Tiger Woods was charged with DUI on Monday after being arrested in Jupiter, Florida. ... Woods had fusion surgery on his back in April -- his fourth surgery on his back dating to the spring of 2014. Last week he said that he has no plans to retire. "I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again," Woods said in his first comments since the April 19 surgery, But Woods cautioned he has a long recovery to endure. "Presently, I'm not looking ahead," Woods wrote. "I can't twist for another two and a half to three months. Right now, my sole focus is rehab and doing what the doctors tell me. I am concentrating on short-term goals." read more
Hall of Fame pitcher and two-term U.S. Senator Jim Bunning died just before midnight Saturday. He was 85. Bunning had suffered a stroke in October. The Kentucky Republican served 12 years in the U.S. House. He was a conservative voice in the Senate and a protector of state interests such as tobacco, coal and military bases. He pitched in Major League Baseball for 17 years, mostly for the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Phillies, and was the second pitcher to record 100 wins and 1,000 strikeouts in both the AL and NL.
Gregg Allman, the singer, organist and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, died Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia. He was 69. Allman idolized his older brother Duane, joining a series of bands with him before forming the nucleus of The Allman Brothers Band. Duane was killed in a motorcycle accident in 1971. In 1975 Allman married Cher three days after her divorce from Sono Bono. They formed the group Allman and Woman and had one child, Elijah Blue. Gregg Allman said in 2012 he never went a day without thinking about his brother. "I can tell when he's there, man," he said. "I'm not going to get all cosmic on you. But listen, he's there." read more
Someone died today, I don't know their name or how they died. What I know is my friend is on his way to Shands. He needed an organ and the person that died was an organ donor. The most unselfish thing you can do is sign up to be an organ donor. Because this person did one life was lost and another was given life. R.I.P. Donor and thank you.
SPRINGFIELD, Fla. - A Springfield man is accused of sexually assaulting a baby.
Officers were called to a local hospital after medical professionals found evidence of a sexual injury in their 9-week-old patient.
Luther Taylor, 51, was the only caregiver at the time of the incident, Springfield Police investigators said. However, he refused to say how the baby was injured. Investigators then collected evidence from the scene that tied Taylor to the injury and arrested him.
He is charged with sexual battery. read more