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.
September 26, 2013 |
Images of an expertly sculpted nose on a Chinese man's forehead may be shocking to many, but plastic surgeons say the use of forehead tissue for nasal reconstructive surgery dates back thousands of years. The practice of using flaps of tissue from both the forehead and cheek to reconstruct a severed nose was begun in ancient India, where facial disfigurement served as a form of punishment, according to Dr. Robert X. Murphy, president elect of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons . "They were very far advanced in using the forehead skin to refashion a semblance of a nose," Murphy said.
May 13, 2013 |
NEW YORK -- A man shot dead by police in Trenton, N.J., after a 37-hour standoff may have held a young boy and two teenage girls hostage in a small room with their mother's decomposing body for about two weeks after killing her and one of her sons, law enforcement officials said. The abductor, 38-year-old Gerald Tyrone Murphy, died shortly after 3:45 a.m. Sunday, when police burst into the room where he had been holed up with his young captives and fired a single shot at him. The hostages, ages 4, 16 and 18, were rescued.
July 18, 2013 |
This post has been updated. Sgt. Sean Murphy was incensed by what he saw as the glamorization of the suspected Boston Marathon bomber on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. So the Massachusetts State Police officer decided to take action. Murphy, a tactical photographer, made public for the first time a series of behind-the-scenes photos documenting the night of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's capture in Watertown, Mass. The images, published Thursday by Boston Magazine , vividly show details of the capture, from the movements of police to Tsarnaev's bloodied condition.