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    President Donald Trump and Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden (D) are locked in a dead heat in Arizona, a Susquehanna Polling and Research survey released Tuesday showed. The survey, conducted on behalf of the Center for American Greatness, was taken September 25-27, among 500 likely voters, showed Trump and the former vice president locked with 47 percent support...
    The University of Arizona’s voluntary quarantine ends Tuesday with school officials saying the county showing improvements in COVID-19 infection rates but they’re still not satisfied with student behavior. “We know we need to test more,” said Dr. Richard Carmona, U of A Reentry Task Force Director. “We’re seeing what other universities are experiencing as...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked an appeals court to hold off on enforcing a ruling that gives Arizona voters who forget to sign their early ballots up to five days after the election to fix the problem. The Republican attorney general made the request Monday to the 9th Circuit Court of...
    An Arizona business built around mail-in ballots is shifting into high gear as the 2020 election draws closer. More state residents than ever have signed up to receive one of the ballots because of COVID-19, which has now claimed more than 1 million lives worldwide, including some 205,000 in the U.S. MINNEAPOLIS POLICE INVESTIGATING BALLOT HARVESTING CLAIMS AMID ALLEGATIONS...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters on Tuesday mopped up and patrolled containment lines around the perimeter of a wildfire burning in the Tonto National Forest near the northeastern outskirts of metro Phoenix. The grass and brush fire made “minimal movement" overnight and the size estimate for the fire remained at 22.2 square miles (57.6 square kilometers)...
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona announced that a two-week shelter-in-place recommendation intended to limit the spread of COVID-19 is set to expire Tuesday. University officials said Monday that they are cautiously optimistic after recent COVID-19 testing data has shown numbers headed in the right direction. Officials said the university's daily positivity rate...
    Even though Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia had to wait 11 months to experience the thrill of victory, he insisted relief didn’t describe his feelings. “I don’t ride the roller coaster,” Patricia said Monday, a day after ending an 11-game losing streak at Arizona. “I just have to stay consistent. I think it’s hard to...
    A retired Air Force veteran in Arizona who voted for President TrumpDonald John TrumpCensus Bureau intends to wrap up count on Oct. 5 despite judge's order Top House Republican calls for probe of source of NYT Trump tax documents New Yorkers report receiving ballots with wrong name, voter addresses MORE in the 2016 election announced...
    A biologist in south east Arizona was shocked to discover that lizard was on the menu for one squirrel that he came across by the side of a dirt track. Jeff Nordland, from San Diego, California, was on the hunt for photo opportunities when he came across a squirrel sat on the side of the...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities said 911 service was down throughout parts of northern and southern Arizona and Nevada on Monday night. It was unclear why the emergency system was down and authorities didn’t immediately have an expected time of repair. For some Arizona counties and cities, service went down and then resumed as quickly as...
    Detroit Lions rookie cornerback Jeff Okudah wasn’t happy with the team’s performance in their first two games of the 2020 NFL season. The Lions fell 27-23 to the Chicago Bears in Week 1, despite holding a 17-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, and the following week against the Green Bay Packers, Detroit allowed 42...
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Even though Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia had to wait 11 months to experience the thrill of victory, he insisted relief didn’t describe his feelings. “I don’t ride the roller coaster,” Patricia said Monday, a day after ending an 11-game losing streak at Arizona. “I just have to stay consistent....
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals second-year quarterback Kyler Murray isn’t playing scared on the field. For coach Kliff Kingsbury, that’s cause for celebration and a reason to reach for the Rolaids all at the same time. “He’s definitely pushing the envelope,” Kingsbury said Monday. “He’s trying to make a lot of plays and create,...
    Authorities in Phoenix are asking the public for help in identifying the mother of a newborn found dead behind a strip mall last week. Police officers were called Sept. 24 about an unresponsive infant around 1 p.m in a southwest part of the city. Paramedics later arrived and declared the baby boy dead at the scene....
    1 of 2FILE - This undated booking file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows 42-year-old Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri, who was arrested earlier this year in Arizona as part of an extradition request made by the Iraqi government. Ahmed, a native of Iraq who became a U.S. citizen in 2015, is charged...
    Crime tape is photographed at a crime scene at a home December 10, 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona. A woman was killed by her husband in an apparent murder-suicide, police said, just moments after she called 911 for help. Phoenix police spokesperson Sgt. Tommy Thompson told the Arizona Republic that a Sunday shooting that...
    By HENRY BREAN, Arizona Daily Star TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — If 2020 is getting you down, you’re not alone. Even a champion is withering under the weight of this trying year. The largest soaptree yucca in the United States used to stand stock-straight at the edge of a wash west of Oracle Road in Catalina,...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters were working Monday to get a grip on a wildfire north of Phoenix that has destroyed several structures, including four homes. The blaze, which was first reported Friday afternoon in the Tonto National Forest, has grown to more than 19 square miles (49 square kilometers) with zero containment. Forest officials said...
    An Arizona woman called police to report a domestic violence incident Sunday morning minutes before she and her husband were found dead in a suspected murder-suicide, authorities said. The wife, identified as 43-year-old Syeda Sohaly Akter, had called police about getting her husband, 52-year-old Abul Ahsan Habib, moved out of their home after a verbal argument,...
    It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it, and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But Matthew Stafford has seen a lot during his 12 seasons in the NFL. He...
    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation health officials are reporting 18 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and three additional deaths. The latest figures released Sunday bring the total number of cases to 10,290 with the known death toll at 555. Tribal officials said 104,884 people have been tested on the vast reservation that...
    An Arizona man suspected of shoplifting was arrested after striking two police officers with a vehicle in a Walmart parking lot on Saturday, authorities said. Peoria police responded around 7 p.m. to a shoplifting call at a Walmart and confronted the suspect, identified as 40-year-old Gabriel Brandin, outside the store, police said in a news release....
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray’s magic legs returned on Sunday with another highlight-reel touchdown run. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, his inconsistent arm made an appearance, too. Murray made a lot of big plays for the Cardinals for a third straight week, finishing with 270 yards passing, two touchdown passes and a spectacular 1-yard touchdown...
    Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally Chain restaurants in bad financial shape Watch: Matt Prater nails FG as Lions surprise Cardinals The Detroit  Lions and Arizona Cardinals fortunes have gone in different directions since they played a tie last year in the desert. © Provided by Touchdown Wire The teams met again...
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Prater made a 39-yard field goal as time expired, Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes and the Detroit Lions snapped an 11-game losing streak dating to last season by beating the Arizona Cardinals 26-23 on Sunday. The Lions looked like they would take the lead with about two minutes left...
    The Detroit Lions upset the Arizona Cardinals 26-23 Sunday. Entering the game, I made it crystal clear that this was a must win game for the Lions. There was no way around it. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) While it wasn’t pretty at all, the Lions actually managed to...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless innings to win his first game for Arizona in his ninth and final start this season, and the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Sunday to close disappointing years for both teams. Bumgarner (1-4), a former World Series MVP for San Francisco, left the Giants as...
    SISTER Wives outcast Meri Brown returned to Arizona and spent the day with her sister wife Janelle, as she continues to have marital issues with her husband Kody.  Earlier this week, Janelle, 50, posted a photo of a trail in Flagstaff, Arizona.  8Janelle Brown revealed she went on a walk with sister wife Meri 8Meri...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 412 new coronavirus cases but no additional deaths. The state Health Services Department said there have been 217,237 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began hitting Arizona in March. The known death total remains at 5,622. Heath officials said the number of Arizona’s confirmed or suspected...
    PHOENIX (AP) — A beloved cuckoo bird won't go federally unprotected in Arizona. Audubon experts are celebrating the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's recent decision to keep the western yellow-billed cuckoo under the Endangered Species Act, ruling against a petition for its removal, the Arizona Republic reported. “The story of the cuckoo is the story...
    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation health officials report 32 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but no additional deaths. The latest figures released Saturday night bring the total number of cases to 10,269 with the known death toll at 552. Tribal officials said 104,746 people have been tested on the vast reservation that...
    It’s do or die time for the Detroit Lions against the Arizona Cardinals. The Lions have to beat the Cardinals today. There’s simply no other option on the table for Detroit. A loss will bring us to 0-3, and that’s completely unacceptable. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) It’s #Lions...
    Colorado Rockies (26-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-35, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Colorado: Kyle Freeland (2-2, 3.69 ERA) Arizona: Madison Bumgarner (0-4, 7.36 ERA) LINE: Rockies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Colorado heads into the matchup...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Elias Diaz and Ryan McMahon each hit two-run homers, German Márquez threw seven impressive innings and the Colorado Rockies overcame some sloppy fielding to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Saturday night. The Rockies bounced back with a win, one day after they were swept in a doubleheader by the Diamondbacks. The...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Some residents have evacuated summer homes northeast of Phoenix where a wildfire in the Tonto National Forest has burned about 10 square miles (26 square kilometers) of grass and brush since it broke out Friday afternoon. Crews set backfires to help protect structures and other assets near Cave Creek on Saturday. Several...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Federal agents and local police say they recently arrested 140 suspects in the Phoenix area they identify as “violent fugitives” as part of an effort to crack down on gang violence and gang-related crime. The U.S. Marshals Service said Saturday 51 of the suspects apprehended during “Operation Snake Eyes” were gang members....
    A federal judge ruled Friday against a Navajo Nation lawsuit that asked to require that election officials count mail ballots received from the reservation after 7 p.m. on Election Day, as long as the ballots are postmarked before that deadline. The voters who brought forth the suit argued that slow mail service and long distances between drop-off locations...
    Arizona Republican Congressman Andy Biggs is continuing his push to oust Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi using a short Twitter video calling on her to "vacate the chair." "I've been leading the efforts in the House of Representatives to remove Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House," Biggs wrote in a tweet on Friday. "Most...
    PHOENIX (AP) — The Navajo Nation is not letting go of a fight against what it says are illegal hemp farms cultivated through immigrant labor. A member of the tribe and head of the operation, Dineh Benally says his business partnership with a Las Vegas dispensary has provided dozens of jobs on the vast reservation...
    Colorado Rockies (25-33, fourth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-34, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Colorado: German Marquez (3-6, 4.10 ERA) Arizona: Madison Bumgarner (0-4, 7.36 ERA) BOTTOM LINE: Arizona and Colorado will play on Saturday. The Diamondbacks are 13-25 against NL West opponents. The Arizona...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Zac Gallen had a career-high 10 strikeouts over six scoreless innings, Christian Walker hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday. Colorado’s loss, coupled with other results Friday night, eliminated the Rockies from playoff contention. Last-place Arizona was...
    CAMPE VERDE, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire has forced officials to close the north- and southbound lanes of Interstate 17 about 80 miles north of Phoenix. The Arizona Department of Transporation says the fire broke out Friday afternoon just north of Camp Verde. There's no estimated time for the highway to reopen. Northbound I-17 is...
    The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) plans to distribute $16 million into key races this fall as part of its push to flip state legislative chambers and gain access to others. The latest initiative would reportedly bring the committee's total political spending for the 2020 election cycle to $35 million -- a $25 million increase from the $10 million...
    PHOENIX (AP) — New coronavirus cases in Arizona are remaining fairly stable as the state continues to see no big rise in cases after the Labor Day holiday. The state Health Services Department reported 518 new virus cases Friday, bringing the total since the pandemic began hitting the state in March to 216,367. The state...
    Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and some county election officials are clashing with the Democratic state secretary this week over an effort to introduce more ways for people to register or vote in certain limited circumstances. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Ducey have reportedly exchanged a series of contentious letters about the changes Hobbs proposed. WHY...
    Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has an intriguing personality, mixing introverted tendencies with supreme confidence that has helped Arizona push to a 2-0 start for the first time in five years. GLENDALE, ARIZONA – SEPTEMBER 20: Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals looks to pass during the NFL game against the Washington Football Team...
    A 17-year-old accused of shooting at a Department of Public Safety trooper in Phoenix last week is an "unlawfully present citizen of Mexico," and has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer, officials said. Early in the morning of Sept. 17, Luis German Espinoza Acuna allegedly jumped out of a silver Infiniti sedan...
    Alex Thomas September 25, 2020 0 Comments Former President Barack Obama announced a second round of endorsements this week. The former commander-in-chief’s endorsements were on both the federal and state level. Obama’s endorsements included a total of 111 candidates in 21 states. In a medium post, Obama wrote, “I’m proud to endorse these...
    PHOENIX — After months of low polling by Sen. Martha McSally, some in the GOP are starting to believe she may end up keeping her seat after all. An ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday found the Arizona senator just a point behind her Democratic challenger, former astronaut Mark Kelly. Those results come...
    Reuters September 25, 2020 0 Comments The race between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump looked like a toss-up among likely voters in Florida and Arizona, according to Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls released on Wednesday. Reuters/Ipsos is polling likely voters in six states – Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan, North Carolina, Florida and Arizona...