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December 8, 1994 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shock-radio personality Howard Stern, contacted by cellular phone by a man threatening to leap from the George Washington Bridge, kept the man talking during his Wednesday morning show until police could seize the would-be jumper. "Once I determined this was a jumper, I said: 'I have to keep this man laughing . . . until the cops get there,' " Stern told a news conference. "Who better to help someone who is psychologically disturbed than Howard Stern, who himself is psychologically disturbed?"
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December 8, 1994 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shock-radio personality Howard Stern, contacted by cellular phone by a man threatening to leap from the George Washington Bridge, kept the man talking during his Wednesday morning show until police could seize the would-be jumper. "Once I determined this was a jumper, I said: 'I have to keep this man laughing . . . until the cops get there,' " Stern told a news conference. "Who better to help someone who is psychologically disturbed than Howard Stern, who himself is psychologically disturbed?"
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August 11, 1990 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Van Nuys woman was bludgeoned to death in Manhattan with a hammer and a wooden statue by her AIDS-afflicted son, who then attempted suicide by setting himself on fire, police said Friday. Leona Imbert, 63, had flown to New York to care for her 39-year-old son, Earl Imbert, an unemployed actor who worked as a word processor, said Sgt. Al King of the New York Police Department.
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February 27, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A principal's dream to show off a high school, nationally recognized for making educational progress in one of this city's toughest neighborhoods, was shattered Wednesday when a 15-year-old student, firing at point-blank range, killed two other students before being captured. The killings at the Brooklyn school were called one of the worst incidents of school violence here in decades. They took place less than an hour before Mayor David N. Dinkins was scheduled to tour the school.
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February 27, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A principal's dream to show off a high school, nationally recognized for making educational progress in one of this city's toughest neighborhoods, was shattered Wednesday when a 15-year-old student, firing at point-blank range, killed two other students before being captured. The killings at the Brooklyn school were called one of the worst incidents of school violence here in decades. They took place less than an hour before Mayor David N. Dinkins was scheduled to tour the school.
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August 11, 1990 | TRACEY KAPLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Van Nuys woman was bludgeoned to death in Manhattan with a hammer and a wooden statue by her AIDS-afflicted son, who then attempted suicide by setting himself on fire, police said Friday. Leona Imbert, 63, had flown to New York to care for her 39-year-old son, Earl Imbert, an unemployed actor who worked as a word processor, said Sgt. Al King of the New York Police Department.
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