News archive from 10 September 2015

Cop interrupts church service for custody call

Cop interrupts church service for custody call

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A video shot from inside Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church showing a Pensacola police officer executing a custody court order went viral Sunday, getting more than 1,900 shares and more than 80,000 views on Facebook and...

 

Winter Park city attorney switches law firms

Winter Park city attorney Larry Usher Brown has switched law firms, leaving the firm that bore his name and taking four other attorneys with him. Fort Lauderdale-based Greenspoon Marder, which is known partly for its work in the timeshare industry,...

 
AMC picks up series based on 'Preacher' comic

AMC picks up series based on 'Preacher' comic

AMC is going back to the familiar territory of comic books in picking up "twisted and popular" '90s franchise Preacher as a series. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will produce the 10-episode season, which is based on the comic created by Garth...

 
Health officials ready if king cobra bites

Health officials ready if king cobra bites

As many as 8,000 people in the United States are bitten by snakes each year, and only about five of them die. "It'll be a terrible coincidence if someone gets bitten by a king cobra, but it's certainly less anxiety-provoking than the tropical...

 
Baig: 3D Touch on the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus may take getting used to.

Baig: 3D Touch on the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus may take getting used to.

NEW YORK — This is just a prediction, but I imagine some of you will experience a bit of a learning curve, and might get frustrated, trying to get used the 3D Touch technology built into the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. It took me a little while, for...

 
Health officials ready if king cobra bites

Health officials ready if king cobra bites

As many as 8,000 people in the United States are bitten by snakes each year, and only about five of them die. "It'll be a terrible coincidence if someone gets bitten by a king cobra, but it's certainly less anxiety-provoking than the tropical...

 
Star of HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' robbed in Detroit

Star of HGTV's 'Rehab Addict' robbed in Detroit

FullscreenThe Ransom Gillis mansion in Detroit's Brush Park district is being renovated by Nicole Curtis of the HGTV show Rehab Addict on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Diane Weiss, Detroit Free PressFullscreenA view from the recently opened turret on...

 
It's Arnold Palmer's birthday: 86 reasons to celebrate the King

It's Arnold Palmer's birthday: 86 reasons to celebrate the King

The King was born 86 years ago Thursday. There's no record what Arnold Palmer weighed at birth, but there is no doubt he became one of America's true heavyweight sports figures. To paraphrase Rudyard Kipling, Palmer truly walked (and golfed) with...

 
It's Arnold Palmer's birthday: 86 reasons to celebrate the King

It's Arnold Palmer's birthday: 86 reasons to celebrate the King

The King was born 86 years ago Thursday. There's no record what Arnold Palmer weighed at birth, but there is no doubt he became one of America's true heavyweight sports figures. To paraphrase Rudyard Kipling, Palmer truly walked (and golfed) with...

 
Ex-tennis pro James Blake wrongly arrested, says force used

Ex-tennis pro James Blake wrongly arrested, says force used

Internal affairs detectives are investigating claims by former tennis professional James Blake that he was thrown to the ground and then handcuffed while mistakenly being arrested Wednesday at a Manhattan hotel, police said. Blake, 35, who is...

 
The key questions entering NFL season ... and a Super Bowl prediction

The key questions entering NFL season ... and a Super Bowl prediction

So you're ready for some football? Just think how NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell feels. For the second consecutive season, the league is kicking off the year under an ominous cloud. A year ago it was Ray Rice and domestic violence that dominated the...

 
Tacos, unicorns and a middle finger: New emoji to be released

Tacos, unicorns and a middle finger: New emoji to be released

Tacos! Unicorns! The middle finger! As Apple news dominates the tech world Wednesday, exciting innovations are coming from the Unicode Consortium: new emojis. The release of iOS 9.1, which just became available for developers in beta mode, features an...

 
Don't count out Rory McIlroy to challenge Top 5 in FedExCup Playoffs

Don't count out Rory McIlroy to challenge Top 5 in FedExCup Playoffs

Who's the favorite to win the FedExCup Playoffs? At the halfway point of the postseason, one's guess is as good as another. The logical answer would be to point to the top 5 in the standings with just two playoff events to go. After all, if you reach...

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Week 1 fantasy football tips

Week 1 fantasy football tips

A few additional fantasy nuggets to help owners set their Week 1 lineups, including injuries, sit/start matchup, a fantasy tip and the stat of the week. Injury report RB LeSean McCoy, Bills (probable) Practiced fully on Wednesday and seems to be over...

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Fantasy studs, duds: Expect Matt Ryan to come out with guns blazing

Fantasy studs, duds: Expect Matt Ryan to come out with guns blazing

Week 1 is always full of surprises, so fantasy football owners can expect some of their big names to falter, and some unknowns to exceed expectations. STUDS QB Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons: Ryan’s season-long value has often been exaggerated, but not in...

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