Mesa - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mesa Share hugs: Heap family calls for kind acts for Holly MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL tight end Todd Heap and his family are encouraging people to "share hugs and spread love and joy through random acts of heartfelt kindness" on Wednesday in honor of their late daughter's birthday. Police say Heap was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-daughter Holly in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix ho... Tue, 02 May 2017 13:31:00 GMT 2017-05-02T13:31:00Z Anguish, sympathy for Heap after ex-NFL player's kid killed PHOENIX (AP) — Condolences poured in for retired NFL player Todd Heap and his family on Saturday, a day after police say the former Pro Bowl tight end accidentally ran over his 3-year-old daughter with a truck, killing her. Heap was moving the truck at his home in Mesa, a Phoenix suburb, on Friday when he struck the girl, police said. She was pronounced d... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 22:42:00 GMT 2017-04-15T22:42:00Z Ex-NFL player driving truck that ran over, killed daughter PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a former NFL player was moving a truck that ran over and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home. The Arizona Republic reports ( ) that police say Todd Heap was behind the wheel of the truck when he accidentally struck the girl while moving the vehicle forward outside their home in Mesa on ... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 14:19:00 GMT 2017-04-15T14:19:00Z Wrong-way crash kills 3 in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way collision on a Phoenix freeway killed two university students and a young adult Friday in the latest in a string of head-on wrecks on Arizona highways. A 22-year-old man driving a car with Colorado license plates on the wrong side of the freeway slammed into a vehicle carrying two women, ages 19 and 20, at about 2 a.m., said Arizona Department of P... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:52:00 GMT 2017-04-14T23:52:00Z Bryant agrees to $1.05M contract with Cubs MESA, Ariz. (AP) — NL MVP Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.05 million in the major leagues, a record for an unsigned player under club control with less than two years of major league service. The agreement, announced Thursday, tops Mike Trout's $1 million salary with the Los Angeles Angels in 2014. In the unlik... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:01:00 GMT 2017-03-10T18:01:00Z Indians, Cubs tie 1-all in 1st matchup since World Series MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Salazar breezed through his first outing for the Cleveland Indians this spring. No extra adrenaline from facing the Chicago Cubs. No interest in revisiting the World Series. Just another day at work. Salazar pitched two crisp innings, and Cleveland and Chicago played to a 1-1 tie in the Cactus League on Sunday. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:41:00 GMT 2017-02-27T01:41:00Z Supreme Court seems split in case of boy's death near border WASHINGTON (AP) — Examining a tragic shooting death on the U.S. border with Mexico, a divided Supreme Court on Tuesday puzzled over the rights of foreigners to sue in American courts. The case involving a Mexican teen slain by a U.S. Border Patrol agent's gunshot, which traveled across the border, elicited questions about how a ruling could affect victims of American drone s... Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:37:00 GMT 2017-02-21T20:37:00Z Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head early on a June evening in 2010. U.S. officials chose not to prosecute Agent Jesus Mesa Jr. and the Obama administration refused a request to extradite him so that he could face cr... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:47:00 GMT 2017-02-20T15:47:00Z Miguel Montero prepares for another season as Cubs backup MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Miguel Montero produced one of the biggest hits of the Chicago Cubs' championship run in the game that decided it all, and now he's preparing again for life as a backup catcher. It's not easy — this competitor wants nothing more than to play every day. Montero figures to start behind the plate once or twice a week whe... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:38:00 GMT 2017-02-17T15:38:00Z Champion Cubs get started with fanfare, big expectations MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Back home in Las Vegas this winter, Kris Byrant finally understood just how much the Cubs championship meant far beyond the Windy City. He felt the constant love from fans just by seeing people in the streets wearing Chicago gear. Or when many recognized him and offered congratulations for his huge part in the franchise's first title in 108 years. ... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:30:00 GMT 2017-02-15T23:30:00Z Arrieta hopeful of landing new contract to stay with Cubs MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta is hopeful of working out a new contract that would keep him with the Chicago Cubs before he becomes eligible for free agency after the 2017 season, yet he also realizes this could be his final year with the club if talks don't materialize. The ace right-hander and 2015 NL Cy Young Award winner landed a one-year deal for $1... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:09:00 GMT 2017-02-15T21:09:00Z With championship drought over, 'That's Cub' has new meaning MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A lot has changed for the Chicago Cubs in the past year. Right down to team mantras. For the better part of 108 years, blowing a shot at a championship was met by shrugs and a feeling of, "That's just the Cubs." The Cubs arrive this week at Sloan Park as World Series champions and manager Joe Maddon... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:20:00 GMT 2017-02-14T23:20:00Z Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with US TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts. Motorists headed to Mexico zipped by about 50 demonstrators at the Otay Mesa port of entry connecting San Die... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:14:00 GMT 2017-01-23T05:14:00Z Woman shares Thanksgiving with teen she accidentally invited MESA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona woman who accidentally texted a stranger an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner made good on her offer, greeting the teen visitor with a hug and an oven full of food after their story swept through social media. Wanda Dench prepped two turkeys and set up a long table in the backyard of her suburban Phoenix home Thursday before ... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 19:41:00 GMT 2016-11-25T19:41:00Z