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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 […]


2 Nuns Found Slain In Mississippi Home; Motive Unclear

(AP) — Two nuns who were killed in Mississippi yesterday week were, by all accounts, some of the most friendly, helpful people in town, cooking and caring for anyone in their poor community — making their slayings all the more puzzling.  Their car was found abandoned a mile away from their home, and there were […]


UN Calls For Protection For People Being Evacuated From Damascus Suburb

(AP) — The United Nations is calling for the protection of people being evacuated from a suburb of Damascus and says their departure must be voluntary.  A statement issued on Friday by office of the U.N. special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says the U.N. was not consulted or involved in the negotiation of […]