Vatican Document Signals Possible Shift In Attitude Toward Gays, Unmarried CouplesA 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 To Resign Feb. 28, Says He's Too InfirmThe 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals on Monday morning.
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.
Pennsylvania Convict Arrested In 1998 Cold Case Slaying Of Bronx Girl ArraignedJames Martin, 40, was extradited to New York on Wednesday from the Somerset Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania on murder and rape charges.