April 22, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Carnival Cruise Lines prices have taken a dip this spring, according to pricing data, and some industry observers blame headlines about problems on several Carnival ships. Todd Elliott, owner of Cruise Vacation Outlet, said his agents had seen a drop in price of 20 percent or more for equivalent cruises. "Rates are far lower than I have seen in a while; for example, the Carnival Dream, seven nights, Eastern Caribbean out of Port Canaveral, May 4 is $299 per person," he said.
February 1, 2012 |
MORE BAD NEWS has come to former hero cop Richard DeCoatsworth, who resigned from the department last month under cloudy circumstances. DeCoatsworth, 25, is being investigated by his old department for allegedly threatening a man and a woman on a Port Richmond street on Jan. 25. "To sum it up, he pretty much threatened someone," Officer Tanya Little said yesterday. The incident occurred on Salmon Street near Lehigh Avenue, she said, and shortly after, the couple reported the alleged threat to police.
May 20, 2013 |
On any given day during the last several seasons you might have found five or six Eagles sprawled out in their locker stalls catching some midday zzzzs. In most cases, the players would build themselves a makeshift bed with pillow, their heads covered with a shirt or some other piece of clothing, their outstretched legs obstructing passage through the narrow lockerroom at the NovaCare Complex. There were other places to sleep - the lounge, the trainer's room - and, it seemed, plenty of opportunities for exhausted players to nap under Andy Reid.
April 26, 2013 |
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with simple assault after an "altercation" last week with Mayor Nutter's daughter, Olivia. Ciarra Ryan surrendered to Northwest Detectives on Monday, police said. The incident followed a track meet at a stadium on East Sedgwick Street in East Mount Airy on April 18, police said. According to court records, Ryan was accused of punching Olivia Nutter in the head and face and pulling her hair. Few details were available Wednesday about what led to the incident - police said there had been "a verbal altercation.
November 15, 2011 |
A man was arrested Tuesday in a scuffle with another man at the Occupy Philly site near City Hall. At 2 p.m., cops had the unidentified alleged assailant in handcuffs, while blood trickled down another man's face. "He's just high on drugs and wanted to start a fight with me," said the alleged victim, Brad Wilson. Wilson, who is homeless, said the other man had sucker-punched him. Police said the alleged assailant would be taken to Central Detectives, where he likely would be charged with simple assault.
February 25, 2011 |
The only thing louder than the hubbub surrounding what happened at an early-morning Holy Family University basketball practice one month ago today is the silence emanating from the school's administration. Basketball coach John O'Connor has resigned his position as a result of the controversy that followed an incident during the Jan. 25 practice in which he struck sophomore forward Matt Kravchuk. O'Connor said the extent of the contact was unintentional. Kravchuk, who filed a criminal assault charge, disagrees.
August 18, 2011 |
PENN STATE is without punter Anthony Fera, who has not been practicing due to his second alcohol-related incident. Fera, 20, a redshirt sophomore from Cypress, Texas, pleaded guilty on Aug. 4, to two summary offenses, according to court documents. He was charged with purchasing alcohol by a minor and disorderly conduct/fighting. Fera paid more than $650 in fines for the June 7 incident. In 2010, he was cited for purchase/possession of alcohol by a minor. That charge was dismissed.
May 14, 2011
Two men were killed Thursday night near Eighth and Jackson Streets in Camden in what authorities think was one incident. Daquanta Watts, 18, of Camden, had multiple wounds and was found lying in a grassy lot about 10:45, police said. He was pronounced dead about an hour later at Cooper University Hospital. David Rivera, 17, of Clementon, was discovered dead in an alley about a block and a half away, police said. Anyone with information about the case is being asked to call Investigator Pete Longo at 856-225-8400 or Camden Police Detective Vince Robinson at 856-757-7420.
January 2, 2013 |
FLYERS DEFENSE prospect Shayne Gostisbehere has been suspended for one game by the International Ice Hockey Federation for an incident that occurred on Monday during the United States' 9-3 victory over Slovakia at the World Junior Championships in Russia. Gostisbehere, selected by the Flyers in the third round of the 2012 draftm will sit out the USA's quarterfinal game against the Czech Republic on Wednesday. After a review, the IIHF Disciplinary Panel determined that Gostisbehere skated up behind Slovakia's Matus Matis and forcefully drove his stick between Matis' legs, striking him in the groin area.
May 4, 2012 |
TEN MINUTES into a Colwyn Borough Council meeting Thursday night, the mayor and council president were arguing and residents were yelling, prompting a man to cover his face with his baby to hide his laughter. "Bring out the playpen and rattles, here we go," one resident said under his breath. For the official business of the raucous meeting, the council rescinded the mayor's state of emergency and reinstated a controversial police supervisor who remains under investigation for an alleged Tasering incident involving a juvenile who allegedly was handcuffed in a holding cell.