News archive from 26 August 2011

Interactive map: Hurricane Irene's path

Click on the pinpoints to see details. Red pins indicate the hurricane's path, blue pins indicate information. View the full, larger map View Hurricane Irene in a larger map

 

Pandora posts 2Q loss on charges

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Pandora Media Inc. reported a second-quarter loss on special charges, but the music service provider's adjusted results beat analysts' expectations. The Oakland, Calif.-based company posted a loss of $3.2 million, or 4 cents per...

 
Police Dept. Reviews Unsolved Rapes for Ties to Officer

Police Dept. Reviews Unsolved Rapes for Ties to Officer

The police are investigating whether a New York City police officer, already charged with raping a woman last week at gunpoint in Upper Manhattan, may be responsible for other unsolved sex attacks, Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly said on...

 

Texas A&M tells Big 12 it is considering leaving

Texas A&M formally notified the Big 12 on Thursday that it is considering leaving the conference and want to know how to do it if it comes to that. Less than a week after publicly expressing interest in joining the Southeastern Conference,...

 

Man gets life for fatally stabbing father

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A South Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing his father. A Broward County judge sentenced 28-year-old Kendrick Herring guilty on Thursday. He was convicted earlier this month of first-degree...

 

Texas A&M Begins Process of Moving to SEC

In a move that appears to start the process of Texas A&M leaving for the Southeastern Conference, President R. Bowen Loftin sent a letter to the Big 12 on Thursday announcing Texas A&M is “exploring our options” in terms of conference...

 
Miami Herald preseason prep football tour

Miami Herald preseason prep football tour

Throughout August, the Herald brings you a preview of high school football in Miami-Dade and Broward. We will have team previews, player features, district podcasts, videos and audio interviews. The tentaive schedule is listed. Click on the school...

 

Dolphins counting on their 2 young cornerbacks

DAVIE, Fla. -- Sean Smith, who backpedals for a living, began last season with his career headed in the wrong direction. The lanky cornerback started all 16 games his rookie year with the Miami Dolphins in 2009 but was on the bench for their opener...

 

Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

Given the obvious struggles that Roy Williams has had thus far in the preseason, do you think there is any chance that the Bears coaching staff realizes the mistake they made and re-inserts Johnny Knox ahead of him in the starting lineup? -- Brett,...

 

Few think Bernanke speech will signal major action

WASHINGTON -- Many on Wall Street hope Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will unveil a new effort Friday to boost the economy in a highly anticipated speech in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Economists say a major new program is unlikely. But Bernanke will...

 

Rihanna and J. Cole respond to sex tape rumors

On Wednesday, Hustler told RadarOnline that they were in possession of a sex tape featuring pop star Rihanna and rapper J. Cole. The adult company noted that they had seen the video, but were not sure whether they would release it. Rihanna is not...

 
Florida's Bailee Madison could be the next 'scream queen'

Florida's Bailee Madison could be the next 'scream queen'

She has shared the small screen with Hugh Laurie and Drake & Josh, and appeared on the big screen with Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal. This weekend, Bailee Madison takes center stage as America's next...

 
Don't miss: Bonerama

Don't miss: Bonerama

WHAT: Even in the realm of brass bands, the members of New Orleans-based Bonerama would qualify as purists. The ensemble's sound revolves solely around trombones, using the instrument as the foundation for funky, Big Easy-style originals, as well as...

 

Free show with Cee-Lo Green at Hard Rock Live in Orlando

He's not so much in the rap game anymore, but we still like to think of Cee-Lo Green as the conscience of the genre. Who would have thought that Goodie Mob's runt of the litter would transcend the game by following his heart and soul - especially the...

 

Surprise! Fox brings back 'Breaking In'

Fox couldn't keep a high-tech security team from "Breaking In" to its broadcast schedule. The comedy, which stars Christian Slater, Bret Harrison, Alphonso McAuley and Odette Annable, was cancelled in May. Now Fox has renewed the show for a...

 

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