News archive from 6 December 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's aggressive immigration enforcement

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's aggressive immigration enforcement

SAN DIEGO (AP) — On immigration enforcement, the Trump administration is eager to show that it is getting the "bad dudes" out, as the president vowed to do. So when immigration officials came forward Tuesday to produce statistics showing an...

Chron, 19:00 in Politics

Hamilton QB Tyler Shough blind-sided by Oregon coach's move to Florida State

CLOSE Hamilton QB Tyler Shough is getting close to committing to a college for football. Video: Richard Obert/azcentral sports Hamilton senior quarterback Tyler Shough posted on Twitter on Monday a picture of himself with Willie Taggart during a home...

AZCentral, 19:12 in Sport
Immigration activists reject Cornyn proposal on Dreamers

Immigration activists reject Cornyn proposal on Dreamers

WASHINGTON – A proposal by Texas U.S. Senator John Cornyn and other GOP senators to provide temporary relief to so-called Dreamers living in the U.S. illegally was shot down Tuesday by a leading immigration rights group opposed to tougher immigration...

Chron, 19:16 in Politics

How have the Arizona Cardinals free-agency decisions worked out this season?

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Cardinals' Bruce Arians: 'Our execution could be better' | 1:25Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians discusses the team's loss to the Rams on Sunday and...

AZCentral, 19:16 in Sport
Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

BENI, Congo (AP) — Faida Mwenge's baby boy is nearly 3 months old but she and her son are still not allowed to leave the hospital — not until their bill is paid. The 20-year-old in eastern Congo has been detained since giving birth via an emergency...

Chron, 19:37 in Health

Smog continues to smother metro Phoenix

The icky air is sticking around. Health advisories have been extended through Saturdayas particulate matter remains at elevated levels in metro Phoenix, according to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.  That particulate matter can come...


Arizona pedestrians among nation's most likely to die in fatal crash

CLOSE Walking is great for your health, but there’s one important risk to watch out for when you’re walking. Arizona pedestrians are some of the most at-risk pedestrians in the country when it comes to traffic fatalities. If you're walking in Arizona,...


ASU football's new leadership model aimed toward roster improvement

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEHERM EDWARDS INTRODUCED AS ASU FOOTBALL HEAD COACH Herm Edwards fired up at ASU press conference | 2:04Herm Edwards brought the energy to his first ASU Sun Devil's press conference on Monday. Video credit: Nate...

AZCentral, 19:54 in Sport

Hoax writer Paul Horner's death caused by drug mixing, report says

CLOSE Gizmodo has reported that Paul Horner published some of the most popular fake news stories of the 2016 presidential election. A medical-examiner’s report released Tuesday determined that infamous hoax writer Paul Horner’s death in September was...

Conyers resigns from Congress after harassment claims

Conyers resigns from Congress after harassment claims

WASHINGTON - Rep. John Conyers Jr., under intense pressure to resign amid multiplying allegations that he sexually harassed former employees, announced Tuesday that he would leave Congress immediately, and he endorsed his son, John Conyers III, to...

Chron, 21:05 in Politics

Girl killed in dump truck crash identified; brother 'struggling for his life'

The 9-year-old girl who died and the 7-year-old boy who was critically injured in a crash involving a dump truck in Phoenix have been identified.  Jocelyn Baymon was pronounced deceased Monday around 3 p.m. at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her brother,...


Former Indianapolis Colts coach Ron Meyer dies at 76

Ron Meyer, who coached the Indianapolis Colts from 1986-1991 has died. He was 76 years old. Meyer led the Colts to their first division title and playoff appearance in Indy in 1987. He was fired midseason in 1991 after an 0-5 start to the year. He had...

Usa Today, 21:21 in Sport

Motorcycle rider killed in crash in Surprise

One person was killed Tuesday evening in a three-vehicle crash in Surprise, police say. Emergency crews responded about 5:40 p.m. to reports of a crash near the intersection of West Bell Road and North Sunrise Boulevard. The area is about ½ mile east...


Former Mesa police officer Philip Brailsford's fate now in jury's hands

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEEX-MESA POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH MURDER Ex-Mesa Officer Philip Brailsford on trial for murder in Daniel Shaver's death | 1:44Former Mesa police Officer Philip "Mitch" Brailsford is on trial for second-degree...


Devin Booker leaves with injury in loss to Raptors

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Devin Booker on dropping 46 in Suns' win | 1:04Devin Booker discusses bouncing back from a poor start to pour in 46 points in the Suns' win over the Sixers in...

AZCentral, 22:24 in Sport

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