News archive from 20 January 2017

Trump marks Inauguration Eve with ceremony and celebration

Vowing to make America "greater than ever before," President-elect Donald Trump rallied cheering supporters at the Lincoln Memorial Thursday evening just hours away from taking the oath of office.  “This is a movement that has never been...

Fox News, 19:03 in Politics
 

Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal pistol permit requirement

An Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun. Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, has pre-filed a bill to end a requirement that he said is an improper limit on the constitutional right to bear arms,...

 

Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal pistol permit requirement

An Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun. Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, has pre-filed a bill to end a requirement that he said is an improper limit on the constitutional right to bear arms,...

 
DC's digital shield: Cybersecurity ramps up for Trump inauguration

DC's digital shield: Cybersecurity ramps up for Trump inauguration

The Secret Service will be hard at work protecting against both physical and digital threats during President-elect Trump’s inauguration Friday. Fox News reported this week that Secret Service cybersecurity personnel will be deployed throughout the...

 

5 injured in accident near Redstone Arsenal

A wreck near Redstone Arsenal on Thursday injured five people, Al.com's news partner WHNT News 19 reported. The accident happened near Gate 3 on Redstone Road. At least one of the victims have serious injuries, authorities said. Motorists are asked to...

 
Norfolk man held after being accused of attempting to kill his wife

Norfolk man held after being accused of attempting to kill his wife

An elderly man told police he wanted to kill his wife of 31 years and had wielded an ax inside their home after a dispute over cigarettes, all before he set the house on fire, police said. “I wanted to kill her," Allen Stotts, 71, told police,...

 
Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in recent years

Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in recent years

MEXICO CITY –  Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years: ___ Jan. 19, 2017: World's most powerful drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is extradited to the United States. ___ Jan. 8, 2016: Mexican marines...

 

Haiti president-elect dismisses money laundering allegations

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –  Haiti's president-elect says money laundering accusations that have swirled around him for months are a smear campaign by political enemies. Jovenel Moise is a businessman from northern Haiti who was ex-President Michel...

 
Charter schools sports explosion taking AIA by storm

Charter schools sports explosion taking AIA by storm

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare The boys basketball team from south Phoenix is ranked No. 1 in 1A Two years ago, they were playing basketball on outdoor courts with chain-link nets, rusty rims and a cold wind in their faces. Today, the NFL Yet boys...

AZCentral, 19:58 in Sport
 
Surprise police seek help finding man who assaulted employee

Surprise police seek help finding man who assaulted employee

Surprise police are asking the public for help locating a man who assaulted a woman last weekend. Police responded in the area of 16700 N. Greasewood St. on Jan. 14 around 8:10 a.m., said Sgt. Norm Owens, a Surprise Police Department spokesman. A...

 
Arizona Diamondbacks add veteran Gregor Blanco on minor-league deal

Arizona Diamondbacks add veteran Gregor Blanco on minor-league deal

The Diamondbacks spent much of the offseason looking for a left-handed bat and hoping to add on-base ability. They might have addressed both needs with this week’s signing of veteran outfielder Gregor Blanco to a minor-league contract. Blanco, 33,...

AZCentral, 20:04 in Sport
 
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office fires detention officer accused of having sex with inmate

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office fires detention officer accused of having sex with inmate

A Maricopa County Sheriff's Office detention officer arrested last year on suspicion of having sex with an inmate has been fired. Roy Ramey III's termination on Thursday comes the month after he was indicted by a state grand jury on four felony counts...

 
Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker blocks out trade speculation

Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker blocks out trade speculation

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSDevin Booker talks loss to Utah Jazz | 1:11Phoenix Suns' guard Devin Booker discusses 106-101 home loss to Utah Jazz, Jan. 16, 2017. (Doug Haller/azcentral...

AZCentral, 20:20 in Sport
 

Judge not inclined to delay Aaron Hernandez murder trial

BOSTON — A judge presiding over the double murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says he's not inclined to delay the trial, scheduled to begin next month. Hernandez' lawyers sought a delay Thursday among several other...

 
Widow seeks $75 million for fatal Mesa police shooting of husband

Widow seeks $75 million for fatal Mesa police shooting of husband

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare MESA POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH MURDERWitness account from woman in hotel where Daniel Shaver was killed | 1:21Witness account from woman in hotel where Daniel Shaver was killed 1 of 9CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare MESA...

 

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