News archive from 30 April 2012

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Police: Man bludgeoned woman with mop handle

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Coral Gables police say a man admitted to bludgeoning his business partner with a mop handle after binding her hands and feet. Jose Rojas was denied bond Sunday. He's being held on two counts of first-degree murder, armed...

 
Max Scherzer wild, Yankees dump Tigers

Max Scherzer wild, Yankees dump Tigers

New York - CC Sabathia steadied New York's rocky rotation with eight sharp innings, Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for eighth on the career RBIs list and the Yankees beat the Tigers 6-2 on Sunday despite leaving 14 men on base in the first six...

 
Brazil oil platform evacuated as precaution

Brazil oil platform evacuated as precaution

BRASILIA, Brazil - Rio de Janeiro's port captain says about 100 workers have been evacuated from a tilting oil platform in that city's bay. The port captain's office says in a Sunday statement that an inclination of three degrees prompted the...

 

Wade Miley, Arizona Diamondbacks offense delivers big in victory over Miami Marlins

MIAMI -- Unbeaten Wade Miley held the Miami Marlins hitless until the sixth inning, and Jason Kubel drove in three runs to lead the Diamondbacks to an 8-4 victory Sunday. Miley (3-0) gave up one hit and an unearned run in 6 1/3 innings to lower his...

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Ron Snell drops employment suit

Northview High School Principal Ron Snell has dropped his lawsuit concerning his non-renewal of employment by the Dothan City School Board. Snell's attorney, Tom Brantley, filed for dismissal of the suit Friday. The motion for dismissal included a...

 

1958 postcard mailed from Chicago finally arrives

CHICAGO -- A postcard mailed from Chicago in 1958 has finally reached its intended recipient, but not without a little help from Facebook. The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://bit.ly/JrY8Iy) that a postcard depicting Shedd Aquarium recently arrived...

 

Arizona Cardinals 2012 NFL Draft Review

1 - Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame (6-3, 220); 3 - Jamell Fleming, CB, Oklahoma (5-11, 206); 4 - Bobby Massie, OT, Mississippi (6-6, 316); 5 - Senio Kelemete, OG, Washington (6-4, 307); 6 - Justin Bethel, DB, Presbyterian (6-0, 200); 6 - Ryan Lindley,...

 

Sebastien Loeb wins Rally of Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- World rally champion Sebastian Loeb won the Rally of Argentina for the seventh time in a row Sunday to increase his lead in the season standings. The Frenchman finished 15.2 seconds ahead of teammate Mikko Hirvonen to give...

 

NBA's shorten season helps TV ratings

The shortened 66 game NBA regular season helped boost television ratings, Variety is reporting. ABC, which carries double-headers on Sunday, received its highest-rated and most viewed regular season ever with a 5.4 million average over 15 broadcasts,...

 

US special forces help in hunt for warlord Kony

OBO, Central African Republic Deep in the jungle, this small, remote Central African village is farther from the coast than any point on the continent. It's also where three international armies have zeroed in on Joseph Kony, one of the world's most...

 

Support from locals seen as key to capturing Kony

GULU, Uganda Adye Sunday isn't sure about the calls to kill or capture Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. Though the elusive warlord abducted her when she was 13 and forced her to be one of his dozens of "wives," the 25-year-old says...

 

US special forces help in hunt for warlord Kony

OBO, Central African Republic - Deep in the jungle, this small, remote Central African village is farther from the coast than any point on the continent. It's also where three international armies have zeroed in on Joseph Kony, one of the world's most...

 

Support from locals seen as key to capturing Kony

GULU, Uganda - Adye Sunday isn't sure about the calls to kill or capture Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony. Though the elusive warlord abducted her when she was 13 and forced her to be one of his dozens of "wives," the 25-year-old...

 
First-time visitors love Alabama; editorial writers, not so much

First-time visitors love Alabama; editorial writers, not so much

People walk on the Gulf State Park Pier in Gulf Shores, Alabama in this March 31, 2012 photo. The 825-foot-long pier is a popular spot for fishing on Alabama's Gulf Coast. The region is enjoying a tourism boom two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil...

 

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