January 21, 1999 |
A jury Wednesday found a South Gate man guilty in the murder for hire of a popular Fairfax district silent movie theater owner. Christian Rodriguez, 21, faces a possible death sentence because the 1997 murder of 74-year-old Lawrence Austin involved special circumstances of lying in wait and murder for financial gain. Rodriguez also was convicted of the attempted murder of the theater's 19-year-old concession worker, attempted robbery and commercial burglary.
November 16, 2008 |
There have been about 325 ESPN "SportsCenter" commercials made. They have featured hundreds of star athletes -- from Gordie Howe to Andy Roddick, from Kobe Bryant to Drew Brees. Some have been kind of funny, some laugh-out-loud funny. And after going through all 325, there wasn't one that wasn't at least a little funny. Here are my top five (actually, six) favorites: 1. Made in 2006, it features the Manning family.