November 1, 2003 |
The 5,200-year-old iceman, whose body was discovered in 1991 frozen in the Italian Alps, was apparently a homebody who lived his entire life within some 37 miles of the place where he died. The well-preserved body of the ancient hunter, named Otzi after the valley where he was found, has proved a rich source of insight into central European life during the Copper Age.
May 4, 2009 |
Lloyd Charton recalls a fateful knock on the door. At his Dana Point home stood a cheerful man with an impressive knowledge of Charton's personal life. It was a neighbor, Dan J. Harkey. Harkey congratulated him on his retirement and asked about a recent vacation. He told him about his company, Point Center Financial Inc., which raised money from private investors and lent it to real estate developers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 13, 2013 |
Workers at a West Covina Home Depot were offered grief counseling Friday after a man tried to cut off his arms with a saw Wednesday. Surgeons managed to save the arms of the man, whom West Covina police described as being in his 50s. He was in critical condition Thursday at a hospital, said Cpl. Rudy Lopez. West Covina police say the man calmly and quietly walked into the Home Depot shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday and headed to the hardware section where the saws were. “He walked into the saw area and began cutting both of his arms,” Lopez said earlier.
January 27, 2012
'Man on a Ledge' MPAA rating: PG-13 for violence and brief strong language Running time: 1 hour, 42 minutes Playing: In general release
December 27, 2012 |
A 20-year-old man in Tunisia died after eating 28 raw eggs in a bet with friends, news reports say. The man reportedly ate more than two dozen eggs in one sitting after friends dared him to do it, according to news.com.au . Shortly after swallowing the raw eggs, the man complained of severe stomach pains and his friends called an ambulance to the scene just outside of Kairouan, Tunisia. Tunisia's Shems FM radio station said on Wednesday that “doctors were called ... but he died before medical assistance could reach him.” The official cause of death has not been determined.
July 14, 2010 |
When a man walked down the street today, he was introduced to a dog. For some reason he bit it.
June 20, 2012
'The Soul Man' Where: TV Land When: 10 p.m. Wednesday Rating: TV-PG (may be unsuitable for young children)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 2013 |
The body of a man believed to have committed suicide was found at The Grove shopping center Monday morning, Los Angeles police and fire officials said. Details were not immediately available, but officials said the body of the approximately 50-year-old man was discovered shortly before 9 a.m., about an hour before the shopping center opened. Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Division responded and found no sign of foul play. Investigators determined the death was likely a suicide.
February 6, 2012
What Oscar-winning actor was Ronald Reagan's best man when he married Nancy Davis in 1952? William Holden