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Four Sacks Earns Chandler Jones NFC Defensive Player Of Week Linebacker gets award after dominating in New York.

Melting car dashboards have owners concerned No part of your car should melt when it gets too hot, but Carol Wuest says her dashboard is doing just that. Carol owns a Toyota Sienna minivan and her fingers stick to the dashboard as she touches it. She says it's a safety concern. "At night its worse because the lights that glare and virtually I cannot see to drive," Carol says.

Downtown Phoenix Fry's grocery store opens Wednesday It was initially expected to open in late September, a spokesperson told ABC15 over the summer, but it was pushed back to October.

Modeling cybersecurity after the human body TUCSON, Ariz - Imagine if the systems that protect our technology were like our immune systems. A team at the University of Arizona is doing just that: modeling cybersecurity after the human body. Cybersecurity fends off electronic attacks coming through our internet, WiFi, and Bluetooth connections.

UK prime minister mulls early election over Brexit impasse LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be pushing for an early general election after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit deal before Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union on Oct. 31.

Eagles escape Bears to reinforce their grip on first place PRESCOTT VALLEY - When the two top teams in a league square off against one another, everyone can expect a thrilling battle of epic proportions. Tuesday's match between Flagstaff and Bradshaw Mountain, the two top teams in the Grand Canyon Region, was exactly that.

Yavapai Athletics holds its 7th annual Hall of Fame The Yavapai College athletic department had their 7th annual Hall of Fame inductions on Saturday, Oct. 19, during a brunch at the St. Michael Hotel in downtown Prescott.

Local Bowling in Brief: Team Lucky 7 still in leading after Week 10 in Four's a Crowd league After completing Week 10 at Antelope Lanes, Four's a Crowd bowling league finds Team 7 "Lucky 7" still in first place. They are followed by Team 4 "Madd Hatters" in second place. Team 9 "Yabba Dabba Doo!" held top spots across the board with high-scratch game, high-scratch series, high-handicap game, and high-handicap series.

Nationals top Astros in World Series opener HOUSTON - Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express. A 20-year-old prodigy with a passion for the big moment, Soto homered onto the train tracks high above the left field wall and hit a two-run double as the Nationals tagged Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros 5-4 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.

Thailand puts crimp in return plans of Cambodian opposition BANGKOK - Thailand has barred a top leader of Cambodia's opposition party from entering the country, casting doubt on plans for its exiled leaders to return to their homeland against the Cambodian government's wishes.

3rd delay in trial for Louisiana judge accused of sex crimes NEW ORLEANS - The trial for a Louisiana judge accused of molesting teenage girls has been delayed for a third time. The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reported Tuesday that the Attorney General's Office and the defendant's attorneys agreed to delay trial from Oct.

Turkey signals it's holding back on resuming Syria push ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's Defense Ministry is signaling it won't resume its offensive in northeast Syria, following agreements reached with the U.S. and Russia. The ministry said early on Wednesday the U.S.

The Latest: Hong Kong government withdraws unpopular bill HONG KONG - The Latest on Hong Kong's crisis :. Hong Kong's government has formally withdrawn an unpopular extradition bill that sparked unruly protests, which morphed into a broader campaign for democratic change in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The security chief announced in the legislature on Wednesday that the bill was being withdrawn.

US defense secretary in Iraq to discuss troops leaving Syria Defense Secretary Mark Esper has arrived in Baghdad on a visit aimed at working out details about the future of American troops that are withdrawing from Syria to neighboring Iraq.

Cincinnati's new bearcat mascot needs a name CINCINNATI - An Ohio zoo's newest baby bearcat is ready to make its debut as the University of Cincinnati's next live mascot. But first she needs a name. The Cincinnati Zoo showed off the newborn bearcat Friday. Zoo staff are asking visitors to suggest a name for the young bearcat.

Illegal BASE jumper calls police after cell tower mishap - A BASE jumper who jumped illegally from a northwestern Wisconsin cellphone tower ended up calling the police on himself after his parachute became caught on a guy wire, leaving him dangling perilously 50 feet from the ground. Police say the 20-year-old man jumped from the 300-foot Charter Communications tower in Menomonie on Thursday morning.

Wyoming man grows 1,491-pound pumpkin, breaks state record - Wyoming officials say a Cheyenne man has grown a pumpkin that weighs in at 1,491 pounds, a new state record. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported Thursday that Andy Corbin grew the gourd in his backyard. For perspective, scientists say newborn elephants weigh about 200 pounds on average.

India's SpiceJet to open its first international hub in UAE RAS AL-KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates - The Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet says it plans to open an international hub in the United Arab Emirates, its first hub overseas. Company officials and the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah made the announcement on Wednesday in the northernmost sheikhdom of the oil-rich UAE, signing an agreement for the expansion.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio pushes bid to erase conviction pardoned by Trump Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear arguments Wednesday in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to erase his now-pardoned contempt of court conviction from his record.

Arpaio pushes bid to erase conviction pardoned by Trump PHOENIX - An appeals court in San Francisco will hear arguments Wednesday in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to erase his contempt of court conviction from his record after he was pardoned by President Donald Trump.

Wyatt Earp comes back to life through trilogy TUCSON - A man has been studying an Old West Lawman for six decades and he is releasing a trilogy on him. The books focus on Wyatt Earp who is known for being Tombstone's Deputy Marshal and taking part in the historic O.K. Corral Shootout.

'Mimic pill' dealer pleads guilty to narcotic sales A 'mimic pill' case dating back to June, 2018, concluded recently with the sentencing of 20-year-old Prescott Valley resident Lester James Suter III. Suter was one of two young men arrested last year on June 7 following an investigation into the overdose death of Jared Friederick, 18, of Prescott Valley.

Prescott 'pedestrian scramble' will continue Pedestrian safety outweighed driver convenience this week in the Prescott City Council's decision to continue the "pedestrian scramble" at a prominent downtown intersection. A majority of council members agreed on Tuesday, Oct.

PCA presents… Horror: Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' paired with Ghost Talk Experience Prescott Center for the Arts is serving up a dose of horror this Halloween season by pairing up performances of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" with its Ghost Talk Experience. Jean Lippincott, director of "Dracula" said she was a teenager when she first read the story.

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