PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix area, south-central Arizona and much of southwestern Arizona today are again under an excessive heat warning. Forecasters say highs will range between 110 and 115 degrees in many low desert locations. Yuma yesterday set a record for the date at 117. Phoenix tied the day's record of 114.
PHOENIX (AP) - A new Arizona law going into effect today bans the over-the-counter sale of certain cough medicines to minors. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant used in more than 100 medications and is safe at normal doses. However, it can cause hallucinations and effects similar to illicit drugs if abused in high doses.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona woman is facing charges after police say she tried to run down her ex-husband while her child was in the car. The Kingman Daily Miner reports 34-year-old Crystle Bessemer faces aggravated assault and other charges in Mojave County. It was not known if she had an attorney.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - A Navajo Nation judge has ruled that tribal council President Johnny Naize and four current or former council delegates will stand trial together on bribery charges. Each defendant is accused of providing money to family members from the council's discretionary fund and of developing a back-and-forth system to receive funding.
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