GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating a double shooting at a Glendale home. Two men reportedly were shot and wounded and taken to a hospital for treatment. The incident occurred about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at a house near Peoria and 51st avenues. Glendale police say one man suffered gunshot wounds that are considered to be life-threatening. The names and ages of the men weren't immediately released.
PHOENIX (AP) - The widow of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by an Arizona police officer says she feels "betrayed" by jurors who acquitted him of murder. Laney Sweet told CBS News on Tuesday that she doesn't understand how jurors could acquit Philip Mitchell Brailsford of killing her husband, Daniel Shaver of Texas. Sweet noted that jurors saw video showing her husband crawling and begging police not to shoot him in a hotel hallway.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." Meghan McCain, a panelist on the program, told Biden Wednesday she hadn't been able to get through his new memoir, "Promise Me, Dad," which centers on the death in 2015 of his son, Beau, from aggressive tumor called a glioblastoma. Doctors found this summer that John McCain had the same type of tumor.
PHOENIX (AP) - A group of business leaders is pushing for a measure to go on the 2020 ballot that would increase the sales tax that supports Arizona public K-12 schools and universities. The Arizona Republic reports that the group announced the effort on Tuesday that aims to replace and expand a current voter-approved sales tax set to expire in mid-2021. The proposed 1.5 cent sales tax is estimated to pump about $900 million more into education.
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