News archive from 5 January 2013

NHL, players meet with mediator but not each other

NHL, players meet with mediator but not each other

Federal mediator Scot Beckenbaugh met separately with representatives of the NHL and the players union on Friday in New York, but his efforts toward what the NHL Players' Assn. described as "shuttle mediation" did not immediately lead to a...

 

Ford, GM stock prices soar in year's first week

Domestic auto stocks closed the first week of 2013 with some of the highest stock prices in more than a year.Ford Motor Co. shares closed Friday at $13.57 per share, the highest price since July 2011. General Motors Co. shares closed at $29.86, also...

 

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's tattoo inflames QB controversy

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan fanned his team's quarterback controversey, appearing in a photo with a tattoo of a woman - presumably of his wife - wearing only a Jets jersey with a No. 6 on it. Additionally, the inked artwork on his right biceps...

 
Former Michigan standout Pete Elliott, 86, dies

Former Michigan standout Pete Elliott, 86, dies

Former Michigan great Pete Elliott, a 12-time letterwinner with the Wolverines in football, basketball and golf, died Friday following a short illness, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Elliott had been the longest tenured executive director...

 
Kobe Bryant: I'm on Twitter now

Kobe Bryant: I'm on Twitter now

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant is no longer a holdout. He's on Twitter. With five words - "The antisocial has become social" - the Los Angeles Lakers guard sent the first tweet from his account Friday. More than 250,000 people followed his...

 

Linda Darnell Jenkins

CULLMAN - Linda Darnell Jenkins Funeral services for Linda Darnell Jenkins, 65, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Cullman Heritage Cemetery. Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is...

 

Harry Gene ‘Casey’ Huddleson

CULLMAN - Harry Gene 'Casey' Huddleson Funeral services for Harry Gene "Casey" Huddleson, 65, of Bremen will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Powers Funeral Home Chapel in Creston, Iowa, Joel Sutton officiating, with buriail in Hill of...

 
Man charged with murder in parking-lot shooting

Man charged with murder in parking-lot shooting

Orlando Police today announced the arrest of a man charged in a shooting death at a apartment complex parking lot off of Millenia Boulevard last week. Maximo Carreno Cortes, 33, was shot multiple times at about 12:35 a.m. Dec. 28 in The Villages on...

 

Live updates: Michigan recruits showcased in Under Armour All-America Game

Michigan football fans have plenty to watch in tonight's Under Armour All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The game, at 5 p.m. on ESPN, is an annual showcase of some of the best high school football players in the country. Wolverines 2013 commits...

 

YouTube highlights: Michigan's, MSU's biggest hits

We're sure Wolverines fans are sick of seeing Jadeveon Clowney laying out Vincent Smith and recovering a fumble with one hand. But if there's one good thing that came out of that, it's this. Since we had a little extra time, we put together a series...

 

3 crashes in metro Detroit could slow commute

Three crashes are impacting traffic on area freeways as rush hour begins in metro Detroit. Southbound I-75 after Crooks near Troy is closed because of a rollover accident, according to authorities. Two vehicles were involved, and all lanes are...

 

5 things to know in Florida for Jan. 5

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 3 DEAD AFTER SMALL PLANE HITS HOUSE Authorities say at least three people are dead after a small plane crashed into a house while trying to land at a central...

 
THE RESET: New jobs report brings subdued reaction

THE RESET: New jobs report brings subdued reaction

Throughout the presidential race, politicians, analysts, pollsters and financial markets became fixated on one monthly economic report: unemployment. Its trajectory was seen as a good barometer on whether President Barack Obama would be re-elected. He...

 

Obama expected to nominate Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - President Obama is expected to nominate Chuck Hagel, a former Republican senator and Vietnam veteran, to be secretary of Defense, officials said, setting up a confirmation battle with lawmakers and interest groups critical of his views on...

 

Shelby woman pleads guilty in $8M Medicaid fraud scheme

A Shelby woman faces federal prison time after pleading guilty Friday in a scheme that defrauded Medicaid of more than $8 million. Victoria Finney Brewton, 37, ran a series of after-school and summer programs in Cleveland County where she recruited...

 

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