News archive from 17 May 2011

Cabdriver in Evanston shooting still on life support

A cabdriver continued to cling to life today as Evanston police searched for the person or people responsible for shooting him in the head early Sunday morning. The driver, whose name is being withheld by authorities, was found in his car with a...


Apollo Group says Massachusetts AG is probing its recruiting and financing of students

PHOENIX - The nation’s largest for-profit college says it is being investigated by the Massachusetts attorney general for possible deceptive practices in its student recruiting and financing. Phoenix-based Apollo Group disclosed the probe of its...


A year after Aiyana's death, community seeks justice

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of 7-year-old girl during a police raid on a home in Detroit. Aiyana Stanley-Jones was fatally shot by Officer Joseph Weekley during the raid on the lower flat of a two-unit home on...


Debt concerns weigh on stocks

NEW YORK- Stocks closed lower for a second day, dragged down by technology companies and concerns about Europe's debts. European finance ministers approved $110 billion in rescue loans to Portugal today, but have yet to decide on another rescue...

Chron, 17:01 in Business
Summer air travel headed upward, U.S. airlines say

Summer air travel headed upward, U.S. airlines say

Expect more crowded skies this summer when U.S. airlines will see a slight bump in traffic from modest gains in domestic air travel and a record high for international travel, according to a forecast released Monday by the Air Transport Assn. of...

IMF head’s arrest adds uncertainty to Europe’s long-term government debt crisis

IMF head’s arrest adds uncertainty to Europe’s long-term government debt crisis

LONDON - The arrest of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn adds more uncertainty to Europe’s debt crisis by removing a widely respected expert from talks on how to save the 17-nation eurozone. Strauss-Kahn, who was France’s...


Dallas sports a Mavericks blue skyline, with assist from National Police Week

Downtown Dallas skyscrapers will be flooded with blue light all week long. But it's not all about Mavericks playoff mania. The special lighting was organized by Downtown Dallas Inc. and Dallas police as part of National Police Week, a seven-day...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
Clemens judge summons Mitchell commission lawyers

Clemens judge summons Mitchell commission lawyers

WASHINGTON - The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ criminal case wants attorneys who investigated performance-enhancing drugs for Major League Baseball to come to a private hearing. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton today ordered the lawyers who...

Mets’ Wright Has Stress Fracture in Back

Mets’ Wright Has Stress Fracture in Back

Third baseman David Wright has a stress fracture in his back and is likely to end up on the disabled list, the Mets announced Monday afternoon, dealing one more blow to a team that has had an unending series of injury setbacks. Keep up with the latest...


Economist: Michigan will keep adding 60K jobs a year

Lansing- A University of Michigan economist says the state's rebounding economy will add about 60,000 jobs annually for the next three years. George Fulton says the state unemployment rate will hover between 9 percent and 10 percent through 2013 as...


Darden changes leaders at Olive Garden, Red Lobster

Darden Restaurants said today that is making some big changes in its leadership starting May 30. After seven years as President of Red Lobster, Kim Lopdrup will become senior vice president of Business Development overseeing Darden's long range growth...


IMF Chief Ordered Held Without Bail in Sexual Assault Case

Law enforcement sources told that blood found on bed sheets in the luxury suite in Manhattan’s Sofitel Hotel, where Strauss-Kahn stayed Friday night, could support the sexual assault claim of the alleged victim. A rape kit found DNA...

Fox News, 17:11 in Crime

Comcast launches data transfer service for Metro Detroit firms

Comcast Corp. launched a high-speed data transfer service in Metro Detroit on Monday aimed at attracting medium-size firms, the company said today. The cable provider's Metro Ethernet service is targeted at businesses with 20 to 500 employees and...


Lender sells Rockwall mixed-use project

Tabani Acquisitions LLC, a Dallas-based investment group, has purchased the Rockwall Commons mixed-use development in Rockwall. The 216,651-square-foot office, retail and residential project is located at 1309 and 1407 Ridge Road and was sold by...


Nelson Cruz begins rehab assignment at Double-A Frisco today

After clearing a battery of strength and conditioning tests over the weekend, outfielder Nelson Cruz on Monday will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco that could have him back in the Rangers’ lineup by the weekend. Cruz, out with a strained...

Dallas News, 17:12 in Sport

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