News archive from 22 March 2013

NYPD didn't provide translators, mocked language and arrested the abused in domestic violence calls involving Spanish-speaking victims: lawsuit

NYPD didn't provide translators, mocked language and arrested the abused in domestic violence calls...

Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence said NYPD cops responding to their calls didn’t provide translators, mocked their language and even arrested them instead of their abusers, a blockbuster lawsuit says. “I thought that they would be there...

 

FDA advisers recommend approval of Titan Pharma's opioid dependence drug

(Reuters) - Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc treatment for opioid addiction be approved, but were unconvinced that the company's marketing plan was safe enough, given the potential for abuse...

 

Bulls Game Day: Hinrich, Gibson return vs. Portland

The Chicago Bulls finally got some good news on the injury front. Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson both are available for Thursday's showdown with the Portland Trail Blazers. Related Bulls' Rose remains patient with rehab Photo gallery: Derrick Rose in...

 

As "telehealth" grows, experts question cost benefits

LONDON (Reuters) - Monitoring patients at home using modern technology, so-called 'telehealth', is tipped as the next big thing in healthcare, but a new study by British researchers suggests it may not be worth the extra expense. The findings will...

 

Dwight Howard surprises fans at LAX, talks Lakers' health

Dwight Howard made a surprise visit to LAX on Thursday, working the check-in counter at Delta Airlines and taking boarding passes at a gate. The Lakers center made all the boarding announcements for Flight 1553 to Honolulu. He also ran a trivia...

 

Gillespie, Pozo's historic jazz collaboration to be feted at Arsht Center in Miami

Cuban conguero and composer Chano Pozo met trumpeter, composer and bandleader Dizzy Gillespie in September 1947. By December 1948 Pozo was dead, murdered in a dispute over a drug deal. He was 33. Their brief collaboration produced not only enduring...

 

Cueto roughed up, Athletics top Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Derek Norris homered as the Oakland Athletics roughed up Johnny Cueto and beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-9 Thursday. Cueto allowed five runs on five hits and two walks in 1 2-3 inning. Mark Prior, trying to make another comeback,...

 
Worth it! Innovative app lures buyers to Tribeca luxury condo

Worth it! Innovative app lures buyers to Tribeca luxury condo

Movies are the rage in Tribeca. CORE, a top marketing group with a focus on new development, executed one of the most innovative marketing plans in real estate history at 93 Worth, a 91-unit condominium in Tribeca. Playing off Tribeca’s creativity and...

 
Take aim at the Cowards of Congress — with your ballot

Take aim at the Cowards of Congress — with your ballot

Take aim at the cowards. Put the Cowards of Congress who refuse to ban assault rifles in the cross hairs of the most powerful weapon any citizen has the right to bear — the right to vote. A brave man named Neil Heslin stood at the podium of the Blue...

 
Charter One Pavilion expansion approved

Charter One Pavilion expansion approved

The Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island will greatly expand its concert capacity this spring - gaining 22,000 lawn seats and 600fixed seats - to bring the venue's total capacity to more than 30,000. Under the Chicago Park District's plan, 5.9...

 

Illinois Supreme Court reverses ruling on Chicago inspector general's power

Illinois' highest court made it clear Thursday that when push comes to shove, City Hall's top corruption buster answers to the very mayor he's supposed to keep watch over. The state Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling that Inspector General Joseph...

 

Clippers are looking to play better defense as playoffs approach

The Clippers are known for their soaring lobs and jaw dropping dunks, but they'd like to be known for something else. "We want our identity to be a defensive mind-set," Blake Griffin said. After Tuesday's embarrassing 116-101 loss at...

 
Tony Stewart hopes Fontana race can get his season on track

Tony Stewart hopes Fontana race can get his season on track

Tony Stewart is known for sometimes starting sluggishly when the NASCAR season opens and then picking up steam as the weather gets warmer. This year is no exception - at least as far as his slow start is concerned. Stewart is 24th in the title...

 

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