Topic - Robert Johnson

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • In May 20, 2014 photo, eight-year-old Divya Dahal, center front, takes a break with other school children while walking home from school with a group of kids escorted by Allyson Trenteseaux, a Walking School Bus program manager, top, in Providence, R.I. Program is seen as a way to get kids active, fight childhood obesity and improve absenteeism, which can be higher among students who live too close to school to qualify for a bus ride. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Kids, parents are embracing the walking school bus

    As a group of children walked home together from school in Providence, they held hands and played the "I Spy" guessing game. When they reached a busy intersection, an adult accompanying them prodded, "What's the rule?"

  • SC prison guard shooting suspect to plead guilty

    An Orangeburg man charged with conspiring to kill a prison guard in a hit orchestrated by an inmate on an illegal cellphone has signed a plea agreement, according to court papers.

  • 1 arrested in connection with 1 Portland fire

    A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with one of a series of fires set in Portland over the weekend.

  • Man with brain injury fights to keep benefit

    Robert Johnson survived a brain injury. He relearned how to talk. He suffered through emotional outbursts over which he had no control, sometimes crawling onto his mother's lap for comfort.

  • Oregon's Dakotah Keys competes in the pole vault portion of the decathlon during the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, Sat, Mar 15, 2014, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Thomas Boyd)

    Oregon sweeps NCAA Indoor titles

    Phyllis Francis had two record-setting runs and Edward Cheserek swept the distance races to help Oregon win the team titles Saturday night in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.

  • Search called off for missing man in western SD

    Authorities have called off the search for a missing Spearfish man.

  • Richwood mayor defends police chief hiring

    Richwood Mayor Robert Johnson is defending the hiring of a police chief amid questions about the officer's qualifications.

  • Bluesman's son wins custody of photos, profits

    The son of legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson can keep profits from the only two known photographs of his father, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

  • Plea in works for defendant in SC prison guard hit

    A plea agreement is in the works for an Orangeburg man accused of conspiring to kill a South Carolina prison guard in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone, attorneys said Wednesday.

  • WILLIAMS: Fostering black entrepreneurship

    If you do a search on the Internet for the wealthiest black businessmen, the results may (or may not) come as a surprise to you. The list is dominated by athletes and entertainment figures; in fact, only two of the names that consistently come up are what you would consider traditional businessmen Robert Johnson (worth $550 million) and R. Donahue Peebles ($350 million).

  • Pa. merchant finds rare Robert Johnson record

    A record store owner has found what he calls "the holy grail of 78s" in a box of old albums he picked up for $50.

  • 1978 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith bought sight unseen

    Film producer Robert Johnson fondly describes his first car, a 1948 Plymouth, as 'pretty used.' Nevertheless, at the student stage of his life, he was happy to have any car.

  • Blues legend Johnson could get highway honor

    The Mississippi House has voted to name part of Interstate 55 for blues great Robert Johnson, whose most famous song is about a crossroads.

  • Bluesman David 'Honey Boy' Edwards dead at 96

    Grammy-winning Blues musician David "Honey Boy" Edwards, believed to be the oldest surviving Delta bluesman and whose roots stretched back to blues legend Robert Johnson, died early Monday in his Chicago home, his manager said. He was 96.

  • Bluesman David 'Honey Boy' Edwards dead at 96

    Grammy-winning Blues musician David "Honey Boy" Edwards, believed to be the oldest surviving Delta bluesman and whose roots stretched back to blues legend Robert Johnson, died early Monday in his Chicago home, his manager said. He was 96.

More Stories →

Quotations
Happening Now