News archive from 13 September 2017

Who's Next: 23 young communications professionals helping Arizona find its voice

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Who’s Next. Every month, azcentral is publishing an installment of this up-and-comer series focusing on a different industry or field. It's an evolution of the 35 Entrepreneurs 35 or Younger program that recognized...


Doan, Majerle, Bidwill among new Arizona Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Three of Arizona's major professional sports teams will have 2017 inductees into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. Shane Doan, who played 21 years with the Arizona Coyotes, and Dan Majerle, who was with the Phoenix Suns for most of his 14-year NBA...

AZCentral, 19:15 in Sport

Son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme arrested in assault on Tempe roommate

The son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of holding his roommate at knife point in their Tempe apartment, according to Maricopa County Superior Court records. The situation began after the man, identified as...


Juan Martinez, prosecutor in Jodi Arias case, cleared in State Bar ethics case

A disciplinary panel of the Arizona Supreme Court dismissed a Bar complaint against county prosecutor Juan Martinez after hearing a full day of testimony mostly from defense attorneys who'd crossed his path. A probable cause committee of the State Bar...


Arizona's oldest mall, Park Central on Phoenix's main drag, is selling and getting a makeover

Park Central Mall, located in the heart of Phoenix, has been sold to a group of investors who plan to give it a long-overdue makeover. Plaza Cos. and Holualoa Cos. are buying the once-iconic shopping center built in 1957. The deal is expected to close...


ASU opponent: Five things to know about Texas Tech

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Doug Haller and Greg Moore discuss the fallout from Arizona State's loss to San Diego State, including fan reaction, and look ahead to Saturday's game at Texas Tech. Arizona State hits the road for the first time...

AZCentral, 20:16 in Sport

Hamilton RB Jawhar Jordan proudly carries flag onto practice field on 9-11

With Monday being the 16-year anniversary of the tragic events of 9-11, Dick Baniszewski, in his first year leading Chandler Hamilton's football team, decided to replicate what he did that day in 2001, when he led Tempe McClintock football team. He...

AZCentral, 20:22 in Sport

Rich Rodriguez on Arizona Wildcats’ QB play: ‘We’ve got to get better in a hurry’

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona Wildcats football vs. Houston FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Houston Cougars safety Garrett Davis (1) tackles Arizona Wildcats tight end Bryce Wolma (81) during the second...

AZCentral, 20:22 in Sport
Former Phoenix woman who stole $2.9 million sentenced to 44 months

Former Phoenix woman who stole $2.9 million sentenced to 44 months

A former Phoenix woman was sentenced to 44 months in prison for embezzlement on Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona said. Shana Raelisa Johnson, 35, stole nearly $3 million from two real-estate companies, in both Phoenix and Atlanta,...


Ole Miss completes its Committee on Infractions hearing, waits for ruling

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The Rebels already know they are going to have a bowl ban this season, but there's the threat of the NCAA verdict coming down mid-season and even coach Hugh Freeze being suspended. Hugh Kellenberger and Antonio Morales...

Usa Today, 20:55 in Sport

'Historic' Arizona convention on changes to U.S. Constitution opens 1st day at Capitol

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Dressed as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, protesters rally against a constitutional convention planning meeting for state delegates to create amendments to the U.S. constitution. David Wallace/


Woman in 'extremely critical condition' after south Phoenix crash

A 50-year-old woman is in "extremely critical condition" following a south Phoenix crash that also involved a 4-year-old boy, officials said Tuesday. The T-bone crash occurred late Tuesday afternoon near 63rd and Southern avenues, the...


Conservative commentator Mercedes Schlapp joins White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — A longtime conservative commentator is joining the White House as President Donald Trump continues to fill out his communications team. Mercedes Schlapp will serve as senior adviser for strategic communications, the White House...

Chron, 21:14 in Politics

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals need to show resilience, rally around adversity

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Shot Clock: Could the Cards recruit death stare Adrian Peterson? | 2:09Jay Dieffenbach and Dan Bickley hoping D-Backs and Dodgers series and Arizona...

AZCentral, 21:31 in Sport

Rejiggered traffic cameras help troopers nab wrong-way Phoenix driver

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Surveillance footage from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows a wrong-way driver entering Loop 101 on the 75th Avenue off-ramp and a vehicle driving west in the eastbound lanes of Bell Road made a wrong-way...


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