News archive from 4 February 2018

Gang activity suspected in fatal stabbing of inmate at state prison in Florence

Investigators believe an inmate at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence was killed Saturday as part of a gang conflict after he was found with multiple stab wounds.  The Arizona Department of Corrections is investigating the death of...


Family of Frederick Eriven asks for help in solving his Jan. 9 murder in west Phoenix

CLOSE What is a Silent Witness and how do you become one? No matter what difficulties Daniel Eriven faced, he knew he could call his older brother, who taught him most of what he learned growing up. Frederick Eriven wasn't just Daniel's sibling.  He...


Moore: Phil Mickelson, Andrew Magee talk No. 17 strategy at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Don't be fooled by the crowds and the hype of No. 16, “the most exciting hole on the PGA Tour.” The 17th is where to find the action at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. “As a risk-reward hole, it's fantastic,” Andrew Magee said. It's been 17 years...

AZCentral, 20:30 in Sport

Centennial hockey rides 3 3rd-period goals to comeback win, Div. II state title

CLOSE Centennial head coach Greg Vaughn talks about his team's 4-3 win over Horizon to win the Div. II Arizona High School Hockey Association state title. Peoria Centennial defeated Phoenix Horizon 4-3 to win its second straight Arizona High School...

AZCentral, 20:38 in Sport
Early action in legislative sessions nationwide focus on abortion

Early action in legislative sessions nationwide focus on abortion

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Republicans who control a majority of the nation's statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test the government's legal ability to restrict a woman's right to terminate pregnancy. The Mississippi...

Chron, 20:43 in Politics

Bickley: Waste Management Phoenix Open's 16th hole remains golf's biggest draw

The longest walk in golf is 25 steps. It's an uphill trek through a dark corridor. The light at the end of the tunnel is only the beginning of your troubles. Welcome to the 16th hole of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where competitors feel like...

AZCentral, 20:51 in Sport

Waste Management Phoenix Open will have an ASU-heavy final round

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Rickie Fowler tees off on the 18th hole during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on February 2,...

AZCentral, 21:33 in Sport

Waste Management Open 2018: Strangest things we saw on Saturday

Outlandish outfits are nothing new to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and with a record-setting crowd on Saturday, it was sometimes harder to spot “normal” styles. Here are some of the most notable things we saw Romping it upAs it turns out, the...

AZCentral, 21:39 in Sport

Trump to pull nomination of top environmental adviser

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The White House is confirming plans to withdraw the nomination of a climate change skeptic to serve as President Donald Trump's top environmental adviser. Kathleen Hartnett White was announced last October as Trump's...

Chron, 23:02 in Politics

Noah Steinman powers Corona del Sol to hockey championship with four goals

For a team that did not begin the season very well, Corona del Sol's ending was spectacular. From winless in a preseason tournament to the Division III state hockey championship, Corona de Sol transcend the space of emotion and achievement. Coming...

AZCentral, 23:17 in Sport

Sheriff's Office: Boat explosion injures mother, baby daughter on Canyon Lake

Two people were injured when a boat's engine exploded on Canyon Lake Saturday.  The engine caught fire and exploded Saturday afternoon, but the fire was contained to the one boat, according to Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.  The explosion was...


Fiesta Mall's closing brings wave of nostalgia

The closing of Fiesta Mall has unleashed a wave of nostalgia for those who remember shopping there. Of course, if all the people missing Fiesta Mall had actually kept shopping there, it wouldn’t have closed. Fiesta Mall thrived when it brought out...

Trump cites memo as evidence he's in the clear

Trump cites memo as evidence he's in the clear

Now Playing: AP Investigative Reporter Eric Tucker explains the release of a classified memo written by Republican lawmakers who say it reveals abusive FBI surveillance tactics. (Feb. 2) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump...

Chron, 00:32 in Politics

5 books you won't want to miss this week, including Kristin Hannah's 'The Great Alone'

­ USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press, fiction, on sale Feb. 6) What it’s about: The author of the USA TODAY best seller The Nightingale moves from World...


Crash between Amtrak passenger train and a freight train in South Carolina leaves at least 2 dead, more...

CAYCE, S.C. — Crash between Amtrak passenger train and a freight train in South Carolina leaves at least 2 dead, more than 50 injured.


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