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CASTLE DALE, Utah, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Two former Boy Scout leaders who pushed over a boulder formation known as a hoodoo in a Utah state park were charged Friday with criminal mischief.

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SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- One of the Boy Scout leaders involved in destroying a rock formation in a Utah state park had an uncle killed by a falling boulder in 1982, he says.

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TULSA, Okla., April 9 (UPI) -- Two suspects jailed in the deadly Tulsa, Okla., shooting spree that targeted black men confessed, police documents showed Monday.

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Illinois judge arrested, pepper-sprayed

VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 29 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge was on a leave of absence Tuesday after a traffic stop in which police said they arrested him for drunken driving and resisting an officer.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

The fortunes of Kentucky Derby hopefuls fluctuated like the stock market during the weekend, with Nobiz Like Shobiz's shares plummeting while Great Hunter's and

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

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David Hall

David Hall (January 4, 1752 – September 18, 1817) was an American lawyer and politician from Lewes, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and member of the Democratic-Republican Party, who served as Governor of Delaware.

Hall was born January 4, 1752 in Lewes, Delaware, son of David and Mary Kollock Hall. His grandfather was Nathaniel Hall, who known as "the Indian Fighter." He came to Delaware from Connecticut in 1700. His father, David Hall, Sr. was a well known farmer from around Lewes, who was a Justice of the Peace and a frequent member of the Colonial Assembly from 1753 until the American Revolution. In 1776, David Jr. married Catherine Tingley, daughter of Samuel Tingley, the Anglican Rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. They had six children: Elizabeth, Mary, Jane, Catherine, Lydia, and Martha. In time he built a home at 107 Kings Highway, across the road from the Zwaanandael Museum. They were members of the Lewes Presbyterian Church.

Hall studied law and was admitted to the Bar in New Castle, Delaware, in 1773. Already a member of the Sussex County militia under General Dagworthy, he joined the 1st Delaware Regiment at the beginning of the War of Independence and served as captain under Colonel John Haslet at the battles of Long Island and White Plains. Following Haslet's death at Princeton in January 1777, he became the leader of the regiment, and was promoted to colonel in April 1777. He led the regiment at the Battle of Brandywine and again at the Battle of Germantown where he was wounded on October 4, 1777. The following year he spent recovering, recruiting new soldiers in Wilmington and serving on Courts Martial. He returned to active service in June 1779 at the Middlebrook encampment, spent the inactive summer with the regiment, but returned home in October 1779, complaining of his wound and lack of provisioning. When the Delaware Regiment went to South Carolina in April 1780, Hall did not go. Responding to his continuing requests, the General Assembly authorized some payment, but it was never enough, and finally, in April 1782, Hall resigned his commission.

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