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Photo released: Nurse arrested in rape of woman who gave birth at facility

A nurse who was looking after an incapacitated woman at a long-term health care facility has been charged with raping her, weeks after she stunned her caregivers and family by giving birth to a baby boy.

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Hilton Garden Inn pact gets unanimous OK from Prescott Council

Two camps – one strongly in support, and the other vehemently opposed – continued to frame the argument over a new hotel in downtown Prescott.

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Nurse arrested in case of incapacitated woman who gave birth

A licensed practical nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility, Phoenix police said Wednesday.

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Bears girls soccer turns it on in 2nd half, bests Mingus in bitter cold

PRESCOTT VALLEY — As the sun set behind nearby Glassford Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 22, a bitterly cold wind and temperatures in the 30s settled in for the second half of the Bradshaw Mountain girls soccer team’s Grand Canyon region match versus Mingus.

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Towns, Timberwolves rout short-handed Suns 118-91

PHOENIX — Karl-Anthony-Towns had 25 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves took an early lead and rolled past the short-handed Phoenix Suns 118-91 on Tuesday night.

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Hinostroza has 2 goals, assist as Coyotes top Senators 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario — Vinnie Hinostroza scored twice and added an assist to lead the Arizona Coyotes over the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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Analysis: Falling home sales not helping middle-class buyers

When home sales weaken, prices typically do, too, and buyers benefit.

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Los Angeles teachers head back to school after reaching deal

Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers planned to return to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district.

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Families keep trying to cross border, wall or no wall

Maria Orbelina Cortez says she fled El Salvador for the U.S. after her husband attacked her and knocked a pan of scalding oil onto her youngest son's head.

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Man uses ax on car, TV, laptop after he thought his wife damaged his action figures

Wisconsin police say a 34-year-old man who thought his wife damaged his action figures retaliated by taking an ax to the family’s car, television and laptop in the house.

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Illinois man let 11-year-old drive to school, authorities say

An arrest warrant has been issued for a northern Illinois man who police say allowed an 11-year-old relative to drive herself to school in a stolen rental car while he rode along.

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Armed with affection, octogenarian is an ‘octopus whisperer’

Wilson Menashi palmed a squid in his left hand and extended his arm into an aquarium tank, watching as a giant Pacific octopus stretched out arms to greet him like a friend.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 23, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 23, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 23, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 23, 2019

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Graham: Meals with others become a celebration

A couple of my co-workers have a little routine they go through when one of them goes on his evening break.

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Review: A goofy, sweet and modern spin on Arthurian legend

The Arthurian legend gets a modern and more youthful spin in "The Kid Who Would Be King," a surprisingly delightful film full of action, heart, a crazy-haired Patrick Stewart (as "old" Merlin) and a few genuinely good gags, and it really couldn't have come at a better time.

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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination.

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The list of nominees for the 91st Academy Awards

View a list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards.

Features see more>

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Museum exhibit features pioneer precursor to online shopping

Catalog shopping was the pioneer to Amazon, and the Google search technique for frontier families in need of necessities in years past.

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Dr. Roach: Most intermittent hand numbness comes from trapped nerves

DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past four weeks now, I wake up during the night because both of my hands have gone numb.

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Dear Annie: A lying abuser

Recently, you published a letter from someone whose good friend was being abused by a girlfriend physically, verbally and financially.

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Birth announcements: Week of Jan. 20, 2019

Birth announcements: Week of Jan. 20, 2019

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Haylee Fletcher and Jean-Paul LaCroix now married

Dale Fletcher of Erin, Tennessee, and Diana Fletcher of Prescott Valley, Arizona, are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Haylee Rae Fletcher, to Jean-Paul LaCroix, son of Charles and Christine LaCroix of Linden, California.

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YC academy graduates 22 cadets for 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies

The Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy is helping fill the ranks of 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies. The academy based at Yavapai College bestowed badges on 22 men and women during a graduation ceremony Dec. 13.

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U.S. VETS celebrates anniversary, moving, expanding

For 16 years, U.S. VETS Prescott has been housing homeless veterans, either through its transitional living complex that expanded this year or through independent housing with case management supports.

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Embry-Riddle flight team wins Regional Competition for 32nd consecutive year

For the 32nd year in a row, Embry-Riddle Prescott’s 12-Time National Champion Golden Eagles Flight Team won the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Elevation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) regional competition with 13 overall first-place victories, including Top Scoring Contestant and a two-way tie for Top Pilot.

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Board of Supervisors recognizes Glaab for 35 years of service

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors honored Anna Mary Glaab, former Bagdad/Yarnell Justice of the Peace, at the Jan. 2 Board of Supervisors meeting for her 35 years of service to the county.

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Obituary: Judith A. ‘Judee’ Moreno

Judith A. “Judee” Moreno passed peacefully away into Glory on Jan. 1, 2019. She was born on Oct. 22, 1935, in the year of our Lord, in Darby, Pennsylvania.

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Obituary Notice: John Stockhill Jr.

John Stockhill Jr., 75, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on Jan. 17, 2019, in Chino Valley.

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Obituary: Kay Morrow

Kay Morrow, 77, passed away on Jan. 8, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, from complications after a fall at her home in Prescott, Arizona.