News archive from 11 July 2017

First bridge girders placed as part of Loop 202 freeway extension

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The first 17 of 1,100 concrete-reinforced were placed at 17th Avenue near Ahwatukee on Monday. The first of more than 1,000 bridge girders needed for an extension of the Loop 202 Freeway were placed in Ahwatukee...


2017 Arizona high school football previews: Top 10 offensive linemen

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInTop 10 offensive linemen in Arizona high school football - 2017 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Each week, Richard Obert rolls out a new top-10 list, breaking down the positions for the 2017...

AZCentral, 19:39 in Sport

Trump picks GOP fundraiser to serve as ambassador to Italy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate Lew Eisenberg, a major Republican fundraiser, to serve as the next ambassador to Italy. It's one of several nominees the White House announced Monday evening. Eisenberg was a former partner of...

Chron, 19:53 in Politics

3 suspects arrested in death of Phoenix man face 1st-degree murder charges

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE What is the difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Arizona? Three people arrested in connection with the killing of a 38-year-old Phoenix man have been identified by police. Crystal Amy Allison, 33, Anthony...


Resurgent Diamondbacks well-represented at All-Star Game

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBDiamondbacks fall 2-1 to Reds | 1:14Manager Torey Lovullo, left-hander Patrick Corbin and center fielder A.J. Pollock react to the loss. SkipxEmbed xShare...

AZCentral, 20:59 in Sport

Blowing dust closes I-10 at New Mexico-Arizona border

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Do you know what to do if you're in an accident? LORDSBURG, N.M. — A section of Interstate 10 near the New Mexico-Arizona border has been closed due to high winds and blowing dust. New Mexico Department of...


Amber Alert: 3 children abducted near Marana

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Go inside the Phoenix Fire Department 911 call center to learn about what's going on when you call 911 in the Phoenix metro area. Hannah Gaber/ MARANA, Ariz. — Authorities are searching for three children...


100 people help Phoenix family cover anti-Semitic graffiti found on mailbox

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Shoshana and Ari Simones found a swastika and the word "Jew" spray-painted on their mailbox on the Fourth of July. Now it's covered in symbols of love and pride. When Shoshana and Ari Simones found a swastika...


Phoenix man faces manslaughter charge in fatal Tempe accident

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Arizona has some of the toughest DUI laws in the U.S. Learn about the laws and how to steer clear of the penalties. A Phoenix man faces a manslaughter charge in connection with a fatal traffic accident Saturday night in...


Breaking barriers: Lynette Lookingback becomes 1st full-time female AD in Navajo reservation 3A North

Lynette Lookingback was a student, an athlete and a visionary during her high school years at Ganado in the late 1990s. But she never imagined she would some day break down a barrier on the Navajo Indian reservation. Lookingback last week moved into a...

AZCentral, 21:42 in Sport

Woman found dangling from U.S.-Mexico border fence near Nogales

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE A look at the socioeconomic and environmental impact of a 2,000-mile long wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. United States Border Patrol agents found a 37-year-old Mexican woman dangling from the border fence east...


Monsoon storms skirt areas north, northwest of Phoenix

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEHOW TO PREPARE FOR MONSOON STORMSMonsoon facts and figures | 1:01Monsoon facts and figures, according to the National Weather Service. 1 of 6Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEHOW TO PREPARE FOR MONSOON STORMSHow to prepare...


Phoenix police say man who claimed to have bomb at Sky Harbor 'showed no remorse'

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE What is the difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Arizona? A California man who claimed to have a bomb in his checkedbaggage at Sky Harbor International Airport faces a felony charge, according to court...

Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Human Rights Campaign, one of the nation's leading gay rights groups, is launching a $26 million political organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections. While the effort is nationwide, the group is focusing its...

Chron, 00:18 in Politics

Texas defensive end Michael Matus commits to Arizona State football

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSPaying homage to ASU legend Frank Kush | 1:29Raul Monreal, 45, Chandler, brings flowers to the statue of Arizona State University Head Coach Frank Kush outside...

AZCentral, 00:49 in Sport

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