News archive from 25 October 2017

Department of Economic Security held in contempt for failing to file appeals

Arizona's social services agency has been found in contempt of court for failing to file dozens of court appeals requested by citizens who were denied benefits. The decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals was issued Tuesday and found that the...


Girl killed by hit-and-run driver after leaving Phoenix carnival

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE What is a Silent Witness and how do you become one? A 6-year-old girl was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday while leaving a small carnival in Phoenix, officials said. Melissa Cabrera was crossing...


Police: Good Samaritan used leather belt to save officer's life

Police on Tuesday publicly praised the good Samaritan who they say used a belt as a makeshift tourniquet to save the life of a police officer injured earlier this month during an east-central Arizona shootout. Officer David Hummer responded alongside...

US vaccine panel to discuss waning effectiveness, new shots

US vaccine panel to discuss waning effectiveness, new shots

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years ago, George Green got stabbing pain and bad blisters around his right arm. It was the worst case of shingles his doctor had ever seen. "I said, 'Wait a minute, I had the vaccine! How come I got this?'" recalled...

Chron, 20:02 in Health

Arizona Wildcats QB Khalil Tate earns rare Pac-12 award accomplishment

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInUniversity of Arizona football vs Cal FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Arizona wide receiver Shun Brown (6) makes a touchdown catch against California during the second half of an NCAA...

AZCentral, 20:14 in Sport

FBI: 'Fashion Forward Bandit' suspect arrested in Chandler

A 26-year-old Chandler man is suspected of being the "Fashion Forward Bandit," the robber so named by authorities for using accessories to conceal his identity in more than a dozen robberies over a three-month period. Kip Lessard was...


Bisbee must repeal plastic-bag ban or lose funding, Arizona AG says

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSETHE GAGGLE: TALKING POLITICS EVERY WEEK WITH THE AZCENTRAL.COM TEAM The Gaggle: Ducey shows us the money, Bannon's visit, Gosar's family feud | 5:32The Republic's political team discusses Governor Doug Ducey giving...


AP source: Clinton camp helped fund Trump dossier research

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund a political research firm that produced a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia. That's according to a person...

Chron, 20:25 in Politics

ASU football: Five things to know about USC Trojans

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS Todd Graham: 'Our goal is to be Pac-12 champions' | 2:19ASU football coach Todd Graham discusses the state of his team with USC up next. SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU...

AZCentral, 20:29 in Sport

Judge: Media may photograph 'Serial Street Shooter' suspect

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE'SERIAL STREET SHOOTER' CASE IN PHOENIX "Serial Street Shooter" case: What's in the Form IV? | 2:16Public safety reporter Megan Cassidy and breaking news editor Lindsey Collom break down some of what was...


Moore: U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe says female athletes are 'walking protest'

She took a knee for the national anthem. She fought for equal pay. And she called international soccer's governing body, FIFA, “old, male and stale.” Just where the hell does U.S. women's national team forward Megan Rapinoe get off? Why is it that she...

AZCentral, 20:59 in Sport
Former DES chief Tim Jeffries, onetime aide sue Arizona for libel

Former DES chief Tim Jeffries, onetime aide sue Arizona for libel

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Gov. Doug Ducey responds to questions about the Arizona Department of Economic Security since DES Director Tim Jeffries was fired. David Wallace/ Former state Department of Economic Security Director Tim...


President Trump's welcome message surprises, pleases new U.S. citizens

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE New citizens watch a video message from President Donald Trump and celebrate their new nationality Oct. 24, 2017, at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Phoenix. Shortly after 56 immigrants from 23...

Harris County OKs first Harvey-related buyouts

Harris County OKs first Harvey-related buyouts

Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday unanimously approved the buyout of 34 properties flooded by Hurricane Harvey, largely in the Banana Bend and Highland Shores neighborhoods along the San Jacinto River. The buyouts are part of a broader plan...

Chron, 21:24 in Politics

Coyotes can't get over the hump, stay winless with loss to Islanders

NEW YORK - John Tavares completed his hat trick with a tiebreaking goal in the third period, lifting the New York Islanders over the winless Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Tuesday night. The Islanders won their third straight and improved to 5-3-1. Jaroslav...

AZCentral, 22:11 in Sport

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