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Officer kills man in East Austin Police responded to report of man with a gun. By Tony Plohetski AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, June 04, 2007 Shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, Austin police Sgt. Michael Olsen was summoned by a security guard at an East Austin nightclub who reported...
Officer who shot man has been investigated in the past Friends say officer is devout Christian and leader of his community By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, June 04, 2007 Sgt. Michael Olsen, the officer who shot and killed a 25-year-old man after a nightclub...
Mom, 20, giving birth to third set of twins 09:59 PM CDT on Thursday, May 31, 2007 By BRAD WATSON / WFAA-TV When it comes to children, one Dallas mother knows about having them in pairs. The odds are one in 500,000 but she's giving birth today to her third set of twins at Baylor...
Does Jesus Have a Place at High School Graduation? A Fla. Public School Valedictorian Quotes Scripture, Fuels Debate By BARBARA PINTO May 31, 2007 High school valedictorian Shannon Spaulding never expected her graduation speech to create such debate. But the blond honors student...
Google Zooms In Too Close for Some By MIGUEL HELFT Published: June 1, 2007 OAKLAND, Calif., May 31 — For Mary Kalin-Casey, it was never about her cat. Ms. Kalin-Casey, who manages an apartment building here with her husband, John Casey, was a bit shaken when she tried a new...
District announces contingency plan for Johnston High Students could be sent to five other Austin schools if closed. By Raven L. Hill AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Friday, June 01, 2007 Johnston High School students could be sent to five other Austin campuses this fall if the state...
Border agent allowed TB patient in U.S. By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press ATLANTA — A globe-trotting Atlanta lawyer with a dangerous strain of tuberculosis was allowed back into the U.S. by a border inspector who disregarded a computer warning to stop him and don protective...
Surgical Awakening A Family Claims One Man's Surgical Experience Led to His Suicide From GMA May 30, 2007 As 73-year-old Sherman Sizemore prepared to undergo gall bladder surgery in January 2006, no one realized he would awake a different person. "There was something there that...