James Martin

Pope Francis chats with cardinals as he arrives at the Synod Hall for the Synod on the themes of family on Oct. 6, 2014 in Vatican City. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Vatican Document Signals Possible Shift In Attitude Toward Gays, Unmarried Couples

A two-week meeting of bishops on family issues arrived at its halfway point with a document summarizing the closed-door debate so far. No decisions were announced, but the tone of the report was one of almost-revolutionary acceptance, rather than condemnation.


Pope Benedict XVI (Photo credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign Feb. 28, Says He’s Too Infirm

The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals on Monday morning.


Laurie McKissick (L), Marleny Cruz (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Cold Case Connection? Police Probe If Same Suspect Killed Bronx & Yonkers Teens

Earlier in the he week, James Martin, 40, was charged in the 1998 killing of Marleny Cruz. Now Westchester authorities are probing whether there is a connection to Laurie McKissick, who was killed in 1999.


James Martin (credit: CBS 2)

Pennsylvania Convict Arrested In 1998 Cold Case Slaying Of Bronx Girl Arraigned

James Martin, 40, was extradited to New York on Wednesday from the Somerset Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania on murder and rape charges.


Handcuffs - File Photo

Pennsylvania Convict Arrested In 1998 Cold Case Slaying Of Bronx Girl

Police said 40-year-old James Martin was extradited to New York on Wednesday and arrested on charges of murder and rape.