Arizona

Tucson Police Department investigators and evidence technicians investigate the scene at a home where two people were arrested Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, after three girls told authorities that they have been imprisoned for possibly the past two years, in Tucson, Ariz. Tucson police said the girls are siblings — ages 12, 13 and 17 — and their mother and stepfather have been arrested in a case that's being investigated as alleged child abuse and imprisonment. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mike Christy)

2 held in alleged imprisonment of girls in home

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple arrested in the alleged imprisonment of three girls in a Tucson home have made initial court appearances. Tucson police said the girls are sisters — ages 12, 13 […]

11/27/2013

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through tainted needles. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office)

NH hospital technician faces sentencing next week

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Prosecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a “national public health crisis” and should spend 40 years in prison. Defense attorneys argue […]

11/27/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Nov. 21, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

George W. Bush joins GOP governors at lunch

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former President George W. Bush lunched with a group of Republican governors on Thursday, making a surprise visit at the invitation of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The former president joined […]

11/21/2013

Arizona football player dies after game injury

PHOENIX (AP) — A high school football player in Arizona died from an injury suffered in the fourth quarter of a blowout playoff game loss, serving as another tragic reminder of the dangers of head […]

11/12/2013

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Reminder: Time to fall back an hour

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s time to fall back. Most Americans will be able to get an extra hour of sleep this weekend thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. The change officially occurs […]

11/01/2013

New charges filed against LA County assessor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have filed six new charges in the bribery case involving the Los Angeles County assessor and two others. The district attorney’s office filed three counts each of embezzlement and grand […]

10/28/2013

Tourists hike along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with the North Rim in background, Arizona

Ariz., some other states reopen national parks

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal government plan to reopen national parks, which had been closed as a […]

10/12/2013

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Utah reopening national parks, others eye options

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks shuttered by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see again. […]

10/11/2013

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Feds defend plan to drop gray wolf protection

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – The director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is strongly defending its proposal to drop federal protection for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states ahead of […]

09/30/2013

Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Arizona, according to Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo, some of the men in this photograph were among the firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout. (AP Photo)

Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – An investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze has found improperly programmed radios, vague updates, and a 30 minute communication blackout just before the […]

09/28/2013

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