Hot Links: Taurasi Named MVP, Arrests, and 4,000 Pounds of Pot
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will be named WNBA MVP today. Taurasi, who leads the Mercury into the WNBA finals series against the Indiana Fever at US Airways Center tonight, has averaged more than 20 points per game this season...Mesa police arrested ASU student Karla Jauregui on Sunday. Jauregui is accused of beating an employee at a Mesa clothing store with a tire iron during a robbery. Jauregui had been majoring in criminal justice at ASU...
The Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park tonight, in the first game of a three-game series. The D-backs will seek their third victory in a row after beating the San Diego Padres on Sunday, while the Giants hope to keep their postseason chances alive with a win...Gilbert police arrested a man named Todd Radtke Monday night and booked him on felony assault charges. Radtke is accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach...Police in Nogales, Arizona say they need three storage facilities to house 4000 pounds of marijuana that officials seized in one week. Police say most of the smuggled pot is stashed in houses in Rico Rico, halfway between the border and a checkpoint.
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