News archive from 25 April 2013

Review: 'At Any Price' doesn't register

Review: 'At Any Price' doesn't register

The flowing Iowa cornfields of "At Any Price" have nothing on the amber waves of Zac Efron's hair. In "At Any Price," Ramin Bahrani plants a sweeping Midwest tale of fathers and sons, fields and seed. His camera floats over...

 

Affleck to get honorary doctorate from Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Academy Award-winning actor and director Ben Affleck is among six artists, writers, scientists and educators selected to receive honorary degrees from Brown University at next month's graduation ceremonies. The Ivy League school in...

 

Prom apps in a glance

Prom planning can get overwhelming. These free smartphone apps can help you budget, shop and experiment with hairstyles. PLAN'IT PROM Set a budget, read money saving tips and scroll through a prom countdown checklist in this app by Visa Inc. Available...

 

Marijuana bill would ease penalties just as Macomb agency warns of dangers

A bipartisan group of six state legislators gathered Wednesday in Lansing to tout a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Michigan — replacing criminal penalties for possessing up to one ounce of pot with a system of modest fines similar to those...

 
FDA's counterfeit detection device takes global aim at malaria

FDA's counterfeit detection device takes global aim at malaria

A device that reveals counterfeit drugs in the hands of Food & Drug Administration agents is set to become the newest weapon in the worldwide effort to eradicate malaria, and may soon be used to detect useless look-alikes of drugs that combat...

 
Damaged hydrant bursts in Jacksonville

Damaged hydrant bursts in Jacksonville

slideshow JACKSONVILLE — As rain began falling in Jacksonville on Wednesday a fire hydrant started gushing water from the ground, causing faucets in nearby homes and businesses to drip dry. City crews were working Wednesday afternoon to repair the...

 
No injuries reported in two-car accident on U.S. 431

No injuries reported in two-car accident on U.S. 431

slideshow A vehicle went through the new intersection of Pelham Road and U.S. 431 this afternoon, crashing into another car. Anniston police Officer Jeremiah Weldon said a woman driving on Pelham Road slid through a red light and collided with another...

 

Woman’s car reportedly stolen and burned

A woman’s car was stolen Friday from an Anniston parking lot and later discovered on fire on Durant Street, according to Anniston police. Police Sgt. Chris Sparks said a 28-year-old Anniston woman reported her car stolen Friday around 7 p.m. from a...

 

De La Salle's Ellis signs with Michigan State

Former De La Salle teammates Alvin Ellis and Gavin Schilling used to consider reuniting at Minnesota. Instead, they'll do so at Michigan State. Ellis, who was let out of his letter of intent by Minnesota following the firing of Tubby Smith, signed...

 

Man gets life for fatally shooting woman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting a woman. A Leon County judge sentenced 31-year-old Jarvis McBride on Wednesday after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder. Prosecutors say...

 

Packers release Saine, Smith

The Green Bay Packers released running back Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith on Wednesday. Both players had suffered season-ending ACL tears in a Week 6 game against Houston last season. Smith has totaled 82 tackles, two sacks and an...

 

Florida Panthers want to finish season with flourish

The Panthers play their final home game of the abbreviated 2013 season Thursday night and, unlike Tuesday, won't be able to postpone any playoff party for the Maple Leafs. Toronto had been the only team since the 2004-05 lockout to not make the...

 
Clown knifefish ‘attractive and fun to catch'

Clown knifefish ‘attractive and fun to catch'

Of the 23 established species of exotic freshwater fish in Florida, the clown knifefish has got to be one of the most intriguing. With a flat silvery body and black spots ringed with white, the creature is both eye-popping and sporty. Like a tarpon...

 
NASCAR had no choice but to crush Matt Kenseth's team

NASCAR had no choice but to crush Matt Kenseth's team

Matt Kenseth got to keep his shiny new trophy for winning at Kansas Speedway last weekend, but not much else. NASCAR crushed Kenseth's No. 20 team with massive penalties on Wednesday for running an engine that contained a part that was too light....

 

Gov. McCrory signs ‘Kilah's Law'

RALEIGH With 4-year-old Kilah Davenport sitting silently alongside, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday signed into law a bill designed to protect children like her from abuse. “This is no doubt probably the most emotional bill I'll...

 

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