Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Brendan Gleeson, son Domhnall, compete for IFTA's Best Actor prize

Beloved Irish actor Brendan Gleeson and his son Domhnall were both nominated for the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Film Thursday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Calvary' rights snapped up by Fox Searchlight at Sundance

'Calvary' rights snapped up by Fox Searchlight at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Fox Searchlight says it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to "Calvary," starring Brendan Gleeson, and plans to release the Irish film this year.

Man convicted in 1980s slaying of three teenage California girls

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A man who previously served jail time for murder has been convicted by a California jury in the 1980s slayings of three girls.

Dance troupe lends inspiration

BOISE, Idaho, April 23 (UPI) -- An Idaho dance troupe said companies are employing their services to assist in "the creative process."

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Reward offered for USAID workers' killers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Two men convicted of killing a U.S. diplomat and a Sudanese man have been designated as terrorists, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.

Former AOL executives charged with fraud

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission charged eight former AOL executives with fraud, court papers filed in New York City show.

Songwriter charged in publisher's death

NASHVILLE, April 29 (UPI) -- Songwriter Richard Fagan has been arrested in connection with the death of Gaetano Oteri, a Nashville music publisher.

Hit songwriter accused of killing roomie

NASHVILLE, April 28 (UPI) -- Country music songwriter Richard Fagan has been accused of killing music publisher Gaetano T. Oteri in Nashville, police said.

NHL: Detroit 4, Colorado 3

DETROIT, April 24 (UPI) -- Johan Franzen scored two of Detroit's four unanswered goals Thursday, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 win over Colorado to open their conference semifinal series.

Wave sweeps 6-year-old boy away

SINTON, Texas, April 9 (UPI) -- A 6-year-old boy drowned when a wave grabbed him as he walked with an older brother on a Texas beach.

NHL: Colorado 4, Vancouver 2

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 2 (UPI) -- Jose Theodore made 27 saves Tuesday, backstopping the Colorado Avalanche's 4-2 road victory over the Vancouver Canucks that clinched a playoff spot.

NHL: Edmonton 7, Colorado 5

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 22 (UPI) -- Sam Gagner scored twice and five other Edmonton players scored goals Saturday in the Oilers' 7-5 win over Colorado.

Judge affirms police firing for Web posts

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 21 (UPI) -- A judge in Kentucky has upheld the city of Lexington's firing of a police officer because of his postings on the social networking Web site MySpace.com.

NHL: New Jersey 4, Colorado 2

DENVER, March 15 (UPI) -- Third-period goals by Jamie Langenbrunner and John Madden Saturday lifted the New Jersey Devils past the Colorado Avalanche 4-2.

NHL: Colorado 2, Vancouver 1

DENVER, March 5 (UPI) -- Jose Theodore kicked out 26 of 27 shots he faced Tuesday, backstopping the Colorado Avalanche's 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

NHL: Colorado 3, Phoenix 2 (SO)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Cody McLeod finally ended the shootout in the 12th round Friday, allowing the Colorado Avalanche to halt a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Phoenix.

Mortgage broker admits money laundering

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A mortgage broker has pleaded guilty to money laundering in California, admitting he helped funnel a bribe to former U.S. Rep. Randy Cunningham.

NHL: Vancouver 2, Colorado 1 (OT)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Henrik Sedin scored 1:22 into overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 2-1 decision over Colorado.

NHL: Colorado 3, Pittsburgh 2

DENVER, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Ben Guite scored the last of Colorado's three second-period goals Thursday as the Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Colorado 5, Edmonton 1

EDMONTON, Alberta, March 22 (UPI) -- Ian Laperriere scored a pair of goals pacing surging Colorado to a 5-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers, that marked the Avalanche's ninth victory in 10 games.

Former CIA executive director indicted

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Former CIA Executive Director Kyle "Dusty" Foggo was indicted in San Diego Tuesday on charges of steering contracts to an old friend and sharing the proceeds.

NHL: Dallas 5, Colorado 4

DENVER, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Sergei Zubov and Jeff Halpern scored early third-period goals in lifting the Dallas Stars to a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.

Motorcycle Santa accused of kidnapping

BATESBURG-LEESVILLE, S.C., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- A Batesburg-Leesville, S.C., man accused of kidnapping apologized in court for taking an 8-year-old girl for a motorcycle ride without permission.

NHL: Colorado 4, Edmonton 1

DENVER, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Peter Budaj made 18 saves and four different teammates scored goals Friday night as the Colorado Avalanche beat Edmonton, 4-1.
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