PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing five vehicles, a trailer and a forklift in Arizona and Arkansas, according to authorities.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said 37-year-old Brandon A.
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers lost his bid for a state Senate seat after refusing then-President Donald Trump’s pleas to help overturn the 2020 election results and testifying before Congress about the efforts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man is in custody in an Arizona jail after being sought in Las Vegas, where video showed an apparent attempt to shoot a fleeing man during a botched robbery outside a suburban home.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa couple has been accused of child abuse after their three children were found to be living in a filthy home without food or running water, according to authorities.
Mesa police said Brandon Edwards and Katrina Johnson were taken into custody Monday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Thunderstorms packing wind gusts of up to 80 mph knocked down some power lines in the Mesa area and destroyed a mobile home, sending a woman to a hospital by ambulance.
Maryjane Garcia Stanley told Phoenix radio station KTAR that her 61-year-old mother was trapped under debris after the monsoon hit Sunday night, with her legs pinned under a stove.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Virgin Galactic announced Thursday that it has selected the Phoenix suburb of Mesa as the site where it will assemble its next class of rocket ships.
Officials with the aerospace and space travel company said they have signed a long-term lease for a new final assembly manufacturing facility adjacent to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A woman was shot by an officer in a Phoenix suburb outside police headquarters after ramming her car into his patrol vehicle.
Mesa police said Friday that the 39-year-old woman was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two men were killed and two other people injured after a shooting outside a Mesa bar early Sunday, authorities said.
Mesa police said one of the injured was a security guard, but is expected to recover and the other person also had non-life threatening injuries.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the U.S.
PHOENIX (AP) _ Mesa Air Group Inc. (MESA) on Monday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $42.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Phoenix-based company said it had a loss of $1.19.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A a suspect has been arrested in connection with two cold cases that occurred more than three decades ago in the same Mesa apartment complex, police said Tuesday.
They said 58-year-old Thomas Davis Cox is being held on a $1 million cash bond after being indicted on 16 counts in the cases including suspicion of first-degree murder, sexual assault, burglary and kidnapping.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman arrested in connection with the death of a North Dakota man in 2021 has been sentenced to three years of probation and has agreed to testify at the trial of the defendant who's facing facing a murder charge.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Andrew Vaughn feared the worst when he got hurt making a diving catch for the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Same for his team, which is looking for the slugger to play a key role this year.
Sunday, April 3
On this date in 1904, a leaking gas main exploded in a Prescott saloon and gambling house, injuring four people.
On this date in 1919, Maricopa County, not including the city of Phoenix, stood alone in the rejection of Daylight Saving Time.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — David Robertson smiled as he joked around with Michael Hermosillo during a live batting practice session on an unseasonably cool day in Arizona.
If the Cubs veteran reliever was at all worried about ramping up in time for opening day, it was hard to tell.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Correa hit his first spring homer with the Twins, providing a preview of what he could provide Minnesota's lineup this season.
The 27-year-old turned on a 1-0 pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, launching a no-doubt solo drive that landed well beyond the left field wall.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — For the first time since he became a big leaguer, Patrick Wisdom isn't facing any questions about making the team. Nothing like that at all.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — They call him “Big Boy” in the Oakland A’s clubhouse, a nod to the bulging biceps, triceps and pectoral muscles that launched 124 home runs in the Korean Baseball Organization and 72 more for the Milwaukee Brewers.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Following a lockout-induced abbreviated spring training, many players won’t feel ready for opening day on April 7.
With his one-year contract re-signing completed Saturday, Oakland Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie is even farther behind.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jed Lowrie is staying with the Oakland Athletics to extend the infielder's third stint with the club, reaching agreement on a one-year contract.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays acquired outfielder Harold Ramírez in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
Ramirez batted .268 with seven homers and 41 RBIs in 99 games with Cleveland last season.
CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Mesa police fatally shot a man who had been driving a stolen motorcycle after he reached for a weapon, Chandler police said Wednesday.
The shooting occurred Tuesday night after Mesa police unsuccessfully tried to stop the motorcycle and a police helicopter followed it to a Chandler trailer park, a police statement said.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa man is facing second-degree murder charges after a high speed crash left an elderly couple dead, authorities said Wednesday.
Mesa police said 21-year-old Gezane Izreal Cabanillas-Lape allegedly was driving 101 mph in a 45 mph zone at the time of Tuesday evening’s collision with a mini-van on a city street.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — As if on cue, Christian Pache stopped at Ramón Laureano’s locker and chatted up the center fielder prior to the Athletics’ exhibition opener this week.
A few minutes earlier, Laureano was describing his burgeoning relationship with Pache, a top prospect who was part of the youth-laden package Atlanta traded this week to Oakland for star first baseman Matt Olson.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with Drew Smyly, adding another experienced pitcher to their staff.
Smyly's deal includes a mutual 2023 option. The 32-year-old Smyly went 11-4 with a 4.48 ERA in 29 games, 23 starts, for the World Series champion Braves last year.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki is joining the new-look Chicago Cubs, finalizing an $85 million, five-year deal on Friday.
Suzuki gets a $5 million signing bonus and salaries of $7 million this season, $17 million in 2023, $20 million in 2024 and $18 million each in 2025 and 2026.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It was a day of firsts for the revamped Oakland A’s, under first-year manager Mark Kotsay. Although the defensive highlight was something familiar: a powerful throw from the warning track by suspended center fielder Ramón Laureano to veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus, whose relay to catcher Sean Murphy cut down the Angels’ Jake Gatewood at the plate.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It may look a little weird for a few days, but Freddie Freeman officially put on Dodger blue and Kris Bryant donned the purple and black of the Colorado Rockies.
A few miles away in Mesa, Japanese star outfielder Seiya Suzuki also was in camp Friday, ready to bolster the Chicago Cubs.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Hendricks hopes to return to the form that made him one of the Chicago Cubs’ most reliable pitchers in recent years.
The team is counting on the veteran right-hander to do just that.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — All fans need to know about Shea Langeliers’ powerful arm is that he gains more satisfaction from throwing out baserunners than hitting long balls.
With an elite pop time regularly below 1.90 seconds, Langeliers is among four touted prospects obtained by the Oakland Athletics from the Atlanta Braves this week in exchange for All-Star first baseman Matt Olson.
PHOENIX (AP) — Proponents of extending an existing half-cent sales tax that funds Maricopa County transportation projects are closer to seeing it on the county ballot in November after the state Senate approved the measure on Wednesday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs finalized a $4 million, one-year contract with slick-fielding shortstop Andrelton Simmons on Tuesday.
A native of Curacao selected by Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 2010 amateur draft, Simmons had his best season in 2017 when he hit .278 with 14 home runs, 69 RBIs, 38 doubles and 19 stolen bases.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — While David Ross works with the Chicago Cubs during spring training, Jed Hoyer is looking to add more players to the mix for his manager.
Hoyer and new general manager Carter Hawkins are still working the phones as the team begins spring training.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Brent Honeywell Jr. made his anticipated big league debut with Tampa Bay last season, reaching the majors after years of injuries and rehab work.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have signed Jesse Chavez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to big league camp, adding the veteran reliever after he had a strong year with the champion Atlanta Braves.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and the team agreed Friday to a contract extension through the 2024 season that includes a club option for 2025.
In the two years since he was hired to replace Joe Maddon, Ross is 105-117 with one playoff appearance.
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to provide $12.8 million in emergency funding to help parts of Arizona recover from three major wildfires in recent years, two members of the state's congressional delegation announced.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Employees at a Starbucks in suburban Phoenix voted Friday to form a union, becoming the first store outside New York to organize.
Several workers from a Mesa Starbucks store cheered and hugged at a local union hall after the results came in.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in the a fatal hit-and-run collision in Tempe last weekend, according to police.
They said Hector Duarte, 19, was taken into custody Tuesday in Mesa on suspicion of fleeing a fatal collision and tampering with evidence.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa police officer fatally shot a person who had been seen wielding a handgun during an altercation with another person and then firing it in the direction of at least one business early Thursday morning, police said.
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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Mesa police say a man is dead following an encounter with at least one police officer early Tuesday.
A brief police statement said the incident involved a shooting and that at least one officer was involved, but the statement did not specify whether the man died from being shot or who did the shooting.