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May 3, 1995 | From Reuters
In a surprise move that followed years of racial controversy and a losing quarter, Flagstar Chairman Jerry Richardson, co-founder of the Denny's and Hardee's restaurant chains, announced his resignation Tuesday, effective immediately. Richardson, 58, stunned more than 200 shareholders by delivering the news at the end of Flagstar Cos.' annual meeting.
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March 20, 2001 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON
Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers, testified Monday that Los Angeles would be better off with no NFL team than one that struggles at the gate. As the Oakland Raiders' $1-billion lawsuit against the league began its second week, Richardson provided testimony intended by the team to bolster its claim that the league wanted it out of L.A. and that the Raiders were cut out of key negotiations in 1995 involving plans to build a $250-million stadium at Hollywood Park.
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SPORTS
March 20, 2001 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON
Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers, testified Monday that Los Angeles would be better off with no NFL team than one that struggles at the gate. As the Oakland Raiders' $1-billion lawsuit against the league began its second week, Richardson provided testimony intended by the team to bolster its claim that the league wanted it out of L.A. and that the Raiders were cut out of key negotiations in 1995 involving plans to build a $250-million stadium at Hollywood Park.
SPORTS
April 20, 1999 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not whom you would think, but he's the most important man in the process, certainly the most passionate, which of course leaves the mayor of Los Angeles out. Still, he champions Los Angeles' cause, he may be the only man who can assure the return of the NFL, and he lives thousands of miles away in Charlotte, N.C.
SPORTS
April 20, 1999 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not whom you would think, but he's the most important man in the process, certainly the most passionate, which of course leaves the mayor of Los Angeles out. Still, he champions Los Angeles' cause, he may be the only man who can assure the return of the NFL, and he lives thousands of miles away in Charlotte, N.C.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1988
A 25-year-old construction worker was injured Friday morning when a helicopter being used to move palm trees at a construction site blew one of the trees onto him, Brea Fire Department officials said. James Dougherty, a foreman working near the intersection of Birch Street and State College Boulevard, was treated by paramedics for abrasions on his right elbow and bruises on his hip, said Jerry Richardson, a paramedic with the Brea Fire Department.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
CEO of Denny's Parent Resigns, Remains Chairman: Jerry Richardson, who was also president of Flagstar Cos., will be replaced in those positions by James B. Adamson, formerly CEO of Burger King Corp. Adamson will be succeeded at Burger King, a Miami-based subsidiary of British conglomerate Grand Metropolitan, by David Nash. Nash is Burger King's chairman and the CEO of Grand Met's food operations. Richardson said he decided to relinquish his executive duties at Spartanburg, S.C.
SPORTS
August 26, 1994 | MIKE REILLEY and T.J. SIMERS
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Thursday night that St. Louis beer distributor Jerry Clinton, whose minority ownership in the city's stadium lease has stalled negotiations with the Rams, was at the Rams-San Diego game to meet with Ram President John Shaw. As he watched the report in the owner's box at Jack Murphy Stadium, Shaw said: "That's news to me." Shaw was expecting Carolina Panther owner Jerry Richardson as a guest in the owner's box Thursday night.
NEWS
May 2, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Winnie Mandela's chief bodyguard during the imprisonment of her husband Nelson was charged in court today with murdering a teen-age activist. Jerry Richardson, 41, trainer of the self-styled Mandela United Football Club, pleaded not guilty to the 1988 killing of 14-year-old Stompie Seipei, whose death caused a furor around Winnie Mandela and her entourage. Richardson's appearance in the Supreme Court in Johannesburg came after the case had been repeatedly postponed for over a year.
NEWS
February 23, 1989
A black South African pleaded guilty to killing a doctor who would have been an important witness in a murder case against two of Winnie Mandela's bodyguards. Cyril Mbatha, 21, told a court in Johannesburg that he and another man shot the doctor, Abu Baker Asvat, during a robbery at his medical office on Jan. 27. The two bodyguards, members of the so-called Mandela United soccer club, were charged Tuesday with murdering 14-year-old Stompie Mokhetsi Seipie, who was found dead last month.
BUSINESS
May 3, 1995 | From Reuters
In a surprise move that followed years of racial controversy and a losing quarter, Flagstar Chairman Jerry Richardson, co-founder of the Denny's and Hardee's restaurant chains, announced his resignation Tuesday, effective immediately. Richardson, 58, stunned more than 200 shareholders by delivering the news at the end of Flagstar Cos.' annual meeting.
NEWS
August 8, 1990 | FROM TIMES WIRE SERVICES
A South African court today sentenced Winnie Mandela's former bodyguard to death for murdering a teen-age black activist. Jerry Richardson, coach of the self-styled football club whose members served as bodyguards for the wife of black anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, was found guilty in May of murdering 14-year-old black activist Stompie Seipei in January, 1989. Richardson was also convicted of kidnaping four youths, including Seipei.
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