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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Arizona

All time
# travel ban II?
Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants
The White House has denied the reports.
# Arizona
Passerby shoots and kills man who was attacking police officer
The passerby was thanked by police who said the officer could have died without the assistance.
# Arizona
Firefighters rescue man who got stuck in chimney after losing keys
The man was stuck for four hours after trying to get into his house via the chimney.
# Tragic
Arizona shootings of mother and her two children likely a murder-suicide
A mother and her two children died in the incident.
# phoenix
A serial killer has killed seven people in this American neighbourhood since March
The people were all killed by a thin man with a handgun.
# Arizona
Jeb Bush endorses Cruz after Trump scores key victory last night
But there were wins for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders too.
# trumped
Demonstrators block Arizona highway to stop people getting to Trump rally
Trump is in Arizona ahead of its primary next Tuesday.
# as it stands
Disappointment for Shane Lowry at Phoenix Open, as Danny Lee leads
The Irish golfer struggled on the back nine this evening
# big cat
The only wild jaguar in the United States has been caught on camera
He’s called ‘El Jefe’, ‘The Boss’.
# Arizona
Abused girl (3) found taped up in wardrobe and offered for sex
The police chief in Mesa, Arizona said the case “shocks the soul”, and that investigating officers would be given counselling.
# Property Porn
Take a look around Sarah Palin's ultra-lavish Arizona compound
It’s up for grabs for for a cool €2.2 million.
# Arizona
US couple found guilty of kidnapping daughters, forcing them to defecate in closets
After this trial is over, they will be tried in Pinal County, where the family lived for several years and where similar crimes are believed to have been committed.
# Arizona
Mother kills son then takes her own life at children's hospital
No one else in the hospital was threatened or harmed.
# Arizona
Grandfather 'left granddaughter alone in the desert with a loaded gun and told her to shoot any bad guys'
Sheriffs say that he ordered a burger and had drinks before making a distress call.
# Arizona
Three children and their parents die after car crashes into lake
The children were all under three years of age.
# my generation
The girls mocked for taking selfies at baseball had a brilliant response to the controversy
You stay classy, Alpha Chi Omega.
# a river ran through it
Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past
A divided religious community led by a convicted child abuser lost 12 women and children this week.
# Arizona
Someone keeps shooting at cars on this American highway and motorists are terrified
The Arizona highway has been the scene of 11 confirmed shootings over the last two weeks.
# Disturbing
WATCH: Police officer arrests naked woman after 'illegally' entering her house
A police report says the officer forced her to “look into his eyes” as he “lectured” her, in handcuffs.
# Arizona
Bikers armed with assault rifles tried to hold a "Mohammed cartoon contest" outside a mosque
The protest was tense, but peaceful.
# this house rocks
This incredible Arizona boulder home is like something out of Star Trek
Yours for $4.2 million.
# Breaking
One dead and five wounded in shooting attacks in US suburb
The suspect – a bald, white man in his 40s – is still at large.
# left behind
Mother's plea to thieves who stole her baby boy's ashes but left the box storing them
The ashes in a sealed bag were gone.
# july please...
Conor McGregor talks rugby, the Super Bowl and a likely July date for Jose Aldo fight
The Dubliner was in Arizona before Sunday’s big game.
# feeling hot hot hot
Weatherman deals admirably with graphics cock up
“Get out while you still can”.
# no fun allowed
Mean guy at football game doesn't want anyone else to have fun, bursts beach ball
Why ya gotta be so rude?
# that was unexpected
WATCH: 'Monsoon' flood rips through Arizona desert region
“How could the desert flood?” Here’s how…
# Lethal Injection
Convicted murderer takes two hours to die in botched execution
Joseph Wood had “been gasping and snorting for more than an hour,” his legal team said.
# up up and away
Want to be a space tourist? Company gets lift off for balloons which go 20 miles above Earth
How much will it cost, you ask? A mere €55,000…
# you've been framed
Thieves pay back restaurant owner after he shamed them on Facebook
Nobody likes being shamed on Facebook.
# Shoot The Moon
Man arrested for trying to shoot the moon
Literally. Shoot the moon. With a handgun.
# wheely bad
65-year-old woman told to stop cartwheeling at public meetings
She just wants to tumble!
# fat cat
Animal shelter takes in enormous 2.5 stone cat
The cat’s name is Meatball, appropriately.
# Gabrielle Giffords
Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived
Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.
# Emergency
Couple call 911 because they didn't get hash browns at McDonalds
“We had no other choice,” Michael Smith told reporters afterwards.
# problems
Gascoigne arrested for alleged drunken assault
The Daily Mirror newspaper reported that during the incident he had held a security guard by the throat.
# warning
Hotter planet will increase risk of wildfires
The nature of wildfires is changing – in the US, they eat through twice as many acres per year as they did 40 years ago.
# Tragedy
Whole crew of 'hotshot firefighters' die in US wildfire
Nineteen firefighters died yesterday afternoon in Arizona – the largest death toll of firefighters on duty since the 9/11 attacks.
# live wire
Video: US daredevil walks over Grand Canyon on tiny tightrope
“My arms are aching like you couldn’t believe,” 34-year-old Nik Wallenda said after he completed the walk on the wire some 1,500 feet (457 metres) above the ground.