News archive from 15 May 2018

Stormy Daniels' lawyer: No issue with releasing Cohen info

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer says he did nothing wrong by distributing a financial report showing President Donald Trump's personal lawyer had charged companies a hefty price for "insight" about Trump. Michael...

Chron, 21:04 in Politics

Bagdad wins 1A baseball title behind Israel Loveall, lucky hat

Bagdad had coach Brent Callen's hat, Israel Loveall's arm, and a bunch of batters who wouldn't go down easily Monday at Tempe Diablo Stadium. With Loveall a bloop single in the fifth inning away from a no-hitter, Bagdad didn't need its senior...

AZCentral, 21:58 in Sport

Early voting in Texas off to slow start

Early voting is under way in Texas, but if the first day is any indication the state once again is looking at an incredibly low turnout. In Harris County, just 34,665 voters had voted early on Monday or through absentee ballots in the runoff primary...

Chron, 22:11 in Politics

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high last year and officials are particularly concerned by a spike in stillbirths due to congenital syphilis, state health authorities said Monday....

Chron, 22:50 in Health

Diamondbacks’ Zack Godley having trouble with curve

After two dominant performances to open the year, right-hander Zack Godley looked like he had carried his success from last season into this year. He appeared to be on the verge of establishing himself as one of the league's better starters. But his...

AZCentral, 22:57 in Sport

What Diamondbacks are lacking on offense, they're making up for it on defense

Almost every time Torey Lovullo has been asked about Paul Goldschmidt's struggles at the plate this season, the Diamondbacks manager makes it a point to remind everyone that the team has long been spoiled by the first baseman's greatness. Lovullo can...

AZCentral, 22:57 in Sport

Sabino rallies past Sahuarita for 3A baseball championship

After 21 years, Sabino is once again state champion. The Sabercats took advantage of Sahuarita errors and free bases for an explosive fifth inning and beat the Mustangs 6-4 in the 3A baseball state championship Monday at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson....

AZCentral, 23:58 in Sport

Redrawn Pennsylvania map at play as 4 states hold primaries

A redrawn congressional map in Pennsylvania just three months ago has left candidates scrambling as four states prepare to hold primaries. In Pennsylvania, primary voters will decide the fate of President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. Senate. Idaho,...

Chron, 00:21 in Politics

Trump to discuss their agendas over lunch with Senate GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Capitol Hill lunch with Senate Republicans comes as the White House and its GOP allies try to coalesce around a political message ahead of the midterm elections. Trump routinely drops in on congressional...

Chron, 00:21 in Politics

Trump's Mideast policies fuel global worries for the region

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's prospects for brokering the Mideast peace "deal of the century" plunged ever deeper as the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem opened amid bloodshed in Gaza. The day fueled global concern that U.S. policies...

Chron, 00:21 in Politics

Melania Trump expected to remain hospitalized through week

Now Playing: President Donald Trump took a helicopter to Walter Reed National Millitary Medical Center to visit the first lady after she underwent a "successful" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. She is expected to remain there...

Chron, 00:21 in Politics

Vail Cienega defeats Tucson Ironwood Ridge to repeat as 5A softball champions

Head coach Eric Tatham ties a new ribbon on to the top of his backpack after every Vail Cienega softball game. Win or lose, striped or solid, he has collected one ribbon for each game since 2010. On Monday night, he added a silver glittered ribbon to...

AZCentral, 00:44 in Sport

Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock departs with injury

Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock left Monday night's game after suffering an apparent hand/wrist injury diving for a ball in the ninth inning of their game against the Brewers at Chase Field. Pollock left his feet on a dive in left-center...

AZCentral, 01:10 in Sport

Phoenix Christian holds off San Tan Foothills in 10 innings for 2A title

Last year, he started and finished on the mound in the 2A baseball title game for Phoenix Christian. This time, Steven Cochran took the ball in the sixth inning and didn't give it up until he got the final batter out in the 10th, as Phoenix Christian...

AZCentral, 01:50 in Sport

Nogales edges Tucson Catalina Foothills to repeat as 4A baseball champion

“Back to back.” That's all that could be heard at Hi Corbett Field on Monday, after Nogales edged out Catalina Foothills 3-2 in the 4A state championship game in Tucson. “It feels great. I never thought it would happen,” Nogales starting pitcher...

AZCentral, 02:24 in Sport

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