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Parole Hearing Set For Tejano Star Joe Lopez

Two months ahead of his first parole hearing, family members and fans of Brownsville Tejano star Joe Lopez are rallying for his release from prison. A group of Lopez supporters demonstrated outside the Cameron County courthouse Thursday morning, claiming he was a victim of prosecutorial misconduct. Lopez was convicted of child sexual assault and indecency […]


9 injured After Balloons Cause Orlando Mall Shooting Scare

(AP) – Orlando may still be jittery two months after the nightclub mass shooting. The sound of popping balloons at an Orlando mall sent panicked shoppers running. Nine people were injured. Orange County sheriff’s officials say there was no gunman at the Florida Mall, and the loud sounds were from six large balloons popped as […]


American University In Kabul Starts Repair Work After Attack

(AP) – After a deadly attack this week, the American University of Afghanistan says it has started repair work at its sprawling campus on the edge of Kabul. A statement posted today on its website says the campus is closed and all work “temporarily suspended” but that security is being put in place so the […]