News archive from 9 September 2013, page 5

Labor of Love: Local events to honor Williams, remember other victims of 9/11

Labor of Love: Local events to honor Williams, remember other victims of 9/11

slideshow JACKSONVILLE – Pearl Williams is no longer burdened by depression over her son’s death in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, but each year at this time she begins to relive the loss and the events that surrounded it. Williams son, Maj. Dwayne...

 
EuroBasket: Jonas Jerebko, Sweden stun Russia; Luigi Datome, Italy rout Finland

EuroBasket: Jonas Jerebko, Sweden stun Russia; Luigi Datome, Italy rout Finland

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - Sweden upset Russia 81-62 for its first win at the European basketball championship on Saturday. Russia, the Olympic bronze medalist last year and third-place finisher at the Euros two years ago, looks unlikely to make the second...

 
Josh Brolin, Tom Welling come to Ben Affleck's defense amid Batman casting griping

Josh Brolin, Tom Welling come to Ben Affleck's defense amid Batman casting griping

A dynamic duo of former super heroes has come to the rescue of the beleaguered new Batman. Actors Josh Brolin and “Smallville” alum Tom Welling publicly defended the controversial casting of Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in the sequel to “Man of...

 

Police Reports: Garland, Mesquite

The police blotter summarizes selected crimes reported in Garland/Mesquite. It is organized by street and block where the incident occurred and according to its reported time. GARLAND West Kingsley Road, 1300 block, 12:33 a.m. Aug. 12: Aggravated...

 

Police: Pilot camera program could help officers, community

Malcolm Xavier Springs shot one man during a drug deal that soured, then put a bullet in the leg of an officer pursuing him in west Charlotte on a winter night in 2011. But lingering questions from that night didn't focus on Springs' actions. The...

 

Obituary: Vijay Nair / Visited from India to study steel industry

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Vijay Nair, an Indian writer and playwright who spent eight months in Pittsburgh in 2012-13 working on a book about the steel industry, has died in his hometown of Bangalore, India. Henry Reese, co-founder of the City of Asylum...

 

Jacobs to buy Sinclair Knight for $1.2 billion

PASADENA, Calif. -- To expand its reach, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is buying Australian consulting and engineering firm Sinclair Knight Merz for about 1.3 billion Australian dollars ($1.2 billion). Jacobs CEO Craig Martin said in a statement...

 
Toxic paradox: America still has one of the world's biggest chemical weapons stockpiles. Why?

Toxic paradox: America still has one of the world's biggest chemical weapons stockpiles. Why?

slideshow MONTGOMERY — This time next week, the United States could be at war with Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons. But for Mike Abrams and his colleagues, the battle against nerve gas is already over. Two years ago this month, workers...

 
Report card: Rating Michigan's performance in win over Notre Dame

Report card: Rating Michigan's performance in win over Notre Dame

Mark Snyder rates the Wolverines on a scale of 1 to 10. Offense: 8 Notre Dame was supposed to come in with this dominant defense, the same crew (minus one notable linebacker) that carried them to the national championship game. But U-M put up 460...

 

Sounding Off: Are new state limits on HOA bylaws fair?

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. How do you feel about the new...

 
Despite his well-documented outbursts, Alec Baldwin is a good choice for talk-show host on MSNBC

Despite his well-documented outbursts, Alec Baldwin is a good choice for talk-show host on MSNBC

He’ll be the most hotheaded late-night talk-show host in the business, but don’t expect Alec Baldwin to blow his top on TV. Baldwin is the perfect fit for left-leaning MSNBC, which has finally sealed a deal with the “30 Rock” star. He’ll host “Up Late...

 

The Color of Money: Long term, who will care?

By Michelle Singletary DALLAS -- I attended Bishop T. D. Jakes' MegaFest conference over the Labor Day holiday weekend in which I participated on a panel about faith, family and finances. During the discussion, a woman asked a question that so many...

 

The Times' Morning Update for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

CULLMAN - Good morning, readers, this is what's happening in your county today: Weather: Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind. Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms...

 

Development plans outlined for old Utah mill site

OREM, Utah -- Developers have announced detailed plans for a 1,700-acre master-planned community at the site of the old Geneva Steel Mill in Utah County that is projected to have 26,000 residents. Anderson Development officials said Friday that the...

 
Report card: Rating Michigan State's performance in win over South Florida

Report card: Rating Michigan State's performance in win over South Florida

Joe Rexrode rates the Spartans on a scale of 1 to 10 Offense: 1 In the first half, let's give it a negative-10. MSU ran it some but was horrific in the passing game with 34 yards and a few near picks. The 171 yards rushing keep this from a zero, but...

 

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