News archive from 1 April 2012

Recap: Toronto FC vs. Columbus

Bernardo Anor scored and Andy Gruenebaum posted his second straight shutout, as the Columbus Crew kept Toronto FC winless this season in MLS with a 1-0 victory Saturday at BMO Field. Toronto goalie Milos Kocic saved a penalty in the first half, but...

 
It's a holiday in Kentucky for Final Four fans

It's a holiday in Kentucky for Final Four fans

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A few hours before Saturday's tipoff in a Final Four matchup that has the state of Kentucky in holiday mode, Kentucky and Louisville fans were getting ready for a rowdy game in bars - not to mention homes and even wedding...

 

Libya: 147 killed in 6 days of clashes in south

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Six days of tribal clashes in a remote desert town in southern Libya have killed 147 people, the country's health minister said Saturday. Fatma al-Hamroush said in a press conference in Tripoli that the fighting in Sabha has also...

 

Libya: 147 killed in 6 days of clashes in south

TRIPOLI, Libya Six days of tribal clashes in a remote desert town in southern Libya have killed 147 people, the country's health minister said Saturday. Fatma al-Hamroush said in a press conference in Tripoli that the fighting in Sabha has also left...

 

Alexei Ramirez's passion for baseball shines through

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Jose Contreras hasn't played for the White Sox in almost three years but keeps paying dividends. The more you look at it, the Contreras-for-Esteban Loaiza trade might be the best one that Ken Williams has made. Not only was Contreras...

 

UAW adds 4K members in 2011

The United Auto Workers union said Friday it added 4,000 new members in 2011 - a 1 percent increase - even as the union has struggled to organize foreign automakers.It was the second consecutive annual increase for the Detroit-based union, but off...

 
Ford exec salaries rise in '11

Ford exec salaries rise in '11

Salaries rose but bonuses fell for Ford Motor Co.'s top five officers in 2011 compared with the year before, as the automaker missed several performance targets.Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally received $29.5 million in total compensation,...

 
Lincoln continues its comeback with MKS

Lincoln continues its comeback with MKS

RomeoLincoln took another step in its self-described journey back toward luxury car credibility Friday when it allowed the motoring press its first chance to drive the refreshed 2013 MKS. The full-size sedan has received more than a cosmetic makeover....

 
Congress gets rough treatment at Supreme Court

Congress gets rough treatment at Supreme Court

In this March 28, 2012, file photo Paul Clement, the lawyer representing states opposed to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, talks to media outside the Supreme Court in Washington at the end of arguments on the law's constitutionality....

 

Democratic candidates for governor bash McCrory, GOP

Three Democratic candidates for governor came into Republican Pat McCrory's backyard Saturday and bashed the likely GOP nominee, and what one called the “radical social agenda” of Republican lawmakers. Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton,...

 

Morneau leads Twins over Pirates and Correia

FORT MYERS -- Justin Morneau continued his surge since moving to designated hitter, going 2 for 4 with a double Saturday to help the Minnesota Twin rough up Kevin Correia and a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad in a 15-3 win. Correia gave up 10 runs and...

 

Libya: 147 killed in 6 days of clashes in south

TRIPOLI, Libya - Six days of tribal clashes in a remote desert town in southern Libya have killed 147 people, the country's health minister said Saturday. Fatma al-Hamroush said in a press conference in Tripoli that the fighting in Sabha has also...

 

Red Bulls still hope Rodgers plays this season

HARRISON, N.J. -- The New York Red Bulls hope forward Luke Rodgers can get his visa woes fixed and return to the Major League Soccer team sometime this season. General manager Erik Soler says the 30-year-old English forward signed to play with...

 

Red Bulls still hope Rodgers plays this season

HARRISON, N.J. -- The New York Red Bulls hope forward Luke Rodgers can get his visa woes fixed and return to the Major League Soccer team sometime this season. Speaking before Saturday's game against the Montreal Impact, general manager Erik Soler...

 

List of Tribune local stations

NEW YORK -- Tribune Broadcasting and satellite television provider DirecTV Inc. are currently negotiating a contract that is set to expire at midnight. On Saturday Tribune denied that a settlement had been reached, but DirecTV said that it had a...

 

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