Milestones: Aug. 19, 1985

CAPTURED. Bernard C. Welch Jr., 45, convicted master burglar and murderer sentenced to 143 years to life after the 1980 killing of Washington Cardiologist Michael Halberstam; by police in Greensburg, Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh, who followed up a routine parking violation and ended a manhunt that began May 14, when Welch and a fellow inmate escaped from a Chicago jail while he was supposedly helping federal agents prevent a breakout planned by others. Found in a stolen car and in an apartment occupied by Welch were seven pistols, seven rifles and $500,000 worth of antiques, indicating that Welch had reverted...

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