News archive from 11 October 2012

American nabbed in Greece for nude Parliament run

American nabbed in Greece for nude Parliament run

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities have brought indecency charges against a U.S. national who allegedly pranced naked at a prominent Athens war memorial following an anti-austerity protest outside Parliament. The 56-year-old man, who was not...

 
Expert finds 28 of 33 Rottweilers seized from Leeds home to be potentially adoptable

Expert finds 28 of 33 Rottweilers seized from Leeds home to be potentially adoptable

Enlarge Frank Couch | fcouch@al.com Dr. Nicole Metcalf, staff veterinarian at Birmingham-Jefferson Animal Control holds a 1 year old female that was one of the 33 dogs brought to the facility from Leeds. The decision to euthanize 33 dogs taken from...

 

Dollar trades in tight ranges after Beige Book

NEW YORK -- The dollar traded in tight ranges against other major currencies Wednesday after a Federal Reserve survey said that the economy improved in most parts of the country. The report, known as the Beige Book, said that growth improved in 10 of...

 

As cold returns, tips for saving on heating costs

NEW YORK -- This winter is expected to feel like more winter. That means you'll will have to pay more to heat your home. Last winter was the warmest on record and homeowners may have forgotten where the weather stripping and space heater are stashed....

 
$3.1M facelift, deli coming to historic Webber Building in downtown Montgomery

$3.1M facelift, deli coming to historic Webber Building in downtown Montgomery

A $3.1 million renovation could start as early as next month at a long-dormant, 150-year-old former theater and department store in downtown Montgomery.The three-story Webber Building next to the new City Hall will house first floor retail, including...

 

ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Top 10 schedule

This week's schedule for teams in the Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings: CLASS 6A1. Hoover (6-0) at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa 2. Clay-Chalkville (6-0) vs. Gadsden City 3. McGill-Toolen (6-0) at Mary Montgomery 4. Austin (6-0) at James Clemens 5....

 

Dozens protest shooting of Gilbert Collar at University of South Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Dozens of students gathered at the site of a deadly campus shooting on Wednesday to protest the killing of a naked, unarmed student by a University of South Alabama police officer.A smaller group rallied to support the embattled...

 

Crash slows traffic on NB I-75 in downtown Detroit

Detroit - Motorists heading northbound on Interstate 75 from downtown Detroit this afternoon may experience some delays following an accident involving two vehicles.The right lane of traffic is affected on northbound I-75 at I-375....

 
Washington Nationals pushed to the brink of elimination as Chris Carpenter and St. Louis Cardinals romp 8-0 in Game 3 of NLDS 

Washington Nationals pushed to the brink of elimination as Chris Carpenter and St. Louis Cardinals romp 8-0...

CARDINALS 8, NATIONALS 0 WASHINGTON - Ross Detwiler. A talented lefty, no doubt. But also the guy who replaced Stephen Strasburg in the playoff rotation. And he is pitching to save his team's season Thursday. Tidy little storyline, isn't it? If...

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Russia says no to US-funded disarmament effort

MOSCOW Russia said Wednesday it had no intention to automatically extend a 20-year old deal with the United States helping secure the nation's nuclear stockpiles, a move that comes amid a growing isolationist streak in Kremlin policy. Under the 1992...

 
Bears vets fool rookies with phony $38K dinner bill

Bears vets fool rookies with phony $38K dinner bill

Shea McClellin couldn't believe his eyes: Chicago Bears veterans had run up a restaurant tab for more than $38,000 -- or so the receipt read. "I didn't see how, like, 10 guys could spend that much money on one bill," McClellin said about...

 

Confidential records breached at Panhandle college

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Officials at Northwest Florida State College are reporting a massive security breach involving nearly 300,000 records in the school's computer systems that contains names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students,...

 

Bears' Tillman named Defensive Player of Week

Charles Tillman will have this weekend off to think about an encore for his recent performances, which earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors Wednesday. The veteran Chicago Bears cornerback was recognized after delivering a 36-yard...

 

Stacey Dash reacts to backlash over her Mitt Romney endorsement

Stacey Dash, in the wake of a flood of ugly tweets in reaction to her endorsement of Mitt Romney over the weekend, is defending her right to free speech, and to vote for the candidate of her choice for the top job in the country. Dash, the...

 

Six murder suspects won't face death penalty at November trial

The six young people indicted on first-degree murder charges in the death of 24-year-old Berson Michel now know they will not face the death penalty if convicted. That option was taken off the table for suspects Yasmine McIntyre and Cheyanne Woods,...

 

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