- The Washington Times - Monday, February 11, 2002

Remains of officers found at Trade Center
NEW YORK The remains of five Port Authority police officers, including a chief and the agency's only female commander, were recovered at the World Trade Center site, a spokesman said yesterday.
Chief James Romito, Capt. Kathy Mazza, Lt. Robert Cirri and Officers James Parham and Stephen Huczko were among the 37 Port Authority police officers killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks.
The bodies were discovered together Saturday at the base of 1 World Trade Center, said Port Authority spokesman Greg Trevor.
All five had rushed from the Port Authority police headquarters and training academy in Jersey City, N.J., to help in the evacuation of the Trade Center, he said.

Woman dies, 7 ill at convention
CHERRY HILL, N.J. A woman died yesterday and seven others were hospitalized after falling ill during a mortgage company's convention at a hotel outside Philadelphia.
The 45-year-old woman who died, Joanne Hemstreet, of Kingston, Mass., showed signs of bacterial pneumonia and a rash associated with the types of bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis, said Dr. David Condoluci, chief of infectious diseases at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-Cherry Hill.
Seven convention-goers were admitted to Kennedy Memorial Hospitals for treatment and observation, but none was critically ill, Dr. Condoluci said.

P&G; invests in patch to restore libido
MASON, Ohio Procter & Gamble Co. is developing a testosterone patch that it says could restore the sex drives in post-menopausal women.
The Cincinnati company will invest several hundred million dollars developing the patch, called Intrinsa, but it won't be available for several years.
Nearly transparent and the size of an egg, the patch is worn just below the navel and changed about twice weekly.
Large-scale testing of the patch in volunteers starts this month.

Judge rejects deal in llama-beating case
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Five years in prison, followed by five years of probation: That's what prosecutors and a defense attorney agreed should be the punishment for Robert B. Pettyjohn II, a 19-year-old accused of mutilating a goat and beating two pet llamas with a golf club.
Nonetheless, a judge rejected the deal as too lenient, the St. Petersburg Times reports. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Nelly Khouzam said Friday she wanted more prison time and more probation for Pettyjohn, noting his juvenile record that included battery on a law enforcement officer and the "violent and cruel nature of several of the charges."

Fugitive stockbroker surrenders to FBI
CLEVELAND A fugitive Lehman Brothers stockbroker who went missing with as much as $300 million in investors' funds has surrendered to the FBI after a month in hiding, an FBI spokeswoman said yesterday.
Frank Gruttadauria, 44, turned himself in late Saturday and was jailed in Euclid, Ohio, to await a preliminary hearing in U.S. District Court today, the agency said.
A manager of Lehman's Cleveland office since October 2000, he admitted in a letter to the FBI last month that he had bilked investors out of a sum estimated at $300 million over the past 15 years.
The stockbroker told the FBI he was able to conceal the fraud from his superiors by shifting money from one account to another, systematically looting each account.

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