News archive from 27 December 2011

Vikings hopeful Peterson will return for start of next season

Vikings hopeful Peterson will return for start of next season

The big question facing the Minnesota Vikings is when running back Adrian Peterson will be able to return from his torn ACL, which also included some damage to the MCL in his left knee. While Peterson's type of injury typically takes 8-10 months of...

 
Nigeria Arrests Bombing Suspects as Concern Over Islamist Group Grows

Nigeria Arrests Bombing Suspects as Concern Over Islamist Group Grows

LAGOS, Nigeria - As Nigerian officials announced arrests Monday in connection with the deadly bombing of a church on Christmas day, American officials and analysts said the violence underscored the increasing ability of a shadowy Islamist insurgency...

 

Cops: Man stabs another man to death in Lake County

The Lake County Sheriff's Office is questioning a man they say stabbed his stepfather to death Monday in Astor. A neighbor heard a resident of a home on Virginia Drive calling for help, found the stepfather injured and called the Sheriff's Office...

 
Maine police chief: Someone took Ayla Reynolds

Maine police chief: Someone took Ayla Reynolds

WATERVILLE, Maine - A police chief leading a search for a missing 20-month-old girl says investigators believe someone took her from her father’s home in Maine. The comment by Waterville police Chief Joseph Massey marks the first time he has said...

 

A look at key matchups for UF, OSU in Gator Bowl

GAINESVILLE - Bowl eligibility has seldom been a concern for Florida in the past two decades, but getting to six wins proved to be key this year. With the Gators (6-6) preparing to face Ohio State in the Gator Bowl on Monday, they got a chance to...

 

Mass. Senate hopefuls make final 2011 money push

Massachusetts U.S. Senate hopefuls are making their final fundraising pitches of the year. Dec. 31 marks the end of the last fundraising quarter of the year and the candidates are hoping to head into the 2012 elections with as big a campaign stash as...

 
Reward offered in missing Maine tot case

Reward offered in missing Maine tot case

Authorities are offering a $30,000 reward for any information that leads police to missing tot Ayla Reynolds, who they now believe was abducted from a Waterville, Maine, home nearly 10 days ago. Speaking at a press conference in the central Maine city...

 
Israel TV Station’s Troubles Reflect a Larger Political Battleground

Israel TV Station’s Troubles Reflect a Larger Political Battleground

JERUSALEM - An Israeli television station reported last spring on numerous trips Benjamin Netanyahu had taken as an elected official to Paris, London and New York before becoming prime minister in 2009. Accompanied by his wife, he flew first class and...

 

Investment group closes Chicago Sun-Times purchase

CHICAGO - A new investment group has completed its purchase of the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times. Wrapports LLC says its transaction to buy Sun-Times Media Holdings LLC closed Monday. In addition to the Chicago publication, Sun-Times Media...

 

Gay couples eager to sign Orlando partner registry

Gay advocates expect a rush of same-sex couples at City Hall when the city's new domestic-partnership registry opens next month. And not all of those couples will be from Orlando, nor will all of them be gay, supporters of the law predict.

 

Torrealba gets 66 game ban in Venezuela for hitting ump

The Sports Xchange Torrealba gets 66 game ban in Venezuela for hitting ump

 

Peterson expected back for start of 2012 despite to knee ligament tears

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings expect star running back Adrian Peterson to be recovered from left knee surgery for two torn ligaments in time to start the 2012 season. Peterson tore his ACL and MCL when he was hit in the side of the...

 

AP ENTERPRISE: 23 of 44 NFL players interviewed would try to play with possible concussion

Ask Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew whether he would try to play through a concussion or yank himself from a game, and he'll provide a straightforward answer. "Hide it," the NFL rushing leader said.

 
Have We Met? Tracing Face Blindness to Its Roots

Have We Met? Tracing Face Blindness to Its Roots

Close your eyes. Picture your closest friend. Maybe you see her blue eyes, long nose, brown hair. Perhaps even her smile. What do you think it would be like to have face blindness? Share your thoughts. Go to Well » Multimedia Faceless Faceless Close...

 
NHL players may be at risk for concussions more than other sports

NHL players may be at risk for concussions more than other sports

PHILADELPHIA -- As with football, the hitting of opponents - both legally and otherwise - is seen as being part of the game in ice hockey. So it comes as no surprise that players suffer concussions, as Flyers Claude Giroux, Chris Pronger and Brayden...

 

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