News archive from 13 March 2014

Jamaica panel charges policeman with 4 murders

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A commission that investigates abuses by Jamaica's security forces says a policeman has been charged with multiple counts of murder. The Independent Commission of Investigations announced Wednesday that Constable Collis...

 

Deacons clean up the glass, take care of Irish, 81-69

GREENSBORO From the second basket of the game, Devin Thomas was feeling it. Thomas got a layup and a foul in the opening minutes of Wake Forest's 81-69 win against Notre Dame and let out a barbaric yawp to the Greensboro Coliseum crowd. Later in the...

 

Minn. lawmakers recruit big-time sporting events

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It takes easing up on a few laws to bring big-time sporting events to the Twin Cities, and Minnesota legislators are relaxing statutes where they can to make that happen. One bill considered Wednesday afternoon by a House commerce...

 

Endangered tiger cub triplets born in London

LONDON -- At London Zoo, good news has come in threes. The zoo said Monday that 5-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati has given birth to triplets, a little more than a year after the endangered tiger lost a three-week-old cub. London Zoo said the three...

 
Santana homers for Indians in 12-7 win over Padres

Santana homers for Indians in 12-7 win over Padres

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Carlos Santana hit a two-run home run off Tyson Ross, enhancing his chance of opening the season as the Indians' starting third baseman and helping Cleveland beat San Diego 12-7 Wednesday. Santana is moving from catcher to third...

 

Utah State storms back to beat Colorado St., 73-69

LAS VEGAS -- Spencer Butterfield's 3-pointer and subsequent go-ahead free throws, after a Colorado State technical foul, keyed Utah State's 73-69 comeback victory over the Rams in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament on...

 
Buffaloes escape with 59-56 win over USC

Buffaloes escape with 59-56 win over USC

LAS VEGAS -- Askia Booker scored 21 points and keyed a late run, leading Colorado to a 59-56 win over scrappy Southern California in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday. Their NCAA tournament hopes still up in the air, the...

 

FIU's Coley moves up to No. 5 in scoring

EL PASO, Texas -- FIU's Jerica Coley started Wednesday No. 9 on the NCAA's career Division I women's career scoring list. She ended it at No. 5. Coley scored 42 points Wednesday, increasing her career total to 3,054 and lifting the 13th-seeded...

 

Endangered tiger cub triplets born in London

LONDON At London Zoo, good news has come in threes. The zoo said Monday that 5-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati has given birth to triplets, a little more than a year after the endangered tiger lost a three-week-old cub. London Zoo said the three cubs...

 

Jamaica panel charges policeman with 4 murders

KINGSTON, Jamaica A commission that investigates abuses by Jamaica's security forces says a policeman has been charged with multiple counts of murder. The Independent Commission of Investigations announced Wednesday that Constable Collis...

 

After spending $500K, Jacksonville still at drawing board for municipal building

Jacksonville police Chief Tommy Thompson said he thought his department would have been working out of a new municipal and safety complex by now. The city hired architects to design the project more than two years ago, but after paying about $500,000...

 
Local Democrats open party field house in Anniston

Local Democrats open party field house in Anniston

slideshow Alabama Democrats believe taking back power in Montgomery can start in Calhoun County. The clouds broke only briefly Wednesday afternoon, but long enough for Mark Kennedy, the chairman of the Alabama Democratic Majority, to stand in the...

 

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Detroit

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Zoilo Almonte hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning as the New York Yankees came back to tie the Detroit Tigers 7-7 in a spring training game on Wednesday. Almonte's shot off Jose Ortega came after the Tigers had...

 
Angels' split-squad routs Garza, Brewers

Angels' split-squad routs Garza, Brewers

TEMPE, Ariz. -- David Freese had three hits and Albert Pujols two and a Los Angeles Angels' split squad roughed up Milwaukee starter Matt Garza in a 12-2 win on Wednesday. Garza's rough spring continued as he allowed 10 runs, six earned, and nine hits...

 
More participants needed for follow-up to Anniston PCB study

More participants needed for follow-up to Anniston PCB study

slideshow Nurses weighed and measured Deborah Twymon Wednesday morning. They poked and prodded her for blood. But she didn't mind. The 63-year-old grew up in Anniston and still lives on the west side where she and hundreds of others were exposed to...

 

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