News archive from 2 February 2018

Lawmakers urge more action to grapple with Texas’ maternal health problems

Lawmakers urge more action to grapple with Texas’ maternal health problems

AUSTIN -- It's no secret that Texas has a serious health crisis on its hands with the alarming number of women dying due to issues related to pregnancy within a year after giving birth, and state leaders haven't yet come to a consensus on finding the...

Chron, 19:05 in Politics

Arizona Coyotes' Alex Goligoski sees similarities between Coyotes, Stars organizations

When Alex Goligoski got to Dallas in 2011, it looked a lot like how Arizona looks these days. And not just because of the warm-weather climate. The 32-year-old Goligoski, who is in his second season with the Coyotes, sees many similarities between his...

AZCentral, 19:12 in Sport

Police: Kids got THC edibles from student's Halloween candy bowl at home

CLOSE Goodyear official speaks about five children ingesting edible marijuana ''gummy candies,'' at Goodyear school. Five children who became ill Tuesday at a Goodyear school after ingesting what police say was THC-laced candy obtained the edibles...


County paid $1 million to settle Arpaio-era immigration lawsuit

Maricopa County has paid nearly $1 million in attorneys fees as final settlement of an ongoing lawsuit over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's workplace immigration raids. The case, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the immigrant advocacy group...


New England Patriots' Tom Brady returns to Minnesota, his childhood playground

MINNEAPOLIS - As it turns out, the super model's husband and the endorser of Ugg boots, Aston Martin sports cars and Tag Heuer watches might be somewhat of a regular guy. On Sunday, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will play here in his eighth Super...

AZCentral, 19:33 in Sport

Couch: Tom Izzo has chosen a standoff with ESPN – one he might win

CLOSE Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo talks to media on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, after the Spartans beat Penn State. EAST LANSING - This much became clear Wednesday night: Tom Izzo is not going to let ESPN dictate the terms of how and when...

Usa Today, 20:15 in Sport

Phoenix firefighters deal with opioids every day. But do they fit into a solution?

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEA LOOK AT THE OPIOID CRISIS Slippery battle for patients addicted to opioids | 9:01Addiction sneaks up on pain patients in the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, and their shared battles for recovery are fraught with...


Sheriff: Murder-suicide suspected in Yavapai County deaths

CLOSE Readers can send news tips to via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office. A man and woman were found shot to death in a Yavapai County home Tuesday and officials believe the deaths were an apparent...


Moore: Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson battle in Waste Management Phoenix Open first round

Golf comes with style at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The pairings have subtext. The play is intense. And the fans strike a balance between savvy and sauced up. Bill Hass jumped out to an early lead Thursday at TPC Scottsdale, shooting 7-under...

AZCentral, 21:25 in Sport

Can't make it to the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open? You can now view it in virtual reality

Can't make it to the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open this year? Well, the PGA Tour has you covered. For the first time, fans can experience TPC Scottsdale's most electric attraction in full virtual reality and 360-video by using a...

AZCentral, 21:25 in Sport

Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller wins salary arbitration case

Pitcher Shelby Miller won his salary arbitration case on Thursday against the Diamondbacks after missing most of last season because of a torn elbow ligament, a decision that gave players a 2-0 record this year. Miller was awarded a $200,000 raise to...

AZCentral, 22:28 in Sport
Rex Tillerson says Venezuelan president could 'choose to just leave'

Rex Tillerson says Venezuelan president could 'choose to just leave'

AUSTIN -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used a stop at his alma mater on Thursday to continue to put more heat on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro and reminded the audience that historically in South America when conditions get so bad the...

Chron, 22:46 in Politics

Congressman: Trump plans to build 256 miles of border wall in south Texas

President Donald Trump's administration plans to build 256 miles of new barriers on the Texas-Mexico border, according to a Democratic congressman who said he was briefed on the plan. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, who represents a district that abuts the...


Key excerpts from Arizona lawmakers' speeches in debate over Don Shooter's ouster

CLOSE Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard records the vote to officially expel Rep. Don Shooter from the House on Feb. 1, 2018. Carly Henry/ On Thursday, the Arizona House of Representatives voted to expel Rep. Don Shooter over complaints...


Inside look: NY’s largest casino opens with hope to revive the Catskills

CLOSE A look inside the Resorts World Catskills casino, under construction and opening soon in Monticello Jan. 25, 2018. Buy Photo ALBANY – Exit Route 17 in Sullivan County and go to the former Kutsher's Country Club and you can still see the remnants...


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