News archive from 6 June 2013, page 3

10 injured in shooting accident at Kane County gun club

Ten people were injured Tuesday night at a Kane County shooting club after being struck by buckshot fired from a gun that had been mistakenly loaded with a live round, authorities said. The incident took place about 7 p.m. at the St. Charles...

 
Ibrahim Gonzalez, a Bronx artist, activist and musician known for his work in community television and radio, dead at age 57

Ibrahim Gonzalez, a Bronx artist, activist and musician known for his work in community television and...

Ibrahim Gonzalez, a Bronx artist, activist and musician known for his work in community television and radio, died in his sleep Tuesday at age 57. His family did not disclose the cause of his death. The Norwood resident became a presence on local...

 
Dickey leads Blue Jays past Giants 4-0

Dickey leads Blue Jays past Giants 4-0

SAN FRANCISCO -- After managing just two runs in two starts against R.A. Dickey and his fluttering knuckleball the past three weeks, the San Francisco Giants are glad they won't have to face that dancing pitch again anytime soon. Dickey allowed two...

 
Butler Pier in Libertyville may not be repaired in time for July 4th

Butler Pier in Libertyville may not be repaired in time for July 4th

The mangled fishing pier at Butler Lake in Libertyville may have to wait until after the Fourth of July for repairs, as village officials say construction crews remain overwhelmed with flood-related work on the Chain O' Lakes. Aside from the pier and...

 

10 injured in shooting accident at Kane County gun club

Ten people were injured Tuesday night at a Kane County shooting club after being struck by buckshot fired from a gun that had been mistakenly loaded with a live round, authorities said. The incident took place about 7 p.m. at the St. Charles...

 

US condemns Syria regime's capture of key town

WASHINGTON -- The White House is condemning the Syrian regime's capture of a strategic border town and says the involvement of Lebanese Hezbollah threatens Lebanon's stability. Syrian troops and their Hezbollah allies captured Qusair Wednesday after a...

 

Analysts: Samantha Power likely to win quick Senate OK as U.N. envoy

WASHINGTON -- Samantha Power, whom President Barack Obama nominated Wednesday to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is a longtime human rights advocate who isn't expected to face the same Senate opposition over Libya that dogged the...

 
City Council gives Cubs go-ahead for more night games

City Council gives Cubs go-ahead for more night games

The Cubs got the go-ahead Wednesday to add as many as 16 night games plus schedule later Friday afternoon games and concerts at Wrigley Field in a deal Mayor Rahm Emanuel called "an honest compromise" a day after team officials complained...

 
Dawson St., between Intervale and Longwood Aves. near Rainey Park in Longwood to be renamed 'Arsenio Rodriguez Way' in tribute to late salsa singer

Dawson St., between Intervale and Longwood Aves. near Rainey Park in Longwood to be renamed 'Arsenio...

A portion of Dawson Street in the South Bronx will be renamed Thursday in honor of Cuban salsa singer Arsenio Rodríguez. Known as “El Ciego Maravilloso,” or “the Blind Marvel,” Rodríguez was one of the founders of the “conjunto” style of Cuban music,...

 
Menus are shut on three high profile Miami restaurants

Menus are shut on three high profile Miami restaurants

SouthStreet. Cooper Avenue. Bond Street. You'll have to take a detour: each local restaurant, named as a thoroughfare, is now shuttered. The recent closure of the three high profile restaurants — all launched by Miami real estate...

 

Bruins expect Penguins' best in Game 3

BOSTON - The Penguins hope a change of scenery will reverse their slide in the Eastern Conference finals as they meet the Bruins for Game 3 at TD Garden on Wednesday night. The Bruins stole both games in Pittsburgh to open the series, an intense 3-0...

 

China on a charm offensive

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping nibbled on empanadas at the home of a Costa Rican coffee farmer. His wife played the steel drums in Trinidad and Tobago. With smiles and, of course, money, China is on an unusual charm offensive to win the love...

 
By air or by road, president will land at Mooresville school Thursday

By air or by road, president will land at Mooresville school Thursday

MOORESVILLE When President Barack Obama visits Mooresville Middle School on Thursday, not even the local police will know his route until the last minute. Will he swoop in by Marine One helicopter and land in the school's backyard, as a group of...

 
A memorial to 'Mr. G'

A memorial to 'Mr. G'

Until January, Will Robbins always saw a familiar face when he left Franklin Middle School. Anthony Ghilarducci, or "Mr. G" as students called him, was the first to greet the students in his usual crossing guard vest, clutching a stop sign...

 

Bal Harbour hires new search firm for village manager hiring

The Bal Harbour Village Council has decided to start from scratch in searching for a new manager. In a special meeting Tuesday, the council voted to hire Colin Baenziger & Associates to look for a new village manager, thereby ending its...

 

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