Milestones Jan. 28, 2002

INDICTED. RICHARD REID, 28, who packed explosives in his shoes in an apparent attempt to blow up an American Airlines flight; on nine counts, including attempted murder and the use of a weapon of mass destruction; in Boston. Reid, who is accused of receiving training from Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist network, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

CONVICTED. JOHN GEOGHAN, 66, defrocked priest; of indecent assault and battery for fondling a 10-year-old boy at a swimming pool in 1991; in Cambridge, Mass. Geoghan plans to appeal but still faces 84 civil lawsuits over the sexual abuse of children.


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