Knee soreness again sidelines Heat’s Lowry; Spoelstra updates Oladipo injury

The Miami Heat’s personnel picture grew a bit more complex on dual fronts with the team announcing that veteran point guard Kyle Lowry was sidelined for Saturday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks due to soreness in his left knee. The ailment not only took Lowry out of the final stop of the Heat’s four-game… Continue reading Knee soreness again sidelines Heat’s Lowry; Spoelstra updates Oladipo injury

Looking Glass: OK Dad, but let’s make a good thing out of a bad thing

A six-year-old boy playing on his dad’s phone before bedtime spent about $1,000 on Grubhub orders, which his parents didn’t know about until the food started coming to their Chesterfield Township, Mich., home. While his father was giving him a stern lecture on the matter, the boy put his hand up to stop him and… Continue reading Looking Glass: OK Dad, but let’s make a good thing out of a bad thing

Arrest made in shooting at San Francisco synagogue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police have arrested a man suspected of firing a gun loaded with blanks inside a San Francisco synagogue. The man was arrested Friday evening in the Richmond District and booked on suspicion of disturbing a religious assembly, brandishing an imitation firearm and causing another to refrain from engaging in a religious… Continue reading Arrest made in shooting at San Francisco synagogue

Policía de Massachusetts busca una estatua de Shrek de 90 kilos que fue robada

Alejandra Ramos (CNN) — Shrek es amor, Shrek es vida, Shrek está… ¿desaparecido? La policía de Hatfield, Massachusetts, inició la búsqueda de una estatua de 90 kilos (200 libras) del ogro del cine después de que se reportara su desaparición. El Departamento de Policía de Hatfield publicó una alerta sobre el ogro robado en Facebook… Continue reading Policía de Massachusetts busca una estatua de Shrek de 90 kilos que fue robada

San Diego Moms: Local Mom Finds Beauty in Career, Parenthood

Yildiz Toy-Alzona. Courtesy photo Yildiz Toy-Alzona can still recall growing up in Turkey where beauty was abundant with women dressed in vibrant hijabs, buildings painted in various shades, and markets filled with fruits and vegetables of the rainbow. It was this lively environment that introduced Toy-Alzona to the world of beauty.  From there, Toy-Alzona trotted… Continue reading San Diego Moms: Local Mom Finds Beauty in Career, Parenthood

Teenage girl killed by shark while jet skiing in Australia

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A teenage girl was killed in a suspected shark attack in the Western Australian city of Perth after she jumped from her jet ski, police said Saturday. The 16-year-old was pulled from the Swan River with critical injuries. Emergency personnel provided medical assistance to her at the scene but she died,… Continue reading Teenage girl killed by shark while jet skiing in Australia

Fire crews brave frigid conditions while battling Quincy blaze

Firefighters in Quincy were forced to work through sub-zero conditions while battling a blaze that broke out in two commercial buildings on Liberty Street on Saturday morning. Fire officials say they expect to be able to contain the fire to the two buildings, one of which is an auto body shop. Fire crews were dealing… Continue reading Fire crews brave frigid conditions while battling Quincy blaze

Iranian director freed on bail after going on hunger strike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been released on bail, two days after going on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment last summer. Panahi was arrested last July and ordered to serve a six-year sentence dating back to 2011 that had never been carried out. He is among several… Continue reading Iranian director freed on bail after going on hunger strike

This butterfly was once thought extinct. Now it’s off the endangered species list

(CNN) — The Fender’s blue butterfly has fluttered away from the brink of extinction. The species, once so rare it was thought to be extinct, is no longer considered endangered, according to a January 11 news release from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The organization reclassified the species from “endangered” to “threatened” and also finalized a rule to… Continue reading This butterfly was once thought extinct. Now it’s off the endangered species list