Most of us go to the grocery store for...well...groceries. However, one man and his wife ended up leaving with some priceless cargo. Fritz and Josephine Rosales were on their way to the hospital to deliver the 5th edition to their family when they realized that they would fall short of their destination. Thinking fast, Fritz Rosales turned into a Sam's Club parking lot, dialed 911, and delivered the couples new baby boy himself. The couple said at first the newborn, named Alexander, wasn't breathing, but started crying shortly after.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie making headlines again....THIS TIME.. as a superhero group of New Jersey schoolchildren. The villain? A spider, that crawled on to a desk in the classroom that Christie and the children were in during a recent visit to an elementary school. After the children spotted the 8-legged monster, Christie sprang into action, delivering a swfit stroke of American justice, killing the spider instantly. Not everyone is breathing the same sigh of relief though...
WITH ALL BUT THE BASEBALL SEASON (WHICH ENDS TOMORROW) OVER ON THE LAKER CAMPUS---AWARDS FOR SPRING SPORTS ARE STARTING TO BE GIVEN AROUND THE SUNYAC. TODAY IN WOMENS LACROSSE---GOALTENDER NIKKI GRECKO RECIEVED SUNYAC FIRST TEAM HONORS. THE TEAM FINISHED THE SEASON WITH AN EIGHT AND EIGHT RECORD AND WENT 500 IN THE SUNYAC.
DELAWARE WILL NOW BECOME THE 11TH STATE TO ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES.
A DIVIDED STATE SENATE GAVE FINAL LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL YESTERDAY TO THE BILL AFTER ABOUT THREE HOURS OF DEBATE. THE BILL DOES NOT GIVE SAME-SEX COUPLES ANY MORE RIGHTS OR BENEFITS UNDER DELAWARE LAW THAN THEY CURRENTLY HAVE WITH CIVIL UNIONS.
THE BILL WILL BE SENT TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR JACK MARKELL, WHO HAS PROMISED TO SIGN IT.
Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the Colorado movie theater massacre last year say he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity. James Holmes currently faces more than 160 counts of murder and attempted murder. Attorneys for Holmes said in a court filing Tuesday they plan to formally ask for the change of plea at a May 13 hearing. Holmes' attorneys have said in court hearings and written in court documents that Holmes is mentally ill.
Turning to state news now, a prominent New York state senator pleaded not guilty Monday to embezzlement and other charges alleging he brazenly tried to sabotage a federal fraud investigation of his law practice. Federal officals have accused NYS Senator John Sampson of seeking inside information from an employee of the Brooklyn U.S. attorney's office.
THE ANNUAL TORCHLIGHT CEREMONY WILL BE HELD ON THE EVE OF THIS YEAR'S MAY COMMENCEMENT. ON FRIDAY MAY 17TH ALUMNI WILL CELEBRATE THE PASSING OF THE TORCH OF LEARNING FROM FACULTY AND STAFF TO THE NEWEST CLASS OF GRADUATES. FACULTY AND STAFF WILL LEAD STUDENTS AND ALUMNI REPRESENTING VARIOUS PAST CLASS YEARS IN A PROCESSION TO MARK THE SENIORS’ LAST NIGHT AS UNDERGRADUATES. THE CEREMONY WILL BE HELD IN THE NORTH LAWN OF THE CAMPUS CENTER AT 9PM.