News archive from 10 May 2017

House delays final approval of an ethics bill

House delays final approval of an ethics bill

AUSTIN – The Texas House on Tuesday delayed final approval of a bill that would revoke pensions of elected officials convicted of felonies related to their office. State Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, postponed a vote until Sunday. By a voice vote,...

Chron, 19:10 in Politics
 

Official: Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could meet with Vladimir Putin's top diplomat at the White House on Wednesday, a U.S. official and a person with knowledge of the plans said, describing what would be the highest level, face-to-face contact...

Chron, 19:10 in Politics
 
University of Arizona fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi kicked off campus for hazing pledges

University of Arizona fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi kicked off campus for hazing pledges

The Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity has been kicked off the University of Arizona campus for hazing pledges by allegedly blindfolding them, forcing them to drink alcohol and injuring one pledge after he was shoved into a pillar at the fraternity house. UA...

 

Pastor, 4 congregants get 30 years in exorcism death

MANAGUA, Nicaragua –  A Nicaraguan judge has sentenced an evangelical pastor and four members of his congregation to a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison for the February killing of a 25-year-old woman who was thrown into a fire to drive...

 

House committee approves bill cutting appeal time for Alabama Death Row inmates

Death row inmates would have less time to file appeals, under a bill approved Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee that aims to reduce the number of years that can elapse between sentencing and execution. The legislation, which has already cleared...

 

Police: Man shot dead at Decatur business threatened employee with handgun

Decatur police said the man who was fatally shot at a supply store Tuesday allegedly threatened an employee with a handgun during an argument. Nicholas Elliot Cazier, 46, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his body when police responded to an...

 

House committee approves bill cutting appeal time for Alabama Death Row inmates

Death row inmates would have less time to file appeals, under a bill approved Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee that aims to reduce the number of years that can elapse between sentencing and execution. The legislation, which has already cleared...

 

Mother, 4-year-old son identified as victims in fatal Mesa apartment fire

Mesa police have confirmed the identities of two victims of a fatal fire at a Mesa apartment on May 2. The female resident of the apartment, at 546 S. Country Club Drive, was Jazmin Bridges, 29, who was found dead at the scene in a bedroom. Her...

 

Didier Drogba on MLS expansion: 'Phoenix is an ideal place'

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Phoenix Rising FC 2017 season FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Fans watch the Phoenix Rising FC host the 1868 FC in their USL game Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Scottsdale, Ariz. David...

Usa Today, 20:07 in Sport
 

Cardinals meet with linebacker Daryl Washington

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA CARDINALS STADIUM GETTING NEW NAMEUniversity of Phoenix Stadium Q&A | 9:49The Republic reporter Craig Harris and azcentral sports editor Jay Dieffenbach answer reader questions about the Arizona Cardinals'...

Usa Today, 20:07 in Sport
 

Phoenix Rising FC's Didier Drogba on MLS expansion: 'Phoenix is an ideal place'

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Phoenix Rising FC 2017 season FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Fans watch the Phoenix Rising FC host the 1868 FC in their USL game Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Scottsdale, Ariz. David...

AZCentral, 20:09 in Sport
 

Cardinals meet with linebacker Daryl Washington

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA CARDINALS STADIUM GETTING NEW NAMEUniversity of Phoenix Stadium Q&A | 9:49The Republic reporter Craig Harris and azcentral sports editor Jay Dieffenbach answer reader questions about the Arizona Cardinals'...

AZCentral, 20:09 in Sport
 
FBI chief known for judgment calls is done in by turmoil

FBI chief known for judgment calls is done in by turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a time when doing the right thing seemed pretty simple to James Comey, the FBI director whom President Donald Trump fired on Tuesday. "There's right, and there's wrong and it ain't hard to tell the difference," he...

Chron, 20:12 in Politics
 

Cardinals rookie OT Will Holden has size, speed, smarts

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSJim Hart to be inducted into Cardinals Ring of Honor | 0:40The Arizona Cardinals announced Thursday that former St. Louis Cardinals QB Jim Hart would be...

AZCentral, 20:26 in Sport
 

Blue Cross Blue Shield commits to autism coverage without mandate

On the eve of an expected vote on a legislative mandate, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama committed to providing coverage for applied behavioral therapy for children with autism. Some lawmakers supporting the mandate said it's still needed, partly...

 

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