Saturday, April 4, 2020

Judge in Gray case ‘doesn’t take any mess’

Baltimore jurist will hear case officers’ cases in man’s death BY ZENITHA PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The Freddie Gray saga has moved from the streets to...

How to avoid fees that bring billions in revenue to big banks

BY DAVID LAZARUS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS To hear big banks tell it, this is a great time to be a bank customer. Most Americans — 61 percent...

UPS hiring up to 95,000 for holidays

ATLANTA — UPS announced it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal workers for the busy holiday shipping season. The company, based in suburban Atlanta, is...

NBA’s ‘Chairman of the Boards’ Moses Malone passes away at 60

BY STEVE CHAWKINS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS When Moses Malone was growing up in Petersburg, Va., he lived in a four-room wooden house propped up on cinder...

TRUMP WITHOUT THE BIG MOUTH

Republicans are taking a hard look at GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson, who trails only Donald Trump in early polls. Could Carson be America’s...

2015 U.S. OPEN

Two of the greatest On Tuesday, Serena Williams and big sis Venus walk off the court after Serena won their quarterfinal match, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3,...

Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes

BY DEBORAH NETBURN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS About half of all Americans have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to a new report. And experts in...

Crime lab crisis

‘Thousands’ of state rape kits untested BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to...

$6.4 million going to family of Freddie Gray

Baltimore will pay to settle civil claims, avoids public lawsuit BY YVONNE WENGER AND MARK PUENTE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Baltimore plans to pay Freddie Gray’s family $6.4 million as...

Black jobless rate inches back up

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The August unemployment rate was 5.1 percent for a seven-year low, but the jobless rate for African-Americans went in the opposite...