News archive from 1 July 2013

6 wounded in 4 shootings over weekend in Detroit

Detroit police are investigating four separate incidents where people were shot over the weekend, including one that occurred in Greektown Sunday morning leaving the man in critical condition. The 23-year-old victim and another man got into an...

 

Coast Guard hunts Lake Michigan for man overboard

FERRYSBURG, MICH. - Authorities are searching Lake Michigan off Ferrysburg for a man reported overboard from a boat. WOOD-TV says the Ottawa County emergency dispatch center got a call about 4:10 p.m. Sunday from a vessel reporting the man in the...

 
Thole's error sends Jays to 5-4 loss to Red Sox

Thole's error sends Jays to 5-4 loss to Red Sox

BOSTON -- The Toronto Blue Jays' sputtering finish to the month wiped away nearly all they gained during an 11-game winning streak. Josh Thole misplayed Shane Victorino's hard grounder to first for an error, allowing the winning run to score in the...

 

What makes Channing Tatum cry? The delivery room, it seems

Channing Tatum's a big, strong man, but he was reduced to tears by the recent birth of his little baby girl Everly, he told Chelsea Handler on her talk show Thursday night. And they seem to have been tears of panic, not tears of joy! While his wife,...

 

Former Marlins pitcher Justin Miller found dead

Former Marlins reliever Justin Miller was found dead Wednesday night in Pinellas County. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has not revealed any details. Miller, 35, was running a baseball training facility in Clearwater. He last pitched in the...

 
Heavy rain brings flash flood warnings for region

Heavy rain brings flash flood warnings for region

As families around the Charlotte region recovered from flood damage cause by torrential rains on Friday, meteorologists warned that even more storms were coming during the early part of this week, bringing the threat of more flooding. The National...

 

Foxx’s ride to the end of the Charlotte line

Shortly after Charlotte’s City Council convenes at 4 p.m. today, Mayor Anthony Foxx will resign, capping a quick rise through local politics and ending a successful, if occasionally bumpy, run as the city’s leading elected official....

 

Observer Forum: Letters to the editor

In response to “McCrory floats smaller tax cuts” (June 26) and related articles: Vote out N.C. legislators who want to further tax poor, elderly North Carolina’s GOP governor and legislature continue their assault on the...

 
Repairs begin Monday on bridge to Key Biscayne

Repairs begin Monday on bridge to Key Biscayne

Extensive repairs to fix the bridge to Key Biscayne begin in earnest Monday, local governments are warning residents, though no major changes to traffic patterns are expected until well after the busy Fourth of July weekend. Miami-Dade County mailed...

 

Jessica Simpson gives birth to son

NEW YORK -- Jessica Simpson's daughter has a new playmate - a baby brother named Ace. Simpson's rep confirmed that the entertainer gave birth to Ace Knute in Los Angeles on Sunday via planned C-section. The details were first reported by Us Weekly....

 
A's rally to nip Cardinals 7-5

A's rally to nip Cardinals 7-5

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the fourth inning, Tommy Milone overcame a rocky start to win for the first time in nearly four weeks and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Sunday....

 
South Florida companies protect your assets from storms

South Florida companies protect your assets from storms

If your business is looking for the ultimate protection against hurricane damage, a Miami-based company — American Business Continuity Domes — can build you a steel-reinforced concrete dome the company says can survive winds of...

 
Tutoring company learns how to grow

Tutoring company learns how to grow

About five years ago while he was teaching statistics at MAST Academy, Carlos Delgado noticed a trend: His students, under increasing pressure to achieve ever higher scores on college entrance exams, were pouring their money into private test...

 
Auction company thrives through ups and downs of economy

Auction company thrives through ups and downs of economy

Jim Gall stands at the center of a white-clothed table, hand-crafted wooden gavel in hand, calling out to the audience. “I'm at $125, $137 ½? Last call, $125. Sold. $125,” he cries, slamming his gavel, motioning to the...

 

North Miami-Dade man gunned down in front of home

Miami-Dade police are investigating the slaying of a father fatally wounded outside his home Sunday as his grown children watched. Police said the man, whose name has not been released, was standing outside the family home with his son around 4 p.m....

 

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