Woman Convicted After Parrot Witnesses Murder

A jury has convicted a western Michigan woman of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot. Glenna Duram suffered a head wound in what prosecutors said was a suicide attempt, but survived.

Helping Refugees Heal Through Dance

It’s safe to say that Lydia Mathis is spending her summer vacation unlike any of her college classmates. This summer, the Belhaven University student is teaching dance to children as a volunteer at the Khanke Refugee Camp in Dohuk, Iraq.