SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Frankie Sanchez Sr. served his country as a member of the Army for nearly 23 years. His son, Frankie Sanchez Jr., followed in his footsteps and joined the Air Force. Last week Sanchez Jr. graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas and was joined by his parents. In a moment that Sanchez's wife Christy says she will never forget, Sanchez Sr. stood out his chair and walked over to his son to officially tap him out.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico has denied a claim by Lt. Gov. John Sanchez that it bought or sold fetal tissue. The school's Health Sciences Center issued the statement Sunday, a day after Sanchez posted the allegations on Facebook. In the posting, Sanchez said a congressional investigation determined that the center allegedly harvests and infant body parts through its relationship with Southwestern Women's Options Clinic. KOB-TV reported that center officials said any fetal tissue was obtained from women who agreed to donate for research. The center also said it had followed all federal laws involving fetal tissue research.
Anibal Sanchez delivers a pitch at Dodger Stadium Saturday night. Atlanta Braves pitcher Anibal Sanchez's Los Angeles hotel room was burglarized Saturday night while he was on the mound against the Dodgers, TMZ reported Sunday. The website, citing law enforcement sources, reported that more than $100,000 in jewelry was taken from Sanchez's suite near downtown Los Angeles, including four watches. Investigators told TMZ there doesn't appear to have been forced entry to the room. Sanchez allowed two runs on three hits and struck out five batters in 5 1/3 innings as the Braves defeated the Dodgers, 5-3, improving his record to 2-0 on the season.
Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez conceded the U.S. Senate race Wednesday morning to Kamala Harris, congratulating the state attorney general for the win and pledging her support. Sanchez made the announcement in press release, one night after declining to concede even after the Associated Press declared Harris the winner. "Today, I called Ms. Kamala Harris to congratulate her on her win to the U.S. Senate," Sanchez said in the statement. "As she prepares to head to Washington to represent the people of California, I offer my support." According to preliminary election results, Harris won the Senate race in a landslide -- beating Sanchez by 25 percentage points and winning 56 of California's 58 counties, including Sanchez's home county of Orange.
Alexis Sanchez has been left out of Arsenal's squad for the Premier League match against Bournemouth on Sunday, amid interest in the forward from Manchester City and Manchester United. The Chile international's contract at Arsenal expires at the end of the season, and manager Arsene Wenger has accepted Sanchez could leave in January. Sanchez was only a substitute for Arsenal in its League Cup semifinal match against Chelsea on Wednesday. He has been at Arsenal since 2014.