News archive from 17 August 2011, page 13

Tacks, glass found along Colorado bike race routes

DENVER -- Colorado authorities are warning cyclists that tacks, box cutters and broken glass have been found strewn along popular bike routes that are part of course plans for major races next week - including the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge....

 

Cruise lines putting out more 'no smoking' signs

Smokers will soon have fewer places to light up at sea as cruise lines crack down on smoking in cabins, balconies and other public areas. Norwegian Cruise Line this week became the latest cruise operator to announce a policy change, announcing that...

 

Police probing church incident involving Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Times reports: Police in San Diego want to interview parishioners who may have witnessed a minor incident involving Kobe Bryant and a young man who allegedly was trying to take his picture during a church service, officials said....

 
Arsenal beats Udinese in Champions League playoff

Arsenal beats Udinese in Champions League playoff

LONDON - Arsenal began life without Cesc Fabregas with a 1-0 win over Udinese on Tuesday, although a lively performance from the visitors ensured the Champions League playoff remains in the balance heading into the second leg. Theo Walcott scored just...

 
Stephen Colbert Super Pac loses treasurer to Rick Perry campaign

Stephen Colbert Super Pac loses treasurer to Rick Perry campaign

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert's Super PAC had a setback Monday when the its treasurer, Salvatore Purpura jumped ship - to Rick Perry's campaign. Funnyman Colbert's Super PAC had run ads in Iowa urging people to write in Rick Parry, with an A,...

 

J&J, Lilly drugs found among best for manic episodes

LONDON (Reuters) - Antipsychotics are far more effective than mood stabilizers in tackling acute manic episodes, researchers found, and Eli Lilly's Zyprexa, Johnson & Johnson's Risperdal and generic haloperidol outperform the rest. In a study...

 

Williams: Help for Sox must come from within

Detroit added outfielder Delmon Young on Monday, and Cleveland acquired pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez before the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline. But the Chicago White Sox are maxed out as far as their financial resources required to add a player, and...

 

Pastors honor Zachery Tims at prayer service

Central Florida's black ministers closed ranks around Pastor Zachery Tims Tuesday, holding a prayer vigil to show their support and solidarity for the charismatic young preacher whose death in a New York hotel room is under investigation. "In the...

 

Key committees OK new Ga. political maps

ATLANTA - Key committees in the Georgia Senate and House on Tuesday cleared political maps redrawing district lines for the 236 members of the state Legislature. The maps, unveiled to the public just five days ago, could face votes on from the full...

 

Jaguars' Mincey dealing with death, roster moves

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio gave his team the night off Tuesday, a rare treat during two weeks of training camp. Players scattered minutes after an afternoon practice, some heading back to the hotel for a nap and...

 

Michigan LB Kellen Jones transfers to Oklahoma

Norman, Okla. - Freshman linebacker Kellen Jones has transferred from Michigan to Oklahoma. Sooners coach Bob Stoops announced Tuesday that Jones would be eligible to play for the Sooners this year. That doesn't necessarily mean he'll be able to crack...

 

Former Lions, U-M player Corwin Brown faces 3 felonies

Anderson, Ind.- The family of former NFL player Corwin Brown said Tuesday they believe he may suffer from the same type of brain trauma as Dave Duerson, the former Chicago Bears star who committed suicide in February. Brown was taken from his home...

 

NY officials seek court help to curb gang activity

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. - An anti-gang strategy already being used in California, Texas, Utah, Florida and elsewhere could soon be coming to eastern Long Island, where officials have filed court papers seeking an injunction to prevent street gang members from...

 

Phoenix high school students hit while jaywalking

Two students from Phoenix's North High School were hit by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon on their way home from school, officials said. The two 15-year-olds were jaywalking near 16th Street and Thomas Road when a car hit them, according to Phoenix Union...

 

Haynesworth: Cash offered for witness testimony

WASHINGTON - A lawyer for Albert Haynesworth says a witness was offered $50,000 to testify against the defensive lineman in a misdemeanor sexual abuse case. Haynesworth is accused of sliding his credit card into a hotel waitress's bra and touching her...

 

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