CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2008 |
Barry Morse, an actor best known for portraying Lt. Philip Gerard, who relentlessly pursued David Janssen's Dr. Richard Kimble on the hit 1960s television series "The Fugitive," has died. He was 89. Morse, who maintained homes in England and Canada, died Saturday at University College Hospital in London, his son, actor Hayward Morse, told the Canadian Press news agency. A cause of death was not announced.
November 25, 1993 |
When she is pregnant, Pam Todd feels as if she is tethered to a cup or a box of tissues. Every few seconds her mouth floods with bitter saliva and she has to spit it out or discreetly wipe her mouth to avoid severe nausea or drooling. The condition kept Todd, a resident of Roslyn Heights, away from her community college graduation in May and has prompted her to stop driving. "Basically," she said, "I don't want to go out at all."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 2008 |
UCLA Medical Center and its most accomplished liver surgeon provided a life-saving transplant to one of Japan's most powerful gang bosses, law enforcement sources told The Times. In addition, the surgeon performed liver transplants at UCLA on three other men who are now barred from entering the United States because of their criminal records or suspected affiliation with Japanese organized crime groups, said a knowledgeable law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
December 20, 1988 |
Max Robinson, the nation's first black network television news anchor, died today at age 49 of complications from AIDS, a Howard University Hospital spokeswoman said. It had been three years since Robinson worked regularly in television. He earned his spot in broadcasting history in 1978 when he began co-anchoring the ABC Evening News from Chicago with Peter Jennings in New York and Frank Reynolds in Washington.
March 29, 2013 |
British actor Richard Griffiths, best known for playing muggle Uncle Vernon Dursley in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died. Griffiths died Thursday at University Hospital in Coventry, England, from complications following heart surgery, his agent, Simon Beresford, told the Associated Press. He was 65. Large in body and presence, Griffiths appeared in character roles in dozens of films and TV shows, but made his biggest mark as the boy wizard's grumpy uncle. PHOTOS: Richard Griffiths 1947-2013 "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe said Griffiths' true demeanor was far kinder.
August 6, 1986 |
Brian Lee Tribble, home again after a one-night stint in the county jail, sat on the front porch with his family one day last week, playing with a streaky-black pit bull, a breed of dog often raised to fight and to maim other dogs.
June 2, 1992 |
Bill Parcells, who coached the New York Giants to two Super Bowl titles, will undergo open-heart surgery today at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
October 3, 1993 |
Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.) was released Friday from Georgetown University Hospital where he had been treated for a bronchial infection. Pryor, 59, had entered the hospital on Tuesday.