News archive from 24 June 2013, page 11

Small Blackhawk Andrew Shaw takes on larger role, becoming fan favorite

Small Blackhawk Andrew Shaw takes on larger role, becoming fan favorite

Andrew Shaw has finally gotten everyone's attention. The undersized Chicago Blackhawks forward has been a fan favorite since he joined the team last year, scoring a goal and getting into a fight in his first NHL game. But Shaw earned wider appeal and...

 

No bail for man accused of raping 13-year-old autistic girl

A 30-year-old Chicago man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old autistic girl as she slept in her Northwest Side home last week, officials said. Edwin Hernandez has been charged with aggravated...

 

Detractors say San Diego's annual Over-the-Line is over-the-top

SAN DIEGO - Raunchy and raucous, the annual beach bacchanal that is the Over-the-Line tournament nevertheless has a steadfast constituency in City Hall and the local media. Now a lawsuit has been filed alleging that San Diego city officials are...

 
Bloody weekend in Chicago as summer begins

Bloody weekend in Chicago as summer begins

Four people were killed and dozens wounded in a spate of shootings during a muggy first weekend of summer. Friday, the longest day of the year, was the deadliest, with three killed and at least 11 wounded in 10 separate shooting incidents throughout...

 

Leftist is surprisingly at home in elite Mexico City borough

MEXICO CITY - Victor Hugo Romo marches past the walled mansions of Las Lomas, surrounded by an entourage. Staffers with clipboards and tablets. Skinny men with brooms and machetes. A handful of residents. More than a few cameras. "Tree...

 

For these senators, immigration is a personal story

WASHINGTON - Behind the desk at his office in the Capitol, the Senate's assistant majority leader, Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, keeps a framed copy of his mother's naturalization certificate. She was a toddler when she arrived from Lithuania and was...

 

'That 70s Show' actress arrested in Southern Calif

BURBANK, Calif. -- "That '70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly has been arrested in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving. The California Highway Patrol says officers noticed signs of possible intoxication when they helped move...

 

Angels let one get away in 10-9 loss to Pirates in 10 innings

Over the course of six months and 162 baseball games, wins and losses can blend together, with few standing out as more memorable or forgettable than any other. That won't be the case with the Angels' 10-9 loss in 10 innings to the Pittsburgh Pirates...

 

Aerialist completes tightrope walk across gorge near Grand Canyon

Little Colorado River Gorge., Ariz. — Florida aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. Wallenda performed the stunt on a 2-inch-thick steel...

 
Serena Williams in sorry state on verge of Wimbledon after verbal gaffes

Serena Williams in sorry state on verge of Wimbledon after verbal gaffes

WIMBLEDON – If only Maria Sharapova could challenge Serena Williams, just take a set off her once in a while, we might have ourselves a desperately needed, edgy rivalry in women’s tennis. Williams hasn’t really had anybody stand up to her, drive her...

Daily News, 23:35 in Sport
 
David Wright overtakes Pablo Sandoval in All-Star Game voting, Mets keep Ike Davis in Triple-A

David Wright overtakes Pablo Sandoval in All-Star Game voting, Mets keep Ike Davis in Triple-A

PHILADELPHIA — The cougars may have helped David Wright overtake the Panda. The Mets’ third baseman has surpassed the Giants’ Pablo Sandoval, aka Kung Fu Panda, as the leading vote-getter among National League third basemen for the All-Star Game, it...

Daily News, 23:36 in Sport
 

Live chat: Eddie Sefko answers Mavericks questions at 11 a.m. Monday; Ask yours now!

Eddie Sefko, Mavericks beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answers your questions about the team in a live chat at 11 a.m. Monday. Ask your questions in the ScribbleLive module below, and Eddie will discuss them for an hour...

Dallas News, 23:37 in Sport
 

Sweeney finding his groove as everyday player

Ryan Sweeney knows a great opportunity when he sees one, and the 28-year-old reserve outfielder is trying to make the most of his with the Cubs. Making his ninth consecutive start in center field in place of the injured David DeJesus, Sweeney drove in...

 

Supreme Court decisions could shape legal equality

WASHINGTON Within days, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a series of decisions that could transform three fundamental social institutions: marriage, education and voting. The extraordinary run of blockbuster rulings expected in the space of a...

 

South L.A. dog lover loses life - and most of his canine family

By most measures, the man known to his neighbors as "Victor" didn't have much. Until a late-night fire claimed his life a little more than a week ago, home was a cramped space in an auto repair shop in a tough South Los Angeles...

 

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