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Army IDs 2 soldiers who have died in Arizona this month

Army officials have released the names of two soldiers who have died this month in southern Arizona while assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Escobar, Dyson power Diamondbacks past Dodgers

The Arizona Diamondbacks figured the best approach against a pitcher in his major league debut was to come out aggressive, a plan that worked right away.

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Diamondbacks fall to Dodgers

Enrique Hernandez hit his sixth career leadoff home run, Justin Turner added a solo shot and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Tuesday night.

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SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites, experiments

SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes.

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Arizona Boy Scouts losing numbers prior to split with church

Northern Arizona is experiencing a decline in Boy Scouts of America troops prior to an anticipated split between the organization and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, officials said.

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Puppy who disappeared after crash found 13 days later

A recently adopted puppy that disappeared after her owner crashed in Arizona survived 13 days in the mountains and has been reunited with her owner.

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81-year-old deemed mentally fit for trial on robbery charge

An 81-year-old man who has spent decades behind bars for stealing from banks is mentally fit to stand trial in a credit union robbery in Arizona, despite his claim that he has had symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a judge ruled.

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D-backs use big 8th inning to top Dodgers

Arizona made sure there wouldn't be any late heroics in a fourth straight game by the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

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German firefighters rescue squirrel

Firefighters, police and a veterinary clinic combined forces to rescue a red squirrel that had gotten its tiny head stuck in a manhole cover in the western German city of Dortmund.

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Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy

The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison.

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Wildfire near Superior now has grown to 150 square miles

Fire officials say the blaze grew overnight by nearly 22 square miles from Saturday into Sunday

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Arizona Game and Fish Commission moves to ban predator killing contests

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission on Friday voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes like cash or hunting equipment.

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Attorneys: Texas border facility is neglecting migrant kids

Lawyers warn that kids are taking care of kids, and there's inadequate food, water and sanitation for the 250 infants, children and teens at the Border Patrol station.

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Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix

Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven't ordered more residents to leave an area where than the 700 homes are already evacuated

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Victim in fatal Lake Powell boating accident was Utah woman

The person who died in a Lake Powell boating accident last week has been identified as an 18-year-old woman from Spanish Fork, Utah, who had just graduated high school

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D-backs drop fifth straight in loss to Giants

Alex Dickerson had a grand slam and six RBIs in his San Francisco debut, while Kevin Pillar added four RBIs Friday night as the Giants rolled over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Phoenix facility where woman was raped losing Medicaid

Federal officials have told the long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year that it will lose Medicaid funding.

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D-backs lose third straight to Rockies

The Colorado Rockies look nothing like the struggling squad that was 3-12 on April 14 and on its way to a long season.

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Survey sees biggest US honeybee winter die-off yet

Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed.

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Republican Jeff Flake heading to Harvard

Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University.

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Homes near Phoenix evacuated due to wildfire

About 250 homes east of metro Phoenix near a popular recreational lake are under evacuation orders because of wildfire moving quickly through shrubs and grass.

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Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs

The Colorado Rockies were in search of a return to some form of normalcy on the heels of a wild four-game split with the San Diego Padres in which they scored 48 runs and allowed 44.

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Sotheby’s sold! French-Israeli billionaire pays $3.7 billion

The 275-year-old auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to a French Israeli businessman for about $3.7 billion.

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Police: Woman was drunk, but no DUI for toy truck joy ride

A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck.

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Phoenix Mayor 'sick' by video of police encounter with young family

Mayor Kate Gallego is calling for action after disturbing footage emerged of an altercation involving officers and a young family .

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Navajo signs agreement for second phase of buyback program

The Navajo Nation again is trying to consolidate land that has multiple owners within the reservation.

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Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday

A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained.

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New use sought for Arizona Capitol space after library moves

State officials and architects are pondering the future of newly vacated space in the Arizona Capitol complex

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Arizona’s utility regulators to review shutoffs after death

Arizona utility regulators say they want an investigation and comprehensive review of electric and other utilities policies after a customer died last year when her power was cut off because she was $51 behind on her bill.

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Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy

A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state.

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Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape

The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots.

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D-backs hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals

Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona’s four solo homers off Stephen Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3 on Saturday.

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Woman gets 7 years for trying to lure 14-year boy for sex

A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with her

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Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.

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State Briefs | Pilot critically burned after small plane crashes in Phoenix

A pilot has been critically burned after his plane crashed in north Phoenix.

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Marte homers, but D-backs fall to Phillies

Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night.

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Arizona man gets 20 years in prison for Sparks fatal DUI

A 26-year-old Arizona man who was convicted of drunken driving in a wrong-way crash that killed a Reno woman in Sparks two years ago has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

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Murray ahead of Cardinals veterans with the playbook

Everything has been new for Kyler Murray since the NFL draft. He’s had to adjust to new teammates and coaches, being in a professional atmosphere, facing the demands of being an NFL player.

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Explosives found in Colorado River in Parker Strip

Authorities in Parker are trying to determine who left explosive devices in the Colorado River near a popular campground

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Helicopter crashes on roof of NYC skyscraper; pilot killed

A helicopter crashed on the roof of a rain-shrouded midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot and briefly triggering memories of 9/11, though it appeared to be an accident.

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Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls

Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls.

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Mississippi kangaroo found after 2 days ‘on the hop’

A missing kangaroo has been found after two days “on the hop” along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Fire on national forest land near Phoenix now 50% contained

A grass and brush fire on national forest land on the northeastern outskirts of metro Phoenix now is 50% contained after charring more than 11 square miles

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Ruling permits Arizona court to consider blood sample in Kingman DUI crash

An Arizona appeals court has upheld a man’s convictions and sentences stemming from a DUI crash near Kingman, ruling that a trial court was correct to consider results of a blood sample taken in Nevada in circumstances not permitted in Arizona.

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Sir Winston holds off favorite Tacitus to win Belmont

Sir Winston gave the Triple Crown another unexpected turn, rallying to capture the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in a 10-1 upset.

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Greinke’s gem leads Diamondbacks past Jays

Zack Greinke and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, Alex Avila and Kevin Cron hit solo home runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-0 on Saturday.

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Cron hits 1st big league homer, Diamondbacks beat Jays

Kevin Cron homered, David Peralta had a solo shot among his three hits and the Diamondbacks beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Friday night.

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Federal lawsuit filed against Patriot Movement AZ and AZ Patriots

Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate groups.

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Man charged with elder abuse of Stan Lee pleads not guilty

A former business manager to Stan Lee pleaded not guilty to elder abuse charges that allege he stole from the late Marvel Comics legend and held him against his will.

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Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open

Even if Novak Djokovic raises another trophy come Sunday, however, Rod Laver will remain the only man to have won all four Grand Slams in the same calendar year twice, in 1962 and 1969.