Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies at 85

Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. She was aged 85. Caballe died early on Saturday at Hospital San Pau in Barcelona, hospital spokesman Abraham del Moral said. Caballe’s family requested the cause of death not be… Read More Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies at 85

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke found guilty of murder in 2014 shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald

White Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday for the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald, touching off celebratory street demonstrations in a case that had laid bare tensions between the black community and police. Van Dyke was also convicted of 16 counts of aggravated battery, one… Read More Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke found guilty of murder in 2014 shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald