News archive from 15 January 2014

Sheriff: Men arrested after running from deputies

Sheriff: Men arrested after running from deputies

slideshow Deputies arrested two men Monday after their truck became stuck in the yard of a Wellington man whose mobile home they’re charged with burglarizing. Jason William Hudgins, 32, of Wellington, and Jesse Lee Ward, 23, of Alexandria, were in the...

 
Former Cleburne teacher pleads guilty to charges of sex with student

Former Cleburne teacher pleads guilty to charges of sex with student

slideshow Bronson Shay Ward, a former Cleburne County teacher accused of having sex with two students, pleaded guilty Monday to three of the five charges against him. Ward, a 33-year-old White Plains resident, was facing four charges in Calhoun County...

 
Alabama facing tight budget situation in 2015

Alabama facing tight budget situation in 2015

slideshow MONTGOMERY — Alabama will have $83 million less to spend on non-school state agencies in 2015, state budget officials project — a shortfall that's likely to lead to fierce budget battles in the coming legislative session. Lawmakers gathered...

 

DCU sends White to Union in exchange for Parke

Washington, D.C. (SportsNetwork.com) - D.C. United announced Tuesday that the club has acquired defender Jeff Parke from the Philadelphia Union in exchange for Homegrown Player Ethan White. "It was a priority for us this offseason to shore up our...

 

Texas Dem Wendy Davis reports raising $12M

AUSTIN, Texas -- Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis says she has raised more than $12 million in her bid to become Texas governor. The state senator released her fundraising totals on Tuesday, one day before required by law. Davis has raised about $11...

 

North Carolina's Sen. Hagan prepares to fight outside special interests in re-election

WASHINGTON -- As Sen. Kay Hagan prepares for what is likely to be a tough and competitive re-election campaign, she emphasized a populist message that would portray her as fighting for average North Carolinians against Republicans on the side of...

 
Billy Bob Thornton says TV's a haven for actors

Billy Bob Thornton says TV's a haven for actors

PASADENA, Calif. -- Billy Bob Thornton says actors who want to work on sophisticated projects are finding them in television and not film. He's proving the point with a starring role in the upcoming FX series "Fargo," inspired by the 1996...

 

Live now: Bobcats vs. Knicks

Bobcats vs. Warriors

 

Spending bill aims billions toward Washington state

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington state had some oysters and Abita beer wheeled into her Capitol Hill office on a cart on Tuesday. She didn't drink any of the beer when it arrived, but she posed for pictures after Democratic...

 
Peterhansel wins 9th stage of Dakar Rally

Peterhansel wins 9th stage of Dakar Rally

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Eleven-time winner Stephane Peterhansel won the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally on Tuesday, edging him closer to the overall lead in cars with four stages remaining. The Frenchman finished 2 minutes, 17 seconds, ahead of Nasser...

 

Florida F Mercer suspended after robbery charge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida forward Christin Mercer has been suspended indefinitely following her arrest on robbery charges. Mercer, a sophomore from Douglasville, Ga., was released on her own recognizance Monday. She has an arraignment scheduled for...

 

2 Wyoming players get another year of eligibility

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- The University of Wyoming says the NCAA has granted another year of eligibility to linebacker Devyn Harris and defensive lineman Patrick Mertens. The university said Tuesday it will be the sixth year of eligibility for both. They...

 
U.S. biathlete Tracy Barnes gives up Winter Olympics spot to twin sister, Lanny 

U.S. biathlete Tracy Barnes gives up Winter Olympics spot to twin sister, Lanny 

DENVER (AP) — When biathlete Tracy Barnes learned she had made the cut for the U.S. Olympic team, she turned and winked at her twin sister Lanny. After getting sick during the final qualifying races in Ridnaun, Italy, Lanny Barnes thought her Olympic...

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Column: A-Rod's PED use 'most potent we've seen.'

Column: A-Rod's PED use 'most potent we've seen.'

If Anthony Bosch were still in business today, bet on this much: His phone would be buzzing nonstop with athletes trying to order the A-rod treatment. The self-taught doping guru whose testimony and records brought down Alex Rodriguez sounded at times...

 

Guatemala's vice president hit in face with flour

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan authorities have detained two women who threw flour on Vice president Roxana Baldetti's face at the end of the president's state of the nation speech. Baldetti was about to leave the Teatro National on Tuesday when the women...

 

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