News archive from 6 January 2018

Arizona officials seek to delay foster-care lawsuit until class-action status is decided

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SAFETY Republic series explores Arizona child-welfare system | 1:52Reporter Bob Ortega outlines The Republic's series examining the Arizona Department of Child Safety, the issues with the...


Derek Stepan, Coyotes have much to prove against Rangers

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Morin's plus-minus from Coyotes' win over Predators | 1:33Richard Morin breaks down the plus and minus from an OT win over the Predators. SkipxEmbed xShare...

AZCentral, 19:52 in Sport

Fired UA coach Rich Rodriguez hires noted defense lawyer who also represents Diamondbacks

CLOSE Shot Clock video: Mark Faller and Greg Moore discuss Arizona's decision to fire football coach Rich Rodriguez. Fired University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez has hired noted defense attorney Leo Beus, who said Friday that he will...

AZCentral, 20:18 in Sport

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton didn't resign this week. What that means for city elections

CLOSE Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, who has served at the city's helm for seven years, will have to resign sometime in the next seven months to run for Congress. Sean Logan/ Jan. 4 has come and gone, which means very little to most but...


Pac-12 reprimands ASU coach Bobby Hurley for comments on officiating

CLOSE ASU coach Bobby Hurley discusses an upset loss to Colorado on Thursday. BOULDER, Colo. -- The Pac-12 on Friday reprimanded Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley for his public comments on the officiating following Thursday's loss at Colorado....

AZCentral, 20:25 in Sport

The story behind Discount Tire's commercial, the longest-running TV ad in history

CLOSE The commercial was filmed in 1975 and started running in 1976. A Discount Tire spokesperson said that the ad is still in use after more than 41 years. Besides a national tire franchise and fortune, Bruce Halle, who died on Thursday at 87, also...


6 Gilbert charter school teachers fired over campus incident

GILBERT, Ariz. — Six charter school teachers in Gilbert have been fired after an on-campus incident last month. Phoenix TV station KTVK reports that Imagine West Gilbert sent out letters to parents during the Christmas break informing them of the...


Phoenix homeless camp on Roosevelt Row clears out in time for First Friday

CLOSE A Roosevelt Row homeless camp clears out after being told they were violating a Phoenix ordinance against urban camping. An encampment of homeless people that grew in size over the past few weeks under an art sculpture along Roosevelt Row, an...


Arizona Wildcats basketball faces up-and-coming Colorado team

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona Wildcats men's basketball 2017-18 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Jan 4, 2018; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Arizona Wildcats forward Deandre Ayton (13) blocks a shot by Utah Utes...

AZCentral, 21:00 in Sport

Shooting involving federal officer shuts State Route 89A near Sedona

A shooting involving a federal officer shut down both lanes of State Route 89A north of Sedona on Friday evening, officials said.  A spokesman for the FBI said the federal officer was not injured. However, one suspect involved in the shooting was...


Widespread flu causing long hospital waits in Arizona, health officials say

CLOSE Dr. Devin Minior of Banner Urgent Care talks about the flu and symptoms, prevention and tips on what to do if you contract it. Tom Tingle/ State health officials said Friday flu activity is at record levels and some hospital...

White House demands bring a chill to negotiations over immigration policy

White House demands bring a chill to negotiations over immigration policy

WASHINGTON - The White House on Friday presented Congress with an expansive list of hard-line immigration measures, including an $18 billion request to build a wall at the Mexican border, that President Donald Trump is demanding in exchange for...

Chron, 22:36 in Politics

Detroit Red Wings persevere to extend win streak, tame Panthers, 4-2

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Red Wings 4, Panthers 2 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard makes a save against the Florida Panthers during third period action Friday, January 5,...

Usa Today, 23:18 in Sport

Coyotes prospect Tyler Steenbergen scores golden goal at World Juniors

CLOSE Richard Morin breaks down the plus and minus from an OT win over the Predators. Coyotes prospect Tyler Steenbergen didn't score much at the World Junior Championships in Buffalo, but his one goal was the biggest of the entire tournament. With...

AZCentral, 23:46 in Sport

Scottsdale Christian Academy basketball rolls to rout of Arizona Lutheran

Scottsdale Christian Academy got a big crowd and great effort from its big three of Ethan Spry, Tanner Hoffman and Jordan Moody in a 70-44 2A basketball rout of Phoenix Arizona Lutheran on Friday night. Coach Bob Fredericks would have liked to have...

AZCentral, 23:46 in Sport

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