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Archive for January 2nd, 2014

  • Court grants law license to man in US illegally

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    File – In this Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Sergio Garcia speaks at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles news conference in Los Angeles. The California Supreme Court granted a law license on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, to Garcia, who is...

  • 2 newspapers call for clemency for Edward Snowden

    January 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS – FILE – A TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Sunday, June 23, 2013....

  • Confusion, relief mark start of new health reforms

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Dr. John Venetos poses for a photo between surgical procedures Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Chicago. With the full implementation of the nation’s new health law that took effect New Year’s Day, Venetos described the “tremendous uncertainty and...

  • Lother Mendenhall

    January 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Lother Mendenhall, 91, of Tatum, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Tatum, with Steve Lord and Johanna Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Tatum Cemetery. Arrangements are under...

  • Leonard Claude “Buster” Ferguson Jr.

    January 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Len was born on Aug. 20, 1958, to Leonard Claude Ferguson Sr. and May Belle Cole Ferguson in Stanford, Fla. He left this world on Dec. 30, 2013, to join his mom in Heaven. At a very young age, his parents learned their son had been born deaf, so growing up he...

  • Mary Helen Melendez

    January 2, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Mary Helen Melendez, 61, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 4,...

  • Library mural to get face lift in Grosse Pointe

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In Nov. 21, 2013 photo Toby Cewe, 27, of Royal Oak, right, and Justine Pick, 20, of Grosse Pointe work in front of the Herbert Matter “History of Writing” photomontage mural at the Grosse Pointe Public Library in Grosse Pointe, Mich. The mural...

  • 125th Rose Parade hosts its first same-sex wedding

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    China Airlines Ltd. float “Taiwan Dreams Rising ” moving along Orange Grove Boulevard during the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Standing atop a...

  • Juanita Moore, Oscar nominated actress, dead at 99

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This March 31, 1960 file photo shows Juanita Moore, a groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner’s black friend in the classic weeper “Imitation of Life.” Actor Kirk Kelleykahn, her grandson,...

  • Vegas officer retires after Guns N’ Roses inquiry

    January 2, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 7, 2012 file photo, Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba reacts to the crowd as he performs during their concert in Bangalore, India. A Las Vegas police captain who helped a rock star pull off an elaborate wedding proposal by...