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The family of a 35-year-old man shot to death by Long Beach police after they mistook a water hose nozzle he was holding for a handgun was awarded $6.5 million in damages by a federal jury Thursday. After a day of deliberations, jurors found that two...
Cortney Renea Beldon Hensley, 28, died March 9, 2013, in Laurel County. Born March 29, 1984, in Danville, she was a daughter of Joseph Harse and Jeanette Phillips Beldon. A 2002 graduate of Boyle County High School, Cortney played soccer, basketball...
Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...
For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...
VarietyAMSTERDAM The 25th Intl. Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam opens Wednesday with Dutch director John Appel's world preeming "Wrong Time Wrong Place" unspooling at 25 theaters across Holland. In the crowded calendar, the 12-day IDFA remains the world'...
Based on the 2006 book of the same title, Steve James' wide-ranging documentary wonders how much we're willing to gamble in our kids' pursuit of sports, to say nothing of the adults, particularly regarding the concussion magnet known as football. "Head...
*** (out of four) At some point your mom or dad probably said, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” Ralphie from “A Christmas Story” knows what I’m talking about. Many people participating in activities...
Tags: Football, Entertainment, Fiction, Head, Junior Seau
VarietyParents could be making their kids wear helmets to the library by the conclusion of helmer Steve James' science-and-sports docu "Head Games," which scores solid hits on everyone from the NFL down to peewee hockey as it links contact sports, concussions...
Tags: Football, Keith Primeau, Entertainment, Concussion, Head
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...
Though known primarily as an author, Ray Bradbury had a fixation with Hollywood. It was inevitable that his skills as a science fiction writer would eventually land him work in the movies. His first gig was with Universal Pictures in the early 1950s,...
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