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Archive for February 9th, 2013

  • New Yorkers tell of hours stranded on snowy roads

    February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Abandoned cars on the Long Island Expressway after a snow storm on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in Islandia, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Stranded for hours on a snow-covered road, Priscilla Arena prayed, took out a sheet of loose-leaf...

  • The sound of NY Fashion Week: smartphones snapping

    February 9, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Models walk the runway at the presentation of the Prabal Gurung Fall 2013 fashion collection during Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) NEW YORK (AP) — Remember clapping? As in when a fashion designer puts on his...

  • Clear sky aids mountain hunt for fugitive ex-cop

    February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies gather at the command post in Big Bear Lake, Calif, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Clear skies allowed aircraft with heat-sensing technology to aid scores of officers searching in the snow-covered San Bernardino...

  • Northeast storm disrupts schedule for sports teams

    February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Grounds crews clear the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport in New York Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Airlines scratched more than 3,700 flights in the Northeast through Saturday as snow began falling in what was predicted to be a huge blizzard that could dump 1 to 3 feet of...

  • Chicago remembers teen victim of city gun violence

    February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The remains of Hadiya Pendleton are taken to her final resting place at the Cedar Park Cemetery Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Calumet Park, Ill. Pendleton was killed on Jan. 29, when a gunman opened fire on her and some friends seeking shelter in a park from the...

  • Fugitive’s rant puts focus on evolving LAPD legacy

    February 9, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, May 1, 2008 file photo, Los Angeles Police Officers stand near “Phraselators” as they monitor May Day protesters gathering downtown to call for immigration reform in Los Angeles. The department is using new tactics...

  • Amid Dominican port concerns, a surge in smuggling

    February 9, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2013 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Menendez is defending actions he took that appeared to benefit a top campaign contributor, saying that being a donor shouldn’t disqualify...

  • Fear of assassinations haunt Egypt opposition

    February 9, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 file photo, Egyptian relatives of Mohammed el-Gindy, a 28-year-old activist, who died early Monday of wounds sustained during clashes last Friday near the presidential palace, carry his coffin during a funeral...

  • Kiefer Sutherland honored by Harvard theater group

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actor Kiefer Sutherland reacts as he is honored as the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. Sutherland was roasted and received the pudding pot from the nation’s oldest undergraduate drama...

  • Men in black: Edun runway features men, too

    February 9, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by Edun, a model walks the runway during the Edun Fall 2013 fashion show during Fashion Week, Thursday Feb. 8, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Edun, Sean Cunningham) NEW YORK (AP) — There’s something new on the Edun runway this...