PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a boy was seriously injured while riding on the bumper of a vehicle. KNXV-TV reports that Sgt. Steve Martos says the boy remained in extremely critical condition yesterday after falling off the bumper of his stepfather's car while. Martos says the stepfather was driving at the time of the incident Saturday evening.
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) - Fire officials say a blaze that has scorched 600 acres in southeastern Arizona has gotten closer to being fully contained. Cochise County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carol Capas said yesterday afternoon the O'Donnell Fire about 3 miles southeast of Elgin was at 65 percent containment. No structures or residents are threatened.
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say two girls have been injured in an accident while riding all-terrain vehicles. Police spokesman Steve Martos says a 16-year-old and a 12-year-old were riding the ATVs near 36th Avenue and Minnezona Avenue on Saturday night. Martos says the girls were trying to take a photo while riding and hit a parked vehicle. He says both were taken to a hospital and one is in extremely critical condition.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Federal Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will head to Arizona this week to look at entrepreneurial opportunities at an Arizona State University business development. Officials at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, say Pritzker will tour the 42-acre mixed-use development Wednesday. Pritzker's visit comes a week after President Barack Obama announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.
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