News archive from 24 September 2014

Toronto's mayor resting at home after chemo

TORONTO Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been released from a hospital after undergoing his first round of chemotherapy. Ford's office said Tuesday he is "resting with his family at this time." Ford began aggressive chemotherapy for a rare cancer...

 
Phoenix officials warn residents of 'storm chaser' scam

Phoenix officials warn residents of 'storm chaser' scam

The recent floods have Phoenix leaders concerned about unscrupulous contractors preying on residents whose homes were damaged, and a coalition of police officers and politicians took the opportunity Tuesday to warn Phoenicians about potential scammers...

 
Homicide investigation underway in north Phoenix

Homicide investigation underway in north Phoenix

Phoenix police were investigating a homicide in a north Phoenix neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon. A police spokesman said he would brief the media at the scene near 10th and Vogel avenues, just north of Dunlap Avenue. No details were immediately...

 

Jury finds Lincoln man guilty in sex abuse case

A Calhoun County jury on Tuesday convicted a Lincoln man of sexually abusing a young relative. The jury convicted David Wayne Snelling, 59, of one count of first-degree sodomy and one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a child under age 12. The...

 
Jacksonville school plans being sent to state for review

Jacksonville school plans being sent to state for review

Jacksonville City Schools on Tuesday spent five hours reviewing plans for Kitty Stone Elementary School and is now prepared to send drawings to Montgomery for approval. The Tuesday meeting, which included school officials, engineers, architects and...

 
Anniston man takes top job with Civilian Marksmanship Program

Anniston man takes top job with Civilian Marksmanship Program

The Civilian Marksmanship Program has a new boss. Mark Johnson was promoted to chief operating officer of the national nonprofit on Monday. He’ll be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization, which promotes firearm safety and...

 

Gosselin: Give Cowboys credit for back-to-back road wins, but here's why I'm taking Saints on Sunday

SportsDay columnist Rick "Goose" Gosselin hosted a chat Monday morning to talk everything sports. Here are some of the highlights: Question: You picked the Cowboys to lose so I guess this means your prediction changes to 7-9? Getting...

Dallas News, 19:15 in Sport
 
Sun City pediatrician to face child-porn charges 4 years after fleeing

Sun City pediatrician to face child-porn charges 4 years after fleeing

Four years after authorities said Emilio Luna cut off an electronic monitoring device an began living life as a fugitive pediatrician on the run from federal authorities, the Sun City resident is back in custody and awaiting trial in U.S. District...

 

Dallas Mavericks make signing of Charlie Villanueva official

DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent forward Charlie Villanueva, who spent the past five years with Detroit. The signing announced Tuesday gives the Mavericks 19 players on their roster with training camp opening next Tuesday....

Dallas News, 19:19 in Sport
 
Carolina Panthers defensive line and linebackers out of sync vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Carolina Panthers defensive line and linebackers out of sync vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Several members of the Carolina Panthers' defensive front seven boasted this summer they would be the NFL's best defense. They'd set the all-time sack record, they said. And they'd be even better than 2013, when they finished second in the league...

 
Saguaro High's all-time greatest football players

Saguaro High's all-time greatest football players

Scottsdale Saguaro started playing football in the late 1960s, and quickly became a powerhouse. So many great players went onto college and pro success, so narrowing the school's 10 greatest list was a daunting task. How do you compare the Saguaro...

AZCentral, 19:25 in Sport
 
Cardinals' Drew Stanton, Broncos' Brock Osweiler reach out to ASU QB Mike Bercovici

Cardinals' Drew Stanton, Broncos' Brock Osweiler reach out to ASU QB Mike Bercovici

Approaching his first college start, Arizona State junior quarterback Mike Bercovici has heard from several people the past two weeks, all offering encouragement. Two who have stood out: Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton and Denver Broncos...

AZCentral, 19:25 in Sport
 
ABC's 'Black-ish' explores subtle shades on racial issues

ABC's 'Black-ish' explores subtle shades on racial issues

Great-ish. As is almost always the case, there are some good shows arriving this fall. Few, however, seem special — and fewer still appear to have the potential to change the TV landscape. Black-ish (ABC, Wednesday, 9:30 ET/PT; * * * ½ out of four) is...

 
Hunting amendment headed for November ballot

Hunting amendment headed for November ballot

MONTGOMERY — In 1996, Alabama residents voted to add the right to hunt and fish to the state constitution. Come this fall, voters will get a chance to double down on that decision. Amendment 5, set to appear on the Nov. 5 ballot, would tweak the...

 
Rare Coosa fish among four that could get federal protection

Rare Coosa fish among four that could get federal protection

Two Alabama animals, including one found only in the Coosa River basin, may receive federal protection as the result of a legal agreement between an Arizona-based environmental group and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The holiday darter, a fish...

 

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