News archive from 2 November 2017

Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton's favorite stat: wins

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Cardinals QB Drew Stanton isn't concerned with stats, just wins | 1:11Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton doesn't know how many games he's won in the...

AZCentral, 20:32 in Sport

Videotaped confession aired at trial reveals details about Ame Deal's death

CLOSE Case of Phoenix girl who died in footlocker A videotape played in Maricopa County Superior Court on Wednesday showed the initial interview between a Phoenix police detective and John Allen, in which Allen confesses to locking Ame Deal in a box...


Is traditional trick-or-treating dead?

Is trick-or-treating over? Not for the year, I mean for good. In east Mesa, I passed out candy to maybe a few dozen costumed kids. People on social media reported a similar drought in other parts of Mesa and Tempe.  Over in Chandler, Randi Condit said...


Penzone says Maricopa County jail meals are sufficient, offers a taste to media

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone on Wednesday addressed concerns being raised by some inmates and activists who claim the county still is serving inadequate meals at its jails under his new leadership. He even offered the media a taste. As of...


Xavier golf wins 7th consecutive girls title, 35th overall; Chaparral claims boys title

In the words of LeBron James: Not three. Not four. Not five. Not six. No, Phoenix Xavier College Prep golf just won its seventh consecutive state title and it's won 35 overall. On Tuesday, Xavier finished 15-over par and defeated Chandler Hamilton by...

AZCentral, 21:38 in Sport
UnitedHealthcare to cut 381 Phoenix jobs after losing military health contract

UnitedHealthcare to cut 381 Phoenix jobs after losing military health contract

UnitedHealthcare will eliminate 381 jobs in metro Phoenix on Jan. 2 after losing a lucrative federal contract to provide health care to military families.  The Minnesota-based health insurer this week informed employees their positions would be...


Anxious Dodgers fans brace for historic World Series Game 7

Momo Rodriguez is doing his part for the Dodgers during Game 7 of the World Series. Like so many baseball fans, he’s superstitious. So he came to the last game of the Fall Classic on Wednesday wearing the same clothes he’d worn to Game 6, which the...


T.J. Warren scores career-high 40 points as Suns storm back to topple Wizards

By The Associated Press T.J. Warren scored 28 of his career-high 40 points in the second half and the Phoenix Suns overcame a 22-point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 122-116 on Wednesday night. Warren also had 10 rebounds and Devin Booker...

AZCentral, 22:08 in Sport

3 takeaways from Pacers 124-107 victory over Cavaliers

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInIndiana Pacers visit the LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Indiana Pacers' Thaddeus Young (21) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers' Jae Crowder (99) in the...

Usa Today, 22:24 in Sport

Astros player's words, racist gesture spur condemnation, conversation

CLOSE After crushing a second-inning home run off Dodgers starter Yu Darvish in Game 3 of the World Series, television cameras caught Yuli Gurriel making a slanted-eyes gesture in the Houston dugout. Eve Collins was sitting at a table in her Phoenix...


Coyotes return home hoping to get season straightened out

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona Coyotes 2017 season FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall, of Sweden, (55) checks Arizona Coyotes center Nick Cousins (25) in the first...

AZCentral, 22:46 in Sport

Paola Boivin, Dan Majerle among new inductees to Arizona Sports Hall of Fame

The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame gained five new members Wednesday night, all with 20-plus years of service to their adopted state. The 47th Hall of Fame class is Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill, former Phoenix Suns star and current Grand Canyon...

AZCentral, 23:02 in Sport

Sheriff's Office: Bank-fraud suspect sought in $24,000 theft

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday asked for the public's help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing $24,700 from another person's bank account. The bank fraud occurred in May, with the withdrawals taking place at three different...

Pedestrian crossing the street dies after being struck by vehicle in Phoenix

Pedestrian crossing the street dies after being struck by vehicle in Phoenix

A man was killed Wednesday evening after being hit by a vehicle while he was crossing a Phoenix street, officials said. The accident occurred at 6:45 p.m. near Seventh Street and Jones Avenue, north of Broadway Road, said Phoenix police Sgt. Jonathan...


Yavapai County woman loses $1,000 in jury duty scam

A Yavapai County woman was swindled out of $1,000 after someone purporting to be a Sheriff's Office official told her she had missed jury duty and needed to immediately pay a fine or face arrest, officials said. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office...


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