The Fiesta Bowl wants a refund from the city of Glendale for at least $600,000 for overpayment of taxes on ticket sales.
Fiesta Bowl officials say, for the past three years, they've overpaid for taxes at University of Phoenix Stadium. Glendale would not confirm or deny the request, but city officials recently asked the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority to return more than $600,000 in taxes they say were collected by error from an unnamed non-profit entity...Rodney Eugene Smith Jr., who shot and wounded three people at South Mountain Community College in 2008, has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault
. Smith, 24, faces a sentence ranging from probation to to nine years in prison on each count. He'll be sentenced April 23...Scorpion stings are on the rise in the Valley, according to health officials.
Banner Poison Control Center received 34 calls about scorpion stings last weekend alone, and they expect the calls to increase as the weather heats up. Officials say people should check their sheets, socks, and shoes if they suspect there are scorpions near their home...