News archive from 27 October 2016

Greece court cancels TV license overhaul; blow to government

ATHENS, Greece –  A high court has canceled a television license auction in Greece, dealing a blow to the country's left-wing government which carried out the sale as part of an anti-corruption drive. Judges from the Council of State court ruled 14-11...

 

Earthquake temporarily halts Italian league match

PESCARA, Italy –  A top-level soccer match between Pescara and Atalanta was temporarily halted when a second earthquake in the space of two hours struck central Italy on Wednesday, sparking terror among the fans. There had been an earthquake with a...

 

Man charged with domestic violence after fight with girlfriend

A man is facing a domestic violence charge after an altercation with his girlfriend Wednesday morning, Athens Police said. Rodney Watkins was bleeding from his side when an officer found him walking down Skyview Drive after 8 a.m. Watkins denied...

 
If Prop. 205 passes, Maricopa County Attorney's Office funds from marijuana diversion program could dry up

If Prop. 205 passes, Maricopa County Attorney's Office funds from marijuana diversion program could dry up

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare PROP 205 MARIJUANA DEBATE PUT ON BY VALLEY LEADERSHIPArizona Republic reporter Rebekah Sanders reads Prop. 205 | 1:31Arizona Republic political reporter Rebekah Sanders reads the text of Arizona's proposed...

 
Archery range opens in Glendale park

Archery range opens in Glendale park

The design for the archery range started three years ago with a sketch on a couple of napkins. And if the project was to be a success, costs had to be kept to a minimum. So Heroes Regional Park Archery Range, which celebrated it grand opening Oct. 15,...

 

Jeffco's new Metro Area Crime Center a 'game-changer' for cops and criminals, sheriff says

The Metro Area Crime Center, a joint operation between at least half of the law enforcement agencies in Jefferson County, officially opened Wednesday and Sheriff Mike Hale promises that it will be a game-changer for both investigators and criminals....

 

Jeffco's new Metro Area Crime Center a 'game-changer' for cops and criminals, sheriff says

The Metro Area Crime Center, a joint operation between at least half of the law enforcement agencies in Jefferson County, officially opened Wednesday and Sheriff Mike Hale promises that it will be a game-changer for both investigators and criminals....

 
Panthers, like Arizona Cardinals, don't have much to flex

Panthers, like Arizona Cardinals, don't have much to flex

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCardinals Wednesday report: Beat-up Cardinals preparing for Panthers | 2:02Bob McManaman reports Wednesday from the Cardinals practice facility, where the...

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Supporters say Amendment 2 protects parks; vendor option has critics

Statewide Amendment 2 on the Nov. 8 ballot would stop the Legislature from using money intended for state parks for other purposes. The Legislature has diverted $15 million in park funds over the last five years, making it hard to maintain and operate...

 

Humanitarian chief, Russian diplomat spar at UN

UNITED NATIONS –  The U.N. humanitarian chief accused Russia and Syria on Wednesday of using bombing and starvation tactics in eastern Aleppo to push people to surrender or to death, triggering an unusual verbal attack on a U.N. official from the...

 
Group seeks tax volunteers from Buckeye to Peoria

Group seeks tax volunteers from Buckeye to Peoria

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program, Valley of the Sun United Way, A New Leaf Foundation and the IRS are seeking volunteers from Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Tolleson, Cashion, Waddell, Glendale, Youngtown, El Mirage, Surprise,...

 
Police investigate destruction of Donald Trump's Hollywood star

Police investigate destruction of Donald Trump's Hollywood star

Los Angeles police are investigating a pre-dawn attack that destroyed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame less than two weeks before the election. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which bestows the...

 
Attorney general: Wittmann man flees court before jury convicts him, remains on the run

Attorney general: Wittmann man flees court before jury convicts him, remains on the run

A man on trial for drug charges fled during a recess at Maricopa County Superior Court on Oct. 16 and is now on the run, according to the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Patrick Pina, 44, of Wittmann, left during a court recess after the state...

 

Supporters say Amendment 2 protects parks; vendor option has critics

Statewide Amendment 2 on the Nov. 8 ballot would stop the Legislature from using money intended for state parks for other purposes. The Legislature has diverted $15 million in park funds over the last five years, making it hard to maintain and operate...

 
First look: Aging Arizona Center's planned $25M makeover in downtown Phoenix

First look: Aging Arizona Center's planned $25M makeover in downtown Phoenix

  Downtown Phoenix's aging Arizona Center will get a $25 million makeover starting early next year, as its new owners launch an overhaul of the office and retail complex that opened nearly three decades ago. The center’s two city blocks on Third and...

 

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