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Calif. sheriff asks for FBI help

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 9 (UPI) -- The acting sheriff in Orange County, Calif., said he has asked for FBI intervention after the suspension of five employees over the beating death of an inmate.

Mall robber killed in shootout

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- Sheriff's deputies in Mission Viejo, Calif., shot and killed a man at a shopping mall after he allegedly robbed a jewelry store Sunday afternoon.

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Journalist/author George Crile III dead

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Longtime CBS "60 Minutes" and "60 Minutes II" producer and best-selling author George Crile III has died at his New York home at age 61.

FBI seeks pro-Israel reporters' names

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- The FBI wants to know the identities of pro-Israel reporters who once worked for late Washington journalist Jack Anderson, a report said Tuesday.

FBI wants access to dead reporter's files

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The family of the late Washington journalist Jack Anderson is fighting the FBI's bid to search 188 boxes of his notes for classified documents.

Columnist Jack Anderson dead at 83

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist Jack Anderson died Saturday at his home in Bethesda, Md., at age 83.

FBI file shows Thurmond cleared in probe

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A confidential FBI file shows late Sen. Strom Thurmond was investigated at his own request for bribery and completely cleared.

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Jackson Northman Anderson (October 19, 1922 – December 17, 2005) was an American newspaper columnist and is considered one of the fathers of modern investigative journalism. Anderson won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his investigation on secret American policy decision-making between the United States and Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

Jack Anderson was a key and often controversial figure in reporting on J. Edgar Hoover's apparent ties to the Mafia, Watergate, the John F. Kennedy assassination, the search for fugitive ex-Nazi officials in South America and the Savings and Loan scandal. He discovered a CIA plot to assassinate Fidel Castro, and has also been credited for breaking the Iran-Contra affair, though he has said the scoop was "spiked" because he had become too close to President Ronald Reagan. Anderson was a crusader against corruption.

Anderson was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1986. In July 2004, at the age of 81, Anderson retired from his syndicated column, "Washington Merry-Go-Round." He died of complications from Parkinson's disease, survived by his wife, Olivia, and nine children.

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