News archive from 27 August 2012

Huntsville police arrest 16-year-old for leaving the scene of an accident and other felony charges after wreck on Oakwood

Huntsville police arrest 16-year-old for leaving the scene of an accident and other felony charges after...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville police arrested a 16-year-old juvenile on several charges Saturday, including attempting to flee and elude, leaving the scene of an accident, assault and receiving stolen property, after he wrecked his SUV into...

 

Man dies in single-car wreck

A 25-year-old man was killed after being ejected from the Honda Civic he was driving in northwest Charlotte early Sunday morning. Police identified the dead man as Elvin Arnando Cornejo Ortez. A passenger in the Civic was transported to Carolinas...

 

Roof still on US Open's long list of improvements

NEW YORK -- Someday, a roof will cover Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open. But it will cost a lot - at least nine figures - and it won't delay other projects that leaders of the USTA believe are mandatory at the home of the year's final Grand Slam....

 

Flooding kills 10 in northeast Nigeria

YOLA, Nigeria - An emergency management official in northeast Nigeria says 10 people were killed in floods that swept through the region. Adamawa state Emergency Management Agency official Shadrach Daniel Baruk said others remained trapped by the...

 

Problems mount, uncertainty grows as Lions' opener approaches

Allen Park - Here it is nearly eight months since the Lions were rudely expelled from the playoffs by the Saints and we're fretting over the same concerns.Through the draft and free agency, through a full offseason program and now through...

 

Flooding kills 10 in northeast Nigeria

YOLA, Nigeria -- An emergency management official in northeast Nigeria says 10 people were killed in floods that swept through the region. Adamawa state Emergency Management Agency official Shadrach Daniel Baruk said others remained trapped by the...

 

Police study case of teen allegedly held captive

CHICAGO - Days after police stormed a southwestern Illinois home on the allegation that a teenage girl had been held captive and forced into sex, authorities wouldn't say whether an ongoing investigation would result in additional charges. Two people...

 

On TV, a quiet exit for first man on the moon

NEW YORK -- By the yardstick of history, Neil Armstrong was among the most accomplished men ever to walk on the planet that he looked upon from afar one magical week in July 1969. Television news didn't seem to fully recognize the importance of the...

 

Flooding kills 10 in northeast Nigeria

YOLA, Nigeria An emergency management official in northeast Nigeria says 10 people were killed in floods that swept through the region. Adamawa state Emergency Management Agency official Shadrach Daniel Baruk said others remained trapped by the...

 

A series of earthquakes rattle California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A series of earthquakes has rattled California, from rural Imperial County all the way to the San Diego County coast.Paul Caruso with the U.S. Geological Survey says the first quake, magnitude 3.9, struck at 10:02 a.m. Sunday about...

Chron, 17:10 in World News
 
Pirates fall to Brewers, 7-0

Pirates fall to Brewers, 7-0

By Paul Zeise / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Milwaukee used a three-run fourth inning to break open a close game and then went on to pound the suddenly reeling Pirates, 7-0, Sunday before a crowd of 36,626 PNC Park. With the loss, the Pirates (68-59) fell...

 
Rogers effective as Brewers beat Pirates 7-0

Rogers effective as Brewers beat Pirates 7-0

PITTSBURGH -- Mark Rogers allowed three hits over five innings, Carlos Gomez and Aramis Ramirez homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0 on Sunday. The Brewers won for the fifth time in six games. The Pirates have lost five of...

 
Isaac prompts hurricane warnings from La. to Fla.

Isaac prompts hurricane warnings from La. to Fla.

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane warnings have been issued for an area stretching from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle as Isaac churns toward the Gulf Coast.The warnings stretched from east of Morgan City, La. — which includes the New Orleans area — to...

Chron, 17:15 in World News
 

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MIAMI (AP) — Isaac prompts hurricane warnings from New Orleans area to Fla. Panhandle .

Chron, 17:16 in World News
 

Pets of the week: Willie, Orlando and Sadie

Cullman County Animal Shelter Adoption hours are 9 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and most Saturdays 9 - 12 noon at the shelter. Off site adoptions are at Pet Depot and Tractor Supply every Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Cats are for adoption...

 

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