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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - June 25, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Genelorner joins Indiana AllStars Bl K OKOMO 292 June 1994 50 cents A patriotic musical Ashley 17 is the many specta tors at the Kokomo Mall Friday evening enjoying patriotic per formances by the First Church of the Nazarene Sanctuary Choir and Liz in directs the choir during the The show was put on to promote its upcoming performances July 2 and 3 at the Tribune photo by Tim Bath Simpson wins round Grand jury probe aborted LOS ANGELES AP The Simpson doublemurder case took another astonishing twist Friday when a judge aborted a grand jury probe after complaints that unre lenting news coverage may have influenced the The decision means the case will advance to a preliminary hearing on during which prose cutors will have to lay out their evidence in open as Simp sons lawyer had If the grand jury had indicted Simpson no nearing would have been The 46yearold former football star remains in jail on charges of murdering his exwife and a friend of Prominent defense lawyers Alan Dershowitz and Lee Bai ley have joined Simpsons defense and Bailey told CNNs Larry King Live they have been working on the case since earlier this A source told The Associated Press that Dershowitz helped on the action that led to Fridays move by Superior Court Judge Cecil Mills taking the grand jury off the As an unanticipated result of the unique circumstances qjfthis matter pending before the 199394 grand some jurors have become aware of potentially prej udicial matters not officially pre sented to them by the district said the courts supervising Inside todays Tribune Classified Dear Local News of PftMTIO WITH SOYINKi Notice of tort claim filed Northern Community School teacher are named Sycamore traffic Editors note The Kokomo Tri bune is not running the name of the individual who filed this tort When and if the individ ual files an actual the name will be By LISA FIPPS Tribune Tipton Bureau The attorney for a Northern Commu nity School who claims TriCentral Elementary teacher Garner made sexual advances toward her during the 19891990 school has filed a notice of a tort claim against the school and the The notice of a tort claim is the first step in filing a In the claim datedjune its alleged that Garner made explic it sexual comments to the stu repeatedly hugged and kissed the slid his hands down her shoulders in a sugges tive put his hands on the students buttocks and placed his hands at the side of the students all without her The tort claim alleges that the Northern Community School was careless and negli gent because it allegedly failed to properly supervise The claim also alleges the school was careless and negligent for failing to properly investigate allegations of sexual misconduct and for fail ing to protect the students at Tri Centra In the tort claim accus es Northern of being careless and negligent for knowingly permit ting Garner to remain employed when the defendant school corpo ration knew of the defendant Gar ners acts of child The tort claim alleges as a direct and proximate result of the careless and neejigent acts of the Nortflfettv Cofnpmnity School the student sus tained personal injuries and dam ages including the following hos doctorand treatment expenses and counsel ing expenses mental and emo tional anguish future pain and suffering future mental The tort claim demands the maximum amount recoverable under the Indiana Tort Claims Kokomo attorney Bill Beck is representing the He said Northern has 90 days to respond to the tort claim The Kokomo Tribune contacted Harry superintendent of Northern Community for comment but was told he was on Days Indianapolisbased attor Jon did comment when contacted by the Bailey said the schools obliga tion was to investigate allegations made against its employees and act in a manner likely to prevent That he The school believes Garner used hugs and pats as positive rein Bailey A touchy approach to education is not legally possible in this day and ne Bailey said it was clear that Gar ner made an error in Bailey You do not fire every employee that makes a If we thought Garner was a sexual sexually interested in hed be out of Garner could not be contacted for comment Friday Although work on resurfacing 22 or Sycamore Street will proceed as every attempt will be made to accommodate the flow of traffic around the Seiber ling said Maria Kambach a spokeswoman from the Indiana Department of Trans In April the department announced that it would be work ing on a stretch on 22 to 29 in this According to the one lane of traffic will be closed while work is going but a con struction worker will direct two way traffic for the length of the When the Tribune notified the department Friday that this would hinder the flow of traffic to the which would be especial ly busy as the KokomoHoward County Sesquicentennial celebra tions would be under way from July 1 to the department noti fied the contractor Johnson and Many of the events for the Sesquicentennial would center around the Seiberling Mansion which is located on 1200 Sycamore No work will be carried out on weekends and on July 2 through But during the work will continue as weatherper Kalnbach Most of the work will be small jobs and around but we will be monitoring If it looks as if traf fic will be heavy and hindering the smooth proceedings of the cel we will pull she We want to work with the and we dont wish to create a problem for you folks at this Im sure we can make it all work she She also noted that from Mon day through the crew will work on repaying the pave During this road crews will restrict a halfmile stretch of the road either east bound or westbound on from Washington Street to 300 West Although one lane will remain open at all motorists are advised to use alternative routes to avoid this B52 is going down Point of impact Up in flames Aircraft explodes in fireball CBS New photos 4 killed as Air Force B52 crashes in flames AP An Air Force B52 bomber crashed in flames Friday at Fairchild Air Force killing the four people The lowflying plane was in a steep bank when it spun to the ground and exploded in a videotape footage shown by KREMTV The victims were not immediately An Air Force board of officers will be appointed to determine the cause of the said Staff Allen There was no smoke nothing until it hit the ground and there was a huge It was said Jeff who saw the plane go down as he was heading to a base The B52 was practicing touchandgo in which a plane briefly touches on a then takes off Another plane was flying behind the which was 300 to 400 feet off the ground when it went down south of the bases aircraft control tower shortly after 2 Most of Fairchilds B52s were removed earlier this year as part of its transition to an airrefueling but several including the one that The Fairchild B52s were equipped fo carry nuclear weapons but Geisler the plane that crashed carried Air Force Secretary Sheila Widnall visited the base about 10 miles west of Spokane on Friday but had left several hours before the Her visit was prompted by Mondays shooting spree by a dis gruntled former Six including were killed and 23 ;