“It was early in the morning, the teacher called all of us, so we knew something was up. She said the Twin Towers were hit and a Muslim has done it. We’re like: ‘We’re Muslims, what do we have to do with this? This is not what you guys teach us. A man wrongfully convicted of murder and imprisoned for more than 20 years is going free after another man admitted to the killing, according to the Clark County District Attorney’s Office.DeMarlo Berry, 42, went to prison in 1995 for the murder of Charles Burkes, 32, a Carl’s Jr. Manager who was found shot to death in 1994 after a robbery at the restaurant near Eastern Avenue and Charleston Boulevard, officials said.Through the years, Berry maintained his innocence, saying another man, Steven Jackson, committed the crime, officials said.In 2013, while in prison for a separate 1996 murder conviction, Jackson submitted an affidavit claiming responsibility for Burkes’ death, officials said.Last year, members of the district attorney’s Conviction Review Unit conducted an independent investigation of the case, including an interview with Jackson, who provided additional information about the crime scene that only someone who was there could have known, officials said.The investigation also determined there was no contact between Berry and Jackson since Berry’s conviction, officials said.”My goal in creating the CRU was to provide a way for certain cases to be reviewed independently and evaluated on a variety of factors, including new evidence,” Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said in a news release.”In this case, a confession by Mr. Jackson, and verification of that and other information by our CRU, resulted in our decision to no longer oppose Mr.
Now it its 16th year, the weekend event is the culmination of fundraising efforts by participants who gather pledges to help County families of children with life threatening illnesses, to support Carl JFK on Peds project, and to fund the annual scholarship in Carl memory. Saturday, Aug. 24, with a pig roast and auction at Fort Fairfield Middle High School.
I was the Captain of the ‘Ed little league team in 1962, we won the league championship and Mr. Robustelli got the whole team jackets. What I remember most however were all the times he would speak at league banquets whether little league, pop warner or babe ruth, it was commonplace.
As a result, there was a feeling in the building at Roger Arena when Schneider was pulled, and Luongo was called into action in the second period of the game. Luongo has long been a target for fans to vent their frustrations on over the years, as the high profile position of being a goaltender doesn really allow for hiding in the shadows. After a summer of interacting with the fans, and having half a year of people realizing Luongo was probably going to get moved, it feels like it gave people time to reflect upon Luongo time here.