Milestones Apr. 15, 1996

CONVICTION OVERTURNED. CHARLES KEATING, 72; on swindling charges in the collapsed Lincoln Savings & Loan case; in Los Angeles. A federal judge threw out the results of Keating's state trial and excoriated Judge Lance Ito for giving flawed instructions to the jury. Keating remains in prison on federal charges.

CHARGED. DR. DANIEL CARLETON GAJDUSEK, 72, Nobelist for Medicine and National Institutes of Health researcher; with child abuse after a college student said he had been molested in his teens by Gajdusek; in Frederick, Maryland.

DIED. JOHN MCSHERRY, 51, baseball umpire; of a heart attack; in Cincinnati, Ohio. After 25 years of...

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