News archive from 22 July 2012

Decatur mother charged with abusing her four-month-old child

Decatur mother charged with abusing her four-month-old child

Latonia Renea Stinnett, 22, of Decatur, is being held in the Morgan County Jail on a felony child abuse charge.DECATUR, Alabama -- A Decatur woman was arrested Friday night for allegedly abusing her four-month-old child. Latonia Renea Stinnett, 22, of...

 

The evolution of Michael Phelps

In Michael Phelps' telling, one of the greatest Olympic careers almost began with a skinny dip. It was his first trip out of the country, and he gawked like a tourist - not at monuments or museums - but at the famous swimmers competing in Sydney....

 

Time for Butler to make big strides

LAS VEGAS - Jimmy Butler is projected to take Ronnie Brewer's defensive sparkplug role off the bench next season, but that's not all the second-year player from Marquette grabbed from Brewer and other departed veterans. "I want to show Marquis...

 

Real estate mogul Eric Hadar busted for drugs

A multimillionaire Manhattan real estate mogul is set to appear in a Westchester courtroom Monday to face drug charges after he was busted with a cache of pills and cocaine. Eric Hadar, 43, was pulled over Friday afternoon by an off-duty cop who...

Daily News, 17:04 in Crime
 

MLB whispers: Red Sox lineup rounding into shape nicely

While the Red Sox are among the teams exploring the shortstop market, don't be surprised if they do little other than add a bullpen arm or two before the deadline. Scouts who saw them play the White Sox believe they could be stronger than the Yankees...

 

Brees files affidavit supporting Vilma against NFL

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is stepping into suspended teammate Jonathan Vilma's fight against the NFL over his season-long suspension.Vilma's attorneys filed an affidavit Saturday in federal court in New Orleans...

Chron, 17:05 in Sport
 

Murdoch resigns from News Corp. subsidiary boards

LONDON -- A News International spokeswoman is confirming that Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a number of News Corp. subsidiary boards in Britain and the United States. Daisy Dunlop confirmed a report Saturday in Britain's Telegraph newspaper, which...

 
Rupert Murdoch quits boards of British papers

Rupert Murdoch quits boards of British papers

LONDON (Reuters) - News Corp's Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director from a string of boards overseeing the Sun, Times and Sunday Times newspapers in Britain, the company said in an internal memo on Saturday. The resignations follow the...

 

New England editorial roundup

The Nashua (N.H.) Telegraph, July 19, 2012 As the national drumbeat builds for Mitt Romney to release additional tax returns, we can't help but wonder if he is the only person on the planet who doesn't know how his petulant game of keep-away is going...

 

Designer penthouse goes green

This unique three-level penthouse loft, designed in 2009 by owner and noted Hub interior designer Lisey Good, won a national award for green architecture. Carved out of a former brick church - with an all-new fifth floor - Good used locally sourced...

 

Manufacturing problem caused Ford Escape recall

DETROIT - A manufacturing problem at a company that makes fuel lines forced Ford to recall 11,500 of its brand-new Escape small SUVs and tell owners to stop driving them right away. Ford Motor Co. announced the recall Thursday, saying there was a risk...

 
Miguel Batista roughed up while ex-Met Chris Capuano breezes as Dodgers top Mets at Citi Field, 8-5 

Miguel Batista roughed up while ex-Met Chris Capuano breezes as Dodgers top Mets at Citi Field, 8-5 

DODGERS 8, METS 5 It is time to call the cavalry to Citi Field — or at least the Mets’ top pitching prospect Matt Harvey. For the second straight game, the Mets’ starter lasted just three innings and put them in a hole. Friday night, Johan Santana...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 
Juan Uribe powers Dodgers to 8-5 win over New York Mets

Juan Uribe powers Dodgers to 8-5 win over New York Mets

Struggling Juan Uribe homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the Dodgers past the New York Mets, 8-5, on Saturday at Citi Field. Uribe, hitting under .200, capped his day with a two-run home run in the ninth inning off knuckleballer R.A....

 
NBC's Mark Lazarus faces large task with Olympic coverage

NBC's Mark Lazarus faces large task with Olympic coverage

Mark Lazarus is an affable man, but he seems to prefer to be in the background. The Olympics, though, will thrust him squarely into the intense spotlight created, in part, by his predecessor, Dick Ebersol. Lazarus, 48, takes control when NBC begins...

 

In trying to stop soccer racism, did British court encourage it?

LIVERPOOL, England -- At first blush, John Terry's racism trial looked like much ado about nothing. But it could turn out to be worse than that. Because though the case leveled at the former England national team captain was meant to stamp out racism...

 

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