AÂ Roman Catholic priest with a worldwide television ministry based in San Bernardino has admitted having an affair with his second cousin who is the superintendent of a central California school district. Father Mike Manning, who founded the Wordnet ministry, made the admission to the San Bernardino Sun which had obtained correspondence between Manning and Monterey County Superintendent Nancy Kotowski. Father Manning says he has confessed his sin and the relationship ended two years ago.
A serial killer who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a ten year old Anthony Martinez of Beaumont in 1997 has been sentenced to two life sentences without parole. Joseph Edward Duncan is already facing the death penalty for the murder of four family members in Idaho.
A possible federal government shut down is looming as budget talks among top congressional leaders sputter. A short-term spending agreement runs out Friday.
Doctors say the Giants fan severely beaten outside Dodgers Stadium on opening day is showing signs of possible “brain damage and dysfunction.” A $100,000 dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the two suspects.
Dish Network has bought the financially troubled Blockbuster Video for 228 million dollars.
Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is hospitalized in the UK. According to the BBC, Gibb was rushed by ambulance to a hospital Sunday morning for stomach pains.
TV Guide is reporting that Meredith Viera will leave the Today show later this year when her contract expires. The reports says she is weary of the early morning hours and concerned about her husbands health who has multiple sclerosis.
Texas A&M is celebrating its first national championship in women’s basketball after beating Notre Dame last night 76-70.
It looks as if Wendy Williams can get back to her “day job.” The TV host was the second celebrity ousted from “Dancing With The Stars” last night.