News archive from 6 June 2013, page 13

Plant moonvine now

Moonvine, also called moonflowers, should be started from seed now for its spectacular and fragrant white blooms, which appear in late summer. Even better, get a head start by buying a vine for transplant — if you can find one. The saucer-size...

 

Orb named Belmont favorite after drawing No. 5 post

What could have been a chance at the first Triple Crown in 35 years will instead come down to this for Baltimore County resident Stuart Janney Jr: a shot at redemption. Always measured, Janney avoids soaring rhetoric when discussing racing. He's been...

 

Lake teachers vote down contract with no raise

Lake County's teachers overwhelmingly voted down a proposed contract Wednesday night that included no money for raises the district's 2,700 teachers this school year. The vote came on the last day of class and means the district's teacher's union will...

 

Miami Beach postpones decision on Alton Road development rules

Miami Beach commissioners on Wednesday postponed a vote on a proposed historic overlay district along Alton Road and referred the item to a city committee. The overlay would require setbacks and limit the height of new buildings on the east side of...

 

Kings' Jonathan Quick, Chicago's Corey Crawford have had their moments

With so many bodies in the crease, someone bumped Jonathan Quick just hard enough to nudge him off-angle on the first shot. The Kings goalie could not control the rebound and, when a second shot came his way from closer range, skittering past his...

 

Family sues after Birmingham airport sign collapse

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The family of a 10-year-old boy who died when a flight information sign fell on him and relatives at Birmingham's airport has filed a suit against a group of contractors, architects and construction managers. Luke Bresette, of...

 

Kings resist temptation to retaliate against Blackhawks, sort of

With two of their best players -- Mike Richards and Jeff Carter -- injured in the last three games against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Kings say they must be smart about exacting revenge. "Yeah, well, I think within the rules, we've got to take...

 

Dodgers' Josh Beckett says he will pitch again

There's good news. And then there's bad news. And Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett isn't really sure where his current situation lands him. Beckett will be shut down from pitching over the next four weeks, during which he will undergo "aggressive...

 

Dodgers left-hander Scott Elbert scheduled for Tommy John surgery

Now, you really didn't think the Dodgers could go an entire day without some bad injury news, did you? Sorry, their incredible roll continues. Prior to Wednesday's game the Dodgers announced that left-hander Scott Elbert will undergo Tommy John...

 
Queens NYPD cop shoots wife to death then kills self

Queens NYPD cop shoots wife to death then kills self

An-off duty NYPD officer shot and killed his wife in Queens, then turned the gun on himself in a horrific murder-suicide Wednesday, police sources and witnesses said. The 33-year-old cop blasted his wife multiple times outside the family's Camden...

 
Mets snap 4-game skid, pound Nationals 10-1

Mets snap 4-game skid, pound Nationals 10-1

WASHINGTON -- Marlon Byrd maintained his mastery of Dan Haren with a pair of home runs, and the New York Mets broke a four-game losing streak by pounding the Washington Nationals 10-1 on Wednesday night. The win put the Mets above .400 and the...

 
Stabbing victim herself was convicted of killing step-great-grandmother: sources

Stabbing victim herself was convicted of killing step-great-grandmother: sources

A Queens woman who was savagely butchered by her boyfriend had served a dozen years in jail for murdering her 91-year-old step-great-grandmother upstate, police sources told the Daily News on Wednesday. Katherine Seeber, 32, pleaded guilty to...

 
Bruce Jenner manhandles Jimmy Fallon over face jokes

Bruce Jenner manhandles Jimmy Fallon over face jokes

Bruce Jenner manhandled Jimmy Fallon through an interview Tuesday night on Fallon's show - an interview ostensibly booked to clear the air after an unfortunate run-in between the two at the London Olympics, in which the decathlon champ told the...

 
Movie review: Google crashers join Internet age in 'The Internship'

Movie review: Google crashers join Internet age in 'The Internship'

When Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson crashed weddings with such crazy success in 2005, they wanted to get laid. Older and not particularly wiser in "The Internship," the guys now want to get jobs. That's funny. Unfortunately, the comedy is...

 

Reward upped to $10K in whooping crane shooting

NEW ORLEANS -- With leads scarce about whoever shot an endangered whooping crane in April, the reward for information leading to the killer's conviction has been more than tripled to $10,000, state officials said Wednesday. The additional $7,000 was...

 

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