News archive from 9 September 2016

First transgender star The Lady Chablis dies at 59

First transgender star The Lady Chablis dies at 59

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Lady Chablis, the transgender performer who became an unlikely celebrity for her role in the 1994 best-seller Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, died Thursday in Savannah. She was 59. Chablis' sister, Cynthia Ponder,...

 
ASU practice report for Thursday: O-line uncertainty

ASU practice report for Thursday: O-line uncertainty

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSTexas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes compared to Magic Johnson, Brett Favre | 1:24Arizona State defensive coordinator Keith Patterson says Texas Tech quarterback...

AZCentral, 19:02 in Sport
 
Fountain Hills football program gets help from state championship coaches Alison Mabery, Mandy Baca

Fountain Hills football program gets help from state championship coaches Alison Mabery, Mandy Baca

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare Girls basketball coach Mandy Baca leads the middle school football team, and girls soccer coach Alison Mabery coaches the varsity wide receivers. (Richard Obert/azcentral sports) At one end of the Fountain Hills...

AZCentral, 19:02 in Sport
 
Rossman tech review: Bigger homes need bigger Wi-Fi. Here's how to get it for less

Rossman tech review: Bigger homes need bigger Wi-Fi. Here's how to get it for less

It's interesting how the market helps products evolve. Wi-Fi is not new, but as more of our gadgets connect to the internet, the demands on your home's Wi-Fi network have probably become huge. Increased demands on your internet connection mean you...

 

Woman pleads guilty to reduced charge in factory shooting

WICHITA, Kan. –  A woman accused of giving her former boyfriend guns that he used in a shooting at a Kansas lawn equipment factory has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge. Sarah Jo Hopkins of Newton acknowledged in court Thursday that she didn't alert...

Fox News, 19:15 in Crime
 
Seven arrested over car with gas canisters near landmark Paris cathedral

Seven arrested over car with gas canisters near landmark Paris cathedral

French police detained three women believed to be planning an imminent terror attack in an operation south of Paris Thursday evening, the country's interior minister said.  The discovery of the mysterious car has revived worries about the threat of...

 
14-year-old girl wounds schoolmate, kills self in shooting at Alpine High in West Texas

14-year-old girl wounds schoolmate, kills self in shooting at Alpine High in West Texas

A 14-year-old girl shot and injured another girl Thursday morning before killing herself at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine. But, Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said at an afternoon news conference, the shooting "could've...

Dallas News, 19:16 in Crime
 
4 dead in Travis County mobile home fire apparently murdered, officials say

4 dead in Travis County mobile home fire apparently murdered, officials say

Four people found dead early Thursday after a fire at a mobile home in Del Valle appear to have been murdered, officials said.  Firefighters were called about 5:50 a.m. to a fire at "a very old home" in the 8300 block of Linden Road, Travis...

Dallas News, 19:21 in Crime
 
Honeywell workers in Phoenix told to take 2nd weeklong furlough this year

Honeywell workers in Phoenix told to take 2nd weeklong furlough this year

Honeywell Aerospace workers are being directed to take yet another week off unpaid this month after furloughs and job cuts earlier in the year and at the end of 2015. “Several sectors of the aerospace industry continue to face an extended...

 
Border crossing in Nogales closed for investigation

Border crossing in Nogales closed for investigation

The Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales was closed to southbound traffic Thursday afternoon for a federal investigation, officials say. A Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said details would be forthcoming. Northbound traffic was unaffected by...

 
Phoenix woman who stabbed 2 children sentenced to 5 years

Phoenix woman who stabbed 2 children sentenced to 5 years

A woman accused of stabbing two children in a Phoenix home in December 2014 was sentenced Thursday to five years and nine months in prison. Brenda Begay, 40, pleaded guilty Aug. 5 to attempted child abuse and aggravated assault. She was sentenced by...

 
SEC seeks ruling to get $101M in unpaid fees from Charles Wyly estate

SEC seeks ruling to get $101M in unpaid fees from Charles Wyly estate

NEW YORK — U.S. securities regulators said Wednesday they want the executor of Charles Wyly's estate held in contempt for failing to pay the $101.2 million owed as a result of the late North Texas businessman's fraud conviction, according to published...

 

8-year-old Alabama girl dies after being struck by truck

An 8-year-old girl from Ashford died this afternoon while undergoing surgery at Children's of Alabama in Birmingham after she was struck by a truck Wednesday afternoon. Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the child as Jaylee James. Jaylee...

 

8-year-old Alabama girl dies after being struck by truck

An 8-year-old girl from Ashford died this afternoon while undergoing surgery at Children's of Alabama in Birmingham after she was struck by a truck Wednesday afternoon. Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd identified the child as Jaylee James. Jaylee...

 

Lawyer: Former Mississippi officer indicted in 2015 shooting

JACKSON, Miss. –  A lawyer says a former Mississippi police officer has been indicted in the October 2015 shooting death of a black man. Attorney Jim Waide said Thursday that a prosecutor told him Canyon Boykin, a white former police officer in...

Fox News, 19:36 in Crime
 

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