CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 2001 |
In August 1966, a 24-year-old ex-Marine sharpshooter and architectural engineering student named Charles Whitman climbed to the top of the University of Texas clock tower with an arsenal of weapons and opened fire. Before he was shot to death by police, Whitman killed 14 people and a fetus. On Monday--35 years after the rampage--Whitman belatedly claimed what medical examiners in Texas ruled was his 15th homicide victim. David H.
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Lockheed Aeronautical Systems in Burbank won a $1.38-million contract from the Air Force for research and development work in advanced avionics packaging technology.