News archive from 28 May 2015

Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A Wal-Mart truck slammed into the back of a limo van carrying Morgan and the others back...

 
Gators freshman tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe reportedly to transfer

Gators freshman tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe reportedly to transfer

Before even playing a game at UF, Gators freshman tight end Daniel Imatorbhebhe will transfer, according to multiple media reports. Imatorbhebhe was the first player to commit to coach Jim McElwain's inaugural recruiting class at UF. He enrolled in...

 
UF coach Mike White forms quick bond with top returner Dorian Finney-Smith

UF coach Mike White forms quick bond with top returner Dorian Finney-Smith

Rather than take his chances in the NBA draft, Dorian Finney-Smith returned to UF to play his final college season for coach Billy Donovan. When Donovan left for the NBA, no one was more disappointed than Finney-Smith. But new coach Mike White said...

 
'48 Hours' returns to Brevard murder case

'48 Hours' returns to Brevard murder case

CBS' "48 Hours" looked at the murder conviction of Crosley Green in 1999 and returns to the Brevard case this weekend. "I kidnapped no one. I killed no one. I did none of those things," Green tells correspondent Erin Moriarty. The...

 
Classmate: Accused theater shooter not always relevant

Classmate: Accused theater shooter not always relevant

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A former classmate of the Aurora theater shooting defendant testified Wednesday that James Holmes was sometimes socially awkward and spoke in a monotone but never seemed upset or angry. Holmes was withdrawing from the University of...

 
Jenner pushes back against crash lawsuit

Jenner pushes back against crash lawsuit

Bruce Jenner is pushing back against a lawsuit stemming from his February car crash. Attorneys for former the Olympian and Keeping Up With the Kardashians star have filed a new court document claiming that Jenner shouldn't have to financially...

 
Astros prospect Carlos Correa getting closer to big league call up

Astros prospect Carlos Correa getting closer to big league call up

In almost three full years in professional baseball, Carlos Correa has excelled most everywhere he’s been. If that keeps up, it won't be long before he's in the big leagues. Correa started this season with the Astros’ Double-A affiliate in Corpus...

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Target CEO wants to add support Apple Pay in stores--just not yet.

Target CEO wants to add support Apple Pay in stores--just not yet.

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA—CEO Brian Cornell wasn't at Target back in 2013 when the retail giant was victimized by a hacking scandal that reportedly resulted in the theft of data on as many as 110 million people. But that mammoth data breach isn't too...

 
Allen: When it comes to Game 7, Rangers can't be beat

Allen: When it comes to Game 7, Rangers can't be beat

If Game 7s are coin flips, as the NHL community believes them to be, then the New York Rangers are in possession of a two-headed coin. That would be the only logical explanation for why the Rangers are 7-0 all-time in Game 7 NHL playoff games played...

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Alaska House Republicans roll out budget offer to Democrats

Leaders of the Republican-led House Finance Committee on Wednesday morning unveiled the terms of an offer to Democrats that seeks to break the Alaska Legislature’s budget deadlock. In a tense hearing at the Legislature’s Anchorage offices during the...

 

Alaska governor tours Shell rig in Seattle, touts Arctic drilling

  SEATTLE — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker toured a massive oil drill rig parked on Seattle's waterfront Wednesday before meeting with Gov. Jay Inslee to tell him that Washington's position on future Arctic drilling will hurt his state's economy. Walker says...

 
Glorious one-liners from the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Glorious one-liners from the Scripps National Spelling Bee

The 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee is, in a word, g-l-o-r-i-o-u-s. What's better than watching nervous, brilliant youths stand on stage in what's their culmination of years of studying esoteric words of Latin, Germanic, or, if they're unlucky,...

 
Nebraska lawmakers override governor's veto, repeal death penalty

Nebraska lawmakers override governor's veto, repeal death penalty

Nebraska repealed the death penalty on Wednesday after state lawmakers voted to override Gov. Pete Rickett's veto. The legislature managed to override the veto by slimmest of margins. A veto requires at least 30 of 49 senators to overturn a...

 

Stanford wins NCAA women's golf title

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Mariah Stackhouse rallied to beat Hayley Davis in 19 holes to give Stanford its first NCAA women's golf title, 3-2 over Baylor on Wednesday. Stackhouse, a junior from Riverdale, Georgia, won when Davis' 3-foot par putt missed to...

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Shark bite sidelines Oviedo teen athlete - but she'll be back

Alysa Whetro, with her crutches nearby, watched reluctantly Wednesday as her Central Florida Gliders track team went through drills at Lake Brantley High School. Despite her passion to compete, the 13-year-old student-athlete knew that her shredded...

 

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