Rape conviction overturned after man spends decades in prison

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The conviction of a Chicago man who says he was beaten into a rape confession was overturned Tuesday by a Cook County, Ill., judge.

COL FB: Baylor 70, Louisiana-Monroe 7

WACO, Texas, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Bryce Petty passed for four touchdowns and ran for another Saturday in 19th-ranked Baylor's 70-7 non-conference shellacking of Louisiana-Monroe.

COL FB: Baylor 66, Texas Tech 42

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Nick Florence replaced an injured Robert Griffin III and threw two long touchdown passes Saturday, helping 20th-ranked Baylor polish off Texas Tech 66-42.

Pilot cancels flight after attendant fight

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Passengers on a Pinnacle Airlines flight from Rochester, N.Y., to Atlanta said the plane was grounded due to a fight between flight attendants.

Former city employee wins $2 million suit

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The city of Franklin, Tenn., must pay $2 million to a former employee after firing him for having pornography on a city computer, his attorney said.

Democrats break with unions on teacher pay

DENVER, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. education reformers say the new Democratic Party platform indicates a split has occurred between the party and the teachers unions.

USC to honor Ella Fitzgerald

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- The University of Southern California is getting ready to celebrate the music of the late jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald.

NEA spends millions opposing NCLB

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Washington think tank Education Sector has accused the National Education Association of spending millions in a campaign opposing No Child Left Behind.

Jazz bassist Keter Betts dead at 77

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jazz bassist Keter Betts, who helped introduce the bossa nova to the United States, has died, it was reported Monday. He was 77.

Society of Singers to honor Elton John

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 26 (UPI) -- The Society of Singers will present its 14th Annual Ella Award to pop icon Elton John, the Beverly Hills-based organization announced Tuesday.

Robert Johnson music fest set

GREENWOOD, Miss., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Robert Johnson's family has organized a U.S. event in honor of the legendary musician with Honeyboy Edwards, who played with the late bluesman, as headliner.

Aerosmith blues album due out this month

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- Veteran U.S. rock band Aerosmith will release a 12-track blues album called "Honkin' on Bobo" on March 30, Billboard.com reported Monday.

Two Houston cops write hot screenplay

HOUSTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Houston police department is short two officers this week as the pair head west to pitch a screenplay that placed third in a Hollywood competition.

For blues fans, a lot to smile about

The members of Congress who proclaimed 2003 "The Year of the Blues" probably didn't know what they were actually honoring. But the extraordinary outpouring of n
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll

Delmark Records, one of the most important companies in blues and jazz history, celebrates its 50th anniversary in this year.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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Joe Williams
ATL95123004-30DEC95-ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Georgia quarterback Hines Ward (L) is sacked by Virginia Cavaliers' Joe Williams (23) during the second quarter of the Peachbowl December 30 in Atlanta. UPI jm/Jim Middleton

Joseph Alford Williams (born March 3, 1896) was an American football full back. He played three seasons for the Canton Bulldogs and New York Giants.

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