News archive from 3 May 2017

Death penalty trial begins in Huntsville church food pantry slayings

The death penalty trial of Huntsville's church food pantry killings suspect will begin with opening statements Wednesday morning, despite concerns about the racial makeup of the jury. Richard Burgin, 53, is on trial for capital murder in the May 21,...

 

Intel on 'imminent plot' drove airline electronics ban, top lawmaker says

Strong intelligence pointing to an "imminent plot" drove the decision in March to ban large electronics in carry-on baggage on flights into the U.S., according to a senior House Republican. "Specific and credible intelligence that there...

Fox News, 19:25 in Politics
 

Mistrial declared in NAU murder trial as jury reaches impasse

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare NAU STUDENT SHOOTING CASENAU shooting defendant Steven Jones describes the shooting | 16:17Steven Jones, on trial for first-degree murder and aggravated assault for the NAU shooting in October 2015, describes the...

 

Phoenix's warm, dry April conditions expected to amp up in May

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA SPRING WEATHER 2017Lightning over Phoenix | 0:07Scenes from a lightning storm over Phoenix Monday, March 28, 2017. 1 of 3CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA SPRING WEATHER 2017Clouds over Phoenix |...

 

Connor McDavid following Wayne Gretzky's advice as he also follows in his footsteps

The Great One came out to watch the Next One at Rogers Place on Tuesday, with Wayne Gretzky settling into a lower-bowl seat to watch Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers prepare for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Ducks on...

 

Alaska lawmakers mull measure calling abortion 'child abuse'

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A conservative state lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. The amendment from...

Chron, 19:43 in Health
 

Are anti-depressants safe during pregnancy?

Women who rely on medication often face a tough choice during pregnancy. They want to keep their babies safe and reduce the risk of harm, but many take daily prescriptions to relieve pain, balance hormones, or control their emotions. Stopping these...

Fox News, 19:46 in Health
 

Intel on 'imminent threat' drove airline electronics ban, top lawmaker says

Strong intelligence pointing to an "imminent threat" drove the decision in March to ban large electronics in carry-on baggage on flights into the U.S., according to a senior House Republican. "Specific and credible intelligence that...

Fox News, 19:47 in Politics
 

Officials: Man sentenced to life in prison in killing of retired police officer outside Gila River casino

A man has been sentenced to six consecutive life sentences without chance of parole on Monday for the killing of a retired police officer and then carjacking a witness, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Police investigators said John Albert Campos...

 

Glendale woman accused of firing 9 shots at ex-boyfriend

A Glendale woman is accused of inviting her ex-boyfriend over to her house and then firing nine shots at him and a friend as they tried to flee, striking the friend's car and a neighbor's vehicle, according to police. Maria Roxana Acosta Quintana, 23,...

 

UN marks first World Tuna Day with calls to conserve it

UNITED NATIONS –  The United Nations is marking the first World Tuna Day with calls to conserve one of the globe's most popular fish to be caught and eaten. General Assembly President Peter Thomson said Tuesday that tuna plays a critical role "in...

 

Phoenix air traffic controllers who helped save pilot, passenger receive national award

Four air traffic controllers received a national award in March for saving the life of a pilot and passenger in a small plane. The four men — Carlton Wickstrom, Aaron Fones, Brian Bond and Doug Hart — are controllers for the Phoenix Terminal Approach...

 

Bickley: Booker's reach extends far beyond Phoenix

Devin Booker is the future of the Suns. His charisma is off the charts. His popularity is staggering. It makes perfect sense that a life-size cutout of the NBA star is currently the focal point of a second-grade classroom. Until you learn that school...

AZCentral, 20:25 in Sport
 

Arizona Cardinals 'in talks' with QB Blaine Gabbert

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: Cards picks make instant impact? | 1:58azcentral sports' Jay Dieffenbach and Kent Somers discuss what to expect from the Cardinals' 2017 NFL...

AZCentral, 20:25 in Sport
 

Trump expected to sign executive order on religious liberty on Thursday

President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on religious liberty this Thursday--- which is the National Day of Prayer, senior White House sources confirmed Tuesday to Fox News. An early draft of the order, leaked in February, would have...

Fox News, 20:29 in Politics
 

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