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  • 2nd suspect charged in shooting of Marshall assistant coach

    2nd suspect charged in shooting of Marshall assistant coach
    A high school basketball coach featured in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams” left permanently paralyzed when he took two bullets while shielding his daughter was finally able to go home but the accused triggerman was ordered behind bars...
  • Newport News: Woman, man injured in separate auto-pedestrian crashes Wednesday

    Newport News: Woman, man injured in separate auto-pedestrian crashes Wednesday
    A 46-year-old Newport News woman was rushed to a local hospital after being hit by a vehicle in the Denbigh section of the city — one of at least two auto-pedestrian accidents reported in the city Wednesday. Police were dispatched at about 6:55 a....
  • Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs

    Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs
    Koyie Hill's head stopped spinning long ago. At age 35, the catcher is old enough to understand any comparison of his career to that of the infamous Crash Davis, even if it's a stretch. Maikel Franco's head, by comparison, was recently placed on a...
  • Feds let Naperville trucking firm operate despite poor safety record

     Feds let Naperville trucking firm operate despite poor safety record
    Federal regulators knew for years that the Naperville trucking company involved in a fatal January crash had a history of violating safety rules, but records show they did little to stop the carrier from sending unsafe drivers onto the road until after...
  • Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?

    Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?
    "How safe is air travel?" The relentless media obsession with the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 again focuses attention on the broad question of airline safety. And despite the apparent tragic fate of the flight 370 passengers, last week's...
  • Teen charged in Detroit mob beating; police say race may be factor

    Teen charged in Detroit mob beating; police say race may be factor
    A Detroit magistrate Tuesday set bond at $500,000 for a 17-year-old male who along with three others is a suspect in the possibly racially motivated beating of a driver who struck another boy’s leg with his car. The 10-year-old boy was treated and...
  • Mike Sielski: Pete Rose even now more defiant than repentant

    ROYERSFORD, Pa. Pete Rose came to church Sunday morning wearing a silver herringbone blazer, a black mock turtleneck, black slacks, and white shoes, his hair set in a dyed-black halo atop his wide, flat head. He had come not as parishioner or penitent...
  • LeBron's flagrant foul stands

    DETROIT So it turns out the NBA might actually think LeBron James is a master of kung fu. James was called for a flagrant foul-one during the fourth quarter of the Heat's loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesda,y and the league reviewed the play and...
  • Luongo injured in Panthers' loss

    Luongo injured in Panthers' loss
    Maybe the Panthers need to set their clocks ahead. Leave a wake-up call. Put on an extra pot of coffee. Once again they came out lethargic Thursday night in a 3-0 loss to Carolina, allowing the visitors to turn the BB&T Center as quiet as a library. Jiri...
  • Mickey Rooney: A long and remarkable career in film, TV

    Mickey Rooney: A long and remarkable career in film, TV
    One of the last remaining stars of Hollywood's golden era, Mickey Rooney was born to vaudeville parents, and appeared with them onstage by the age of 1. He became a star when he was signed to play the part of comic book hero Mickey McGuire in a series...
  • Feds order Naperville trucking company off road after fatal accident

    Feds order Naperville trucking company off road after fatal accident
    Federal regulators have ordered a Naperville trucking company off the road, calling the carrier with a history of serious safety violations an "imminent hazard to public safety." The inquiry into DND International started after trucker Renato...