News archive from 10 April 2013

'Breaking Bad' spinoff? AMC reportedly considering a Saul Goodman show

"Breaking Bad" is ending this summer, but according to one report there has been discussion of extending the AMC show's world with a spinoff. According to Deadline, "Breaking Bad" producer Sony TV and AMC have talked about the idea...

 

Elmhurst mulls sewer rate increase

Elmhurst's proposed sewer rate increase was cut in half this week, after second thoughts and a second look by Elmhurst finance committee members - a move that will cost the average household $33 a year, instead of the $66 first proposed. Finance,...

 

US military company gets contract in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A leading U.S. military contractor announced Tuesday that it won a contract for up to $48.6 million that will help support a U.S. contingent to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti. The Falls Church, Virginia-based...

 

US military company gets contract in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti A leading U.S. military contractor announced Tuesday that it won a contract for up to $48.6 million that will help support a U.S. contingent to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti. The Falls Church, Virginia-based...

 

Stenhouse Jr. adjusting to NASCAR's premier series

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is trying to find his way on the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, and he can't even ask his fellow rookie and girlfriend Danica Patrick for a whole lot of advice. The two drivers are on different teams, so technical...

 
'Gang of Eight' will have immigration reform deal in place by week's end: report

'Gang of Eight' will have immigration reform deal in place by week's end: report

The group of senators tasked with outlining an immigration reform bill will have a deal in place by the end of the week, political aides told Politico Tuesday. The “Gang of Eight” could release its proposal as soon as Thursday, the aides said, but the...

 
Body of EMU student Julia Niswender was found in unnatural position in bathtub

Body of EMU student Julia Niswender was found in unnatural position in bathtub

A 23-year-old Eastern Michigan University student, whose December death was ruled a homicide, was in found in her bathtub in an unnatural position, police said this week. The body of Julia Niswender was found on Dec. 11 at her apartment across the...

 

Site of Watson's decisive shot a big draw at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Bubba Watson and his wife, Angie, were playing a casual round at Augusta National on Sunday when he spotted some people in the pine needles to the right of the 10th fairway. "I yelled at them, 'No, that's not the spot,' "...

 

McIlroy back in comfort zone entering Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rory McIlroy's approach to the eighth green Tuesday featured an iron and a profuse apology. He trudged up the incline to find Lucas Glover standing by the left fringe, very nearly blarney-stoned by McIlroy's foray into the par-5 hole,...

 
Liberals balk at Obama budget outside White House

Liberals balk at Obama budget outside White House

WASHINGTON Liberal lawmakers from Congress and a coalition of like-minded groups rallied outside the White House on Tuesday, voicing frustration at the Democratic president they say has let them down by proposing cuts to Medicare and Social Security....

 

Teacher pay raise moves forward in Alabama Legislature

MONTGOMERY — A 2 percent pay raise for Alabama's teachers moved a step forward Tuesday, with a crucial House committee voting to send the raise to the full House for a vote as early as Wednesday. Members of the House Ways and Means Education Committee...

 

Two local teachers among finalists for state award

Two Calhoun County teachers have reached the sweet 16. Alabama Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice announced today the finalists for Alabama’s 2013-14 Teacher of the Year. The final 16 candidates representing elementary and secondary education...

 

Car crash injures three teenagers

Three teenage girls were recovering this afternoon from injuries after a two-car crash Saturday on U.S. 431. The wreck happened at 6:50 p.m. near mile marker 236, according to a dispatcher at the Alabama State Trooper post in Jacksonville. The...

 

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. tries to get moving in Sprint Cup series

Columbia, S.C. - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is trying to find his way on the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, and he can't even ask his fellow rookie and girlfriend Danica Patrick for a whole lot of advice.The two drivers are on different teams, so technical...

 
Prattville LaQuinta Inn robbery

Prattville LaQuinta Inn robbery

The Prattville Police Department has requested the public's assistance in identifying the following individual: On Monday, April 1, 2013 at approximately 5:30 a.m. LaQuinta Inn located at 261 Interstate Commercial Park Loop, Prattville AL. was...

 

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