Arizona

Dispute Over USDA Relief Payments Between North & South

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A nonpartisan report from the US Government Accountability Office reveals that Southern states have been receiving more in payouts from the USDA Market Facilitation Program than other regions. Farmers in states like Minnesota and North Dakota received on average between $29,000 and $36,000 in payouts from the program. In states like Georgia and Arizona, those payouts ranged…

Arizona Man Sentenced For Shooting & Robbery Last Year In Valley City

22-year-old Cornelious Johnson was given 10 years in prison for two counts of attempted murder and one count of robbery

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Mesa, Arizona man has been sentenced for a shooting and robbery in Valley City last November. 22-year-old Cornelious Johnson was given 10 years in prison for two counts of attempted murder and one count of robbery. The sentence was part of a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to all three charges. The man…

No Trial For Man Accused Of Shooting A Man Last November In Valley City

22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The trial for an Arizona man accused of shooting a man in Valley City last November has been called off. 22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case. He has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and robbery. Sentencing has been set for October 24. The man Johnson shot is now 20 and continues…

United Blood Services Is Now Known As Vitalant

It will be a unified brand for 127 donation centers nationwide

FARGO, N.D. — United Blood Services is getting a new name: Vitalant. It will be a unified brand for 127 donation centers nationwide. Vitalant will maintain the same community-based staff in every donation center. The centers and 30,000 mobile blood drives welcome more than 780,000 donors who supply 1.8 million donations per year. The national headquarters is based in Scottsdale, Arizona….

Memorials And Services Are Set For Arizona Sen. John McCain

Former Presidents Obama and Bush To Speak At Service, President Trump Not Invited To Attend

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. The Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona, and two-time candidate for president, died Saturday after fighting a brain tumor. He was 81. McCain will lie in state at the Arizona capitol on Wednesday…

4 more Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce, 2 in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – Four more deaths have been reported in the multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, the CDC confirmed in a June 1 update. Two of the latest deaths were in Minnesota. According to the CDC, 25 more ill people from 13 states were added to the lettuce investigation since the last update on May 16. Three more…

Maker of Subsys Sued By Minnesota Attorney General

Lawsuit accuses drugmaker Insys Therapeutics of encouraging physicians to prescribe the painkiller at higher doses than recommended

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company alleging that it illegally marketed a painkiller made from the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The lawsuit accuses drugmaker Insys Therapeutics of encouraging physicians to prescribe the painkiller Subsys at higher doses than recommended. The drug is used to manage pain for cancer patients, but Swanson says…

Remains Found Believed To Be Those Of Missing Woman With North Dakota Ties

Her Ex-Husband Is Being Held In Her Disappearance

CACTUS CITY, CA — Police believe they have found the remains of a missing Dickinson native in California. Retired Army Captain Julia Jacobson and her dog went missing in September. Investigators later concluded that foul play was involved. Her ex-husband, Dalen Ware, was arrested on suspicion of murder in Arizona last month. Police say information from him led them to…

President Trump Not Sorry About Pardoning Arizona Sheriff

He called the former Arizona sheriff a "patriot" who loves his country

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump is defending his decision to pardon Joe Arpaio. Trump was asked about his controversial decision during a joint press conference with the president of Finland. He called the former Arizona sheriff a “patriot” who loves his country. Arpaio faced a possible jail sentence due to a federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols. Trump…

Senators Offer Support After Fellow Senator McCain Is Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

It Was Discovered During Surgery For A Blood Clot Last Week

PHOENIX, AZ — Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. In a statement late Wednesday, doctors revealed that he has glioblastoma, the most aggressive cancer that begins within the brain. It was discovered at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix during a surgery to remove a blood clot….