News archive from 11 April 2012

Jimmy Howard faces pressure to outperform Pekka Rinne

Detroit- Pekka Rinne's bigger. And, just about everyone in the NHL would tell you he's better, too.But if the Red Wings are going to knock off the Predators in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, Jimmy Howard is going to have to be the best -...

 

DC probes activist's effort to vote as Eric Holder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia Board of Elections opened an investigation Tuesday after an undercover video posted online showed an activist against voter fraud going into a Washington polling station and beginning the process to vote...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 
Ship leaving NYC to visit Titanic graves in Canada

Ship leaving NYC to visit Titanic graves in Canada

NEW YORK (AP) — Dressed in fur coats and wide-brimmed hats, passengers strolled Tuesday up the gangway of a memorial ship that is headed from New York to Canada to visit the spot where the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.The ship was...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

Obama campaign: Romney can't 'buy the presidency'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's campaign manager says Republican Mitt Romney has been able to grind down his opponents for the GOP presidential nomination but won't be able to "buy the presidency."Campaign leader Jim Messina...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

Hearing loss support group to meet Thursday

The Montgomery Area Hearing Loss Group will hear from Dr. Jane Laseter, licensed audiologist for more than 30 years, at its monthly meeting, which is at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12.Laseter will show a short film and answer questions from the group. Last...

 

Obama campaign: Romney can't 'buy the presidency'

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign manager says Republican Mitt Romney has been able to grind down his opponents for the GOP presidential nomination but won't be able to "buy the presidency." Campaign leader Jim Messina issued a...

 
Valley lawmaker Gatto dies after cancer fight

Valley lawmaker Gatto dies after cancer fight

JUNEAU -- It has been announced on the House floor that Rep. Carl Gatto has died. He was 74. Click to enlarge Carl Gatto A visibly shaken Rep. Bill Stoltze made the announcement. Gatto, a Palmer Republican and chairman of the House Judiciary...

 

Ship leaving NYC to visit Titanic graves in Canada

NEW YORK - Dressed in fur coats and wide-brimmed hats, passengers strolled Tuesday up the gangway of a memorial ship that is headed from New York to Canada to visit the spot where the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The ship was...

 
Maple Leafs apologize after another lost season

Maple Leafs apologize after another lost season

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs are apologizing after yet another lost season. A letter posted on the team's website asks fans for forgiveness following a seventh straight season in which Toronto failed to make the playoffs. The letter Monday was...

 
Rep. Joseph Crowley unveils effort to lure foreign tourists to Queens

Rep. Joseph Crowley unveils effort to lure foreign tourists to Queens

Travel procedures to the United States would be streamlined from three South American countries to boost tourism in Queens under a proposal by a local lawmaker. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Queens, Bronx) unveiled a proposal Tuesday to expand the Department...

 

Obama campaign uses Santorum exit to attack Romney

The Obama campaign has long treated Mitt Romney as the likely Republican foe. Rick Santorum's decision to end his presidential bid means that it's all but official, and the news quickly became fodder for another attack. In a statement, Obama campaign...

 

White House drug czar, nation's leaders in Orlando for Rx-drug abuse summit

Hundreds of representatives from the public and private sector are in Orlando for an inaugural prescription drug abuse summit, which included keynote presentations Tuesday from the White House drug czar and a top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration...

 
Police arrest 54-year-old man in relation to two University Drive burglaries

Police arrest 54-year-old man in relation to two University Drive burglaries

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Police arrested 54-year-old Stanley Warren Parker of Huntsville Monday for the burglaries of Avis Car Rental and Bill Penney Mitsubishi, both on University Drive. Parker was charged with two counts of burglary in the second...

 
New northbound limited access lanes on Memorial Parkway open for afternoon commute

New northbound limited access lanes on Memorial Parkway open for afternoon commute

View full size HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The northbound lanes on the new limited access portion of Memorial Parkway from north of Sparkman Drive to south of Mastin Lake Road opened this afternoon. The southbound lanes are expected to open Wednesday....

 
Man sentenced to four years in prison for impersonating U.S. Marshal in Huntsville

Man sentenced to four years in prison for impersonating U.S. Marshal in Huntsville

(Birmingham News files)BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- An Indianapolis man was sentenced this afternoon to four years in a federal prison on firearms charges and impersonating a U.S. Marshal in the Huntsville area last year. Virgil Jermaine Coleman, 31, was...

 

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