News archive from 25 September 2011

Families upset about Detroit Science Center closure

Detroit - Patrons of the Detroit Science Center on Saturday were surprised to learn the museum would be closed for two weeks starting Monday due to financial troubles. "It's a shame," said Phill Tran, 31, who brought his two children,...

 

Wings stand up to Flyers, but still fall

Detroit- The Red Wings were generally less than effective Friday, losing to Philadelphia in an exhibition game, 3-1. But they proved a point: They did not back down from a larger team that is among the most physical in the NHL. Mike Commodore, the...

 

Surprise man arrested in sex case umpired kids' games

A man with a record of sex crimes worked as a children's softball umpire, The Republic has learned. Edward Hartley, a 67-year-old Surprise resident who was arrested Monday on suspicion of sexually abusing two runaway girls, officiated at games for the...

 

GM Flint, Lansing plants pass UAW contract

Auto workers at General Motors Co.'s factories in Flint and Lansing have voted to ratify the automaker's four-year contract with the United Auto Workers union, according to the local unions website. The results, which appeared on Local 598's website...

 

Robinson runs for 3 TDs and 200 yards to help No. 22 Michigan beat San Diego State 28-7

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - San Diego State assistants and players shook hands and hugged Brady Hoke one by one after he beat them. Instead of being bitter about Hoke bolting the beach to coach at the Big House, the Aztecs were praising him and raving...

 
Monitoring Rights in Chechen Region, a Month at a Time

Monitoring Rights in Chechen Region, a Month at a Time

GROZNY, Russia - They never go out alone, and when they are in their small apartment here in the capital of Chechnya, a flat screen on the wall displays a continuous feed from security cameras in the hall and stairway outside. When the three men...

 

HS football live chat: Updates, analysis from Saturday's Bowie-Martin game

SportsDayDFW.com will be covering Saturday night's Arlington Bowie-Arlington Martin game. Check back here at kickoff for updates and analysis from the game. HS football Saturday chat: Arlington Martin vs. Arlington BowieX

Dallas News, 17:10 in Sport
 
Perry and Romney Set Clear Lines of Attack

Perry and Romney Set Clear Lines of Attack

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. - Gov. Rick Perry and his aides in Texas have spent hours studying old footage and records of Mitt Romney, stretching back nearly two decades, building a list of issues on which they believe Mr. Romney has waffled or wavered,...

 

Blackhawks trim training camp roster to 38

The Blackhawks have assigned forward Rob Flick, defenseman Brian Fahey and goaltender Alec Richards to the AHL's Rockford IceHogs. The Blackhawks' training camp roster now stands at 38 active players, which includes 24 forwards, 11 defensemen, and...

 

Chicago Bears undrafted rookies

Bears player personnel director Tim Ruskell breaks down the five undrafted rookies on the 53-man roster. (Scout responsible for tracking the player in parentheses) Dane Sanzenbacher, wide receiver (Jeff Shiver): "We all had a good feel for him...

 
President Obama readies words for Congressional Black Caucus

President Obama readies words for Congressional Black Caucus

WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama is to avoid a term-ending "shellacking" next year, he’ll need to do better than he has been with black voters, an important Democratic constituency. With that in mind, Obama was speaking Saturday at the...

 

SMU stampede: RB Zach Line runs for 3 TDs in 42-0 blowout of Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — J.J. McDermott threw for three touchdowns and 357 yards to lead Southern Methodist in a 42-0 rout of Memphis Saturday. The Mustangs (3-1, 2-0 Conference USA) dominated from the outset, as James Richardson returned the opening kickoff...

Dallas News, 17:18 in Sport
 

TCU explodes for 55 points in convincing win over Portland State

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU scored three touchdowns in a span of 1:18 just before halftime and Waymon James ran 65 yards for a score on the first play of the second half as the No. 20 Horned Frogs won 55-13 over Portland State on Saturday. The Horned...

Dallas News, 17:18 in Sport
 
No Terror Link Seen in Man’s Arrest at J.F.K.

No Terror Link Seen in Man’s Arrest at J.F.K.

A man who was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport with a stun gun and similar devices in his luggage for a flight to Saudi Arabia was released on Friday evening without bail, the authorities said. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow...

 

GM Flint, Lansing plants pass UAW contract

Auto workers at General Motors Co.'s factories in Flint and Lansing have voted to ratify the automaker's four-year contract with the United Auto Workers union, according to the local unions website. The results, which appeared on Local 598's website...

 

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