News archive from 6 October 2016, page 19

Tempe history column reaches No. 500

Tempe history column reaches No. 500

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” So Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu aptly wrote. My trek began back on Jan. 24, 2007, upon the urging of Alia Beard Rau — then the Tempe/Ahwatukee Republic editor who is now the Republic’s senior...

 
Miller Road namesake has deep roots in Scottsdale

Miller Road namesake has deep roots in Scottsdale

A life-size statue of Charles L. Miller, after whom Miller Road is named, was erected in 2005 at the entrance to the CVS pharmacy on the northwest corner of Indian School and Miller roads. The statue commemorates Miller’s many civic contributions to...

 
Study finds that sex gets better with age for women

Study finds that sex gets better with age for women

Women who have heard for years that they face a declining sex life can take heart in new research that says sex gets better with age. University of Pittsburgh researchers found that while the frequency of sex declines, the quality makes up for it. “We...

Fox News, 12:45 in Health
 

73-year-old woman hit in the head, robbed; Police trying to ID 2 suspects

Birmingham police are asking for the public's helping identifying a man and woman suspected of attacking a woman while she waited for the bus. The incident happened Thursday, Sept. 29, in the 1900 block of Bessemer Road, said BPD spokesman Lt. Sean...

 

DOJ investigating violence and rape inside Alabama men's prisons

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into violence, rape, overcrowding and other problems within the men's prisons in Alabama, the DOJ announced today. The investigation will focus on whether prisoners are adequately protected...

 
Mesa history: Celebrity meets tragic end in Mesa

Mesa history: Celebrity meets tragic end in Mesa

We left off last week with Hollywood celebrities Mack Sennett and Mack & Moran — the "Two Black Crows" — departing New York in January 1934 on a cross-country journey in Mack’s Lincoln sedan. The trip, which also included Charles Mack’s...

 

73-year-old woman hit in the head, robbed; Police trying to ID 2 suspects

Birmingham police are asking for the public's helping identifying a man and woman suspected of attacking a woman while she waited for the bus. The incident happened Thursday, Sept. 29, in the 1900 block of Bessemer Road, said BPD spokesman Lt. Sean...

 

DOJ investigating violence and rape inside Alabama men's prisons

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into violence, rape, overcrowding and other problems within the men's prisons in Alabama, the DOJ announced today. The investigation will focus on whether prisoners are adequately protected...

 

New Doctors Without Borders exhibit explores refugee crisis

Vito Castelgrande, the Special Project Coordinator at Doctors Without Borders, joined Boston Herald Radio to talk about a new interactive exhibit illustrating the global refugee crisis, Forced From Home, which will be on display in Boston Oct. 15-23....

 

Clinton camp delays Weather Channel ad buy after backlash

The Hillary Clinton campaign has delayed a planned Florida ad buy on the Weather Channel after facing criticism for targeting voters in the path of Hurricane Matthew. “We have requested that stations in Florida delay any of those ads on the Weather...

Fox News, 12:55 in Politics
 
Children with disabilities may not get enough exercise in school

Children with disabilities may not get enough exercise in school

Children with disabilities spend most of the school day sitting and get very little exercise, even during recess and gym class, suggests a study from Hong Kong. Physical activity is important for all children’s development, but those with disabilities...

Fox News, 12:55 in Health
 

1 suspect charged, 2nd detained in attack on Belgian police

BRUSSELS –  Belgian prosecutors say a suspect has been charged with attempted murder in a terrorist context and participating in the activities of a terrorist group in connection with a stabbing attack that injured two Brussels police officers. The...

 
'Clown Lives Matter' peace walk planned in Tucson

'Clown Lives Matter' peace walk planned in Tucson

A "Clown Lives Matter" march has been scheduled in Tucson in response to the social-media frenzy about creepy clowns in Arizona and other parts of the country. According to a flier posted on Facebook by Nikki Sinn, the "peaceful...

 

UK Muslim loses bid to sue Trump for anti-Muslim comments

LONDON –  A British Muslim activist has failed in his bid to sue U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump for claiming that London police are fearful about entering some neighborhoods because of radical Muslims. A High Court judge said Thursday that...

 

More than 100 reported dead in Haiti as extent of hurricane damage comes into focus

The death toll from Hurricane Matthew rose to136 in Haiti, local officials told Reuters on Thursday, as rescue workers started getting a closer look at the extend of the devastation across the Caribbean nation. The storm killed four other people in...

 

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