News archive from 9 April 2014

2 Plano residents sentenced in loan fraud scheme

Two Plano residents were sentenced on Monday for their roles in a loan fraud scheme that resulted in the funding of more than $3 million in fraudulent loans, federal officials said. Vathany Teng, 43, and Lina Ma, 55, both pleaded guilty to one count...

Dallas News, 19:01 in Crime
 

Okla. state Capitol makes endangered places list

OKLAHOMA CITY -- For the second year in a row, the nearly 100-year-old Oklahoma state Capitol made a list of the most endangered places in the state. The nonprofit organization Preservation Oklahoma released its annual list of Oklahoma's most...

 
The Masters that made Rory McIlroy cry

The Masters that made Rory McIlroy cry

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Rory McIlroy had one of the greatest recoveries in 2011 when he blew a four-shot lead in the final round of the Masters by shooting 80, and then bounced back two months later to set the scoring record in the U.S. Open in his first...

 

Senate panel takes up bill to end 'master lever'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A legislative panel took up a bill that would eliminate straight ticket voting in Rhode Island but has voted to hold it for further study. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would get rid of the...

 

Masters is Mickelson's comfort zone

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Phil Mickelson plays the majors these days looking comfortable and confident, and he'll own that same expression once again this week in the Masters. But it wasn't always that way for the popular lefthander. In his first 11 appearances...

 

Joseph Young says he's staying at Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon point guard Joseph Young says he's returning to the Ducks for his senior season. Young, who played for Oregon as a junior last season after transferring from Houston, made his announcement via Twitter on Tuesday. The 6-foot-2...

 
Nova gets tagged, Yankees raked for 20 hits by O's

Nova gets tagged, Yankees raked for 20 hits by O's

NEW YORK -- For all of Baltimore's big hits, and there were plenty of them, a little grounder caused the most trouble for the New York Yankees. Rather than turn an early double play, Derek Jeter just missed a bouncer up the middle. The Orioles quickly...

 

It's not the same ride when Tiger's not driving

AUGUSTA, Ga. It's stupid to throw a party and worry about the guest that doesn't show. With so many good golfers playing at Augusta National Golf Club this week, why write about the golfer that is not? Because the golfer is Tiger Woods, and even...

 

Ex-Olympian Johnson joins Toronto mayor's campaign

TORONTO Disgraced Olympic sprinter Ben Johnson and a member of the mockumentary series "Trailer Park Boys" have joined Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's re-election team. Ford emerged from his office at city hall Tuesday with Johnson and actor Sam...

 

Internet users advised to change all passwords after security flaw found

NEW YORK — Passwords and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web traffic. Security...

 

Internet users advised to change all passwords after security flaw found

NEW YORK — Passwords and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used to securely transmit email, e-commerce transactions, social networking posts and other Web traffic. Security...

 

Matzo maker Manischewitz sold to investment firm

NEWARK, N.J. -- Matzo and kosher wine maker Manischewitz has been sold, just in time for the Passover Seder meal. Sankaty Advisors, an arm of private equity firm Bain Capital, bought the company from a group including investment firm Harbinger. The...

 

Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich unhappy about favorable scoring change

WASHINGTON -- Second baseman Derek Dietrich had one of his three fielding errors expunged from his stat sheet, and he's not pleased about it. Dietrich, who has been shaky defensively, was charged with an error in Saturday's game. But the league...

 

Miss Basketball headlines North-South Classic

INDIANAPOLIS -- Miss Basketball Whitney Jennings and Butler recruit Tyler Wideman will headline this weekend's Indiana North-South All-Star Classics at Vincennes. The four 12-player teams were announced Tuesday. The girls game starts at 2 p.m. The...

 

Questions a-plenty for K-State this spring

Many schools already have had their spring football games, those glorified scrimmages that are usually just for show. Kansas State is just getting into the meat of its practice schedule. In other words, there is little time to waste. Wildcats coach...

 

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