News archive from 23 November 2016

Mitt Romney leads Donald Trump's picks for secretary of state

President-elect Donald Trump is leaning toward asking former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to be his secretary of state, according to people familiar with the deliberations. The next U.S. president is also likely to name retired Marine Gen. James...

Fox News, 19:07 in Politics
 
Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall hit by data breach

Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall hit by data breach

The Madison Square Garden Co. says customers at five of its locations may have been affected by a data breach. Criminals appear to have tapped into the its payment system to glean information on cards used between Nov. 9, 2015 and Oct. 24, 2016 at its...

 
Police searching for people involved in Phoenix home invasion

Police searching for people involved in Phoenix home invasion

Phoenix police are searching for people involved in a home invasion that occurred near 16th Street and Broadway Road on Tuesday afternoon. Police confirmed they followed a vehicle to a residence, where the vehicle's occupants exited and ran from the...

 
My Turn: Arizona's Kaibab Plateau needs monument status

My Turn: Arizona's Kaibab Plateau needs monument status

I recently returned “home” to visit the Kaibab Plateau north of the Grand Canyon, 40 years after my first visit at the start of a budding career in wildlife management.  The Plateau, or “Mountain Lying Down” to area Paiute tribe members, is the...

 
Bordow: At Thatcher, all about tradition and titles

Bordow: At Thatcher, all about tradition and titles

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLHS football 4A title game preview: Saguaro-Catalina Foothills | 1:01azcentral sports high school insiders Richard Obert and Scott Bordow dissect Saturday's 4A football...

AZCentral, 19:29 in Sport
 
Peoria to launch hazardous-waste program in January

Peoria to launch hazardous-waste program in January

Starting in January, Peoria residents can make appointments to have hazardous wastes picked up. In the past, Peoria would host events in the north and south of the city where residents would drop off household hazardous waste (HHW) items for the city...

 

Gingrich: 'I can think of 20 other people' better suited for secretary of state than Romney

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich expressed skepticism Tuesday at reports that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was the frontrunner to be President-elect Donald Trump's secretary of state.  "I can think of 20 other people who would be more...

Fox News, 20:02 in Politics
 
Debra Stark, Chris DeRose will vie in March runoff for Phoenix City Council seat

Debra Stark, Chris DeRose will vie in March runoff for Phoenix City Council seat

All votes are counted and the political battlefield set: Interim Councilwoman Debra Stark and attorney Chris DeRose will face off in a March 14 runoff election for a Phoenix City Council seat. On Tuesday, the city released final unofficial results...

 

Biden 'not interested' in running for Democratic Party chair

WASHINGTON –  Vice President Joe Biden closed the door Tuesday on the possibility of leading the Democratic Party after leaving the White House next year. Biden's name has been floated in recent days among Democratic insiders looking for someone with...

Fox News, 20:30 in Politics
 
Injury wreck snarls traffic on Loop 101 in Tempe

Injury wreck snarls traffic on Loop 101 in Tempe

A wreck involving several vehicles, one of which was reportedly on fire, blocked the southbound lanes of Loop 101 near Tempe early Tuesday evening. The Arizona Department of Public Safety reported the wreck involved an unknown number of injuries and...

 
Phoenix Zoo's beloved white rhinoceros, Half Ear, dies

Phoenix Zoo's beloved white rhinoceros, Half Ear, dies

Half Ear, the southern white rhinoceros that called the Phoenix Zoo home, has died, according to a zoo representative. The Phoenix Zoo announced Half Ear's death shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday after the animal suffered a "gradual decline"...

 

Man who once had asylum in Michigan from Alabama murder conviction dies

Phillip Louis Chance, an inmate who once was at the center of a highly publicized tug of war between Alabama and Michigan and a symbol for the treatment of juveniles in Alabama's justice system, died Nov. 8. At age 15 Chance was charged with murder in...

 

Man who once had asylum in Michigan from Alabama murder conviction dies

Phillip Louis Chance, an inmate who once was at the center of a highly publicized tug of war between Alabama and Michigan and a symbol for the treatment of juveniles in Alabama's justice system, died Nov. 8. At age 15 Chance was charged with murder in...

 

Montgomery man's assault charge upgraded to murder after shooting victim's death

A Montgomery man has been charged with murder in the October shooting of a 47-year-old man. Montgomery Police said Anthony Obanion, 54, became a suspect during the investigation into an Oct. 20 shooting that stemmed from an altercation located in the...

 

Priebus: Trump 'not looking to further injure the Clintons'

President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus said Tuesday that Trump "would rather look forward instead of backwards" after the real estate mogul indicated he did not favor an ongoing investigation of his election...

Fox News, 21:02 in Politics
 

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