News archive from 21 November 2017

Police arrest woman suspected of abandoning newborn on Mesa street in 2016

CLOSE The Arizona Safe Baby Haven Law was passed in 2001. A Mesa woman has been arrested on suspicion of abandoning her newborn baby in 2016, Mesa police said. Maricela Perez, 24, was arrested in connection with a March 8, 2016 incident in which a...


Arizona Cardinals' Bruce Arians still fuming a day after loss to Houston Texans

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Kent Somers analyzes Cardinals loss to Houston on Sunday | 3:01Arians has plenty of regrets after loss to Texans. 1 of 37Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare...

AZCentral, 20:36 in Sport
Arizona scientists say those streaks on Mars may not be water after all

Arizona scientists say those streaks on Mars may not be water after all

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars represent flowing sand — not water. Monday's news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated that lines on some Martian slopes were signs of water currently on the planet....


Phoenix Suns' logjam at center could affect Mike James' contract

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Scott Bordow recaps Suns' win over Bulls | 1:06Suns Insider Scott Bordow discusses Phoenix's bench production in a win over the Bulls on Sunday. SkipxEmbed...

AZCentral, 20:56 in Sport

Poachers kill 2 elk in northern Arizona, officials say

Two reports of elk poaching are under investigation by the Arizona Game and Fish Department. In both cases, the elk were killed outside of a designated elk-hunting season, officials said.  The first incident was reported Nov. 4 when a 7-by-7 bull elk...


How the ASU vs. UA Territorial Cup came to be

Here it is the day after Thanksgiving, Our tummies are full. Now it’s time to turn our focus back to football. In Arizona, there is no important game than the historic Territorial Cup matchup between our state’s two biggest universities. Since 1899...

AZCentral, 21:23 in Sport

Arizona Wildcats must channel emotions in positive direction in rivalry game vs. ASU

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS Todd Graham talks about Territorial Cup significance | 1:10ASU football coach Todd Graham discusses the importance of the Territorial Cup against Arizona during his press conference...

AZCentral, 22:08 in Sport

Girls soccer preview: Behind senior leadership, Chandler looking to put it all together

Before the start of last season, Chandler girls soccer coach Joe Paulsen was asked about his team's chances for the upcoming season. This year, Paulsen's answer ended the same way. “... if we can stay healthy.” Sure, it's a common answer and a go-to...

AZCentral, 22:35 in Sport

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the...

Chron, 22:39 in Politics

3 children hurt in Phoenix crash involving garbage truck

Three children were hospitalized with injuries suffered in a crash involving a garbage truck and four other vehicles Monday afternoon in Phoenix, police said. The crash occurred about 3:15 p.m. at Seventh Street and Broadway Road, Phoenix police...


1967 Territorial Cup rewind: ASU 47, UA 7

CLOSE Arizona's miserable season ends in blowout loss while ASU gets passed over by the Sun Bowl. The 1967 Territorial Cup occurred during Arizona State's greatest stretch of sustained success in the rivalry series. ASU won nine straight over Arizona...

AZCentral, 22:48 in Sport

Arizona Cardinals are early birds at Thanksgiving dinner for those in need

A tall man in a red football jersey carried trays of food through rows of tables at the Phoenix Rescue Mission on Monday afternoon. Three children followed him, carrying silverware and rolls of bread. In his No. 3 jersey, he quietly walked up and set...

AZCentral, 23:17 in Sport

Woman on scooter killed in Tempe crash involving semitruck

A woman on a scooter was killed in a fatal collision in Tempe on Monday night, police said. The woman was driving a motor scooter when it was hit by a semitruck at the intersection of 23rd Street and Hardy Drive, police said. Police aid the truck's...

Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the...

Chron, 01:19 in Health
US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephants

US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for...

Chron, 03:49 in Politics

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