(Newser) – The surviving sons of the famous American Indian athlete Jim Thorpe have long fought to get the remains of their father moved from Jim Thorpe, Pa., to tribal lands in Oklahoma, where he was born. Now they've won a crucial legal …
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The …
The remains of legendary athlete Jim Thorpe could be coming back to Oklahoma. On Friday, a federal judge ruled in favor of his two surviving sons' insistence that Thorpe's body should be returned to his native state. The attorney for Jim …
PARRYVILLE, Pa. — Investigators have identified the body of a man found in a creek in Carbon County. State police say the remains are those of Kareem Walker, 32, from Jim Thorpe. The body was discovered in Pohopoco Creek in …
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) -- The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe." The …
There are new developments in the effort to have the body of Oklahoma native son Jim Thorpe returned to our state. A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit filed by two of Jim Thorpes' sons and the Sac and Fox Nation to move forward. In …
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago because a federal appeals court threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. The famed …
Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Please enable Javascript to watch this video JIM THORPE---The body of Jim Thorpe has been entombed at a memorial park in Carbon County for more than 50 …
The Pennsylvania town where famed athlete Jim Thorpe was laid to rest six decades ago asked a federal appeals court Monday to throw out a ruling that could clear the way for his remains to be moved to American Indian land in …
But an appeals court in Philadelphia said in October that Thorpe's body should remain in Jim Thorpe, determining that U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo misapplied the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The law requires …