News archive from 4 March 2014, page 3

Arkansas State to host Georgia State in SBC game

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Arkansas State is set to host Sun Belt Conference leading Georgia State in college basketball. ASU and GSU are to tip off at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Arkansas State is 17-10 overall and 9-6 in...

 

Johnson and Lincecum strong in spring debuts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Josh Johnson and Tim Lincecum made successful spring debuts on Monday in the San Diego Padres' 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants. Johnson, who signed a one-year, $8 million free-agent contract with San Diego after spending the...

 

High School Sports Gameday

Elevator ↑ Joshua Lancaster, Berry basketball: Committed to play at N.C. Wesleyan. Lancaster is a four-year letter-winner at Berry. He is a two-time team captain who made the all-conference team in the SoMeck 8 this season. ↑...

 
New Bulls signing Jimmer Fredette says playing for Knicks 'would've been a lot of fun'

New Bulls signing Jimmer Fredette says playing for Knicks 'would've been a lot of fun'

Playing for the Knicks "would've been a lot of fun," according to Jimmer Fredette, but the Glen Falls product was passed over by his hometown squad. Instead, the Knicks inked Shannon Brown and Earl Clark to 10-day contracts, while Fredette...

Daily News, 20:13 in Sport
 

Judges rule oil spill harm not required in claims

NEW ORLEANS -- A divided three-judge federal appeals panel has ruled that businesses don't have to prove that they were directly harmed by BP's 2010 oil spill to collect settlement payments. The ruling, filed Monday, could clear the way for payments...

 

Report: National parks shutdown cost Arizona $27M

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Arizona communities that serve as gateways to the Grand Canyon lost out on $17 million during last year's partial government shutdown, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The report found that Grand...

 

Cover Oregon, Oracle enter transition agreement

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange says it will pay its main technology contractor $44 million of the nearly $70 million it was withholding in payments, in return for Oracle to continue working with the state during a...

 

Australia to comply with East Timor court orders

CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia says it will to comply with an International Court of Justice ruling banning it from using documents seized from a lawyer working for East Timor in an arbitration case over a multibillion-dollar oil and gas deal...

 
Obama wants tax cuts for the middle class, tax increases for the wealthy

Obama wants tax cuts for the middle class, tax increases for the wealthy

In his budget to be released Tuesday, President Barack Obama will propose expanding a tax credit popular with lower- and middle-class families and paying for it by closing a controversial tax loophole deployed by some Wall Street firms, according to...

 
Texas' Colby Lewis struggles in return to mound

Texas' Colby Lewis struggles in return to mound

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas right-hander Colby Lewis did not get out of the first inning in his first start since having hip surgery in August, and the Rangers lost 6-5 to the Cleveland Indians on Monday. Lewis, who won 14 games in 2011, allowed two runs...

 

Norfolk St. beats UMES 6th straight time, 77-65

NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams scored 21 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, as Norfolk State cruised to its sixth consecutive win over Maryland-Eastern Shore, 77-65 on Monday. Malcolm Hawkins had 16 points and nine rebounds for Norfolk State (17-12....

 

Lincoln County's largest subdivision approved

LINCOLNTON Lincoln County commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning on Monday night to allow what will be the county's largest subdivision – 1,650 homes near Lake Norman geared to adults 55 and older. The rezoning will let Arizona-based...

 
Phoenix cop killed, second ‘fighting for his life’ after gunfight leaves suspect dead 

Phoenix cop killed, second ‘fighting for his life’ after gunfight leaves suspect dead 

A Phoenix police officer died and a second is “fighting for his life” after a shootout in the western part of the city. The suspect in the shooting, which began with a car chase, has also been killed, Phoenix police said. ABC The suspect crash one of...

Daily News, 20:26 in Crime
 
Police ask for help finding missing Piedmont man

Police ask for help finding missing Piedmont man

slideshow Piedmont police are searching for a local man whose family expected him home Saturday after a trip to Tennessee. Freddie Perry of Piedmont drives a white, 2006 Ford F-150 with license plate number 11B35T5. Efforts to reach Piedmont police...

 

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