News archive from 31 January 2013

Emmylou Harris charged with hit-and-run after fleeing Los Angeles fender bender: report 

Emmylou Harris charged with hit-and-run after fleeing Los Angeles fender bender: report 

Country star Emmylou Harris has been charged with a hit-and-run, TMZ reported. The singer, 65, allegedly hit another vehicle with her rental car while driving on Los Angele's 405 back in October. Harris then left the scene without waiting for the...

 

CMS fears falling behind in high school wrestling

A lack of middle-school feeder programs may be putting area high schools at a disadvantage on the wrestling mat. With a majority of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools wrestlers discovering the sport comparably late, some area coaches said that it's harder...

 
St. John’s and Syracuse will continue to play a home- and-home series after Orange bolts Big East 

St. John’s and Syracuse will continue to play a home- and-home series after Orange bolts Big East 

Their conference names are changing but the rivalry between St. John's and Syracuse will go on. Sources told the Daily News that St. John's and Syracuse will continue to play a home-and-home series even after both have departed the Big East. The...

Daily News, 17:01 in Sport
 
Xaverian HS football and track standout Laray Smith tries to pick a college that will accomodate his interest in both sports

Xaverian HS football and track standout Laray Smith tries to pick a college that will accomodate his...

Laray Smith has a good problem, sort of like having too much money or too many girlfriends. A standout at Xaverian in both football and track, Smith is having a hard time picking a college to accommodate his interest in both sports. Initially, Smith...

Daily News, 17:01 in Sport
 
Lack of flour hurting Venezuela bakeries

Lack of flour hurting Venezuela bakeries

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelans have been coping with sporadic shortages of foods ranging from cooking oil to sugar, and lately a dearth of flour is preventing some bakeries from making bread. Marco Freitas, a manager of a Caracas bakery, is selling...

 

Source: Cops grilling yeshiva leader for raping a boy 

A Brooklyn yeshiva leader is under investigation for having anal sex with a teenager and rubbing two others, a police source said. The school boss was being questioned by detectives at the 79th Precinct stationhouse about his relationship with at...

 

Lack of flour hurting Venezuela bakeries

CARACAS, Venezuela Venezuelans have been coping with sporadic shortages of foods ranging from cooking oil to sugar, and lately a dearth of flour is preventing some bakeries from making bread. Marco Freitas, a manager of a Caracas bakery, is selling...

 
Niners fans scammed out of $5,900 on bogus tickets ad now headed to Super Bowl

Niners fans scammed out of $5,900 on bogus tickets ad now headed to Super Bowl

Score one for the San Francisco 49ers faithful.The Bay Area couple and die-hard Niners fans who wired $5,900 to a Baltimore Ravens fan for Super Bowl tickets - only to get a taunting "Go Ravens! LOL!" FedEx package but no tickets in return -...

 
More Robert Kardashian diary revelations: Report claims Kris Jenner didn't want kids

More Robert Kardashian diary revelations: Report claims Kris Jenner didn't want kids

Diary confessions from the late Kardashian patriarch, Robert Kardashian, continue to surface. A week after In Touch Weekly reported on diary entries claiming to be written by the father to Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Rob, the celebrity magazine is now...

 
Flushing supermarket denied rooftop parking lot at busy intersection

Flushing supermarket denied rooftop parking lot at busy intersection

A plan to put a 49-car parking lot over a busy Flushing supermarket was recently shot down by the city despite the support of local officials. The Board of Standards and Appeals denied the application on Jan. 15 by New York Mart because the it “failed...

 

Ray Lewis and teammates emphatically deny alleged PED use

A defiant Ray Lewis again denied using any banned substances and went on the offensive against the man who says that he provided the Ravens linebacker with products to accelerate his return from a torn triceps injury. Lewis called Mitch Ross - a...

 

Dexter Strickland shakes off struggles in UNC's win over Boston College

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. Dexter Strickland often shoots alone on a dimly lit Smith Center court after North Carolina home games. The extra practice, though, sometimes hasn't shown. “It has been difficult,” Strickland, the Tar Heels'...

 

'School Chest' raises funds, and awareness

From the contents of a little sister's piggy bank to $2,000 collected online, Deerfield High School's annual fundraiser, School Chest, pulled in a record $135,393 in 2012. The proceeds, which in recent years have ranged from $87,000 to $98,000, will...

 

Harbaughs anticipate mixed emotions after Super Bowl XLVII ends

NEW ORLEANS -- Jack and Jackie Harbaugh said they are as neutral as they can get when it comes to Sunday's Super Bowl, which will feature their sons. Family members and friends are making the trek to New Orleans to witness an NFL first as John...

 
Jury: ‘Hero’ EMT sexually assaulted five women, one as young as 11 years old 

Jury: ‘Hero’ EMT sexually assaulted five women, one as young as 11 years old 

A decorated city EMT was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting five women — one as young as 11 years old — in a reign of terror between 2001 and 2010. Members of the panel of 11 women and one man said they were shaken by the horrific accounts of...

 

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