News archive from 18 September 2012

Birmingham Airport's $201 million makeover on schedule, on budget, officials say

Birmingham Airport's $201 million makeover on schedule, on budget, officials say

 BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport are beginning to see signs of progress as the $201 million expansion and modernization project has moved from...

 
Alabama State Parks offering free admission Sept. 29

Alabama State Parks offering free admission Sept. 29

Alabama State Parks are offering free admission Sept. 29 in honor of the National Park Service's National Public Lands Day event. Although the systems are different, the goals are the same - enjoy nature and history together. Go here to see the full...

 

Macomb County prosecutors urge judge to keep armed robber behind bars

Mount Clemens - Prosecutors have asked a Macomb Circuit Court judge to block the release of a convicted armed robber from prison.Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith is seeking to reverse the state Parole Board's decision to release Peter Noel Cushing,...

 

Speedskaters will seek arbitration for dismissal of coaches

More than a dozen U.S. short track speedskaters will request binding arbitration in an effort they hope will expedite the dismissal of three national team coaches. The skaters have filed a complaint with the U.S. Olympic Committee asking that head...

 

Democrats endorse LaFerla in the 1st district

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Maryland Democratic Party is officially endorsing Dr. John LaFerla to run as a write-in candidate in the 1st district congressional race. Yvette Lewis, the party chair, announced the endorsement Monday, after votes by the local...

 

Defensive flexibility a reason Dahntay Jones admires Shawn Marion

In some ways, Dahntay Jones is the Mavericks' new mystery man. Arriving with Darren Collison in the deal that sent Ian Mahinmi to Indiana, Jones is a defensive specialist who doesn’t get a lot of attention on the offensive end of the court. Not that...

Dallas News, 17:02 in Sport
 

Why 'American Idol' is worth watching

After what felt like months of rampant speculation, Fox has finally announced that the "American Idol" judges' panel will include pop-rap vixen Nicki Minaj and country statesman Keith Urban. The two are joining fellow newbie, pop diva Mariah...

 

Melvins, Redd Kross to play New Year's Eve show in downtown L.A.

There's no shortage of nostalgia for '80s-era punk right now, and two of the genre's titans have finally joined up for a show. Redd Kross, the pioneering L.A. punk band whose recent reunion and new album "Researching the Blues" earned wide...

 

Defensive flexibility a reason Dahntay Jones admires Shawn Marion

In some ways, Dahntay Jones is the Mavericks' new mystery man. Arriving with Darren Collison in the deal that sent Ian Mahinmi to Indiana, Jones is a defensive specialist who doesn’t get a lot of attention on the offensive end of the court. Not that...

Dallas News, 17:03 in Sport
 

No. 1 Bama could roll until matchup with No. 2 LSU

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban says there's plenty of room for improvement even if the issues aren't reflected on the scoreboard. He'll have a hard time convincing opponents. The top-ranked Crimson Tide has outscored its opponents 128-14...

 

UN ambassador says Libya attack was spontaneous

WASHINGTON - A deadly assault on a U.S. consulate in Libya was a spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday, even as Libya's president insisted the attackers spent months preparing and carefully...

 
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky  to be sentenced October 9 following sexual abuse conviction 

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky  to be sentenced October 9 following sexual abuse...

Senior McKean County, Pa. Judge John Cleland has scheduled a hearing for Monday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. in the courthouse of Bellaforte, Pa., to determine if Jerry Sandusky should be classified as a sexually violent predator, after which he will be...

Daily News, 17:05 in Sport
 
Three University of Wisconsin students charged in  attack on Badgers running back Montee Ball 

Three University of Wisconsin students charged in  attack on Badgers running back Montee Ball 

MADISON, Wis. — Three University of Wisconsin students have been charged in attack on Badgers’ running back Montee Ball. Wendell Venerable, Robert Wilks and Deonte Wilson appeared in Dane County Circuit Court on Monday where a judge continued their...

Daily News, 17:06 in Sport
 
Running Doc’s advice on how to avoid and treat the condition known as shin splints 

Running Doc’s advice on how to avoid and treat the condition known as shin splints 

Dear Running Doc: I think I may have a stress fracture or a shin splint. It hurts when I run. If it is a stress fracture, do I really need to stop running for six weeks? Robert B., Port Washington, NY. Rob: I regularly see this at this time of year as...

Daily News, 17:06 in Sport
 

Was 'Innocence of Muslims' directed by a porn producer?

Is the man who directed an anti-Islam film that sparked riots in Egypt and Libya the same person who directed soft-core porn movies with titles such as "Young Lady Chatterley," "The Sexpert" and "The Happy Hooker Goes...

 

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