Arizona

Phoenix police say Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse, has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:46 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility has appealed a court order requiring a test to determine if he has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. A lawyer for Nathan Sutherland says in an...
Read More
In this May 2, 2019, photo homeless people gather on the sidewalk at an encampment in Phoenix.
Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo
May 05, 2019 - 9:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials say. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise since then despite efforts to step up vaccinations...
Read More
A Montgomery County Marine was among those killed in a helicopter crash over the weekend in Arizona.
icholakov - iStock / Getty Images Plus
Jay Scott Smith
April 01, 2019 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County Marine was among those killed in a helicopter crash over the weekend in Arizona. One of the two Marine pilots who died in a helicopter crash on Saturday has been identified as 34-year-old Maj. Matthew M. Wiegand of Ambler. According to the U.S...
Read More
This March 28, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Marine Corps shows the Marine Corps Air Station Squadron barracks at the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Yuma, Ariz.
Cpl. Sabrina Candiaflores/U.S. Marine Corps via AP
March 31, 2019 - 9:38 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Two Marine pilots have died in a helicopter crash during a training mission in southwestern Arizona, U.S. Marine Corps officials said Sunday. The AH-1Z Viper crashed Saturday night while the pilots were conducting a training mission as part of a weapons and tactical instructor...
Read More
A woman who was attacked by a jaguar at an Arizona zoo has apologized for the incident, according to a zoo spokeswoman.
Adam Wilkerson via CNN
March 11, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By Faith Karimi and Amanda Watts, CNN (CNN) -- A woman who was attacked by a jaguar at an Arizona zoo has apologized for the incident, according to a zoo spokeswoman. The woman returned to the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park following the attack and said she "feels horrible about the bad...
Read More
Retired NASA astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords
Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, file
February 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate. If he wins the Democratic...
Read More
ILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file pool photo, Nathan Sutherland, accused of raping and impregnating a patient at Hacienda HealthCare, is arraigned in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Ariz.
Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File
February 11, 2019 - 4:03 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities, following the rape of an incapacitated Phoenix woman who later gave birth. Cameras are most commonly...
Read More
Dreamstime
February 09, 2019 - 9:07 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- Pornography may soon be considered a public health crisis in Arizona -- depending on the fate of a resolution in the state. Arizona state Rep. Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, introduced a resolution declaring "pornography is a crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual...
Read More
A display of the fentanyl and meth that was seized by Customs and Border Protection officers over the weekend at the Nogales Port of Entry is shown during a press conference on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Nogales, Ariz.
Mamta Popat/Arizona Daily Star via AP
January 31, 2019 - 7:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds (114 kilograms) of the synthetic drug that is helping fueling a national epidemic of fatal opioid overdoses from a secret compartment inside a load...
Read More
The Hacienda HealthCare facility
Matt York/AP
January 25, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is looking into whether it can remove the board of directors of a long-term care facility where a nurse is accused of raping an incapacitated woman who later gave birth, the governor said Friday. In a flurry of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey called for Hacienda HealthCare's board to...
Read More

Pages