News archive from 2 May 2013

Former GM engineer, husband sentenced in trade secret theft case

(Reuters) - A former General Motors Co engineer was sentenced to a year and a day in prison and her husband was sentenced to three years for conspiring to steal trade secrets for use in China, federal prosecutors said. Former engineer Shanshan Du, 54,...

 
Glass luxury condo coming to South of Fifth Miami Beach

Glass luxury condo coming to South of Fifth Miami Beach

People who live in Glass houses ... will have few neighbors. A good thing if they value privacy. A new 18-story luxury condominium called Glass, slated for the sizzling South of Fifth neighborhood of Miami Beach, will boast just 10 units with...

 
Orb is 7-2 favorite for Kentucky Derby; with complete odds

Orb is 7-2 favorite for Kentucky Derby; with complete odds

Louisville, Ky. - Orb has been made the early 7-2 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with undefeated Verrazano the second choice in a full field of 20 horses.Trained by Shug McGaughey, Orb drew the No. 16 post on Wednesday. Four horses have won from...

 
Bathroom break: Four sleek new Coney Island comfort stations on hold  

Bathroom break: Four sleek new Coney Island comfort stations on hold  

Coney Island beachgoers will have to hold it a little longer for four new sleek prefabricated bathrooms. The nearly $2 million modernistic comfort stations set high off the ground were slated to be delivered from Berwick, Pennsylvania Thursday. But...

 

Liberal group sought to protect DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz' South Florida congressional seat in...

A liberal group involved in a lawsuit to make Florida's congressional districts less partisan engaged in its own partisan efforts by drawing Democratic-heavy Hispanic seats or trying to "scoop" Jewish voters into a district for U.S. Rep....

 

Jennifer Aniston has 'cheat days,' says she was 'a lot rounder'

Jennifer Aniston has "cheat days." You know, the day you don't think about diet or exercise and just eat what ever you want. Here at the Ministry, that's every day. But we digress. On Tuesday night, the "We're the Millers" actress...

 

ING US prices IPO below range at $19.50 per share

NEW YORK -- ING U.S. Inc. says 65.2 million shares of the company will be sold for $19.50 each, raising about $1.3 billion in one of the year's biggest initial public offerings. The per-share price is below an expected range of $21 to $24, but the...

 

DNA, dental records identify remains found in 1994

PORT HURON - Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've used DNA and dental records to identify remains found in 1994 as those of a central Ohio woman who disappeared in 1988. The St. Clair County sheriff's office in Port Huron said Wednesday that...

 
Naperville police use stun gun to subdue theft suspect

Naperville police use stun gun to subdue theft suspect

A Naperville police officer used a stun gun to capture one of three retail theft suspects Tuesday, according to authorities. Police were called at 3:45 p.m. about suspicious behavior in the area of Main Street and Jefferson Avenue in downtown...

 
With flip of a quarter, tie vote for Stickney village trustee is broken

With flip of a quarter, tie vote for Stickney village trustee is broken

The political fortunes of David De Leshe took a turn for the better Wednesday thanks to a quarter. De Leshe and Lea Torres were among six candidates vying for three village trustee positions in west suburban Stickney in the April 9 election, and the...

 
Carmel principal prepares to retire from Mundelein school

Carmel principal prepares to retire from Mundelein school

After 34 years and five different positions at Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein, Lynne Strutzel said while she enjoyed the challenges of being principal, nothing will compare to the feeling of being a teacher. "I never wanted to be...

 

Deputy, two others injured in late afternoon wreck

CULLMAN - A Cullman County Sheriff's deput and a Texas couple were injured in a two-vehicle accident just before 5 p.m. today on County Road 473, just off U.S. Highway 278. The deputy, who has not been identified, was taken to Cullman Regional Medical...

 

Teacher pay raises placed on fast track

TALLAHASSEE -- Florida teachers won't have to wait until June 2014 to get their pay raises, lawmakers said Wednesday. The announcement came after educators statewide — with the backing of union leaders, school superintendents and Gov. Rick...

 

Hollywood wants Holocaust museum to hand over deed to building

The Holocaust Documentation and Education Center may have plans to move out of its Hollywood digs by the end of the year, but city leaders say they will still proceed with the foreclosure suit it filed against the museum last year. However, if the...

 

Political tensions run high at Venezuela May Day rallies

BOGOTA -- Government supporters and opposition groups in Venezuela held dueling May Day marches Wednesday amid growing tensions over last month's contested presidential election and one day after the legislature devolved into a bloody, chair-throwing...

 

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