June 4, 2007 |
Death row inmate Patrick Knight is collecting jokes and says he will pick the funniest one for his last statement before his execution, set to be June 26, for fatally shooting his neighbors 16 years ago outside Amarillo. "I'm not asking for money.... All I'm asking for is jokes," said Knight, 39. He said he has had about 250 wisecracks mailed to him in prison or e-mailed to a friend who has a website for him. "Lawyer jokes are real popular," he said.
October 7, 2013 |
T.R. Knight of "Grey's Anatomy" fame has tied the knot with his longtime boyfriend, according to a report out Monday. Knight did the deed in a "small and quiet" ceremony in front of friends and family on Friday, a source told Us Weekly . His beloved was identified in the report only as "Patrick. " In attendance was his former "Grey's" costar Katherine Heigl, who reportedly flew in for the occasion. Knight left the ABC show in 2009, with Heigl departing in 2010. He's currently appearing as Mercutio in an off-Broadway production of "Romeo & Juliet," Us reported, but missed shows Friday and Saturday.
March 23, 2005 |
What do you get when you combine an air-to-fakie with a cab 1080, a frontside 1080, a cab tail-grab, an alley-oop-to-fakie and a switch alley-oop rodeo? If you're Danny Kass, you get a score that holds for first place in the U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships at Stratton Mountain, Vt. Kass won the halfpipe competition Saturday for a record fourth time. Trivia time: On this date in 2003, Tiger Woods closed with a four-under-par 68 to win the Bay Hill Invitational.
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January 20, 1991 |
A contractor for the Army Corps of Engineers has begun its final phase of a sweep of the Tierrasanta canyons in search of old but live explosives left over from the area's use as a Marine artillery range, a corps spokesman said. The contractor, Environmental Chemical Corp., began sweeping Jan. 7, according to the spokesman, Bob Armogeda. The sweep, in which magnetic locaters are used to detect buried ordnance, is expected to last until April, 1993.
March 17, 2005 |
Ronald Ross came to Texas Tech as a beggar. Any team that mattered didn't want the guard from Hobbs, N.M. When Bob Knight's son Patrick saw Ross play in an amateur tournament, he suggested Ross could be a star in the Big Sky Conference. But Ross wanted more, so he went to Texas Tech without a scholarship. Playing for the most demanding, cantankerous college coach in the country, Ross won that scholarship and before this season Bob Knight named Ross his captain.
April 13, 1995 |
A suburban Milwaukee laboratory was charged on Wednesday with reckless homicide in the deaths of two women whose Pap smears were allegedly misread at a time when each had cervical cancer. It is extremely unusual for medical professionals to be prosecuted as criminals when they are accused of negligence. Such cases are more commonly decided by civil lawsuits--the families of the two women have already agreed to multimillion-dollar settlements--or by regulators.