Mark and Charlie's Blog

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...
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,...
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...
Family blames snakebite for killings in Texas Devoe's relatives say he was in a stupor during Hill Country spree Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Relatives of a man accused of killing six people in Texas and Pennsylvania apologized to the victims' families Monday, but said the...
Israeli Nuclear Suspicions Linked to Raid in Syria By MARK MAZZETTI and HELENE COOPER Published: September 18, 2007 WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 — The Sept. 6 attack by Israeli warplanes inside Syria struck what Israeli intelligence believes was a nuclear-related facility that North...
Study: One-third of men fail to wash up after bathroom use 02:32 PM CDT on Monday, September 17, 2007 Associated Press CHICAGO - The gender gap has widened when it comes to hygiene, according to the latest stakeout by the "hand washing police." One-third of men didn't bother to...