News archive from 3 December 2017

Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

WASHINGTON - Smoked pot? Want to go to war? No problem. As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth - as long as they realize they can't do so again...

Chron, 19:27 in Politics
Longtime Michigan Rep. Sander Levin won't run in 2018

Longtime Michigan Rep. Sander Levin won't run in 2018

LANSING, Mich. - Democratic Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan announced Saturday that he will not seek re-election to a 19th term in 2018. Levin, whose Democratic-leaning district is in suburban Detroit, said he will teach at the University of Michigan...

Chron, 19:27 in Politics
Mueller removed top FBI agent over possible anti-Trump texts

Mueller removed top FBI agent over possible anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON - The special counsel, Robert Mueller, removed a top FBI agent from his investigation into Russian election meddling after the Justice Department's inspector general began examining whether the agent had sent text messages that expressed...

Chron, 19:27 in Politics

Phoenix police release video of restaurant bathroom shooting

CLOSE Phoenix police released footage of two men who investigators believe shot a woman through the wall of a restaurant bathroom in April. Phoenix police are asking for the public's help to find two men who they believe fired a gun in a bathroom...


Netflix, Spotify and ... Lyft? Ride-share companies eye subscription services

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSESELF-DRIVING CARS Waymo's fully self-driving cars are here | 2:47Google's Waymo shows off their self-driving car technology is a new advertisement. Video credit: Waymo SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSESELF-DRIVING CARS 5 things to...


Phoenix weather: We just broke 77-year record for heat. And it's not cooling down soon

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSESURVIVING THE HEAT IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN 5 myths about Phoenix's high temperatures | 1:01It's a dry heat, right? Not necessarily - find out what other misconceptions people have about our weather in the Valley of the...


ASU women's basketball downs undefeated Buffalo in ASU Classic opener

Playing against a zone for the entire game, Arizona State women's basketball patiently chipped away at undefeated Buffalo for a 76-57 win Saturday. The Sun Devils (6-2) led wire to wire but started slow in the opener of their holiday tournament, up...

AZCentral, 20:47 in Sport

Clayton Keller reminds Rick Tocchet a little like another young rookie he once coached – Steven Stamkos

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Dylan Strome speaks about Coyotes' call-up | 3:57Coyotes center Dylan Strome discusses his call-up from the Coyotes' AHL affiliate Tucson Roadrunners on...

AZCentral, 20:47 in Sport
GOP's next step: Cutting the safety net for millions

GOP's next step: Cutting the safety net for millions

As the tax cut legislation passed by the Senate early Saturday hurtles toward final approval, Republicans are preparing to use the swelling deficits made worse by the package as a rationale to pursue their long-held vision: undoing the entitlements of...

Chron, 20:52 in Politics

Girl injured in a possible drive-by shooting in Glendale

CLOSE Go inside the Phoenix Fire Department 911 call center to learn about what's going on when you call 911 in the Phoenix metro area. Hannah Gaber/ Glendale police are investigating after gunshots were reportedly fired out of a car,...


Centennial dominates 5A championship, ends Notre Dame Prep's bid for perfection

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Centennial's Ruben Beltran on winning state title | 1:00Centennial QB Ruben Beltran speaks after winning the 5A state title on Saturday. SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH...

AZCentral, 21:31 in Sport

ASA-Brooklyn downs Mesa Community College in Valley of the Sun Bowl

Mesa Community College had repeat on their minds in Saturday's Valley of the Sun Bowl. The ASA-Brooklyn Avengers brought an 8-1 record into the game and a defense that had stifled opponents all season It wasn't their defense that was the...

AZCentral, 21:46 in Sport

Bodies of 4 children killed in house fire return to Arizona

CASA GRANDE — The bodies of four children have been brought back to Arizona after they perished in a deadly fire in Illinois that also killed their father and stepmother. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports the remains of Ethan Shaw, LeAnne Shaw, Hailey...


Detroit Red Wings thoroughly thrashed, embarrassed by Canadiens, 10-1

CLOSE Red Wings' Martin Frk talks his return after being sidelined with a groin injury in mid-Nov. Tomas Tatar and coach Jeff Blashill also answer questions Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at Bell Centre in Montreal. MONTREAL - On a night the Detroit Red Wings...

Usa Today, 22:32 in Sport

Explosive ASU men's basketball grinds out win over San Francisco

San Francisco doesn't know it yet, but the Dons are about to feel Arizona State's explosiveness. Don't blame them. This is a relatively new thing. After all, we're just a month into the season and the Sun Devils are just one week into their AP Top 25...

AZCentral, 23:18 in Sport

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