News archive from 9 October 2013

Kris and Bruce Jenner confirm they've split up

Kris and Bruce Jenner confirm they've split up

NEW YORK -- Kris and Bruce Jenner have confirmed they separated a year ago, after 22 years together. In an interview with US magazine hitting newsstands Friday, Kris Jenner says there's no animosity between them. She says they're committed to their...

 

Prosecutors drop domestic case against Lawson

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The domestic violence case against Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been dropped. Lisa Pinto, a spokeswoman for 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, said Tuesday that, "based on our continued investigation and...

 
Irish enter unfamiliar ACC with familiar goals

Irish enter unfamiliar ACC with familiar goals

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame guard Kayla McBride says the Fighting Irish head into the season with the same goals as usual: a conference title and a national championship. McBride and the other Notre Dame seniors are out to become the first group of...

 
Man bitten by rattlesnake in Broward County while helping turtle cross I-75

Man bitten by rattlesnake in Broward County while helping turtle cross I-75

A man who helped a stranded turtle cross Interstate 75 on Tuesday was bitten by a rattlesnake. The bite happened sometime before 1:20 p.m. on I-75 near Interstate 595, said Michelle Fayed, spokeswoman for Miami Dade Fire Rescue. The man was bitten by...

 
Donation re-opens Head Start program through October

Donation re-opens Head Start program through October

slideshow Last week, 770 children were locked out of local Head Start classrooms, but a $10 million donation will reopen the classes Wednesday and keep them open through October. Those children, and the 267 workers at Cheaha Regional Head Start who...

 
Drug rehab group to move into 10th Street building

Drug rehab group to move into 10th Street building

slideshow The Calhoun County Commission last week sold the building that housed the county’s substance abuse program for six years, but operations at the facility will largely remain the same, said one official. Tri-County Outreach, a drug...

 
Miami Heat's Rashard Lewis focused on filling key role

Miami Heat's Rashard Lewis focused on filling key role

Rashard Lewis' first dunk of the preseason happened a week before the team left for the Bahamas and sent Heat assistant coach David Fizdale running around the team's practice court screaming like a madman. Playing from the top of the elbow in a...

 
Michigan National Guard technicians, others called back from furlough

Michigan National Guard technicians, others called back from furlough

LANSING - Hundreds of Michigan National Guard members and civilian employees affected by the partial shutdown of the federal government have reported back to work. More than 900 National Guard technicians returned to their jobs Tuesday after being...

 

Charlotte 49ers, Conference USA are reunited

IRVING, Texas The Charlotte 49ers and Conference USA: together again. If that marriage has a familiar ring, it's because the 49ers spent 10 seasons in C-USA before departing for the Atlantic 10 in 2006. But the C-USA the 49ers return to this year...

 

Alternative charter school closes Homestead, Miami Gardens campuses

A Miami-Dade charter school that for years gave hundreds of young adults a second chance at a high school diploma suddenly closed operations last week, citing “contractual issues” with the school's federally funded vocational...

 

Florida led the nation in foreclosures completed in August

Even as Florida's housing market is showing solid recovery with impressive gains in prices and sales volume, the state led the nation in foreclosures completed in the year ended in August; no other state was even close, according to CoreLogic. Of the...

 
Police arrest 8 House members at immigration rally

Police arrest 8 House members at immigration rally

WASHINGTON -- At least eight Democratic members of the House are among about 200 people arrested after blocking a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled immigration reform bill....

 

Tuesday's Sports Transactions

LOA ANGELES ANGELS — Announced RHP Robert Coello, LHP Brandon Sisk and LHP Andrew Taylor have cleared waivers and were sent outright to Salt Lake (PCL). SEATTLE MARINERS — Claimed OF Travis Witherspoon off waivers from the Los...

 
Ed Orgeron welcomes his time in USC spotlight

Ed Orgeron welcomes his time in USC spotlight

LOS ANGELES -- The Cajun Trojan had a comfortable niche at Southern California. Ed Orgeron was Lane Kiffin's top recruiter and defensive line coach, excelling in both areas. He fired up the Trojans at practice and led them down the Coliseum tunnel on...

 

Super Bowl organizers making hard push for Indy

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis is going all out to get the 2018 Super Bowl. Shortly after NFL owners announced Tuesday that Indy, Minneapolis and New Orleans are the finalists for the league's marquee game, two members from Indy's bid committee told...

 

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