News archive from 12 June 2013

Watch the pat on the rear that got Chad Johnson sent to jail

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Chad Johnson was just about to get off with community service and counseling instead of jail time for a probation violation in a domestic violence case in Florida when he decided to show his...

 
Lawsuit settled in alleged Highland Park huffing death

Lawsuit settled in alleged Highland Park huffing death

A civil case filed against a Highland Park teen accused of "huffing" a cleaning product before striking a family with a car and killing a 5-year-old girl has been settled for an undisclosed amount, while the date for her criminal trial has...

 

Some in Congress question aid to Egypt over NGO prison sentences

CAIRO -- An Egyptian court's decision to convict 43 democracy proponents – along with a proposed Egyptian law that would restrict how nongovernmental organizations here operate – has spurred a chorus of concern from European...

 

Jacksonville City School employee killed in Monday crash

A Jacksonville City Schools employee was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday on U.S. 78, according to a report from the Alabama State Trooper’s Post in Gadsden. Dee Anna Long, 39, of Armuchee, Ga., was driving a 1999 Jeep Sport SUV when the wreck...

 
ARCS board agrees on fee to fix sirens

ARCS board agrees on fee to fix sirens

slideshow OXFORD — The Alabama Regional Communication System Board of Directors agreed Tuesday to pay $1,108 to help fix Calhoun and Talladega counties’ outdoor weather sirens. Four more agencies will also have to help foot the bill for an outside...

 
Parks & Recreation worker aimed his speeding car at me, union prez claims 

Parks & Recreation worker aimed his speeding car at me, union prez claims 

The union representative who blew the whistle on raunchy holiday strip parties at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation facility on Randall's Island says she almost got mowed down by an agency vehicle last week — and adds that when...

 

Frightened residents not reporting shootings, says Hobson City mayor

HOBSON CITY — Homes along Martin Luther King Drive in Hobson City were shut tight as the sun set Monday evening. Only a few residents could be seen walking down the middle of town. There’s a fear there, said Mayor Alberta McCrory, born from a rash of...

 
Five of the worst neighborhoods for diabetes are in the Bronx 

Five of the worst neighborhoods for diabetes are in the Bronx 

THERE'S nothing sweet about this news. The Bronx is now home to five of city's worst 10 neighborhoods for diabetes-related deaths, the Health Department said this week. Brownsville in Brooklyn is the worst place in the city for the disease, with a...

 
Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones pleads not guilty to assault charge

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones pleads not guilty to assault charge

Cincinnati -- Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones pleaded not guilty Tuesday to an assault charge after police say he hit a woman at a nightclub last week, the latest in a string of legal troubles. An attorney for Jones, 29, entered the plea a day...

 
Enter The Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

Enter The Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

The Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest is Wednesday, Sept. 4 on the seventh hole at Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia. If you've ever had a hole in one, you're eligible to enter. Tee times will be assigned. Players...

 

Downers Grove cites 3 for selling alcohol to minors

Three Downers Grove establishments were busted for selling alcohol to minors recently, including a grocery store which just opened last month. Capri Ristorante, Fuddruckers and Shop 'N Save were all ticketed for the infraction in May, part of the...

 

Angels reliever Sean Burnett 'crushed' by latest setback

BALTIMORE - The news was bad for reliever Sean Burnett on Tuesday, but it could have been much worse. The Angels left-hander came away from a second visit in five weeks to Dr. James Andrews, the noted Alabama orthopedic surgeon, not needing elbow...

 
Te'o talks mostly football in rare news conference

Te'o talks mostly football in rare news conference

SAN DIEGO -- Manti Te'o is just one of the guys. He's confident he can be a three-down linebacker in the NFL. It takes some serious leverage to play against tight end Antonio Gates. Being drafted by the San Diego Chargers has put the former Notre Dame...

 

Tiger Woods confident going for his 15th major

It's been five years since Tiger Woods last won a major, but the world's most famous golfer doesn't believe winning them was easier when he did so at a record pace. "It wasn't ever easy," Woods said Tuesday. He made it seem that way,...

 

Dozens ticketed during aggressive driving crackdown in Oakland County

Police issued 30 speeding tickets, including two to drivers traveling 104 mph, during an aggressive driving crackdown Tuesday in Oakland County. Members of Southeast Oakland County Crash Investigation Team (SOCCIT) looked for speeders, tailgaters and...

 

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