News archive from 25 December 2016

Report: Sex assaults at New England colleges on the rise

BOSTON — Reports of sex assaults at colleges across New England are on the rise. The Boston Globe reports 784 "forcible sex offenses" were reported during 2015 at 60 colleges in the region. The Globe said the increase could be the result of...

 

After UN vote, Kerry suggests Israel's West Bank foray spawning 'terrorism'

Secretary of State John Kerry is defending the Obama administration’s decision to effectively allow the United Nations to condemn Israel for attempting to build more settlements in the disputed West Bank, saying the “unprecedented” effort has spawned...

Fox News, 20:03 in Politics
 
Arizona Cardinals halt Seattle Seahawks' rally with last-second win

Arizona Cardinals halt Seattle Seahawks' rally with last-second win

SEATTLE – This time, the Cardinals were unfit to be tied. Chandler Catanzaro’s 43-yard field goal as time expired gave the Cardinals a 34-31 victory over the Seahawks Saturday at CenturyLink Field. The teams played to a 6-6 tie earlier this season,...

AZCentral, 20:21 in Sport
 
Arizona Cardinals halt Seattle Seahawks' rally with last-second win

Arizona Cardinals halt Seattle Seahawks' rally with last-second win

SEATTLE – This time, the Cardinals were unfit to be tied. Chandler Catanzaro’s 43-yard field goal as time expired gave the Cardinals a 34-31 victory over the Seahawks Saturday at CenturyLink Field. The teams played to a 6-6 tie earlier this season,...

Usa Today, 20:28 in Sport
 
Bickley: Arizona needs to regain status as a rising power in football

Bickley: Arizona needs to regain status as a rising power in football

Just 25 months ago, a football paradise was sprouting in the desert. Arizona State and Arizona were both ranked in the Top 15. Each team brought a 9-2 record into the Territorial Cup, a game that would determine the Pac-12 South champion. The...

AZCentral, 20:43 in Sport
 

Woman, 22, dies in single-vehicle crash

LANCASTER  — State police say a 22-year-old woman has been killed in a single-car crash in Lancaster. Authorities say Katherine Lalli of Maynard was driving on Route 2 when her vehicle went off the roadway, into a wooded area and became engulfed in...

 

Pedestrian struck, killed on Massachusetts interstate

LOWELL — Massachusetts State Police say a 39-year-old man from Maine was struck and killed by a pickup truck on Interstate 495 in Lowell. Police say the truck was traveling southbound when it hit a pedestrian, Lawrence Perham of Bradford, Maine,...

 

Winter weather may be a bummer for jolly holiday travelers

CHICAGO — It'll be a white Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states, but it's likely to cause troublesome travel. Forecasters cautioned drivers to keep alternate routes in mind and prepare for possible delays. Southern California even...

 

Engineer in NYC crash that killed 4 to get lifetime pension

NEW YORK — An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a speeding train in New York City, causing a derailment that killed four people, will receive a lifetime disability pension from the commuter railroad that employed him, a published report...

 

Israel's Netanyahu lashes out at Obama over UN vote

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, accusing him of a "shameful ambush" at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looking forward to working with his...

 

Sheriff's official: Rescue of family 'a Christmas miracle'

A sheriff's official says it was "a Christmas miracle" that searchers found and rescued members of a Pennsylvania family stranded in two separate locations in a northern Arizona forest after their vehicle got stuck on a snowy road while...

 
Military helping kids follow Santa's fabled flight

Military helping kids follow Santa's fabled flight

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Children from around the world are calling the North American Aerospace Defense Command to ask where Santa is, and they're getting a cheery answer about the mythical route. The wildly popular NORAD Tracks Santa operation is...

 

Baby dies days after parents' suspected drug overdose deaths

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — An infant died in her bassinet of dehydration and starvation three or four days after her parents died, also at home, from suspected drug overdoses, authorities said. Jason Chambers, 27, Chelsea Cardaro, 19, and 5-month-old Summer...

 

Pioneering Orlando water park Wet 'n Wild will close Dec. 31

ORLANDO, Fla. — A pioneering water park in Orlando is closing after nearly 40 years of splashes. Wet 'n Wild opened in 1977. It's now owned by Universal Studios Water Parks, which is closing the attraction Dec. 31 to make way for a new water park...

 

Singapore teen critic held in US, reportedly wants asylum

CHICAGO — A teenage blogger from Singapore whose supporters say is seeking asylum is in custody after being detained last week at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, U.S. immigration officials said Saturday. Amos Yee, 18, was detained Dec. 16 and...

 

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