Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsSally Johnson
IN THE NEWS

Sally Johnson

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
January 16, 1998 | MARK GLADSTONE and JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For the past few days, a middle-aged woman bundled up for stormy weather has arrived at the Sacramento County Jail for a series of conversations with the building's most famous occupant: accused Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski. Throughout her visits to the eight-story jailhouse, Dr.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
January 21, 1998 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a week of psychiatric scrutiny, Theodore Kaczynski was found competent to stand trial Tuesday, paving the way for opening statements to begin as soon as Thursday and a possible reopening of plea bargain negotiations. U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. ordered jurors to return to court Thursday after a two-week delay. The judge will also rule then on whether the Harvard-trained mathematician can act as his own lawyer. The Unabomber case was apparently put back on track after Dr.
Advertisement
NEWS
January 21, 1998 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a week of psychiatric scrutiny, Theodore Kaczynski was found competent to stand trial Tuesday, paving the way for opening statements to begin as soon as Thursday and a possible reopening of plea bargain negotiations. U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. ordered jurors to return to court Thursday after a two-week delay. The judge will also rule then on whether the Harvard-trained mathematician can act as his own lawyer. The Unabomber case was apparently put back on track after Dr.
NEWS
January 16, 1998 | MARK GLADSTONE and JENIFER WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For the past few days, a middle-aged woman bundled up for stormy weather has arrived at the Sacramento County Jail for a series of conversations with the building's most famous occupant: accused Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski. Throughout her visits to the eight-story jailhouse, Dr.
NEWS
January 17, 1998 | From a Times Staff Writer
The court-appointed psychiatrist who conducted a weeklong examination of alleged Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski is scheduled to give her confidential report to U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. today, after receiving a one-day extension. Dr. Sally Johnson, a U.S. Board of Prisons psychiatrist based in North Carolina, examined Kaczynski for 19 hours at the Sacramento County jail to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial.
WORLD
April 23, 2004 | From Reuters
An Israeli Arab taken hostage in Iraq on April 8 and accused of spying for Israel was released by his captors Thursday, his U.S.-based employer said. Research Triangle International Vice President Sally Johnson said employee Nabil George Razouk "is safe and sound." Dozens of foreigners have been abducted in Iraq in recent weeks and most have been released unharmed. One Italian hostage has been killed.
NEWS
September 4, 1989
Psychiatrists are giving defrocked evangelist Jim Bakker examinations such as ink-blot and personality tests, and he will be examined by the same psychiatrist who evaluated John W. Hinckley Jr., an official at the Federal Correctional Institute in Butner, N.C., said. Dr. Sally Johnson, Butner's chief of psychiatric services, who also evaluated presidential assailant Hinckley, will lead the team making the evaluation, said Bryan Bledsoe, executive assistant to the warden.
NATIONAL
August 2, 2002 | From Times Wire Reports
Government attorneys asked a judge to continue the forced medication of Russell Eugene Weston Jr., who is accused of killing two Capitol police officers in 1998. Dr. Sally Johnson, a psychiatrist with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, said Weston's condition appears to have improved since he began taking the anti-psychotic medicine in January. Johnson said there is a substantial probability the medicine could help Weston regain his competence within 18 months.
NEWS
September 12, 1998 | Associated Press
A long-awaited prison psychiatrist's report on Theodore Kaczynski was released Friday, detailing the Unabomber's fantasies about mutilating a girlfriend, killing psychiatrists and having a sex-change operation. The 47-page report, compiled in part from interviews with Kaczynski in his Sacramento County Jail cell and from his writings dating to the 1960s, said Kaczynski's frustrated desire for a sex-change operation set him on the path to being a serial killer.
NEWS
December 5, 1998 | From Associated Press
A government psychiatrist concluded that the man charged with killing two police officers inside the Capitol last summer is not mentally competent to stand trial, a federal judge said Friday. Prosecutors can contest Dr. Sally Johnson's diagnosis that Russell E. Weston Jr. is a paranoid schizophrenic. The prosecutors must decide whether to continue pressing for a trial on federal murder charges. Under Johnson's recommendations, Weston could be hospitalized indefinitely without trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 2000
Ventura resident Irene Coleman Johnson, a retired schoolteacher, died Monday. She was 95. She was born Nov. 6, 1904, in Phoenix. A University of Redlands graduate, she returned to Phoenix to teach business and English at Phoenix Union High School. She married Noble S. Johnson in 1934 and the couple moved to Ventura, where she was a homemaker. After World War II, she taught business at Ventura College and later taught business and English at Ventura and Buena high schools.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1993 | J. E. MITCHELL
A 21-year-old petty officer, a former Ventura resident and graduate of Ventura High School, was found slain near the U. S. Navy installation on the island of Guam, authorities said Wednesday. Civilian police on the small South Pacific island discovered the body of Petty Officer 3rd Class Janice D. Deken during the early morning hours of Oct. 28 near an ice-making plant a short distance from the base, said Lt. Kelly Merrell, a Navy spokeswoman.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|