The Charger Bulletin

Henry Joins Chargers Women’s Basketball Staff

Charger Athletics

August 29, 2012

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – University of New Haven head women’s basketball coach Jessica Smith has named Nordia Henry the program’s new assistant coach. Henry has joined the coaching staff and will begin her duties immediately. “Nordia has a wealth of basketball experience and I expect her to...

Oldest Person in US Dies in NH at Age 114

The Associated Press

March 10, 2010

WESTMORELAND, N.H. – Mary Josephine Ray, the New Hampshire woman who was certified as the oldest person living in the United States, has died at age 114 years, 294 days. She died Sunday at a nursing home in Westmoreland but was active until about two weeks before her death, her granddaughte...

Woman, 60, in serious condition after shark bite

Maideline Sanchez

February 15, 2010

From the Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia – A 60-year-old woman is in serious condition after being bitten by a shark off northeastern Australia and losing several pints (liters) of blood. A spokeswoman for the Department of Community Services says the woman has severe lacerations to her...

In 911 call, woman says Sheen threatened her

Liz De La Torre

December 28, 2009

From The Associated Press ASPEN, Colo. – A woman who identified herself as the wife of actor Charlie Sheen said in a 911 call to Aspen police that Sheen threatened her with a knife. Police released the audio of the call on Monday, three days after Sheen was arrested on suspicion of menacing,...

SCLC elects MLK’s daughter as 1st female president

Liz De La Torre

October 30, 2009

From The Associated Press ATLANTA – The Rev. Bernice King embraced the legacy and leadership of her parents on Friday as she became the first woman to head the civil rights organization co-founded by her father. The youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King vowe...

Woman in W.Va. torture case now says she lied

Liz De La Torre

October 21, 2009

From The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A black woman whose racially charged allegations of horrific abuse helped put several people in prison now says she lied when she alleged she was kidnapped, sexually assaulted and tortured in a ramshackle West Virginia trailer. West Virginia authoriti...

American is first woman to win Nobel in economics

Liz De La Torre

October 12, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Elinor Ostrom became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics, honored along with fellow American Oliver Williamson on Monday for analyzing economic governance — the rules by which people exercise authority in companies and economic systems. ...

Muslim woman told to remove scarf sues Mich. judge

Stephen James Johnson

August 27, 2009

From The Associated Press SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A Muslim woman on Wednesday sued a Michigan judge for telling her to remove her headscarf in his courtroom, claiming he violated her First Amendment right to practice her religion. Raneen Albaghdady, 32, says she felt humiliated when Wayne County...

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