Powell

In this photo provided by the Motown Museum, Smokey Robinson, right, speaks at an event honoring Maxine Powell, left, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the Motown Museum in Detroit. Powell directed the label's Artists Development Department, also known as "Motown's Finishing School." She guided many, including Robinson's Miracles, the Jackson Five and the Supremes. (AP Photo/Motown Museum, Andre Smith)

Powell, Motown Records’ chief of charm, dies at 98

DETROIT (AP) — Maxine Powell, who was responsible for developing the charm, grace and style of Motown Records’ artists during the Detroit label’s 1960s heyday, died Monday at age 98. Motown Historical Museum CEO Allen […]

10/14/2013

One of the twins born roadside in Utah. (AP Photo)

Twins born on side of interstate with trooper help

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lynette Hales was nearly 100 miles from Salt Lake City on a desolate stretch of highway — surrounded by nothing but barren salt flats — when her twin unborn babies […]

06/04/2013

'Onion Field' killer dies in California prison

(AP) – Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired the true crime book “The Onion Field,” has died in prison at age 79, authorities […]

08/13/2012

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