News archive from 10 April 2012

U-M's Hoke 12th, MSU's Dantonio 13th in Athlon's coach rankings

Michigan's Brady Hoke is ranked the No. 12 coach in college football by Athlon Sports and MSU's Mark Dantonio is right behind at No. 13.The top three are: 1. Alabama's Nick Saban 2. Ohio State's Urban Meyer 3. Oklahoma's Bob Stoops Athlon says these...

 

W. Mass. man denies role in bank robbery, getaway

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.-A 32-year-old western Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to unarmed robbery and receiving a stolen car in connection with a Longmeadow bank robbery. Douglas Morse was arraigned Monday in Springfield District Court and held on...

 

Correction: Presidential Campaign-Fact Check story

WASHINGTON -- In an April 4 story checking the facts in presidential campaign speeches, The Associated Press said GOP candidate Mitt Romney was incorrect when he criticized President Barack Obama for "apologizing for America abroad." The...

 
Judge nixes accused NYC madam's latest bail bid

Judge nixes accused NYC madam's latest bail bid

NEW YORK (AP) — The accused madam of a multimillion-dollar Manhattan prostitution ring has lost a new bid to get out of jail.On Monday, a judge denied Anna Gristina's latest request to get her $2 million bond lowered. He said another judge had acted...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

US Sen. John Kerry welcomes new grandson

BOSTON-U.S. Sen. John Kerry is welcoming a new grandson into the family. Kerry's daughter Vanessa gave birth to Alexander Kerry Nahed on Easter Sunday at about 8:35 p.m. The newborn weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces. Vanessa Kerry is married to Brian...

 
Best Buy Coupon: $2 or $3 off New All-American Rejects CDs

Best Buy Coupon: $2 or $3 off New All-American Rejects CDs

Best Buy released a coupon for the All American Rejects CD -- Purchase The All-American Rejects CD "Kids in the Street" for $7.99 standard edition or $13.99 deluxe edition with this coupon in-store through 04/14/12. - with The All-American...

 
Homewood police choose 'Justice' for name of new police dog

Homewood police choose 'Justice' for name of new police dog

HOMEWOOD, Alabama -- One of the Homewood Police Department's two new police dogs has a name. "Justice" is the name police officers selected for one of the canines. The name was recommended by Ahlam Saleh, a fifth-grader at Hall Kent...

 

Airports boss supports international flights at Hobby

Houston's airports chief announced his support Monday for a proposal by Southwest Airlines to open Hobby Airport for international commercial flights, bringing Houston one critical step closer to becoming only the second city in America to have two...

Chron, 17:06 in Regional
 
Trey Burke will return for sophomore season at Michigan

Trey Burke will return for sophomore season at Michigan

After a roller-coaster three weeks, point guard Trey Burke has decided to stay at Michigan for his sophomore season, U-M announced today. "Over the past few weeks, I have spent a lot of time thinking and praying about my future -- not just about...

 

Season series to Caps

Jan. 24 at Washington: Capitals 5, Bruins [team stats] 3 Key stats: Mathieu Perrault three goals for the Capitals; Rich Peverley, Tyler Seguin one goal each for the Bruins. + Return to full article + Post a comment Comments (1) Sort: Oldest to...

 
‘The Unchosen Ones,’ a proposed reality TV series, focuses on former Hasidic Jews

‘The Unchosen Ones,’ a proposed reality TV series, focuses on former Hasidic Jews

One of 12 children of a prominent rabbi in the Hasidic community of Boro Park, Luzer Twersky suspected there was more to life than studying the Torah as a youth. Even after settling into an arranged marriage, he found himself visiting the decidedly...

 
Angelina Jolie to star as witch in movie, ‘Maleficent’, new take on ‘Sleeping Beauty’ tale 

Angelina Jolie to star as witch in movie, ‘Maleficent’, new take on ‘Sleeping Beauty’ tale 

LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie is turning wicked as one of Disney’s most-famous villains in “Maleficent,” a live-action twist on “Sleeping Beauty” that’s set for release just under two years from now. Walt Disney Studios announced Monday that...

 

How the major US stock indexes fared on Monday

It's the worst four-day losing streak of the year for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500. The Dow closed below 13,000 on Monday for the first time since March 12.The Dow finished down 130.55 points at 12,929.59.The...

Chron, 17:10 in Business
 

13 hospitalized in Jacksonville bus crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Officials say 13 people were hospitalized following a Jacksonville commuter bus crash. Fire officials say the JTA bus crashed into an SUV Monday morning. The Florida Time-Union ( http://bit.ly/HuyNQ7) reports that none of the...

 

South Korea says North preparing for nuclear test

SEOUL, South Korea - Recent satellite images show North Korea is digging a new underground tunnel in what appears to be preparation for a third nuclear test, according to South Korean intelligence officials. The excavation at North Korea's northeast...

 

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