July 23, 2003 |
A former Baylor University basketball player admitted to FBI agents that he shot his missing roommate and teammate, 21-year-old Patrick James Dennehy II, according to police documents. A judge in Maryland on Tuesday ordered Carlton Dotson jailed without bail. Meanwhile, forensics experts and investigators in Waco, Texas -- home to the world's largest Baptist college -- searched a reservoir and gravel pit for Dennehy's body. But Police Sgt.
July 22, 2003 |
A former Baylor University basketball player was arrested Monday night in Maryland and charged with murder in the case of Patrick James Dennehy II, his roommate, teammate and purported best friend, authorities said. Carlton Dotson, 21, previously labeled a "person of interest" in the case, was charged with murder "with intent to harm," said Chestertown, Md., police Officer John Beville.
July 19, 2003 |
Police are investigating whether a handgun found at an apartment complex is related to the disappearance of a Baylor University basketball player, authorities said. Waco Police Sgt. Ryan Holt said a maintenance worker at the complex found the 9-millimeter gun Thursday. Holt said detectives are tracking the serial number to see whether the gun belonged to Patrick Dennehy, who has been missing since mid-June, or to any of his friends.
July 4, 2003 |
Authorities searching for a missing Baylor University basketball player returned to a 50-acre property northeast of the campus Thursday with thermal imaging equipment. "We just want to make sure we haven't missed anything," Waco Police spokesman Steve Anderson said. He later said the aerial search had turned up nothing.
July 3, 2003 |
Despite a confidential tip purporting to explain a Baylor University basketball player's disappearance, police said Wednesday that they remain stumped and acknowledged that they are effectively waiting for another phone call to lead them in the right direction. "Things are not progressing as fast as maybe we'd all like," said Larry Holze, a Waco city official and spokesman. The player, 21-year-old Patrick James Dennehy II, was last seen on June 12 in Waco.
July 2, 2003 |
WACO, Texas -- Until 1996, you couldn't dance here. Not on the campus of Baylor University, this central Texas city's crown jewel, which calls itself the world's largest Baptist college. Not officially, anyway, in accordance with pious Baptist principles. Even when the ban was lifted, "gyrating" was still deemed unseemly. Baylor was founded on religion and rules.
July 1, 2003 |
HOUSTON -- A Baylor University basketball player who vanished this month may have been shot in the head by a former teammate after the pair argued while shooting guns in rural Texas, according to a police document released Monday. Patrick James Dennehy II, 21, was reported missing June 19. His mother and stepfather, who live in Northern California, first grew worried when Dennehy did not call home on Father's Day, June 15. Dennehy's body has not been found and no one has been charged.
November 4, 2002 |
Baylor football Coach Kevin Steele was fired Sunday but agreed to finish the season. Steele, in his fourth season at Baylor, is 9-33 and his teams have won only one Big 12 conference game during his tenure. The Bears are 3-6 this season, including 1-4 in the Big 12. "It is with regret that I announce this move," Athletic Director Tom Stanton said. "Kevin's efforts have made significant improvements in many areas of our football program." Baylor lost to Texas Tech, 62-11, on Saturday.
August 29, 2002 |
AND FINALLY ... * A fraternity at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, has been suspended for a year after its members posed for Playboy magazine, even though everyone was fully clothed, a school spokesman said. About 50 members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and four women were found to be in violation of the Baptist-run school's sexual misconduct policy, the spokesman said. The students posed on a volleyball court for the photo, which was published in the October issue.
August 20, 2002
Many readers may construe Arianna Huffington's viewpoint as just so much carping without a positive alternative (Commentary, Aug. 16). As easy as it is to knock the president when the economy is this bad off, no one has at his or her disposal the huge resources of George W. Bush to initiate constructive repair to this country's economy right now. Even one historical reference--Roosevelt's public works programs--shows what true leadership can provide....