News archive from 30 May 2017

How much does it cost to hold a special legislative session?

AUSTIN -- When it comes to special legislative sessions, democracy does not come cheap. While Senate and House officials said Monday they cannot pinpoint an exact cost, a 30-day session could easily cost taxpayers more than $800,000 -- and perhaps as...

Chron, 19:18 in Politics Sports Awards Lacrosse Athlete of the Year Brayden Tavrytzky, Coach of the Year Steve Weis

The Sports Awards, presented by Arby's, honors an Athlete of the Year and Coach of the Year in every sport at the end of each season. The selections were made by the azcentral sports high school staff. Lacrosse Athlete of the YearBrayden...

AZCentral, 20:02 in Sport

Who will end up starting at CB opposite Patrick Peterson for Arizona Cardinals?

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSKent and Bob talk new NFL rules and wide out depth | 2:07Azcentral's Kent Somers and Bob McManaman catch up during second week of OTAs at the Cardinals...

AZCentral, 21:03 in Sport

Walkoff loss to Pirates a 'weird' feeling for Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBTorey Lovullo on Diamondbacks' loss to the Pirates | 2:05D-Backs manager Torey Lovullo talks about the emotional swings in the Diamondbacks 4-3 loss to the...

AZCentral, 21:21 in Sport

Pedestrian high on mushrooms hurt after running into stopped vehicle, police say

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Do you know what to do if you're in an accident? A pedestrian slammed into a stopped vehicle in Tempe on Monday, and told officials he was high on mushrooms, police released. The driver of the vehicle had stopped in the...


Predators dominate and lose because of a few lost plays

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare VIDEOS: BEST OF PREDATORS' 2017 NHL PLAYOFFSPreds fans at Bridgestone Arena watch party react to overturned goal | 0:33Nashville Predators fan were shocked and upset when the team's first Stanley Cup Final goal was...

Usa Today, 00:40 in Sport

Former Andre House director named bishop in Florida

A former director of Andre House in Phoenix has been named bishop of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee.  Bishop-elect William A. Wack was introduced to area priests and media Monday morning as the sixth bishop of the diocese, which serves more than...

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

In Memorial Day remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, President Donald Trump urged the audience that stories of incredible military bravery must be told for 1,000 years. (May 29) Media: Associated Press ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump...

Chron, 03:47 in Politics
McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan? Those are some GOP...

Chron, 04:29 in Health
Reliving Communist past helps East German dementia patients

Reliving Communist past helps East German dementia patients

BERLIN (AP) — Every weekday morning, white-haired women patiently line up before a door at a Dresden retirement home, step in, and quickly step back nearly six decades into their past in Communist East Germany. Most of the women — in their late 70s at...

Chron, 06:05 in Health

The Latest: WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:30 a.m. White House communications director Michael Dubke has resigned. Kelly Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation...

Chron, 07:43 in Politics

Huntington Park councilwoman's fundraising business is a test of conflict of interest laws

The way a small-town politician used her relationship with city contractors to draw income could pose an important test of the state’s conflict of interest laws, good-government experts said. Huntington Park Councilwoman Karina Macias raised money for...


4 times in 15 years: Rare stock alert released

Not to alarm you but you're about to miss an important and rare event. You see, renowned investor David Gardner revealed his next great stock idea. And something very particular about David's pick has some investors buzzing with excitement. First,...


Arizonans in 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInArizonans in 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. There are 26 former Arizona high school softball players in the 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament. Take a look at each...

AZCentral, 10:01 in Sport
Some cities still ban employees from traveling to Arizona over SB 1070

Some cities still ban employees from traveling to Arizona over SB 1070

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Most boycotts over Senate Bill 1070 are over. But some cities still won't let their employees travel to Arizona. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf can't travel to Arizona for work.  Neither can city employees in Austin or...


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