News archive from 20 June 2013, page 6

Murder case dropped against North Miami-Dade teen who fatally shot unarmed burglar

Murder case dropped against North Miami-Dade teen who fatally shot unarmed burglar

In what was another test of the state's controversial Stand Your Ground self-defense law, Miami-Dade authorities announced Wednesday they won't charge a teen who waited outside an apartment building and fatally shot an unarmed burglar as he tried to...

 

Eisenhower memorial moving ahead, despite family's objections

WASHINGTON -- The design for a memorial to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, more than 10 years in the planning, has so divided supporters and critics that the commission created to build it gave up trying to find a compromise and defiantly voted...

 
$650M Red Wings arena proposed near Woodward and I-75

$650M Red Wings arena proposed near Woodward and I-75

New home ice for the Detroit Red Wings, thousands of square feet of fresh retail space and 8,300 new jobs are part of a blueprint unveiled Wednesday for a sprawling arena and entertainment district at the north end of downtown. The Detroit Downtown...

 

Venezuela: Plane that disappeared in '08 found

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelan authorities say the undersea wreckage of a small plane that disappeared five years ago with 14 people aboard has been found. Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz is announcing via Twitter the discovery of the aircraft with...

 

Heat, Spurs have a tough act to follow

MIAMI - There's really no way to top what happened Tuesday night. LeBron James quieted his haters again in one of the most stunning NBA Finals games ever. Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker failed appallingly for the only time in their Finals...

 
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies at 51

'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies at 51

HBO has confirmed that “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini died today. He was 51. The three-time Emmy winner possibly suffered a heart attack while on vacation in Italy, reports Variety. Best known for his role as mob boss Tony Soprano, he recently...

 

2nd Highland Park teacher quits over transfer flap

A second Highland Park grade school teacher has publicly resigned following a controversial round of involuntary transfers last month that has pitted educators and parents against the administration. Fourth-grade teacher Dana Gillis read her...

 

Mets ace Matt Harvey challenged former reliever Jon Rauch, who is 6-foot-11, to a fight last season

ATLANTA - Mets ace Matt Harvey declined through a team spokesman to discuss a report that he challenged former teammate Jon Rauch to a fight last season, but Mets sources told to the Daily News that the incident did in fact occur - and it was not the...

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Judge acquits mother of former gymnastics coach

Saying he was unconvinced by the evidence, a DuPage County judge Wednesday acquitted two women charged with forging records that prosecutors say were meant to fight accusations that the son of one of the women had molested young gymnasts. After...

 
Body near Patriot's home was semi-pro athlete's

Body near Patriot's home was semi-pro athlete's

BOSTON A man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's house was a semi-pro football player with connections to Hernandez, his family said Wednesday. Ursula Ward said police told her the body...

 

Giants legendary punter Jennings passes away

Dave Jennings, former legendary punter and later radio analyst and Ring of Honor member of the New York Giants, passed away in his New Jersey home on Wednesday. He was 61. Jennings had been battling Parkinson's disease since 1996. He was a four-time...

 
Charlotte Bobcats' Patrick Ewing: Big men face steep climb up NBA coaching ladder

Charlotte Bobcats' Patrick Ewing: Big men face steep climb up NBA coaching ladder

Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing didn't get a single interview for one of the NBA's dozen head-coaching openings this offseason. He believes he knows why. “We get pigeon-holed,” said Ewing, who will serve as lead assistant to...

 
Pistons look like they're staying put for now

Pistons look like they're staying put for now

The Pistons might be interested in sharing an arena with the Red Wings someday, but in the near future, that seems unlikely. Dennis Mannion, who runs Palace Sports & Entertainment, has been making changes and upgrades in the past year as if the...

 
Anniston man with crazy hats had big heart

Anniston man with crazy hats had big heart

slideshow Sonny Clayton never met a hat he didn't like or a stranger he couldn't make a friend. A self-proclaimed clown, the Anniston native always had a balloon animal for a crying child or a big smile and helping hand for anyone in trouble. He was a...

 

American Medical Association recognizes obesity as a disease

As a nurse practitioner at the Oxford Adult Care and Weight Loss Center, Kanina Crosen sees Alabama's obesity problem firsthand. To her, obesity is more than a condition that 30 percent of adult Alabamians live with every day, according to Centers for...

 

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