News archive from 24 April 2012

Reece E. Gulledge

CULLMAN - Reece E. Gulledge Funeral services for Reece E. Gulledge, 86, of Cullman will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2012, at Mt. Olive Church, the Revs. Charles Dixon and Vernon Willis officiating, with interment in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Cullman...

 
Birmingham weather service pros to answer tornado questions in live webinar

Birmingham weather service pros to answer tornado questions in live webinar

View full size(The Birmingham News/Joe SongerMeteorologist Matt Grantham works on radars images from the April 27th tornado in Tuscaloosa at the NWS office in Calera. (The Birmingham News/Joe Songer). BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Log in and ask the weather...

 

NYU tapped to open urban science grad school in Downtown Brooklyn 

BY ERIN DURKIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The city’s second “genius school” is set to open in downtown Brooklyn after Mayor Bloomberg tapped New York University as the latest winner of his applied science grad school competition Monday. NYU plans to turn a...

 

Troy Windsor

CULLMAN - Troy Windsor Funeral services for Troy Windsor, 73, of Cordova will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper. Collins-Burke Funeral Home is in charge of...

 

Fifth Japanese auto supplier agrees to plead guilty in bid-rigging scandal

Washington - A fifth Japanese auto supplier has agreed to plead guilty as part of a conspiracy to fix prices of automotive wire harnesses and related products installed in U.S. cars, the Department of Justice announced Monday.Tokyo-based Fujikura Ltd....

 

Veteran safety Brian Dawkins retiring from NFL

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Brian Dawkins says his head told him to retire, not his neck. The veteran safety called Denver Broncos coach John Fox on Monday morning to tell him that after plenty of prayer and reflection, he'd decided that 16 seasons in the NFL...

 

White Sox's Humber claims AL Weekly honor

Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending April 22. Humber tossed the 21st perfect game in MLB history on Saturday, April 21, striking out nine while needing just 96 pitches to...

 
Women found in Wash. house fire had been shot.

Women found in Wash. house fire had been shot.

SEATTLE (AP) — Two women whose bodies were found in a fire at a home in Washington state had been shot to death, the medical examiner's office said Monday.Detectives are still trying to find Peter A. Keller, 41, who lives in the house where the women...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 
Thank you for being a friend: Close seniors lead Timber Creek into softball playoffs

Thank you for being a friend: Close seniors lead Timber Creek into softball playoffs

Their goofy faces crack each other up. The special celebratory handshakes. The crazy dancing on trips to the beach. These are some of the special moments that Molly Shasteen and Morgan Hatch talk about. "There is not hardly a moment that we are...

 
The Larry Brown era at SMU begins

The Larry Brown era at SMU begins

DALLAS -- Larry Brown has returned to college coaching. Brown was formally introduced Monday as the men's basketball coach at SMU, his first college job in nearly a quarter century. The 71-year-old Hall of Famer joked about his age and said he looked...

 

Police: Man with smuggling record abandoned plane

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say it was a once-prominent Nashville businessman with a drug smuggling conviction who belly-landed a small vintage plane in the middle of the night last weekend at a closed airport and then left it.The twin-engine plane...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

757 lands safely at LAX after one engine quits

An American Airlines flight from Hawaii landed safely with one working engine at LAX early Monday, after the other engine went out about an hour before the plane's arrival time. The jetliner landed at 5:19 a.m. from Kona on time and without incident,...

 

Pinson 1st Alabama city exempt from Voting Rights Act

PINSON — The city of Pinson is the first in Alabama to be free of the federal requirement for prior approval of election-related changes.The Birmingham News reports (http://bit.ly/IlWBUj ) a three-judge panel in Washington has signed off on the deal...

 

Libya oil minister says output near pre-war levels

TRIPOLI, Libya -- Libya's oil minister says production is nearly back to its pre-war levels. It's now at 1.5 million barrels a day. Abdulrahman Ben Yezza says Libya could start pumping about 1.6 million barrels a day by midyear. That's what Libya...

 
Political expert says election too close to call, but GOP smart to choose Romney

Political expert says election too close to call, but GOP smart to choose Romney

In this photo taken Monday, April 23, 2012, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at Consol Energy Research and Development Facility in South Park Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)WASHINGTON -- One of...

 

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