News archive from 20 August 2015

How to talk to kids about Jared Fogle

How to talk to kids about Jared Fogle

INDIANAPOLIS — As Subway’s one-man brand for years, Jared Fogle became a popular and recognizable figure in our culture. Now the story of Fogle, who admitted to having sex with minors and distributing and receiving child pornography, provides parents...

 
Charges filed against Baltimore police officer who shot suspect in groin

Charges filed against Baltimore police officer who shot suspect in groin

A Baltimore police officer faces charges of attempted murder and assault after shooting a burglary suspect in the groin while the suspect was on the floor with gunshot wounds. The charges against Officer Wesley Cagle were a result of an investigation...

 
Armour: LeBron James' best work may be off the court

Armour: LeBron James' best work may be off the court

The titles that will define LeBron James best are at least a decade away, to be earned through the talent, hard work and dedication of others. Beginning in 2025, some 2,000 underprivileged kids in Akron, Ohio, will be able to call themselves college...

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Once-forgotten Gator tight ends expected to flourish in UF coach Jim McElwain's system

Once-forgotten Gator tight ends expected to flourish in UF coach Jim McElwain's system

UF tight ends combined for 30 catches and three touchdowns in 2013-14, while making headlines for some critical drops. But a once-forgotten position at UF suddenly looks like it could be a strength in 2015. GAINESVILLE - Tight ends have feelings,...

 
Hyde: Unlikely friends Ndamukong Suh and Warren Buffett linked by love of business

Hyde: Unlikely friends Ndamukong Suh and Warren Buffett linked by love of business

The telling story of their unlikely friendship? It's not the staged arm-wrestling bouts they've had. It's not the pancake breakfast last month at the Village Inn ("Kids Eat Free") in Nebraska. It was years ago when Ndamukong Suh first met...

 
SAO: No charges in man's shooting death, ruled self defense

SAO: No charges in man's shooting death, ruled self defense

One day before Easter, Michael Reid lay dying on the floor of a house near Pine Hills. Reid was 22. He was on his back, blood from five bullet wounds pooling around him. There was a gun holster in his waistband, and a loaded 9mm pistol, his mother's,...

 
Tech workers richer but less happy than most workers

Tech workers richer but less happy than most workers

SAN FRANCISCO—Oh, to be employed in the technology sector. Your skills are highly sought after, the entry-level pay skirts six figures and your job often involves creating the future. What's not to like? A lot, according to a survey undertaken by...

 
Intel's coming out party for the Internet of Things

Intel's coming out party for the Internet of Things

SAN FRANCISCO - There were dancing robot spiders, death-defying feats with BMX bikes and a major shift in emphasis at this year's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. The yearly conference was something of a coming out party for Intel's focus on...

 
Paul Tenorio: From national perspective, Orlando City is an MLS success story

Paul Tenorio: From national perspective, Orlando City is an MLS success story

From up close, with the purple smoke stinging your eyes and the flags blocking your view, it can be easy to forget Orlando City is an expansion team. The club's fans have bought in so quickly, the stands have filled so often, the highs have been so...

 
Kids don't deserve participation medals, trophies for showing up

Kids don't deserve participation medals, trophies for showing up

Welcome to America, where everybody is a winner! Step on up, Billy, and collect that big 'ol trophy for letting the fly ball drop on your head in the ninth inning! Sarah, come collect your hardware for your efforts in helping your softball team go...

 
Jessica Chambers' father: 'We're near the end'

Jessica Chambers' father: 'We're near the end'

JACKSON, Miss. — Ben Chambers said it will be a bittersweet moment when his daughter's killer is put behind bars. Jessica Chambers, 19, was burned alive on a rural road in Courtland in December 2014. Since then, authorities have followed hundreds of...

 
Indy brewery will fetch you a beer for your dog

Indy brewery will fetch you a beer for your dog

INDIANAPOLIS — Craft beer is going to the dogs. No, no — the microbrewery bubble hasn’t burst. It’s really, seriously going to the dogs. Flat 12 Bierwerks has launched Indianapolis’ first “dog brew,” a non-alcoholic beer made especially for your...

 

Guard at 'Muslim-free' gun range in Oklahoma accidentally shoots self

A man guarding a small-town Oklahoma gun range that declared itself a "Muslim-free" business dropped his gun and accidentally shot himself. Authorities said a bullet struck the unidentified man in his arm after he dropped the weapon Tuesday....

 

Wayne and Wanda: Dating an old flame while his marriage combusts

Dear Wayne and Wanda, Years ago, I was involved with "Jack."  We had instant chemistry -- not just physical but mental. And it was intense. We were younger, single, playing the field. Jack intrigued me but I figured I had time to act on it...

 
Movie theater chain checking bags nationwide after shootings

Movie theater chain checking bags nationwide after shootings

Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in response to shootings at theaters around the country, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was "not without flaws" and would inconvenience guests but provide...

 

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