CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 2008 |
Los Angeles television news fixtures Harold Greene and Ann Martin will leave the anchor desks at KCBS-TV Channel 2 and KCAL-TV Channel 9 when their contracts expire in May, and about a dozen fellow staffers behind and in front of the camera have received pink slips at the sister CBS-affiliate stations. The layoffs were effective Monday and coincided with widespread layoffs at CBS affiliates nationwide, including San Francisco and New York.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 1985 |
La Habra police Sunday morning arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of the attempted murder of his brother. Sgt. Tom Machado said the suspect, William Richard Kelly, was arrested without incident after residents of an apartment complex in La Habra notified officers of shots being fired in one of the apartments. Machado said William Kelly had been in an argument about 7 a.m. Sunday with his brother, John Kelly, 23, at the apartment the two men share in the 600 block of Ridgeway Lane.
September 12, 2001 |
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories. A third airliner, a Boeing 757, flattened one of the Pentagon's five sides.
November 3, 1994
David Caruso's final appearance on "NYPD Blue" Tuesday night helped generate the highest ratings in the show's history, ABC reported Wednesday. The police drama was seen by about 28.8 million people, ABC said, representing 34% of the available audience. The episode ended with Caruso's character, Det. John Kelly, being transferred to a desk job in another precinct--a move necessitated by Caruso's decision to leave the series to pursue a movie career.
May 18, 1985 |
The British Foreign Office said Friday that it has protested to Saudi Arabia the flogging of a British engineer who is jailed there for making beer and wine. John Kelly, from Bristol, west of London, received 50 lashes with a cane Thursday and will be given 200 more blows before his 2 1/2-year sentence is over, a Foreign Office spokesman said.
September 22, 1999 |
Online grocery and drugstore company WebVan Group Inc. has tapped Andersen Consulting's managing partner and chief executive, George Shaheen, as its chief executive, effective immediately. Shaheen, 54, is a 30-year veteran of Andersen. The global management and technology consulting firm promoted John Kelly as interim managing partner and chief executive. Louis Borders, founder and current CEO of Foster City, Calif.-based WebVan, will continue as chairman.