News archive from 26 May 2017

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare VIDEOS: PHOENIX COMICON 2017Phoenix Comicon gets underway | 1:09Phoenix Comicon gets underway on May 25, 2017. The four-day entertainment and comic convention is taking place at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown...


Utility owner George Johnson, former Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce indicted on conspiracy, fraud...

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare What is the difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Arizona? Former Arizona Corporation Commission member Gary Pierce, utility owner and developer George Johnson and two others were indicted by a federal grand...


He walked in to a Phoenix Circle K to buy cigarettes, walked out with cash register drawer

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Police say the man in this video tried to buy cigarettes from a Circle K clerk. When he was denied, he walked around the counter, had the clerk open the register and walked away with the cash tray May 17, 2017, in...


$20M to help fund new Great Hearts charter school in Maryvale

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Great Hearts Academies is the largest non-profit charter-school network in Arizona. The newest campus will open in 2018 in Maryvale. Great Hearts Academies, a charter-school network with roughly two dozen sites in...


Notre Dame Prep Athletic Director Monica Barrett resigns

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Notre Dame Prep football looks forward to season despite lack of spring practice. Athletic Director Monica Barrett has resigned from Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep, Principal Jerry Zander said. Zander said that Barrett will...

AZCentral, 20:08 in Sport

Arizona Summit Law School told to create financial safety net for students as precaution

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Arizona Summit Law School, a private Phoenix school, was put on probation by the American Bar Association for low Bar-exam passage rates. A private law school in Phoenix recently put on probation by the American Bar...


ASU's Graham still believes championships are coming

Todd Graham is fired up. A bad cold and two consecutive losing seasons can't temper his rhetoric or his optimism. To the contrary, they only make him more defiant. “I want to win a national championship, Pac-12 championships and the Rose Bowl,” the...

AZCentral, 20:28 in Sport

Titans' Rishard Matthews changes tone on Colin Kaepernick

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is happy with his progress as he rehabilitates his leg injury. Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews lost his brother in Afghanistan, so when he publicly criticized Colin Kaepernick, his...

Usa Today, 20:58 in Sport

Lawsuit alleges GM rigged diesel pickups to pollute

DETROIT -- A lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal district court in Detroit, accuses General Motors trying to circumvent pollution control devices in diesel-powered heavy-duty pickups, echoing similar claims against Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler...


Grand Canyon baseball's 20-4 record best in WAC since Rice won 2003 College World Series

Grand Canyon's baseball team finished with nine consecutive weekend series' wins, and a 20-4 Western Athletic Conference record, the best winning percentage in the WAC since Rice went 25-5 and went on to capture the College World Series in 2003. It...

AZCentral, 21:32 in Sport
Saguaro football graduates totaled $13.5 million in scholarship offers

Saguaro football graduates totaled $13.5 million in scholarship offers

Scottsdale's Saguaro graduation class featured 309 students, 19 of whom were football players who had Division I Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers. Of those, 12 will continue to play college football with eight of those going to high...

AZCentral, 21:32 in Sport

Balanced Arizona Wildcats poised, in position for return to Women's College World Series

It hadn't even been 24 hours when the outfield wall at Hillenbrand Stadium was updated with the Arizona Wildcats' latest accomplishment: 2017 NCAA regional champions. That's nothing new: The Wildcats have added to that portion of the outfield wall 28...

AZCentral, 21:44 in Sport

Oust Mesa Councilman 'Wasted Winkle,' Arizona Republican Party says

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare MESA COUNCILMAN RYAN WINKLE ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF DUIMesa council discusses Councilman Ryan Winkle's arrest in DUI | 7:17The Mesa council discusses the future of Councilman Ryan Winkle, who was arrested on suspicion...

Bird's Eye podcast: Episode 50 finds Somers and Jurecki talking Cards QBs, TEs and rookies

Bird's Eye podcast: Episode 50 finds Somers and Jurecki talking Cards QBs, TEs and rookies

Keep tabs on the Arizona Cardinals with our podcast. Kent Somers and Mike Jurecki bring you the Bird's Eye View podcast to provide an in-depth discussion on the team. Follow @kentsomers and @mikejurecki on Twitter for updates throughout the week. How...

AZCentral, 22:04 in Sport

Clarification: Serena Williams-Silicon Valley story

SAN FRANCISCO — In a story May 24, The Associated Press reported that tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles. The figure includes 14 for doubles and two for mixed doubles. She has 23 singles titles.


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