Man arrested in Glendale shooting of store guard
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Glendale police say a tip received by authorities has resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-old Phoenix man in the October shooting of a convenience store guard.
Police say Monte Henry Alvarez was arrested Monday and has been booked into a Maricopa County jail on charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault.
It's not immediately known whether he has a lawyer.
Phoenix police: 25-year-old man fatally stabbed
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a 25-year-old man was fatally stabbed during an altercation with another person early Tuesday morning.
Officer James Holmes says Alec Imus died after friends took him to a hospital.
No arrest has been made.
Man gets life prison sentence for killing Ajo girl
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A 23-year-old man faces a sentence of natural life in prison for the fatal beating and stabbing of a 7-year--old Ajo girl who also was raped.
A Pima County Superior Court judge on Monday sentenced Loretto "Kyle" Alegria for the 2009 killing of Rhia Almeida.
The girl was on a playdate with Alegria's little brother. Her body was left in a wash.
The judge also sentenced Alegria to two consecutive prison sentences totaling 52 years. Those sentences were imposed for his convictions for kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor under the age of 15.
Alegria had faced a possible death sentence, but the jury that convicted him decided against it after hearing mitigation testimony.
Foster mother gets jail term for infant's drowning
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - A 32-year-old Kingman foster mother has been sentenced to 100 days in jail for the accidental bathtub drowning of an 8-month-old baby in her care.
Superior Court Commissioner Derek Carlisle sentenced Elizabeth Dawn Stone on Monday on her conviction for negligent homicide in the Sept. 25, 2011 incident at her home.
Sheriff's detectives said Stone found the infant face down in the tub when she returned to the bathroom after going to get a towel, answering the phone and speaking briefly with her then-fiance, who is now her husband.
Detectives believed Stone was out of the bathroom between three and five minutes. Attempts to revive the infant were unsuccessful.
The infant suffered from fetal alcohol syndrome and was placed into Stone's care by the Hualapai Tribe.
STATE JOURNAL PUBLISHER
Wisconsin State Journal names new publisher
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A man who began his newspaper career as a paper boy has been named publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.
John Humenik leaves his job as president and publisher of the Arizona Daily Star to take the job held by Bill Johnston, who announced his retirement in October and leaves the post on Friday.
As publisher, the 50-year-old Humenik will oversee the newspaper's entire operation, including advertising, circulation, news gathering and digital products.
The State Journal's print circulation is about 76,000 daily and more than 100,000 on Sundays. Madison.com, the website it shares with The Capital Times, has more than 10 million page views per month.
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