News archive from 19 March 2017

Chuck Berry tributes flood in after news of rock and roll legend's death

Hail, hail Chuck Berry. "If you had to give Rock 'n' Roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry" John Lennon (with Chuck Berry) Mike Douglas TV Show, 1972 — John Lennon (@johnlennon) March 18, 2017 Famous...


Mother killed in Peoria identified; father, the suspect, still hospitalized

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Peoria police say a 12-year-old girl called for help after finding her mother shot inside their apartment. Peoria police have identified the mother killed while her 12-year-old daughter was home. Tammy Mattision, 49, was...


Burning questions to be answered during Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway

There is a toolbox full of questions about Sunday's Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Will Kevin Harvick return to his dominant form at the 1-mile Avondale oval? Will Brad Keselowski, who arguably has had the fastest car in the...

AZCentral, 20:35 in Sport

Justin Allgaier holds on to win Xfinity, his 1st victory in 5 years

Justin Allgaier held on to the lead in a restart with four laps to go and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in scorching heat, his first victory in five years. Allgaier, who took four tires on his Kelley-Earnhardt-Miller Chevrolet in one of the late...

AZCentral, 20:35 in Sport

NASCAR's Clint Bowyer on his 'hunger' to get on top

The happiest man in the NASCAR garage area? Try Clint Bowyer. He endured a dispiriting 2016 for the small and uncompetitive HScott team, and finished 27th in points, with only three top-10 finishes. Now, Bowyer is back to being a contender....

AZCentral, 21:07 in Sport

So you want to join the Phoenix police force? Officers tell you how

The Phoenix Police Department is looking for some new recruits, and officers are going out into the community to find them. Police Chief Jeri Williams and five other officers hosted an information session Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in...


Peoria Walmart evacuated for bomb; officials determine it was fake

A Peoria Walmart was evacuated and investigated Saturday morning after a device that looked like a bomb was found inside a stock room, according to police. Peoria police spokesman Officer Brandon Sheffert said in a news release that an employee called...


Anna Nordqvist shoots 11-under 61, takes Founders Cup lead

Anna Nordqvist shot a tournament-record 11-under 61 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Stacy Lewis and Ariya Jutanugarn into the final round of the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. Lewis and Jutanugarn each shot 66 playing together for the third...

AZCentral, 21:46 in Sport

Boivin: Did new facilities help USC, Oregon NCAA Tournament cause?

Facilities aren’t the end-all when it comes to a college basketball program’s success but they are a factor. A few nuggets to consider about two Pac-12 teams still alive in the NCAA Tournament: USC has played in six NCAA Tournaments since it moved...

AZCentral, 21:46 in Sport

Hearing-impaired Kaylin Yost pursuing her LPGA dream

Kaylin Yost didn’t play her best golf Saturday at the Bank of Hope Founders Cup. She shot a 3-over 75 on a Wildfire Golf Club course that has been easy pickings for LPGA pros, and in Sunday’s final round, she’ll have an early morning tee time, far...

AZCentral, 22:03 in Sport

Arizona Coyotes' rhythm to be tested on road trip

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSarah McLellan's plus-minus against the Red Wings | 0:36Coyotes insider Sarah McLellan looks at the plus and minus in the 5-4 shootout loss to the Red Wings....

AZCentral, 22:37 in Sport

President Trump talks health care, taxes and leaks on 'Watters' World'

President Donald Trump expressed confidence in his plan to repeal ObamaCare and blasted his adversaries in the media and elsewhere for leaking a portion of his 2005 federal tax return during an interview on "Watters' World" that aired...

Fox News, 22:42 in Politics

Roger Federer to face Stan Wawrinka in all-Swiss Indian Wells final

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInBNP Paribas Open men's semifinals and doubles finals FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Buy Photo Roger Federer, of Switzerland, wave to the crowd after beating American Jack Sock in the BNP...

Usa Today, 22:47 in Sport

Arizona Wildcats finish strong to advance past Saint Mary's to Sweet 16

SALT LAKE CITY – Lauri Markkanen and Allonzo Trier combined for 30 points and No. 2-seeded Arizona rallied to defeat No. 7 Saint Mary’s 69-60 and advance to the West Regional’s Sweet Sixteen on Saturday night. The Wildcats were on the ropes in the...

AZCentral, 22:57 in Sport

With his Pipeline protest, Wisconsin's Bronson Koenig gains a heartfelt Brewers admirer

Brewers reliever Joba Chamberlain wants to shake hands with 22-year-old Wisconsin basketball star Bronson Koenig. Not because Chamberlain is a die-hard Wisconsin fan — he’s a University of Nebraska product — but because Chamberlain wants to thank...

AZCentral, 23:04 in Sport

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