• Hunter scores 20, No. 4 Virginia beats Coppin State 97-40

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — De’Andre Hunter scored 20 points, and No. 4 Virginia opened with a 21-5 run and beat Coppin State 97-40 on Friday night.
    Hunter was outscoring the Eagles for most of the first half after hitting two early 3-pointers for the Cavaliers (3-0). A 3-pointer by Ibn Williams with 6:10 left in the half finally gave Coppin State more points than the sophomore forward (13-11), but the Eagles trailed 26-13.
    Ibn Williams and Lamar Morgan led Coppin State (0-4) with si
  • SE Missouri State beats Jacksonville 77-71 at South Alabama

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alex Caldwell scored 17 points and Ledarrius Brewer added 16 to lead Southeast Missouri State to a 77-71 victory over Jacksonville on Friday night in the South Alabama tournament.
    The game was tied 62-62 with six minutes remaining. Southeast Missouri State pulled away with a 15-4 run and led 77-66 with 39 seconds to go. Brewer scored five points and Caldwell chipped in four during the stretch.
    Caldwell and Brewer also made five of the Redhawks’ nine 3-pointers. Sk
  • Giant wooden troll removed in Colorado could get new home

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it’s possible the artwork could find another home.
    Workers in Breckenridge used a chainsaw and backhoe to remove the 15-foot (4.5 meter) sculpture known as Isak Heartstone on Thursday.
    The Summit Daily News reports that most of the work created by Danish artist Thomas Dambo was discarded or recycled but that some pieces were saved and put in storage in hopes of inst
  • Arms dealer convicted in LA of trying to buy, sell missiles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a black-market arms dealer who tried to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been convicted of conspiracy in Los Angeles.
    Rami Asad-Ghanem was convicted Thursday and faces 25 years to life in prison.
    Authorities say Ghanem, who’s a naturalized U.S. citizen, conspired to transfer missiles to customers around the world. They say in one case, he arranged to hire mercenaries to operate missiles for a Libyan militant
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  • UN committee condemns rights violations against Rohingya

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key U.N. committee has overwhelmingly approved a resolution strongly condemning the continuing “gross human rights violations and abuses” against Rohingya Muslims who are treated as outsiders in Myanmar and were victims of a brutal campaign by the country’s military.
    The resolution was approved Friday by the General Assembly’s human rights committee by a vote of 142-10, with 26 abstentions. It is virtually certain to be formally adopted by th
  • Jackson, Glenn help Georgia Southern beat FAU 80-70

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Quan Jackson scored 16 points and Montae Glenn added 14 points and 12 rebounds to help Georgia Southern beat Florida Atlantic 80-70 on Friday night in the first round of the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
    Georgia Southern will play Towson or Pepperdine in the semifinals Saturday.
    Ike Smith scored 13 points, Tookie Brown had 12 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and Elijah McCadden scored 10 for the Eagles (3-0).
    McCadden’s jumper early in the second half
  • Anosike’s late FTs helps Sacred Heart edge Army 79-78

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — E.J. Anosike made four free throws in the final 18 seconds to help Sacred Heart edge Army 79-78 on Friday night in the Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic.
    Aaron Clarke and Sean Hoehn scored 24 points apiece to lead Sacred Heart (2-1). Zach Radz added 12 points and Anosike finished with 11.
    Anosike’s two free throws stretched the Pioneers’ lead to 77-73.Jordan Fox answered with a 3-pointer to pull Army to 77-76, but Anosike sank two more from the line with 11 se
  • Homeless Aussie who helped thwart attack charged with theft

    SYDNEY (AP) — A homeless Australian man who used a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week’s militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a series of burglaries.
    Michael Rogers was hailed as a hero and dubbed “Trolleyman” on social media after emerging from a crowd with a trolley to ram a knife-wielding man who killed one person and wounded two others before being fatally shot by police.
    Rogers’ sudden fame also led to 140,000 Australian dollars ($100
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  • Victim’s brother speaks out about roommate murder

    TUCSON- A victim’s brother is speaking out after authorities arrested a man in Michigan suspected of murdering his brother.
    Late October, Jochen Haber said that days went by and his brother Juergen Haber was not returning his calls or emails.
    Jochen had Pima County Sheriff deputies do welfare checks but there was no answer at the home. During another welfare check on November 6th detectives found Haber’s decomposed body in the home, according to a search warrant.
    Jochen reported to
  • Man accused of murdering his step-daughter, takes the stand

    TUCSON — The man accused of killing his 13 year old step-daughter took the stand, during his trial.
    Joshua Lelevier spent hours answering questions regarding the death of Jayden Glomb. The teen’s body was found in 2017, a few miles from her home in Vail.
    Lelevier talked about the day Jayden went missing, and how he and his wife became concerned when Jayden started to hang out with a different crowd and lost interest in activities she once loved.
    He also explained that his step-daugh
  • 1 killed in Heber-Overgaard plane crash

    An unidentified aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances at Heber-Overgaard this afternoon, according to a spokesperson with the Federal Aviation Administration.
    The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office said one person was killed in the crash.
    NCSO said the plane may have hit a house on landing since there are homes around the private airstrip.
    Fire responders are on the scene. Officials are uncertain if anyone else was on the plane when it crashed.
    The FAA and National Transportation Safety
  • Mack keys late surge, helps Manhattan beat Coastal Carolina

    HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Nehemiah Mack scored five of his 11 points and pulled in a key rebound inside the final two minutes to help Manhattan beat Costal Carolina 55-53 on Friday in a Northern Kentucky Classic tournament opener.
    Mack’s 3-pointer tied it 52-52 with 1:31 remaining. David Pierce later missed a jumper and Mack grabbed the rebound.Following a Manhattan timeout, Mack was fouled with 19 seconds left and made both free-throw attempts. Trevion Brown missed a jumper for C
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  • People concerned about 5G as FCC approves installation

    TUCSON – The FCC is allowing wireless carriers to proceed with the installation of thousands of small antennas transmitting at higher frequencies and power than ever used before commercially.
    There are big concerns that the higher frequencies will cause cancer. 5G wireless can be exciting for some and scary for others.
    In 2017, Arizona became the first state in the nation to enact legislation to streamline the deployment of small cell technology to support 5G.
    “Is this a technologic
  • Payton returning, starting for Pelicans vs. Knicks

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans point guard Elfrid Payton is returning from a nine-game absence Friday night when New Orleans hosts the New York Knicks.
    Payton had been listed as questionable because of a right ankle sprain, but he was listed in the official starting lineup released before tip-off.
    Acquired as a free agent this past offseason, Payton has played in five games for New Orleans, averaging 11.6 points and 6.4 assists per game.
    New Orleans also went 4-1 in games in which he played a
  • North Korea’s stable exchange rates confound economists

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — One of the biggest mysteries among North Korea economy watchers is how the country has managed to maintain stable exchange rates despite intense sanctions, political tensions and a swelling trade imbalance.
    The North claims it simply shows how strong the economy really is. But outside experts say it could reflect anything from tight loan policies and government restrictions on speculative dealing to a massive sell-off of state assets.
    Understanding what’
  • Classic car enthusiasts plan Dec. 15 festival in Havana

    HAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of antique automobiles are expected to participate in an exhibition in Havana next month, in what its organizers hope will be the biggest gathering ever of classic car enthusiasts in Cuba.
    The Dec. 15 event is planned to pay homage to the thousands of iconic old cars that cruise Cuba’s streets.
    One of the organizers, Pablo Alvarez, says that “Cubans treasure these vehicles and live proud of them.” He notes that some of the cars “have gone thro
  • First-half run propels South Florida to 73-46 win over Ohio

    MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Justin Brown, T.J. Lang and Alexis Yetna scored 11 points apiece and South Florida closed the first half with a 26-3 run to help the Bulls beat Ohio 73-46 on Friday in the Jamaica Classic.
    Yetna was 5-of-8 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Michael Durr added 10 points and Laquincy Rideau had six points, five rebounds, six assists and three steals for USF (3-0).
    After making their first two shots and taking a 4-0 lead, the Bulls missed eight consecutive field
  • Jury: Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri mother

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A jury has found a Wisconsin man guilty of first-degree murder for killing a Missouri mother who prosecutors say forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled. The Springfield News-Leader reported Friday that Nicholas Godejohn faces a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2015 killing of 48-year-old Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard.
    His attorneys don’t dispute he fatally stabbed the woman, but argued the 29-year-old ha
  • Tech Tips: Tech gadgets that can help during Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving isn’t normally associated with tech, but there are more than a few tech solutions that can help any celebration go a little smoother. So in this week’s Tech Tips, News 4 Tucson’s Tech Contributor Quincey Hobbs looks at some tech options that can increase your reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
    For those that are hitting the road for Thanksgiving, there are a handful of apps that you should not leave your home without. Now, of course, many people will be usi
  • Next week is World Toilet Day

    Tucson -World Toilet Day is Monday, Nov. 19. The day serves as an important reminder to support scientists and engineers who design new sanitation solutions.
    This makes it affordable and effective for billions of people who currently live without a decent working toilet.
    The United Nations General Assembly officially dedicated World Toilet Day in 2013 to show that living without access to basic sanitation negatively affects people’s health, safety, and education.
    Tucson Water helps by
  • Anchored in Tradition: Holiday Salad

    In Friday’s “Anchored in Tradition”, News 4 Tucson Co-anchor John Overall made a sweet-tasting salad that is sure to be a family favorite for the holidays.
    Holiday Salad
    -1 can cranberry sauce (whole)-1 tub cool whip-1 can crushed pineapple (drained)-1 small can of sweet condensed milk
    Directions:-Combine-Chill-Enjoy
    The post Anchored in Tradition: Holiday Salad appeared first on KVOA.com.
  • Kyle Busch leads title contenders in qualifying for finale

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch will lead NASCAR’s title contenders at the start of Sunday’s championship finale, but he’ll have his teammate trying to spoil the show.
    Busch was the highest qualifying driver of the four championship contenders at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Denny Hamlin won the pole for Joe Gibbs Racing, and his teammate Busch qualified second for an all-Toyota front row.
    Martin Truex Jr., the reigning series champion, qualified third in his final race wi
  • Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.
    The post Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi appeared first on KVOA.com.
  • AZ DPS Detectives bust marijuana growing operation in Northern Arizona

    Following a four-week long investigation, Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) detectives have arrested seven people in connection with two illegal marijuana cultivation operations. The Mohave Criminal Targeting Unit (CTU) coordinated residential search warrants on two properties in Yavapai County and seized a large amount of marijuana and other evidence.
    Evidence seized included:791 pounds of cultivated (raw marijuana)67 marijuana plants180 grams of THC wax107 grams of LSD (hallucinogeni
  • Peoria bird rescue seeks owner of bedazzled vest-clad pigeon

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A bird rescue center in Peoria is trying to find the owner of one colorfully dressed pigeon.
    Jody Kieran, the director of Fallen Feathers, said Friday that nobody has come forward to claim ownership of a pigeon found wearing a bedazzled vest.
    The Arizona Republic reports someone found the fine-feathered friend near an intersection last week and brought it to the rescue center.
    The organization posted a picture of the bird and the vest to Facebook.
    Kieran describes the
  • Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Environmental groups are protesting plans by federal regulators for a possible offshore petroleum lease sale in Alaska’s Beaufort Sea.
    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Thursday announced it would prepare an environmental review in support of a potential lease sale next year.
    The agency scheduled public hearings and opened a 30-day public comment period.
    The legality of Arctic offshore lease sales is the subject of a federal lawsuit.
    Environmental grou
  • Man arrested after crime spree in Sierra Vista

    A man has been arrested after a crime spree in Sierra Vista.
    The Sierra Vista Police Department arrested 19-year-old Edward Garcia with an outstanding warrant from Texas for several recent robberies and other crimes committed in Sierra Vista.
    Sierra Vista Police Department officers responded to the most recent incident on Thursday, Nov. 15, at about 5:59 p.m. after receiving a report of a panic alarm activation due to an in-progress armed robbery at Check Into Cash, located at 2101 E. Fry Blvd.
  • Coyotes forward Josh Archibald suspended for 2 games

    NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona Coyotes forward Josh Archibald was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Nashville forward Ryan Hartman’s head.
    Archibald was given a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head Thursday night in the Coyotes’ 2-1 home victory. The suspension will cost Archibald $7,258.
    Archibald has two penalty minutes in nine games this season.
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    The
  • Phillies promote Chris Young to pitching coach

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have promoted Chris Young to pitching coach on manager Gabe Kapler’s staff.
    Young was the assistant pitching coach last season. He replaces Rick Kranitz, who will not return to the team in 2019.
    Dave Lundquist will be the assistant pitching coach. He has been in Philadelphia’s minor-league system the past 11 seasons and was the pitching coach at Triple-A Lehigh Valley last year.
    Paco Figueroa will serve as major league outfield/base
  • Bol leads No. 13 Oregon past No. 15 Syracuse in 2K Classic

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bol Bol had 26 points and nine rebounds, and No. 13 Oregon beat No. 15 Syracuse 80-65 in the consolation game of the 2K Classic on Friday.
    Payton Pritchard added 18 points for the Ducks (3-1) and Kenny Wooten had 12 in the first-ever meeting between the ACC and Pac-12 programs.
    Tyus Battle scored 17 points to lead the Orange (2-2), who lost for the second time in less than 24 hours. Syracuse fell to UConn 83-76 in a semifinal on Thursday night.
    The Orange missed 23 of 28 3-
  • Black ‘Furr-day’ deals offered at PACC

    Pima Animal Care Center
    TUCSON – Across the nation, shoppers can find great deals on Black Friday. This year, one of those deals could be a cute pet.
    On Black Friday, the Pima Animal Care Center will be open from noon to 5 p.m. to offer a fantastic deal on pets, ages four months and up, with any amount of black fur. During this time, the PACC will waive adoptions fees for this group of pets.
    According to officials, there will also be deals on other pets at the shelter. The adoption fees of
  • Expert: Rare snake with 2 heads found in Virginia has died

    WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation’s capital has died.
    The Washington Post reports state herpetologist JD Kleopfer said in a Facebook post this week that the snake had died. He says it passed away peacefully last week for no apparent reason, and was discovered dead one morning.
    The Copperhead snake was found in a northern Virginia neighborhood in September.
    The Wildlife Center of Virginia previou
  • The Latest: Attorney: US Attorney’s Office in Kansas stalled

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a an investigation into secretly-recorded prisoners’ phone calls at a Kansas prison (all times local):
    5:45 p.m.
    A court-appointed attorney investigating the use of secretly recorded conversations between prisoners and their attorneys says he was stunned and disappointed when he realized the U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas was not cooperating with his investigation.
    David Cohen, an Ohio attorney who was appointed by a federal judge to inv
  • N4T Investigators: How much is too much when it comes to kids and video games?

    In our everyday lives, technology surrounds us – from personal computers – to tablets and smartphones.
    But, how much is too much, especially when it comes to kids and video games?
    New reports show some of those games like the popular Fortnite can be as addictive as heroin.
    The News 4 Tucson Investigators looked into the problems these games can cause.
    “Some children are playing five, six, seven hours of video games a day, which in my opinion, is far too much time spent,”
  • Salah Egypt’s ‘superman’ again with last-minute winner

    Mohamed Salah scored in the last minute to give Egypt a 3-2 win over Tunisia in African Cup of Nations qualifying on Friday, taking the forward’s tally to 10 goals in his last eight games for his country.
    Salah slipped through the Tunisian defense right at the end after a one-two with Salah Mohsen and finished neatly with his left foot to settle a North African derby where the teams were playing for pride more than anything else — both have already qualified for next year’s Cup
  • Arizona’s big counties still have Nov. 6 ballots to tally

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Secretary of State officials say the large counties of Pima and Maricopa still have thousands of ballots from the Nov. 6 election to count going into the weekend.
    The agency’s data analyst Garrett Archer said Friday on his Twitter account The AZ Data Guru that Arizona’s 13 smaller counties have completed their tallies, but some 85,000 ballots are outstanding in Maricopa, home to Phoenix and more than half the state’s population. He says about 7,000
  • UMBC beats Air Force 77-72 in 2 OT

    BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Joe Sherburne made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and UMBC beat Air Force 77-72 in double overtime on Friday in the Bimini Jam.
    Brandon Horvath’s 3-pointer with 1:35 left in the second overtime gave the Retrievers a 71-69 lead and Max Curran scored on their next possession as Air Force went scoreless for nearly two minutes until Lavelle Scottie’s 3-pointer with 22 seconds left. K.J. Jackson went 1 of 2 at the line, Air Force was off on a 3-pointer a
  • Two Arizonans arrested in two separate smuggling attempts

    TUCSON – Two Arizona residents and three Mexican nationals were taken into custody at the State Route 80 Immigration Checkpoint this week.
    According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a 31-year-old man from Mesa was arrested Sunday after Border Patrol agents found a 36-year-old woman from Honduras and an 18-year-old man from Mexico in the truck of his Ford Fusion.
    On Thursday, Border Patrol also located a 17-year-old and a 41-year-old who were hidden in a trunk of a Hyundai Sonata. The
  • Yoga studio shooting hero to get $30,000 for law school

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University’s president and board of trustees have committed $30,000 of their personal money to help cover law school costs for a man credited with confronting a shooter at a Tallahassee yoga studio and giving others time to escape. The Tallahassee Democrat reports FSU President John Thrasher and the board made the commitment Friday.
    Joshua Quick is a second-year law student at Florida State. He has been called a hero for struggling with 40-year-
  • Georgia: Deputy fatally shoots man who stabbed him at hotel

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a deputy shot a man who stabbed him multiple times.
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Stephan Psillos shot 25-year-old Jack Darrel Fields Jr. of El Paso, Texas. Fields was pronounced dead at the scene. The wounded deputy was taken to Augusta University Medical Center for treatment.
    A GBI news release says the sheriff’s office was called to a Residence Inn on Thursday night. Psil
  • World Series MVP Pearce stays with Red Sox for $6.25M

    BOSTON (AP) — World Series MVP Steve Pearce is staying with the Red Sox.
    Boston and the first baseman agreed Friday to a $6.25 million, one-year contract.
    Pearce was a free agent after completing a $12.5 million, two-year deal he agreed to with Toronto in December 2016. He earned an additional $150,000 bonus for his selection as World Series MVP. His new deal also includes award bonuses.
    A major league nomad of 12 teams, the 35-year-old was traded to Boston in late June. He played 50 games
  • Tribute to Henry Koffler at Crowder Hall

    Henry Koffler was the first alumnus president of the University of Arizona and died in March at 95-years-old. On Monday, Nov. 19, UA will be honoring Koffler with a tribute to his life.…

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