Daily Archive: September 19, 2013

    Ken Norton dead at 70

    Ken Norton: Boxing Legend Dies at 70

    He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali’s jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight. Ken Norton frustrated Ali three times in all, including their final bout at Yankee Stadium where he was sure he had beaten him once again. Norton, who died Wednesday at the age of 70, lost that fight for the heavyweight …

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    YouTube Confessor Pleads Guilty To Fatal DUI

    Confronted at a hospital by police who said he’d just killed a man, drunk driver Matthew Cordle was angry and in denial. “He became very irate, and began yelling, he didn’t kill anyone, he didn’t do it, and he wasn’t going to give them any blood sample,” Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said Wednesday. Sober and in recovery, …

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    Cop: Officer Gawked At Whitney Houston’s Naked Corpse

    Brian Weir, senior patrol officer with the Beverly Hills police department, filed a labor dispute last week claiming that Los Angeles detective Det. Sgt. Terry Nutall removed a sheet covering Whitney Houston’s naked corpse and remarked, “Damn, she’s still looking good, huh?” Houston was found face down in a …

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    10-Year-Old Houston Gang Member Charged With Robbery in Bike Trail Attacks

    A 10-year-old gang member accused of attacking and robbing passersby on a Houston bike trail has been charged with robbery, reports KHOU.com. The child is the youngest charged in a crew of nine alleged gang members ranging in age from 10- to 16-years-old. At least 20 victims were knocked off their bikes, beaten with bricks and rocks, and robbed on the …

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    Assad Denies His Forces Conducted Chemical Attacks

    (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said a United Nations report finding “clear and convincing evidence” sarin nerve gas was used in Syria painted an “unrealistic” account, and he denied his government orchestrated the attack. In an interview with Fox News Channel conducted in the Syrian capital of Damascus and aired Wednesday, Assad …