News archive from 26 August 2017

Public comment divided on allowing Christmas tree atop Camelback Mountain

Public comment divided on allowing Christmas tree atop Camelback Mountain

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSETHE CHRISTMAS TREE ATOP CAMELBACK MOUNTAINThe Christmas tree conflict on Camelback Mountain | 1:07A city of Phoenix committee is taking comments on whether the city should allow a Christmas tree on top of Camelback...


Watch online: Rocket designed in Chandler launches Friday

A rocket designed and assembled by employees from Orbital ATK in Chandler will launch from a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday evening.  The Minotaur IV rocket will carry the U.S. Air Force's Operationally Responsive Space-5...


Three things to watch when Arizona Cardinals play Atlanta Falcons

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSArizona Cardinals break camp | 4:35The Arizona Cardinals broke training camp on Thursday as the team prepares to face the Atlanta Falcons in a preseason game...

AZCentral, 19:36 in Sport

Arizona high school football 2017 schedule - Week 2

This is the list of Arizona high school football games for Week 2 of the 2017 season. This week's games will take place on Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and Sept. 2. Game times, locations and matchups are subject to change. MORE HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS COVERAGE Week...

AZCentral, 19:48 in Sport

Phoenix man pleads guilty to 2014 killing of half brother, cellmate

A Phoenix man accused of stabbing to death his 12-year-old brother in 2014 and then fatally beating his cellmate three weeks later pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in both cases Thursday.  Andrew Ward, now 30, was arrested March 12, 2014, after...


President Donald Trump pardons former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEDOJ'S CRIMINAL-CONTEMPT CHARGE AGAINST SHERIFF JOE ARPAIOFormer Sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of criminal contempt | 0:33Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been convicted of criminal contempt. 1 of 15Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare...

Trump pardons ex-sheriff convicted of defying judge's order

Trump pardons ex-sheriff convicted of defying judge's order

President Donald Trump signaled rally goers in Phoenix that he wants to grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio over his recent conviction in federal court. (Aug. 22) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday...

Chron, 20:41 in Politics

'The Pike,' 'Hollywood' among Diamondbacks celebrating MLB Players Weekend

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInDiamondbacks' Players Weekend uniforms FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Prepare yourself for special Diamondbacks uniforms (with nicknames) on Aug. 25-27. MLBFullscreen The front of the...

AZCentral, 20:43 in Sport

All signs point to better-prepared Shawn Poindexter having big impact for Arizona Wildcats

TUCSON - A year ago at this time, Shawn Poindexter was more of a prototype than a viable college wide receiver. At 6 feet 5 inches and 210 pounds, Poindexter had ideal size. He had plenty of athleticism, having played basketball and volleyball in high...

AZCentral, 20:43 in Sport

'Seeing for our own eyes': Protester arrested at anti-Trump rally tells his story

Derrick Pacheco runs a bicycle-repair shop in the Garfield District of Phoenix and says he has been attending Valley protests ever since he moved downtown 10 years ago. On Tuesday, the 34-year-old Pacheco and his friend were watching at his house the...


Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio: My political career isn't over

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSETRUMP PARDONS ARPAIO FOR CRIMINAL CONTEMPTTrump pardons Arpaio | 0:53President Donald Trump has pardoned former Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal contempt conviction. 1 of 3Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSETRUMP PARDONS...


Watch live: Republic reporters discuss Trump's pardon of Joe Arpaio

President Donald Trump has pardoned former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal-contempt conviction, removing the only legal consequences the lawman faced stemming from a 10-year-old racial-profiling lawsuit. Arpaio, 85, was convicted...

Sky Harbor International Airport milestones

Sky Harbor International Airport milestones

Sky Harbor has grown from a one-terminal airfield serving 3 million people in the early 1970s to a three-terminal international hub. It tore down the original terminal, built three more, and last year served 40 million passengers. It expects to swell...

National security aide Sebastian Gorka leaves White House

National security aide Sebastian Gorka leaves White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House national security aide Sebastian Gorka tells The Associated Press he has resigned from his position. A White House official, however, says Gorka did not resign but "no longer works at the White House." That...

Chron, 21:51 in Politics

Easy to overlook, Alani Latu has turned into a 'dependable' for ASU football

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST ASU FOOTBALL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: ASU QB fail? Suns 'lose' Kyrie | 2:08azcentral sports' Jay Dieffenbach and Dan Bickley weigh in on ASU's quarterback situation and the Suns not...

AZCentral, 22:03 in Sport

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