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Saturday, Dec 9, 2017

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

Ex-Priest Gets Life in Prison for 1960 Parishioner Slaying

A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Texas Prosecutors Seek 57-Year Sentence for Former Priest

Texas Prosecutors Seek 57-Year Sentence for Former Priest

Prosecutors asked a jury Friday to send a former priest convicted of murder to prison for 57 years, reflecting how long he has walked free since he killed a 25-year-old beauty queen who went to him for...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

Ex-Priest Convicted of 1960 Texas Teacher Murder

A former priest has been found guilty of murder in the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served.

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Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

Texas Woman Has Surprise Birth at Chick-fil-A

A woman unexpectedly delivered her baby at Chick-fil-A. Her baby was granted free Chick-fil-A for life and future employment, according to KSAT 12 News.
Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman. Police say a woman reported her car stolen after Kelton Griffin went to her house to take her on a date.
News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

News Crew Meets Friendliest Cow

After video of an attention-craving cow named Oliver went viral, a news crew went to meet him to see if he really was the friendliest cow in North Carolina and he did not disappoint.
2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

This cute Twitter video that has gone viral shows a little 2-year-old playing catch with a neighbor's dog over their fence. The dog and child play together every time they're both outside at the same time.
Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

Florida Dog Saves Owner Suffering From Diabetes

This dog - Buddy, from Florida - stayed by his owner's side when he collapsed due to his diabetes. When Buddy realized his owner, Josh, wasn't getting up, he broke through a screendoor to get help from...
Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach.
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