News archive from 13 July 2011

Texas EquuSearch files lawsuit against Casey Anthony

The volunteer search group Texas EquuSearch filed a lawsuit against Casey Anthony this afternoon, looking to recoup more than $100,000 it spent to look for Caylee Anthony in 2008. The lawsuit alleges that Casey Anthony committed fraud because she knew...

 

Cowboys' Larry Allen earns spot in Division II Hall of Fame

FLORENCE, Ala. — Former NFL players Larry Allen and Fred McAfee and coach Bill Burgess are entering the Division II Hall of Fame. The Class of 2011, announced Tuesday, will be inducted Dec. 16. Allen was a Sonoma State offensive lineman from 1992-93....

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 
With America Eats Tavern, Jose Andres offers bites of history

With America Eats Tavern, Jose Andres offers bites of history

A few historic cookbooks from Jose Andres’s personal collection are displayed inside a hulking glass case at his new America Eats Tavern in the former Cafe Atlantico space. The chef is attempting to explain each volume - a notebook kept by George...

 

Report: OSU trouble prompted Kyle Kalis to switch to U-M

Kyle Kalis, one of the nation's highest-rated offensive line recruits for 2012, reportedly switched his commitment from Ohio State to Michigan because of the possibility of NCAA sanctions at OSU. College football reporter Joe Schad told his colleague...

 

Rockets hire Kelvin Sampson as assistant; he interviewed with Pistons

Pistons head coaching candidate Kelvin Sampson has taken another position. Sampson, most recently an assistant in Milwaukee, has been named associate head coach with the Houston Rockets under new coach Kevin McHale. There is a loophole, though, for...

 

State orders North Forest ISD to close

State Education Commissioner Robert Scott is ordering the closure of the North Forest Independent School District in July 2012, taking the most drastic step possible to end its decades of financial and academic problems. Scott's spokeswoman said...

Chron, 17:02 in Regional
 

The Grass Roots singer dies in Fla.

EUSTIS, Fla. -- The Grass Roots singer Rob Grill has died near Orlando. Medical examiner director Michael Hensley said Tuesday that the singer for the 1960s rock band died Monday at a hospice facility in Lake County, Fla., a suburb of Orlando. He was...

 

U.S. and Chinese Officials Named to I.M.F. Posts

WASHINGTON - Christine Lagarde, the new head of the International Monetary Fund, named an American official as her chief deputy Tuesday and added a Chinese official to the ranks of her senior advisers, reflecting China’s increased international...

 

Man pleads guilty to supplying drugs in wife's fatal overdose

Mount Clemens- A 30-year-old St. Clair Shores man pleaded guilty today to buying and supplying drugs that caused his estranged wife to die from an overdose. Jury selection for his trial in Macomb County Circuit Court was scheduled to begin today, but...

 

U.S. and Chinese Officials Named to I.M.F. Posts

WASHINGTON - Christine Lagarde, the new head of the International Monetary Fund, named an American official as her chief deputy Tuesday and added a Chinese official to the ranks of her senior advisers, reflecting China’s increased international...

 

Fiorina gets Senate campaign committee post; Rep. Ron Paul won’t seek reelection

Fiorina to become vice chairwoman of Senate campaign committee National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (R-Tex.) announced Tuesday that former Hewlett-Packard chief executive and 2010 California GOP Senate candidate Carly...

 

Moody's downgrades Ireland debt to junk status

NEW YORK -- Moody's Investors Service has cut Ireland's government debt ratings to junk status, saying it believes Ireland will need further rounds of financing when the current European Union and the International Monetary Fund support ends in 2013....

 

Prosecutors: Mob pushes Mexican police off cliff

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico Prosecutors are investigating an indigenous community in southern Mexico on suspicion that some of its members pushed a police car over a cliff, killing two officers and a civilian inside. A fourth man reportedly survived....

 

This Week in Auto Racing July 15 - 17

Sprint Cup Series Lenox Industrial Tools 301 - New Hampshire Motor Speedway - Loudon, NH Kyle Busch is riding high into New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend after winning two of the three NASCAR national touring series races this past week at...

 
Prolific Chicago graffiti artist 'Zeb' ordered to pay $7,000 in damages for tagging subway cars

Prolific Chicago graffiti artist 'Zeb' ordered to pay $7,000 in damages for tagging subway cars

The Chicago art student who spray-painted his signature "Zeb" on subway cars up and down the East Coast will have to fork over $7,000 for his tagging obsession. Zebadiah Arrington, 19, was sentenced to a conditional discharge today in Queens...

Daily News, 17:10 in Crime
 

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