July 14, 1993 |
Hoping to escalate a simmering war against President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, anti-Castro militants in Miami are providing money, advice and other assistance to Contra rebels operating in northern Nicaragua. The assistance, which may violate U.S. law, does not yet include weapons but could give a boost to the rebels, conducting a campaign of sabotage and sporadic attacks aimed at forcing concessions from the Chamorro government. Tony Bryant, a former Black Panther from San Bernardino, Calif.
October 17, 2005 |
Atlanta Falcon kicker Todd Peterson's attempt sailed wide left, the "home" crowd erupted, and one of the New Orleans Saints' best games of the season was headed to overtime. One problem: that yellow flag on the ground. New Orleans was penalized for defensive holding on the missed kick, Peterson was moved five yards closer, and, given another chance, booted the 36-yard field goal down the middle to send the Falcons (4-2) to a 34-31 win Sunday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 2, 1998 |
Police released a composite drawing Tuesday of a man suspected of abducting and sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint at Bryan and Tustin avenues. The man is suspected of confronting the high school student with a gun Aug. 27, driving her to a nearby industrial area and assaulting her, Police Lt. Michael Shanahan said. The man then released the teen at Redhill and Walnut avenues, Shanahan said.
July 7, 1992 |
A U.S. Coast Guard vessel entered Cuban waters to rescue from a leaking boat four men who turned out to be armed anti-Castro militants, but officials insisted Monday that it was a normal rescue operation. The exile boat was reported to have exchanged gunfire with a Cuban vessel while trying to flee the island. The FBI is investigating to determine if those on board violated the U.S. Neutrality Act.
December 22, 1999 |
Prior to Villa Park's game Tuesday against Katella, Spartan Coach Kevin Reynolds predicted a letdown by his team. Fortunately for Villa Park, he was only half right. The fifth-ranked Spartans, coming off last week's first-place finish at the Anaheim Holiday tournament, played to Katella's level during the first half before pulling away in the third quarter and winning, 54-44, at Loara High. "I knew there was potential for a letdown," Reynolds said.
December 21, 1999
Tony Bryant Villa Park, Basketball Although teammate Matt MacGinnis averaged 19 points in four games to help the Spartans win the Anaheim Holiday Classic last week at the Anaheim Convention Center, Bryant, the starting point guard, earned tournament MVP honors. Bryant had nine points in a 56-45 victory over San Clemente in the final and had 18 points in a 59-40 victory over Esperanza in the semifinals.