News archive from 13 August 2013

Correction: Sanford Lab-Budget story

LEAD, S.D. -- In a story Aug. 10 about the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota's Black Hills, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the lab is seeking a $20 million budget for the next year. The South Dakota Science and...

 

Newlyweds George Lucas and Mellody Hobson welcome a baby girl

Filmmaker George Lucas and his new wife, Mellody Hobson, have welcomed a girl, born Friday. Everest Hobson Lucas is the first biological child for both parties, who married on June 22 at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, the Huffington Post reported....

 

Judge: SeaWorld trying to comply with safety goals

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A federal judge says SeaWorld Orlando has made a good faith effort to comply with new workplace safety goals following the death of a trainer who was drowned by a killer whale in 2010. An order from the judge obtained by The...

 

Judge says SeaWorld trying to comply with rules

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A federal judge says SeaWorld Orlando has made a good faith effort to comply with new workplace safety goals following the death of a trainer who was drowned by a killer whale in 2010. An order from the judge obtained by The...

 
Falcon Boxing Gym scheduled to open in September in Glenview

Falcon Boxing Gym scheduled to open in September in Glenview

Glenview residents may soon have another work-out option once a new two-story gym opens up in a few weeks. Falcon Boxing Gym, located on the corner of of West Lake Terrace and North Lake Terrace near the Glen Town Center, is set to open up in the...

 

Parker looks to emerge from tough year in Big Easy

METAIRIE, La. -- Preston Parker says he never learned to love football until he lost his job as an NFL receiver for nearly all of last season. The fourth-year pro has responded to a tough year by landing in the Big Easy and showing signs that the...

 

Tigers activate 2B Omar Infante from DL

CHICAGO -- The Detroit Tigers have activated second baseman Omar Infante from the disabled list and optioned infielder Hernan Perez to Triple-A Toledo. The AL Central leaders made the moves before Monday night's game against the Chicago White Sox....

 

Eagles get WR Maehl from Texans for OL Menkin

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired wide receiver Jeff Maehl from Houston for offensive lineman Nate Menkin. Maehl, who played for Eagles coach Chip Kelly at Oregon, appeared in three games for the Texans in 2011 and spent last year...

 

Bills QB Kolb returns to practice despite limp

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Kevin Kolb has returned to practice for the first time since hurting his left knee and says he's ready to compete with rookie EJ Manuel for the starting quarterback job with the Buffalo Bills. Kolb, however, acknowledged Monday that...

 

More details emerge on Florida health insurance exchange

For Florida residents hoping to purchase coverage through the new health insurance exchange, options will largely depend on where they live, according to new information from the state's Office of Insurance Regulation. As of this month, 10 insurance...

 

Judge visits death row as part of heat lawsuit

BATON ROUGE, La. -- A federal judge visited Louisiana's death row as he weighs a lawsuit that challenges the heat conditions as unsafe for three condemned inmates with health conditions. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson traveled to the Louisiana...

 

Body discovered after woman failed to call young son as usual

Jackie Neumann would call her 11-year-old son twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. When the 47-year-old divorced mother didn't call for a couple of days and relatives couldn't reach her, they worried something was wrong and phoned...

 
Five injured when minivan, semi collide on U.S. 131 near Grand Rapids

Five injured when minivan, semi collide on U.S. 131 near Grand Rapids

BYRON TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Michigan State Police say two adults and three children were hurt when a minivan carrying eight people collided with a semi truck Monday afternoon. The crash happened around 2 p.m. on northbound U.S. 131 near 100th Avenue near...

 

Plantation CB Chris Lammons commits to Florida

One of the nation's best defensive back prospects wants to stay in-state to play college football. Plantation cornerback Chris Lammons verbally committed to Florida on Monday on ESPNU. Lammons chose Florida over other highly-considered offers from...

 
City shutters maternity wing at North Central Bronx, one of the busiest in the borough 

City shutters maternity wing at North Central Bronx, one of the busiest in the borough 

Bronx mothers and their unborn children will be put in grave danger thanks to the hasty shutdown of one of the borough’s busiest delivery rooms Monday, angry residents and nurses said. The city announced late last week that it would close North...

 

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