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Santa Ana Orange County Register (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Santa Ana, California Wmma business sports by design a it a t5 Quot a 1&Quot "4 a a it a. A a Ltd al it we ililv1 Quot lug Quot the door a Ali i Cufo overcomes slow Starai t we amp Mitov Kimble scores special styles enhance Homes al l the county saturday March 17, 1990 25 cent judge blames officer for shooting of baby five felony charges against defendant dropped by Carroll Lachnit the Register a municipal court judge on Friday dismissed five charges against a Man accused of commandeering a car during a Chase saying an Anaheim police officer a not the defendant a was responsible for the accidental shooting of a 10-month-old baby who was in the car. North Orange county municipal court judge Margaret Anderson also questioned the credibility of officer Leonard Rivera who testified he fired Only after the defendant Steven Paul Harston aimed his gun at him. Other witnesses said they never saw Harston Point a gun at the officer. Two bullets fired by Rivera shattered the Back window of the car and one struck the baby in the buttocks. The baby was released after one Day in a Hospital. Quot the injury should never have been inflicted Quot Anderson said. It was but not by this defendant. It was inflicted by the police at the conclusion of Harston s preliminary hearing Friday an Derson dropped five felony counts including kidnapping assault with a deadly weapon and assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer. But she ordered Harston 24, to stand trial on seven other charges including other counts of assault with a deadly weapon evading arrest and false imprisonment. He will be arraigned March 29 in Superior court. Deputy District attorney Gregg l. Prickett defended Rivera saying his testimony was truthful and that some of the other witnesses were not in a position to see whether Harston had aimed his gun at the officer. Please see shooting/26 a race against the Slop baseball talks keep Hope alive for opening Day Mark Rightmire the Register a runner Breaks from the pack to wave to a Blimp As it floats above Friday s race. Mucky fund Raiser draws 3,300 runners it was t pretty or easy but 3,300 civilians and military personnel slogged their Way to the finish line Friday in 10th annual 10-kilo-meter mud run at the Tustin Marine corps air station. Said one runner of the course which included the Quot rambo death ditch Quot and other obstacles Quot the Best part was getting across the finish the race attracted 550 teams that each paid a $66 entry fee with the Money being donated to Orangewood the county s Home for abused and neglected children/b1 a mud covered team nears the finish line at the Tustin Marine corps air station. By Vic West the Register major league baseball postponed an announcement Friday concerning the possible cancellation of the opening week of the regular season and negotiators for team owners and the players Union met for the first time since March 7 in an Effort to reach a new Basic agreement. The bargaining session concluded Early this morning in new York and the sides agreed to resume talks today at 10 . Est 7 . Post. Friday night s meeting was requested by Don Fehr executive director of the major league baseball players association after the Union s bargaining committee spent the afternoon reviewing the latest proposal from the owners. Both sides have indicated that if an agreement is not reached this weekend ending the owners Spring training lockout that has reached 31 Days each Side probably would withdraw its latest proposal. With just 16 Days left before the scheduled Start of the season that would leave Little Hope of preventing games from being cancelled. Talks had been snagged on the Issue of salary arbitration eligibility for players with 2-3 years of major league service. The owners new proposal though coming close to meeting the players demands in other areas included no concessions on arbitration. A meeting of the player representatives of the 26 teams for an update on the status of negotiations is scheduled for this afternoon. For More details see Page d1court rules against Hellman ranch plan order rescinds Mola s development rights granted by Seal Beach by Frank Mickadeit the Register in a Triumph for a local environmental group a court has invalidated plans for the controversial Hellman ranch housing development in Seal Beach. The order by Orange county Superior court commissioner Ronald l. Bauer Means Mola development corp. Will have to once again subject its proposal to a review process that has been lengthy costly and often hostile. The decision reached Mola s Newport Beach offices Friday just one Day after the now voided plan received final approval from the state coastal commission. Mola had seen that approval As the last major obstacle in a four year ordeal to process the $200 million project through a labyrinth of local state and Federal agencies. Quot this is a Victory for the wetlands restoration society and it shows we Are a very effective organization Quot said Galen Ambrose co founder of the group that filed suit against the development. Quot the new City Council should have a please see Hellman/26 crack cocaine killing the parental instinct children s deaths linked to drug related neglect by Michael Decourcy Hinds the new York times crack cocaine can overwhelm one of the strongest forces in nature the parental instinct specialists in drug addiction say. As a result some of them say the United states is giving birth to a new underclass of disadvantaged youth like none seen before. Quot the maternal instinct gets blocked out because the Only thing that matters is the addiction Quot said Kate Vandegrift director of new image a residential rehabilitation program in Philadelphia for women and their children. The program designed for homeless addicts tries to reverse personal priorities providing therapy lessons on being a Parent and plenty of time for 18 women and their 24 children to renew or create a Loving Bond. Sharon Hoyle a resident wept for Joy the other night at her daughter Janine s 10th birthday party a a tangle of balloons Flash please see crack/26 Agency franc pm Peggy say the sister of hostage Terry Anderson took part in a ceremony Friday in Washington marking the fifth anniversary of his abduction in lebanon/24 head of global aids program resigns after dispute with Boss by Philip j. Hilts the new York times Washington the us physician who is widely credited with organizing the United nations worldwide fight against aids resigned Friday in what he said was a dispute with his Boss the head of the world health organization. A i experts on acquired immune deficiency syndrome said the resignation of or. Jonathan Mann As head of the global program on aids was a major blow to the global Campaign against the disease. A monkeys deadly ebola virus in lab primates worries cdc/25 Mann is widely regarded As the driving Force in persuading Many nations especially in the developing world to recognize the danger of aids and to take Steps to prevent its spread and treat its victims. Quot his resignation is a world tragedy Quot said or. June Osborn chairwoman of the National commission on aids. Quot they cannot replace him. Reward offered for return of radioactive device by Maria Cone the Register Anaheim a warning Don t play with any strange Orange contraptions. An Anaheim company is offering a $200 Reward for information leading to the return of a radioactive testing device. The 1-foot-Long gauge a encased in in an Orange Box and containing Low level radioactive powder a was stolen March 9 from a truck at Moore and Taber a soil Engineer ing company. Quot if kids Start playing with it and they Don t understand the International radiation warning signs on it it could be a problem Quot said Dave Brown the company s Field services of manager. Quot i have kids and it s scary to think called a port probe and used to measure soil depth the device is dangerous Only if someone takes it apart and releases the 60 Milliou ries of radioactive matter which is encased in Lead. A person exposed to All the material could get a dose equivalent to about 80 a rays per hour said Bob Merryman Orange county envy Ron mental health director. Quot if they broke it apart they would release a lot of radioactive material Quot Merryman said. Touching the material could cause Burns and Long term exposure could damage blood cells and trigger leukaemia. When stolen the gauge was inside an Orange plastic Box that please see radiation/26 inside a news a metro weather/4 obituaries/15 a business a sports a by design religion/8-9 of accent show times/5-7 television/8-9 comics/10-11 a real estate a Home finder a classified crossword/5 there is no other Jonathan Mann and i Don t know what will happen to that Mann said he resigned Over Quot issues of principle Quot and Quot major disagreements Quot with or. Hiroshi Nakajima who was named director general of the health organization in 1988. Quot we re facing a very important worldwide epidemic that requires continual innovation and action and or. Nakajima and i do not see Eye to Eye on the importance and strategy of the fight against please see aids/26 <1990, the Orange county Register 18 sections 214 pages classified 558-3311 sports line 9537723 circulation customer service 972-9800 other phone numbers/a2 weather/details/b4 High cloudiness and winds of about 10 mph expected. Coast 78/50 Inland 75/50 i Jfe x a Ali j

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