News archive from 23 May 2012

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' gets canceled

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' gets canceled

The eighth season of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" looks to be its last: A&E has declined to order more episodes of the reality series, which will continue its final season in June."Dog," real name Duane Chapman, has been an iconic...


Readers Q&A: K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

The offseason is here. Your questions remain. Now that the Bulls look to be without Derrick Rose for most if not all of next season, what can they do to remain competitive until he returns? Will they go after a free-agent point guard? Steve Nash? Kirk...

Police: No hunt for 'outside' killer of mom, son

Police: No hunt for 'outside' killer of mom, son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities investigating the deaths of a Nebraska woman and her 10-year-old son say they are not looking for an "outside" killer or at-large suspect.Council Bluffs, Iowa, Police Sgt. Dave Dawson says investigators...

Chron, 17:02 in World News

Prolonged Facebook slide could hurt Calif budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's budget could take a hit if Facebook's stock price keeps sliding.Gov. Jerry Brown previously estimated the state would generate between $1.4 billion and $1.9 billion over the next 13 months from taxes related to...

Chron, 17:03 in World News

Varsity report, Dec. 10: Dr. Phillips' Bridget Blake competes in Foot Locker National Championships.

Dr. Phillips junior Bridget Blake, the two-time Class 4A state champion in cross-country, finished 38th in a field of 40 runners Saturday at the Foot Locker National Championships in San Diego. Blake ran a time of 18 minutes, 37 seconds on the 5K...


Florida State, Miami set for ACC baseball tournament

TALLAHASSEE - As a freshman, Jayce Boyd's expectations for his new baseball team were enormously high. Championship banners belonged at Dick Howser Stadium, he felt, and before he left, he was going to help hoist one. It didn't take him long....


Nissan rolls out Quick Chargers in Europe for electric cars

Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its first fast battery chargers Tuesday in Europe for drivers of its own and other technologically compatible electric vehicles.Nissan said its Quick Chargers, the first of 400 free units that will be installed in the region,...

Huntsville man shooting pool threatens to shoot buddies, takes their money

Huntsville man shooting pool threatens to shoot buddies, takes their money

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville police arrested a Huntsville man and woman Tuesday after they got mad during a pool game in a back room at The Kompound and robbed four others. Police arrested Steven Durell Rice, 24, and Kristin Joiner, 21, on...


Oklahoman completes Naval Academy climb

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Students who are closing out their first year at the U.S. Naval Academy have completed the traditional climb up the Herndon Monument.The climb is made extra challenging by greasing the 21-foot monument with about 50 pounds of...

Chron, 17:07 in World News
Olympian Lolo Jones talks candidly of struggle to 'stay a virgin'

Olympian Lolo Jones talks candidly of struggle to 'stay a virgin'

Track star Lolo Jones says she was a "professional shoplifter" by sixth grade as her family faced financial hurdles while she was growing up in Des Moines. Today the 2008 Olympian is talking about struggles during her childhood and a...


Beverly Hills Hotel marks 100 years as stars' discreet retreat

When he stayed at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the famously reclusive Howard Hughes would have roast beef sandwiches left for him in a crook of a tree, go on 2 a.m. treasure hunts for freshly baked pineapple upside-down cakes that were hidden on the...


NY court hears horse trainer's appeal of ban

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A Kentucky Derby-winning thoroughbred trainer is urging a New York court to reject his 10-year ban from the sport. Rick Dutrow Jr. argues that a top state racing official appeared biased as a member of the industry organization that...

Reports: Reds' Chapman pulled over for driving 93 mph

Reports: Reds' Chapman pulled over for driving 93 mph

Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman was arrested early Monday after he was stopped for driving 93 mph in Grove City, Ohio, according to police, multiple media outlets reported. Police told the Cincinnati Enquirer that Chapman, 24, was pulled over for...


Dixiano admits killing; wife's body identified

An Anchorage con artist who admitted last week to killing his wife in 2010 is cooperating with investigators in the hopes of getting a lighter prison sentence, police said. Police confirmed Tuesday that a body found May 11 in the Matanuska Valley is...

Sex scandal allegations involving Michael Mulgrew are ‘bull’

Sex scandal allegations involving Michael Mulgrew are ‘bull’

The sensational allegations of classroom sex against teachers union President Michael Mulgrew in a federal lawsuit are “bull,” said a former staffer named as a witness. Donald Herb, 69, of Brooklyn, a former custodial worker at William E. Grady High...


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