May 4, 1996 |
The cop was struggling out there, looking jittery as she aimed her pistol at the cardboard target and popped 30 rounds, trying to prove she could shoot straight. She couldn't. At least two of her shots plunked down way to the left of the silhouetted man on her target. Others also missed the mark. The Los Angeles Police Department requires only 70% accuracy to pass this marksmanship exam. Still, she had flunked. Angry, she grabbed a fresh box of ammo and headed out to try again.
March 11, 2013 |
More information has emerged about the fatal shooting of Greg Rodriguez, a big-game hunting expert and host of TV's "A Rifleman's Journal. " Rodriguez, 43, of Sugar Land, Texas, was shot and killed about 10:30 p.m. Thursday at a house in rural Whitefish, Mont., which he was visiting for his show, according to a statement released by local police to the Los Angeles Times. "Rifleman's Journal" on the Sportsman Channel has focused on Rodriguez's specialty, big-game hunting in exotic locations all over the world, along with marksmanship tips to viewers.
June 7, 1992 |
INSIDE ROOM 309,a third-floor classroom in concrete-and-brick Van Allen Hall on the University of Iowa campus, Ken Nishikawa was standing at an old-fashioned blackboard. He was lecturing to a weekly graduate seminar in plasma physics when Dr. Lu Gang's first shot rang out. * At first, some of the graduate students in the room thought it might be a firecracker. It was Friday afternoon, last Nov. 1, and one of the students later recalled thinking it must be some sort of prank.
January 16, 1988
This "lady" has missed her true calling--working in a slaughter house. RON ROMANOSKY Santa Ana
December 5, 2000 |
Kyle Kegley of Thousand Oaks High was so hot shooting the ball in the second quarter Monday night, he could have blown on his fingers like a gunslinger. Kegley scored 10 consecutive points en route to a 29-point performance in the Lancers' 78-56 victory over Harvard-Westlake in the first round of the Thousand Oaks basketball tournament. Kegley, who averaged 18.2 points last season, made five three-point baskets.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 1987 |
While other dating services rely on video technology, Jim Soules fancies himself an old-fashioned matchmaker for upscale, intelligent San Diego singles. Soules, 59, has been pairing San Diego singles since 1969, using his own life experiences as a basis for his advice. Widowed at the age of 17 and remarried four times since then, Soules has worked as an auto mechanic, secretary, custodian, teacher, as well as an assistant dean at Palomar College in North County.