News archive from 11 June 2012

Auburn football players among 6 shot, 3 killed at party

A manhunt is underway for the suspect police say shot and killed three young men and injured three more at a Saturday night party near Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. Former Auburn football players and current students Edward Christian and Ladarious...

 

Whitey Bulger: 10 years in prison sought for mobster's girlfriend

The longtime girlfriend of Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger should spend a decade in federal prison because she knowingly protected one of the Northeast's most violent fugitives for more than 16 years, prosecutors said. In a sentencing memo filed in U.S....

 

Atlanta megachurch leader punched and choked daughter, police say

Atlanta megachurch leader Creflo Dollar choked and punched his 15-year-old daughter, then spanked her with a shoe, during an argument over whether she could go to a party, according to a police report. Dollar told deputies he tried to restrain his...

 

Colorado fire burns 14,000 acres in one day, forces evacuations

It started as a two-acre fire in the rugged High Park, Colo., area early Saturday morning. But in just one day, winds fanned it into a 14,000-acre blaze that has damaged or destroyed 18 buildings and forced residents to evacuate. "This is the...

 

Auto communities recovery head leaving to take White House post

Washington- The Obama administration's point person to help struggling auto communities rebound is leaving his position to take a new job at the White House.Jay Williams was named director of the Labor Department's Office of Recovery for Auto...

 

Croatia beats Ireland 3-1 at Euro 2012

POZNAN, Poland - Mario Mandzukic scored two goals Sunday to help Croatia beat Ireland 3-1 in Group C of the European Championship. Croatia took the lead in the third minute when Mandzukic looped a header past a diving Shay Given, but Ireland tied it...

 
Croatia beats Ireland 3-1 at Euro 2012

Croatia beats Ireland 3-1 at Euro 2012

POZNAN, Poland -- Mario Mandzukic scored two goals Sunday to help Croatia beat Ireland 3-1 in Group C of the European Championship. Croatia took the lead in the third minute when Mandzukic looped a header past a diving Shay Given, but Ireland tied it...

 

Actor Donald Sutherland honored in France

PARIS -- Actor Donald Sutherland has been awarded the honor Commander of the Arts in France for his contribution to cinema. Sutherland was decorated on Saturday evening at a ceremony in Paris by former French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand, who...

AZCentral, 17:09 in Showbiz
 

Innovative blues, jazz guitarist Pete Cosey dies

CHICAGO -- Pete Cosey, an innovative guitarist who brought his distinctive distorted sound to recordings with Miles Davis, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, has died, his daughter said. He was 68. Cosey died May 30 of complications from surgery at...

AZCentral, 17:10 in Showbiz
 
Orioles beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings

Orioles beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings

BALTIMORE -- Matt Wieters doubled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th, and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 Sunday to extend their run of successive extra-inning victories to nine. Steve Tolleson hit a...

 

Guyana man arrest suspect in soccer game shooting

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Police in Guyana have arrested a man who allegedly fired gunshots into a crowd at a soccer game, seriously wounding three people. A Sunday police statement says a suspect has been detained and is being questioned. Authorities say...

 
Croatia beats Ireland 3-1 at Euro 2012

Croatia beats Ireland 3-1 at Euro 2012

POZNAN, Poland Mario Mandzukic scored two goals Sunday to help Croatia beat Ireland 3-1 in Group C of the European Championship. Croatia took the lead in the third minute when Mandzukic looped a header past a diving Shay Given, but Ireland tied it in...

 
Euro 2012: Mario Mandzukic scores two goals, Croatia opens play with 3-1 over Ireland 

Euro 2012: Mario Mandzukic scores two goals, Croatia opens play with 3-1 over Ireland 

POZNAN, Poland — Mario Mandzukic scored two goals Sunday to help Croatia beat Ireland 3-1 in Group C of the European Championship. Croatia took the lead in the third minute when Mandzukic looped a header past a diving Shay Given, but Ireland tied it...

Daily News, 17:13 in Sport
 
Minor damage reported from apparent tornado in Geneva County

Minor damage reported from apparent tornado in Geneva County

A small tornado appears to have touched down in Geneva County, moving north near the Coffee/Dale County line, causing some structural damage and uprooting several trees. Geneva County Emergency Management Agency Director Margaret Mixon said at least...

 
Fish pedicures: Baghdad's newest sign of progress? 

Fish pedicures: Baghdad's newest sign of progress? 

BAGHDAD — The latest luxury spa in Iraq's capital offers another small sign of life creeping closer to normalcy — if your definition of "normal" includes having tiny fish nibble on your feet. Billed as Baghdad's first fish pedicure salon,...

 

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