News archive from 23 February 2016

UAA's Mullings GNAC women's basketball player of week

UAA's Mullings GNAC women's basketball player of week

Megan Mullings, who last week helped UAA's No. 1-ranked women's basketball team clinch at least a share of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season title, on Monday was honored for her performances in two road victories. The senior...

 
Uncle shoots nephew, 12, while showing off gun

Uncle shoots nephew, 12, while showing off gun

PHOENIX — A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Sunday after his uncle showed him his handgun and it accidentally went off, according to police. Robert Chavez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and misconduct...

 
Mark Cuban to politicians: Good luck killing fantasy sports

Mark Cuban to politicians: Good luck killing fantasy sports

The death of the fantasy sports industry has been greatly exaggerated. Yes, certain politicians like New York Attorney Gen. Eric Schneiderman and California Assemblyman Marc Levine have sought to make a name for themselves by promoting efforts to ban...

 
Camille Cosby grilled by husband's accusers in civil-suit deposition

Camille Cosby grilled by husband's accusers in civil-suit deposition

It was Camille Cosby's turn to get the third degree Monday from a lawyer for seven of her husband's accusers. Not that the public got a glimpse of the grilling: It took place behind closed doors and curtains at a Marriott hotel in Springfield, Mass.,...

 
6 mid-major bubble teams that could bust brackets in March

6 mid-major bubble teams that could bust brackets in March

The life of a mid-major is not easy. Wichita State, Valparaiso and Stony Brook all won their regular season conference titles during the weekend. And yet, they'll likely be playing in the NIT unless they win their league tournament. Saint Mary's, a...

Usa Today, 19:35 in Sport
 
Donated wedding gowns turn into baby burial blessing

Donated wedding gowns turn into baby burial blessing

Dozens of Rochester-area women have pulled their wedding gowns from the attic and donated the treasured dresses to support a special cause. Through the volunteer group Caring Hands for Angels, about 15 women transform old wedding gowns into burial...

 

Tuesday's forecast: Severe storms forecast in South

The national weather forecast for Tuesday, February 23rd calls for severe weather in the south, rain along the East Coast, snow in the Southern Rockies and in the Northern Plains/Great Lakes area. FullscreenThe West Point Light glows during sunset at...

 
Police: Workers stole $140K in lotto tickets

Police: Workers stole $140K in lotto tickets

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Three Oshkosh women each face a felony theft charge after authorities say they collectively stole more than $140,000 in lottery tickets from their employer over three years. Sheila A. Coates, 32, Nicole A. Cushman, 30, and Christina A....

 
Airlines attempt to raise fares for the fifth time this year

Airlines attempt to raise fares for the fifth time this year

Air fares hit five year lows toward the end of 2015, but airlines appear to be making up for lost time, attempting five fare hikes already this year -  as many tries as attempted during the whole of 2015, according to price watcher FareCompare.com....

 
Baby ejected, 1 dead in possible 'drugged driving' crash

Baby ejected, 1 dead in possible 'drugged driving' crash

CINCINNATI — The latest possible case of "drugged driving" in Northern Kentucky resulted in a single-car crash that killed one person, ejected and critically injured a 7-month-old, and injured two others Monday afternoon. The crash...

 
Fairfield University responds to racially insulting 'ghetto party'

Fairfield University responds to racially insulting 'ghetto party'

Fairfield University in Connecticut is announcing a set of actions in response to a racially insensitive party the school discovered students held off-campus over the weekend. The private, Jesuit and Catholic school of about 5,100 is responding to the...

 
Evan Mathis: Chip Kelly couldn't handle big personalities

Evan Mathis: Chip Kelly couldn't handle big personalities

I had sent a text to Evan Mathis asking if we could chat. No Denver Broncos player overcame more ailments to play a game on a week-to-week basis this past season than Mathis. I wanted to get an update on the 34-year-old left guard, particularly about...

Usa Today, 20:40 in Sport
 
'Rogue' Riverside Co. wiretaps face first legal test

'Rogue' Riverside Co. wiretaps face first legal test

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — A massive eavesdropping operation that federal drug agents ran out of Riverside County is facing its first significant legal challenge, with defense attorneys charging in a new court filing that authorities here approved...

 
Hollywood diversity report brings mostly silence from studios

Hollywood diversity report brings mostly silence from studios

The reaction in Hollywood to USA TODAY's examination of diversity in forthcoming movies runs the gamut from silence to defensiveness to grim validation. In the analysis published Monday, USA TODAY looked at 184 movies announced for release in 2016...

 
Optimistic and unbowed, women embrace small business

Optimistic and unbowed, women embrace small business

Story provided and presented by our sponsor Allstate To make a name for herself in the men’s fashion business, designer Jane Barnes literally changed her name, becoming Jhane Barnes in 1979 so her company would seem more gender neutral. At the time,...

 

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