News archive from 9 September 2013, page 1

Clio uses tires, state grant to repave streets

CLIO, MICH. - A small Michigan city repaved a dozen streets last week with recycled tires and funding from a state environmental grant. Money for the repaving in Clio came from grants from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's Scrap Tire...

 
Univision CEO sees profits in English-language news

Univision CEO sees profits in English-language news

Randy Falco spent his career in television and media, and he thinks he and his staff have cracked the code for selling news to the next generation. The CEO of Univision already presides over the dominant network for Spanish-language television. It...

 

Fairview town council to appoint new member

FAIRVIEW - The town of Fairview has held a vacant council seat for nearly two months and by municipal law, they have six months to appoint a new council member or the state of Alabama will appoint someone for them. Mayor Dale Seals said former member...

 
Food assistance on the chopping block even as more families than ever rely on the help

Food assistance on the chopping block even as more families than ever rely on the help

slideshow Cheryl Freeman receives about $2.17 per meal in food assistance for her two-person household. The Ballplay resident has medical conditions that make it hard to keep a job, she said. She’s not working now and has applied for disability...

 
PRISONS IN PERIL (Part 1 of 3): Hard time -- Alabama prisons at risk for federal takeover

PRISONS IN PERIL (Part 1 of 3): Hard time -- Alabama prisons at risk for federal takeover

Most officials believe Alabama prisons are the most overcrowded, underfunded and understaffed in the nation.Reports of abuse at four prisons have emerged in recent months. Former employees have been convicted on charges involving an inmate who was...

 
Neighbors fuming after Simon Cowell moves baby mama Lauren Silverman into plush Park Avenue apartment

Neighbors fuming after Simon Cowell moves baby mama Lauren Silverman into plush Park Avenue apartment

Simon Cowell has moved his baby mama, Lauren Silverman, into a plush new apartment on the upper East Side — but fellow residents are fuming that she’s living there and don’t want the constant press attention. Some have already whined to building...

 

2 hurt in separate shootings

Two people were shot in separate, unrelated incidents on Sunday. The first shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. at the Walden Courts Apartments, near where North Tryon Street meets East W.T. Harris Boulevard. The victim had nonlife-threatening injuries....

 

Two teens killed when BMW goes airborne and lands upside down on another car

Police said two teens were killed when their car hit a tree and went airborne in Sterling Heights late Saturday night. A 19-year-old man from Shelby Township was driving a BMW north on Schoenherr Road, near 19 Mile Road, when he lost control, police...

 
Pirates drop further below Cardinals with 9-2 loss in St. Louis

Pirates drop further below Cardinals with 9-2 loss in St. Louis

By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ST. LOUIS - During a Pirates pitching change in the fifth inning, in the middle of a St. Louis Cardinals rally, the entertainment crew at Busch Stadium blared Cheap Trick's "Surrender." It was an...

 
BroadSpan Capital is expanding its investment banking business, specializing in Latin America and the Caribbean.

BroadSpan Capital is expanding its investment banking business, specializing in Latin America and the...

Company: BroadSpan Capital LLC Location: Headquarters: 1450 Brickell Ave., Suite 2620, Miami; offices in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo, Brazil. Service: Investment banking. BroadSpan is an independent investment banking firm specializing in Latin...

 

George Smith: In an old file cabinet, some 'stuff'

Sometimes the memories from the forgots have aged, without notice, into the back drawer of the memory until, on a lazy day, you open an old filing cabinet and begin going through your... Stuff . . . In the bottom drawer is an old folder of...

 

Cullman woman: Drug court saved my life

After abusing methamphetamine for 25 years, Cullman native Patricia Weaver said without the assistance and support of Cullman County drug court, she would still be carrying the burden of her addiction instead of being free from it for nine months....

 
Lea Michele spotted in New York City wearing ‘Cory’ tribute necklace, a brave smile

Lea Michele spotted in New York City wearing ‘Cory’ tribute necklace, a brave smile

After Lea Michele’s heartfelt acceptance speech at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards in August, the actress is slowly starting to resurface since boyfriend Cory Monteith’s death. The “Glee” star was spotted in New York City Saturday wearing not only the...

 

Sounding Off: What do you think of new HOA law?

RAISE YOUR VOICE: Share your own opinion online at dallasnews.com/sendletters. Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. A new state law prohibits...

 

Steelers players Pouncey, Foote out for the season

By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The bad news from a 16-9 season-opening loss to the Tennessee Titans at home got worse for the Steelers today. Both center Maurkice Pouncey and linebacker Larry Foote left the game with season-ending injuries....

 

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