Missouri-Based Convoy Of Hope Helping Wildfire Victims

Springfield, MO  (KTRS)  Convoy Of Hope is reaching out to help the victims of the California wildfires. The Springfield, Missouri-based International humanitarian relief organization, is sending food, water, and personal hygiene items to Santa Rosa, California. “This initial load will be delivered to one of our church partners in the area,” says Stacy Lamb, U.S. response…

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges In Missing Chinese Scholar Case

URBANA, ILL (AP) A 28-year-old man accused in the abduction of a University of Illinois scholar from China has pleaded not guilty to a new, more serious charge of kidnapping resulting in death. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports Yingying Zhang’s mother, Lifeng Ye, began weeping when the suspect entered the federal courtroom Wednesday in Urbana. She had…