September 19, 2011
The Daily News Pet of the Week is Tiff, a 5-year-old brindle mixed breed at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Tiff knows what she wants and isn't afraid to ask for it. She loves belly rubs and would make an excellent family pet. For more information about Tiff, contact the PSPCA, 215-426-6300, stop by 350 E. Erie Ave. or vist the website at www.pspca.org . A $30 adoption fee covers neutering, current vaccinations and a month of...
June 16, 2001 |
One day after Alexandra Stevenson was beaten in the DFS Classic, her outspoken mother was in trouble with the WTA yesterday in Birmingham, England. Samantha Stevenson took exception to a WTA display of newspaper reports, most of which related to her daughter's defeat by Nathalie Tauziat on Thursday. Stevenson ripped down the articles - an action that could lead to a WTA Tour reprimand for "vandalizing club property. " She had ruffled the WTA earlier in the tournament by asking a pianist to stop playing in a hospitality tent during her daughter's second-round win over Anne-Gaelle Sidot.
February 3, 2004 |
Texas Tech coach Bob Knight got into a verbal spat with the university chancellor, David Smith, at a grocery store yesterday, prompting a review by school officials. One eyewitness told the Lubbock Avalance-Journal Knight raised his voice to Smith after the chancellor approached him at a salad bar to compliment the coach on his recent good behavior. The witness said Knight flew into a rage and accused Smith of being a liar, saying nothing had been wrong with his demeanor this year.
May 28, 1986 |
Quam To used his Vietnamese interpreter to stage a courtroom re-enactment of how a Parking Authority employee wrote him a ticket, then allegedly put him in a headlock, pummelled his face with a walkie-talkie and bit him when he questioned the citation. The dramatization occurred yesterday during a preliminary hearing for enforcement officer Burt Ludin, 25, who was ordered by Municipal Judge Matthew F. Coppolino to stand trial on charges of aggravated and simple assault and reckless endangerment.
June 15, 1990 |
Negotiations between the city and George Steinbrenner over liability for possible damages to the baseball field at Yankee Stadium held up ticket sales for next week's Nelson Mandela rally, a report said. The rally is scheduled for Thursday and tickets were supposed to have gone on sale on Tuesday. But sales were held up while the city Parks Department negotiated with the owner of the New York Yankees over who would pay the bill if the playing field was damaged, the New York Daily News reported today.
June 5, 1998 |
It wasn't the first shot fired, but it ended the feud. Shawn Breeden, 20, already had at least three past shooting conflicts with Jeffrey Barton, 23, defense attorney Michael F. Giampietro said. Now Barton is dead, and Breeden, of Diamond Street near 16th, has been held over for trial on murder and related charges by Municipal Judge Georganne V. Daher. Barton had lived on Harper Street near 30th. Assistant District Attorney Christopher Phillips said Breeden was shot outside a bar at G Street and Allegheny Avenue after an argument between Breeden, Barton and a third man known as "Mal.
August 28, 1991 |
Bolar Pharmaceutical said it agreed to pay $40 million to SmithKline Beecham Corp. to settle claims against Bolar's marketing of the generic version of SmithKline's Dyazide drug. Earlier, Bolar pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges in the matter, paying fines of $10 million plus $250,000 to cover the government's costs in the case. SmithKline's Dyazide sales plunged to $153 million in 1988 from $320 million in 1987, after Bolar's lower-priced version of the drug hit the market.
September 19, 1991 |
A 14-year-old girl, described as an innocent bystander, and a man were shot last night when an argument erupted in gunfire on a street in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. Lillian Vallines, of Darien Street near Erie Avenue, was struck in the face by a stray bullet shortly before 9 p.m. at 8th and Butler streets, police said. She was in stable condition at Temple University Hospital. According to police, Vallines was in the area when Bruce Ned, Bennett Moore and Steven Jenkins began arguing over a car. Jenkins, 22, of 8th Street near Erie Avenue, allegedly fired a volley of shots during the argument.
January 15, 1992 |
A lot could happen between now and March 23. That's the stance adopted by Thomas C. Halloran and Tom Sullivan, the attorneys representing Sixers captain Charles Barkley, who now is formally facing battery and disorderly conduct charges in Milwaukee stemming from a Dec. 22 incident in that city. Halloran, the Milwaukee counsel brought into the case by Sullivan, Barkley's attorney and agent, appeared on behalf of Barkley yesterday at an initial court appearance. Halloran requested that the arraignment, at which Barkley intends to enter a plea of not guilty, be deferred until a trial is scheduled.
April 19, 1990 |
Chuck Person stopped in the 76ers' locker room after the Indiana Pacers' 124-113 loss last night to give ex-college teammate Charles Barkley fair warning about the upcoming NBA playoffs. But before he could get the words out, Barkley floored him with a relentless series of verbal jabs. "What'd you shoot tonight?" Barkley said. "That must have been an all- time low for you. " "Well," Person said, trying to be diplomatic, "you just played good defense. " Barkley asked Person what he would be doing during the second week of the NBA playoffs, which begin next week.