News archive from 8 December 2012

Bing vows to press on with reforms, despite emergency manager threat

Detroit - A sober but determined Mayor Dave Bing said today he's not giving up on his fiscal restructuring plan, declaring he will push the City Council to approve reforms next week without worrying about the threat of an emergency financial...

 

Deliberations to resume Monday in Hamtramck murder case

Detroit - Jurors will resume deliberations Monday on the fate of four men charged in the kidnap, torture and murder of two Hamtramck women.A jury began deliberations for Brandon Cain and Brian Lee, and a second panel also began deliberating for...

 

Biden: White House ready to 'negotiate' on rates

WASHINGTON -- Claiming a deal could be done in a snap, Vice President Biden said Friday that the White House is willing to negotiate on where to set the top income tax rate as long as Republicans agree that rate is going up. Speaking at a diner where...

 
Lindsay Lohan traveling on The Wanted's tour bus, sparking rumors of romance with band member Max George

Lindsay Lohan traveling on The Wanted's tour bus, sparking rumors of romance with band member Max George

Hopefully she wasn’t driving. Lindsay Lohan hit the road with British boy band The Wanted Thursday, traveling in the group’s luxury tour bus from Philadelphia to Boston, according to TMZ.com.

 

Obama proposes $60 billion of federal aid for New York, New Jersey Sandy recovery

President Obama on Friday proposed $60.4 billion in federal aid to help storm-battered New York and New Jersey recover and rebuild from superstorm Sandy. The package is short of the $82 billion that both states had requested, but it’s better than the...

 
Suzuki reaches settlement with dealers to phase out new car sales

Suzuki reaches settlement with dealers to phase out new car sales

Suzuki's U.S. dealers are discontinuing auto sales as the company shifts its focus to motorcycles, ATVs and the marine business. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Bankrupt American Suzuki Motor Corp. says 213 of its dealers have accepted a settlement...

 

Ariz. winners claim half of $588M Powerball prize

PHOENIX - The other ticket holders in last week's record $577.5 million Powerball jackpot have claimed their half of the prize but aren't stepping into the spotlight just yet, the Arizona Lottery said today. The winning family opted to take the cash...

 
Restaurant shares its Twinkies with customers

Restaurant shares its Twinkies with customers

Lisa Stimatz used one of her precious vacation days last Wednesday to make sure she was one of the first people in line when an Orland Park restaurant began handing out Twinkies with every purchase. "I had a lot of errands to do today and this...

 

Reed Johnson returns to Braves with 1-year deal

Outfielder Reed Johnson will be back with the Atlanta Braves next season after reaching agreement on a one-year, $1.75 million contract.

 

Congressional aides: Obama asks $60.4B Sandy aid

WASHINGTON -- Congressional aides say President Barack Obama is asking Congress to approve $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Super Storm Sandy last month. The formal paperwork is expected to be sent to...

 

Report: Man shot in back in Sanford

A man was shot in the back near police headquarters in Sanford late Friday afternoon, WESH reported. The man was transported to an area hospital. Check back for updates. Bitter about Dwight Howard's departure? Click here for some payback!

 
Chicago Cubs finalize $9.5 million, 2-year deal with Japanese pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa 

Chicago Cubs finalize $9.5 million, 2-year deal with Japanese pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa 

CHICAGO - After watching Hideo Nomo, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Ichiro Suzuki, Kyuji Fujikawa determined he’s ready for the major leagues. “When I was still a student, I saw Nomo made it to the United States, and that was a big factor for me,” Fujikawa...

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Tebow will travel with Jets, be game-time decision

Tebow will travel with Jets, be game-time decision

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan says he'll make a game-time decision on whether Tim Tebow plays in the New York Jets' game in Jacksonville against the Jaguars on Sunday. Tebow, healing from two broken ribs, will travel to his hometown with the team and...

 

Lions refuse to get rattled over alleged whispers from within

Allen Park - Coach Jim Schwartz said Friday he has addressed the team regarding the anonymous quotes, supposedly from a Lions player, that appeared in a Yahoo.com report criticizing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh."But I am not going to go into...

 
Defendant in LimeLite shooting denied bond after court hearing

Defendant in LimeLite shooting denied bond after court hearing

A former Cypress Creek High School football player accused of murder in a downtown Orlando shooting will continue to await trial behind bars after a judge denied his request for bond at a hearing Friday afternoon. Durick D. Ingraham, 25, faces a...

 

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