PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona House committee has approved a Senate bill that would give a big property tax break to a private, for-profit Christian university in west Phoenix. Bill sponsor Sen. Steve Yarbrough of Chandler has said the bill evens the playing field for Grand Canyon University and is a good public policy decisions.
PHOENIX (AP) - A woman is hospitalized in critical condition in a burn unit after a Phoenix apartment fire overnight in which two dogs died. The Fire Department says firefighters found a fire in a second-floor apartment where the woman was located in a bathroom. The fire was contained to the one unit and its cause is under investigation.
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Arizona say a 19-year-old man is dead after an accidental shooting, and investigators say he was playing Russian roulette with a handgun. Sheriff's deputies went to a Yuma home Friday after getting a report of a gunshot victim and found David Henry with a single gunshot wound to the head. The death was ruled accidental.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A freeway interchange in Tucson is partially open again following a project that takes traffic over adjacent railroad tracks. The state Department of Transportation says the new design of the Interstate 10 interchange at Prince Road means that motorists no longer will be inconvenienced by the dozens of trains that use the Union Pacific tracks daily.
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