News archive from 28 July 2015

Future enters album chart at no. 1

Future enters album chart at no. 1

Future takes the No. 1 spot on the Billboard albums chart this week, ashis DS2 more than doubles the total of his previous best sales week. The hip-hop star's third album sold 121,000 copies in its first, according to Nielsen Music, easily giving him...

 
Tear-downs begin to shift from Winter Park to suburbs

Tear-downs begin to shift from Winter Park to suburbs

The bulldozers that have long razed houses in Winter Park are now shifting deeper into the suburbs, custom builders say. As the number of residential tear-downs sags slightly in the city that's known for shopping, brick streets and its chain of lakes,...

 
Tear-downs begin to shift from Winter Park to suburbs

Tear-downs begin to shift from Winter Park to suburbs

The bulldozers that have long razed houses in Winter Park are now shifting deeper into the suburbs, custom builders say. As the number of residential tear-downs sags slightly in the city that's known for shopping, brick streets and its chain of lakes,...

 
Ann Rule dies at 83; true-crime writer penned account of Ted Bundy

Ann Rule dies at 83; true-crime writer penned account of Ted Bundy

Ann Rule, the bestselling true-crime writer who once befriended serial killer Ted Bundy, has died. She was 83. Rule, who gained national prominence for her book on Bundy, "The Stranger Beside Me," died on Sunday at Highline Medical Center in...

 
Armour: For A-Rod, redemption is just a home run away

Armour: For A-Rod, redemption is just a home run away

So long as an athlete can still play, there’s almost nothing that can’t be forgiven. Take Alex Rodriguez. A year ago — heck, six months ago — he was a pariah with both the public and his own New York Yankees. He was a liar and a cheat, and there was...

Usa Today, 19:12 in Sport
 
Orlando City finalizing deal with former Real Madrid defender David Mateos

Orlando City finalizing deal with former Real Madrid defender David Mateos

DENVER - Reinforcements are on the way for Orlando City. "As has been reported we are actively working towards the signing of a couple of players, but until negotiations are completed and finalized there is nothing more we can discuss," club...

 
Orlando City finalizing deal with former Real Madrid defender David Mateos

Orlando City finalizing deal with former Real Madrid defender David Mateos

DENVER - Reinforcements are on the way for Orlando City. "As has been reported we are actively working towards the signing of a couple of players, but until negotiations are completed and finalized there is nothing more we can discuss," club...

 
Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox

Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and cash from the Boston Red Sox in a trade for infielder Josh Rutledge. The Angels announced the deal Monday. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World...

Usa Today, 19:28 in Sport
 
Plaintiffs ask court to reject NCAA's motion for a stay in O'Bannon case

Plaintiffs ask court to reject NCAA's motion for a stay in O'Bannon case

Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the Ed O’Bannon antitrust case on Monday colorfully and combatively urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject the NCAA’s request for a stay of an injunction that on Saturday would allow schools to begin...

Usa Today, 19:28 in Sport
 
Fire department serving Disney in talks to drop special operations

Fire department serving Disney in talks to drop special operations

The government agency providing fire-rescue service to Walt Disney World has proposed disbanding its special-operations-and-response team, whose members get specialized training on complicated jobs such as rescues from collapsed buildings and...

 
Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that embroiled the Boy Scouts for years...

 
True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at 84

True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at 84

Best-selling true-crime writer Ann Rule died Sunday in Seattle at age 84. She died of heart failure, according to her publisher, Simon & Schuster.. Rule was best known for her 1980 book The Stranger Beside Me, her true account of working alongside...

 
WWE shows real principle in booting Hulk Hogan

WWE shows real principle in booting Hulk Hogan

The biggest star in professional wrestling history has been kicked out of the business over an alleged racist tirade. Hulk Hogan has put us rasslin' snobs in a tough spot. As much as we like to sneer at the WWE, we have to admire it for having...

 
Fla. family finds $1M of sunken Spanish treasure

Fla. family finds $1M of sunken Spanish treasure

Treasure hunters for 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC unearth Spanish gold coins from an 18th century shipwreck. MELBOURNE, Fla. — For a few weeks, the Schmitt family and 1715 Fleet-Queens Jewels LLC had a million-dollar secret on their hands. Last...

 

Jeb Bush calls for financial help for Puerto Rico

On his first official foray into Central Florida as a presidential candidate, Jeb Bush called Monday for debt relief for Puerto Rico, while declaring himself the positive Republican choice for the nation's top job. Speaking to about 75 mostly Puerto...

 

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