News archive from 1 August 2011

Man Arrested at Florida Airport for Knife in Carry-On

TAMPA, Fla. - Authorities have arrested a passenger they say had a knife in his carry-on bag at Tampa International Airport in Florida. Philippe Francois Martinez of Clearwater, Fla., was charged Sunday with carrying a concealed weapon. Airport...

Fox News, 17:00 in Crime
 
Mexico says a top Juarez cartel figure captured

Mexico says a top Juarez cartel figure captured

MEXICO CITY A former police officer who allegedly admits ordering 1,500 killings during a campaign of terror as a drug gang chieftain along the U.S. border has been captured in northern Mexico, federal officials said Sunday. Jose Antonio Acosta...

 
Filmmakers take on Cape Wind saga in ‘Cape Spin’

Filmmakers take on Cape Wind saga in ‘Cape Spin’

The Cape Wind project is New England’s never-ending story, tangled in debate and litigation ever since it was proposed in 2001. But a group of filmmakers say they’ve told the tale in about 84 minutes. "Cape Spin" is a new feature-length...

 

Mass. police handing out fewer speeding ticets

BOSTON-Police who are working with smaller budgets are handing out fewer speeding tickets in Massachusetts as law enforcement focuses on crime. State numbers say police issued 241,979 citations last year, down 20 percent from 2008. In the first...

 

Cain wins straw poll of conservatives in Denver

DENVER-Conservatives meeting in Denver have handed Georgia businessman Herman Cain a wide victory in a straw poll of Republican presidential candidates. Cain spoke to the Western Conservative Summit moments before the poll Sunday and drew the crowd to...

 

HSBC to sell 195 NY bank branches for $1 billion

NEW YORK -- HSBC said Sunday it will sell 195 retail bank branches, most located in upstate New York, to First Niagara Bank in a deal worth about $1 billion. The banks represent about $15 billion in deposits. The sale is part of HSBC Holdings PLC's...

 

Alomar is 2nd to none in Toronto: Blue Jays retire the No. 12 of newly minted Hall of Famer

TORONTO (AP) - Flanked by two red-clad Mounties and soaking in the cheers, Roberto Alomar made his way onto the field Sunday as his No. 12 was retired by the Toronto Blue Jays. The newly inducted Hall of Famer is a 12-time All-Star and 10-time Gold...

 

Morrow strikes out 11, Blue Jays beat Rangers

TORONTO -- Brandon Morrow struck out a season-high 11 to win for the third time in four starts, Edwin Encarnacion homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Texas 7-3 on Sunday, handing the Rangers their fourth loss in six games. After allowing six runs...

 

Serena Williams captures 1st title in comeback

STANFORD, Calif. -- Serena Williams has captured her first tournament title since returning to tennis, beating Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-1 to win the Bank of the West Classic on Sunday. The 13-time major champion overcame two breaks in the first set to...

 

Serena tops Bartoli for first 2011 title

Serena Williams is familiar with raising trophies at the end of tournaments, but she had yet to do so in 2011 before winning the Bank of the West Classic finale on Sunday. Sidelined for most of the year due to medical complications, Williams made her...

 

Dolphins' Brandon Marshall says he has BPO

Over a half hour filled with long, searching pauses, Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall told the South Florida media that he's been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and it's the cause of the many public blowups in his personal and...

 

Dems Preparing to Renew Push for Revenue Increases on Proposed Deficit Panel

Democratic officials indicated Sunday that they would revive their push for revenue increases later this year, presuming Congress can first clear away the immediate crisis over the debt ceiling.

Fox News, 17:14 in Politics
 

Republican Straw Poll Caps Denver Summit

DENVER - Conservatives wrapping up a three-day conference in Denver are taking an informal straw poll on their favorite to win the GOP presidential nomination. The ballot includes some Republicans who haven't declared a formal candidacy, such as...

Fox News, 17:14 in Politics
 

Miscues doom Rangers' C.J. Wilson in 7-3 loss to Blue Jays

TORONTO - Brandon Morrow struck out a season-high 11 to win for the third time in four starts, Edwin Encarnacion homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Texas 7-3 on Sunday, handing the Rangers their fourth loss in six games. After allowing six runs in...

Dallas News, 17:15 in Sport
 

Aleksandr Dolgopolov wins 1st title, beating home-crowd favorite Marin Cilic in Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia (AP) - Aleksandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine won his first ATP title Sunday, defeating home favorite Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the Croatia Open final. Dolgopolov, ranked No. 27, broke Cilic in the opening game and easily held serve...

 

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