Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press

Jonathan J. Cooper

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Sacramento, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan J.:

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on the constitutional right to bear arms. → Read More

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on the constitutional right to bear arms. → Read More

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on the constitutional right to bear arms. → Read More

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on the constitutional right to bear arms. → Read More

WATCH: Good Samaritans rush to rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off pier

The good Samaritans worked together with several people on the dock, who used a rope to pull the woman to safety. → Read More

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) - Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. "Sometimes I do think about the school shootings," said Tetschner, who doesn't pay much attention to politics but has been disappointed in President… → Read More

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. "Sometimes I do think about the school shootings," said Tetschner, who doesn't pay much attention to politics but has been disappointed in President… → Read More

Hours old baby found naked and abandoned in Md. wooded area

Maryland has a Safe Haven Law that guarantees anonymous and safe locations at which to give up a child within 10 days of birth. → Read More

S. Dakota woman thought she had kidney stones, but gave birth to triplets

Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki were born early, and the Giltz family hope to bring them home soon. → Read More

Body cam video: Calif. police officers save choking child

Dramatic body cam video released by police in Culver City, California, shows two officers racing into an apartment last month to save a boy who was choking. → Read More

Report: Arizona prison boss slow to react to broken locks

PHOENIX (AP) - Locks failed for years at an Arizona prison and allowed for serious beatings of prisoners and guards, but Corrections Director Charles Ryan failed to appreciate the seriousness of the problem until he saw video of an assault that was broadcast on television, according to a report released Thursday. Whether Ryan was misled or disregarded information reported to him, he bears… → Read More

Arizona prosecutor who questioned Kavanaugh accuser promoted

An Arizona sex-crimes prosecutor who questioned Christine Blasey Ford about her sexual assault allegation against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been promoted to a top prosecutorial job in metro Phoenix. Rachel Mitchell was named chief deputy of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office → Read More

Arizona prosecutor who questioned Kavanaugh accuser promoted

PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona sex-crimes prosecutor who questioned Christine Blasey Ford about her sexual assault allegation against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been promoted to a top prosecutorial job in metro Phoenix. Rachel Mitchell was named chief deputy of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office last week, taking on the top staff position with Republican County Attorney Bill… → Read More

Sex-Crimes Prosecutor Who Questioned Christine Blasey Ford During Kavanaugh Hearings Promoted to Top Arizona Prosecution Job

Rachel Mitchell, the prosecutor who questioned Blasey Ford about her sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh, has been promoted. → Read More

Arizona Rep. Gallego supports Trump impeachment inquiry

PHOENIX (AP) - U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego on Thursday became the third Arizona Democrat to back an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump. The lawmaker from Phoenix said on the House floor... → Read More

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

PHOENIX (AP) - Nike announced Thursday it's going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb even though Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey blocked state money for the facility when the company pulled a flag-themed shoe from the market. The shoemaker did not address the controversy in announcing its plans for a $184 million factory with at least 500 jobs in Goodyear. Despite… → Read More

Arizona governor yanks Nike grant over flag shoe flap

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that Nike cannot get state money for a planned factory in a Phoenix suburb after the athletic company pulled an American → Read More

Mexico conference highlights Ducey's border balancing act

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey talks often about the strong partnership he has fostered with his neighbor to the south, Gov. Claudia Pavlovich of Sonora, Mexico. And the former chief executive of an international business is an ardent supporter of free trade and the easy flow of business across the border. He's also a strong supporter of Donald Trump and consistently backs the… → Read More

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun → Read More

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology seen as critical for the wider deployment of renewable energy and for a more resilient power grid. But an… → Read More