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December 11, 1988 | Associated Press
A Redlands doctor, seeking to escape a medical practice he was tired of, faked a burglary at his office, fled to Arizona and punched holes in himself with a rod to make it appear that he had been shot, a police spokesman said Friday. "Dr. Robert McCormick has admitted to investigators that he fabricated the entire incident in which he was believed to be the victim of an attempted homicide," said Glendale police spokesman Marshal Downen. "Dr.
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February 20, 1997 | Reuters
An airline passenger tried to commit suicide on a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday by slashing at his throat with a pocket knife in an on-board lavatory. Airline officials said a flight attendant found the man and the pilot made an emergency landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport so the passenger could be taken to a hospital. The flight, with 62 passengers on board, was on its way from Albuquerque to San Diego when the incident occurred.
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July 30, 1987 | Associated Press
A man shot three of his children to death and wounded his wife, then wounded himself Wednesday as police officers stormed his house, police said. Two girls, ages 3 and 15, and an 11-year-old boy were killed, Sgt. Andy Anderson said. The couple had been having "domestic problems," and they reportedly were getting a divorce, he said.
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July 20, 1989 | ROBERT WELKOS and GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writers
An unemployed fast-food worker described by authorities as an "obsessive fan" of slain actress Rebecca Schaeffer was charged Wednesday with her murder after police here found him darting in front of traffic on a busy freeway a day after the killing. Authorities said Robert John Bardo, 19, of Tucson, had gotten off a Greyhound bus from Los Angeles and walked onto Interstate 10 in the downtown area in an apparent suicide attempt, at one point hurling himself at an approaching car.
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February 20, 1997 | Reuters
An airline passenger tried to commit suicide on a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday by slashing at his throat with a pocket knife in an on-board lavatory. Airline officials said a flight attendant found the man and the pilot made an emergency landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport so the passenger could be taken to a hospital. The flight, with 62 passengers on board, was on its way from Albuquerque to San Diego when the incident occurred.
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July 20, 1989 | ROBERT WELKOS and GEORGE RAMOS, Times Staff Writers
An unemployed fast-food worker described by authorities as an "obsessive fan" of slain actress Rebecca Schaeffer was charged Wednesday with her murder after police here found him darting in front of traffic on a busy freeway a day after the killing. Authorities said Robert John Bardo, 19, of Tucson, had gotten off a Greyhound bus from Los Angeles and walked onto Interstate 10 in the downtown area in an apparent suicide attempt, at one point hurling himself at an approaching car.
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December 11, 1988 | Associated Press
A Redlands doctor, seeking to escape a medical practice he was tired of, faked a burglary at his office, fled to Arizona and punched holes in himself with a rod to make it appear that he had been shot, a police spokesman said Friday. "Dr. Robert McCormick has admitted to investigators that he fabricated the entire incident in which he was believed to be the victim of an attempted homicide," said Glendale police spokesman Marshal Downen. "Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 30, 1987 | Associated Press
A man shot three of his children to death and wounded his wife, then wounded himself Wednesday as police officers stormed his house, police said. Two girls, ages 3 and 15, and an 11-year-old boy were killed, Sgt. Andy Anderson said. The couple had been having "domestic problems," and they reportedly were getting a divorce, he said.
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