News archive from 9 September 2013, page 16

Sale of Neiman Marcus for $6 billion is near, reports say

According to multiple online reports Sunday, Neiman Marcus Inc., the luxury retailer that filed for an initial public offering in June, is close to an agreement to sell itself to Ares Management LLC and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $6...

 
Driver dies in West Side Highway accident

Driver dies in West Side Highway accident

A speeding driver was thrown from his car and killed when he slammed into a median on the West Side Highway in Midtown early Sunday morning, police said. The 30-year-old man was driving a blue Nissan Maxima south on the highway around 3 a.m. when he...

 
No students hurt in collision involving CMS bus

No students hurt in collision involving CMS bus

No students were injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle collision involving a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools bus, according to CMS officials. The collision was reported about 8:20 a.m. at The Plaza and Lakedell Drive, in north Charlotte. A spokeswoman...

 
Miami Hurricanes move up to No. 15 in AP poll

Miami Hurricanes move up to No. 15 in AP poll

The Miami Hurricanes jumped 11 spots Sunday to No. 15 in The Associated Press Top 25 rankings after their 21-16 victory over the Florida Gators — the first time they have been ranked by the AP since November 2010. But the only people throwing...

 

Report: Murder charge dropped against former Iredell teacher

STATESVILLE - Prosecutors in Iredell County have dropped a murder charge against a former teacher of the year at a school near Mooresville, according to the Associated Press and WSOC-TV. Dawn Kavanaugh, 42, was arrested Feb. 10 and charged in the...

 
Miami Marlins, Jacob Turner run into early trouble in loss

Miami Marlins, Jacob Turner run into early trouble in loss

Since Jacob Turner picked up his last win on July 10th, all Marlins manager Mike Redmond said he and pitching coach Chuck Hernandez have been hoping to do is get the 22-year old right-hander out of a game on a positive note. It didn't happen Sunday....

 

Today's traffic: Several wrecks in Charlotte

The area's interstate highways are quite slow at 8:35 a.m. Monday due to congestion and earlier collisions. But there are a number of other problems in the Charlotte region. Police have reported a collision involved a school bus and a private vehicle...

 

Neighbors: South Dallas rape suspect was crime watch captain

When police asked to talk to Van Dralan Dixson about a series of rapes in his neighborhood, the crime watch block captain agreed without hesitation. Afterward, he told a South Dallas neighbor that police had taken a DNA sample from him that he...

Dallas News, 09:56 in Crime
 
NYC cop and alleged gun runner made home into a weapons depot, with unsecured pistols and assault rifles around children: officials

NYC cop and alleged gun runner made home into a weapons depot, with unsecured pistols and assault rifles...

City cop and alleged gun runner Rex Maralit turned his New Jersey home into a weapons depot, keeping loaded pistols and assault rifles just paces from where three children played, officials said. Federal agents raiding Maralit’s bungalow-style home in...

 

Reward offered in case of kitten thrown from car

A spokeswoman for the Animal Legal Defense Fund says the organization is offering a reward for information in the case of a kitten that was fatally injured when thrown from a car toward a group of animal rights activists in uptown Charlotte earlier...

 
Canelo Alvarez hopes Floyd Mayweather brings out his best

Canelo Alvarez hopes Floyd Mayweather brings out his best

Throughout his unbeaten, three-decade professional career, Floyd Mayweather Jr., often uses the metaphor of drowning opponents once his fights reach deeper waters. Mayweather successfully has navigated through five weight divisions, but rarely into...

 

Moped driver killed in Shelby

Police are expected to release more information Monday on a two-vehicle wreck late Saturday that left one man dead in Shelby. According to police, the collision was reported shortly after 10:15 p.m. at the intersection of West Dixon Boulevard (U.S....

 

Neighbors: South Dallas rape suspect was crime watch captain

When police asked to talk to Van Dralan Dixson about a series of rapes in his neighborhood, the crime watch block captain agreed without hesitation. Afterward, he told a South Dallas neighbor that police had taken a DNA sample from him that he...

Dallas News, 09:56 in Crime
 
Queens public schools offer some unique programs this fall

Queens public schools offer some unique programs this fall

It’s reading, writing. . . raising oysters? Some of the most unique new offerings in Queens schools this fall include a miniature horse breeding program, an oyster-raising project and a school requiring all English-speaking students to learn...

 
Loss doesn’t deter Florida Gators' title hopes

Loss doesn’t deter Florida Gators' title hopes

GAINESVILLE -- Then-No. 12 Florida’s harrowing 21-16 loss to then unranked in-state rival Miami on Saturday was a much-needed statement win for the Hurricanes, but it also didn’t ruin UF’s season. The Gators’...

 

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