News archive from 14 June 2014

True Romance: After decades apart, a relationship revives

Bill Moize and Jean Stevenson Blaydes have no idea why they quit dating in high school. Perhaps it was because Jean was a grade ahead of Bill and busy with cheerleading her senior year, while he was distracted by football at Hillcrest High School in...

 

PF Chang's investigating report of data breach at its restaurants

P.F. Chang's may be the latest victim of a data breach. The popular Asian restaurant chain said it was looking into a report that unknown hackers stole customers' credit and debit card information and put it up for sale on the Internet. Security...

 

10 Things to Know about the California budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, all Democrats, have agreed on the main points of a state budget for the fiscal year that will start July 1. Not all budget figures...

 
Chile leads Australia 2-1 at halftime in World Cup

Chile leads Australia 2-1 at halftime in World Cup

CUIABA, Brazil -- Alexis Sanchez scored one goal and set up another to help Chile take a 2-1 lead at halftime of its opening Group B match against Australia in the World Cup on Friday. A trademark headed goal by Tim Cahill in the 35th minute gave the...

 

Padres plan to recall Jesse Hahn to start Saturday

NEW YORK -- The San Diego Padres plan to recall pitcher Jesse Hahn from Double-A San Antonio to start Saturday against the New York Mets. Hahn will likely see some familiar faces in the crowd — and the opposing dugout. The right-hander was...

 

Dodgers activate Ellis from 15-day disabled list

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers activated catcher A.J. Ellis from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Tim Federowicz to Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday. The 33-year-old Ellis sprained his right ankle when he stepped on teammate Drew...

 

Texas Rangers sign 12 draft selections from later rounds

From the Rangers: Arlington, Texas – The Texas Rangers today announced the signings of 12 selections from last week’s 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Those agreeing to terms: 12 Round: RHP Joe Watson, Catawba (NC) College 14 Round:...

Dallas News, 19:05 in Sport
 

Fortune 500 lists 7 Charlotte-area companies, down from 8

The newest Fortune 500 ranking shows Charlotte now has seven companies on the list, down from eight last year. SPX Corp., the diversified manufacturer based in Ballantyne, dropped to No. 503 in the magazine's annual ranking, with revenue of $4.9...

 

Mystery surrounds opening date of Universal's Harry Potter attraction

Here's one for the Harry Potter books' Department of Mysteries: When will Diagon Alley open? Many hints point to an opening sometime this month for the expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios. Construction walls came down...

 

4 charged in $12 million insider trading scheme

DUBLIN, Calif. -- Federal authorities have charged four Northern California residents in an insider trading scheme that they claim resulted in collective profits of more than $12 million. The Securities and Exchange Commission said in a statement...

 

UN chief urges cease-fire and talks in Mali

UNITED NATIONS -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging immediate implementation of a cease-fire agreement in northern Mali. Ban says there should also be political negotiations between the government and Tuareg rebels who still...

 

Michael Jordan becomes 4th billionaire in NC, Forbes says

This week's news that Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan is now a billionaire puts him in a rare group in North Carolina. According to Forbes magazine, the state is home to only three others: Charlotte businessman C.D. “Dick”...

 

Prison system reopens probe into inmate's scalding

Florida's Department of Corrections' Inspector General's office announced Friday it is reopening an investigation into the death of Darren Rainey, a mentally ill inmate who was left in a scalding shower by guards for almost two hours at Dade...

 

Anderson gets hefty pay hike at Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- New Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson is getting a hefty raise at his alma matter after making the jump from Division II Central Missouri. Anderson will receive a $300,000 base salary and $1.1 million in guaranteed money...

 
Fever's Dunn heads home for Hall of Fame honor

Fever's Dunn heads home for Hall of Fame honor

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn is back in her home state to receive her biggest honor yet as she approaches the conclusion of an illustrious career. Dunn, who plans to retire from coaching at the end of the WNBA season, is one of six...

 

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