December 1, 2004 |
Mayor Richard M. Daley's son, whose name and degree from one of the nation's most prestigious universities would have opened doors to a lucrative career, has instead joined the Army and could be sent to the battlefields of Iraq or Afghanistan. Patrick Daley, 29, who got his master's of business administration from the University of Chicago in June, said he "always wanted to find a way to serve ... just like my grandfather and father." He said the Sept.
July 7, 2000 |
A body believed to be that of the 19-year-old son of NBA Hall of Famer Julius Erving was found in a car submerged in a pond, authorities said. Investigators had been looking for Cory Erving and his 1999 black Volkswagen Passat since May 28. They found the car, a body matching his description and his clothing Thursday afternoon. The car wasn't taken out of an L-shaped retention pond near the family's home until about 8 p.m.
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October 26, 2001 |
A Ventura County judge this week ordered the 25-year-old son of Hells Angels leader George Christie Jr. to remain held in lieu of $1-million bail pending trial on drug sales charges. The ruling came in response to an Oct. 15 state appellate court decision that found the trial court had failed to give specific reasons when setting bail for George Christie III.
September 16, 2006 |
Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer has been authorized to bring in a private pathologist to perform a second autopsy on her son, the head coroner in the Bahamas said Friday. The reality TV star and former Playboy playmate found her 20-year-old son Daniel Wayne Smith unresponsive Sept. 10 in her hospital room, three days after she gave birth to a daughter. She called for help but doctors were unable to revive him. The Bahamas coroner's office has termed Daniel Smith's death "suspicious."
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June 11, 1997 |
Christy Albaugh will give her 24-year-old adopted son, Tim, a new life today. Albaugh, 48, of Placentia is donating one of her kidneys to her son so he can survive without dialysis. "As a mom, I couldn't imagine not doing it. While I didn't give him life the first time, now I have that chance," she said. "To find out that he and I were a match was miraculous for me."
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August 14, 2004 |
Police shot and killed the son of a sheriff's deputy, claiming the young man had gestured toward them with a knife, officers said. Johnnie Nakao, the 21-year-old son of Santa Clara County Sheriff's Deputy John Nakao, had tried to steal a CD player in a Radio Shack on Thursday, police said. The officers tried to use the less-lethal Taser stun guns to subdue him, but the weapons malfunctioned, the officers said.
March 28, 2000 |
Danny Tarkanian, an assistant for his father, Jerry, at Fresno State, said Monday he has applied for the Cal State Fullerton men's basketball coaching job. Tarkanian said he has not been contacted by anyone on the school's search committee, which was appointed last week. "I'm interested in the position," Tarkanian said. "I always thought it was a good situation. I like that area." Tarkanian, 38, played for his father at Nevada Las Vegas from 1981-84 before graduating from law school.
May 27, 2005 |
A French court convicted a son of Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi for striking his pregnant companion in a Paris hotel, giving him a four-month suspended prison sentence and fining him $628, the Paris prosecutor's office said. Hannibal Kadafi was not in court for the verdict, which found him guilty of assault and illegal possession of a pistol. On Feb. 1, Kadafi brandished an automatic pistol while at Le Grand Hotel InterContinental in Paris.
December 5, 1997 |
Chad Troxler needs to look no farther for motivation than across the dinner table. Or, perhaps, the living room carpet. Never in the 25-year history of the state high school wrestling finals have a father and son won state championships. Troxler, a senior heavyweight for Simi Valley High who placed third in the state last season, will attempt to duplicate the success of his father, Craig, who won at 154 pounds in 1976 as a senior at Morro Bay. "That's it," Troxler said.
April 29, 1986
A woman and two of her children died this morning when a fire swept through their Pomona home, which had barred windows and doors that hampered rescue attempts, firefighters said. Two other youngsters in the home were critically injured, and two firefighters suffered minor injuries. A sixth resident escaped serious injury. The dead were identified as Cheryl Williams, 33, and her sons Charles, 17, and Jeffrey, 3. Firefighters were called to the house at 5:22 a.m.