Doubleday: Maybe Mets should renovate Shea
New York The New York Mets might be considering abandoning plans for a new ballpark.
Co-owner Nelson Doubleday said Wednesday he thinks government funding for a new ballpark might not be forthcoming and that renovating Shea Stadium may be preferable. He also said he doesn't envision the Yankees getting a stadium in Manhattan.
"I kind of like this place and I don't see a ballpark in downtown New York City," Doubleday said before the Mets played Atlanta. "I don't see a great deal of taxpayer money to build the New York Mets a stadium."
Seizure suspected in Rodriguez accident
Detroit The motorist who killed former Detroit Tiger Aurelio Rodriguez probably had a seizure during the accident, the result of a condition that caused her license to be suspended, police said.
The 40-year-old Detroit woman's license was suspended March 14, 1995, after she failed to appear for a driver's examination, according to Secretary of State records.
The license was never reinstated. The Secretary of State's Office requested the exam because of a medical condition, which they would not reveal. Besides that, her driving record was clean, according to the Secretary of State.