News archive from 27 June 2013, page 10

Year after constitutional amendment, N.C. same-sex couples celebrate

In 2012, a landslide of North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. A year later, thousands of state residents on the losing side of that vote were celebrating two Supreme Court decisions that struck decisive blows...

 

Official: Drug trafficking up in the Caribbean

MEXICO CITY -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield says the amount of illegal drugs entering the United States from the Caribbean has risen, a sign drug cartels are looking for new routes as Mexico and Central American boost anti-drug...

 

Official: Drug trafficking up in the Caribbean

MEXICO CITY U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield says the amount of illegal drugs entering the United States from the Caribbean has risen, a sign drug cartels are looking for new routes as Mexico and Central American boost anti-drug...

 

Matt Kemp out of Dodgers' lineup after return from disabled list

One day after breaking into the Dodgers lineup for the first time since May 29, Matt Kemp is back out of it. No need to worry though, Dodgers fans. His hamstring is fine, his shoulder is fine. It's just a scheduled day off, according to Manager Don...

 

Ruling bolsters Illinois gays and lesbians, though immediate benefits may be few

Crushed by their recent setback on same-sex marriage in Illinois, gay and lesbian couples across the state felt new momentum Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court assured that the federal government will view all married couples the same. By striking...

 

Wheaton North teacher gets 10 years in sexual assault of student

A Wheaton North High School teacher was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to sexually assaulting a student. Edwin Klemm, 43, who was charged with two counts of criminal sexual assault, received consecutive five-year...

 

Who hits the ball harder: Hanley Ramirez or Yasiel Puig?

Is Hanley Ramirez hitting the baseball even harder than Yasiel Puig? "The machine says he does," Manager Don Mattingly said. "It comes off harder." Ramirez's home run on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants was batted at...

 

Tom Sorensen: If Nerlens Noel's available in NBA draft, Charlotte Bobcats should jump

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It happens every June. The closer the NBA draft gets, the more likely we are to invest players with qualities they lack. For the love all that's holy, how can an NBA team of sound mind and body pass on guards Ben McLemore and Victor...

 

Bob Ford: 76ers get three picks in a lukewarm NBA draft

PHILADELPHIA -- The 76ers get a chance Thursday night to change what has been an extraordinarily bad stretch of bad luck, even by their traditionally ill-starred standards. It might be that the corner was already turned when new general manager Sam...

 
Zimmermann quiets D-backs in Nationals' 3-2 win

Zimmermann quiets D-backs in Nationals' 3-2 win

WASHINGTON -- Jordan Zimmermann dominated after a shaky start and rookie Anthony Rendon had his third three-hit performance as the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Wednesday night. The NL West-leading Diamondbacks have...

 

Carolina Panthers training camp less than a month away

For Panthers fans, the dog days of Spartanburg are less than a month away. The Carolina Panthers released their training camp schedule Wednesday, and the team will report to Wofford College on Thursday, July 25. The team will hold its first practice...

 

Rick Bonnell's Mock Draft

Mock Draft NBA writer Rick Bonnell's mock first round for Thursday's NBA draft: 1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Nerlens Noel, Kentucky PF-C. Comment: This assumes the Cavaliers sign off on Noel's surgically-repaired knee and don't trade down. 2. Orlando...

 

Gay honeymoon? 12 good places and 76 bad ones

Here come the brides. And grooms. And honeymoons. In the wake of Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing California to resume same-sex marriages, the race is on to lure LGBT travelers looking for post-wedding trips. Within hours of the...

 

Colony Capital and Miramax exec Richard Nanula takes leave from firms

Miramax Chairman Richard Nanula has taken a leave of absence from the Santa Monica independent film studio and from its co-owner Colony Capital, where he is also a principal. The disclosure of Nanula's departure Wednesday came after two websites...

 
Boy, 12, sexually assaulted at NYC’s South Street Seaport

Boy, 12, sexually assaulted at NYC’s South Street Seaport

A 12-year-old boy was sexually assaulted Tuesday night inside a public bathroom stall while on a shopping trip with his grandmother at the South Street Seaport in New York City, cops said. The victim went to use the men’s restroom at about 7:30 p.m....

 

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