a florida man september 23
Outside of being a bit shocked, the Louisiana camel is fine. The Tiger Truck Stop owners were not cited as the enclosure included numerous signs warning citizens to stay out of the pen.
The male camel, known as “Caspar,” chased after the woman when she crawled into its pen under a barbed wire fence. It pinned her against a wall then sat on top of her.
Joshua Russell, 26, is seen in a photo provided by the the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office to CNN in September 2019.
Joshua Russell, 26, of St. Petersburg was charged last week with one count of aggravated manslaughter of a disabled adult.
2002 Sep 23, The Bush administration asked a federal appeals court to strike down Oregon’s assisted-suicide law.
(SFC, 9/24/02, p.A3)
2002 Sep 23, A 24-count indictment charging conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud was filed against the founding family and two executives of bankrupt cable company Adelphia Communications Corporation.
2002 Sep 23, Governor Gray Davis signed a law making California the first state to offer workers paid family leave.
(SFC, 9/24/02, p.A1)(AP, 9/23/03)
2002 Sep 23, Hong Im Ballenger, a beauty shop manager in Baton Rouge, La., was shot to death. Her murder was later attributed to John Allen Muhammed, the Washington area sniper.
(SFC, 11/1/02, p.A3)
2002 Sep 23, Rachel Burkheimer (18) of Marysville, Wa., was shot to death by her boyfriend John Anderson. On Oct 5 Matthew Durham led police to her body. 8 people were later arrested for her murder. In 2004 Yusef Jihad, head of a gang involved in the killing, was convicted of 1st degree murder. Anderson was convicted of aggravated 1st degree murder on May 19, 2004. In 2004 Tony Williams (22) was sentenced to 9 years in prison and Maurice Rivas (20) to 26 years.
(ST, 4/6/04, p.B5)(ST, 5/20/04, p.B1)(ST, 7/29/04, p.B1)
2002 Sep 23, In Inner Mongolia, China, a staircase guardrail gave way at a school, killing 21 students.
2002 Sep 23, Georgia’s president sought to defuse an explosive war of words with Russia, of-fering to let Moscow send unarmed military observers to the mountain valley where Russia says terrorists are operating.
2002 Sep 23, War fever drove U.S. oil prices to a new 19-month high as dealers took fright at the growing threat of a U.S. assault on Iraq.
2002 Sep 23, Twenty five leaders from Asia and the European Union gathered for a two-day summit expected to focus on North Korea, the fight against international terrorism and economic cooperation.
2002 Sep 23, Hurricane Isidore left two dead and 300,000 homeless in Mexico’s Yucatan and moved toward the U.S. Gulf coast.
2002 Sep 23, In Kashmir Muslim separatists killed 10 people in grenade attacks on polling sta-tions to frighten voters.
(SFC, 9/24/02, p.A13)
2002 Sep 23, Nepali troops fought a fierce battle with Maoist rebels and killed 24 guerrillas. The death toll from the fighting took the number of insurgents killed in the last five days to 143.
2002 Sep 23, A defiant Yasser Arafat dug in at his besieged West Bank compound, rejecting Israel’s demand to hand over the names of all those holed up inside.
2002 Sep 23, A Palestinian gunman opened fire on visitors attending Jewish holiday celebra-tions In Hebron, killing a man and wounding three of his sons.
1570 Sep 23, The Turks began their attack on Famagusta, Cyprus, which was fortified by Ve-netian commander Marcantonio Bragadino (1523-1571).
(http://historicbiography.blogspot.com/2008/01/marcantonio-bragadin.html)(WSJ, 7/21/08, p.A11)