News archive from 4 April 2012

Grant: Rangers' Elvis Andrus is getting bigger and more dangerous

Evan Grant, Rangers beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answers your questions about the team in a live chat at Tuesday. Some excerpts:   Do you see Julio Borbon ever being able to make an impact for the Rangers with Leonys...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Nolan Ryan on revamped Angels: 'We have our work cut out for us'

Nolan Ryan knows when his Texas Rangers take on the Los Angeles Angels this season, emotions will be at an all-time high. With everything that has transpired this offseason why would anyone expect anything less than the Wild West's version of...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Cops search waterway for gun used in CA rampage

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police investigating a deadly shooting rampage at a Northern California college are searching a nearby waterway for the weapon used by the gunman.Police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson says the suspect, 43-year-old One Goh, is...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 

Transgender pageant contestant wants rule change

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A would-be Canadian Miss Universe contestant who was born male says the rule used to ban her should be dropped whether or not she gets a chance to compete.Jenna Talackova, who underwent a sex change, told reporters in Los Angeles on...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 

Police nab suspected top Guatemala drug trafficker

GUATEMALA CITY - A leading drug trafficker who helped Mexico's brutal Zetas drug cartel expand into Guatemala was arrested Tuesday and is facing extradition to the United States, authorities said. Horst Walther Overdick, 44, was captured during an...

 

Argentina condemns Cameron's remarks on Falklands

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's government on Tuesday condemned remarks by British Prime Minister David Cameron, who said that Britain played a role in "righting a profound wrong" in its 1982 war with Argentina over the Falkland...

 

Only one shooter likely in Kandahar killings, Afghan investigator says

KABUL, Afghanistan - The chief Afghan investigator in last month's slayings of 17 civilians says there's strong evidence that only one killer was involved, a view that puts him at odds with Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai. U.S. Army Staff Sgt....

 

Only one shooter likely in Kandahar killings, Afghan investigator says

KABUL, Afghanistan - The chief Afghan investigator in last month's slayings of 17 civilians says there's strong evidence that only one killer was involved, a view that puts him at odds with Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai. U.S. Army Staff Sgt....

 
Detroit council votes against consideration of consent deal

Detroit council votes against consideration of consent deal

Detroit- The Detroit City Council today voted against considering a proposed consent agreement and was poised to meet again tomorrow to continue discussion.Asked to vote on a motion to consider the agreement under new business, council members...

 
Bronx assistant principal arrested for sex abuse

Bronx assistant principal arrested for sex abuse

Cops collared a veteran city school administrator on Tuesday for allegedly groping two young girls at Public School 106 in the Bronx. Police say Joseph Ponzo, 59, inappropriately touched two girls, ages 9 and 10, in a hallway at the B-rated school on...

 
Brandon Inge drama casts shadow over Tigers' opener

Brandon Inge drama casts shadow over Tigers' opener

You can argue a lot about Brandon Inge, and I'm sure you will. Everyone does, every day.But a few things are indisputable. He's a good fielder and a poor hitter. He's made one All-Star team in 11 years. He's a personable guy who once possessed decent...

 

Pirates option pitcher Moskos to minors

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PHILADELPHIA -- The Pirates optioned left-handed pitcher Daniel Moskos to Class AAA Indianapolis this afternoon, trimming the number of players competing for an Opening Day roster spot to 26. Moskos, 25,...

 

Boxer Hector Camacho charged with child-abuse

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Former champion boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho is facing a felony count of child abuse after turning himself in to Florida authorities this week on a warrant filed late last year. The 49-year-old Camacho posted a $5,000 bond...

 

Bank of NY Mellon must face lawsuit on Countrywide

(Reuters) - A federal judge rejected Bank of New York Mellon Corp's bid to dismiss a lawsuit by investors over its role as trustee for mortgage-backed securities that led to an $8.5 billion settlement by Bank of America Corp. U.S. District Judge...

 
Detroit City Council holds off voting on financial consent agreement as Thursday deadline looms

Detroit City Council holds off voting on financial consent agreement as Thursday deadline looms

Citing unresolved legal challenges, a majority of Detroit City Council refused to vote late this afternoon on a consent agreement intended to stave off an emergency manager. "What is the hurry?" Councilwoman Brenda Jones asked Mayor Dave...

 

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