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Newslog for 11/14/19

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By Gulsen Ozdemir

-ARIZONA-

-Man Found Dead In Pond-

On Thursday, authorities discovered a body floating in a pond in Phoenix. Police have started an investigation, but mentioned that the initial research shows the body must have been in the water for a significant amount of time. This story is developing.

(Video Courtesy: Twitter/rdavisfox10)

-Man Under the Influence Causes Wrong-way Crash-

On Thursday morning, a man entered Interstate 40 from the wrong-way causing a head-on collision. Arizona Department of Public Safety has said that the incident occurred at 3:20 AM when Everytt Begay, 48, started driving west in the eastbound lane on the highway near Flagstaff. Begay crashed into a commercial vehicle, but luckily the driver was not hurt. Begay has been arrested and booked into Coconino County jail for driving under the influence.

(Twitter/ Everytt Begay)


-LOCAL-

-Wanted-

Navajo County Sheriff’s Office has released this picture of Patrick Martin Curtain and asked public to contact the police if they happen to have any information about Curtain. 30-year-old Curtain has an arrest warrant for aggravated DUI.



-TODAY IN HISTORY-

  • The Cherokee Tribe ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review their claim on 1 million acres of land in Texas, 1921
  • The U.S. and Yugoslavia sign a military pact
  • President Kennedy increases the number of advisors in Vietnam from 1,000 to 16,000, 1961

-TIPS-

On November 23, Winslow Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 73rd Annual Christmas Parade. This year’s theme is I Will Be Home For Christmas. For more information click to the link below.


-SPORTS-

By Bill McGuire

-NBA-

The Phoenix Suns (6-4) will host the Atlanta Hawks (4-6) tonight at the Talking Stick Arena. The start time is 6:00p.m. on FSA. The Suns are averaging 116.6 points per game, while allowing 110.4 per game. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 106.5 per game, while allowing 110.1 per game. Both teams sit in 8th place in their respective conferences. Among the league leaders are #3 Ricky Rubio (PHX-8.8 assist per game) and #4 Trae Young (ATL-8.7 assist per game). In the Power Rankings the Phoenix Suns jumped 3 spots from #12 to #9. The Atlanta Hawks fall from #21 to #27.

-NFL-

Thursday Night Football will present an age-old rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4) and Cleveland Browns (3-6), on FOX and the NFL Network from Cleveland’s FirstEnergy Stadium. Pittsburgh won 7 of the last 8 meetings with the only blemish being a tie at the beginning of last season. Cleveland has fallen short of expectations this season. They are clinging to hope and are coming off a close win over the Buffalo Bills last week. As for the Pittsburgh Steelers after coming off a disappointing start of the season they have gone on a roll with 4 straight victories and hold on to the last play-off spot in the AFC. Since the Steelers traded for Minkah Fitzpatrick the Steelers defense has gone from giving up 30.5 points, and 445 yards per game to 17.1 points and 300 yards per game. It was Fitzpatrick’s 43 yard fumble recovery against the Rams that was returned for a TD for the winning score. Cleveland’s defense is ranked 17th in the NFL. It’s been great against the pass (ranked 7th) but just as they been great against the pass they have been horrible against the run (ranked 27th).

-NHL-

The Arizona Coyotes (11-6-2) take on the Minnesota Wild (6-11-1) in Minnesota tonight. Game starts at 6:00p.m. FSA-PLUS, RADIO-FOX SPORTS 910 AM. With the 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues and their win over the Washington Capitals on Monday, the Arizona Coyotes became the first team to beat the previous two Stanley Cup Championship teams, back-to-back nights on the road in NHL history. This year the Capitals (14-2-4) and Blues (12-3-4) are ranked #1 and #2 in the Power Rankings. The Coyotes (11-6-2) jumped up in the Power Rankings from#11 to #7. The Coyotes sit in 4th place in the Western Conference while Minnesota sits in 14th.