Posted: Feb 15, 2013 4:28 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2013 4:28 AM
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Thousands of people who spent days aboard a disabled cruise ship are back on dry land after docking late last night in Mobile, Alabama. The 4,200 passengers and crew spent five days at sea without power. The ship initially set sail from Galveston.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Passengers who spent days stranded in the Gulf on a disabled cruise ship say they're glad to be off the boat after their sea odyssey. Carnival's CEO apologized to passengers as they disembarked. They complained about overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A former Lackland Air Force Base instructor was sentenced to 2 years in a military prison for sexual misconduct. Staff Sergeant Craig LeBlanc pleaded guilty to having sex with a basic training recruit and having an affair with another woman who was in technical school. He's also being dishonorably discharged.
HOUSTON (AP) Call it benevolence through beer or generosity by gin. A new Houston bar is pledging to donate 100 percent of its profits to local charities and social causes. Patrons at the Original OKRA Charity Saloon will be able to vote for which charity benefits from their Merlots and martinis.