TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man and woman wanted in connection with a Maryland murder case in 2017 have been arrested at a homeless camp in southern Arizona, authorities said Thursday.
Pima County Sheriff’s officials said 46-year-old William Rice and 45-year-old Christina Harnish were taken into custody Wednesday and are awaiting extradition.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Nelly and Dallan Rawlings walked up to a podium in a crowded Gila County courtroom and asked a judge to let their parents stay home with them.
Nelly said her dad, Daniel Rawlings, is a hard-working man who wants the best for his family.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona judge who presides over attorney discipline matters has signed a formal reprimand of a lawyer and former state legislator for unprofessional conduct during his unsuccessful 2020 campaign for Yavapai County attorney.
Boston Bruins (24-13-3, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Arizona Coyotes (10-27-4, eighth in the Central)
Glendale, Arizona; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +240, Bruins -310
PHOENIX (AP) — A Democratic proposal to create a new tax credit for working low-income Arizonans that Republican Gov. Doug Ducey adopted as part of his budget proposal was approved by an Arizona Senate committee Wednesday.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The FBI reportedly is investigating the assault of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in southern Arizona.
Tucson TV station KOLD said the assault occurred Wednesday near Naco, which is along Arizona’s border with Mexico.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaina Pellington scored 12 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sam Thomas added 19 points to lead No. 8 Arizona to a 74-63 victory over UCLA on Wednesday.
Arizona (15-2, 5-2 Pac-12) has won four of its last five games and ended the Bruins’ four-game win streak.
CHICAGO (AP) — Caroline Ducharme drove inside for a tiebreaking layup with 1.5 seconds left, and No. 10 UConn topped Aneesah Morrow and DePaul 80-78 on Wednesday night in a wild matchup between the top teams in the Big East.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have drastically boosted the use of renewable energy for the second time in a year, drawing sharp reaction from clean energy advocates who said the decision leaves the state far behind what is needed to address climate change.
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Corrections Director Charles Ryan had already consumed a half bottle of tequila by the time officers responded to a call nearly three weeks ago at his Tempe home that he had shot himself, according to police reports released Wednesday that offer a new theory on how the former prisons boss was injured.
PHOENIX (AP) — As some expressed cautious optimism that Arizona's surge of COVID-19 will soon peak, public health experts, overworked health care workers and former Arizona State University students reflected Wednesday on the anniversary of the state's first coronavirus case.
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A hiker camping on a peak in the Superstition Mountains east of metro Phoenix was found dead after apparently slipping while taking a photo and falling hundreds of feet, authorities said Wednesday.
Sunday, Jan. 30
On this date in 1897, a woman’s suffrage bill was introduced in the Territorial Legislature and referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining.
On this date in 1947, Joaquin Lopez became the first Papago Indian to be ordained a minister in the Protestant church.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It's a moment Brandon Bajema relishes each year — receiving the email notification that Chicago Cubs tickets for spring training games in Arizona are about to go on sale.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big time came calling and seventh-ranked UCLA answered.
A higher-ranked rival. A nationally televised game. First place in the Pac-12 on the line.
“This group of guys, we love these type of games, we love these big games and big matchups," said Johnny Juzang, the star of UCLA's run to the Final Four last season.
Things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Arizona State at No. 3 Arizona, Saturday. The Wildcats (16-1, 6-0 Pac-12) lost 75-59 to No. 7 UCLA on Tuesday night, but have one of the nation's best offenses — leading in assists per game (21.3) and second in scoring (88.7 points).
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins fell behind on three separate occasions against the Arizona Coyotes, but each time they had a quick answer.
The biggest response came in the third period, when Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang led a four-goal barrage to give the red-hot Penguins a 6-3 win over the Coyotes on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) —
A woman who spent seven months in a Phoenix hospital being treated for COVID-19 is urging people to get vaccinated.
Finally back in her Glendale home, 55-year-old Claudia Patterson told KNXV-TV this week that she wonders if her ordeal would have been less severe had she been vaccinated.
Phoenix (AP) — Arizona is loosening statewide education rules to help alleviate a pandemic-aggravated shortage of substitute teachers.
The state Board of Education on Monday removed the 120-day limit on work by certified substitute teachers and instead will allow them to teach as long as necessary until a regular teacher is hired.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Peterson scored 16 points and No. 15 Southern California shook off a slow start to defeat Arizona State 78-56 on Monday night.
About 10 minutes after the game ended, the Galen Center was evacuated after USC's Department of Public Safety received a bomb threat.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick as an offensive analyst and adviser to coach Herm Edwards.
“I have known Brian since the 1980s and he is a person whom I completely trust,” Edwards said in a statement on Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Lawmakers considering election bills heard Monday from a leading Republican candidate for Arizona governor and a number of people who worked on the Senate GOP's partisan 2020 ballot review who urged the Legislature to adopt a series of bills changing the way elections are conducted.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate at the Arizona state prison in Tucson has died and it appears to be a suicide, authorities said Monday.
Officials with the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Re-entry said 39-year-old Michael Walton died Sunday “from an apparent act of self-harm by hanging.”
War Eagle is flying high over men's college basketball for the first time in history.
A barely ranked afterthought to begin the season, Auburn climbed past Gonzaga to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 poll released Monday.
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy suspected of building pipe bombs in his Douglas home will serve at least 18 months in a juvenile detention facility.
The Sierra Vista Herald reported Monday that the teen pleaded guilty to one count each of promoting terrorism and possession of a prohibited weapon.
Arizona Coyotes (10-26-4, eighth in the Central) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (26-10-5, second in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh hosts Arizona trying to continue its seven-game home winning streak.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley was fined $20,000 and suspended for Monday's game against Southern California for a confrontation with the officiating crew following a game this weekend against Stanford.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Christian Koloko had 19 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks to lead No. 3 Arizona past California 96-71 on Sunday afternoon.
Bennedict Mathurin added 14 points and eight rebounds for Arizona (16-1, 6-0 Pac-12), while Oumar Ballo scored 14 and Kerr Krissa had 13 with four 3-pointers.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona opened the game backing off instead crowding, hands down on shooters, not up. Flat footed and flailing is not how the Wildcats typically play defense and their coach let them know about it during an early timeout.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Twenty quilts stitched together with clothes abandoned on Arizona’s migrant trails will soon be displayed together for the first time at the Arizona History Museum in Tucson.
The 13-month exhibition, called “Los Desconocidos: The Migrant Quilt Project,” opened recently at the museum west of the University of Arizona campus.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation officials have distributed masks and hand sanitizers in the community of Shiprock, New Mexico to help keep local residents safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in a deadly crash involving a pedestrian near the University of Arizona campus, according to Tucson police.
They said officers responded to the report of a crash at an intersection close to the campus around 1:45 a.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider had a hat trick to set his career high with 29 goals, tying for the NHL lead, and the New York Rangers scored six unanswered to beat the Arizona Coyotes 7-3 on Saturday night for their eighth win in 11 games.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Michael O'Connell and Brandon Angel scored 16 points apiece and Stanford gave up a 15-point second-half lead before rallying to beat Arizona State 79-76 on Saturday night.
Harrison Ingraham had 13 points and 10 rebounds and James Keefe scored 10 points for Stanford (11-6, 4-3 Pac-12).
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is growing increasingly isolated from some of her party’s most influential officials and donors after playing a key role in scuttling voting rights legislation that many consider essential to preserving democracy.
Arizona Coyotes (10-25-4, eighth in the Central) vs. New York Rangers (26-11-4, second in the Metropolitan)
New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -287, Coyotes +231; over/under is 5.5
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Haley Jones scored eight of her season-high 26 points as part of a big run coming out of halftime, and No. 2 Stanford rolled past California 97-74 on Friday night.
Fran Belibi added a season-high 20 points and six rebounds to help the Cardinal (14-3, 5-0 Pac-12) to their seventh straight win over the Golden Bears.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sam Thomas scored a season-high 25 points and tied a career best with six three-pointers, and No. 10 Arizona held high-scoring Utah to its fewest points of the season in a 76-64 victory Friday night for its fifth straight win in the series.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ilya Sorokin stopped 17 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, Brock Nelson scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 Friday night.
Scott Mayfield had a goal and an assist, and Austin Czarnik also scored to help the Islanders get their third straight win and seventh in their last nine (7-1-1).
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Taya Hanson scored 17 points and short-handed Arizona State overcame 29 turnovers to beat No. 22 Colorado 57-52 in overtime on Friday night for its 14th straight victory in the series.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey sued the Biden administration on Friday over its demand that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don't have mask requirements or that close due to COVID-19 outbreaks.
PHOENIX (AP) — A state appeals court says legislative privilege does not broadly protect the Arizona Senate from having to release hundreds of public records related to the review of the 2020 election.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced until Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge gave a nine-year prison sentence Friday to a man for convictions for helping move a dead body in the 2014 death of an Arizona man who was bound, gagged and struck with an ax in a killing involving people affiliated with a white supremacist prison gang.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams will not have left tackle Andrew Whitworth or safety Taylor Rapp available when they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A witness to the killing of a 37-year-old Phoenix woman led investigators to the western Arizona desert site where the victim was killed and her remains dumped, police said Friday.
Irene Luevano's body was found Thursday along Interstate 10 in La Paz County, police said.