The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
By United Press International

Trial begins in Texas murder case

GALVESTON, Texas, April 22 (UPI) -- The capital murder trial of a man, accused of killing a bystander while attempting to shoot a witness in an unrelated trial, began Monday in Galveston, Texas.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.
By United Press International

$4M bail in courthouse shooting case

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 15 (UPI) -- A defendant in a sexual assault case who allegedly killed a woman at a Texas courthouse told his brother hours earlier his head was "messed up."

Family feud ends in courthouse shooting

BEAUMONT, Texas, March 14 (UPI) -- A Houston man accused of sexually assaulting a young relative opened fire during a trial recess in Beaumont, Texas, killing an elderly woman, police said.
Darryl Sutter takes over as LA Kings coach

Darryl Sutter takes over as LA Kings coach

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Kings Tuesday officially named Darryl Sutter their new coach.

NHL: Los Angeles 3, Toronto 2 (SO)

TORONTO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Dustin Brown scored in regulation and collected the only goal in a shootout Monday, boosting the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win over Toronto.

Reports: Darryl Sutter new Kings coach

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Darryl Sutter has agreed to become the new coach of the Los Angeles Kings, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.

NHL: Los Angeles 2, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Dustin Brown scored the tiebreaking goal 8:12 into the final period Thursday, lifting the Los Angeles Kings to a 2-1 win over Columbus.

NHL: Boston 3, Los Angeles 0

BOSTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Tuukka Rask earned his first shutout the season Tuesday and the Boston Bruins ruined John Stevens' debut as Kings coach with a 3-0 win over Los Angeles.

Kings fire Murray after slow start

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Kings have fired head Coach Terry Murray after a disappointing start to the season, General Manager Dean Lombardi said Monday.
Flyers fire Coach John Stevens

Flyers fire Coach John Stevens

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers fired Coach John Stevens Friday after six losses in the team's last seven games.
Flyers to give coach contract extension

Flyers to give coach contract extension

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Flyers Coach John Stevens has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the NHL team, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

Diana death said accident, U.S. bugged her

LONDON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A British inquiry into Princess Diana's death will conclude her death and that of Dodi Fayed was an accident, Britain's Independent newspaper reported Sunday.

MI5, MI6 agents queried in Diana's death

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- London police have questioned British secret service agents in an investigation into the August 1997 death of Princess Diana.
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John Stevens

John Arthur Stevens, Baron Stevens of Kirkwhelpington KStJ QPM DL FRSA (born 21 October 1942) was Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (head of the Metropolitan Police Service) from 2000 until 2005. From 1991 to 1996, he was Chief Constable of Northumbria Police before being appointed one of HM Inspectors of Constabulary in September 1996. He was then appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Met in 1998 until his promotion to Commissioner in 2000.

He is now International Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, alongside former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, Lord West, who is National Security Advisor.

Stevens was educated at St. Lawrence College, Ramsgate, the University of Leicester where he took an LL.B and the University of Southampton, where he did his MPhil. Before becoming Chief Constable of Northumbria, he served as Assistant Chief Constable of the Hampshire Constabulary (1986-88) and Deputy Chief Constable of the Cambridgeshire Constabulary (1988-91).

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