News archive from 26 April 2016

Second chance: Becca Tobin signs with WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Second chance: Becca Tobin signs with WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks

Skip AdxEmbed xShare Phoenix Mercury trainer, Seattle firefighters save life of former ASU basketball player Former Arizona State women's basketball player Becca Tobin is getting a second chance in the WNBA. Tobin, a 6-foot-5 forward, signed with the...

AZCentral, 19:01 in Sport
 
Phoenix Suns intend to stay connected in offseason

Phoenix Suns intend to stay connected in offseason

PHOENIX SUNS VIDEO PLAYLISTPaul Coro talks with Suns coach Earl Watson | 03:07Paul Coro talks with Suns head coach Earl Watson about his permanament coach status and his impact on Suns players. Ryan McDonough introduces Earl Watson as Suns head coach...

AZCentral, 19:01 in Sport
 
ASU to honor Rick Monday in game against Arizona

ASU to honor Rick Monday in game against Arizona

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Rick Monday FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Outfielder Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs dashes between two men in the Dodger Stadium outfield in Los Angeles, in this April 25, 1976...

AZCentral, 19:01 in Sport
 
New York City homeowners will get $183 giveback on water bills

New York City homeowners will get $183 giveback on water bills

City homeowners will get a $183 credit on their water bills this summer, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday. The give back was made possible because de Blasio is scrapping a long-standing practice of forcing the Water Board to pay rent to the city —...

 
Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas cancel N.C. shows

Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas cancel N.C. shows

Legacy acts like Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and Ringo Starr have publicly declared they will not play in North Carolina due to the the state's new 'bathroom bill,' a law widely perceived as discriminatory against gays and transgender people. Now two...

 

Harper Lee wrote about 'In Cold Blood' case 5 years before Truman Capote

Five years before Truman Capote penned his classic true crime epic "In Cold Blood," his childhood friend Harper Lee wrote about the same case for a magazine, according to a biographer of the late Alabama author. Charles J. Shields said he...

 
Blowing dust to close I-10 for 62 miles in southeastern Arizona

Blowing dust to close I-10 for 62 miles in southeastern Arizona

Blowing dust was to close a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 between U.S. 191 in southeastern Arizona and Lordsburg, New Mexico, starting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Eastbound traffic was to be routed to...

 
Prince's estate: 6 key questions answered

Prince's estate: 6 key questions answered

The world is still waiting to learn how and why Prince died last week but meanwhile attention is turning to the other big question in the wake of his shocking death : Who will inherit and/or control his vast estate and music business? As with the...

 
Juvenile justice agency joins national project

Juvenile justice agency joins national project

AUSTIN -- Three state juvenile lockups that have been plagued by training and operational problems as officials struggled to deal with a more violent population of incarcerated youths have been selected to participate in a national project designed to...

Chron, 19:28 in Politics
 
Twitter user growth in Q1 spotlight

Twitter user growth in Q1 spotlight

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter reports first-quarter financial results after the market closes on Tuesday. Here's what to watch. EARNINGS FORECAST: Analysts expect profits excluding certain items of 10 cents a share, according to S&P Global Market...

 

Alabama innovation awards finalists named

The search for Alabama's top innovation achievements in business is down to 11 finalists. The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama on Monday announced the 11 finalists for the 2016 Alabama Innovation Awards. The eventual winners will be...

 
3 Apache Junction residents charged with filing 1,700 false tax returns

3 Apache Junction residents charged with filing 1,700 false tax returns

Three Apache Junction residents have been charged with filing 1,700 false tax returns to claim tax refunds, according to an indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix. Douglas Charron, Beverly Lock and Judith Eastman are accused of filing...

 
At least 28 killed in violence in Syria's capital and Aleppo

At least 28 killed in violence in Syria's capital and Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria — Violence in Syria continued for the fourth straight day to chip away at what remains from a cease-fire that has effectively collapsed, leaving at least 28 people dead Monday in reciprocal shellings between government forces and...

 

Rail strike to disrupt French train traffic on Tuesday

PARIS — France's six rail unions have issued a joint call for a one-day strike that is set to disrupt local and national train traffic, but not international lines. State railway company SNCF is warning that only half of the local trains in the Paris...

 

Russian investigators probe killing of policeman, relatives

MOSCOW — Russian federal investigators have opened an investigation into the killings of a former police officer and five family members who were found dead in a provincial town. Andrei Gosht and his relatives were discovered dead in their home Sunday...

 

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