Today in History for June 2: Timothy McVeigh 'guilty' in Oklahoma City bombing

YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for June 2: 1997: A federal jury finds Timothy McVeigh guilty in the Oklahoma City bombing resulting in 168 deaths. He's executred four years later; 1953: Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; 1979: Pope John Paul II visits his native Poland; 1941: Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies of the dreaded disease that bears hids name at age 37. 

-- Henry Frederick, Headlinme Surfer, Daytona, Sanford, Orlando, FL

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.