Phoenix Arizona

In this photo provided by The Catholic Sun, date not known, the Rev. Kenneth Walker, left, and the Rev. Joseph Terra perform a Mass in Phoenix. Walker was killed and Terra was critically injured during a robbery attempt at Mother of Mercy Mission church on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Catholic Sun)

Arrest made in priest attacks at Phoenix church

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police on Monday said they had made an arrest in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and the beating of a second priest at a church in the city’s downtown. […]

06/16/2014

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

Arizona commission OKs fine in firefighter deaths

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters after an investigative agency found that officials put protection of property […]

12/04/2013

Nearly 200 skydivers, from all over the world, perform a group jump, a day after two skydivers were killed after colliding in midair during a jump from Skydive Arizona, at Eloy Municipal Airport, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Eloy, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Skydivers return to Arizona site where 2 died

ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Skydivers from around the world returned to the air Wednesday at a popular Arizona skydiving location that was the site of a deadly mishap involving two parachutists a day earlier. Two […]

12/04/2013

2 skydivers dead after colliding during Ariz. jump

ELOY, Ariz. (AP) — Two skydivers were killed Tuesday after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground, authorities said. Witnesses told investigators that both […]

12/03/2013

Crew boots unruly actor off flight in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — US Airways denies crew members used racial slurs against actor Brandon T. Jackson, who was kicked off a flight at a Phoenix layover because of unruly behavior. Jackson, best known for his […]

11/06/2013

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Santa Ana’s new city manager to earn over $300K

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana’s new city manager is going to be one of the highest paid city employees California, earning more than $550,000 in salary and benefits in the first year. The […]

08/06/2013

In this May 21, 2013 file photo, Jodi Arias points to her family as a reason for the jury to give her a life in prison sentence instead of the death penalty, during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, Pool, File)

Judge ponders September trial date for Arias

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Jodi Arias’ murder case says she expects to set a new trial date for late September. During a hearing Tuesday in Phoenix, Judge Sherry Stephens gave attorneys additional time […]

07/16/2013

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Weekend heat wave to bake western US

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high pressure system hanging over the West this weekend is bringing temperatures extreme even for a region used to baking during the summer. Temperatures are forecast to approach or […]

06/27/2013

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Law firm: Phoenix lawyer dies from shooting wounds

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix lawyer who was wounded in an office shooting earlier this week has died. The 43-year-old Mark Hummels had been on life support at a Phoenix hospital since Wednesday morning’s shooting.

02/01/2013

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Phoenix police: Body found that matches shooter

PHOENIX (AP) — A landscaper in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa found a body in bushes that matches the suspect in an office shooting that killed a man and critically wounded another.

01/31/2013

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