News archive from 9 November 2017, page 3

4 Mohave County doctors prescribed 6 million opioid pills in 1 year

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEEXAMINING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC Opioid deaths take toll on life expectancy | 0:51U.S. life expectancy increased between 2000 and 2015. But according to a research letter, drug poisoning deaths from opioids stunted those...


Arizona vs. Oregon State picks, predictions: Who wins Week 11 Pac-12 football game?

CLOSE The Wildcats will try to recover from a USC loss against the 1-8 Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night. The Arizona Wildcats return home this week for a Pac-12 South game against Oregon State. Arizona is 4-2 in conference play. Oregon State is...

AZCentral, 11:48 in Sport
Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit

Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alison Wrenne was making waffles for her two young children one morning when abdominal pain forced her to the floor. A neighbor who is a physician assistant urged her to go to the emergency room. Wrong decision, according to her...

Chron, 11:48 in Health
'Obamacare' sign-ups top 600k in first week

'Obamacare' sign-ups top 600k in first week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says more than 600,000 people signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage in the first week of open enrollment season, and nearly 8 in 10 of those were current customers renewing their coverage. About 23 percent were...

Chron, 11:48 in Health
Prosecutors: German nurse may have killed over 100 patients

Prosecutors: German nurse may have killed over 100 patients

Now Playing: The Josef Hospital in Delmenhorst is in the center of a media storm after German authorities arrested a former nurse who worked at the facility, 40-year-old Niels Hoegel, who is currently suspected of killing at least 84 patients of this...

Chron, 11:48 in Health

Sports TV listings for Phoenix

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSESHOT CLOCK: A BITE-SIZE DOSE OF SPORTS KNOWLEDGE Shot Clock: Now or never for Arizona Wildcats? | 2:06azcentral sports' Greg Moore and Mark Faller talk college basketball and the expectations for the Arizona Wildcats....

AZCentral, 11:52 in Sport
$90M approved to expedite debris removal from Hurricane Harvey

$90M approved to expedite debris removal from Hurricane Harvey

AUSTIN -- An additional $90 million was approved Thursday to help expedite debris removal from Hurricane Harvey along Texas' devastated Gulf Coast regions, including Houston. Gov. Greg Abbott and House and Senate leaders announced that the additional...

Chron, 12:04 in Politics

ADOT jokesters back at it with Cardinals-Seahawks pre-game message

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Drew Stanton on advice from Palmer, facing Seahawks | 1:02Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton discusses advice from Carson Palmer and facing the Seahawks...

AZCentral, 12:21 in Sport

Orphan lion cub found near Cornville on road to rehabilitation

A mountain lion cub that had been seen several times by residents in the Cornville area now is being cared for by the Arizona Game and Fish Department until a permanent home can be found. The agency, in a press release, said the cub, estimated to be 8...


Ex-Seattle soccer team owner accused of fondling women in Mesa

CLOSE Dion Earl makes his initial appearance in Maricopa County Superior Court after he was arrested in Mesa on suspicion of sexually molesting babysitters. A Mesa man who once owned a professional soccer team in Seattle was arrested on suspicion of...


Prosecutors in Bundy trial ordered to turn over records about surveillance, armed agents

LAS VEGAS — A day after the trial of Cliven Bundy was delayed, a federal judge ordered prosecutors to turn over records about surveillance cameras and armed agents positioned around the Bundy home during the 2014 standoff. U.S. District Court Judge...


Arizona high school quarterbacks shining in the spotlight as AIA playoffs go deeper

CLOSE Brocky Purdy, Tyler Shough and Jacob Conover talk about this week's quarterfinal matchups. In what may be the deepest talent pool for quarterbacks in Arizona high school history, the 2017 playoffs have only shined a brighter spotlight on them....

AZCentral, 13:04 in Sport

Trump tax plan draws ire, but may boost metro Phoenix's housing market

CLOSE The White House and congressional leaders released a framework for tax changes, but many key details have been left to tax committees. Here’s how that process is working. President Donald Trump’s proposed tax overhaul has raised protests from... Sports Awards Athletes of the Week for 2017-18

All season, azcentral sports will name an Sports Awards Male and Female Athletes of the Week. To nominate someone, go to and fill out the form. Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 30-Nov. 6Quinn SmithSchool:...

AZCentral, 13:18 in Sport Sports Awards Academic All-Stars for 2017-18

Each week, azcentral sports will honor the Sports Awards Academic All-Star of the Week. To nominate someone, go to and fill out the form. Academic All-Star of the Week for Oct. 30-Nov. 6Tate RomneySchool:...

AZCentral, 13:18 in Sport

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