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September 8, 1999
Jim Brown's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling the football legend to the stand in his domestic violence prosecution. Brown told reporters outside the Hollywood courtroom that he saw no need to add his voice to the many who have testified about the dispute between him and his wife, Monique, which led to his arrest. "At this time, I don't think there's anything I could say," Brown said. "The prosecution hasn't been able to prove anything and this case doesn't really involve me."
November 21, 2012 |
Love means never having to say you're sorry, according to the popular 1970 film “Love Story.” For Tricia Lammers, love for her son meant contacting police to warn them that the young man was prepared to commit mass murder at a Missouri movie theater showing the latest installment of the “Twilight” saga. Lammers explained how she had to chose between love for her son, Blaec, and her community. It was love for both that guided her decision to turn her son into authorities. “First and foremost I am a mother and I love my son very, very much,” Lammers said Tuesday at a televised news conference at the Springfield headquarters of the National Alliance for Mental Illness.
April 21, 1986 |
Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi sank into a severe depression after last week's U.S. bombing raid that wounded two of his sons and reportedly killed his 15-month-old adopted daughter, according to an intelligence report considered reliable by officials here. Kadafi has begun displaying the extravagant mood swings of a manic-depressive, the sources said. CIA specialists have concluded that the bombing raid, which apparently caught Kadafi by surprise, triggered the depression.
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February 3, 1995 |
A state appellate court ruled that a 34-year-old woman serving life in prison after being convicted of attempted murder in the shooting of her estranged husband should have her sentence reduced or have a new trial because she was mentally incapable of a premeditated crime. In 1991, Sandra May Galvan shot Steven Galvan twice in the upper torso while he was doing chores at a house in Orange that he owned and where she was staying.
July 2, 2012 |
A child who is spanked, slapped, grabbed or shoved as a form of punishment runs a higher risk of becoming an adult who suffers from a wide range of mental and personality disorders, even when that harsh physical punishment was occasional and when the child experienced no more extreme form of violence or abuse at the hands of a parent or caregiver, says a new study . Among adults who reported harsh physical punishment short of physical or...
July 19, 2012 |
WASHINGTON — Ruth Moore described herself as a "vivacious" 18-year-old serving in the Navy when, she says, a superior raped her outside a club in Europe. After that, she attempted suicide and was discharged, diagnosed with borderline personality disorder — an ailment she says she did not have. Moore applied for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs but was denied multiple times — despite submitting witness testimony that she had been raped and subsequently treated for chlamydia.
August 7, 1986 |
A military judge Wednesday found Airman 1st Class Bruce Ott guilty of trying to sell Air Force secrets about the high-flying SR-71 spy plane to the Soviet Union. The judge, Lt. Col. Howard Sweeney, announced his verdict after 10 1/2 hours of deliberation following an eight-day court-martial in which the defense contended that Ott was too mentally and emotionally impaired to held accountable for his actions.
December 17, 1992 |
The family of Paul Lozano announced Wednesday that its lawsuit against psychiatrist Margaret Bean-Bayog has been resolved with a $1-million out-of-court insurance settlement. Lozano was a 28-year-old Harvard Medical School student who killed himself in April, 1991, following treatment by Bean-Bayog. His family charged that the two were involved in a sexual relationship, and that his suicide was caused by her decision to terminate treatment and the alleged affair. The 48-year-old Lexington, Mass.