News archive from 19 March 2013

Jennifer Carroll's inaccurate financial disclosures cited as reason for reform

TALLAHASSEE -- Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll followed Florida's financial disclosure law when she revealed her work for a charity linked to Internet gambling. But when it came to disclosing the rest of her finances, Carroll was wildly inconsistent...

 

Police investigating child endangerment case

Two boys were allegedly riding in an open car trunk Sunday afternoon, according to Anniston police. Sgt. Chris Sparks said a relative of the 15-year-old and 11-year-old brothers allowed them to ride around Saks with the trunk open and their legs...

 

Police investigating statutory rape

Anniston police are investigating a case of statutory rape reported Saturday involving a 14-year-old girl. Sgt. Chris Sparks said the mother of the girl reported the incident to police. The incident occurred Thursday between 11 p.m. and midnight at a...

 
Business as Usual: Changes downtown and down at the mall

Business as Usual: Changes downtown and down at the mall

slideshow Commerce Tower returning to auction block Owners of Commerce Tower, an 11-story office building at Eighth and Noble streets currently in foreclosure, hope to hold on the building as courthouse auctions have failed to garner interest and have...

 

At least 16 killed in northern Nigeria explosion

KANO, Nigeria -- A medic says at least 16 people were killed in an explosion that hit a bus station in Kano in northern Nigeria. The medic, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the press, said at least 16 dead...

 

Garnett misses Heat game with injury, illness

BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett is out of the lineup for the Boston Celtics as they try to stop the Miami Heat's 22-game winning streak. Garnett has the flu and a strain in his left thigh, coach Doc Rivers said before Monday night's game. He said Garnett...

 

At least 16 killed in northern Nigeria explosion

KANO, Nigeria A medic says at least 16 people were killed in an explosion that hit a bus station in Kano in northern Nigeria. The medic, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the press, said at least 16 dead and...

 

Clippers are just moseying along

For the most part, the Clippers plodded along in their victory against the New York Knicks on Sunday. In many ways, that has defined how the Clippers have played since the All-Star break. Though they are 7-4 since the break, the Clippers seem to be...

 
Bret Michaels will play concert at Detroit Grand Prix

Bret Michaels will play concert at Detroit Grand Prix

Rocker Bret Michaels, the Poison front man and a self-described "car guy," has signed on to play during Saturday night activities at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix on June 1. The concert will start around 6 p.m. "Bret Michaels is a...

 

Items worth thousands stolen from Detroit Foot Locker

Detroit - Thousands of dollars in merchandise was stolen from a Foot Locker after a vehicle slammed into the store Monday.Police were called to the 14200 block of Gratiot at Seven Mile in the city's east side around 5 a.m. after a green Jeep drove...

 

Honda switches up ad agencies

Rubin Postaer & Associates held on to its signature account -- American Honda Motor Co. -- but the agency lost a significant piece of business in one of the advertising industry's most-closely watched reviews. Honda announced late Monday that it...

 

Eagles taking it easy at NFL meetings

PHOENIX -- The Philadephia Eagles didn't come to the NFL meetings, which began to stir to life Sunday, with any urgent business to transact. They signed eight free agents in a flurry last week. They're monitoring the market now, but aren't waiting by...

 

Beyonce revisits Sasha Fierce in new track 'Bow Down / I Been On'

Beyoncé is ordering everyone to "Bow Down," heralding the return of Queen Bey and Sasha Fierce. Her alter egos seem to be back with a vengeance and staking claim to the next female summer anthem. And guess what: She "don't need no...

 
Serena Williams puts tennis first in successful second act

Serena Williams puts tennis first in successful second act

Wasn't it a few years ago that tennis pundits were questioning Serena Williams' staying power, suggesting she didn't take the game seriously enough, that her outside interests would prevent her from reaching her potential, that she didn't have the...

 

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