News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press - Tucson News Now

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000. A telephone bidder in New Mexico made the winning bid for the Colt .45 revolver Thursday night. Officials with J. Levine Auction & Appraisal say the auction of numerous items related to Earp and his family in Scottsdale brought in more than $445,000.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a suspected bank robber was fatally shot by Tucson police. Police say they received a 911 call about a robbery in progress Thursday afternoon. Police say 35-year-old Santiago Avila ignored commands to drop the gun. He instead went to his SUV, got a box of ammunition and began walking back to the bank's front door when officers shot him.

PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake say congressional committees are investigating allegations that up to 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments. The House Committee on Veterans Affairs says investigators concluded as many as 40 Arizona veteran deaths could be related to VA delays in providing them medical care. Some veterans say wait times now average 55 days.

TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) - Lawmakers in Tusayan (TOO'-say-ohn) have approved a general plan that drew opposition for not specifying a water source for a major development. Town manager Will Wright has said that the general plan isn't meant to go into detail about water sources. Instead, it's a 10-year wish list of sorts for recreation, public services, transportation and development.

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