News archive from 15 February 2017

Alabama House passes resolution supporting Trump agenda

House Republicans have pushed through a resolution in support of President Donald Trump over the objections of Democrats. The resolution approved Monday by the House of Representatives urges Congress to implement Trump's "ambitious government...

 

Alabama House passes resolution supporting Trump agenda

House Republicans have pushed through a resolution in support of President Donald Trump over the objections of Democrats. The resolution approved Monday by the House of Representatives urges Congress to implement Trump's "ambitious government...

 
ASU, Arizona Golf Community Foundation to begin work on Papago Golf Course

ASU, Arizona Golf Community Foundation to begin work on Papago Golf Course

Arizona State and the City of Phoenix announced updated plans Tuesday for improvements at Papago Golf Course, including a main clubhouse and practice facility for ASU golf teams designed in part by former ASU golf star Phil Mickelson. Working through...

AZCentral, 19:15 in Sport
 
Pick for Medicare post faces questions on Indiana contracts

Pick for Medicare post faces questions on Indiana contracts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid advised Vice President Mike Pence on health care issues while he was Indiana's governor, a post she maintained amid a web of business arrangements — including one that...

Chron, 19:21 in Health
 

2 live men found tied to bridge in Mexican border city

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico –  In a rare occurrence, two men found beaten and tied to a bridge in the Mexican border city of Reynosa turned out to be alive. Reynosa and other border cities wracked by drug turf battles have seen the lifeless bodies of drug...

 

UN Staff Union: 32 personnel killed in line of duty in 2016

UNITED NATIONS –  The United Nations Staff Union says 32 people working for the world body were killed in the line of duty in 2016, including 26 peacekeepers. The union's security committee said Tuesday that in the past five years almost 240 U.N....

 

AP Interview: Pullman reveals 'His Dark Materials' follow-up

LONDON –  Here are words millions of readers have waited many years to hear: Lyra Belacqua, and her daemon, are back. The irrepressible young heroine of Philip Pullman's fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials" returns in a new novel being...

 
Chandler man believed among 6 fishermen lost in Bering Sea

Chandler man believed among 6 fishermen lost in Bering Sea

A Chandler resident is believed to be one of six people aboard a fishing vessel that went missing off the coast of Alaska early Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday night that it had called off the search for the veteran fishermen aboard a...

 
Phoenix: Up to $6M for City Hall elevators where Mayor Stanton got stuck

Phoenix: Up to $6M for City Hall elevators where Mayor Stanton got stuck

Apparently Mayor Greg Stanton's wasn't alone in his trouble with an elevator at Phoenix City Hall. Almost a year after Stanton was trapped in one for nearly half an hour, the City Council is expected to decide Wednesday whether to borrow up to $6...

 
Golf notes: Larry Fitzgerald, Kevin Streelman post second-place finish at Pebble Beach

Golf notes: Larry Fitzgerald, Kevin Streelman post second-place finish at Pebble Beach

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald received good news at the start of his week at Pebble Beach last Thursday when quarterback Carson Palmer announced he was returning for the 2017 season. Fitzgerald then teamed up with PGA Tour pro Kevin Streelman to...

AZCentral, 19:36 in Sport
 

'Armed and dangerous' allegedly burglarized home during manhunt in Autauga County

Authorities are asking the public to be looking out for an "armed and dangerous" man who allegedly burglarized a home during a manhunt Monday night. The Autauga Sheriff's Office deputy stopped a vehicle driven by Nicky Terrell Gaines, 41, in...

 
GCU opens Maryvale course as Phoenix weighs golf debt

GCU opens Maryvale course as Phoenix weighs golf debt

Fast greens, championship-style bunkers and a clubhouse with a view all debut next month at a west Phoenix golf course that, until recently, lost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. Leaders at Grand Canyon University are finishing a...

 
Suns' Marquese Chriss and his top 3 dunks (and misses)

Suns' Marquese Chriss and his top 3 dunks (and misses)

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSP.J. Tucker on missed calls in Suns loss | 1:33Suns forward P.J. Tucker talks about some calls he believes the refs missed, his rebounding numbers while playing...

AZCentral, 19:48 in Sport
 

15-year-old shot in chest in Mobile

A teenager was shot in the chest in Mobile on Tuesday night. Spokesman Terence Perkins said the 15-year-old victim's condition is unknown at this time. Mobile police officers are on the scene of the shooting in the 1600 block of Crenshaw. The victim...

 

In Mobile 'pill mill' trial, both accused doctors face questioning

Two Mobile doctors accused of running a "pill mill" operation in Mobile, John Patrick Couch and Xiulu Ruan, both spent time on the stand Tuesday in federal court. Federal prosecutors began their cross-examination of Couch in the morning, the...

 

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