A 62-year-old Illinois man is well on his way to running the equivalent of 420 marathons. And he hopes to do it over the next year and a half. But he's doing it at a great disadvantage -- all for his granddaughter, who desperately needs help. Bill Hudson has his story.
Brian Compton called an acquantence early Sunday morning to ask for a ride from Eugene to his Springfield home, police said.
When the pair reached the residence, Compton allegedly assaulted and threatened the driver for his treatment of a mutual friend, police said.
The situation quickly escalated, police said.
"The threats then turned and the assault turned to something worse where he threatened to kill him if he didn't give him his car," Sgt. Rich Charboneau of Springfield Police said. "The victim's title to the car was at his business in Eugene."
The College of Pharmacy and Health Centers have teamed up to operate the full-service pharmacy, which will be available only to Health Centers clients and will be operated by College of Pharmacy faculty, staff and students.