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  • Man sent to mental hospital for bizarre beating death

    Man sent to mental hospital for bizarre beating death
    A resident of an independent living facility was insane when he beat a fellow resident to death in the victim's bed using salt and pepper shakers, a judge ruled today. Before Judge John Thompson made his ruling, Daniel Peter Cruz pleaded guilty to...
  • Answer pending? Pairing of Iverson and Memphis won't end well

    Carrie Underwood blames Cuervo for her — "I don't even know his last name" — reckless romance. What's Allen Iverson's excuse? Hennessy? Hubris? Desperation? Regardless, Iverson and the Memphis Grizzlies were a preposterous basketball...
  • Sunken Canadian stern-wheeler is an underwater time capsule

    Sunken Canadian stern-wheeler is an underwater time capsule
    Underwater archaeologists said Monday that they have found a virtual time capsule of life during Canada's Klondike Gold Rush: a sunken Yukon River stern-wheeler so well-preserved that researchers can document the last minutes of the five-man crew as...
  • Allen Iverson retires from NBA

    Allen Iverson retires from NBA
    Apparently, retirement is the answer for Allen Iverson. For now anyway. Iverson -- who starred on the Peninsula at Bethel High and with Boo Williams' AAU program and will one day be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame -- announced his plans to...
  • Q&A with NBA star Allen Iverson

    Following a news conference Tuesday in which he detailed his charity and celebrity events on the Peninsula this week, 10-time NBA all-star Allen Iverson spent a few moments with the Daily Press talking about his basketball future. Iverson, 34, is a...
  • Hoyas Vs. Huskies: Role Reversal

    UConn-Georgetown is always fun, usually meaningful, but maybe no more so than a night long ago. That game started what we have today. Almost 19 years have passed since 14-0 Georgetown came to town ranked second, facing a UConn team that surely would be...
  • $14 Million Judgement Upheld For Former Death Row Inmate

    $14 Million Judgement Upheld For Former Death Row Inmate
    An equally divided federal appeals court has by default upheld a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate. John Thompson spent 18 years in prison before being acquitted in 2003 in the killing of a hotel executive. Thompson accused the New...
  • Chapter 7: Barcelona

    The once ubiquitous "Jordan 23" Bulls jersey is rarely seen on Spanish youngsters these days -- they're more likely to favor the distinctive blue-and-garnet "10" shirt worn by FC Barcelona idol Lionel Messi. Futbol still reigns in this part of the world....
  • Murder mystery deepens with each passing day

    The detail was so innocuous that the Palatine police officer with Emmanuel Castro looked right past it: A mop, propped against a wall. Primed by five hours of worry because his teenage son, Michael, had not come home from work, Castro made a chilling...