News archive from 23 February 2015

Charlotte Hornets at Dallas Mavericks: Live NBA updates

The Charlotte Hornets visit the Dallas Mavericks at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at American Airlines Center. Follow for live game updates. Live Blog Charlotte Hornets live updates

 
DeCock: In memory of Dean Smith, a tribute – and a challenge

DeCock: In memory of Dean Smith, a tribute – and a challenge

CHAPEL HILL Almost 53 years after the Rev. Robert Seymour and Dean Smith took a young black man to dinner and changed Chapel Hill forever, Seymour stood onstage at the Smith Center to attempt to assess Smith's legacy. Seymour, for decades Smith's...

 

Hospitals step up efforts against ‘superbug'

Carolinas Healthcare System is stepping up its efforts to combat the spread of an antibiotic-resistant ‘superbug' that has claimed the lives of two Charlotte-area people in recent months and sickened more than a dozen others. Citing medical...

 
Pelissero: Jameis Winston only needs one NFL team to trust him

Pelissero: Jameis Winston only needs one NFL team to trust him

USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell analyzes the impact of Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston's strong day at the NFL scouting combine. INDIANAPOLIS – Trust was the theme of Jameis Winston's trip to the NFL scouting combine and practically every...

Usa Today, 19:23 in Sport
 
Celebs call out sexist red carpet questions with #AskHerMore campaign

Celebs call out sexist red carpet questions with #AskHerMore campaign

Are you sick of hearing reporters ask what female celebrities are wearing or how long it took for them to get ready? Well, lots of ladies are peeved about it, too, hence the #AskHerMore hashtag trending on Twitter Sunday night. Started last year by...

 
Wolff: In Britain, the end of politics

Wolff: In Britain, the end of politics

The British are having an election in May to determine the next prime minister and, many Britons believe, signal the end of traditional politics — no matter who wins. Actually, there's a general consensus that no one can win, that Britain is headed...

 
Police: Few answers after retired cop kills daughters, self

Police: Few answers after retired cop kills daughters, self

HARRISON, N.Y. — Investigators continued talking with neighbors and gathering evidence Sunday, one day after a retired White Plains police officer was believed to have killed his two daughters before killing himself. "At this point, we're trying...

 
Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks

Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday. A one-day ticket for either Disneyland or...

 

2 children attacked, injured by Rottweiler dogs in Newton

Two children were attacked by a pair of Rottweiler dogs in Newton on Sunday and were taken to hospitals with severe injuries, Newton police said. The two children, ages 6 and 10, were playing in the yard at the home of Christopher Aaron Amell, on...

 

York, S.C., woman reports ‘drone' outside her window

A woman in York, S.C., told the York County Sheriff's Office that she woke up about 2 a.m. Feb. 11 and saw a light outside her window. When she got up to investigate, she said she saw that the light was attached to what the incident report describes...

 
Bell: Combine is just the beginning for NFL teams

Bell: Combine is just the beginning for NFL teams

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's tempting to get caught up in the numbers at the NFL scouting combine. After all, Lucas Oil Stadium is the level playing field where the top 300 college prospects engage in competition that can provide some separation with their...

Usa Today, 19:49 in Sport
 
Thousands gather to honor Dean Smith

Thousands gather to honor Dean Smith

CHAPEL HILL The Rev. Robert Seymour, who ministered to Dean Smith for decades, had an answer to those who worried Sunday's celebration of North Carolina's late basketball coach would have embarrassed him. “This gathering is not for...

 
Pilot critically hurt after small plane crashes in Wash.

Pilot critically hurt after small plane crashes in Wash.

Fullscreen Plane crash on Erie between Trent and Sprague. (Photo: KREM) Fullscreen Piper model PA-46-350P, similar to the one that crashed on Erie between Sprague and Trent (Photo: Wikipedia) Fullscreen Plane crash on Erie between Sprague and Trent...

 
Khloe Kardashian talks car wreck on red carpet

Khloe Kardashian talks car wreck on red carpet

Khloe Kardashian addressed her car crash in Montana over the weekend, when her car slid into a ditch with sister Kim, niece North West, and half-sister Kylie Jenner inside. "We hit some black ice, our car spun out of control," Kardashian...

 

Live updates: 2015 Oscars

The Observer's Théoden Janes live tweets the 87th Academy Awards. Who will the Oscars go to? Who will be the night's big winner? Live Blog Live updates: 2015 Oscars

 

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