News archive from 24 September 2015

Repairman restores couple's faith in humanity

Repairman restores couple's faith in humanity

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Ralph E. Bass Sr. and his wife, Mary, are an elderly couple who had grown used to being scammed by repair people. But what one local repairman did to them was quite shocking, they said. Jeremy Strine, of HandiHome Access LLC of 5000...

 
GPS means 'no hiding in place' for Orlando City players

GPS means 'no hiding in place' for Orlando City players

Midfielder Tony Cascio and his teammates were excited to receive their new uniforms at the beginning of Orlando City's inaugural MLS season. But there was one piece that seemed a little out of place at first. "We saw them in our locker room and...

 
Female veterans visit D.C. in historic Honor Flight

Female veterans visit D.C. in historic Honor Flight

World War II Navy veteran Dorothy Kennedy, 91, was at Pearl Harbor when the war ended in August 1945. She was among 72 women veterans on an all women Honor Flight from CVG to see Washington war memorials. CINCINNATI — Eight years and more than 30...

 
Goldman Sachs doesn't understand stocks

Goldman Sachs doesn't understand stocks

The stock market posted a small loss on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 down 0.31% and 0.20%, respectively. Goldman Sachs' influential Portfolio Strategy group published a new report last Friday with its key...

 
Cardale Jones remains Ohio State's starting quarterback

Cardale Jones remains Ohio State's starting quarterback

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said after Wednesday’s practice that the Buckeyes are sticking with junior Cardale Jones as their starting quarterback. The Buckeyes staff pulled Jones in the second quarter of Saturday’s 20-13 home win vs. Northern...

Usa Today, 19:31 in Sport
 
'All lives matter' a creed for Richmond, Calif. police

'All lives matter' a creed for Richmond, Calif. police

RICHMOND, Calif. — In a town that once had one of the highest per capita homicide rates in the nation, Capt. Bisa French can't find any law-breakers. “It just trips me out,” the 17-year veteran police officer said during a morning drive around this...

 
Colombia’s president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

Colombia’s president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

HAVANA (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and leftist guerrilla commanders are announcing an important breakthrough in peace talks that sets the stage to end Latin America’s longest-running armed conflict.In a joint statement, Santos and...

 

EU to give extra 1 billion euros to UN refugee agency

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders agree to give extra 1 billion euros to UN refugee agency, World Food Program. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 
Deaths from contaminated cucumbers rise to 3

Deaths from contaminated cucumbers rise to 3

JACKSON, Miss. — As the death toll in a salmonella outbreak linked to Mexican cucumbers has grown to three nationwide, evidence exists that the produce was distributed in more states than initially thought, according to the federal Centers for Disease...

 
Armed 11-year-old arrested in pharmacy robbery

Armed 11-year-old arrested in pharmacy robbery

INDIANAPOLIS — At least seven reported robberies or attempted robberies at Indianapolis-area pharmacies in the past 24 hours involved suspects who were 18 or younger, according to police reports. In a robbery attempt at a Northeastside Walgreens, an...

 
Man rowing across Atlantic near journey's end

Man rowing across Atlantic near journey's end

On Dec.1, 2004, Victor Mooney met Pope John Paul II. They were at the Vatican. It was World AIDS Day. And the Pope told him to row. Mooney landed his boat in Ocean City this past weekend, just 150 miles from home in New York. Since the beginning of...

 

Ndamukong Suh still unhappy with his performance

It is going to nearly impossible for Ndamukong Suh to live up to his $114 million contract, but that hasn't stopped the Dolphins defensive tackle from being extremely critical of his early play. Suh, who described his performance in the 17-10...

 
New Big Three bring intrigue to Tour Championship

New Big Three bring intrigue to Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Heading into 2015 and then down Magnolia Lane, Rory McIlroy was clearly the alpha dog of professional golf. The winner of the final two majors of 2014 and victorious in the Dubai Desert Classic in February, McIlroy was a dominant world No. 1...

Usa Today, 20:34 in Sport
 
Why is thanking God such an athletic sin?

Why is thanking God such an athletic sin?

I'd like to thank God for providing me something to write about this morning. Please don't go Aaron Rodgers on me. The ever-controversial Almighty is back in the sports news. After Green Bay beat Seattle on Sunday night, Rodgers brought him up while...

 
Why is thanking God such an athletic sin?

Why is thanking God such an athletic sin?

I'd like to thank God for providing me something to write about this morning. Please don't go Aaron Rodgers on me. The ever-controversial Almighty is back in the sports news. After Green Bay beat Seattle on Sunday night, Rodgers brought him up while...

 

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