sports 02/02/19, 18:10

Rickie Fowler had eight birdies in a 7-under 64 on Saturday, taking a four-shot lead over Matt Kuchar into the final round of the Phoenix Open.Twice a runner-up at TPC Scottsdale, Fowler navigated a difficult two-putt on the par-4 18th ...

PGA Tour rescinds McCarthy’s penalty from new rule

Golf 02/02/19, 17:33

PGA Tour players and caddies have spent the first part of the season sorting out golf's new rules.The confusion continued at the Phoenix Open.Among the new rules, caddies are no longer allowed to stand behind players as they line up ...

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