News archive from 7 February 2017

A dozen House Republicans want business group to retract bathroom bill study

AUSTIN – A dozen Republicans in the Texas House want the state’s biggest business lobby to retract a report it published last year warning of dire economic consequences if lawmakers passed the so-called “bathroom bill.”   They took issue with a Texas...

Chron, 19:03 in Politics
 
Parents of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller donate to Doctors Without Borders, a group they once denounced

Parents of ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller donate to Doctors Without Borders, a group they once denounced

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Kayla Mueller is seen in May 2013 working with Syrian refugee families in Turkey through an organization called Support to Life. Diana Payan/azcentral.com The Arizona parents of slain aid worker Kayla Mueller are...

 
About that ASU ad during the Super Bowl

About that ASU ad during the Super Bowl

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Advertiser Video: Learn to Thrive Many Arizonans were surprised to see Arizona State University's advertisement during the Super Bowl, a well-produced story about one student who is helping to solve the global...

 

Amnesty says at least 13,000 people hanged at Syrian prison

BEIRUT –  Amnesty International says Syrian authorities killed at least 13,000 people in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as the "slaughterhouse." The group released a report Tuesday covering the period from the...

 
Super Bowl LI full of big plays and bad decisions

Super Bowl LI full of big plays and bad decisions

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: Did Patriots win or Falcons choke? | 2:07Jay Dieffenbach and Dan Bickley talk Super Bowl LI. Did the Patriots win or did the Falcons choke? Which...

AZCentral, 19:42 in Sport
 
At least 13,000 people hanged at Syrian prison, human rights group says

At least 13,000 people hanged at Syrian prison, human rights group says

BEIRUT –  Syrian authorities killed at least 13,000 people in mass hangings at a prison north of Damascus known to detainees as the "slaughterhouse" in the years following the 2011 uprising, Amnesty International said Tuesday. The group...

 
Phoenix Open looking for ways to spread out the fun

Phoenix Open looking for ways to spread out the fun

The three closing holes receive most of the publicity and attention, which attracts the movers and shakers and so-called beautiful people, but the Waste Management Phoenix Open is making a concerted effort to increase the fan experience across more of...

AZCentral, 20:05 in Sport
 
West Valley objects to potential Coyotes move

West Valley objects to potential Coyotes move

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA COYOTES-GLENDALE ARENA DEAL SAGA1-on-1: Coyotes president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc | 3:41Arizona Coyotes president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc explains to Sarah McLellan how the proposed East Valley arena came about....

 
Alicia Keys selling Phoenix home for $3.19M

Alicia Keys selling Phoenix home for $3.19M

Music superstar Alicia Keys is selling her Phoenix Camelback Mountain home. The asking price is $3.19 million. Keys, known for the Grammy-award winning “Girl on Fire,” bought the 7,881-square-foot mansion with its panoramic views of the Valley in...

 
Police: Chandler man investigated for abuse of 7-month-old girl

Police: Chandler man investigated for abuse of 7-month-old girl

A Chandler man is in custody and under investigation for child abuse involving injuries to a 7-month-old girl, police said. Eric Cicalese was arrested Jan. 30 after a two-hour standoff in which he tried to hide behind a refrigerator at a Chandler...

 

Media gets a look inside Alabama's oldest prison

Alabama prison officials took print and television reporters on a tour of the state's oldest prison today, Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore County, which opened in 1939. Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn is trying to help build...

 

Media gets a look inside Alabama's oldest prison

Alabama prison officials took print and television reporters on a tour of the state's oldest prison today, Draper Correctional Facility in Elmore County, which opened in 1939. Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn is trying to help build...

 
Arizona Coyotes' Shane Doan, Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald share mutual respect amid similar careers

Arizona Coyotes' Shane Doan, Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald share mutual respect amid similar careers

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSArizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald skates for the first time with Shane Doan | 1:24Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald skates for the first time with Arizona...

AZCentral, 21:11 in Sport
 
Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man

Doctor removes 130-pound tumor from Mississippi man

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield Memorial...

Chron, 21:27 in Health
 

Krauthammer: The danger in replacing ObamaCare for Republicans

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said on “Special Report with Bret Baier” Monday there is a danger if Republicans repeal or completely replace Obamacare.  “One of the reasons of the rise of Donald Trump is so many conservatives, so many...

Fox News, 21:28 in Politics
 

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