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  • Pope gives new bishop to Catholics in Fresno diocese

    12/01/2011 2:15:57 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies
    cna ^ | December 1, 2011 | Marianne Medlin
    Bishop Armando X. Ochoa Fresno, Calif., Dec 1, 2011 / 01:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Armando X. Ochoa of El Paso, Texas was named today as the new bishop of Fresno, Calif. by Pope Benedict XVI.“I am humbled and deeply honored that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, would offer me this new challenge at my age,” said Bishop Ochoa, who will fill a position left vacant by the death of Bishop John Steinbock in December 2010. Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the Vatican's recently appointed representative to the U.S., made the announcement in Washington D.C. on Dec. 1.Bishop Ochoa...
  • Harrington, Ochoa and Haas named 2008's top players by Golf Writers [Golf Ping]

    12/17/2008 6:09:33 AM PST · by Zuben Elgenubi · 25 replies · 460+ views ^ | December 17, 2008 | staff writers
    Harrington, Ochoa and Haas named 2008's top players by Golf Writers - HOUSTON -- Padraig Harrington, Lorena Ochoa and Jay Haas have been named 2008 Players of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America. All three players will be honored at the GWAA's Annual Awards Dinner April 8, 2009 in Augusta, Ga. This is Harrington's first GWAA Player of the Year award and ends a streak of three in row for Tiger Woods. Woods, who has been sidelined since undergoing knee surgery following his U.S. Open win in June, had won the Player of the Year award...
  • Ochoa's conviction leaves Democratic Party without a candidate[South Texas]

    07/08/2008 10:15:48 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 9 replies · 141+ views
    The Brownsville Herald ^ | July 7, 2008 | Laura B. Martinez
    For the first time in recent years Cameron County's Democratic Party may not have a candidate on the ballot for a constable's race in the November general election. Precinct 1 Constable Saul P. Ochoa was to represent the party in the election, but after pleading guilty last month to a charge of distributing marijuana, it knocks him out of the race. The Democratic Party has until Aug. 26 to nominate another candidate in his place. However, with Ochoa's sentencing on the drug charge not scheduled until Sept. 22, this leaves the party without a candidate in this election. "I don't...
  • Ex-Colombian druglord found guilty of conspiracy

    05/29/2003 8:37:45 AM PDT · by cgk · 3 replies · 249+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 5-29-03 | Jay Weaver/AP
    Ex-Colombian druglord found guilty of conspiracy By JAY WEAVER A jury convicted legendary drug cartel boss Fabio Ochoa Wednesday afternoon of running a 30-ton-a-month cocaine smuggling network during the late 1990s.Clad in a blue blazer blazer, Ochoa dropped to his knees and made the sign of the cross after the jury convicted him. Ochoa, who once ran the Medellin cartel, remained on bended knee while his lawyer Roy Black polled jurors.The conviction is a major score for federal prosecutors because Ochoa is one of the most prominent smugglers to face trial in this country since the U.S. and Colombia...
  • Brother: Drugs to blame in shooting - suspect in murdering 5 in family was doing crack cocaine

    08/07/2002 3:36:48 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 19 replies · 696+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 7, 2002 | By ROBERT THARP / The Dallas Morning News
    Brother: Drugs to blame in shooting Relative says man accused of killing family was addicted to crack 08/07/2002 By ROBERT THARP / The Dallas Morning News Abel Ochoa went to church Sunday and spent the afternoon with his family. Then he smoked crack cocaine in the back yard of his home before a shooting spree that left his wife, two daughters and two in-laws dead, Mr. Ochoa's brother said Tuesday. Gabriel Ochoa said his brother had long battled an addiction to crack and had tried to kick the habit "but just couldn't." By phone from the Lew Sterrett Justice...