March 14, 2002 |
CLAIRE MARVEL A Novel By John Burnham Schwartz Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 304 pages; $25 John Burnham Schwartz has made a habit of discussing the pitfalls and pinnacles of love in his writing. In his first novel, "Bicycle Days," Schwartz tells the tale of a young American man coming of age in Japan. In "Reservation Road," the story is of a family whose son dies in a hit-and-run, detailing how the accident twists the characters' life trajectories.
December 8, 2001 |
The suicidal factory worker in Goshen who gunned down a co-worker and wounded six others was involved in a "love triangle" at work, co-workers and police said. Robert Wissman, 36, was having a problem with a male employee over a female co-worker, Police Chief Terry Schollian said. Neither employee was among those wounded, but police refused to release other details. After telling his boss he had not slept in three days, Wissman was asked to leave the Nu-Wood Decorative Millwork factory Thursday.
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November 21, 2001 |
A 36-year-old Anaheim man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a man he thought was having an affair with his wife, police said Tuesday. Manual Resendiz Martinez, 47, was shot early Monday. Police arrested Jose Carlos Hernandez on suspicion of murder. Investigators said he fired seven rounds from a gun, striking Martinez five times, police said. Hernandez is being held without bail at the Orange County Jail in Santa Ana. Arraignment was set for today.
March 16, 2001 |
In 1995 Brazilian director Andrucha Waddington was so struck by a TV special about a woman who had lived for 10 years with three husbands that she was inspired to make a film. Her idea wasn't to dramatize the lives of the actual people but rather explore the nature of the arrangement.
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October 28, 2000
A young man found dead on a Pacoima sidewalk Thursday morning apparently was the victim of a jealous husband, Los Angeles police said Friday. Police have arrested San Fernando resident Alejandro Valverde on suspicion of murder in the beating of the 22-year-old Arleta man, whose name has not been released. LAPD Lt. Steven Allen said the victim, who had once dated Valverde's wife, had been trying to contact her again. "It does appear to be a love triangle type of deal," Allen said.
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August 25, 2000 |
Three people were killed Thursday in an apparent love triangle after an estranged husband shot his wife in Pomona, drove to Pacoima where he killed one of her co-workers and then turned the gun on himself miles away, authorities said. Police said Steven Kraut, 41, of Acton, and Elvia Maribel Arreola, 39, of Pomona, were shot and killed by the woman's husband, 42-year-old Marcial Arreola of Rancho Cucamonga, over a three-hour period.
August 15, 2000 |
A former minister and police officer was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for killing his lover's husband. A Fresno County jury had cleared Paul Hurth, 44, of murder but convicted him of manslaughter in the February shooting of car salesman Ralph Peter Gawor. As he imposed the maximum term for voluntary manslaughter, Judge Edward Sarkisian Jr. said Hurth had violated his trust as a police officer. "This case is all about trust," Sarkisian said.
May 11, 1999 |
Amy Fisher, dubbed the "Long Island Lolita" after her affair with an older man exploded into the headlines when she shot his wife in the head, walked out of prison Monday after nearly seven years behind bars. Now 24, Fisher, who as a teenager was the star of the bizarre real-life soap opera that spawned television dramas, books and countless headlines, said nothing as she left the Albion Correctional Facility in western New York, accompanied by her mother.
June 18, 1998 |
A love triangle apparently led to the firebombing of a house in Detroit that killed three children and three adults, police said. Police arrested a woman and searched for a male suspect in connection with the blaze that swept through the house in the neatly groomed, flower-filled neighborhood. Two Molotov cocktails crashed through the front window 20 minutes after the female suspect made a threatening call to a woman in the home, police said.