News archive from 7 March 2017

Phoenix fire crews rescue tree trimmer

Phoenix fire crews rescue tree trimmer

Phoenix Fire Department crews rescued a woman from a palm tree in west Phoenix Monday afternoon, officials said. The 34-year-old woman, who was not identified, was trimming a tree in the 5600 block of West Catalina Drive when she became stuck 25 feet...

 

Arizona man awarded $2.5M in medical lawsuit vs. VA hospital

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Arizona Republic reporter Dennis Wagner describes his quest to find out if care at VA hospitals has improved two years after he broke the story that led to the wait-time scandal. A judge on Monday awarded $2.5 million to...

 
House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that would scale back the government's role in health care and likely leave more Americans...

Chron, 19:13 in Health
 

Arizona Coyotes' turnovers creating all kinds of trouble

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSarah McLellan's plus-minus against the Hurricanes | 0:44Coyotes insider Sarah McLellan looks at the plus and minus in the 2-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Sunday...

AZCentral, 19:27 in Sport
 

Top House Republican: GOP health plan is 'ObamaCare gone,' not 'ObamaCare Lite'

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee told Fox News' "Special Report with Bret Baier" Monday that Republicans' long-awaited plan to replace ObamaCare is "clearly ObamaCare gone and new freedom." "We repeal all...

Fox News, 19:35 in Politics
 

Fry's seeks to hire 1,000 as more stores open

Fry's Food Stores is seeking to hire more than 1,000 people in Arizona as the retailer adds more stores and shopping services. The company, a division of supermarket giant Kroger Co., is hoping to add both full-time and part-time workers. The...

 

2 arrested for hitting, dragging Cullman sergeant with vehicle

Authorities said two men are facing multiple charges - including attempted murder of a police officer - after a Cullman sergeant was hit and dragged by a vehicle Saturday. The incident happened around 5 p.m. when Sgt. Daniel Cummings conducted a...

 

2 arrested for hitting, dragging Cullman sergeant with vehicle

Authorities said two men are facing multiple charges - including attempted murder of a police officer - after a Cullman sergeant was hit and dragged by a vehicle Saturday. The incident happened around 5 p.m. when Sgt. Daniel Cummings conducted a...

 
Here's why Arizona won't 'spring forward' for daylight-saving time

Here's why Arizona won't 'spring forward' for daylight-saving time

Arizona just has to be different, right? Well, with summer on the way, you'll be glad we don't follow daylight saving time. But why? For starters, the sun wouldn't set until after 9 p.m. during the summer if we "sprang forward." And how...

 

Officials investigating arson in Glendale apartment fire

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Glendale Police Department is investigating arson at an apartment complex, suspect still at large. March 6, 2017 An apartment fire in Glendale is being investigated as an arson after witnesses told officials they saw a...

 

ASU rugby player accused of assaulting opponent during match

An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent during a match has been arrested, according to Maricopa County Superior Court records. Christopher Jordan Crawford, 20, allegedly kicked Douglas Neary in the face while wearing...

 
AP FACT CHECK: Trump praises Exxon and himself for 2013 plan

AP FACT CHECK: Trump praises Exxon and himself for 2013 plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again citing corporate investments planned before he took office as evidence that his policies are growing jobs and business. "We are already winning again, America!" he tweeted Monday after Exxon...

Chron, 20:28 in Politics
 
Senate revises 'bathroom bill' to boost support

Senate revises 'bathroom bill' to boost support

Dan Patrick is still working on gathering support for Senate Bill 6. North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest visited Austin and spoke about why the bill does not hurt Texas. Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville, spoke out in support of the bill making him...

Chron, 20:28 in Politics
 

Highlights of House GOP's ObamaCare replacement bill

WASHINGTON –  Here are highlights of the legislation unveiled Monday by House Republicans as they move to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a system designed along conservative lines. Primarily affected...

Fox News, 20:31 in Politics
 

Sessions clarifies Russia testimony, insists he was honest

WASHINGTON –  Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday clarified his confirmation hearing testimony to acknowledge having spoken twice last year with the Russian ambassador, but he said he stood by his earlier remarks as an honest and correct answer...

Fox News, 20:31 in Politics
 

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