News archive from 2 May 2016

Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get tough

Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get tough

Buy Photo At a time when blight removal is at historic highs and a record number of contractors are getting into the asbestos-abatement business in Michigan, the state's worker safety agency rarely gets tough with employers who expose their workers to...

 
Pick-by-pick grades for the Giants’ 2016 NFL Draft 

Pick-by-pick grades for the Giants’ 2016 NFL Draft 

The Giants didn't get the linebacker they wanted (Georgia's Leonard Floyd) and they missed the offensive lineman most believed they coveted (Jack Conklin). But they did get several pieces out of the 2016 NFL Draft. In perhaps the most pivotal draft of...

Daily News, 19:06 in Sport
 
Jets’ 2016 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker 

Jets’ 2016 Undrafted Free Agent Tracker 

Once the draft ends, a different kind of madness begins. Every team scrambles to try and land the best undrafted free agents they can, in a sort of free-for-all process that is both fast and chaotic. Here are some undrafted players the Jets are...

Daily News, 19:06 in Sport
 

Police seek shooter after Birmingham man killed at his home

A 55-year-old man was found shot Saturday night at a home in northeast Birmingham and later died in the hospital. Around 9:30 p.m., Birmingham police officers from the east precinct responded to the 1300 block of Lake Lane, spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards...

 

Police seek shooter after Birmingham man killed at his home

A 55-year-old man was found shot Saturday night at a home in northeast Birmingham and later died in the hospital. Around 9:30 p.m., Birmingham police officers from the east precinct responded to the 1300 block of Lake Lane, spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards...

 

Radio Disney Music Awards live stream: Watch online, full list of winners

The Radio Disney Music Awards are here. The annual music awards kick off at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. Central). The awards show will air on the Disney Channel. You can watch the Radio Disney Music Awards by signing in using your television provider on...

 

Radio Disney Music Awards live stream: Watch online, full list of winners

The Radio Disney Music Awards are here. The annual music awards kick off at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. Central). The awards show will air on the Disney Channel. You can watch the Radio Disney Music Awards by signing in using your television provider on...

 
German lawmaker: Trans-Atlantic unity is critical for confronting new threats

German lawmaker: Trans-Atlantic unity is critical for confronting new threats

WASHINGTON — A top German lawmaker told his U.S. counterparts that he is concerned about Donald Trump's "America First" strategy, saying Europe needs the United States to remain committed to the trans-Atlantic alliance, especially in a new...

 

Appeals court rejects Talladega County man's death penalty appeal

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday rejected the appeal of Alabama Death Row inmate John Russell Calhoun in the 1998 death and robbery of a Talladega man and the rape of his wife. Calhoun had made ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims...

 
Reports: Halliburton, Baker Hughes merger off

Reports: Halliburton, Baker Hughes merger off

Oilfield services giants Halliburton and Baker Hughes have nixed their merger following opposition from the Obama administration, according to multiple reports. The Houston-based energy companies last month pledged to "vigorously contest"...

 
Firefighters battle fire at Serbian Orthodox church in Manhattan

Firefighters battle fire at Serbian Orthodox church in Manhattan

A raging blaze tore through a Serbian Orthodox church in Midtown on Sunday night, sending heavy flames pouring through its circular stained glass window. The blaze, which started at 6:50 p.m. at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava on W. 25th...

 

Appeals court rejects Talladega County man's death penalty appeal

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday rejected the appeal of Alabama Death Row inmate John Russell Calhoun in the 1998 death and robbery of a Talladega man and the rape of his wife. Calhoun had made ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims...

 
Tim Duncan may be bland, but the Spurs forward should still have career celebrated

Tim Duncan may be bland, but the Spurs forward should still have career celebrated

There were multiple times while watching Kobe Bryant's 50-shot audacity in his grand finale that I thought about Tim Duncan. It happened, too, when I was in Toronto and witnessed an entire All-Star weekend become a tribute that could made Derek Jeter...

Daily News, 19:56 in Sport
 
Arizona Diamondbacks swept at home by Colorado Rockies

Arizona Diamondbacks swept at home by Colorado Rockies

WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBRockies complete sweep against Diamondbacks | 00:54Manager Chip Hale, right-hander Shelby Miller and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt react to the 6-3 loss. Chip Hale on Zack Greinke's...

AZCentral, 20:13 in Sport
 
Doggone it: D-Backs fall short of setting pooch record

Doggone it: D-Backs fall short of setting pooch record

The Diamondbacks fell a few hundred paws short of winning another title Sunday. The team had hoped to set a Guinness world record for the most dogs attending a sporting event during the team's annual Bark at the Park at Chase Field. Officially, 858...

AZCentral, 20:13 in Sport
 

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