News archive from 21 August 2015

Wedding nears for Mich. couple in gay marriage case

Wedding nears for Mich. couple in gay marriage case

DETROIT — It has been a remarkable journey for April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Hazel Park nurses who were at the forefront of the battle for marriage equality. And in just days, the couple will wed, closing the chapter on their historic fight for...

 
Fogle’s access to children restricted until plea hearing

Fogle’s access to children restricted until plea hearing

INDIANAPOLIS — While on home detention until his yet-to-be-scheduled plea hearing, Jared Fogle will not be allowed to have any unsupervised contact with a minor except his own two young children. Before any exception can be approved allowing Fogle to...

 
Pack of wolves discovered in California

Pack of wolves discovered in California

Wolves are back in northern California. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife posted pictures of five gray wolf pups and two adults in Siskiyou County to its website Thursday. The agency said that after trail cameras recorded a lone wolf back...

 
Facebook co-founder Moskovitz: Tech industry 'destroying personal lives'

Facebook co-founder Moskovitz: Tech industry 'destroying personal lives'

SAN FRANCISCO - The tech industry threatens to cannibalize itself, forcing its talented and young workforce to pursue work over life with the inevitable end result being compromised results and miserable employees. That's the not the rant of a Silicon...

 
Man whose lost-dog tale went viral faces charges

Man whose lost-dog tale went viral faces charges

OSHKOSH, Wis. — A man whose story went viral when he lost his dog at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture this year is facing charges for stealing a car and lying to authorities. Paul Koepnick, 28, of Elkhorn, is charged with one count...

 
Museum events planned for Arctic conference

Museum events planned for Arctic conference

The Anchorage Museum will host several events connected to the Global Leadership in the Arctic conference, taking place in Anchorage Aug. 30-31. Conference attendees will include President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry. Large art...

 
Five factors that could ground the drone economy

Five factors that could ground the drone economy

SAN FRANCISCO – The drone economy could be grounded if operators and regulators alike don't address pressing concerns over cyber attacks, privacy breaches and reckless pilots, according to a new report by insurers Lloyd's of London. The British...

 

UCF fraternity suspended over drinking violations

A UCF fraternity has been suspended because a man found in his underwear and a woman who took a drink from a stranger were hospitalized after drinking at a party, university documents released Thursday show. The fraternity is accused of violating two...

 

OCSO: 11 heroin overdoses reported in Blossom Park in last 24 hours

At least 11 people have overdosed - three of them fatally - on heroin in the last 24 hours in the Blossom Park area, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. "Sheriff Jerry Demings is informing all citizens who go to the Blossom Park area...

 
Ex-Cincy cop with child porn on his camera gets 5 years

Ex-Cincy cop with child porn on his camera gets 5 years

DETROIT — A retired Cincinnati police officer was sentenced to five years in federal prison after authorities found child pornography on his video camera while he was crossing the Canadian border. Robert Glassmeyer, 62, was first arrested at the Blue...

 
Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed several rounds across the world's most heavily armed border and threatened to take further action unless Seoul ends its loudspeaker broadcasts. The North denied it...

 
Robert Griffin III leaves Redskins' preseason game after hit

Robert Griffin III leaves Redskins' preseason game after hit

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III exited Thursday's preseason game against the Detroit Lions after being shaken up by a hit while attempting to recover a fumble. Lions defensive end Corey Wootton tackled Griffin and appeared to land...

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Bianchi: American football fans are docile compared to international soccer crazies

Bianchi: American football fans are docile compared to international soccer crazies

We don't get it. We just don't get it. As the much-anticipated football season is almost upon us, we American sports fans actually think we have the global market cornered on frenzied, feverish, fanatical passion. We think our college football fans...

 

UCF football rookies hitting preseason camp wall

School might not start until Monday, but many of UCF football's rookies have already learned a hard lesson about gridiron life during the past three weeks in preseason camp. After spending the past 16 days sprinting in heavy pads in the thick Florida...

 
Sex addiction experts: Recovery won't be easy for Fogle

Sex addiction experts: Recovery won't be easy for Fogle

Jared Fogle's lawyer says the former Subway spokesman will accept a plea deal for having sex with underage girls and possessing child pornography. Jeremy Margolis says his client is seeking treatment and amends. INDIANAPOLIS — Bill Cosby. Josh Duggar....

 

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