March 14, 1985 |
Former Rep. John M. Murphy, convicted in the FBI's Abscam probe, was released on parole Wednesday after serving 20 months of a three-year sentence. Murphy, a New York Democrat who was a veteran of 18 years in the House, was found guilty in December, 1980, of conspiracy and of accepting an unlawful gratuity.
May 4, 1985 |
Dr. Franklin D. Murphy was named chairman of the board of the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., on Friday, becoming the first Californian to head a board of a major East Coast museum. Murphy, who is chairman of the executive committee of Times Mirror Co., succeeds Paul Mellon, the gallery's major patron and its board chairman since 1979. Murphy's appointment is effective immediately.
August 23, 2009 |
John the Revelator A Novel Peter Murphy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 254 pp., $25 In "John the Revelator," music journalist Peter Murphy has made a novel out of the sorties and travails of a boy growing up in a small Irish town. In fact, with its loose collection of characters, incidents and spaced-out riffs, it more closely resembles the sometimes disparate cuts on a pop album. John Devine, the protagonist and narrator, provides the uncertain voice linking these stories; yet neither stories nor voice manages to configure him as the novel's central personage.
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July 14, 2006 |
When Susan Murphy read in the paper that a model hoping for her big break through a photography shoot had been missing for almost a week, she said she had to tell the police her story. "Call it women's instinct," Murphy testified Thursday as the first witness in the trial of Victor Paleologus. He is charged with the murder of another young woman, who disappeared in February 2003.
October 31, 1998 |
Murphy 54, St. Genevieve 0--Gerald Moore rushed for 265 yards in 15 carries and scored on runs of 68, 10, 35 and 90 yards for the Nobles (2-6, 2-3) at Birmingham High. Murphy ground out 357 rushing yards and 436 yards overall, while holding the Valiants (0-7, 0-5) to 146 overall. Mikey Pisano completed seven of 27 for 96 yards with two interceptions for St. Genevieve, which had six turnovers.
August 22, 2012 |
A police officer shot nine times as he tried to help a victim of the Sikh temple shooting near Milwaukee has left the hospital, officials said Wednesday. Lt. Brian Murphy of the Oak Creek Police Department responded to a call Aug. 5 that a gunman was attacking worshipers inside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. As he tried to help a victim, police said, the shooter ambushed him. Despite his wounds, Murphy told rescuers to help others first. PHOTOS: Gunman opened fire at Sikh temple "He had been shot nine times - one of them very serious in the neck area - and he waved them off and told them to go into the temple to assist those in there," Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards told reporters earlier this month.