PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police have launched a manhunt after a gunman kidnapped a woman yesterday. Sgt. Tommy Thompson says witnesses saw an armed man force a woman into a car near 67th Avenue between Camelback and Indian School roads. She has shoulder-length black hair and wore a black tank top, jean skirt, black leggings and pink shoes.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say an argument between two men outside a Mesa nail salon yesterday led to one shooting the other. Sgt. Steve Berry says officers responding around 2 p.m. near the intersection of Power and McKellips roads found a man with gunshot wounds outside Elite Nails. Berry says the suspected shooter was arrested without incident.
PHOENIX (AP) - A proposal to expand Arizona's trespassing law drew accusations that it targets people living in the state illegally. The Arizona Capitol Times reports that the bill would broaden the definition of trespassing to those who are knowingly entering or remaining on a property if they are violating federal or state law. Lawmakers are withholding the bill from the Senate floor to try to address any possibility of constitutional violations and court challenges.
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - Business owners are worried a planned closure of a portion of a northern Arizona highway could hurt the much-anticipated summer tourist season. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona Department of Transportation plans to close 3.5 miles of Arizona 89A between Memorial Day and July 4 for repaving. Merchants along Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon say the plans could lead to a drop in their profits.
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