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By Knight-Ridder | September 18, 1991
Van Johnson, 75, is being treated for a bronchial infection at an unnamed California hospital.The veteran star of such movies as "The Caine Mutiny," "Brigadoon" and "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" was hospitalized last weekend while appearing in a revival of "Showboat" in Pasadena, Calif. "This is the first time he's ever missed a performance in 56 years," said his manager.
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By Los Angeles Times | December 13, 2008
Van Johnson, who soared to stardom during World War II as MGM's boy-next-door in films such as A Guy Named Joe and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, and became one of the era's top box-office draws, died yesterday. He was 92. Mr. Johnson, who most frequently was cast opposite June Allyson and Esther Williams during his MGM heyday, died at a senior residence in Nyack, N.Y., said Wendy Bleiweiss, a close friend. With his broad smile, red hair and freckled face, the tall one-time chorus boy personified the wholesome young American man, MGM style.
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By Los Angeles Times | December 13, 2008
Van Johnson, who soared to stardom during World War II as MGM's boy-next-door in films such as A Guy Named Joe and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, and became one of the era's top box-office draws, died yesterday. He was 92. Mr. Johnson, who most frequently was cast opposite June Allyson and Esther Williams during his MGM heyday, died at a senior residence in Nyack, N.Y., said Wendy Bleiweiss, a close friend. With his broad smile, red hair and freckled face, the tall one-time chorus boy personified the wholesome young American man, MGM style.
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By Knight-Ridder | September 18, 1991
Van Johnson, 75, is being treated for a bronchial infection at an unnamed California hospital.The veteran star of such movies as "The Caine Mutiny," "Brigadoon" and "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" was hospitalized last weekend while appearing in a revival of "Showboat" in Pasadena, Calif. "This is the first time he's ever missed a performance in 56 years," said his manager.
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January 20, 2010
On January 16, 2010, MRS. DORIS A. PETTIGREW-JOHNSON, Survived by daughter, Deborah A. Johnson, and son, Van S. Johnson Sr.(Debra). She is also survived by sisters, Vera Saunders of DC., Jean Jowers and Janet Johns both of MD., grandchildren, Vernon, Devin, MaKayla, J'Nes and Van S. Johnson Jr., great grandchildren- De'sja Johnson and Zyaire Reynolds and a host of other family and friends. Family will receive friends at the family owned WYLIE FUNERAL
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By Jessica Anderson | March 26, 2010
A $100 million civil trial opened Thursday with attorneys contending that Baltimore police officers purposely drove erratically while transporting a suspect, leading to the man's death. Dondi Johnson Sr., 43, had been arrested in November 2005 by officers Sendy Ferdinand and Michael Riser on a charge that he urinated at Pimlico Road and Loyola Southway. Officer Nicole Leake testified that she picked up Johnson in a police van. Johnson died Dec. 7, 2005, of a fractured spine, according to the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by his family against the three officers.
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By Nicole Fuller | September 29, 2007
For the second time in a week, Anne Arundel County prosecutors have thrown out a murder case, this time because one of two men accused in a fatal Annapolis shooting could not have been at the scene. Prosecutors dismissed first-degree-murder charges yesterday against Keith Brown, 27, and Ryan B. Wheeler, 26, both of Annapolis after Wheeler's attorney, F. Spencer Gordon, produced several witnesses who corroborated his client's alibi, that he was drinking with friends in downtown Annapolis bars on Oct. 12, 2006, the night that Jamore Van Johnson, 39, was killed.
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By Gadi Dechter and Richard Irwin | April 23, 2007
A 29-year-old man was found shot yesterday morning on a street in Southwest Baltimore and was pronounced dead a short time later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, city police said. Southern District officers responding to a 911 call about gunfire in the 1900 block of W. Lombard St. about 4:55 a.m. found Van Maurice Johnson of the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. lying in the street bleeding from wounds to the back, police reported. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment.
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April 12, 1991
An 23-year-old man was shot in the neck and seriously wounded early today when several men opened fire in a crowd of people outside an American Legion post in Annapolis.Jamore Van Johnson, 23, of the 300 block of Chester Ave., was taken to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after Annapolis police officers found him lying on a sidewalk outside the post in the 1700 block of Forest Drive about 2 a.m., said police spokesman Dermott L. Hickey.Police went to the post to investigate a report of gunshots.
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June 5, 1997
BaseballDiamondbacks: Signed P Jason Royer, second-round pick in 1997 draft.Expos: Recalled 1B Ryan McGuire from Triple-A Ottawa.Marlins: Sent OF John Wehner outright to Triple-A Charlotte.Pirates: Agreed to terms with OF J. J. Davis.Rockies: Signed P Mark Magnum, first-round draft pick.Tigers: Gene Roof will take over as manager of Triple-A Toledo while Glenn Ezell recovers from heart surgery.FootballCardinals: Signed WR Chad Carpenter, fifth-round draft selection, and free-agent RB Kevin Bouie to roster.
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By Ryan Davis and Ryan Davis,SUN STAFF | July 27, 2004
Ten police officers were sworn in yesterday as officers and board members of Vanguard Justice Society, signaling an overhaul of the advocacy group for minority police officers. Each officer and board member was newly elected -- including the president, Sgt. Darryl Massey, a homicide detective supervisor known for his interrogation skills. Massey said the 650-member group would have discussions with police leaders about what he described as a dearth of minorities and women in leadership positions.
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By Amy Wallace and Amy Wallace,Los Angeles Times | July 5, 1995
Los Angeles -- Eva Gabor, the youngest of the glamorous sisters from Hungary, who was best-known for her role in the television series "Green Acres," died yesterday of complications from pneumonia.Ms. Gabor, 74, had been admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center June 21 after breaking her hip while traveling in Mexico, said Ron Wise, a hospital spokesman. She was found to be suffering from a serious case of pneumonia, he said, and died from related respiratory failure."It was a big shock because Eva has been one of those people who had boundless energy and strength," said Kevin Sasaki, her publicist.
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