News archive from 21 October 2017

Former Arizona coach Charlie Ragle enjoying do-over at California

Charlie Ragle was multitasking, watching the Arizona-Colorado game as Cal's team bus rolled to Husky Stadium two weeks ago. As he stared at his mobile device, UA quarterback Brandon Dawkins was knocked out with an injury. Before Khalil Tate took his...

AZCentral, 19:06 in Sport
FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

A new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles has been approved by U.S. regulators. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the Food and Drug Administration approved it late Friday. It will be the second vaccine for shingles, which is caused by the...

Chron, 19:23 in Health

Ga. state Rep. Betty Price asks about quarantining HIV patients

Photo: AL DRAGO, NYT Georgia state Rep. Betty Price, the wife of former Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price (above), asked the head of the Georgia Department of Public Health’s HIV Epidemiology Section about quarantining patients as in order...

Chron, 19:23 in Health

Officials: Jambalaya at fundraiser sickens more than 100

COLUMBIA, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health department says salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made more than 100 people ill.   A news release Friday from the...

Chron, 19:23 in Health

Truck driver accused of killing woman, leaving body in Tolleson field

Police arrested a truck driver Wednesday on suspicion of killing a woman in his Tolleson hotel room and hiding her body in a nearby field.  A witness identified 41-year-old Kevin Clay, a truck driver from Oakland, as the man who paid him and...


Interstate 17 car crash kills woman, injures 6 others

A woman was killed and six others, including five children, were injured in a vehicle crash on Intestate 17 on Friday afternoon, the Phoenix Fire Department said. The wreck occurred in the southbound lanes near the Bethany Home Road exit. Phoenix Fire...


Arizona Coyotes' Rick Tocchet teaching now more than ever

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Sarah McLellan’s plus-minus against the Stars | 0:33Coyotes insider Sarah McLellan looks at the plus and minus in the 5-4 loss to the Stars. SkipxEmbed...

AZCentral, 20:41 in Sport

Arizona Challenger Space Center moves to a Phoenix mall — at least for now

The Arizona Challenger Space Center is setting up temporary headquarters at Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix. Visitors won't find the full museum the center had in Peoria, but the non-profit is renting 5,400 square feet of office and classroom space to...


Federal grand jury issues subpoenas to colleges in NCAA basketball fraud investigation

A federal grand jury has issued subpoenas to universities that are part of a federal investigation into bribery, fraud and corruption in NCAA men's basketball as the scandal continues to overshadow the upcoming season.  Oklahoma State University,...


Phoenix weather: Reprieve from heat will be short-lived

It was relatively cool in Phoenix on Friday, and expected to be even cooler Saturday. But it won't last long. After seeing an average high of 97 degrees over the past week, meteorologists from the National Weather Service are predicting high...


Suns fall to Lonzo Ball, Lakers to drop to 0-2

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Bordow, Moore on Connie Hawkins after memorial service | 1:42azcentral sports' Scott Bordow and Greg Moore discuss the life and memorial of Connie Hawkins after...

AZCentral, 01:15 in Sport

Deandre Ayton makes presence known in Arizona Wildcats' Red-Blue Game

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Arizona Wildcats basketball coach Sean Miller speaks at Pac-12 media day in San Francisco on Thursday. Doug Haller/azcentral sports Deandre Ayton made the kind of powerful first impression he was expected to Friday in...

AZCentral, 01:15 in Sport

Phoenix Christian tops Scottsdale Christian to claim 2A Metro crown

Phoenix Christian is the 2A Metro West champion after defeating Scottsdale Christian Academy, 28-7, on Friday night. While Phoenix Christian has blown out most opponents in 2017, it was Scottsdale Christian that jumped out to a 7-0 lead after a...

AZCentral, 01:42 in Sport

Chaparral scores eight touchdowns, routs North Canyon

Scottsdale Chaparral came in to Friday night's matchup with Phoenix North Canyon looking to build off its first section win last week and did just that in their 64-20 victory. North Canyon came out quick, opening the game with a 79-yard touchdown...

AZCentral, 02:07 in Sport

Desert Ridge makes another statement with win over Desert Vista

After pulling off a big upset last week, a few of people thought that Mesa Desert Ridge's win was a flash in the pan - even with a 7-1 record coming into the game against 6A No. 9 Desert Vista. And if ever there was a statement to be made, the...

AZCentral, 02:07 in Sport

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