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June 21, 2006 | Henry Weinstein, Times Staff Writer
Seventeen years ago, Christopher Ochoa told a Texas jury exactly how he and a friend repeatedly raped 20-year-old Nancy DePriest and then shot her dead at the Pizza Hut where she worked. The details were so gruesome that DePriest's mother, Jeanette Popp, fled the courtroom and threw up in a bathroom. Ochoa and his co-defendant, Richard Danziger, who steadfastly maintained his innocence, both received life sentences. But Ochoa's story was a lie -- a total lie.
November 14, 1985 | SCOTT OSTLER
According to the rumors, Joe Montana's arrest record for the last month is not a pretty sight. He has supposedly been busted for drug-related offenses in Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Carmel, San Mateo, Richmond, Redwood City, Detroit, Atlanta and various parts of Florida and Minnesota. If Joe has skipped your city, don't feel slighted. You can bet he'll be coming soon to a police precinct or rock house near you. Check your local listings. Yes, Joe Montana has had a busy month since Oct.
July 30, 1986 | Associated Press
Three-time collegiate All-American Val Rosas of Buena Park scored the biggest victory of his career by winning the gold medal in archery at the U.S. Olympic Festival Tuesday. Rosas, who entered the final round in fourth place, upset two-time Olympic champion Darrell Pace and seven-time national titlist Rick McKinney. He shot a perfect 60 for six arrows to start the 30-meter portion and finished with 89 points.
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