Arizona

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

Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate in the Chase Field pool after the Dodgers clinched the NL West title with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Dodgers make big splash in Arizona celebration

PHOENIX (AP) — How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in “our” swimming pool? That was the general sentiment of indignation after Adrian Gonzalez and 20 or so other Dodgers left the champagne-soaked visitors’ clubhouse […]

09/20/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, (5) greets Matt Kemp (27) after Uribe hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 
2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dodgers rout Arizona, on brink of NL West title

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on […]

09/17/2013

Dodgers

Goldschmidt’s homer lifts D-backs over Dodgers

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Trevor Cahill and three relievers made it stand up in Arizona’s 2-1 win over Los Angeles on Monday night. Goldschmidt […]

09/17/2013

Dodgers lose to Diamondbacks 4-1 in series finale

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers are closing in on clinching the NL West title just as the rival San Francisco Giants are coming to town. The Dodgers lost 4-1 to Arizona on […]

09/12/2013

Investigators at the scene of a boulder slide where a Phoenix man was seriously injured while trying to move another boulder. (AP Photo/Coconino County Sheriff’s Office)

30-ton boulder slides onto road and lands on man

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man was seriously hurt when a car-size boulder slid onto a mountain road and landed on him while he and his co-workers were trying to move another massive rock […]

09/11/2013

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