News archive from 12 June 2012, page 4

Level Plains mother charged with endangering children

A Level Plains mother faces multiple criminal charges after authorities say she left her three children at the Choctawhatchee River for nearly four hours while she went to a medical appointment in Troy. April L. Watson, 31, was released on $4,500 bond...

 

Wiregrass task force arrests three on drug charges

Three Ozark men who were sought by the Wiregrass Violent Crimes and Drug Task force last week on drug charges have been arrested, according to authorities. Task Force Commander Marlos Walker said Reginald Kelly, 52, and Edward Bershawn Wright, 21,...

 

News Summary: Wall Street rally on Spain fades

BAILOUT EUPHORIA DIES: Stock markets in Europe and the U.S. rose and then reversed course after investors worried that a $125 billion loan to Spanish banks from European countries will not do much to resolve Europe's debt problem.DEBT GETS COSTLY:...

Chron, 17:26 in Business
 
Apple kicks Google Maps off iPhone, adds Facebook

Apple kicks Google Maps off iPhone, adds Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is kicking an important Google application off its iPhone and buddying up with Facebook rather than Google's social network, as it distances itself from a bitter rival in the phone arena.Google's Maps application has resided...

Chron, 17:27 in Business
 

More jobs, stores for auto dealers

Sixty-six auto dealerships opened in the first three months of the year, and the number of people employed in that part of the automotive industry is up, too.The uptick comes amid growing auto sales. Last year, U.S. auto sales rose 10.2 percent and...

 

'Green Acres' actor Frank Cady dies at 96

Frank Cady, 96, a character actor who played Hooterville general-store proprietor Sam Drucker on the TV sitcoms "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction," died Friday at his home in Wilsonville, Ore., said his daughter, Catherine...

 

Attendance up at Chicago Blues Festival

This year's Chicago Blues Festival saw an increase in attendance. City officials say attendance for last weekend's music festival was more than 500,000. That's 50,000 more audience members than in 2011. Officials say those extra people helped increase...

 

The most secure password of all time

The perfectly secure, perfectly memorable password is absolutely pure and rarer than the unicorn. It is like the Holy Grail, the Fountain of Youth, the philosopher's stone, or a model that will get users on the Internet to pay for curated content....

 

Bristol Palin: New show isn't about turning her haters into fans

Bristol Palin's not expecting her new reality show to change hearts and minds, folks - all that trash-talking actually motivates her to "want to do more and want to speak up even louder," she said Monday. "The people that don't like me,...

 

Dutch man charged with stealing Wash. credit cards

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old Dutch national coordinated the theft of about 44,000 credit card numbers worldwide, including some from the Boeing Employees Credit Union, by hacking into the sales system of businesses.Following...

Chron, 17:28 in World News
 
Penguins’ graphic sex acts shocked Antarctic explorer so much that he was ashamed to reveal them 

Penguins’ graphic sex acts shocked Antarctic explorer so much that he was ashamed to reveal them 

Necrophilia, rape and pedophilia are just some of the sex acts an Antarctic explorer observed in Adélie penguins in 1910 and recorded in a pamphlet so graphic that it's been hidden for over 100 years. Dr. George Levick was so disturbed by the...

 

News Summary: Wall Street rally on Spain fades

BAILOUT EUPHORIA DIES: Stock markets in Europe and the U.S. rose and then reversed course after investors worried that a $125 billion loan to Spanish banks from European countries will not do much to resolve Europe's debt problem. DEBT GETS COSTLY:...

 

US Treasurys rise on skepticism over Spanish deal

Treasury prices rose Monday as early enthusiasm waned for a deal to shore up Spanish banks. The 10-year Treasury note rose 15.6 cents for every $100 invested. The yield fell to 1.59 percent, down from 1.64 percent in late Friday trading. Over the...

 
TLC's 'Cake Boss' baker plans to sell baked goods in U.S. stores 

TLC's 'Cake Boss' baker plans to sell baked goods in U.S. stores 

Life across the country is about to get a whole lot sweeter. Buddy Valastro, the fourth-generation baker from TLC's popular series, "Cake Boss," announced his Hoboken, N.J.,-based bakery is cooking up a line of cakes to be mass-produced for...

 

Judge sets $3 million bond is triple slaying

HAYNEVILLE - A judge in Hayneville has ordered Deandra Marquis Lee held on $3 million bond for the shooting deaths of 9-year-old twins and their 73-year-old babysitter.Lee appeared Monday afternoon before Lowndes County District Judge Adrian Johnson....

 

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