News archive from 21 October 2012

Rights group: Yemen security forces raid hospitals

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni security forces have raided hospitals in Aden in search of suspected militants, threatening health care in the southern port city, an international rights group said Saturday. Human Rights Watch also said government forces have...

 

Steelers sign Malecki to full roster

By Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Steelers signed offensive lineman John Malecki from their practice squad to their 53-man roster today. To make room for him, they released defensive end Corbin Bryant, whom they signed the past week after...

 
Thomas Jefferson HS beats New Utrecht HS, 42-38, in overtime in a PSAL Championship division football game 

Thomas Jefferson HS beats New Utrecht HS, 42-38, in overtime in a PSAL Championship division football game 

Kendal Thomas scored on a 15-yard run in overtime to give visiting Thomas Jefferson a 42-38 win over New Utrecht in a PSAL championship division battle in Brooklyn on Saturday. After the Utes took the lead in overtime on a field goal, the Orange Wave...

Daily News, 17:02 in Sport
 
No. 7 Ohio State rallies to beat Purdue in overtime

No. 7 Ohio State rallies to beat Purdue in overtime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kenny Guiton came off the bench in relief of injured star quarterback Braxton Miller to lead touchdown drives in the final minute of regulation and in overtime, with Carlos Hyde scoring on a 1-yard run to clinch the Buckeyes'...

 
Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller injured in overtime win

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller injured in overtime win

Ohio State remained undefeated Saturday by rallying to defeat Purdue, 29-22, in overtime but the victory was marred by an injury to star quarterback Braxton Miller. Miller suffered an apparent head injury after being tackled in the third quarter and...

 
Stray cat credited with helping discover ancient catacombs in residential Rome neighborhood

Stray cat credited with helping discover ancient catacombs in residential Rome neighborhood

Indiana Jones named himself after a dog — but maybe he should have picked a cat. A stray cat discovered an ancient Roman catacomb on Tuesday. Mirko Curti and a friend followed the feline into a tomb that dates back more than 2,000 years. The pair...

 

Outside groups target NC legislative races again

RALEIGH Lost in the glare generated by the presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, third-party groups backed by money from corporations and liberal-leaning organizations are trying again this fall to influence the partisan makeup of the North...

 

No leap of faith for Marshall

It took him a few games in a Bears uniform, but Brandon Marshall eventually reached his high point. No, the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver didn't achieve a new milestone. It was simply a 34-yard sideline catch in Week 3 versus the Rams, a play that...

 
FINAL: Vanderbilt 17, Auburn 13: Auburn report card

FINAL: Vanderbilt 17, Auburn 13: Auburn report card

Rushing offense – DTre Mason gained 17 yards on his first carry and 34 yards on a burst in the third. Those were the team's biggest ground gains. For as much success as Mason had after contact and making defenders miss, he sure doesn't get the ball as...

 
Huntsville police blotter: Handcuffs stolen from probation office on Wheeler Avenue

Huntsville police blotter: Handcuffs stolen from probation office on Wheeler Avenue

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Unless otherwise noted, the following incidents were reported to Huntsville police Friday. In items with incomplete addresses, police withheld the information. North precinct Trent Drive: A man said someone broke into his home...

 
Rex Ryan and Tony Sparano need to outsmart Bill Belichick if NY Jets are going to beat the New England Patriots

Rex Ryan and Tony Sparano need to outsmart Bill Belichick if NY Jets are going to beat the New England...

BIll Belichick ran a spying operation for years in New England, taping and stealing defensive signals, decoding them and using them to his advantage to prepare for the next time he faced the same team. The coach in the gray hoodie is so secretive that...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 

Political discourse takes on the face of social networking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the moments before last week's much-anticipated rematch debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, messages like this showed up online: "Let's skip the play-by-play on Facebook during the presidential...

 
Mecklenburg County social worker errors cited in deaths, reports show

Mecklenburg County social worker errors cited in deaths, reports show

Eleven children in Mecklenburg County have died since 2007 even though their families were under the Department of Social Services supervision or had recent contact with social workers. When a child dies in North Carolina in a family that had been in...

 
Schools compete in food drive

Schools compete in food drive

Students from 19 high schools spent their Saturday collecting food at grocery stores across the Charlotte region as part as a competitive food drive. The 2012 Student Hunger Drive, a six-week campaign, began Oct. 1 to gather food for Second Harvest...

 

Reports: Marcellus reserves larger than expected

PITTSBURGH - There's been plenty of debate over the Marcellus Shale natural gas field, but new research adds a twist that could impact political and environmental battles. Two independent financial firms say the Marcellus isn't just the biggest...

 

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