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May 9, 1988
Tom McCants and Jerome Carter set a new American record in the high jump Sunday by clearing 7 feet 9 inches in the sixth annual Jesse Owens track and field meet at Columbus, Ohio. The old record was 7-8 1/2, set by Jim Howard of the Pacific Coast Club in 1985. McCants, of the University of Alabama, cleared the height on his second try, while Carter, from Edgewood, Md., missed on his first two tries before tying McCants.
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May 9, 1988
Tom McCants and Jerome Carter set a new American record in the high jump Sunday by clearing 7 feet 9 inches in the sixth annual Jesse Owens track and field meet at Columbus, Ohio. The old record was 7-8 1/2, set by Jim Howard of the Pacific Coast Club in 1985. McCants, of the University of Alabama, cleared the height on his second try, while Carter, from Edgewood, Md., missed on his first two tries before tying McCants.
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December 29, 1992 | JOCELYN Y. STEWART
A Los Angeles police officer accused of holding his wife captive and threatening to kill her pleaded not guilty Monday in San Fernando Superior Court. Jeffery Jerome Carter, 39, of Santa Clarita was charged with assault with a firearm, spousal abuse and two counts of making terrorist threats, said Deputy Dist. Atty. Lori Dery. At a preliminary hearing earlier this month Carter's wife Gail testified that on Oct.
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October 28, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Los Angeles police officer from the North Hollywood Division pleaded not guilty Tuesday to assault and spousal abuse charges for allegedly holding his wife at gunpoint and threatening to kill her. Officer Jeffery Jerome Carter, 39, was ordered to return to San Fernando Municipal Court for a preliminary hearing Nov. 5 to determine if there is sufficient evidence to hold a trial. On Sept. 28, the 13-year veteran allegedly tried to choke his 31-year-old wife, Gail, after an argument, Deputy Dist.
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June 15, 1986 | United Press International
Sydney Maree took advantage of a quick early pace Saturday to win the mile at the Jumbo Elliott Invitational track meet in 3:53.29. Maree took the lead on the third lap after pacesetters Owen Hamilton and David Swain dropped out following a 1:55.60 half-mile. Eamonn Coghlan, running his first mile of the season, finished fourth in 3:56.88. Brady Crain took the 200 meters in 20.79 seconds; Sam Graddy won the 100 meters in a meet-record 10.26, edging Crain, who was second in 10.
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October 25, 1992
A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Saturday morning at his Santa Clarita home on charges of holding his wife captive and "threatening to kill her," the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Jeffrey Jerome Carter, 39, was taken into custody at 12:30 a.m. on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making terrorist threats, Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Spear said.
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December 15, 1992 | JULIO MORAN
A Los Angeles police officer from the North Hollywood Division was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges that he held his wife at gunpoint and threatened to kill her. Officer Jeffery Jerome Carter, 39, is scheduled to be arraigned on Dec. 28 in San Fernando Superior Court on two counts of making terrorist threats and single counts of spousal abuse and assault with a deadly weapon. He faces a maximum sentence of more than 11 years in prison if convicted of all charges.
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December 2, 1993 | THOM MROZEK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A former Los Angeles police officer who has already been convicted of assaulting his wife pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of choking two other women. Jeffrey Jerome Carter, who resigned from the LAPD a month ago after nearly 14 years on the force, is charged with two counts of false imprisonment and four counts of assault with a deadly weapon. Carter is expected to go on trial in Van Nuys Superior Court in late January. He is being held in County Jail without bail.
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July 1, 1987 | Associated Press
Sweden's Patrik Sjoberg smashed the world high jump record Tuesday by clearing 7 feet 11 inches on his third and final attempt at an international track and field meet. The 6-foot 6-inch Swede, who improved by one-half inch the mark set by Igor Paklin of the Soviet Union, just missed on his first two tries. Sjoberg also holds the world indoor mark. Paklin had set the record of 7-10 3/4 at the World University Games in Kobe, Japan, Sept. 4, 1985.
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September 9, 1988 | Associated Press
Javier Sotomayor of Cuba broke the world record in the high jump Thursday. Sotomayor, 22, set the record with a jump of 7 feet 11 1/2 inches, a quarter-inch more than the previous world record, set by Patrick Sjoeberg of Sweden on June 6, 1987, at Stockholm. Sotomayor made his first jump at 7-10 1/2 and set the mark on his second jump. It was the first outdoor world record set in Spain. Renaldo Nehemiah of the United States won the 110-meter hurdles in 13.
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January 11, 2003 | From Associated Press
The NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved the league's 30th franchise Friday, a team in Charlotte that will be owned by billionaire Robert Johnson and begin play in the 2004-05 season. "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Charlotte back into the NBA, since we appreciate how supportive their fans have been in the past," Commissioner David Stern said. The approval of the Board of Governors, with one representative of each of the 29 ownership groups, was considered a formality.
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