News archive from 14 September 2017

Arizona college tuition lawsuit: What does 'as nearly free as possible' mean?

Editor's note: This special report was originally published in April 2009. It's just five simple words in the Arizona Constitution, tucked in nearly a century ago with no explanation. But those words — that university instruction should be "as...


Arizona Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez says QB Brandon Dawkins will start at UTEP

TUCSON - Redshirt junior Brandon Dawkins is healthy and will start at quarterback at UTEP on Friday, Arizona Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez announced Wednesday. Dawkins came out for two series in the fourth quarter of the Houston game last week - in...

AZCentral, 19:01 in Sport

Arizona Supreme Court to consider legality of Medicaid expansion

Three dozen current and former state lawmakers challenging the way Arizona funds the state's Medicaid expansion will argue their case before the Arizona Supreme Court. The state high court this week agreed to hear the Republican lawmakers' challenge...

Are border agents targeting DACA recipients already? Some say yes

Are border agents targeting DACA recipients already? Some say yes

AUSTIN -- Immigration advocacy groups are raising alarms about at least nine people that they say were improperly detained at a Texas border crossing this week after they told border patrol officials they were recipients of legal status under the...

Chron, 19:34 in Politics

Who will start at quarterback for the Colts? Chuck Pagano won't say

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Insiders Stephen Holder and Zak Keefer look back at the Indianapolis Colts' opener and what they can do about it Week 2. INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis Colts quarterback intrigue continued Wednesday, with coach Chuck...

Usa Today, 19:41 in Sport
White House officials suggest Comey should be prosecuted

White House officials suggest Comey should be prosecuted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is ramping up its attacks on former FBI Director James Comey, suggesting — in an extraordinary departure from standard protocol — that the Justice Department should consider prosecuting his conduct. For the second day...

Chron, 19:47 in Politics

Officials: 'Drug kingpin' with N.Y. connections arrested in Phoenix

The U.S. Marshals Service said it arrested in Phoenix on Tuesday a man it described as a "kingpin" affiliated with a nationwide drug ring. Nigel Maloney, 49, is one of 30 gang members charged in a 357-count indictment out of King’s County,...


Diamondbacks' Hazelbaker just ruined a dinner during batting practice at Chase Field

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLB Shot Clock: D-Backs stay ahead of Rockies? | 2:03Mark Faller and Greg Moore discuss the MLB Wild Card race between the Diamondbacks and the Rockies. SkipxEmbed...

AZCentral, 20:26 in Sport

'Fixer Upper' stars Chip and Joanna Gaines: Major moments you should know

“Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are back in the spotlight, with a newly-announced partnership with Target.   The Waco, Texas, couple have many loyal fans -- but have also faced controversy. Here are some major moments and milestones in...


Arizona Cardinals Insiders Podcast: Can the Cardinals rebound without David Johnson?

Cardinals insider Kent Somers discusses where the team goes from here without David Johnson and how concerned fans should be after Week 1. Somers also breaks down their Week 2 opponent - the Indianapolis Colts - and offers his Week 2 predictions....

AZCentral, 20:36 in Sport

Man arrested in killing of wife 30 years ago while living in Chandler

A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife in Chandler in 1987, officials said. Auburn, Washington, police arrested Kevin Dale Jokumsen, 53, on Aug. 31. He is being held in a county jail in Washington awaiting extradition to Arizona,...


Child Abuse Prevention License Plate program: How it evolved

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Specialty license plates that help fund child abuse prevention programs across Arizona have been available for purchase since 1999. Arizona's "It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child" license plate program to prevent...


ASU football: Linebacker Christian Sam trying to do too much in return from year off

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE ASU defensive coordinator Phil Bennett breaks down the Sun Devils' next opponent, Texas Tech Christian Sam is back on the field for Arizona State football, but he's the first to admit it's not yet the Christian Sam we...

AZCentral, 20:53 in Sport

8 resources for parents around Arizona

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Specialty license plates that help fund child abuse prevention programs across Arizona have been available for purchase since 1999. With challenges at every level of parenting, it's important to know what resources are...


Cooler temperatures are finally on their way to Phoenix

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE It's a dry heat, right? Not necessarily - find out what other misconceptions people have about our weather in the Valley of the Sun. Arizona residents will finally have a taste of fall starting this week. The...


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