News archive from 27 April 2017

Rio slum residents bury teen, protest police-gang shootouts

RIO DE JANEIRO –  Dozens of slum residents in Rio de Janeiro gathered for the funeral of a 13-year-old boy killed during a gunbattle between Brazilian police and drug traffickers in their shantytown. Friends and relatives put Paulo Henrique Oliveira...

 

Chandler police seek man who tried to abduct 5-year-old girl

Chandler police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man who attempted to grab a 5-year-old girl Wednesday. Police Sgt. Daniel Mejia said the attempt was made in a neighborhood northeast of the Price Freeway and Elliott Road, just after...

 

Water-main break shuts portion of Camelback Road in Phoenix

A portion of Camelback Road in Phoenix was shut down Wednesday after a water-main break sent gallons of water spilling onto the street. The flooding forced closure of Camelback Road between 36th and 37th avenues, said Stephanie Bracken, a spokeswoman...

 

'My vision has to be your vision:' Lisa Herring interviews for Birmingham schools superintendent

Lisa Herring, the second finalist for Birmingham City Schools superintendent, said the best thing about the school system is the children. She said children should always come first. "Children are more than just tests," she said. Recognizing...

 

'My vision has to be your vision:' Lisa Herring interviews for Birmingham schools superintendent

Lisa Herring, the second finalist for Birmingham City Schools superintendent, said the best thing about the school system is the children. She said children should always come first. "Children are more than just tests," she said. Recognizing...

 

City to rescind 900 housing vouchers, halt new issues for rest of the year

The Houston Housing Authority plans to rescind housing vouchers from about 900 families Thursday as part of an effort to close a $9 million budget gap amid uncertainty about federal funding. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development told...

Chron, 19:42 in Politics
 

Trump considers action on NAFTA ahead of 100-day mark

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering signing a draft executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. But it's just one of a number of options being discussed. Senior White...

Chron, 19:58 in Politics
 
The Latest: California nurses rally for health care for all

The Latest: California nurses rally for health care for all

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California lawmakers' single-payer health care proposal (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Hundreds of nurses have rallied in support of a California proposal to create a government-funded health care system that...

Chron, 20:03 in Health
 

Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes replaces chief of staff

Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes announced Wednesday he will appoint an internal replacement for his chief of staff, who resigned unexpectedly. Fontes will promote Matt Morales to deputy recorder, reporting to Chief Deputy Recorder Keely...

 

Healthy and loud as ever, David Peralta just what Diamondbacks needed

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBDiamondbacks pull away from Padres for 9-3 win | 1:16Manager Torey Lovullo, first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and left-hander Patrick Corbin react to Tuesday's win....

AZCentral, 20:33 in Sport
 

Fiat Chrysler's CEO opens door to Jeep, Ram spinoff

In a single word Wednesday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne dropped a bombshell. Marchionne was asked whether the automaker's Jeep and Ram brands, either together or separately, could be spun off into a separate, standalone company....

 

'CBS This Morning' slowing winning morning show battle?

“CBS This Morning” is creeping up on the “Today” show and even “Good Morning America.” According to the latest Nielsen data, released following the week of April 10, “GMA” remains at the top of the network morning-show heap with 4.29 million total...

 

Mnuchin: Trump's tax plan is a 'middle-income tax cut'

INTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that President Trump's tax reform plan would amount to a "middle-income tax cut" and would "make business competitive." "This is about...

Fox News, 21:19 in Politics
 

Suicide prevention and intervention: 'It's everyone's business'

The American Association of Suicidology is convening its 50th annual conference in Phoenix this week by promoting a vision: a world where people know how to prevent suicide. More than 1,200 people are expected to attend the conference, which began...

 

Corbin Smith dips into past to restore McClintock pride

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona high school football spring practices 2017 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. McClintock High head football coach Corbin Smith works with his team Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in...

AZCentral, 21:22 in Sport
 

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