Phoenix

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Death Valley temps at least tie record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave punishing several Western states brought at least record-tying temperatures to Death Valley and Las Vegas. The mercury rocketed to 128 degrees Sunday in Death Valley National Park, the […]

07/01/2013

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More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – An out-of-control blaze overtook an elite group of firefighters trained to battle the nation’s fiercest wildfires, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields. […]

07/01/2013

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19 firefighters die battling Ariz. fire

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – An Arizona forestry official says 19 firefighters have died battling a fast-moving wildfire. Forestry spokesman Art Morrison says the firefighters were caught by the fire Sunday afternoon near the central Arizona […]

06/30/2013

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Southwest braces for more sizzling temperatures

LAS VEGAS (AP) – High temperatures brought discomfort to much of the Southwest on Sunday as many parts of the region were coming off record-breaking heat days and bracing for more sizzling temperatures. Triple-digit heat […]

06/30/2013

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Temperature to soar across Arizona, West this week

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is in the grips of a dangerous heat wave that could send temperatures soaring to 118 degrees by the weekend in Phoenix, creating ripe conditions for wildfires and forcing the Border […]

06/25/2013

Southwest Airlines

No bomb found aboard LA-to-Texas Southwest flight

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says passengers on a plane diverted to Phoenix because of a bomb threat have been flown to their original destination on another plane. No bomb was found on the plane […]

06/11/2013

Jodi Arias, during penalty phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Timeline of events in Jodi Arias murder case

PHOENIX (AP) — The Jodi Arias murder trial has drawn international attention for its graphic tales of sex and lies. The following is a timeline of some of the key events in the case: — […]

05/22/2013

Jodi Arias during sentencing phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Arias tells jury what she’ll do if allowed to live

PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias asked jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison, arguing she “lacked perspective” when she told a local reporter in an interview after she was convicted of murder that she […]

05/21/2013

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A look at the charges in Jodi Arias’ murder trial

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury of eight men and four women has found Jodi Arias guilty of first degree-murder. Jurors had several options as they considered four months of testimony and evidence in the case: […]

05/08/2013

Jodi Arias, convicted of first-degree murder. (AP Photo)

Jury finds Arias guilty of 1st-degree murder

PHOENIX (AP) — The jury has found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona. Arias initially denied involvement and later blamed the killing on masked intruders. Two […]

05/08/2013

Joe Arpaio

Sheriff Arpaio: Explosive device 1 of many threats

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are investigating what was reported to be an explosive device addressed to Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” known for his strict treatment of jail inmates and cracking down on illegal immigration.

04/12/2013

workplace shooting

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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