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Chowchilla kidnapper paroled after 40 years at CMC (Video)

Chowchilla kidnapper paroled after 40 years at CMC (Video)

Chowchilla kidnapper paroled? After nearly 40 years behind bars James Schoenfeld will soon be out of prison on parole. He’ 63-years-old. His older brother Richard was released three years ago. As the Chronicle reports, Schoenfeld, his brother, and a friend spent 18 months planning the crime; the trio hoped to get a $5 million ransom. The children and their bus ... Read More »

Faulty genes may lead to cerebral palsy, Canadian study suggests

Faulty genes may lead to cerebral palsy, Canadian study suggests

A new Canadian study has uncovered surprising evidence of possible genetic causes for cerebral palsy. “Our research suggests that there is a much stronger genetic component to cerebral palsy than previously suspected,” says the lead study author Dr. Maryam Oskoui, Paediatric neurologist at The Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the MUHC, co-director of the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry and an ... Read More »

Jericho The Lion : Officials say Cecil’s ‘brother’ killed by hunters, but researcher claims he’s ‘alive as far as I can tell’

Jericho The Lion : Officials say Cecil's 'brother' killed by hunters, but researcher claims he's 'alive as far as I can tell'

Officials – JERICHO the lion is alive and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday. ‘The lion known as Jericho is still alive and being monitored by Brent Stapelias of the Lion Research Project,’ Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said in a statement. Read More »

Lynn Anderson, US country singer, dies aged 67

Lynn Anderson, US country singer, dies aged 67

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” has died. She was 67. Born on Sept. 26, 1947, in Grand Forks, N.D., Lynn Anderson grew up in California in a musical family. Her parents, Casey and Liz Anderson, were songwriters; her mother wrote Merle Haggard‘s “(My ... Read More »