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

Posted: Updated:

PHOENIX (AP) - The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture's quest for a way to keep its accreditation status has school board members at odds with the foundation operating it. The Scottsdale-based Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced last week it would not independently incorporate the school as a way to stay accredited. The Higher Learning Commission changed its by-laws in 2012 to prohibit accreditation for schools that are operating divisions of a larger organization.

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has dismissed a tribal leader's appeal of a lower court decision that allowed his colleagues to put him on administrative leave. The Farmington Daily Times reported Saturday that the court dismissed the appeal of Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize on Aug. 22 because he did not file required paperwork in time. According to the two-page ruling, the lower court record and transcripts of the proceedings were never submitted before the Aug. 18 deadline.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Tempe police say several girls passed out from heat exhaustion while waiting for the doors to open at the Marquee Theater for a concert this afternoon. Lt. Mike Pooley tells the Arizona Republic that an estimated 1,300 girls, ages 13 to 15, waited outside the doors of the venue for the DigiTour concert in temperatures of up to 107 degrees. Pooley said that when the venue opened its doors at 3 p.m., the girls all rushed all at once, causing minor injuries.

PHOENIX (AP) - Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly opened fire outside a south Phoenix home, leaving one man dead and a woman injured. Officer James Holmes says a police sergeant on patrol near 40th Street and Southern Avenue heard multiple gunshots around 3:15 a.m. Holmes says the sergeant discovered a man and a woman hurt in a front yard. Authorities say the 35-year-old man, who was shot in the torso, later died at a hospital.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow