News archive from 2 January 2013

South Carolina man sets mom on fire, later shot by brother after fleeing scene: police

South Carolina man sets mom on fire, later shot by brother after fleeing scene: police

A South Carolina man is accused of setting his mother on fire inside their home Tuesday morning before fleeing. But the tables were turned when his brother later shot him twice, according to authorities. The mother, 61-year-old Debra Davis, was taken...

Daily News, 17:00 in Crime
 

Governor to sue NCAA over Penn state sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. The Republican governor has scheduled a news...

 
Rose Bowl: Stanford vs Wisconsin live updates

Rose Bowl: Stanford vs Wisconsin live updates

Two coaches. Two different concerns about today's Rose Bowl game between Stanford and Wisconsin. Both coaches were asked what was going to concern them when the game began. Stanford's David Shaw said, "he wears No. 28 for the other team,"...

 
Family dealing with epilepsy asks Wish Book for help

Family dealing with epilepsy asks Wish Book for help

The baby Jesus in Elsa Rivera's Nativity scene holds the letter written by her grandson. On it, 5-year-old Jonathan Alberto has listed the toys he'd like. But Rivera has another request: Good health, for her and her family. Rivera, her daughter...

 
Governor to announce lawsuit against NCAA over PSU sanctions

Governor to announce lawsuit against NCAA over PSU sanctions

By Laura Olson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to announce a lawsuit tomorrow against the NCAA regarding the sanctions that Penn State University agreed to last summer. The federal lawsuit was first reported by...

 
Michigan's time to shine is under Florida sun

Michigan's time to shine is under Florida sun

Tampa, Fla. It's trite and traditional to say the bowls don't matter as much, outside of the BCS biggies. Just be careful how and where you say it.Motivation can get muddled this time of year, judging by spotty attendance and the occasional blowout....

 
Owners, NHL talking as date of now-canceled Winter Classic arrives

Owners, NHL talking as date of now-canceled Winter Classic arrives

Troy - Hockey fans should be celebrating the fact the Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs would be playing the Winter Classic this afternoon.Instead, the question whether there will be a regular season at all continues to dominate the NHL. The NHL...

 

The naked & the dead: Killer Amy DeChant found in nudist camp

Friends of Bruce Weinstein couldn't decide whether Amy DeChant was the best thing ever to happen to him, or the worst. Weinstein, a Las Vegas bookie known for his silver ponytail and vast girth, met the articulate, petite brunette at a Texas hold 'em...

Daily News, 17:11 in Crime
 
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to sue NCAA over Penn State sanctions that came in wake of Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal 

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to sue NCAA over Penn State sanctions that came in wake of Jerry Sandusky...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. The Republican governor scheduled a news conference for...

Daily News, 17:13 in Sport
 

Governor Tom Corbett to sue NCAA over Penn State sanctions

Harrisburg, Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.The Republican governor has scheduled a news...

 
Murray's 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One

Murray's 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray shook off a pair of...

 
Thompson's late TD pass decides Outback Bowl

Thompson's late TD pass decides Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. -- Dylan Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds remaining Tuesday, giving No. 11 South Carolina a 33-28 victory over No. 19 Michigan in the Outback Bowl. Thompson replaced Connor Shaw during the...

 

Ferrer, Gasquet win 2013 openers

Top seed David Ferrer and world No. 10 Richard Gasquet were among Tuesday's opening-round winners at the season-opening Qatar Open, a $1.05 million Australian Open tune-up. The world No. 5 Ferrer got off to a slow start before righting the ship for a...

 

Murray's 5 TDs lift Georgia by Nebraska in Cap One

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, as the sixth-ranked Bulldogs beat No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl on Tuesday. Murray shook off a pair of...

 

Bills seek permission to interview McCoy

The Buffalo Bills are seeking permission to interview Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy for their head coaching job, ESPN reported Tuesday. McCoy, 40, is already a candidate for the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals coaching jobs. The...

 

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