Wednesday, June 19 2013 2:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 18:47:42 GMT
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister early Wednesday morning. Around 3 a.m., a caller asked police to check on the welfare of someone in the Housing Authority apartmentsMore >>
Pell City police have arrested a man for allegedly killing his sister in a "brutal" slaying early Wednesday morning.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:15:49 GMT
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham. De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly was reportedly taken by a 14-year-old girl from hisMore >>
A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on kidnapping charges in Texas for allegedly taking a 10-month-old baby from Birmingham.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:40 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:40:28 GMT
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery. All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connectionMore >>
Four men are now in custody in connection with three home robbery incidents in Montgomery.
All four men, ranging in age from 27-years-old to 35-years-old have been charged with multiple felonies in connection with these incidents.More >>
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the Americans on finding a political solution...More >>
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the...More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-06-19 15:35:34 GMT
The Alabama Department of Public Safety has issued a Missing Child Media Alert after a 2-month-old baby was allegedly taken by a 14-year-old girl early Monday morning from Birmingham. Police say 2-month-oldMore >>
Birmingham Police have confirmed that missing infant De'Anthony Kelly and his abductor, Dor'Sayde Gathright were located in Dallas, Texas Tuesday night, and were taken into custody without incident. More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The planned merger of American Airlines and U.S. Airways will ultimately affect the U.S. Airways Center in downtown Phoenix. However, almost a month after that announcement, details of what will change and how soon remain unclear.
U.S. Airways absorbed a 30-year, $26 million naming rights contract when the company merged with America West Airlines in 2005.
The contract runs until 2022.
U.S. Airways Center is owned by the city of Phoenix and operated by Ralph Marchetta, who is listed by the NBA as being general manager of sports and entertainment services. Marchetta also oversees operations at the arena.
CBS 5 News left a voicemail message for Marchetta Thursday requesting more information about how the airline merger would affect the venue.
Subsequently, Suns' President Jason Rowley provided this emailed statement to CBS 5 News:
"We are aware of the U.S. Airways and American Airlines merger discussions, but at this time there will not be any changes to the U.S. Airways Center name or any signage within the arena. It is possible that a change could occur in the future and we are in close communications with U.S. Airways management. For now, the airline remains a valued partner that we will continue to support however we can."
Questions remain about how soon the naming rights to the arena could change hands and how much money, if any, U.S. Airways still owes on the contract.
Suns' management did not immediately respond to follow-up questions sent by email late Friday afternoon.
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