News archive from 20 June 2013

Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings can't afford to tango with Kris Letang

Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings can't afford to tango with Kris Letang

There's a hot-button issue developing in Pittsburgh, where it seems Penguins defenseman Kris Letang could be on his way out of town. It's a numbers game these days in the NHL, more so right now because the salary cap is shrinking to $64.3 million for...

 

Oxford retail project progressing

OXFORD – The Oxford Commercial Development Authority agreed Wednesday to transfer land where a Bojangles’ restaurant may soon be built to the developer of the project. Holmes Properties, the developer, originally owned the land at the intersection of...

 
Blanco's 2-run triple in 7th helps Giants win, 4-2

Blanco's 2-run triple in 7th helps Giants win, 4-2

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gregor Blanco had a pinch hit, two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Brandon Belt and Marco Scutaro also drove in runs as the Giants won their...

 
Man charged with stabbing victim in shoulder

Man charged with stabbing victim in shoulder

slideshow Anniston police charged a man Tuesday night with stabbing a man with a kitchen knife earlier this month. Dennis Datarvis Tippins, 36, of Anniston, was charged with felony second-degree assault, according to a police report. Anniston police...

 

Anniston to extend search for city manager

The city of Anniston is extending the deadline in its search for a new city manager and offering more money to give the City Council a wider pool of applicants to consider. “We want to take our time,” Mayor Vaughn Stewart said. “We want to increase...

 

Fred Grimm: Vigilante justice? It's OK now

If justice were based on a homicide victim's virtue, it would be inarguable — Bryan Antonio DeJesus deserved no justice. But there was a time, before Florida legalized vigilante retribution, when even a low-down thief like DeJesus, unarmed...

 

Rose stuck to plan – per usual, Mickelson didn't

Having had a few days to get used to the sound of “Justin Rose, U.S. Open champion,” a few observations from the week at Merion Golf Club: • For lack of a better term, there's a format to winning U.S. Opens – make...

 

Garden Parkway has uphill road under new funding formula

The N.C. Legislature's passage Wednesday of a new transportation funding formula is a significant setback for the proposed Garden Parkway in Gaston County, which would no longer have a dedicated source of money and instead would compete with other...

 

Justin Lamar Sternad says he was duped by campaign manager

Justin Lamar Sternad, who is to be sentenced Monday in Miami federal court for campaign-finance crimes, said in an interview Wednesday night on America TeVe that he believes former Congressman David Rivera was part of the conspiracy. Sternad, however,...

 

Man gets 35 years for killing former landlady

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for strangling his former landlady and setting fire to her house. A Pasco County judge sentenced 49-year-old Charles Edward Dear on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty...

 

Cubs don't expect repercussions from Castro's comment

ST. LOUIS - The Chicago Cubs don't expect any repercussions from the Cardinals tonight regarding Starlin Castro's postgame comment Tuesday on the game-ending interference call resulting from Shane Robinson's takeout slide. "No, God,"...

 

Bill to dissolve insolvent school districts nears final OK in Senate

The Buena Vista and Inkster school districts could be dissolved before classes start in September under a bill that neared final passage in the state Senate on Wednesday. Under the package of bills, the state Treasurer and state Superintendent of...

 

Movie review: 'Between Us' makes a mess of 2 marriages

For all the talking that occurs in the tedious drama "Between Us," little of substance is actually said. What's left is an unpleasant visit with a pair of hateful married couples who, in due time, prove mirror images of one another. Symmetry...

 
Brooklyn man who fatally stabbed cabbie in the eye denied bail

Brooklyn man who fatally stabbed cabbie in the eye denied bail

A Brooklyn man accused of fatally stabbing a cabbie with an umbrella poke through his eye has been locked up without bail. Shamel Allen, 28, is charged with first-degree manslaughter and weapon possession for the death Thursday of gypsy cab driver Uro...

 

Josh Hamilton dropped to seventh in Angels batting order

One night after he accounted for eight outs, with three double-play grounders and two strikeouts in a 3-2 loss to Seattle, Josh Hamilton was dropped from the second spot in the order to seventh for Wednesday night's game against the Mariners. Angels...

 

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