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Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty

WESTWOOD—After pleading not guilty on two counts of a hit-and-run last week that killed Terry Carter, 55, and injured Cle “Bone” Sloan, 51, Suge Knight was hospitalized after complaining about chest pains in court on Tuesday, February 3. Knight’s former attorney, James E. Blatt, he told reporters that Knight was assaulted in a Compton parking lot and accidently ran over...

Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX

GLENDALE, AZ—Well it’s a national holiday, even though it’s not labeled on the calendar. Its Super Bowl Sunday! Where football, family, sports fanatics, and great food all bond for one day in America. In one corner, you have the team that is considered on of the best in the league, the New England Patriots. In the other corner, you...

Suge Knight Arrested For Murder

WESTWOOD—Co-Founder of Death Row Records, Marion “Suge” Knight was involved in a fatal hit-and-run on Thursday, January 29 in Compton. The victim was Terry Carter, 55, who was killed when Knight put his vehicle in reverse and ran over Carter. Also injured during the incident was Cle Sloan, 51. Knight has been taken into custody by authorities and booked on...

UCLA Study Will Send Rodents Into Space

WESTWOOD—The government-funded Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) announced they are funding research headed by UCLA scientists that will study bone growth in space. Dr. Chia Soo, a UCLA professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery and orthopedic surgery, will be leading the research, along with Dr. Kang Ting, a professor of dentistry; Dr. Ben Wu, a professor...

President Obama Unveils His Agenda

UNITED STATES—The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama held his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 20. There was quite a bit that the President had on his agenda that he wanted to express to Congress and America, with only two more years left on his term. Did we learn anything that we didn’t expect...

Bad Apples Lead To Seven Deaths

CALIFORNIA—The Center for Disease Control, in collaboration with state health officials and the US Food and Drug Administration, is investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes (listeriosis), which has sickened 32 people, hospitalized 31 and killed seven. The disease is determined to have been spread by Granny Smith apples produced by Bidart Brothers of Bakersfield, who have recalled all of their...

Ezekiel Elliot Powers OSU To National Title

DALLAS—Oregon is favored by six and a half and the Heisman Trophy winner scores on the first possession, but Ezekiel Elliot answers. The Ducks pull within a point. But Elliot answers. The Buckeyes turn the ball over four times. But Elliot answers. After Elliot's fourth answer, the Ohio State Buckeyes win the National Championship, shocking the world and emphatically telling America exactly...

Suspect Who Murdered Infant At Large

LONG BEACH—At around 5:50 p.m. on January 3, Long Beach police, responding to reports of gunshots, arrived at a home located on the 100 block of W. 51st Street and found three adults suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. There was a three-week-old infant, later identified as Eliza Delacruz, present in the house when the incident occurred, but she was missing...

Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dead At 49

HOLLYWOOD—Stuart Scott, sportscaster and anchor on ESPN, passed away on January 4 at the age of 49. The cause of his death was cancer. Scott was first diagnosed with appendix cancer in 2007. He started his career as a sportscaster for several different local television stations before entering ESPN in 1993. He was known for his catchphrases "Boo-Yah!," "As cool...

AirAsia Missing Flight Found At Sea

SINGAPORE—An AirAsia plane with 162 passengers and crew on board went missing on its way to Singapore at approximately 7:30 a.m. on December 27. The AirAsia plane was later found at the bottom of the sea, according to radar data. Indonesia asked the US for help in search for the missing flight. China provided aircraft and ships to help with...
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