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Sun National StaffThe two events each seem to hold new promise of unmasking old ghosts. In Chicago, the FBI exhumed the body of Emmett Till last month in a search for clues about the 14-year-old black youth's brutal 1955 beating death. In Mississippi, reputed Ku Klux Klan...
Sentinel Staff WriterFreedom Airlines will begin flying out of Orlando International Airport in October as a contract carrier for Delta Air Lines, giving travelers from Orlando new nonstop service to six smaller markets and more in the future. Freedom will become the third...
To qualify for Medicare funding, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires transplant centers to perform a certain number of transplants annually and achieve a specific unadjusted survival rate for patients one year after surgery....
Times Staff WriterHe was an R&B singer who had scored a nationwide hit with "My Girl." He performed around the country, drove luxury sedans and owned a palatial home in Calabasas. Then, suddenly, Waymond Anderson was an accused murderer. Police in bulletproof vests...
Tags: Lawyers, Contracts, Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Murder
A Mississippi woman not only survived being shot in the head but made herself some tea afterward. Officials said the 47-year-old woman was still hospitalized on Friday after being wounded by her husband. He fatally shot himself. But the woman was expected...
Tags: Mississippi, Crimes, Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Murder
Heather Claybrook joined FOX 4 in 1994 as a general assignment reporter. Heather came to FOX 4 from WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi where she was a reporter and the morning anchor. Before WJTV, Heather was an anchor and reporter at KMIZ-TV in Columbia,...
Times Staff WriterThe California Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered prosecutors to refute new evidence that shows R&B singer Waymond Anderson is not guilty of murder or release him from prison, where he has spent 13 years for the arson death of a drug addict. The...
Tags: Prisons, Los Angeles, Civil Rights, Lawyers, Drug Trafficking
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersNearly 50 candidates from 14 states and three countries have applied to become the next sheriff of Orange County, ranging from the executive director of Interpol in France to an electrician's assistant in Garden Grove, according to a list the county...
Associated PressDavid Herbert Donald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the Civil War and American South whose expertise on Abraham Lincoln brought him a wide general audience and reverence from his peers, has died. He was 88. Donald died of heart failure at Beth...
Dorothy Sterling, a significant figure in 20th-century children's literature for her lucid, well- researched portrayals of historical African Americans written decades before multiculturalism became mainstream, died Dec. 1 at her home in Wellfleet, Mass....
Sun reportersBy age 6, Benjamin Todd Jealous had read through all of the books about African-Americans in his elementary school library and inquired why there weren't more. At 7, he told his family that he wanted to become a civil rights lawyer. At 14, he organized...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn one of the largest desegregation settlements in U.S. history, the state of Mississippi agreed Monday to spend $500 million to improve its historically Black colleges and end claims of discrimination dating back a quarter of a century. The pact --...
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