News archive from 28 May 2013

Lord of the lizards

On a recent sunny afternoon, Linda Nesci was on her way to run errands only to find a 250-pound alligator lolling on the blacktop outside her garage in south suburban Mokena. "I'm going out," she said, peering out the garage door at her...

 
Report: Ex-Grand Valley QB Cullen Finnerty missing, police say

Report: Ex-Grand Valley QB Cullen Finnerty missing, police say

Former Grand Valley State quarterback Cullen Finnerty did not return from fishing on Sunday night in Lake County, Mich., and police are looking for him, according to a report. WZZM 13 News in Grand Rapids says Finnerty's family owns a cabin near Bray...

 
Veterans honored at Centennial Memorial Park

Veterans honored at Centennial Memorial Park

slideshow More than one veteran choked back tears today during an annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Anniston. Vietnam veteran Ransom Hobby said he couldn’t explain, without crying, what the Memorial Day service in Anniston meant to him. While he...

 

Almanac: Monday, May 27, 2013

Get your Monday comics, TV listings, weather forecast, history and more! Weather The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies and a high of 85. Get a 5-day forecast here. History On May 27 in 1861 Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a federal...

 
Astros outlast Rockies for 3-2 win in 12 innings

Astros outlast Rockies for 3-2 win in 12 innings

HOUSTON -- Brandon Barnes hit a last at-bat, two-out RBI ground-rule double in the 12th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies in interleague play on Monday. Matt Dominguez singled off former Astro Wilton Lopez (1-2)...

 

Drew Sharp: Do these Red Wings have a closer's mentality

DETROIT - The Red Wings are learning that you never stop learning. There's always a lesson, particularly at a moment of potential triumph. They can come back, staring down extraordinary adversary without twitching an eye. They've proved that. Backs to...

 

Rangers struggle to drive home runs, fall to Diamondbacks, 5-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Tyler Skaggs, just called up from the minors, struck out nine in six scoreless innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 in the opener of a doubleheader on Monday. Skaggs (1-0), who lost out to Patrick...

Dallas News, 19:06 in Sport
 

Nationals bats quiet again in 6-2 loss to O's

WASHINGTON -- On Sunday, the Nationals' offense showed rare scoring punch in victory over Philadelphia Phillies starter Cole Hamels, enough to imagine manager Davey Johnson ending his shaving boycott soon. On Monday, Orioles hurler Jason Hammel...

 
Harang 4-hitter leads Seattle past San Diego 9-0

Harang 4-hitter leads Seattle past San Diego 9-0

SEATTLE -- Aaron Harang threw a four-hitter, Jason Bay hit his first career leadoff homer and Michael Morse added a three-run shot as part of Seattle's four-run first inning as the Mariners beat the San Diego Padres 9-0 on Monday. Harang (2-5)...

 

Mexico special police unit to search for missing

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's government says it has created a special investigative unit to search for missing people. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says the unit will include 12 federal investigators and a group of federal police agents as support....

 

George Zimmerman returns to court for pretrial hearing

SANFORD - With just two weeks remaining before his trial, George Zimmerman returns to court Tuesday for what may be his last pretrial hearing, a session that could turn into a marathon with his attorneys asking for a trial delay and asking that an...

 

Rabbi charged in sexual assault

A 45-year-old West Rogers Park rabbi was arrested Saturday and charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy nearly seven years ago, police said. Larry Dudovitz of the 6400 block of North Albany Avenue was charged with criminal sexual assault of...

 
Johnson hits pair of 3-run HRs, Rays beat Marlins

Johnson hits pair of 3-run HRs, Rays beat Marlins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kelly Johnson hit a pair of three-run homers Monday and the Tampa Bay Rays handed the Miami Marlins their sixth straight loss, 10-6. Johnson also doubled, singled and stole a base. He has 24 RBIs in 21 games this month. Johnson...

 
Skaggs strikes out 9; D-backs beat Texas

Skaggs strikes out 9; D-backs beat Texas

PHOENIX -- Tyler Skaggs, just called up from the minors, struck out nine in six scoreless innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 in the opener of a doubleheader on Monday. Skaggs (1-0), who lost out to Patrick...

 

Mexico special police unit to search for missing

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government says it has created a special investigative unit to search for missing people. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says the unit will include 12 federal investigators and a group of federal police agents as support. He...

 

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