News archive from 25 March 2014

Biden to raise money for 3 Dems in New Hampshire

Biden to raise money for 3 Dems in New Hampshire

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden will raise money for three Democratic candidates while in New Hampshire on Tuesday for a job training event. Biden's office says he will participate in photo lines benefiting Gov. Maggie Hassan, and New Hampshire...

 
Skaggs helps Angels beat Giants 11-4

Skaggs helps Angels beat Giants 11-4

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Tyler Skaggs pitched into the sixth inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Monday. Josh Hamilton had two hits and Chris Iannetta hit his third spring homer for Los Angeles. Skaggs, who is trying to...

 

SDSU painfully familiar with Sweet 16 foe Arizona

SAN DIEGO -- Steve Fisher's San Diego State Aztecs are painfully familiar with their opponent in the Sweet 16, the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats. Last season, Nick Johnson swooped out of nowhere to block a layup by Chase Tapley to preserve a one-point...

 

Almeria earns wild 4-3 win over Sociedad

ALMERIA, Spain -- Almeria's stoppage-time winner secured a wild 4-3 victory against Real Sociedad on Monday to dampen the visitors' hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Hicham Khaloua's netted in injury time as Almeria improved its...

 

Arkansas recognized as peanut-producing state

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas is getting a little nutty. The Natural State has produced an average of at least 10,000 tons of peanuts within the past three years, and it's now getting some recognition for it. The National Peanut Board announced Monday...

 

Bill makes tampering with communication a felony

A bill awaiting the governor’s signature would target those who clog potentially live-saving lines of communication, making it felony to tamper with public safety communications. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Randy Wood, R-Saks, passed the Alabama...

 

Bill would limit sex offenders on school campuses

MONTGOMERY — A bill before the Alabama Legislature would require registered sex offenders to warn principals before they enter K-12 school campuses, and would give school systems the power to monitor them while they’re in a school. The bill’s sponsor,...

 
Mountain bicyclists pleased to see local support for their recreation

Mountain bicyclists pleased to see local support for their recreation

slideshow For many riders, the Coldwater Mountain Bike Trails lived up to their hype this weekend. On Saturday, the second day of the International Mountain Bicycling Association's Southern Mountain Bike Summit at First United Methodist Church in...

 

Egyptian judge sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

CAIRO An Egyptian judge sentenced 529 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death Monday in an unprecedented verdict that shocked the nation and dashed any hopes that Egypt's capricious judicial system would render justice to government...

 

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to remain jailed without bail, judge says

LOS ANGELES -- A Los Angeles judge Monday again ordered ex-NFL star Darren Sharper to remain in jail without bail amid ongoing sexual assault investigations in five states. Los Angeles prosecutors have charged Sharper, 38, with two rape and five drug...

 

AD: Marquette trying to move quickly for new coach

MADISON, Wis. -- Marquette's interim athletic director says the school is trying to move as quickly as possible to hire a replacement for Buzz Williams. Bill Cords told The Associated Press in a phone interview Monday that the level of interest to...

 
Egyptian judge sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

Egyptian judge sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death

CAIRO -- An Egyptian judge sentenced 529 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death Monday in an unprecedented verdict that shocked the nation and dashed any hopes that Egypt's capricious judicial system would render justice to government...

 

WHO: Pollution kills 7 million people every year

LONDON Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. The agency said air...

 

Google Glass to feature Ray-Ban, Oakley frames

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is hoping to make its Internet-connected eyewear more stylish as part of a partnership with the makers of Ray-Ban and Oakley frames. The alliance with Italian eyewear company Luxottica Group announced Monday represents Google's...

 
Highland Village community mourns 19-year-old skateboarder hit and killed by a car

Highland Village community mourns 19-year-old skateboarder hit and killed by a car

A day after a 19-year-old skateboarder was killed when a car slammed into her, frustrated residents, emotional North Miami Beach city leaders and her grieving mother vowed her death would not be in vain. Jacqueline Postrel-Jambor was skateboarding in...

 

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