NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West.
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Two teenage girls from outside the United States were among four people who died in a northern Arizona plane crash.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — State officials assured a judge during the nearly two-hour execution of an Arizona inmate that he was comatose and not feeling pain at any point.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays ran their winning streak to seven by blanking the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0. Alex Cobb and two relievers combined on the five-hit shutout. The Rays have won 25 of 36 and are 13-4 in July.
Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a review of the state's execution process after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before he died.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Associated Press reporter who witnessed an Arizona murderer's execution watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour and a half before he finally took his last breath.
Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide. Those include delays in finding suitable veins, needles becoming clogged or disengaged, and reactions from inmates who appeared to be under stress. Some examples:
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution before he died.
The United States falls behind other countries in terms of federal protection and support for working parents. Individual states can implement policies to make it easier to be both a parent and an employee, but a report from the National Partnership for Women and Families shows that states don't rank too high, either.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
PHOENIX (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Austin Jackson a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers wore out the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 in a slugfest at Chase Field on Wednesday.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona attorney general says death row inmate is dead, nearly 2 hours after execution started.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona inmate's lawyers file emergency appeal, say he's been gasping, snorting for an hour.
SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets has a perfect game through six innings against the Seattle Mariners.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu and nose tackle Alamdea Ta'amu will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list as they recover from last season's injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon has been picked to win the Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll for the fourth time in the past five years.