News archive from 23 November 2012

Davidson beats Vanderbilt 75-62

LAKE BUENE VISTA, Fla. De'Mon Brooks scored 19 points and Davidson beat Vanderbilt 75-62 on Thursday in the first round of the Old Spice Classic. Nik Cochran and Jake Cohen added 14 points each for Davidson (2-2). Kedren Johnson had a career-high 28...

 

Embers from bonfire ignite brush fire, forcing Thanksgiving Day evacuations in Hunter's Creek

Embers from a bonfire that were tossed into the woods ignited a 50-acre brush fire Thursday, forcing people in the Hunter's Creek community from their homes on Thanksgiving Day. The 50-acre brush fire in south Orange County caused the brief evacuation...

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEC schools hear fans frustrated over cell service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A popular question asked during SEC games this season has been: Do you have any service? The increasing number of fans unhappy their smartphones and tablets aren't working has become a priority for the mighty Southeastern...

 

Rebels flying black Islamist flag seize artillery base in Syria's Deir al Zour province

MAYADIN, Syria -- After a siege that lasted nearly a month, Syrian government soldiers abandoned an artillery base in the town of Mayadin Thursday morning, handing anti-government rebels in southeastern Deir al Zour province a key victory that will...

 

Rebels flying black Islamist flag seize artillery base in Syria's Deir al Zour province

MAYADIN, Syria After a siege that lasted nearly a month, Syrian government soldiers abandoned an artillery base in the town of Mayadin Thursday morning, handing anti-government rebels in southeastern Deir al Zour province a key victory that will allow...

 
Thanksgiving special for Roethlisberger with 'Little Ben'

Thanksgiving special for Roethlisberger with 'Little Ben'

Ailing two-time Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger had a special reason to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday after his wife Ashley gave birth to their first child the previous evening.

 

Woman dies after dive boat capsizes off Fla. coast

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. -- One woman has died and another person has been hospitalized after a dive boat carrying 23 people was hit by a massive wave and capsized off Florida's Atlantic coast. The Sun-Sentinel newspaper of Fort Lauderdale reports (...

 

5 things to know in Florida for Nov. 23

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1. JACKSONVILLE POLICE OFFICER QUITS AFTER BARACK OBAMA ASSASSINATION CRACK Police officer Sam Koivisto told colleagues that if an order came down...

 

Search for UNC-CH chancellor has ‘fast start,' consultant says

CHAPEL HILL The search for UNC-Chapel Hill's next chancellor is in a quiet phase for the holidays, but already there has been plenty of behind-the-scenes activity. Listening to public input has been the first order of business for a 21-member search...

 

A real payoff in 'Price Check'

The sharp workplace comedy "Price Check" is a you-are-there slip-and-slide that follows a supermarket chain's pricing department exec whose life gets upended by a whirlwind new boss. Pete Cozy (Eric Mabius) would rather 9-to-5 it and spend...

 
No. 13 Missouri beats Stanford 78-70

No. 13 Missouri beats Stanford 78-70

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Stanford was staying with Missouri despite giving the 13th-ranked Tigers plenty of extra opportunities to score. The Cardinal gave up 19 offensive rebounds in the 78-70 loss to Missouri on Thursday in the opening round of...

 

Off-duty Detroit police officer hurt in shooting at gas station

Detroit police say an off-duty was involved in a shootout at a local gas station early this morning that left one man dead. Police said the officer was at a gas station at W. Seven Mile and Pierson shortly before 3 a.m., when he reportedly tried to...

 
After missing first kick in OT Shayne Graham, boots 32-yard field goal in overtime to lift Houston Texans over Detroit Lions

After missing first kick in OT Shayne Graham, boots 32-yard field goal in overtime to lift Houston Texans...

TEXANS 34, LIONS 31 DETROIT — The Houston Texans took advantage of a big mistake by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz. Shayne Graham's 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left in overtime lifted Houston to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday after Schwartz...

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Man, woman slain in house on Detroit's east side

Detroit police say they're investigating a double homicide on the city's west side. Sgt. Eren Stephens says the victims were found shot to death about noon Thursday. She says they were a 20-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man. Stephens didn't release...

 

Wisconsin town to honor 100th anniversary of Lake Michigan shipwreck

TWO RIVERS, Wis. — An eastern Wisconsin fishing village is hosting a centennial celebration in honor of a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan exactly 100 years ago, killing everyone aboard. The Rouse Simmons was carrying Christmas trees from Michigan...

 

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