News archive from 10 September 2012, page 15

Balcony collapses, injuring UNCC student

A deck at a University City apartment collapsed early Sunday, sending several UNC-Charlotte students plummetting 12 feet and injuring one. The injured student hurt his ankle, but is expected to be OK, said the owner, Joe Price, who has owned the...

 

Sox brace for big 4-game series against Tigers

It is the last head-to-head battle of the season for the two heavyweights in the American League Central Division, a sort of September super showdown. The White Sox hold a two-game lead over the Tigers after both lost Sunday, but that can change very...

 

ASU soccer upsets No. 10 Pepperdine

Arizona State forward Devin Marshall, playing for the first time in three games, blew past Pepperdine defender Ana Pontes in the first half Sunday only to miss wide on a shot. "That's all I was thinking about the whole game," Marshall said....

AZCentral, 22:13 in Sport
 
Hometown Hero driver Rodney Plummer goes above and beyond on the crosstown bus when rider has a stroke

Hometown Hero driver Rodney Plummer goes above and beyond on the crosstown bus when rider has a stroke

A RIDE ON the M79 might have been the last for a Manhattan woman if not for the actions of driver Rodney Plummer. Plummer noticed that a fashionably dressed 79-year-old woman sitting on the bus at 79th and Madison was acting abnormally and was slumped...

 

Forget-me-not

The past few weeks have been rife with teachable moments, morsels. And a few screechable ones as well. Here's what I'm filing under "Lessons Learned": L If you're going to indulge in a drinking game during a political convention (i.e., take...

 
Red-hot McIlroy claims BMW Championship

Red-hot McIlroy claims BMW Championship

CARMEL, Ind. -- World No. 1 Rory McIlroy cruised to his third win in four events with a two-shot victory at the BMW Championship on Sunday that locked in the 30-man Tour Championship field. With a leaderboard featuring six major winners and four...

 
Angels pitchers withstand challenge to beat Tigers, 3-2

Angels pitchers withstand challenge to beat Tigers, 3-2

Angels closer Ernesto Frieri stood on the mound on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Anaheim, conflicting thoughts ready to strike. Charged with maintaining the momentum of the Angels' hot streak as they pursue an American League wild-card spot, Frieri...

 

Here are some commemorations scheduled for Tuesday to remember 9/11

South Florida will join the rest of the country on Tuesday in mourning the many lives that were lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Events are scheduled in Miami-Dade and Broward counties to commemorate those who died. Here is a list of some...

 

Dominant defense, tough running give North Texas first home opening win since 2006

DENTON — North Texas needed a bit of a break after opening the season with a tough trip to LSU, where the Mean Green lost its opener and took a physical pounding against one of the nation’s elite teams. A game against Texas Southern turned out to fit...

Dallas News, 22:14 in Sport
 
Power failre plunges most of Havana into darkness with little explanation

Power failre plunges most of Havana into darkness with little explanation

Power failed in Cuba's capital Sunday night, plunging most of the city and some of its suburbs into darkness. There was no immediate word on what caused the blackout, which hit a little after 8 p.m. in the middle of the nightly news on state...

 
UCLA cracks the rankings, but Jim Mora downplays it

UCLA cracks the rankings, but Jim Mora downplays it

It's the encore that matters. The Bruins are portrayed as announcing a return to the college football hierarchy by beating No. 16 Nebraska, 36-30, Saturday. The polls responded. The Bruins are ranked 22nd by the Associated Press and 23rd in the...

 

Commissioner's aide accused of trading favors for absentee ballots

Anamary Pedrosa doled out constituent services to Hialeah's ballot brokers from county Commissioner Esteban Bovo's district office for months. Then, when the Aug. 14 elections approached, they say she asked them for a favor of her own: to collect...

 

‘Numb' N.C. tribe mourns UNC student's slaying

HOLLISTER A Native American community grieved on Sunday over the death of one of its brightest, recalling the joy of UNC Chapel Hill student Faith Hedgepeth in church sanctuaries, living rooms and at a solemn vigil held at dusk on the sacred grounds...

 

Panthers-Bucs: Report card

C Quarterback: When Cam Newton throws interceptions, the Panthers lose. That was the case this past year during Newton's record-breaking rookie season, and it was the case again Sunday. Newton's interceptions on consecutive third-quarter possessions...

 

Zimmerman defense strategy: attack Trayvon's character

George Zimmerman's defense lawyers will subpoena Facebook, Twitter and Miami-Dade schools in a widespread pursuit of clues to suggest that Trayvon Martin could have thrown the first punch on the night he was killed, a sign that attorneys are going...

 

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