News archive from 16 January 2013

Police: Man says he had explosives in Wis. Capitol

MADISON, Wis. -- Police have arrested a man who allegedly threatened the Wisconsin Capitol on his Facebook page and then told officers he had a molotov cocktail in his backpack after entering the building. The arrest occurred Tuesday afternoon, just...

 
Suddenly unwanted, Tebow's NFL future uncertain

Suddenly unwanted, Tebow's NFL future uncertain

NEW YORK -- From nearly unstoppable to nearly invisible. Tim Tebow was two wins from the Super Bowl a year ago. Now, he's pretty much a player without a team - likely to be released by the New York Jets after one frustrating season and his hometown...

 

Opioid painkillers tied to driving injuries

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People prescribed high doses of powerful painkillers are more likely to be injured while driving than those taking very low doses, according to a new study from Canada. The drugs, known as opioids, include common...

 
NY Cosmos propose building a $400 million soccer stadium at Belmont Racetrack in Long Island

NY Cosmos propose building a $400 million soccer stadium at Belmont Racetrack in Long Island

ELMONT, N.Y. — The New York Cosmos are planning a new soccer stadium at Long Island's Belmont Park racetrack. Newsday reports team officials have proposed construction of a $400-million privately funded 25,000-seat stadium in Elmont, N.Y. Officials...

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Student dies after seizure at Detroit high school

Detroit - A 17-year-old high school student died Tuesday shortly after he arrived at the building and collapsed.Detroit Police say the teen passed out in front of Martin Luther King Jr. High School on E. Lafayette and was transported to Detroit...

 

Puerto Rico professor released in custody case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A university professor in Puerto Rico has been released from jail after she was arrested for refusing to hand over her toddler to her former husband on the U.S. mainland. Maha Abdel Rahim was released Tuesday on conditions that...

 

'Burt Wonderstone' to open SXSW film festival

NEW YORK -- The Steve Carell magician comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" will kick off the annual South by Southwest film festival. The Austin, Texas, festival announced Tuesday the film will premiere as the opening night film March...

 

Puerto Rico professor released in custody case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A university professor in Puerto Rico has been released from jail after she was arrested for refusing to hand over her toddler to her former husband on the U.S. mainland. Maha Abdel Rahim was released Tuesday on conditions...

 

2 would-be robbers killed in South Florida

MIAMI -- Authorities say two would-be robbers were fatally shot in separate incidents in South Florida. Hollywood police say two hooded suspects broke into a gas station Monday night. One of the attackers fired several times at the clerk, who returned...

 

Elmhurst still debating Hahn Street development

Elmhurst City Council members continued this week to fine-tune a document they hope will both draw and guide potential developers for property along Hahn Street at the northern edge of the city's downtown. The draft request for proposal first reviewed...

 

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford to announce run for Congress

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford plans to announce Wednesday he is running for his old congressional seat. His spokesman Joel Sawyer confirmed the announcement to The Associated Press. Sanford said last month that reports...

 

Audra McDonald slips into L.A. to sing and stump for PBS

Cabaret fanatics - and you know who you are - invariably suffer a persistent worry: What if there is some amazing live gig out there I don't know about? Well, Monday night your worst nightmare came and went -- unless you were one of some 200 people in...

 
Corgan's tea shop sign approved

Corgan's tea shop sign approved

A large neon sign at Billy Corgan's Highland Park tea shop has been given a speedy, after-the-fact OK from the City Council, avoiding a possible zoning clash. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman opened Madame ZuZu's, 582 Roger Williams Ave., in September....

 
WADA says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath for reinstatement

WADA says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath for reinstatement

The Lance Armstrong story took another turn on Tuesday when the World Anti-Doping Agency announced that he must confess under oath to using performance enhancing techniques if he wants to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping...

 
Danica Patrick files for divorce

Danica Patrick files for divorce

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has filed for divorce from her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal. Patrick filed for divorce on Jan. 3 in the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County. She listed an "irretrievably broken" marriage as...

 

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