News archive from 22 September 2014

Charlotte housing wait list opens for first time since 2007

The last time the Charlotte Housing Authority invited people to put their name on the waiting list for federal housing subsidies, more than 10,000 people applied for 4,500 available spots in less than a week. That was in 2007. On Monday - after seven...

 
Too big to be home? Changing Medicaid rules force closing of Bell House

Too big to be home? Changing Medicaid rules force closing of Bell House

GREENSBORO In 1979, 26-year-old Doris Lentz found a home at Bell House. Next month she's losing it. The residents and staff she considers family, some of whom have been together for 35 years, must scatter. The dorm-like building that is home to 22...

 

Cowboys show offensive stubbornness vs. Rams, but in a good way

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Maybe now it’s starting to sink in for everyone. Sunday’s game against St. Louis turned into a true test for the Cowboys’ offseason lip service about their commitment to run the football this season. The Cowboys fell behind the Rams,...

Dallas News, 19:19 in Sport
 

Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan

MILAN Milan designers wrapped up five days of previews for next summer's womenswear looks on Sunday. While trends like geometric wedge sandals, billowing diaphanous dresses and embellished boyfriend denim trousers won't be in stores for months, the...

 

ECU 70, UNC 41: Stories that didn't make the story

CHAPEL HILL North Carolina lost in embarrassing, humiliating fashion on Saturday against East Carolina – a 70-41 defeat that, statistically, goes down as UNC's worst defensive game in school history. I wrote a lot of words about that game,...

 
Special Olympics athletes from four states compete in Lake Norman sailing regatta

Special Olympics athletes from four states compete in Lake Norman sailing regatta

Dozens of athletes from four states spent the weekend on Lake Norman, shifting sails to maneuver small boats around Lake Norman as part of the N.C. Special Olympics Sailing Regatta. The races at the Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville included teams...

 
UNC coach Larry Fedora after humiliating loss: I have to re-evaluate the job that I do

UNC coach Larry Fedora after humiliating loss: I have to re-evaluate the job that I do

GREENVILLE After the most troubling defeat of his coaching tenure at North Carolina, Larry Fedora accepted the blame and the responsibility and said, without hesitation, that he would “have to re-evaluate the job that I do.”...

 
Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

Apple's new iPhones score big in durability

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that...

 
Millions snap up iPhone 6 on opening weekend

Millions snap up iPhone 6 on opening weekend

SAN FRANCISCO — iPhone fan mania could result in another record weekend for opening sales of Apple's new flagships the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. We just don't know yet. The bigger question is: What will the numbers mean? In what has become a pop culture...

 
Phoenix Suns are leaders in pursuit of Zoran Dragic

Phoenix Suns are leaders in pursuit of Zoran Dragic

Suns play-by-play announcer Al McCoy might have even more reason to exclaim "Oh, brother!" this season. The Suns have become the leader in the pursuit of shooting guard Zoran Dragic, the younger brother of Suns star guard Goran Dragic. One...

AZCentral, 19:49 in Sport
 
Arizona Cardinals top visiting San Francisco 49ers

Arizona Cardinals top visiting San Francisco 49ers

So, guess we can call the Cardinals-49ers a rivalry now. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said last week the Cardinals couldn't use that word since they had lost 9 of the last 10 to the 49ers. It looks like it's back in the vocabulary after the Cardinals...

AZCentral, 19:49 in Sport
 
Motorcyclist found on Tucson road dies from injuries

Motorcyclist found on Tucson road dies from injuries

TUCSON — Pima County sheriff's deputies are investigating what led to the death of a motorcyclist along a busy Tucson road. Authorities said a deputy came upon a crash site around 3 a.m. Saturday and found 29-year-old Jason E. Wiczynski lying in the...

 
Drug arrests made at Prescott motels, authorities say

Drug arrests made at Prescott motels, authorities say

PRESCOTT — Several people were rounded up from two Prescott motels and arrested for illegal drug activity, authorities said. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said four women and two men are facing various drug-related charges after a task force...

 

Nick Tepesch sets career high in innings pitched and hits Mike Trout as Rangers squeak by Angels

The arms: RHP Nick Tepesch hit Mike Trout in his first plate appearance of the game. Trout has been hit four times by Rangers starters over the last two series between the club. … With his six innings on Sunday, Tepesch has 166 innings between the...

Dallas News, 19:59 in Sport
 

Area Rankings: Keller Fossil Ridges rises in 6A without playing; Frisco takes leap in 5A after thrilling win

CLASS 6A On the rise: No. 13 Keller Fossil Ridge moved up three spots, despite being on a bye week. Its season-opening 48-26 win over Tyler Lee looks more impressive by the week, with Lee pulling off consecutive upsets of Tyler John Tyler and Sachse....

Dallas News, 19:59 in Sport
 

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