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 fight over Jim Thorpe's body is sufficiently goofy that I decided to resurrect a 2009 column I wrote the last time he was in the news. The latest development, in case you didn't see it, is that a federal judge says Carbon County's Jim
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 …
"It's good to see it finally come to an end, I hope," said James McLean of Jim Thorpe. Thorpe's remains have been in the borough for more than 60 years. His body is there because of an agreement between Thorpe's third wife and the old …
On Friday, his two surviving sons won a ruling that will likely result in his body being moved from Pennsylvania to Oklahoma. Thorpe is currently buried in the town that took his name: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. That was the wish of …
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 …
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 …
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." …
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 …