News archive from 20 September 2016

Merritt Tierce can't make a living as a writer. Here's why you should care

Merritt Tierce can't make a living as a writer. Here's why you should care

Merritt Tierce, the Dallas-area author of Love Me Back,  has had much of the life that writers dream of:  Prestigious awards.  Praise from The New York Times for her debut novel, Love Me Back. A fellowship from  the Iowa Writers' Workshop.  What...

 
Tech guru Nick Reddy aims to 'consumerize' care at Baylor Scott and White Health

Tech guru Nick Reddy aims to 'consumerize' care at Baylor Scott and White Health

THE CONNECTORS: Conversations with visionaries, investors and entrepreneurs from North Texas who are making a mark in the business world. A self-proclaimed nerd with a penchant for mountain climbing, Nick Reddy, chief digital officer and senior vice...

 

Did trip to Afghanistan radicalize NYC, NJ bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami?

Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old Elizabeth man suspected of planting homemade bombs in New York City and New Jersey, liked to play basketball, drive souped-up cars and studied criminal justice at a community college. But the naturalized American...

 

Did trip to Afghanistan radicalize NYC, NJ bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami?

Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old Elizabeth man suspected of planting homemade bombs in New York City and New Jersey, liked to play basketball, drive souped-up cars and studied criminal justice at a community college. But the naturalized American...

 

Clown jumps out of bushes, chases 2 kids: 'Somebody's going to get hurt' police chief says

Someone dressed in a clown costume jumped out from behind bushes in Brighton and chased two young teens. Brighton police Chief Ray Hubbart said the incident happened about 8 p.m. Sunday on Huntsville Avenue near King Street. After chasing the kids –...

 

Clown jumps out of bushes, chases 2 kids: 'Somebody's going to get hurt' police chief says

Someone dressed in a clown costume jumped out from behind bushes in Brighton and chased two young teens. Brighton police Chief Ray Hubbart said the incident happened about 8 p.m. Sunday on Huntsville Avenue near King Street. After chasing the kids –...

 
'What should I do?': Frightened driver's 911 call before State Route 51 shooting in Phoenix offers chilling details

'What should I do?': Frightened driver's 911 call before State Route 51 shooting in Phoenix offers chilling...

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare STATE ROUTE 51 SHOOTING ON SEPT. 7, 2016Press conference on State Route 51 shooting on Sept. 7, 2016 | 1:04Sgt. Jonathan Howard, a Phoenix police spokesman, said the woman told the 911 dispatcher that she was being...

 
Man accused of dismembering Texas Woman's University student was released from jail days before attack

Man accused of dismembering Texas Woman's University student was released from jail days before attack

Updated at 6:03 p.m.: Revised to include the latest information.  A 24-year-old Texas Woman's University student was burned and dismembered last week by a man she spent time with -- and may have met for the first time -- at a bar the previous night,...

Dallas News, 19:11 in Crime
 
Pier 1 Imports has a new investor who wants to shake things up

Pier 1 Imports has a new investor who wants to shake things up

A New York-based hedge fund on Monday disclosed a 9.5 percent stake in Pier 1 Imports. Alden Global Capital said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it's been in talks with the board about operations, the search for a new CEO, board...

 
Senior Emma Broome hopes to lead Scottsdale Chaparral to third straight state title

Senior Emma Broome hopes to lead Scottsdale Chaparral to third straight state title

As she stands at the starting block of the 50-meter pool, Scottsdale Chaparral senior swimmer Emma Broome stirs with pre-race jitters. She pumps her legs and stretches swollen muscles, bouncing with energy. She paces before turning to face the water....

AZCentral, 19:19 in Sport
 

2 priests found dead after being kidnapped in Mexico

MEXICO CITY –  Two priests have been found dead after they were abducted in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The Veracruz state prosecutors' office says the two men were kidnapped Sunday in the northern Veracruz city of Poza Rica. Their bodies...

 
Former Miner may be arrested after bomb threat

Former Miner may be arrested after bomb threat

Buy Photo UPDATE : The suspect, believed to be former Miner Chris Craig, has been taken into custody, the Utah County Sheriff's Office said through their spokesman's Twitter account. The sheriff's office did not confirm that Craig is the suspect....

Usa Today, 19:35 in Sport
 
2 arrested after UNT student robbed at gunpoint during drug transaction

2 arrested after UNT student robbed at gunpoint during drug transaction

Two people have been arrested in connection with the robbery of a University of North Texas student earlier this month, university police said.  The student was robbed at gunpoint Sept. 6 when two men got into his car with him for an apparent drug...

Dallas News, 19:41 in Crime
 
Uruguay rejects demand by hunger-striking ex-Gitmo detainee

Uruguay rejects demand by hunger-striking ex-Gitmo detainee

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –  Uruguay's government on Monday rejected an ultimatum by a former Guantanamo prisoner who is on a hunger strike demanding to leave the South American country. Abu Wa'el Dhiab has been on a hunger strike for more than a month...

 

Krauthammer: In fight against ISIS, everything hinges on ground battle

Syndicated Columnist and Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer told viewers Monday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest calling the war against ISIS a “narrative fight” was clearly a mistake, but a...

Fox News, 20:00 in Politics
 

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