News archive from 14 September 2012

Tennessee River drowning death ruled suicide

Tennessee River drowning death ruled suicide

This tattoo was on the left leg of the body found in the Tennessee River in Decatur Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2012 (Decatur Police)DECATUR, Alabama -- A body found in the Tennessee River near the railroad bridge Wednesday night has been identified, according...

 

Major US airlines raise some fares $10 round trip

Several U.S. airlines are raising prices again, led by Southwest Airlines. Southwest raised fares Wednesday by $10 per round trip on about 10 percent of its routes. United Airlines expanded the increase later in the day to cover most of its U.S....

 

UNC's recovering defense faces QB force in Bridgewater

CHAPEL HILL North Carolina's coaching staff counted just six missed defensive assignments during the Tar Heels' dominant season-opening victory against Elon. The next week, in a loss at Wake Forest, the number grew to 25. “Doing new stuff,...

 

N.C. State's linebackers growing with each snap

RALEIGH As it tried to put the finishing touches on a 10-7 victory over Connecticut, N.C. State's defense confronted one final last-gasp effort from the Huskies. With a little more than 2 minutes remaining and UConn facing a fourth-and-9 from its 40,...

 
Americans are so short on cash they are doing without prescription drugs and skipping doctor visits 

Americans are so short on cash they are doing without prescription drugs and skipping doctor visits 

It's enough to make you sick. People are so strapped for cash these days, they can't afford their drugs and are doing without medical tests and procedures, a new survey from Consumer Reports has found. Nearly one-half of Americans under the age of 65...

 

Miami-Dade schools chief goes on blitz to promote bond-issue for repairs, technology

From improved academics to greater financial stability, Miami-Dade's school district is in the midst of a remarkably positive turnaround, Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho told a group of business leaders on Thursday. And that success story of...

 
Pair of gunmen hit BB&T bank in northeast Jefferson County

Pair of gunmen hit BB&T bank in northeast Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama -- Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a northeast Jefferson County bank at gunpoint this afternoon. The holdup happened about 3:30 p.m. BB&T bank on Chalkville Mountain Road. It is the second bank robbery...

 

Beyonce, Jay-Z to raise money for Obama

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is getting a boost from pop stars Beyonce and Jay-Z. The superstar couple will hold a fundraiser with Obama on Tuesday at a swanky New York nightclub that Jay-Z owns. Tickets are $40,000, but...

 

Following Fed stimulus, Dow climbs to highest level since December '07

NEW YORK — The stock market staged a huge rally after investors got the aggressive economic help they wanted from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones industrial average is finishing up more than 200 points. The gain pushed the Dow to 13,540, its...

 

Jury finds Dothan man not guilty of rape

A Houston County jury found a 40-year-old Dothan man not guilty of forcible rape of an area woman. Attorney Valerie Judah said the jury found her client, Grady Morris Adams, of Hodgesville Road, not guilty of a felony first-degree rape charge. Court...

 
Bulls G Rose says knee's improving

Bulls G Rose says knee's improving

CHICAGO -- Derrick Rose couldn't hold it in. He had just seen a video clip of himself tearing the ACL in his left knee and then rehabilitating the injury. He was asked about his fans' support and the emotions came pouring out, a stream of tears and...

 

Mike Conway asks out of IndyCar race at Fontana

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Mike Conway has asked to sit out the IndyCar season finale at Auto Club Speedway and will be replaced in Saturday night's race by Wade Cunningham. Conway told AJ Foyt Racing he is not comfortable racing on ovals and no longer...

 

Alumni-based Penn State group blasts Freeh report

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- A group of alumni and others with ties to Penn State is finding a lot to criticize in the Freeh report that detailed the university's response to allegations that an assistant coach was behaving inappropriately with children....

 
$400,000 check will kick-start construction of new south Huntsville park

$400,000 check will kick-start construction of new south Huntsville park

Madison County Commissioner Phil Riddick, right, Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and Madison County Commission Chairman Mike Gillespie look at design plans for a new city park on Chaney Thompson Road during a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this year....

 

Marriage licenses issued in Montgomery County

Search this database to find out who has applied for a marriage license in Montgomery County. Database will be updated weekly.Instructions: Keep the search as general as possible for the most results. Choosing multiple items will result in fewer...

 

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