CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 16, 2008 |
An Amber Alert was issued Sunday after a man allegedly shot his estranged wife and kidnapped his sons in Sunland. According to Officer Karen Smith of the Los Angeles Po- lice Department, the mother dropped off her two sons at her estranged husband's home in the 10400 block of McBroom Street, about 10:40 a.m. Police said the couple argued and the man shot his wife at least 13 times, but she was able to speak before being taken to a hospital....
June 25, 1997 |
Princess Diana has issued a public apology after being castigated in the British press for taking her two sons, Princes William and Harry, to see a film about the Irish Republican Army. Her controversial trip was to see Columbia's "The Devil's Own," with Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford, at the Kensington Odeon in west London. The film has been attacked by some British critics as pro-Irish Republican propaganda, designed to appeal to Irish American audiences.
May 28, 1987
The 21-year-old son of Glendale City Councilman Larry Zarian pleaded no contest to embezzling $3,500 from the Nordstrom department store in Glendale and has been ordered into a drug rehabilitation program. "He was using the money to buy drugs--cocaine," Deputy Dist. Atty. John Bernardi said of Gregory William Zarian, one of the councilman's twin sons.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 2000 |
John Brown's body lies a-moldering in the grave, John Brown's body lies a-moldering in the grave, John Brown's body lies a-moldering in the grave, But his soul goes marching on. --Author unknown * Wherever John Brown's soul may be, his son's body lies on an Altadena hilltop named for what may have been the most critical battle in the bloody Civil War that followed his father's storied death.
May 30, 1993 |
Mother's Day, 1993, was unusually cruel to Gloria Rodriguez. That was the day her 32-year-old son, Richard, home on Mother's Day for the first time in years, was shot to death as he sat in a small, nameless park near her Bronx apartment. Richard died just 25 feet from where his younger brother was gunned down less than two years before. Two sons. Two murders. "I still can't believe it," Rodriguez said more than a week after Richard's killing. "Both of them. My only two children.
June 15, 1997 |
When a father gives advice to his son, both laugh. When a son gives advice to a father, both cry. . . . --Heard one day on the road In Monaco, they gabbed with Julian Lennon for a solid hour about what it was like being the son of one of the Beatles--and now, a rock musician on his own but still a relatively young man whose father died far too soon. In Italy, they chatted up a father and son who were gondoliers on the intricate canals of Venice. Papa had arms like steel pipes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 2001 |
Elementary school students who had studied the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his civil rights legacy had a chance Monday to meet his son, who was in the San Fernando Valley to celebrate his father's upcoming birthday. When his father was assassinated in 1968, Martin Luther King III was 10, about the same age as many in his audience at Laurence 2000 School, a K-6 private school in Valley Glen. Monday began a week of tributes at the school leading up to Jan.
November 16, 2005 |
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's eldest son pleaded guilty to charges of illegal fund-raising for his father's 1999 election campaign. Omri Sharon, a member of parliament, appeared briefly in a Tel Aviv court to admit falsifying corporate documents, committing perjury and violating party funding laws. Under a plea deal, prosecutors dropped charges of fraud and breach of trust but are demanding imprisonment on the other counts. Sentencing is scheduled for January.
June 22, 2000 |
Former Oklahoma State coach Gary Ward, who led the Cowboys to 10 College World Series appearances in 19 seasons, replaced his son as coach at New Mexico State on Wednesday. Rocky Ward, the Aggies' coach the past four seasons, will remain as an assistant coach after the school decided to reorganize the program. The Aggies went 19-36 last season, including 4-26 in the Big West Conference.
September 22, 1997 |
State prosecutors asked a Seoul court to jail President Kim Young Sam's son for seven years on charges of bribery and tax evasion. Senior prosecutor Lee Hoon Kyu said the prosecution also wanted Kim Hyon Chol to pay $5.23 million in fines. The younger Kim has admitted accepting $3.6 million from two businessmen but denied the funds were bribes. His arrest in May and his trial have dealt a serious blow to his father's credibility, already damaged by a scandal involving the Hanbo conglomerate.