News archive from 20 August 2017

Man suspected of exposing himself to women in Tempe, Mesa arrested

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The Tempe Police Department released surveillance video showing a man suspected of several indecent-exposure incidents in the city at retail businesses. Police have arrested a man suspected of assaulting a woman in a...


Victims of fatal I-17 wrong-way crash near Flagstaff identified

The four victims of a fatal wrong-way collision early Friday on Interstate 17 south of Flagstaff have been identified. Christen Ebert, 26, Richard Chum, 30, Gary Sindhu, 29, and Kouang Saefong, 30, were traveling north along I-17 south of Munds Park...


12 residents displaced, dog killed in north Phoenix apartment fire

A dog was killed and 12 people were displaced in a north Phoenix apartment fire Saturday afternoon, fire officials said.  The fire began inside an apartment at the Mountain View Casitas Apartments on Grovers Avenue and 12th Street and did significant...


Arizona Cardinals Game Day: Bears RB out with eye injury

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSBruce Arians on Rucker, Mathieu returning to form | 1:21Cardinals coach Bruce Arians talks about the week ahead and how both Frostee Rucker and Tyrann...

AZCentral, 20:45 in Sport

ASU's hard-hitting DJ Calhoun: 'I’m not going out not beating Arizona'

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: High expectations for ASU Athletics | 2:07azcentral sports' Greg Moore and Mark Faller discuss the expectations for ASU sports as well as the...

AZCentral, 20:45 in Sport

Giannis Antetokounmpo to miss European championships; Greek federation alleges conspiracy

On Saturday morning, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo posted an important message on social media. In the post, which was written in Greek, he expressed his regret that he would not be able to play for the Greek national team in the upcoming...

AZCentral, 21:23 in Sport

Moore: Paul Goldschmidt should be NL MVP, but is his humility hurting his case?

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Greg Moore, a columnist with azcentral sports and the Arizona Republic, interviews Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt about leadership and playing your best ball this late in the season. Headlines in...

AZCentral, 22:08 in Sport

Pinnacle forces turnovers, overcomes own turnovers in rout of Brophy Prep

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Pinnacle coach and players discuss their season-opening win over Brophy in the Sollenberger Classic in Flagstaff. Junior quarterback Spencer Rattler was able to get away with two interceptions and a fumble on Saturday...

AZCentral, 22:22 in Sport

Solar shortage: Eclipse glasses are in short supply in Arizona

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE If you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of August 21’s solar eclipse, buyers beware. With the solar eclipse over the U.S. fast approaching on Monday, potential viewers are finding it increasingly difficult to find the...


Person shot in fight near St. Luke's Medical Center

One person was shot after a fight broke out in Phoenix Saturday evening, Phoenix police said.  At approximately 6:20 p.m., officers with the Phoenix Police Department responded to a fight that had broken out near St. Luke's Medical Center at the...


Ocean Twp. woman races against clock to rescue her sons stuck in Brazil

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Viviane Ferreira Leite, 30, of Ocean Township, claims the father of her children illegally took her two boys. It's been 18 months since Viviane Ferreira Leite last saw her two young sons, Christyan and Gabriel. Eighteen...


Duke University says it has removed statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee after it was vandalized

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University says it has removed statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee after it was vandalized.


QB Brandon Dawkins solidifies likely starting role in Arizona Wildcats’ scrimmage

TUCSON - Arizona Wildcats quarterback Brandon Dawkins didn't make any spectacular plays during the team's scrimmage Saturday, but that's OK. Dawkins generally took what the defense gave him, completing basic throws for first downs in a performance...

AZCentral, 23:03 in Sport

Solar eclipse 2017 gets kids excited about science

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017This DIY 'moon' ice will make your solar eclipse party even better | 0:55All you need are some tennis balls, water balloons, and a couple key ingredients to add color. 1 of...


Lake-goer drowns after falling into Roosevelt Lake

A person died after falling into Roosevelt Lake near the Cottonwood Cove area Saturday evening, Gila County Sheriff's Office officials reported.  Deputies with the Sheriff's Office received a call at about 6:09 p.m. about a person who had fallen into...


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