News archive from 17 February 2012, page 9

Girls gymnastics state preview | Stevenson's Castriano reaching for new heights

Ali Castriano is used to encountering some sort of obstacle around the time of the girls state gymnastics meet. During her freshman season she was inexperienced on a squad that won the state title. The next season a knee injury required surgery a few...

 

Tanger outlet mall set for Westgate site in Glendale

Glendale's beleaguered Westgate City Center should get a shot of consumer energy later this year, when Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. opens a new outlet mall on the site. The project, called Tanger Outlet Center Westgate, will feature about 85...

 

Jeremy Lin will play in Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando

NEW YORK (AP) - Jeremy Lin will play in the Rising Stars Challenge after all. The Knicks point guard was added Thursday to the roster of players for the Feb. 24 game, just before Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley began drafting for their teams.

 

Iranian tensions, Europe weather raise price of oil

NEW YORK - The price of oil has surged 12 percent the past six weeks, pushed up by tensions with Iran, a cold snap in Europe and rising demand from developing nations. The surge is hitting home. Oil is raising the price of gasoline for American...

 

Phoenix financial advisers' forecast cautious

The stock market is off to one of its best start-of-year rallies ever, but you wouldn't know it from the lack of fanfare. Even professional investment advisers and money managers seem much more cautious than giddy, focusing largely on what still might...

 

Stocks reach highest level of 2012 on job, housing news

NEW YORK - Investors sent U.S. stocks barreling to their highest levels of the year Thursday, buoyed by slivers of encouraging news about jobs and housing. At least for a day, they overlooked the lack of clarity about Greece's marathon negotiation for...

 

Jeremy Lin will play in Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando

NEW YORK (AP) - Jeremy Lin will play in the Rising Stars Challenge after all. The Knicks point guard was added Thursday to the roster of players for the Feb. 24 game, just before Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley began drafting for their teams.

 

Top-ranked Florida enters season with experience, pitching

Key returning players: Mike Zunino, junior, C; Brian Johnson, junior, LHP/1B; Austin Maddox, junior, INF/RHP; Hudson Randall, junior, RHP; Preston Tucker, senior, OF; Nolan Fontana, junior, SS; Karsten Whitson, sophomore, RHP Ken newcomers: Taylor...

 
Peyton Manning risks make one suitor seem increasingly likely

Peyton Manning risks make one suitor seem increasingly likely

Why, with every new piece of bad news about Peyton Manning, does it seem more likely he ends up with the Redskins? Is it just the cumulative effect of spending nearly two decades in Washington, or seeing Albert Haynesworth’s name in bold type in...

 

Bogota WTA event left without a single seeded player after 2 rounds

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The last two seeded players were knocked out of the Copa BBVA Colsanitas in second-round matches Thursday in the clay-court tournament. Top-seeded Marina Erakovic of New Zealand was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by Edina Gallovits-Hall of...

 
Access gap to Burnham Park

Access gap to Burnham Park

Veteran community activist Shirley Newsome looks with pride at recent improvements to the south lakefront's Burnham Park - new land that has widened the once-skinny park, a new beach and beach house at 41st Street, and a new marina under construction...

 
Bulls Game Day: Rose sits out 4th straight game

Bulls Game Day: Rose sits out 4th straight game

Though Derrick Rose continues to improve from his lower back spasms, the closest fans got to seeing the league’s reigning most valuable player was receiving his bobblehead doll as they entered. Rose warmed up beforehand but sat for the fourth straight...

 
In Mormon files, researcher Helen Radkey seeks to cause a headache for Romney

In Mormon files, researcher Helen Radkey seeks to cause a headache for Romney

SALT LAKE CITY - Mitt Romney has major headaches named Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich. This month, he also had Helen Radkey. At 1:55 p.m. on Feb. 8, Radkey, an excommunicated Mormon who spends her days combing through databases at the church’s Family...

 

Former Detroit police officer charged in mortgage fraud

Two people, including a former Detroit police homicide lieutenant, are facing charges of mortgage fraud and running a criminal enterprise from 2006 to 2011, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced today. Former lieutenant William R. Rice, 60,...

 

Los Angeles radio hosts suspended for Whitney Houston comments

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles radio station has pulled two popular talk radio hosts off the air for comments they made about Whitney Houston. KFI AM 640 suspended John Kobylt (KOH’-bahlt) and Ken Chiampou (SHAM’-poh) for using a derogatory term to...

 

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