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New Immigrant Detention Facility Set To Open On Site Of Former Tent-City Prison

It looks to be a done deal. Almost 3-and-a-half years after an inmate riot forced the shutdown of the tent-city immigrant prison near Raymondville, the for-profit prison company that operated that facility has signed a contract to open a new detention center on the same site. Management and Training Corporation and the Immigration and Customs […]


Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Sailor Off Chicago

(AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor Saturday evening on Lake Michigan, some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. The sailor was identified as Jon Santarelli, 53, of Chicago. He fell off Imedi, a Transpac 52. […]


Revelations Of US Cardinal Sex Abuse Force Pope’s Hand

(AP) – Revelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians have raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it. If the accusations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick bear out – including a new case reported Friday involving […]