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Fort Mohave man gets 20-year sentence for baby's death

A western Arizona man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 15-month-old boy in October 2014.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 21, 2018

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Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, left him shaken.

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Yuma Fire Department saves money by building own ambulance

Buying local to replace an aging ambulance has provided big savings for an Arizona fire department.

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Watch: Hiker airlifted to safety from Arizona mountain

Emergency personnel rescued a hiker who was airlifted to safety from a mountain near Phoenix, Arizona.

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3-team trade sends Drury to Yankees, Souza to Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks sent infielder Brandon Drury to the New York Yankees and received outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team trade Tuesday that included five players plus two to be named later.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 20, 2018

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4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

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Border officials in Arizona arrest 6 for drug smuggling

Border authorities in Arizona say they have arrested six people involved in attempts to smuggle a total of more than 200 pounds (90 kilograms) of methamphetamine and cocaine into the United States.

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Ex-cheerleading coach pleads guilty to attempted molestation

A former cheerleading coach who was accused of sexually abusing two girls has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

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Greinke will get help from humidor in third year with Arizona

Zack Greinke is beginning his third season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and this time the right-hander will be throwing home games with baseballs that have been stored in a humidor.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 16, 2018

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As Martinez questions swirl, optimistic D-backs open camp

Buoyed by optimism that just about everyone is back from a 93-win team, pitchers and catchers began spring training workouts for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

America's new top dog became best in a Broadway show.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 15, 2018

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After 20 years, woman admits to kidnapping Florida baby

A woman has pleaded guilty to kidnapping an infant from a Florida hospital nearly 20 years ago.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 14, 2018

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Authorities ID victim in a homicide near Flagstaff last week

Coconino County Sheriff's officials have released the name of the victim in a homicide last week near Flagstaff.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 13, 2018

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Father of ailing boy takes sanctuary at Phoenix church

An immigrant father of five children including a 5-year-old boy with leukemia has taken sanctuary at a Phoenix church to avoid deportation.

Flagstaff forest thinning project facing $4.5 million shortfall

Flagstaff city staff says a $10 million bond approved by voters five years ago will no longer be enough to cover the costs of thinning forests around the city’s watersheds.

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Dead goose falls from sky, knocks hunter unconscious

A waterfowl hunter is in stable condition after a dead goose fell from the sky and knocked him unconscious.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 12, 2018

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Trump support key as Congress ready to talk immigration

The U.S. Senate today will open up a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants.

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World in brief: Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow.

Wildfire in southeastern Arizona remains under investigation

Authorities say the cause of a wind-driven wildfire that has charred about 3 square miles (8 square kilometers) in southeastern Arizona remains under investigation.

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F-16 lands safely at Phoenix airport after striking a cable

The pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon based out of the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing in Tucson has landed safely at a Phoenix airport after striking a cable.

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Grand Canyon helicopter crash 'horrible'; 4 rescued, 3 dead

Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillion Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances on Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land near Quartermaster Canyon, by the Grand Canyon's West Rim.

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4 survivors of tour helicopter crash in Grand Canyon rescued

Four survivors of a tour helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon were airlifted to a Nevada hospital Sunday

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Unlimited movie-theater deal could be too good to survive

MoviePass is trying to bring to movie theaters what Netflix did for DVDs and online streaming: Let subscribers watch as many movies as they want for $10 a month.

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Phoenix police ID firefighter arrested in station thefts

Phoenix police have identified a 36-year-old city firefighter who is accused of entering fire stations and stealing from fellow firefighters, sometimes after setting trash fires to keep crews away.

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*Update* - 3 dead in tour helicopter crash at Grand Canyon

A tour helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed in the Grand Canyon, killing three people and injuring four others.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 10, 2018

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The Latest: Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

President Donald Trump is making the case on Twitter for electing more Republicans to Congress after signing a $400 billion spending plan.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 9, 2018

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Asian shares plunge after major US index enters correction

Asian stocks plunged Friday after Dow Jones industrials on Wall Street plummeted more than 1,000 points, deepening a week-long sell-off.

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Syrian forces capture 2 members of Islamic State 'Beatles'

The American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured two notorious British members of an Islamic State insurgent cell commonly dubbed "The Beatles" and known for beheading hostages, a U.S. military official said Thursday.

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Authorities bust illegal $3.5 million pot grow operation

Three people were arrested for an illegal $3.5 million marijuana grow operation in Arizona.

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Prosecutors: Magazine subscription scam took nearly $500K

An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to scamming consumers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by operating a fake magazine-subscription company.

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Man wanted in Minnesota for sex crimes arrested in Arizona

Federal authorities say a Mexican man arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona is wanted in Minnesota for sex crimes.

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Day laborer convicted in 2016 beating death of man in Tucson

A day laborer has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2016 beating death of a man in Tucson.

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Woman gets jail time for stealing $75K from Topock school district

A deceased western Arizona school district's official's 31-year-old daughter faces a year in jail and must pay restitution after being sentenced in the theft of more than $75,000 from the district.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 8, 2018

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Strange but true: Couple's stolen house may have been repossessed

Investigators say a vacation home reported stolen by a Houston couple might have been repossessed and they're likely victims of alleged financial issues of the prior owner.

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Arby's closes deal for Buffalo Wild Wings, makes new company

Arby's completed its deal to buy Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday and created a new company

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The Latest: 6 Russian appeals delayed till after Olympics

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 7, 2018

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The Latest: SpaceX launches big new rocket; lands 2 boosters

SpaceX has hit a rocket straight out of the park on the first test flight of its big new rocket.

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Deadly earthquake strikes Taiwan's east coast

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, killing two hotel employees and injuring more than 200 other people, officials said.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 6, 2018

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