News archive from 26 July 2013

Warrant issued for University of Pittsburgh researcher suspected of fatally poisoning wife

Warrant issued for University of Pittsburgh researcher suspected of fatally poisoning wife

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police were preparing to arrest a University of Pittsburgh researcher in Florida on charges that he fatally poisoned his wife, a neurologist at the university's medical school. Prosecutors in Pennsylvania announced the arrest...

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UBS paying $885M to settle US claims on bonds

WASHINGTON -- Swiss banking giant UBS is paying $885 million to settle U.S. government claims that UBS violated securities laws in its sales of mortgage-backed bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the...

 

Seahawks WR Harvin may need hip surgery

Percy Harvin's start with the Seahawks may be on hold already. Harvin has been placed on the team's physically unable to perform list because of a hip injury head coach Pete Carroll said may require surgery. "We're going to take a real good look...

 

Bobcats to play games in Asheville, Greensboro

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Bobcats announced they will play regional preseason home games this year in Asheville, N.C. and Greensboro, N.C. The Bobcats will host the Atlanta Hawks on Oct. 8 at Asheville's U.S. Cellular Center. They will play the...

 

Arkansas-Little Rock guard transfers to CSU

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Point guard John Gillon is transferring from Arkansas-Little Rock to Colorado State, where he'll have to sit out the upcoming college basketball season. Gillon averaged 10.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a freshman...

 
Harper's homer in 9th lifts Nats past Pirates 9-7

Harper's homer in 9th lifts Nats past Pirates 9-7

WASHINGTON -- For a kid who's still only 20 and had yet to hit a game-ending homer in his nascent career, Bryce Harper sure inspired a lot of confidence in his teammates as he walked to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. "You...

 

Naturals to honor unused tickets at Aug. 28 game

SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- The Northwest Arkansas Naturals says it has solution for fans who missed a game this year despite having a ticket. The club will honor unused tickets at a game Aug. 28. The Naturals are hosting "Unused Ticket Night" at...

 
Bryan Cranston gets 'Breaking Bad' tattoo as tribute to series finale: 'It makes me smile'

Bryan Cranston gets 'Breaking Bad' tattoo as tribute to series finale: 'It makes me smile'

"Breaking Bad" may be ending this year, but Bryan Cranston has a permanent reminder of his role on the hit show. At the Los Angeles premiere party for the show, Cranston showed off a new tattoo of the "Breaking Bad" logo, inked on...

 

Overcrowding at Miami-Dade Animal Shelter leading to high number of euthanizations

In an urgent email on Thursday to rescue groups, Miami-Dade Animal Services administrators sought refuge for dozens of dogs destined to die Friday because of shelter overcrowding. “The space situation is out of control,'' wrote Jacquelyn...

 

Mad dash lands Sanford on House floor in running shorts

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mark Sanford isn't wet behind the ears, but that's what he's saying to explain how he ended up on the floor of the House of Representatives in shorts, a T-shirt, gym socks and sneakers. Sanford, a Republican and former South...

 

Former Lincoln Co. judge faces 4 new indictments

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A state multicounty grand jury has returned four new indictments against a former Lincoln County judge alleging forgery and embezzlement in connection with his work as an attorney for several clients. The attorney general's office...

 

NYC man pleads guilty to securities fraud in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. -- A Russian national living in New York has admitted to his role in a ring that prosecutors say stole about $1 million by hacking into retail brokerage accounts and executing sham trades. Thirty-three-year-old Petr Murmylyuk of Brooklyn,...

 
Braves turn to rookie starter, lose 7-4 to Mets

Braves turn to rookie starter, lose 7-4 to Mets

NEW YORK -- Now that Tim Hudson is out for the season, the Atlanta Braves know they'll need to rely on some pretty young pitchers in the starting rotation. Alex Wood gave them all he had Thursday, but that wasn't enough against the New York Mets. John...

 

Jets place Goodson on reserve-did not report list

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- The New York Jets have placed running back Mike Goodson on the reserve-did not report list as the players arrived for training camp. Goodson, signed in the offseason, was arrested on drug and weapons possession charges in May along...

 

'Killer Joe,' first play by Tracy Letts, aiming for Broadway

A white-trash ensemble drama with a nasty comic bite, "Killer Joe" was playwright Tracy Letts' first stage drama, premiering in Chicago in 1993. Having already been adapted for the big screen in 2011 by director William Friedkin -- and...

 

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