News archive from 17 September 2016

Why Texas may dodge an increase in gas prices that could hit the Southeast

Why Texas may dodge an increase in gas prices that could hit the Southeast

DALLAS -- Motorists in parts of the country could pay a little more for gasoline in coming days because of the shutdown of a leaking pipeline in Alabama. Experts say that any spike in service-station prices will be felt most in the Southeast and...

 
NAU plays first game at home vs. New Mexico Highlands

NAU plays first game at home vs. New Mexico Highlands

Saturday’s gameNew Mexico Highlands (0-2) at Northern Arizona (0-2)When: 4 p.m. Where: Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff TV/radio: FOX Sports AZ (Delayed, 9 p.m.)/1510 AM and 99.3 FM NAU update: NAU is ranked No. 24 in both the FCS Coaches Poll and the STATS...

AZCentral, 19:03 in Sport
 
Friday at 6:30 p.m.: ASU at UTSA updates and analysis

Friday at 6:30 p.m.: ASU at UTSA updates and analysis

Arizona State (2-0) plays a rare Friday game when it faces Texas-San Antonio (1-1). TV: ESPN2. Radio: ESPN 620 AM. Get updates and analysis here throughout the game by ASU insider Jeff Metcalfe below. Preview informationHow to watch, listen | Scouting...

AZCentral, 19:03 in Sport
 
Park(ing) Day shows there's more to downtown Phoenix than concrete, streets

Park(ing) Day shows there's more to downtown Phoenix than concrete, streets

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare Performers took to the street for the annual Park(ing) Day event that focuses on the importance of community spaces in urban cores. Nicole Hernandez/azcentral.com The Rhythm is Life percussion band set the beat for...

 

Johnson, Stein excluded from 1st presidential debate

DENVER –  The commission that oversees presidential debates has invited only Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to the first presidential debate. It excluded two third-party candidates who had hoped the event could help them talk directly to an...

Fox News, 19:07 in Politics
 
10 ways Donald Trump gives Hillary Clinton an opening by re-upping the birtherism issue

10 ways Donald Trump gives Hillary Clinton an opening by re-upping the birtherism issue

Hillary Clinton got slammed by indignant conservatives and members of the media desperate to stir the pot after she said many Trumpkins are "deplorables." Then on Thursday, The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump would not acknowledge...

Chron, 19:07 in Politics
 
Obama to meet with leaders of Iraq, Nigeria and Colombia

Obama to meet with leaders of Iraq, Nigeria and Colombia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will review military strategy against the Islamic State group, press nations to admit more refugees and review progress around the world, despite new challenges, when he makes his final appearance at the U.N....

Chron, 19:07 in Politics
 

UN chief enlists DiCaprio and other stars to plead for peace

UNITED NATIONS –  Leonardo DiCaprio, Stevie Wonder, Michael Douglas and other stars pleaded for peace and the survival of the planet Friday which Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said is "closer to conflict than we may like to think." At a...

 
Third-grade teacher charged after video camera found in bathroom at Texas school

Third-grade teacher charged after video camera found in bathroom at Texas school

ROUND ROCK  -- Investigators say a Central Texas third-grade teacher has been arrested on charges of hiding a video camera in a staff restroom in a recording that also captured his image. Williamson County records show  Robert Lance Bradley, 36,  was...

Dallas News, 19:43 in Crime
 

Long-time Birmingham defense lawyer David Luker appointed Jefferson County Public Defender

Long-time Birmingham defense lawyer David Luker has been appointed Jefferson County Public Defender. Luker's hiring comes after the former director of the public defender office was fired in July. The public defender's office provides lawyers to...

 

Long-time Birmingham defense lawyer David Luker appointed Jefferson County Public Defender

Long-time Birmingham defense lawyer David Luker has been appointed Jefferson County Public Defender. Luker's hiring comes after the former director of the public defender office was fired in July. The public defender's office provides lawyers to...

 
Looking back and moving ahead with SMU's Willard Spiegelman

Looking back and moving ahead with SMU's Willard Spiegelman

Every day he taught a class at Southern Methodist University, Willard Spiegelman wore a bow tie and a jacket. Every day in every class he taught, students were expect to write. For 45 years, it was this way. On a Friday afternoon in early September,...

 

Corrections officer, decorated veteran dies after being stabbed by inmate

A corrections officer and decorated veteran has died after he was assaulted and stabbed by an inmate earlier this month, Alabama Department of Corrections announced. Kenneth Bettis, 44, of Monroeville, succumbed to his injuries at 5:35 p.m. on Friday...

 
3 takeaways from Gov. Doug Ducey-backed education initiative

3 takeaways from Gov. Doug Ducey-backed education initiative

Gov. Doug Ducey and more than 60 groups announced a new effort Friday to boost post-secondary attainment in Arizona. The goal of the initiative, Achieve60AZ, is to increase the post-high-school attainment rate in Arizona to 60 percent by 2030....

 
Reports: VW emissions probe widens to supplier Bosch

Reports: VW emissions probe widens to supplier Bosch

The investigation into Volkswagen's diesel emissions has widened to suppliers, including Germany's Robert Bosch, reports say. The Justice Department, which is pursuing a criminal case against Volkswagen, is reportedly looking at whether industry...

 

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