News archive from 27 June 2013, page 7

Bulls in state of limbo awaiting NBA draft

The Bulls have poked and prodded multiple prospects off the court, drilled and demanded of them on it. They have scouted, charted and argued the merits of them all internally. They have traveled internationally, domestically and locally, traversing...

 
Municipal Building retail space finally lands its first shop, Sephora 

Municipal Building retail space finally lands its first shop, Sephora 

Break out the lipstick and eyeliner. Makeup giant Sephora is moving into the Municipal Building in downtown Brooklyn, grabbing a 7,000-square-foot ground floor corner spot at the base of 210 Joralemon St. The first Sephora branch in Brooklyn will join...

 

Lochte, Franklin each pick up 2 national titles

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Lochte and Missy Franklin each won two national titles Wednesday night with times that ranked among the top five in the world this year. The two star American swimmers took a similar tack. They each won in the 200 freestyle, then...

 
Miami Beach water woes cause headaches, continues Thursday

Miami Beach water woes cause headaches, continues Thursday

Miami Beach seafarers were landlocked Wednesday after a pipeline leaked sewage into coastal waters. The city started receiving complaints about a bad smell from Local residents started complaining about a bad smell on Tuesday afternoon. Public works...

 

Now up to bat in steroids scandal: A-Rod's cousin

Of all the names tied to the burgeoning major league steroids scandal, Yuri Sucart is among the most obscure. And yet, as cousin, go-fer and onetime steroid deliveryman to Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez, Sucart could be pivotal to Major League...

 

Attorneys challenge Timely Justice Act

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A new Florida law that speeds up how quickly the state carries out the death penalty is being challenged in the state Supreme Court. Attorneys Neal Dupree and Bill Jennings - who head the state agencies that represent death row...

 

Review: 'The Stroller Strategy' is your basic cinematic kiddie ride

Marie (Charlotte Lebon) and Thomas (Raphaël Personnaz) are a terrifically attractive French couple until she dumps him - rightfully - after five years because they're no closer to a better apartment, wedding ring or a baby. To get Thomas over his...

 

Michael Jackson's son testifies singer was unhappy with promoter

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Jackson's eldest son testified on Wednesday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by his family against AEG Live that the late pop star was unhappy with the concert promoter in the run-up to his "This Is It"...

 
Ronell Wilson associate testifies that cop killer said 'I popped them'

Ronell Wilson associate testifies that cop killer said 'I popped them'

“I popped them.” Those were the chilling words of cop killer Ronell Wilson shortly after the 2003 execution-style murders of undercover NYPD Detectives James Nemorin and Rodney Andrews, a gang associate testified Wednesday. RELATED: COP KILLER RONELL...

Daily News, 21:05 in Crime
 

Review: In 'Some Girl(s),' a smooth operator becomes the king of pain

On the eve of his wedding, the unnamed Man (Adam Brody) of "Some Girl(s)" embarks on a cross-country tour to apologize to his exes. But the fiction writer and former cad is still a cad, a narcissistic coward who can't just shut up and let...

 

CPS chooses meal provider, but competitor cries foul

The Chicago Board of Education approved a $97 million contract to provide food and milk to the city's schools Wednesday even as the district's inspector general continues to look into the contracting process. Aramark Corp. was awarded the business to...

 
Bank of America to leave BB&T Center

Bank of America to leave BB&T Center

Bank of America is set to move out of two floors in the BB&T Center, leaving the building altogether and creating what is expected to be the largest block of vacant office space in uptown Charlotte. The bank confirmed Wednesday that it is not...

 

Gay marriage opponents caught in a vortex of public opinion

Pastor Jim Franklin was one of the leading voices supporting California's 2008 gay marriage ban. He spoke passionately about the importance of traditional marriage from the pulpit of Cornerstone Church in Fresno and led rallies against gay unions....

 

Review: Brains-over-brawn approach in 'Redemption' doesn't quite work

Steven Knight, writer and first-time director of the somber action drama "Redemption," partly redeems this middling effort by attempting a brains-over-brawn approach despite the presence of ubiquitous movie tough guy Jason Statham in the...

 

Parents of teen killed in race say they had helped 1 of men charged in fatal crash

The parents of a teenage girl killed during an alleged street race this week in Gurnee described the added pain and betrayal they felt toward one of the drivers - they said they had once taken him into their house when he had nowhere else to go....

 

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