News archive from 18 March 2016

Little Rock knocks off Purdue in 2OT off the shot of the tournament

Little Rock knocks off Purdue in 2OT off the shot of the tournament

DENVER — Little Rock senior guard Josh Hagins sank clutch shot after clutch shot to lead the No. 12 seed Trojans to an 85-83 double-overtime win against No. 5 Purdue on Thursday at the Pepsi Center. First it was Hagins’ deep three-pointer with five...

Usa Today, 20:00 in Sport
 

The Latest: UN envoy says gaps between Syria sides at talks

BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The U.N. envoy for Syria says significant gaps remain between the sides taking part in the Syrian peace talks in Geneva. Staffan de Mistura emerged Thursday from the fourth day...

 

Trooper killed in Mass. Pike crash honored across the state

Flags across the state were lowered to half-staff Thursday to honor Trooper Thomas Clardy, who was killed when a car crashed into his cruiser, stopped on the side of the Mass. Pike in Charlton. A flood of condolence messages from members of the...

 
Queens man pleads guilty to animal cruelty for beating puppy

Queens man pleads guilty to animal cruelty for beating puppy

A callous Queens man who brutally abused a tiny pit bull puppy pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge, officials said Thursday. Eric Ranger, 26, of Jamaica, was busted after neighbors videotaped him on several occasions punching and...

 

British socialite may have to reveal Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking at trial

A British socialite might have to disclose far more than she hoped about the sexual escapades of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein as the result of a ruling Thursday by a Manhattan federal judge. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Sweet ordered Ghislaine...

 
New homebuying trends defy popular notions about who wants to live where

New homebuying trends defy popular notions about who wants to live where

Forget what you’ve heard about the housing market. It’s probably wrong. For years it’s been a given that most young people want to live in close-in urban neighborhoods. And Baby Boomers — they are all nesting in suburban single-family home...

 
Spicy Subaru WRX: 6 gears from great

Spicy Subaru WRX: 6 gears from great

Some growling, howling Subarus blow the leaves off protected species of trees. They spew gravel into pristine skies and track mud into suburban garages — when they’re not doing doughnuts in the Pentecostal church parking lot. I speak, of course, of...

 
Bill would allow Delaware beer gardens to grow

Bill would allow Delaware beer gardens to grow

WILMINGTON, Del. — A bill in the General Assembly would create a special liquor license allowing beer gardens to pop up for months at a time. The legislation was introduced by state Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington South, who said outdoor spaces for...

 
Why wife of Diamondbacks owner is funding anti-Trump campaign

Why wife of Diamondbacks owner is funding anti-Trump campaign

PHOENIX — As she’s watched her party’s presidential front-runner vilify Mexicans and Muslims and balk at distancing himself from a Ku Klux Klan figure, Randy Kendrick has been reminded of another divisive era in American political history. During the...

 
2015-16 All-Arizona wrestling team

2015-16 All-Arizona wrestling team

The All-Arizona wrestling team was selected by the azcentral sports high school staff. The All-Arizona team represents the best players regardless of division. The staff consulted coaches and used statistics, observations and research in making their...

AZCentral, 20:17 in Sport
 

Judge dismisses Paxton fee challenge

AUSTIN -- A lawsuit challenging the fees being paid to special prosecutors handling the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was dismissed Thursday. In a one-page order issued Thursday, Dallas County Court at Law Judge Mark...

Chron, 20:24 in Politics
 

What's NASA doing for your craft beer right now?

What's NASA doing for you right now? If you like a good microbrew, one answer might be bubbles. An aerospace expert with a history of helping NASA develop useful technology for the mission to Mars has found a way to use some of that technology to help...

 

People are freaking out over the St. Patrick’s Day double rainbow in Boston

It’s a St. Patrick’s Day miracle in Boston. After afternoon showers south of the city, a double rainbow appeared—and excited Bostonians soon took to Twitter. #saintpatricksday Rainbow over #Boston pic.twitter.com/R5YAlVUZ3f — Pats fan Wags (@bwags830)...

 
Larry Drake of 'L.A. Law' dies at 66

Larry Drake of 'L.A. Law' dies at 66

Emmy award-winning actor Larry Drake, best known as playing Benny on L.A. Law, has died at aged 66. Drake's agent confirmed the news to USA Today on Thursday adding, "He was such a nice man and a great actor." TMZ reported that Drake had...

 
Ironwood Ridge's Tim Berrier named Wrestling Coach of Year after winning Division I title

Ironwood Ridge's Tim Berrier named Wrestling Coach of Year after winning Division I title

Wrestling Coach of the YearTim Berrier School: Oro Valley Ironwood Ridge Season recap: In his ninth season at Ironwood Ridge, Berrier led the program to its first Division I team wrestling championship in school history. He also led the team to three...

AZCentral, 20:29 in Sport
 

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