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Miami police kill naked man found eating another man’s face

May 27, 2012 in WDAY

MIAMI – A man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after his face was half eaten by a naked man, police said.
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Shaq is now Dr. O’Neal after earning doctoral degree

May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

More than 1,100 students will graduate from Barry University on Saturday, but only one will be wearing a custom-made size-XXXL gown _ 7-foot-1, 325-pound Shaquille O’Neal, the former Miami Heat and NBA superstar. Continue Reading

Pilot, daughter describe their surreal descent into ocean in Cirrus plane

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Elaine McGlaughlin described Saturday as “one of the most exhilarating days of my life.” It was because she had just dodged death. Hours earlier, she and her father, Richard, had splashed down into the ocean near the Bahamas after deploying the parachute on their Cirrus SR22 single-engine prop plane. They had no other choice. Continue Reading

Washed ashore on Miami Beach: Navy training mine

December 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Authorities say they are working to remove a Navy training mine that washed ashore on Miami Beach near an area dotted by numerous condominiums. Continue Reading

Late for work, Miami police officer accused of going 120 mph

October 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Miami police officer is accused of driving 120 mph on a turnpike because he was late for his off-duty job working security at a school. The Florida Highway Patrol says officer Fausto Lopez was arrested at gunpoint after leading police on a brief high-speed chase. Continue Reading

NCAA: 8 Miami players must sit out games

August 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla. The NCAA ruled Tuesday that eight Miami players must sit out games and repay benefits in order to play for the Hurricanes again. Starting quarterback Jacory Harris and four other players must sit out one game and make repayment.
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NCAA confirms investigation at Miami

August 17, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

CORAL GABLES, Fla. The NCAA said Wednesday it has been investigating the relationship between a convicted Ponzi scheme artist and the University of Miami for five months, and the allegations if true show the need for “serious and fundamental change” in college sports. Continue Reading

Some worry about nuclear plant evacuation plans

July 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Residents near 12 of 65 U.S. commercial nuclear power sites voice a mixture of anxiety, confidence and resignation about the safety of reactors. Many doubt they can safely and quickly evacuate in a major accident. Despite the existence of formal evacuation plans, many said they didn’t even know where to go. Continue Reading

2 officers, suspect killed during Miami shootout

January 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A shootout erupted Thursday in a notoriously crime-ridden section of Miami as a team of heavily armed law enforcement agents tried to serve a murder warrant, leaving two officers and a suspect dead, authorities said. Continue Reading

College football: Miami AD: ‘Better days are ahead’

November 28, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

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