News archive from 13 February 2017

David Bowie wins 3 Grammys; Adele, Beyonce also winners

David Bowie wins 3 Grammys; Adele, Beyonce also winners

LOS ANGELES — David Bowie's final album, released days after he died of cancer last year, earned him three Grammy Awards on Sunday, while Beyonce and Adele also picked up early awards. "Blackstar" won best alternative music album, rock...

 

Report: Mischa Barton crashes truck into apartment building

Mischa Barton can’t catch a break. The former “O.C.” star crashed a U-Haul, carrying her belongings, into a West Hollywood apartment carport Saturday night, reports TMZ. Barton, 31, was moving from one home into another when the incident occurred. The...

 
Singer Joy Villa wears Trump dress to the Grammys

Singer Joy Villa wears Trump dress to the Grammys

Singer Joy Villa made her arrival at Sunday’s Grammy Awards political by turning President Trump’s campaign slogan into a glitzy gown. The 25-year-old, who is not nominated, originally appeared in a flowing, conservative white dress and then unveiled...

 
Rory Feek, late wife Joey win Grammy for best gospel roots album

Rory Feek, late wife Joey win Grammy for best gospel roots album

Not only did Rory Feek honor his promise to his late wife Joey by attending the 2017 Grammys, the country singer took home an award for best gospel roots album. It was a bittersweet moment for Rory Feek after last year's death of his wife and duet...

 
Silver Alert: Woman missing from Cottonwood

Silver Alert: Woman missing from Cottonwood

The Arizona Department of Public Safety issued a Silver Alert on Sunday for a missing 71-year-old Cottonwood woman. The alert said that Shirley Ludwig has been missing since Saturday at about 10 a.m. from the area of Whitetail Run Road and Grey Fox...

 
Rallies for and against abortion rights at Planned Parenthood in Glendale close clinic for the day

Rallies for and against abortion rights at Planned Parenthood in Glendale close clinic for the day

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare There were protests held in Mesa and Tempe Saturday morning by people who support abortion rights as well as by people who oppose abortions. A rally in Glendale on Sunday morning calling for the defunding of Planned...

 

Japan's economy grew 1 percent in 2016, slowed in Oct-Dec

TOKYO –  Japan reports its economy expanded at a slightly slower than expected 1 percent annual pace in 2016, helped by an uptick in exports. The Cabinet office reported Monday that world's third-largest economy grew 0.2 percent in the last quarter,...

 
Slight chance of rain in Phoenix area for Valentine's Day

Slight chance of rain in Phoenix area for Valentine's Day

Rain and love are in the air as Valentine's Day approaches in the Phoenix area. According to the National Weather Service in Phoenix, there is a 40 percent chance of showers Sunday night with possible gusts of 20 mph winds. Monday is expected to be...

 

New Year's nightclub gunman formally arrested in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Turkey's state run news agency says the gunman suspected of killing 39 people in a nightclub attack on New Year's Day has been formally arrested. Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, was caught at a hide-out in Istanbul on...

 

Trump: New order will ‘make our country safe’

President Trump is mulling signing a “brand-new” executive order on immigration after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a restraining order on his travel ban that barred all entries from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspended the...

 
Trump and Japan's Abe share high-five on Florida golf course

Trump and Japan's Abe share high-five on Florida golf course

JUPITER, Fla. — President Donald Trump has long boasted about his prowess on the golf course. Now he's putting his game to work. The president spent a good part of his Saturday golfing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he hosted his first...

 
Protesters meet new education secretary as she visits school

Protesters meet new education secretary as she visits school

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' attempt to mend fences with teachers and parents across the country got off to a rocky start, when she was confronted by angry protesters during her first visit to a public school. Several dozen activists...

 
Keith Urban ignored Nicole Kidman because he thought she was out of his league

Keith Urban ignored Nicole Kidman because he thought she was out of his league

Keith Urban clarified comments his wife Nicole Kidman made last week about how he waited months to call her when they first met. The actress told Ellen Degeneres Thursday she had "such a crush" on the country crooner but after he failed to...

 
Grammys get political early-on with James Corden as host

Grammys get political early-on with James Corden as host

Adele opened the 59th annual Grammy Awards with a straight-forward performance of her hit “Hello” before James Corden took the stage and things took a turn for the political. Corden took the stage and after a purposefully messy entrance, “The Late...

 
Adele performs at Grammys, Chance the Rapper wins new artist

Adele performs at Grammys, Chance the Rapper wins new artist

LOS ANGELES — Adele kicked off the 2017 Grammy Awards with a live rendition of her comeback anthem, "Hello," which helped her win two early Grammys on Sunday, and may put her on track to win album, song and record of the year....

 

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