TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 07:34

An Arizona Teacher Helped Migrants. Jurors Couldn’t Decide if It Was a Crime.

The trial of Scott Warren, a 36-year-old geology teacher, on charges of helping migrants who had illegally crossed the border ended with a hung jury on Tuesday....

An Arizona Teacher Helped Migrants. Jurors Couldn’t Decide if It Was a Crime.

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Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
2019-06-12 05:34

Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he gets life or death. The post Jury finds South Carolina father guilty of murder in deaths of 5 kids; jurors will now decide if he...
2019-06-04 20:51

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
2019-06-06 13:51

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Arizona teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing teen student GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora, 28, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-12 08:00

Is showing compassion to migrants a crime? | Moustafa Bayoumi Trump – and governments across the western world – are putting humanitarians on trial. That should scare usOn 11 June, a federal jury in Tucson, Arizona refused to convict the immigration activist Scott Warren on felony charges that could have sent h...
2019-06-17 18:34

Jury deadlocked over Arizona border activist who allegedly helped illegal immigrants Jurors were deadlocked Tuesday in the case of an Arizona border activist accused of transporting and harboring migrants while providing them with humanitarian aid. ...
2019-06-12 03:17

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring mig...
2019-05-30 02:17

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual v...
2019-05-29 08:51

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
2019-06-12 04:17

Nxivm jurors horrified looking at leader’s ‘kiddie porn’ Jurors seated on the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere appeared horrified Thursday as they were shown over a dozen sexually explicit images that prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl. FBI Special Agent Maegan Rees approached the jury...
2019-06-14 00:51

The Latest: Jurors hearing arguments in activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 10 a.m. Jurors are hearing closing arguments in federal court in Arizona in the trial of a border activist charged with harboring two immigrant men he says he was simply helping. Federal prosecuto...
2019-06-07 19:34

The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Prosecutors have played a secret audio recording at the trial of a forme...
2019-06-15 03:51

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI agent that the woman looked “panicky” when...
2019-06-14 20:51

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, around lunch Friday after a six-week trial. Questioned...
2019-06-15 10:00

Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student describes to his girlfriend how he killed a visiting scholar from China, calling the 26-year-old wom...
2019-06-15 13:00

Jurors begin deliberations in ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz bodega slay trial Jurors have begun their deliberations in the trial for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz — nearly one year to the day after he was butchered by machetes and knives outside a Bronx bodega last summer. The first five of the dozen...
2019-06-14 00:51

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex cult leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday and features Rani...
2019-05-22 05:17

I have 26 credit cards — here's how I decide which one to use Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Astrakan Images / Getty Images The author, Holly Johnson, has...
2019-06-10 12:34

Before You Negotiate Your Lease Renewal, Decide What You Really Want It’s that dreaded day far too many months before your apartment lease actually ends: When the renewal notice comes, and you have to decide to stay or go way faster than you wanted to think about....
2019-05-24 00:34

How to decide between an auction and estate sale Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
2019-06-11 15:51

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
2019-05-21 21:17

Jury to decide if dad should die after he killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are trying to convince jurors that a South Carolina father who killed his five children should be executed. Jurors will begin hearing testimony Thursday as they decide whether Timothy Jones Jr. is sentenced to death ...
2019-06-06 07:51

How To Decide On The Perfect Air Conditioner For Your Home This Summer Before you decide, you need to figure out which type of air conditioner would suit your needs. A number of key factors determine which air conditioner is the best for you....
2019-05-24 12:51

Carefully Decide Where to Get a Tattoo with This Pain Chart If you think you may want to get a tattoo (or another tattoo) but are hesitant because of the potential pain factor, there’s a tool that can help. This pain chart highlights the parts of the body that can hurt the most when the needle comes down....
2019-06-05 02:51

‘Is that the right fit?’: Stacey Abrams in no rush to decide presidential run Ignoring pressure to become the next Democratic candidate, Abrams is carefully weighing her options You can tell a lot about a person by the way they don’t run for president.With some two dozen Democrats officially in the race for 2020, Stacey Abrams...
2019-06-06 08:34

NFL committee to decide whether to tweak interference rule NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Equinor to decide on UK's Rosebank project by May 2022 Equinor and its partners will make a final investment decision for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British side of the North Sea, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:00

Williams: New update will decide if 2019 F1 car direction was right The Williams Formula 1 team believes a mid-season update package will decide whether its change of philosophy for its 2019 car was the correct decision...
2019-06-03 12:51

Trump says he'll decide on China tariffs after G-20 summit President Trump said Thursday that he would make a decision on whether to impose 25% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods after the G-20 summit in Japan at the end of the month. Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Chinese Presi...
2019-06-06 17:34

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global emergency. WHO’s director-general Tedros Adhanom...
2019-06-14 15:34

| Bhutan to double teacher pay In many countries teachers have a rough time but not in Bhutan, the small Himalayan kingdom famous for striving for Gross National Happiness, where their pay is being doubled....
2019-06-15 09:00

Jury to soon decide if father gets death for killing 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury is expected to begin deliberating whether a South Carolina father is sentenced to death or life in prison for killing his five children. Prosecutors and lawyers for Timothy Jones Jr. are scheduled to give closing argument...
2019-06-13 09:51

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets for 2030....
2019-06-04 12:34

Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
2019-06-12 21:34

Prosecutor to decide if police who shot kids can be charged A prosecutor is reviewing an investigative report to determine if two police officers who shot into a truck injuring three children and a robbery suspect in southeast Oklahoma should face criminal charges....
2019-05-23 23:00

Will Decide On China's Tariffs After G20 Meeting: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that he would wait until after a G20 meeting in Japan at the end of the month before deciding whether to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that could be worth $325......
2019-06-07 00:17

Trump to decide on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would decide whether to carry out his threat to hit Beijing with tariffs on at least $300 billion in Chinese goods after a meeting of leaders of the world's largest economies late this month....
2019-06-06 20:51

Guatemala votes for new president, runoff likely to decide outcome Guatemalans on Sunday voted for a new president, who will face the daunting challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has ravaged the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, stoking tensions with President Donald Trump....
2019-06-17 03:34

The F.B.I. Once Helped in the Hunt for Bigfoot In 1976, a Bigfoot researcher asked the F.B.I. for help. Would it test a hair sample for him? According to newly released documents, the answer was yes....
2019-06-07 06:34

Teacher, son die in apparent murder-suicide MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Police say the deaths of a school teacher and his son are being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide after the pair were found shot in the burning bedroom of a home for sale in Tennessee. News outlets report a home inspector ...
2019-06-11 07:51

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a full merger, Reuters reported....
2019-05-27 23:51

Change to Google Search will help you quickly decide which results to read Google today announced a change to the Google Search app. More specifically, the change is in the way search results are presented. For example, the cards that appear on the screen as a result of your mobile search will show the name of the website t...
2019-05-22 22:51

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-27 21:00

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks -sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-27 19:34

The Bruins-Blues keys that will decide intriguing Stanley Cup final The only time the Bruins and the Blues played in the Stanley Cup final, it produced one of the most iconic images in the game’s history — Bobby Orr flying through the air after he scored the Cup-winning goal in overtime of Game 4 to win the 1970 NHL ...
2019-05-27 03:00

Review team to decide if horses fit to race at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita has put together a five-member team to review horses’ medical, training and racing history for the final six racing days at the Southern California track where 29 horses have died since December. The Arcadia t...
2019-06-13 18:00

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals’ fate Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believe those numbers can improve....
2019-05-21 14:32

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest and is wildly unpopular in both Alabama and across ...
2019-05-23 22:17

Trump will decide whether to extend START treaty 'next year': official U.S. President Donald Trump will not decide until next year whether he will extend a nuclear treaty with Russia, a White House aide said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:17

Paper Round: Chelsea players to decide Sarri future "Chelsea\u0027s players will have their say on Maurizio Sarri, Harry Wilson is wanted, Daniel James will wait on any transfer and Sean Longstaff may sign a new deal."...
2019-05-23 08:34

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
2019-06-01 13:34

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan - TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 19:51

Court to decide whether prep school grad deserves new trial CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate deserves a new trial over ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie reported to jail in December...
2019-06-07 14:00

Russia to decide on Twitter, Facebook compliance with data law in Jan: TASS Russia's communications watchdog Roskomnadzor hopes to make a decision in January on how to force Twitter and Facebook to move its Russian user data onto servers inside the country, the TASS news agency quoted its head as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

How parenthood has helped me redefine Pride In our 20s, this month meant boozy brunches and public displays of affection. Now married with a child, we celebrate in a different way, and with greater purpose....
2019-06-10 15:17

Rescued yoga teacher has already left the hospital The yoga teacher who spent 17 days lost and injured in a Hawaiian jungle is already out of the hospital. Amanda Eller, 35, was discharged from Maui Memorial Medical Center on Sunday, the hospital’s chief officer, Michael Rembis, announced in a ...
2019-05-28 00:00

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cus...
2019-05-30 01:00

Teacher disciplined after boy with autism given ‘most annoying’ award An Indiana special education teacher is in hot water for mocking a fifth-grader with autism by giving him a trophy for “most annoying male.” Rick Castejon said he was “blindsided” when the bizarre award was handed to his 11-ye...
2019-06-05 00:00

Hope Hicks Left the White House. Now She Must Decide Whether to Talk to Congress. Like few others, Ms. Hicks was witness to some of the president’s angriest moments and most pointed directives about the investigations into his campaign....
2019-05-24 05:34

Trump could decide over the weekend to hold off on tariffs, White House official says Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, told reporters that “there’s still a long way to go” in negotiations with Mexican officials about the surge of migrants at the southern border....
2019-06-07 16:51

McLaren wants 2021 F1 rules clarity to decide future shape of team McLaren Formula 1 team boss Andreas Seidl says knowing the shape of the 2021 regulations is important for knowing how to adjust the structure of his squad...
2019-06-05 09:17

How Chick-fil-A uses 5 steps to decide what items — from spicy chicken to brownies — to add to the menu Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A has a five step process for rolling out new menu items. It takes 18 to 24 months to go from an idea to an actual menu item, according to Amanda Norris, the executive director of Chick-fil-A's menu. Here ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Judge could decide today whether Missouri will be the first state unable to perform abortions The state's last abortion clinic is suing Missouri over its refusal to renew its license. A judge temporarily intervened and could make a ruling Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:34

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:51

Wolff: Philosophy development has helped keep Mercedes on top in F1 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says a shift in car philosophy away from pure straightline-speed performance has been a key factor in maintaining its status as Formula 1's lead outfit...
2019-06-04 19:00

How cleaning helped me rebuild what alcohol had ruined They say cleaning is detoxing – it’s not, but it was part of my recovery from addictionIf you’ve ever done a real detox off drugs and alcohol to get clean, the whole notion of cleaning your flat as a way to some sort of psychological Nirvana seems su...
2019-05-21 14:51

Investors Helped Build Tesla. They Could Undo It, Too. Producing a mass-market car takes cash, which is harder to find when sentiment turns and the stock falls, as it did sharply this week. Elon Musk’s company burned through $900 million in the first quarter. It says it expects to stop consuming cash soo...
2019-05-24 21:00

Yoga teacher rescued after two weeks alone in Hawaiian forest Rescue crews found the yoga instructor who went missing for two weeks in a Hawaiian forest — and revealed she lived on plants and water to survive. Amanda Eller, 35, was found late Friday, 16 days after she went missing during a hike on the Mak...
2019-05-25 16:34

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
2019-06-01 08:51

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol dies from wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the garden at her house in East Yorkshire last June when she became incoherent and “slu...
2019-06-06 20:34

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 21:34

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

Ex-teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact with student GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A former elementary school teacher in the Phoenix area has been convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old student. Brittany Zamora pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexual conduct with a minor, attempted molestation and pub...
2019-06-11 23:34

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a you...
2019-05-31 02:01

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Ca...
2019-06-05 23:17

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade. The state Supreme Court in M...
2019-06-10 16:34

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts...
2019-05-23 21:34

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
2019-05-23 05:17

Andrei Kramarevsky, Influential Ballet Teacher, Is Dead at 90 After a successful dance career in the Soviet Union, he turned up at the School of American Ballet looking for work. He taught there for more than 40 years....
2019-05-21 16:51

Florida teacher charged with bringing gun, knives to school SEMINOLE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida teacher was arrested after bringing a handgun and knives to the elementary school where she worked. The Tampa Bay Times reports 49-year-old Betty Jo Soto was arrested and fired Monday. Pinellas County School...
2019-05-22 17:00

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was graduating from George Mason Elementary in Mason w...
2019-06-14 21:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 08:00

R. Kelly Hit With 11 New Sex Crime Charges Chicago prosecutors on Thursday filed 11 felony sex crime charges against R&B superstar R. Kelly, in what his lawyer said was a refiling of counts from an existing case....
2019-05-31 09:17

How PM Modi's LPG Scheme Helped Win Maharashtra For BJP, Shiv Sena It is 11:30 am and Laxmi Tumbde is busy preparing lunch for her family of three. They live in Kashimira village, some 50 km from Mumbai. She cooks on a modern gas stove using an LPG cylinder she......
2019-06-04 01:00

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keyne...
2019-06-05 20:34

Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII As you likely know, it’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 160,000 Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, undertaking the largest from-the-sea invasion in the history of human warfare and marking the beginning of the end for the Axis. The a...
2019-06-07 00:51

Five moments that helped pave Toronto's road to the NBA Finals From hiring a former Lakers trainer who has been key in dealing with Kawhi Leonard to luring Masai Ujiri from the Nuggets, the Raptors have built a contender with patience, shrewd moves and some good fortune....
2019-06-07 14:51

Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in Pedro Almodovar's autobiographical new movie....
2019-05-22 02:17

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
2019-05-31 01:00

How a trip with a three-legged dog helped an ex-Marine find redemption In September of 2016, Rob Kugler got some terrible news about his beloved dog, a black lab named Bella. The bone cancer that had taken her left front leg just a year earlier had spread to her lungs and mouth. Her already terminal illness was threaten...
2019-05-26 04:51

How PM Kisan Scheme Helped BJP Win Uttar Pradesh By A Landslide Trudging from village to village in the Mohanlalganj Lok Sabha constituency to decode the mystery behind the BJP's resounding pan-Uttar Pradesh victory, you keep hearing a single buzzword: Do hazaar......
2019-05-31 14:51

These Hidden Women Helped Invent Chaos Theory Two programmers played a key role in developing chaos theory and the famous butterfly effect, but they've been left out of virtually all accounts of the work....
2019-05-26 14:34

How UN cultural treasures helped set the stage for Game of Thrones From King’s Landing to the Iron Bank, so many of the breathtaking backdrops seen on the smash hit Game of Thrones television series are available for future generations to enjoy,  thanks to a key, but little-known role played by the United Nations cu...
2019-05-21 16:17

Teacher ‘traumatized’ remembering screams of student in school lab fire All she remembers is her victim’s screams. In a deposition read aloud at the civil trial against Beacon High School chemistry teacher Anna Poole, she describes the moment a lab demo caused a fireball that engulfed 10th-grader Alonzo Yanes, who is now...
2019-06-14 00:51

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
2019-06-04 22:34

Former Estill Co. Teacher Arraigned On Charges Tied To Sex Abuse Case ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A former Estill County teacher made an appearance in court Tuesday morning for her arraignment. Sherry Murphy’s attorney, Michael Eubanks, told LEX 18 that his client is worried, anxious and doesn’t und...
2019-06-04 23:51

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week. The letter was obtained by the Anderson County N...
2019-06-06 00:51

Colorado teacher provides home to help foster child, 13, get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to step in to help his former student. The seventh-grader now expects to receive a new kidney within the ne...
2019-05-31 11:01

UGC Sets Six-Month Time Frame For Teacher Recruitment Process "These guidelines should be followed by HEIs to ensure timely filling up of vacant faculty posts with appropriately eligible and competent candidates," the UGC said....
2019-06-07 15:17

Pak Teacher Charged For Making Boy Eat Grass As He Forgets Lesson: Report A Pakistani school teacher has been charged for allegedly forcing a boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 17:34

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
2019-06-01 04:00

Yoga teacher Amanda Eller reunites with ‘hero’ rescuers Yoga teacher Amanda Eller had a tearful reunion with the rescuers who saved her after spending 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle. Wheelchair-bound Eller, 35, hugged many of the hundreds of volunteers who helped in her search operation — including the...
2019-05-29 00:34

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
2019-06-05 08:34

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
2019-06-04 18:51

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
2019-05-29 04:00

Canadian government to decide on controversial pipeline expansion. Trudeau faces political peril either way. The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand-in-hand.”...
2019-06-17 12:51

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
2019-06-01 02:17

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong K...
2019-06-14 10:51

How Johnny Miller helped Rory McIlroy get off to a quick start PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy took Johnny Miller’s advice to heart. Miller, speaking to McIlroy at a Tuesday night dinner gathering of former U.S. Open champions, emphasized the importance of a good start. McIlroy went out and shot a 3-under 68...
2019-06-14 19:34

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, on Monday told supporters in Pennsylvania that his trade war had strengthened the battleground state's steel industry and jobs....
2019-05-21 16:51

Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62 A bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to organized crime....
2019-05-22 18:34

Jewish boys helped save man with swastika tattoo from drowning BOSTON — Massachusetts authorities say a group of Jewish teens played a key role in saving the life of a drowning man with a tattoo of a swastika. NBC Boston reports it happened Thursday night as the four youths — all students at an Orthodox Jewish h...
2019-05-28 14:17

Wall St. rises, helped by rate cut hopes, trade optimism Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and on optimism the United States and Mexico would reach a agreement and avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-05 22:34

How supreme mentality helped Nadal rise again in season of despair "Just a weeks ago, Rafa Nadal was in the midst of his worst-ever clay-court season. Tumaini Carayol charts the turnaround that led to a 12th French Open crown..."...
2019-06-10 11:17

US mafia explosives expert 'helped Sicilian mob kill judge' Informant says American helped Cosa Nostra assassinate Giovanni Falcone in 1992New York’s powerful Gambino mafia family sent a bomb expert to Sicily to train Cosa Nostra mobsters to assassinate an anti-mafia investigator, a former hitman has claimed....
2019-05-23 15:51

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. ...
2019-06-07 23:17

Woman who helped in Dannemora prison break is denied parole ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time. A parole board decision released Thursday says Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years. She’...
2019-06-13 23:34

Many factors helped save lives in Jefferson City twister JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eight years to the day after a devastating tornado killed 161 people and injured more than 1,100 in Joplin, another big twister ripped through another Missouri community, Jefferson City, but with a far different result: No ...
2019-05-24 23:17

Trail Blazers' cohesiveness helped them to conference finals The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob....
2019-05-23 03:34

Trump: Russia Helped Elect Me President. Wayment, What I Had Meant to Say Was... President Donald Trump was on one this morning as he finally admitted that Russia’s work helped him win the White House. But after realizing that he’d let the truth slip out, Tiny Twitter Fingers immediately moonwalked that statement back....
2019-05-30 22:00

Family Who Helped Edward Snowden Asks Canada For Asylum A lawyer for a family who sheltered fugitive former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden asked Canada on Wednesday to take them in as refugees, saying they were being persecuted in......
2019-05-30 07:17

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
2019-06-05 00:34

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
2019-05-23 20:51

Bronx middle school teacher allegedly raped 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher is accused of raping a 13-year-old student four times and attempting suicide by downing over-the-counter medication while the cops were looking for him, sources told The Post. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall...
2019-05-29 19:51

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately, Britain's Press Association reported on F...
2019-06-01 06:17

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
2019-05-24 11:34

Bronx middle school teacher charged with raping 13-year-old student A Bronx middle school teacher who allegedly forced himself on a 13-year-old student has been charged with rape, police said Thursday. Jonathan Pol, 28, a teacher at the Mott Hall Community School, was arrested at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday at a Jacobi Hospi...
2019-05-31 00:51

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning p...
2019-05-22 04:34

Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest Rescuers in Hawaii have found a yoga instructor who went missing for 17 days while hiking in a forest reserve and survived by drinking from streams and eating plants....
2019-05-26 05:17

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Thompson, 38, abruptly resigned from her position at ...
2019-05-23 00:17

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
2019-06-16 02:34

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
2019-05-27 01:51

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 08:17

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
2019-06-05 20:00

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
2019-05-28 17:17

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pa...
2019-05-22 15:17

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
2019-06-11 16:17

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-29 00:17

Antonio Conte Is Going To Inter To Overthrow The Juventus Empire He Helped Create The main challenge for the ambitious clubs of Italy is as evident as it is daunting: to try to bring an end to Juventus’s nearly decade-long Serie A reign. Things like qualifying for and making a run in the Champions League are important, as is succe...
2019-06-01 07:17

Opinion: 50 years ago, the 1969 Mets helped heal a nation in turmoil As the Vietnam War raged, the 1969 New York Mets came along and their underdog story was something everyone in America could get behind.       ...
2019-06-15 15:34

How taking up boxing helped me beat anxiety – and regain control of my life On my first session, my fist made a loud and satisfying thunk on the pad, and I was hookedA couple of years ago, the idea of putting on a pair of boxing gloves and attempting to bob and hook would have had me (and anyone who knows me) weeping with la...
2019-05-27 09:51

President Trump Tweets That Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Then Quickly Backtracks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, calling him a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and failed to investigate his...
2019-05-30 17:17

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who ow...
2019-05-30 02:17

Chief who helped save baby resigns amid use of force inquiry GREENWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area police chief has resigned after he was accused of using excessive force against a father charged with trying to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The Kansas City Star reports that Greg Hallgrimson form...
2019-06-07 17:17

ISIS Widow Helped CIA Hunt For Terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Report The captured widow of an ISIS terrorist helped the CIA in its hunt for the organisation's elusive terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a British daily said Friday....
2019-06-01 02:51

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the D-Day landings that were actually codenamed Operation Neptune....
2019-06-05 19:34

Mamata Banerjee Signs On Prashant Kishor Who Helped Jagan Reddy's Big Win West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is still smarting from losing ground to the BJP in last month's national election, today met with poll whiz kid Prashant Kishor, whose latest success is......
2019-06-06 14:34

"Nehru's Contributions Helped Democracy Survive," Tweets Rahul Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary this morning at his memorial, Shantivan, in Delhi.......
2019-05-27 08:51

"2019 Election Has Helped Break Walls, Connect Hearts," Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been formally elected as leader of the National Democratic Alliance or NDA at a meet of the victorious BJP-led alliance in the central hall of parliament today.......
2019-05-25 21:00

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
2019-05-26 16:17

Megan Rapinoe: USA soccer's 'only crime was explosion of joy' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to criticism about the United States Women's National Team running up the score on Thailand at the World Cup by saying the team's only crime was an "explosion of joy."...
2019-06-12 20:51

Trump just mused openly about committing what might well be a crime “I think you might want to listen; there isn’t anything wrong with listening,” Trump said. “If somebody called from a country -- Norway -- [and said,] ‘We have information on your opponent?’ Oh, I think I’d want to hear it.”...
2019-06-13 16:17

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest escalation of political tensions between the two ...
2019-06-04 17:51

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
2019-06-04 17:00

How yoga teacher Amanda Eller survived 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle A jogger who spent 17 days lost and injured in a dense jungle on the Hawaiian island of Maui — where she survived by eating wild fruits and even a few moths she was able to catch — has been rescued. Amanda Eller, 35, a yoga instructor and physical th...
2019-05-26 04:34

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Indiana father says teacher gave autistic son, 11, award for ‘most annoying male’: report An Indiana father said his 11-year-old son – who is autistic – was given an award from his teacher last month for “most annoying male,” according to a Monday report....
2019-06-04 14:00

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment...
2019-06-15 10:00

UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-29 00:00

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals the person who has helped him the most with his cancer battle “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek revealed that his wife has been the single best source of support throughout his ongoing battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer....
2019-05-30 19:34

Captured ISIS fighter says he helped imprison James Foley and Alan Henning Alexanda Kotey, a former ISIS fighter accused of forming one of the group's most notorious terror cells, admitted he was responsible for overseeing the imprisonment of western hostages James Foley, Alan Henning and John Cantlie....
2019-05-29 07:34

How JWoww's Boyfriend Zack Helped Calm Her Nerves at 2019 CMT Music Awards JWoww and Zack Clayton Carpinello had a date night at the 2019 CMT Music Awards! The Jersey Shore star was accompanied by her new beau at Wednesday's award show, held at the......
2019-06-06 22:00

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
2019-05-28 15:34

Moonday Mornings: Microsoft helped Louis Vuitton put overpriced rags on the blockchain You know what time it is: we’re back for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. Here are some of the hottest stories you might’ve missed over the weekend. 1. Louis Vuitton, the favorite luxur...
2019-05-27 13:51

| China warns its citizens of police harassment, crime in US China issued a pair of travel alerts to its citizens going to the United States, warning them of police harassment and crime as tensions soar between the global powers....
2019-06-04 16:00

Crime Stoppers: Thief Steals Wallet From Vehicle LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police say that a man left his wallet inside of his vehicle and a thief went on a shopping spree with the stolen cards. The man who police say took it was caught on camera at a nearby Walmart. “Being able to swipe...
2019-05-28 05:34

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Crime Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor sex crime for allegedly groping a woman’s breast at a New York City rooftop bar, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said....
2019-06-14 04:34

How hacked rental e-scooters could be the future of street crime As we travel in autonomous cars or on electronic scooters, a trick involving a bit of malicious code may put our computer networks at risk, warns Annalee Newitz...
2019-05-21 21:34

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to disclose a public record. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters this week that free...
2019-05-23 08:34

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-06-14 05:51

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
2019-06-04 19:00

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army veteran accused of running his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two...
2019-05-31 01:17

Chinese travellers warned of crime and police harassment in US China issues travel alert to its citizens, citing frequent ‘shootings and robberies’ in USChina has issued two travel alerts to its citizens going to the US, warning them about police harassment and crime.The warnings come amid an escalating trade wa...
2019-06-04 14:34

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
2019-05-21 14:39

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
2019-05-23 06:17

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
2019-05-23 06:17

Mueller: 'If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so' – live Special counsel gave public statement for the first time about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 electionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.40pm BST Trump has weighed in on Mueller’s comments:Nothing changes...
2019-05-29 18:00

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
2019-05-31 01:51

School where teacher allegedly held mock slave auction agrees to make changes, officials say The Chapel School in Bronxville must make changes after a teacher was accused of holding mock slave auctions.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Being Accused of Selling Black Students in Mock Slave Auction I’ve never participated in a mock slave auction, but I would imagine a fourth-grade classroom isn’t the ideal place to have one—especially in 2019. Yet here we are, admonishing another teacher for contaminating their learning environment with racist ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school. Georgia Clark, an English teacher at Carter-Rive...
2019-06-05 20:17

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
2019-06-13 12:34

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that sh...
2019-06-05 04:17

Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautif...
2019-06-05 20:00

Alyssa Milano helped convince Biden to change stance on Hyde Amendment: report Former Vice President Joe Biden flipped his stance on the Hyde Amendment — which bans the use of federal funds to pay for abortions — after his campaign spoke with actress-turned-activist Alyssa Milano, according to a report....
2019-06-09 14:17

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
2019-05-23 14:51

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug cr...
2019-05-29 04:34

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
2019-06-05 13:34

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
2019-06-01 01:00

‘Being in love is not a crime’: India’s first openly gay athlete is surprised by the support Dutee Chand, 23, a decorated sprinter, said the reception has been far more supportive than angry, a sign of changing mores in India, where gay sex was against the law until last year....
2019-06-07 17:51

Convicted Portland arsonist now accused of hate crime in Oregon This inked-up Oregonian is apparently not thrilled about her close-up. Sarah Pugh is all scowls after she was arrested there Monday after being accused of shoving and shouting racial slurs at another person, a Portland police spokeswoman told The Ore...
2019-05-29 15:51

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
2019-05-22 03:17

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
2019-05-28 00:00

Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statistics A Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department came under fire for appearing to minimize statistics about criminality among asylum seekers....
2019-05-21 21:34

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
2019-05-24 07:34

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
2019-05-22 15:34

'My favorite murder': killer queens of the true-crime podcast By blending murder and self-help, comedians Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark have created a cult podcast – and their legions of fans now call themselves ‘murderinos’Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are not your average agony aunts. For a st...
2019-06-02 15:34

Peru inmates exchange life of crime for sewing designs The agile hands of men who once worked as pickpockets, hit men and drug traffickers are these days dedicated to a much more docile task: Cutting and sewing fabrics to create fashionable clothes at a workshop in the prison where they are serving time....
2019-06-01 01:34

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
2019-05-22 19:34

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island...
2019-06-17 04:00

Crime: Video Gaming Turns Murderous, Even if You Play by the Rules Marilyn Stasio’s Crime column enters a dangerous online world, then jumps to a very real drug gang, a hit man in a hospital and a dog with a death sentence....
2019-05-21 15:01

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
2019-06-12 20:17

"Poetic Justice Must Be Done For Devilish Crime": Court In Kathua Case The special court which convicted six people in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua, has termed the crime "devilish and monstrous" and said that it was committed in the......
2019-06-17 14:34

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Houthis to stop attacks on civilian infrastructure i...
2019-06-15 14:34

Charging Donald Trump With Crime Was "Not An Option": Robert Mueller Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging US President Donald Trump with a crime of obstruction was not an option because of Justice Department policy....
2019-05-29 17:34

Trump attacks Mueller, says he would have brought charges if he had evidence of a crime In morning tweets, the president also seemingly acknowledged for the first time that Russia helped him win in 2016. He later said that he won because of his own efforts....
2019-05-30 16:51

What London’s police can learn from Glasgow’s approach to knife crime A rise in violent knife crime in the UK has led to calls for an increase in police numbers, but Scotland is taking an alternative approach to tackle the issue...
2019-05-21 17:51

Chicago prosecutors charge R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts Among the new charges are four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, which carry maximum terms of 30 years in prisonProsecutors in Chicago have charged the R&B singer R Kelly with 11 new sexual crime counts, including some that carry a maximu...
2019-05-30 23:17

British diver who helped rescued Thai football team from cave receives MBE at Buckingham Palace A diver from north-west London who last year battled to save the football team trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand has been made an MBE for his heroic actions....
2019-06-12 21:51

How football helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford cope with wife's health scare Having to learn a new offense has helped take Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's mind off his wife Kelly's recovery from brain surgery.        ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Jersey Shore's Angelina Pivarnick Reveals the Major Way Vinny Guadagnino Helped Her Lose Weight Gym, tan, laundry! It appears Jersey Shore star, Angelina Pivarnick, followed the famous motto thanks to the help of co-star Vinny Guadagnino. Speaking exclusively to E! News, the reality......
2019-06-14 07:00

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday,...
2019-05-26 23:51

National Teacher of the Year Rodney Robinson Continues Virginia State University’s Tradition of Lifting Up the Next Generation Rodney Robinson’s journey to becoming the 2019 National Teacher of the Year was like a road littered with obstacles. One of the major challenges was needing to work a full-time job while earning his undergraduate degree at Virginia State University i...
2019-05-29 22:00

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a s...
2019-05-24 09:51

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matth...
2019-05-30 21:34

Trump: 'Sleepy Joe Biden' hasn't 'apologized' for involvement in 1994 crime law President Trump late Monday criticized former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner among Democrats seeking to unseat Trump in 2020, for his support of a controversial 1994 crime bill, saying he hasn't "apologized" for supporting it....
2019-05-28 02:00

Gory crime scene pics revealed at trial of Ivy League dad ‘killer’ Jurors viewed for the first time Wednesday gory crime scene photos of Thomas Gilbert Sr. lying dead in a pool of blood after his troubled son allegedly shot him in the head. But his son, Thomas Gilbert Jr, who is on trial for his murder, refused to l...
2019-05-30 05:01

Crime Trackers: New team of retired detectives aim to heat up some cold cases TUCSON – Whoever said you can never go home again may be wrong – three retired homicide detectives are back taking care of business. The former detectives are continuing their public service as volunteers with hopes to close some of the m...
2019-06-05 06:17

Brazil’s newest morning TV sensation: Lurid true-crime shows As the country battles a historic crime wave that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, the staples that once dominated morning television have been replaced with increasingly gory footage of real violence....
2019-05-27 20:00

No evidence of hate crime, terror in mosque arson: police chief Investigators in Connecticut have not found evidence that a fire at a mosque was a hate crime or an act of terrorism, New Haven’s top cop said. Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said Wednesday that “every aspect” of a May 12 fire at the Diyanet Mosque of Ne...
2019-05-23 18:00

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
2019-06-12 12:51

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court in Jerusalem....
2019-06-17 06:34

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach late on Friday afternoon. It was t...
2019-06-01 23:17

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes established in films like The Departed and The Town. That should have been a clear signal that future suc...
2019-06-14 15:51

'Not an option' to charge president with crime, says special counsel Robert Mueller US special counsel Mueller has said his office did not determine whether President Trump committed a crime. Mueller did say there had been a systematic attempt to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-05-29 19:51

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
2019-06-17 17:34

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed ...
2019-05-23 00:34

Don't miss: Shark crime, optical games and dairy in the cross hairs Find out how criminal conspiracies are killing sharks, how tricks of the pen changed our view of the world and why milk may soon become a thing of the past...
2019-05-21 14:39

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
2019-06-12 23:00

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
2019-05-23 06:17

Arizona to add new lanes on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s next state budget will help pay for building additional lanes along 23 miles (37 kilometers) of Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix area in two stretches where traffic can be clogged, particularly on summer and hol...
2019-06-03 13:34

Klay Thompson Helped Off With Bad Knee Injury, Heroically Returns, Sinks Free Throws, Runs Back Off, Is Out Toward the end of the third quarter of Thursday night’s Game 6 in Oakland, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after he was fouled on a breakaway layup by Danny Green, and appeared to badly mess up his left knee. Klay has already missed a game of this ser...
2019-06-14 06:51

Crime Trackers: Fugitive couple wanted for murder, arson is arrested in New York TUCSON – The fugitive couple wanted for murder and arson are now behind bars. Tucson Police Department said 55-year-old Blane Barksdale and his 58-year-old wife, Susan Barksdale were arrested Friday morning in Henrietta New York. Blane Barksdale, Sus...
2019-05-25 03:01

Special counsel Mueller says charging President Trump with a crime was ‘not an option’ because of DOJ guidelines WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Mueller says charging President Trump with a crime was ‘not an option’ because of DOJ guidelines. The post Special counsel Mueller says charging President Trump with a crime was ‘not an option’...
2019-05-29 17:51

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
2019-06-12 19:34

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
2019-05-30 06:17

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
2019-06-03 17:17

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
2019-06-14 06:01

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
2019-05-31 06:51

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ called super from jail to remove crime scene stickers The Ivy League grad on trial for shooting dead his father, allegedly in a dispute over his weekly allowance being cut, called his super from jail to have him remove crime scene stickers from his apartment door, according to Tuesday’s testimony. Prose...
2019-06-05 03:17

Crime Trackers: Midtown apartment resident seeks change after recent break-ins TUCSON – After a wave of recent break-ins at in a midtown community, several residents said they have had enough. One midtown resident said thieves have broken into his parking unit seven times. He said no matter what type of lock he puts on hi...
2019-06-15 10:17

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
2019-05-21 16:51

British teenagers sent to East Africa to avoid rising UK knife crime: reports Hundreds of British teenagers are being shipped by their parents to parts of East Africa to avoid the rising knife crime in the United Kingdom that has claimed more than 100 lives this year alone....
2019-05-28 22:00

Megan Rapinoe Refuses To Apologize For The USWNT's Crime Of Being Happy After Doing Cool Things The United States beat Thailand by a 13-0 scoreline on Tuesday, setting a new World Cup record for the largest margin of victory. In the process of making history, the USWNT players were pretty happy. Clearly, as certain moral pillars on Canadian and...
2019-06-12 22:17

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
2019-05-24 09:51

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
2019-06-14 06:00

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-30 22:17

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a sex crime against a child under the age of 13. According to the legislation, the Department of Publi...
2019-06-05 06:17

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the...
2019-06-13 23:51

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to asses the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
2019-06-14 21:51

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboa...
2019-05-31 11:51

Temperatures will continue to climb in Arizona TUCSON – It’s heating up here in Southern Arizona. Cloud cover that was around this morning has mostly pushed east. Additionally, scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona this afternoon and evening. These sho...
2019-06-11 06:34

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Depar...
2019-05-23 03:17

What is Mexico doing — and not doing — to keep migrants from crossing into U.S.? Tens of thousands of Central Americans, mostly from Guatemala and Honduras and mostly traveling with smugglers, still journey through Mexico each month....
2019-06-01 06:17

India Election 2019: Voting begins in world's largest ever poll to decide Narendra Modi's fate The world's largest ever election is under way in India as voters begin casting their votes in the first phase of the country's marathon six-week poll....
2019-05-23 12:34

Tiffany Haddish, Melissa McCarthy, and Elisabeth Moss turn to crime in trailer for mob drama The Kitchen There’s shades of last year’s Widows in The Kitchen, a ‘70s-set crime thriller about the wives of convicted Irish mobsters who take control of the criminal empire forged by their husbands. The directorial debut of Straight Outta Compton screenwriter ...
2019-05-30 17:00

Aiding 'organized crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financial company, leading it to seek a five-year ban on the auditors, according to government legal filings...
2019-06-13 16:00

Crime Trackers: Serial armed robber caught on camera punching Domino’s Pizza employee TUCSON – Police need your help in identifying an armed robber that has held up six fast food restaurants between May 18 and June 6. Pima County Sheriff’s Department Robbery Assault unit is also working cases. Det. Eric Heath said two cases involved a...
2019-06-08 10:51

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
2019-05-21 14:39

Storms bring spring snow to Arizona TUCSON – May typically brings temperatures near triple digits, but this year spring snow is falling in Arizona. Visitors on Mt. Lemmon experienced snow flurries, on Monday. People stopped to capture video of the snowflakes outside the Mt. Lemmo...
2019-05-21 14:39

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
2019-06-04 08:34

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
2019-06-14 06:00

Bellinger gets a day off as Dodgers open series in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — Major league batting leader Cody Bellinger is sitting out the Los Angeles Dodgers’ series opener against the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Bellinger, who leads the majors with a .376 batting average with 20 home runs, is missing his t...
2019-06-04 06:00

Sentencing set for woman who took items from Arizona mosque PHOENIX (AP) — A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an aggravated criminal damage conviction. The guilty p...
2019-06-04 09:34

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
2019-05-21 14:39

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05 12:00

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, Kathy Hoffman, a Democratic superintendent of public education, poses for a portrait in Phoenix. Arizona lawmakers are moving to allow a handful of children from the Navajo reservation to con...
2019-05-24 21:34

Moore delivers for Arizona in NCAA quarterfinals FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Haley Moore delivered again for Arizona, making a 15-foot birdie for a 1-up victory that lifted the defending champions to a 3-2 victory over Southern California and a spot in the semifinals at the rain-delayed NCAA Women...
2019-05-22 04:34

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
2019-05-28 20:17

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
2019-05-22 18:34

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
2019-05-30 16:34

Arizona softball’s season ends against Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide eliminated Arizona from the Women’s College World Series 2-0. The Wildcats went 1-2 in Oklahoma City, falling one game short of the WCWS Final Four. Arizona finishes the year 48-14....
2019-06-02 08:34

Kansas Senator rescued while hiking in Arizona Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 18:00

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
2019-05-23 03:17

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants President Donald Trump says he's imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States....
2019-06-01 01:34

Malta rescues more than 200 migrants in Mediterranean Sea Migrants aboard two rubber boats have been saved in the Mediterranean Sea off Malta. Good weather has prompted a number of other vessels to cross the sea in the past two days, local authorities report....
2019-05-25 22:34

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the...
2019-05-23 03:17

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Dad speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
2019-06-07 03:51

Dads speaks out after teacher awards his son with autism 'most annoying male' trophy The Indiana school issued an apology and a school official talked about putting the teacher on a two-week suspension and possible dismissal.        ...
2019-06-06 21:34

Can't Decide Between Almond Milk and Soy Milk? Read On As lactose intolerant people have been shifting from cow milk/ buffalo milk to almond milk and soy milk, there is a conflict over which is the better dairy-free alternative. Almond milk and soy milk......
2019-05-29 07:17

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens w...
2019-06-13 05:00

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
2019-06-15 11:17

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident....
2019-06-17 19:17

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
2019-06-10 19:34

Phillies vs. Diamondbacks: Zach Eflin will shut down Arizona Who said it? “Things are going according to plan.” Was it Bill de Blasio commenting on his presidential run or Team Thailand’s head coach after getting pummeled 13-0 by Team USA at the Women’s World Cup? Not sure whose campaign is more pathetic. The ...
2019-06-12 22:51

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. J...
2019-06-11 23:17

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
2019-06-17 00:51

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogal...
2019-06-05 06:17

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Emanuel “Book” Richardson received the sentence on Thursd...
2019-06-06 19:34

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn a...
2019-06-15 23:51

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70...
2019-06-16 21:01

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
2019-06-07 05:51

Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it ju...
2019-06-05 08:17

Walker Buehler records 11 Ks, Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1 PHOENIX (AP) — Walker Buehler pitched eight innings of two-hit ball and Corey Seager hit a three-run homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondback 3-1 Monday in the opener of a three-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers won their ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Arizona Legislature begins work on budget bills PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House committee charged with reviewing the state budget proposal has kicked off a daylong hearing on the $11.8 billion spending plan. Minority Democrats on the appropriations committee immediately began trying to amend the ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
2019-05-22 00:51

Arizona Softball one win away from Women’s College World Series Arizona softball beat #11 Ole Miss 5-2 at Hillenbrand Stadium Friday to win the first game of a potential three-game Super Regional Series. The Wildcats trailed twice – 1-0 and 2-1, but battled back to help pitcher Taylor McQuillin pick up the ...
2019-05-25 09:00

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses ̵...
2019-05-22 19:17

Do these Arizona office buildings resemble swastikas or pinwheels? From the bird's-eye view of Google Maps, a medical complex in Glendale and office complex in Scottsdale resemble swastikas.        ...
2019-06-09 23:51

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
2019-05-28 08:00

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Di...
2019-05-27 20:00

Waymo resumes testing self-driving trucks in Arizona Waymo -- Alphabet's autonomous vehicle company -- announced that it would resume testing its trucks on Phoenix freeways. The company had pulled its Class 8 trucks off the road back in 2017, after some brief tests in the state. Tests of the self-...
2019-05-30 05:00

The Latest: Wrong-way crash in Arizona kills 5, police say KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly wrong-way crash in Arizona (all times local): ___ 2:35 p.m. Arizona authorities say a fifth person has died in a wrong-way crash on a rural highway. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says on Twitter ...
2019-05-25 20:00

Arizona State eliminates Stony Brook from NCAAs, 13-5 Trevor Hauver had three hits and drove in two runs to help Arizona State staved off elimination in the NCAA tournament with a 13-5 victory over Stony Brook        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called ...
2019-05-22 22:34

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have ...
2019-05-30 01:00

A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump. Rick Renzi was convicted in 20-13 of corruption, money laundering and other charges. Renzi’s attorney has requested an investigation into his conviction. Claimi...
2019-05-23 10:00

Woman who lifted Arizona mosque items gets probation A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an aggravated criminal damage conviction....
2019-06-05 00:34

Couple accused of murder being transported back to Arizona TUCSON – Blane and Susan Barksdale appeared for an extradition hearing in a New York courtroom today. The two waived their extradition and are set to return to Arizona. The couple is accused of killing an elderly man and setting his Eastside ho...
2019-05-31 07:34

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
2019-05-30 01:00

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
2019-05-30 09:17

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
2019-05-23 22:51

Dance teacher 'frozen' in fear as stalker tracked her on Tube in two-year ordeal A dance teacher was the victim of a two-year campaign of harassment by a "fixated" church volunteer who declared his attraction to her, a court heard....
2019-05-25 00:00

Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces of Malta and are being taken to Malta where they ...
2019-05-25 16:34

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel The coastguard said the migrant boats were located along Britain's southeast coast. A senior British minister said the situation was "alarming" amid concerns that warming weather could fuel more crossings....
2019-06-02 06:17

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police blocked the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

About 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to US Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
2019-06-05 18:51

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country’s Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disaster. Friday’s state...
2019-05-24 10:34

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
2019-06-13 20:51

This used-car salesman inspired a generation of migrants in New Jersey SALCAJA, Guatemala — Werner Dominguez is a pioneer. In 1981, he became one of the first migrants from this city nestled among verdant mist-shrouded mountains to leave for the US. He worked in Chicago and later settled in Trenton, NJ, where his sister...
2019-06-02 00:51

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been released from federal custody onto flights despite not having required documents, accordin...
2019-06-06 17:51

The Latest: UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing the Channel The Latest on migrants crossing the Channel into Britain (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Britain's Border Force has intercepted 74 people, including minors, on eight vessels that were trying to cross the English Channel into Britain....
2019-06-02 00:51

The Latest: Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 2 p.m. Italian authorities say they have taken 54 migrants from Pakistan to a migrant center after finding them aboard a sailboat off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy....
2019-05-25 23:00

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — About 400 Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico with the aim of reaching the U.S. border to request asylum. Mexican police looked on as about half the migrants crossed the Suchiate River on inner-tube rafts ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Mexico Detains Nearly 800 Migrants, Including 368 Children Under Eight A total of 791 Central American migrants, including 368 children under the age of eight, have been detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said Sunday....
2019-06-17 06:34

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
2019-06-05 01:34

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
2019-05-21 15:34

Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
2019-06-04 02:34

Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months....
2019-06-16 19:34

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
2019-06-12 05:00

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
2019-06-05 19:34

Wisconsin man who helped US troops in Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers in Wisconsin on Memorial Day A Vietnam veteran's trip to his garden on Memorial Day almost turned deadly when he was confronted by a group of armed men who were trying to steal his car....
2019-05-28 20:17

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
2019-06-12 17:51

Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus The quest for justice for Richard Collins III, the Bowie State University student fatally stabbed two years ago on the campus of the University of Maryland in what prosecutors say was a hate crime, was delayed when a judge postponed a hearing Thursda...
2019-05-31 09:00

Mulipola’s 2-run homer leads Arizona past Washingon in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dejah Mulipola’s two-run homer to center field in the top of the eighth inning powered Arizona to a 3-1 win over Washington on Thursday in the opening game of the Women’s College World Series. Mulipola’s 23rd ho...
2019-05-31 02:01

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
2019-05-24 00:17

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warr...
2019-06-11 23:34

Southern Arizona man walks miles in father’s shoes in Normandy TUCSON- June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and one southern Arizona man is remembering his father who was a paratrooper in Normandy on that day. Tom Nunn’s father, James Nunn was born in Texas in 1913. Nunn said that his father was one ...
2019-06-07 06:17

Arizona Diamondbacks star thinks it would be 'hassle' if he threw no-hitter Arizona Diamondbacks star Zack Greinke is not known for wanting the spotlight for much of anything and that notion even rang truer Thursday when he was asked about throwing a no-hitter....
2019-06-14 19:17

Kansas senator suffers ankle injury while hiking in Arizona PHOENIX — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran’s office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Ca...
2019-05-31 04:51

Arizona man accused of cashing dead mom’s benefits after burying her in backyard A 97-year-old woman who died in December was buried in her backyard because her son wanted to keep cashing her monthly benefit checks, Arizona authorities said....
2019-05-24 20:51

Arizona eighth-grader has two Division I college football offers Cole Martin, a cornerback who will start high school next year, has two Division 1 college football offers.        ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Fire consumes 6,000 acres in Tonto National Forest in Arizona https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2018/08/03/caption/why-wildfires-are-becoming-the-new-normal-tcal-orig.cnn_2203895_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – Firefighters are still working to contain a fast-moving wildfire in the Tonto National...
2019-06-09 00:51

Arizona State's Herm Edwards to serve as professor Arizona State football coach Herm Edwards will become an instructor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication       ...
2019-06-13 22:17

Murphy hits RBI single in 10th, Rockies beat Arizona 11-10 DENVER (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 11-10 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. The Rockies swept the four-game series and extended their winning streak to five games. Color...
2019-05-31 05:00

Arizona migrant activist trial results in hung jury An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of U.S. human rights activist Scott Warren, who was accused of harboring two undocumented migrants and conspiring to hide them from law enforcement....
2019-06-12 00:00

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after feder...
2019-05-29 00:00

Arizona woman performs unforgettable duet on ‘America’s Got Talent’ PHOENIX (KPNX) – One person. Two voices. That’s how “America’s Got Talent” described Adaline Bates performance on the show’s Tuesday’s night episode. Bates performed a rather unforgettable duet of Nat King Co...
2019-06-07 06:17

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 06:00

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
2019-05-21 14:39

Tiger muskies released into remote Arizona lake on purpose PHOENIX (AP) — About 450 sardine-sized fish with a mouthful of sharp teeth have been intentionally released in a remote lake in north-central Arizona. If they can survive predators, the meat-eating tiger muskies can grow to 3 feet long or more and ca...
2019-06-03 13:34

Wendy's worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
2019-05-21 22:51

Locastro’s hit in 11th inning sends Arizona past Mets 6-5 PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro drove in the tie-breaking run with one out in the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night. Kevin Cron, called up from Triple-A Reno before the game, doubled off Mets ...
2019-06-02 13:34

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid immigrant families. The lawsuit against several members of Patriot Movement AZ and AZ Patriots was file...
2019-06-04 20:51

New Arizona anti-abortion hotline could get $7.5 million in taxpayer dollars By: Brahm Resnik PHOENIX (KPNX) – When I asked Cathi Herrod last week whether she was going to push any anti-abortion bills through the Legislature in the final days of this session, she responded: “You never know – stay tuned.̶...
2019-05-22 22:34

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-06 03:34

Wendy’s worker abducted in Idaho, suspect found in Arizona SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy’s restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her. Police tell KNXV-TV 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Ducey touts Arizona’s universal licensing in meeting with Trump PHOENIX (KPNX) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a stop at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to reduce barriers to enter the workforce. The Republican governor was among a number of bipartisan state leaders who met with President Donald Trump f...
2019-06-14 07:17

Friday Forecast: Temperatures continue to climb across Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast high will peak at 96 degree...
2019-05-31 20:00

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal was reached with health care software provider Medi...
2019-06-05 08:34

Wednesday Forecast: Another weather system moves into Arizona today TUCSON – The cooler conditions are sticking around. This week’s second storm system will pass through Arizona this afternoon, leaving behind cool conditions here in Southern Arizona. The daytime high today in Tucson is only expected to...
2019-05-22 22:34

Tribute to life of Arizona Football Coach Dick Tomey TUCSON – Friday was the public memorial for Arizona’s all-time wins leader in football Dick Tomey. His legacy goes beyond victories on the football field. Here’s a tribute to Dick Tomey as-seen-on KVOA newscast. (Please look out fo...
2019-06-01 02:17

Garcia leads UCLA past Arizona, into WCWS semifinals OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia avenged her only loss of the season and helped UCLA beat Pac-12 rival Arizona 6-2 in the Women’s College World Series on Friday night. The Bruins (53-6) advanced to the semifinals Sunday. They need one more wi...
2019-06-01 04:17

DeMar DeRozan feels like 'sacrificial lamb' for Raptors, says he helped lay groundwork for NBA Finals run DeMar DeRozan said he's rooting for Raptors in NBA Finals — even though his former team left him feeling in some ways like the "sacrificial lamb."        ...
2019-06-04 19:00

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
2019-06-06 12:51

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a few....
2019-05-29 14:00

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
2019-06-17 13:00

More migrants needed to fill key architect, vet and web designer jobs The number of jobs with skills shortages that need to be filled by overseas recruits has dramatically increased, government advisers said today as they recommended sweeping migration changes to help employers plug workforce gaps....
2019-05-29 13:00

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
2019-06-17 14:34

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
2019-05-21 14:39

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three se...
2019-06-11 02:17

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
2019-05-29 13:34

North Macedonia police detain 50 migrants within days SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they apprehended 50 Europe-bound migrants who allegedly entered the country from Greece. A police statement said officers chasing a jeep Saturday on the main north-south highway in central ...
2019-06-16 23:34

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
2019-06-16 20:34

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa ROME (AP) — A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government’s strong efforts to discourage immigration. The Italian ANSA news agency said the 57 men and one woma...
2019-05-24 14:51

Bosnian police find 130 migrants in private house SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say they have found some 130 migrants staying illegally in a privately owned house in the northwestern town of Bihac. Police say three migrants were arrested for resisting police who searched the hou...
2019-06-14 17:51

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said....
2019-05-25 10:51

For first time, Mexicans make up less than half of US undocumented migrants NBC NEWS – The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined so sharply over the past decade that for the first time, they no longer make up the majority of that category, according to an estimate by the Pew Researc...
2019-06-13 05:00

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers. Some people at an encampment in El Paso, Texas, have been forced to sleep ...
2019-06-14 22:17

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
2019-05-21 17:51

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
2019-05-21 17:51

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
2019-06-16 08:34

Libyan navy says it intercepted 91 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber vessel carrying 91 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-16 17:00

Mexico: 791 migrants found packed in 4 tractor-trailers MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have intercepted four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The National Migration Institute says in a statement that the 791 people were taken to a migration facil...
2019-06-16 18:34

'I'm about to have my baby': migrants stuck in Mexico face more uncertainty Tariff deal calls for expansion of policy forcing Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases wind through US courtsIn a cramped San Diego courtroom, immigrant mothers cradled restless babies and toddlers as they waited to go bef...
2019-06-12 04:17

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
2019-06-08 16:17

Migrants brave the 'Beast' as Mexico cracks down under US pressure Central Americans are jumping a notorious freight train as Trump demands that Mexico do more to stop themIn the wind-swept wilds of southern Mexico, a Beast is stirring.Migrants heading north are once again taking their chances on the freight train k...
2019-06-05 10:51

Mexico: 62 migrants escape facility in Ciudad Juarez MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say 62 migrants have escaped an immigration facility in Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas. The National Migration Institute said Thursday a group of Cubans at the facility set a fire and threatened workers...
2019-05-31 05:00

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
2019-05-31 05:00

The Latest: Spain saves 292 migrants crossing Mediterranean ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has rescued 292 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa. The agency says those r...
2019-06-17 20:17

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going und...
2019-05-31 05:00

At least two migrants die, 25 missing in boat accident off Libyan coast At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, a spokesman for the coastguard said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 21:34

Migrants traverse the deadly last stretch of Darien jungle BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — At first they appeared only as weary silhouettes emerging from the dense foliage on the other side of the Tuquesa River. Three women, one leaning on a stick for support, and two others carrying their few belongings on the...
2019-05-31 06:51

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one...
2019-06-02 00:17

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
2019-06-01 17:00

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients....
2019-06-10 11:17

Trump tells Mexico to stop "invasion" of migrants U.S. President Donald Trump told Mexico to stop the "invasion" and "onslaught" of migrants entering the United States illegally, or face rising U.S. import tariffs which would cause the loss of foreign investment....
2019-06-04 19:17

Germany increasingly popular for highly skilled migrants Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says some 27,000 skilled non-EU migrants relocated to Germany in 2018. Germany also awarded some 85% of the EU's coveted Blue Cards in 2017....
2019-06-05 04:17

US To Hit Mexico With Tariffs Over 'Illegal Migrants': Donald Trump Washington will impose a five percent tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10, a measure that will last until "illegal migrants" stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald......
2019-05-31 09:17

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the House. But that’s about as far as it’s lik...
2019-06-05 01:34

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
2019-06-10 15:00

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
2019-05-30 06:17

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
2019-06-09 02:51

Recently retired Arizona deputy fire chief dies in car crash BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say a former deputy fire chief with the Rio Verde Fire District has died in a car crash in Buckeye two weeks after his retirement. Buckeye police say 59-year-old Eric Merrill was killed in Saturday morning̵...
2019-05-26 22:17

Remains of 7-year-old suspected illegal immigrant found in Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday — the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the US. Border Patrol agents with th...
2019-06-15 04:17

Locastro's hit in 11th inning sends Arizona past Mets 6-5 Tim Locastro drove in the tie-breaking run with one out in the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night.        ...
2019-06-02 10:51

Border Patrol: Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew...
2019-06-06 03:17

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
2019-05-25 13:17

Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert: U.S. border patrol Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was travelling with....
2019-06-06 03:51

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
2019-05-22 04:51

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-...
2019-05-23 22:51

Teenage girl found shot to death near northern Arizona town CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old girl was found shot to death near Chino Valley. Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn says the girl was found by officers with a gunshot wound to her head about 5:15 p....
2019-06-17 06:00

Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran suffers ankle injury while hiking in Arizona PHOENIX — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran’s office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix.Moran spokeswoman Morgan Said said the Republican injured his ankle Thursday morning while doing a workout on Camelback...
2019-05-30 21:17

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
2019-06-08 10:51

Fouts’ 3-hitter lifts Alabama past Arizona, into WCWS semis OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Montana Fouts pitched a complete-game shutout, and Alabama defeated Arizona 2-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Fouts, a freshman, gave up three hits and struck out nine. Bailey Hemphil...
2019-06-02 13:34

Misconceptions of Arizona Cardinals' offense under Kliff Kingsbury is an advantage Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has provided few hints about what his offensive system will look like. But here is what it won't look like.        ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
2019-06-06 04:51

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber ...
2019-06-04 14:51

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appea...
2019-05-21 14:39

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained ...
2019-06-01 01:51

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
2019-06-15 19:34

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
2019-05-31 17:17

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
2019-05-23 20:34

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants (WASHINGTON) — In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge o...
2019-05-31 10:17

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
2019-06-15 23:51

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 140 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted two boats carrying around 140 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
2019-06-04 20:00

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trump clamps down further on migration....
2019-06-15 16:01

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial ...
2019-06-03 17:51

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-05 18:51

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many at bus stations in the state for the first time, the agency said on Monday....
2019-05-21 18:17

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
2019-05-21 18:17

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers. Border agents and officials in Texas and e...
2019-06-16 18:34

Trump cancels key services for unaccompanied child migrants – live Officials say language classes and recreation programs for immigrant children staying in federal shelters ‘not directly necessary’ Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.53pm BST Joe Biden is leading Donald Trump in a hypothetical ma...
2019-06-05 21:00

Twenty migrants arrested after riots in fire-hit center in Bosnia Bosnian police arrested 20 people after migrants rioted at a reception center in the northwestern town of Velika Kladusa early on Wednesday, authorities said....
2019-06-05 15:00

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
2019-06-17 02:00

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
2019-06-17 05:00

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
2019-05-31 19:51

Jury deadlocks over activist who gave migrants food and shelter Scott Daniel Warren faced up to 20 years in prison in a case aid groups said would have wide implications on their work A US jury could not reach a verdict Tuesday against a border activist who, defense attorneys say, was simply being kind by providi...
2019-06-12 04:17

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Migrants rescued in Mediterranean, taken to Italy and Malta as UNHCR acts Stranded migrants have been rescued by the Italian navy and taken to Lampedusa and Malta. The UN refugee agency has airlifted migrants, including babies, from Libya to Rome....
2019-05-31 05:17

Migrants stranded in boat off Tunisia as authorities say centers overcrowded A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants, most of them from Bangladesh, has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark, the Red Crescent said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:17

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
2019-06-12 15:17

In nearly 100-degree heat, migrants still packed outside in camp at international bridge Faced with influx of immigrants, Border Patrol holds migrants at outdoor makeshift shelter near Paso del Norte for weeks without cots or showers.        ...
2019-06-12 15:17