News archive from 15 June 2011

Roseville police looking for two men in shootout

Roseville police are looking for two men involved in a shootout over a botched hold-up at a jewelry store this morning. There were no injuries and nothing from the store was taken. The holdup happened at 11:15 a.m. at the Coin Cove Jewelry Company on...

 

From Els to Immelman to Oosthuizen to Schwartzel: South Africa is major player at US Open

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Louis Oosthuizen was 12 and Charl Schwartzel was 10 when they played their first round of golf together. It was a tournament at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Schwartzel already had a reputation as a hotshot...

 
Brett Favre: Done with football, not sure what’s next

Brett Favre: Done with football, not sure what’s next

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Brett Favre says while his playing days are definitely over, he hasn’t decided what he’s going to do with himself in the coming years. The three-time NFL Most Valuable Player hosted the "Brett Favre 7 on 7 at The Rock"...

 
Get rich quick: $1.1M carryover for Belmont Park's Pick Six wager after Ruler On Ice upset

Get rich quick: $1.1M carryover for Belmont Park's Pick Six wager after Ruler On Ice upset

Thanks to Saturday's big upset by Ruler On Ice in the Belmont Stakes, there is a $1,130,718 carryover headed into Wednesday's Pick Six wager at Belmont Park. The carryover is the second biggest in the history of the New York Racing Association, when...

Daily News, 17:03 in Sport
 
LeBron James backtracks on comments about fans rooting against Heat during NBA Finals vs. Mavericks

LeBron James backtracks on comments about fans rooting against Heat during NBA Finals vs. Mavericks

Relax, America, LeBron James does not think we're all losers. Two days after chiding NBA fans for rooting against himself, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and the rest of the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, the self-proclaimed King is softening his remarks....

Daily News, 17:03 in Sport
 

Nationals 3B Zimmerman back in lineup after 58-game absence because of abdominal injury

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Nationals reinstated All-Star third baseman Ryan Zimmerman from the disabled list Tuesday after he missed 58 games because of an injured abdominal muscle. Zimmerman was recalled from his rehabilitation assignment in...

 

"Pretty Little Liars" may pay homage to Hitchcock

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" is not "Mad Men," nor does it try to be. The saucy drama, in which an omnipresent person named "A" causes psychological, physical and emotional harm to...

 

Breaking down the Tigers-Indians series

A closer look at the three-game series between the Tigers and Indians that begins Tuesday at Comerica Park. Both are tied for the lead in the AL Central: Why the Indians were upStarted 30-15 1. Starting pitchers Josh Tomlin and Justin Masterson...

 

Golf aces: Enter our Hole in One Contest

If you've ever had a hole in one, you are eligible to enter The Detroit News/Golf Association of Michigan Hole in One Contest. The contest is Sept. 6 at Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia. Tee times start at 7:30 a.m. and run throughout the...

 

Yemen sees largest protests since president left

SANAA, Yemen - Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in nearly every major city of the country on Tuesday, demanding trial for the family and close aides of the ailing president. They were the largest protests since President Ali Abdullah...

Chron, 17:06 in World News
 

Jordan's king: May take 2-3 years for elected PM

AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan's King Abdullah II said Tuesday it may take "at least two or three years" to put in place an elected government to replace a royally appointed one. The monarch's remarks came in a meeting with young Jordanians two days...

Chron, 17:07 in World News
 

Another Amazon activist killed in logging conflict

RIO DE JANEIRO A landless peasant activist was killed by a gunshot to his head outside his home in Brazil - the fifth murder in a month likely tied to the conflict over land and logging in the Amazon. The body of the victim, Obede Loyla Souza, was...

 

Controversy over public breast-feeding in Illinois has moms and health experts contemplating issue

Newborns today are more likely to be breast-fed than were babies from generations in the recent past, experts say. But the sight of a mom breast-feeding her hungry baby in a public space - even discreetly - is still unacceptable to some and at times...

 
Controversy over public breast-feeding in Illinois has moms and health experts contemplating issue

Controversy over public breast-feeding in Illinois has moms and health experts contemplating issue

Newborns today are more likely to be breast-fed than were babies from generations in the recent past, experts say. But the sight of a mom breast-feeding her hungry baby in a public space - even discreetly - is still unacceptable to some and at times...

 

An absent Huntsman wins big at GOP debate

Goffstown, N.H. The hidden winner in Monday night"s Republican presidential debate? Well, he"s a certain pragmatic ex-governor, a man who claims strong business credentials. Need another hint? He"s often casually clad these days. One...

 

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