February 8, 1998 |
Sometime in the month before a 14-year-old boy and the 35-year-old ex-teacher he fathered a baby with were caught together in the Seattle area two weeks ago, the couple had sex again, according to a child welfare report. Kings County prosecutors were investigating the allegation against Mary Kay LeTourneau, spokesman Dan Donohoe said.
February 4, 1998 |
Mary Kay LeTourneau, the former grade-school teacher who had sex with a 13-year-old student and gave birth to his child, was arrested after she and the boy were caught in a parked car about 3 a.m. Tuesday. LeTourneau, 35, who got out of jail a month ago, could be sent back to prison for up to 7 1/2 years because a condition of her release was that she not have any contact with the victim or other minors.
September 17, 1997 |
When a 19-year-old private from Ohio named Randy Caudill deserted from the Marine Corps and fled to Canada, it was 1968 and America was beset by anger in the streets, assassinations and bitter divisions over the war in Vietnam. The year began with the bloody Tet offensive, the relentless siege of the Marine base at Khe Sanh, and the aerial bombing of Hanoi. A spreading antiwar movement drove President Lyndon Johnson to forswear a run for reelection.
September 4, 1997 |
Rod Strickland of the Washington Wizards was released from jail Wednesday after his arrest on charges of drunken driving and disorderly conduct. The 31-year-old point guard appeared briefly in court and faces trial Jan. 21. Strickland's attorney, Billy Martin, said his client had been treated "unfairly" and should not have been jailed overnight. "I think he was charged as a result of driving an expensive Mercedes-Benz," said Martin, adding Strickland will plead innocent.
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October 17, 1996
A 15-year-old Sun Valley boy, suspected of shooting his mother in the chest and leaving her dead in their kitchen, was arrested in southwest Washington state after he went to police there to report an alleged robbery, authorities said Wednesday. The boy is suspected of killing his mother, identified by Los Angeles County coroner's officials as Lois Marie O'Donnell, 51, in their Sun Valley home on Friday, then fleeing in her car on Saturday.
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October 17, 1996 |
A 15-year-old Sun Valley boy, suspected of shooting his mother in the chest and leaving her dead in their kitchen, was arrested in southwest Washington state after he went to police there to report an alleged robbery, authorities said Wednesday. The boy is suspected of killing his mother, identified by Los Angeles County coroner's officials as Lois Marie O'Donnell, 51, in their Sun Valley home last Friday, then fleeing in her car on Saturday.
October 10, 1996 |
The FBI has arrested three men suspected of taking part in a series of bombings and bank robberies in the Spokane area this year, officials said Wednesday. Federal agents arrested the three Tuesday at a convenience store near Yakima. Two robberies in four months at the same bank branch were preceded by diversionary bombings. No one was injured and damage was minor.
July 30, 1996 |
Eight people, including four militia members, were arrested on weapons and explosives charges. The FBI accused them of arming themselves for a clash with the government. The agency gave no details of what the defendants, seven men and one woman, were allegedly planning. The eight were arrested in a roundup, five of them as they took part in a class in Bellingham, Wash., about 80 miles north of Seattle, on how to use explosives. The roundup came after the group was infiltrated by an FBI agent.
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April 12, 1996 |
A man who fled to the Philippines after his arrest on murder charges in 1981 was apprehended in Seattle last month after he sneaked back into the country to attend his daughter's wedding, Glendale police said Thursday. Francis Cardenas, 45, was arrested March 28 at the wedding rehearsal and is being held at the King County Jail in Washington, pending his extradition to California to face charges that he shot and killed his cousin, Robespierre Cardenas, 32, in Glendale on June 25, 1981, said Sgt.
July 12, 1994 |
A man once known only as "the Shootist" was such a notorious bank robber that the FBI held regional conferences on how to capture him. The next one was supposed to be in San Francisco, but it has been canceled. FBI agents arrested Johnny Madison Williams Jr., the man they dubbed the Shootist, over the weekend in Seattle. Now, they say, it turns out that his wife may have been an accomplice in what agents called the longest serial bank robbing spree in FBI history.