News archive from 30 March 2012

Two Farmington schools on lockdown after threatening caller references Trayvon Martin

Farmington - Two elementary schools in the Farmington Public Schools District were put on lockdown Thursday after a threatening phone message referencing the Trayvon Martin slaying in Florida was left at Gill Elementary School.The school will remain...

 

AG to answer Sandusky request to dismiss charges

BC-US--Penn State-Abuse, 3rd Ld-Writethru,531Judge delays Sandusky sex-abuse trial by 3 weeksAP Photo NY121Eds: Updates with details from prosecution filing. Adds web link and background. Recasts long headline. With AP Photos.By MARK...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

Summary Box: Govt loses $50M on small bank stocks

GOVERNMENT LOSS: The government lost about $50 million on its sale of stock in six small banks bailed out in the 2008 financial crisis. But the Treasury Department says the investment was profitable after counting dividends and interest. TARP TALLY:...

 

How the major stock indexes fared on Thursday

The major stock indexes spent most of Thursday in the red for the third day in a row, as investors continued to be concerned about the economies of Europe and the U.S. But stocks rallied, and the Dow finished slightly ahead. The Dow Jones industrial...

 

Owner eyes new Greer Lodge as arson case continues

Ten months after a fire destroyed the main lodge at Greer Lodge Resort & Cabins, authorities are continuing their investigation while the owner of the resort holds hopes of building a new main lodge in about a year and a half. A unit from the...

 

Macy's gives CEO $14.5 million; a 23 percent bump

NEW YORK -- Macy's Inc. gave its CEO Terry Lundgren a pay package worth $14.5 million in 2011, a 23 percent raise from the previous year, as the department-store chain continued to deliver strong sales during the shaky economic recovery. Compensation...

 

Summary Box: Stocks end mixed; Best Buy falls

SMALL RELIEF: Oil fell $2.63 per barrel in New York to $102.78 on hopes that the U.S. and Europe will release oil reserves. But gasoline rose a penny, to an average $3.92 per gallon. EUROPE DISAPPOINTS: Major European indexes fell across the board, a...

 

Kasey Hill leads Montverde to victory to open basketball invitational

Kasey Hill scored 19 points and led four Montverde Academy in double figures Thursday as the Eagles defeated La Lumiere, Ind., 62-54 in the ESPNHS National High School Invitational quarterfinals in Bethesda, Md. Michael Frazier chipped in 16, Michel...

 

Preview: Orlando Magic vs. Dallas Mavericks, Friday, 8 p.m.

TONIGHT'S GAME Orlando Magic vs. Dallas Mavericks, 8 p.m. Where: Amway Center. TV: ESPN, Fox Sports Florida. Radio: FM 96.5 and AM 580. Spanish-language radio: AM 1270. Topics Orlando Magic Dallas Mavericks Radio See more topics » X

 

Idaho Legislature passes felony animal cruelty law

BOISE, Idaho -- The Idaho Legislature has approved a felony animal cruelty law, putting the state in position to get off a very short list of states that don't impose though penalties for mistreating pets and livestock. If the legislation is not...

 
Operation 10-mile will step up patrols on busy highways, especially beach routes

Operation 10-mile will step up patrols on busy highways, especially beach routes

In this June 27, 2011 photo, Alabama Department of Public Safety's Sgt. Steve Jarrett talks to a driver he stopped for not wearing a seat belt in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Montgomery Advertiser, Lloyd Gallman)MONTGOMERY, Alabama - As the weather...

 

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota

Brian Dinkelman had two singles, an RBI and scored twice as part of a seven-run fourth inning that helped the Minnesota Twins to an 11-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Dinkelman finished with three hits, including a two-run home run,...

 

How the major stock indexes fared on Thursday

The major stock indexes spent most of Thursday in the red for the third day in a row, as investors continued to be concerned about the economies of Europe and the U.S. But stocks rallied, and the Dow finished slightly ahead.The Dow Jones industrial...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 

Recap: Washington vs. Atlanta

Ryan Zimmerman had a two-run home run and Brett Carroll later hit a bases-loaded triple and scored on a throwing error in a six-run sixth inning the Washington Nationals used to down the Atlanta Braves, 6-3, on Thursday. Starter Edwin Jackson allowed...

 

Summary Box: Stocks end mixed; Best Buy falls

SMALL RELIEF: Oil fell $2.63 per barrel in New York to $102.78 on hopes that the U.S. and Europe will release oil reserves. But gasoline rose a penny, to an average $3.92 per gallon.EUROPE DISAPPOINTS: Major European indexes fell across the board, a...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 

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