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Overshadowed All His Life

This last week, Cary Stayner was arrested on suspicion of killing three female Yosemite tourists and a female Yosemite naturalist.

Bikers continue trek for cancer

On July 5, Ryan Hughes, 22, and Jeff Brand, 23, began a 4200 mile cross-country journey near Seattle to raise cancer awareness. "We drove north to Mukilteo, Washington placed the rear tires of the bicycles in the Pacific Ocean, and they were off," said John Brand, Jeff's father.

?Stayner family's woeful history

When an FBI agent called Assistant Sheriff Henry Strength on Saturday morning looking for a criminal record of a possible suspect in the murders at Yosemite, he asked for the name Cary Stayner. Knowing the name sounded familiar, Sheriff Strength went to work. He had been a young patrol officer in l972 when 7-year-old Steven Stayner was kidnapped from the streets of Merced only returning home on Valentine's Day of 1980, when he walked into a Ukiah police station along with another 5-year-old abductee, Timothy White.

Murder suspect's trial postponed, mired in confusion

What a disorganized chicken-chase it has been in court for accused teenage murderer, Edgardo S. Mata, as his defenders are playing musical chairs. The chaotic sideshow came full flower last Wednesday when Mata appeared in the 4th District Court. He has already had a preliminary hearing and was bound over for a trial that has been on hold because he was not represented. The case was postponed for a few weeks until adequate representation is found.

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Preying on Trust

s article reports on an immigration scheme in which a Utahn allegedly used his Brazilian roots and membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to cheat temporary foreign residents of the United States out of money by promising them permanent status. Although the fraud was perpetrated nationwide, almost one-fourth of the victims were from Utah and nearly a quarter of the $4 million plus allegedly came from Utah residents.

Other Local News Articles

Murder trial opens with sleepwalking

(Phoenix) AZ Republic 25May99

Nauvoo's Prospects on Rise with Mormons'

Chicago Tribune 24May99

Husband 'calm' at scene of murder

(Phoenix) AZ Republic 26May99

Sleepwalker a kind man, witnesses say

(Phoenix) AZ Republic 27May99

Top court won't hear appeal of Idaho killer

Deseret News 24May99

Lone survivor of Connecticut train

Tampa Bay FL Tribune (AP) 28May99

Lone survivor of Connecticut train

Trenton NJ Times (AP) 28May99

Lone survivor of Connecticut train

Birmingham AL News (AP) 28May99

Last Train Accident

Walnut Creek CA Contra Costa Times (AP) 28May99

Train Shatters Immigrant Family

Associated Press 29May99

Train Shatters Immigrant Family

Associated Press 29May99

Bridgeport family killed by train

Hartford CT WVIT TV 30 30May99

Last family member hit by train

Dallas TX Morning News (AP) 28May99

Survivor of Train Accident

(Long Island) NY Newsday (AP) 28May99

Trial hears sleepwalk testimony

(Phoenix) AZ Republic 28May99

Last Train Accident Victim Dies

New York Times (AP) 27May99


Salt Lake Tribune 28May99

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