News archive from 8 May 2017

Deadly domestic disputes: Two men convicted in separate Birmingham shootings

Two men, both charged with fatally killing their girlfriends in unrelated incidents last year, were each found guilty last week. Anthony Lanier Kelly, 37, was found guilty by a jury of reckless manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend- an Irondale...

 

Deadly domestic disputes: Two men convicted in separate Birmingham shootings

Two men, both charged with fatally killing their girlfriends in unrelated incidents last year, were each found guilty last week. Anthony Lanier Kelly, 37, was found guilty by a jury of reckless manslaughter for the death of his girlfriend- an Irondale...

 

Prince Harry, Prince William reportedly told to do less 'soul-baring' by Queen

The Queen has reportedly told Prince William and Prince Harry to stop "soul-baring" and be more stately like their grandfather. As Prince Philip prepares to retire in the autumn, the Queen has suggested that the younger royals should place...

 

Four mountain rescues as cool weather lures hikers

Phoenix Fire crews helped four injured hikers off Camelback Mountain and Piestewa Peak on Sunday as cool weather drew hikers to the local climbing hot spots. The weather in the 70s was a 36-degree departure from Friday's high of 108 degrees. Crews...

 

Texas governor signs bill targeting sanctuary cities

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill Sunday prohibiting the state's cities and counties from enacting so-called "sanctuary" laws that prevent local law enforcement officers from inquiring about the immigration status of anyone they detain....

Fox News, 21:08 in Politics
 

Diamondbacks offense shut down again at Coors Field

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBTorey Lovullo after D-Backs' latest loss to Rockies | 1:04Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says defensive miscues cost them in a 5-2 loss to the Rockies on...

AZCentral, 21:36 in Sport
 

Music, food and culture mesh in 2017 Cinco de Mayo Phoenix Festival

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Thousands of people show up to enjoy the beautiful weather and nice festivities.   Taco meat sizzled and the warm hum of mariachi instruments echoed through the streets of downtown Phoenix on Sunday at the 24th...

 

The Latest: GOP-aligned group buys ad time for health bill

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A political group with ties to House Republican leadership is buying $500,000 in television time to promote the Republican health care bill. The group, American...

Chron, 22:27 in Health
 

Deadly officer-involved shooting probe underway in Phenix City

An investigation is underway after a deadly officer-involved shooting in Phenix City. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the shooting happened at 4:52 p.m. Sunday in the area of 12th Place and 11th Avenue. Trooper Corporal Jess Thornton...

 

Deadly officer-involved shooting probe underway in Phenix City

An investigation is underway after a deadly officer-involved shooting in Phenix City. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the shooting happened at 4:52 p.m. Sunday in the area of 12th Place and 11th Avenue. Trooper Corporal Jess Thornton...

 

Trump: His support for black colleges remains 'unwavering'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his support of historically black colleges and universities remains "unwavering." Trump issued a statement late Sunday to clarify an earlier statement that some interpreted as meaning the...

Chron, 23:11 in Politics
 

Obama calls on Congress to have political courage in health care debate

Former President Obama called on members of Congress on Sunday night to show political courage in the debate over the new health care law, which was passed in the House last week. Obama, speaking at the John F. Kenney President Library and Museum in...

Fox News, 23:26 in Politics
 

SideTrack: Joan Rivers, Laura Ladd and more...

HAT & SOUL: Churchill Downs wasn’t the only place to find over-the-top toppers on Saturday. The Down & Derby benefit for Respond, New England’s first domestic violence prevention agency,saw a sea of stunning chapeaux on guests at Serafina. The...

 

Venezuela's ex-spy chief promotes possible presidential bid

CARACAS, Venezuela –  A former spy chief under the late leader Hugo Chavez is emerging as a political player in turbulent Venezuela, mistrusted by the opposition and despised by the government as he travels the country in a possible bid for the...

 

Watchdog says Vietnamese officials bribed by log smugglers

BANGKOK –  An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Millions of dollars in bribes have been paid by Vietnamese timber...

 

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