News archive from 24 January 2013

Michigan's Trey Burke earning buzz as midseason national player of the year

Michigan's Trey Burke earning buzz as midseason national player of the year

Trey Burke continues to earn more respect as the national player of the year as No. 2 Michigan keeps winning. Sporting News today tabbed the sophomore point guard as the "player of the half-year" in its midseason awards. In many...

 

Apple profit flat; revenue falls short of Wall Street expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's profit surge halted in the latest quarter, as a flood of new products like the iPhone 5 meant high start-up costs for new production lines. Apple posted net income for the October to December quarter that was flat with the year...

 
Government says Kwame Kilpatrick failed to report $500,000 in income to IRS

Government says Kwame Kilpatrick failed to report $500,000 in income to IRS

Today was tax day for Kwame Kilpatrick, who sat in U.S. District Court as the federal government detailed allegations the former Detroit mayor failed to report more than half-a-million dollars in income to the IRS. To underscore the point to the jury...

 

Mexico man confesses to barbecuing neighbor's dogs

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- A municipal police official in northern Mexico says officers have arrested a man who confessed to killing his neighbor's three dogs and barbecuing them. Police spokesman Adrian Sanchez says the arrest was made late Tuesday...

 
Capsule reviews of new releases

Capsule reviews of new releases

"Parker" - This plays like the bloodiest promotional video ever made for Palm Beach tourism. Stabbings, explosions and furniture-smashing brawls occur at some of the ritziest locations within the sun-splashed, pastel-soaked slab of Florida...

 
Time capsule discovered in historic Green-Wood cemetery  

Time capsule discovered in historic Green-Wood cemetery  

There are more than just dead bodies buried in Green-Wood cemetery. A construction worker last week discovered a time capsule filled with historic books hidden inside a wall of the landmark cemetery’s crematorium. The weathered metal box entitled...

 

Mexico man confesses to barbecuing neighbor's dogs

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico A municipal police official in northern Mexico says officers have arrested a man who confessed to killing his neighbor's three dogs and barbecuing them. Police spokesman Adrian Sanchez says the arrest was made late Tuesday based...

 
UPCHUCK! Trader Joe’s raises price of ‘Two-Buck Chuck’

UPCHUCK! Trader Joe’s raises price of ‘Two-Buck Chuck’

The popular wine known as "Two-Buck Chuck" will need a new name after the bargain beverage's price was raised. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that over the past decade shoppers at Trader Joe's California stores paid $1.99 for a bottle...

 

Macomb County prosecutors seek to block release of convicted sex offender

Mount Clemens - Prosecutors plan to ask a Macomb Circuit Court judge to block the release of a convicted sex offender from prison.Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith said Wednesday representatives from his office will appear in circuit court on Feb. 4...

 

News Summary: Soybean prices fall along with rain

WHAT'S UP: Silver was an exception Wednesday. It rose while prices fell for other metals including gold, copper, palladium and platinum. ENERGY INDECISION: Energy prices were mixed. Benchmark oil fell in New York. Brent crude rose in London. RAINDROPS...

 

Dollar flat after IMF cuts global growth forecast

NEW YORK -- The dollar was little changed against other major currencies Wednesday after the International Monetary Fund cut its estimates for world economic growth this year. The IMF says that it expects global growth of 3.5 percent in 2013, down...

 

Apple's profit rocket hits air pocket

NEW YORK -- Apple's profit surge halted in the latest quarter, as a flood of new products like the iPhone 5 meant high start-up costs for new production lines. Apple posted net income for the October to December quarter that was flat with the year...

 

Ob-gyns sound alarm on "contraceptive sabotage"

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring...

 

Senator Hinton Mitchem

CULLMAN - Senator Hinton Mitchem Funeral services for Senator Hinton Mitchem, 74, of Vinemont will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Donald Cotton officiating, with interment in Flint Creek Cemetery....

 

Retired OPD cop who shot son asks judge: Let jurors visit shooting scene

Retired Orlando police officer Timothy Davis Sr. wants jurors in his upcoming murder trial to be able to tour the Apopka home where prosecutors say he killed his son in a fit of rage. That request is among several motions by Davis Sr.'s defense. He...

 

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