Mark and Charlie's Blog

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 MIAMI — We came here, looking for trouble. Where better to find it than the Miami Hurricanes, the heart of everything that is wrong about college football, right? Aren't they still BMOC, the big menace on campus, the rule-breaking, trash-talking,...
By TRAVIS REED Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hordes of Internet and TV viewers have seen police Tasering a college student who was either passionately questioning Sen. John Kerry or staging his most popular video stunt yet. At a University of Florida forum Monday, Andrew...
By Manuel Roig-Franzia Washington Post Foreign Service Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A19 ANTIGUA, Guatemala, Sept. 18 -- President Bush and Vicente Fox once portrayed themselves as diplomatic allies and close friends, but the former Mexican president takes some jabs at...
By Sonya Geis Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 19, 2007; Page A10 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 -- O.J. Simpson was charged with 10 felonies Tuesday, including kidnapping, burglary and assault with a deadly weapon, for allegedly attempting to snatch Simpson-related...
Riccio says his sole motivation in setting up the Vegas meeting was to help the ex-football star peacefully reclaim what was his. By Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 19, 2007 Thomas J. Riccio, who has emerged as a central figure in the armed robbery case...
In court documents, she's known as "Jane Doe." Innocuous enough, but the woman behind that pseudonym pushes one of the nation's hottest political buttons: guns and school safety. What Ms. Doe wants to do is take her Glock 9-mm pistol to the high school in Medford, Ore., where...
A University of Florida student was Tasered and arrested after trying to ask U.S. Senator John Kerry about the 2004 election and other subjects during a campus forum. Videos of the incident posted on several Web sites show officers pulling Andrew Meyer, 21, away from the...
Outrage Over Selection of 13-Year-Old to Be Face of Fashion Show The girl chosen as the face of an Australian fashion event says she fits into women's clothes, so she should be allowed to model them — even though she just turned 13. Prime Minister John Howard has led a chorus of...
Simpson Friend: It Seemed Like a Setup By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 18, 2007 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If the Goldman family has its way, it may soon own the sports memorabilia O.J. Simpson is accused of committing armed robbery to recover for himself. One man charged...