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  • Feds: Temple Shooter Committed Suicide With Head Shot

    Feds: Temple Shooter Committed Suicide With Head Shot

    (OAK CREEK, Wis.) — The FBI revealed today that Wade Michael Page, the Army veteran and white supremacist who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Sunday, appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after being shot in the stomach by a police officer who responded to the scene. Teresa Carlson, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Milwaukee office, said at a press conference that the officer had “neutralized the threat” by shooting Page. “I have seen the video and it is an amazing shot,” said Carlson, “and thank […]

  • Shannon Eastin to Become First Female NFL Referee

    Shannon Eastin to Become First Female NFL Referee

    (NEW YORK) — Shannon Eastin is making history this week as the first woman to referee a National Football League game and she acknowledges that she is a bit of a pioneer. “I would say probably most of the way, to some degree, yes. Even in my previous experience in judo, I did a lot of things that were first there,” Eastin said in a news conference Tuesday. Eastin, 42, will serve as the line judge in Thursday’s pre-season game between the San Diego Chargers and the Green Bay Packers. “I’m excited. Every step is hope that I can continue […]

  • Confirmed: Randy Travis Arrested for DUI, Felony Threats

    Confirmed: Randy Travis Arrested for DUI, Felony Threats

    For the second time this year, Randy Travis has been arrested for DUI.  Sgt. Ricky Wheeler of the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office in Sherman, Texas confirms to ABC News Radio that state troopers responded to a call at 11:18 p.m. Tuesday night reporting a man lying on the road outside of the town of Tioga.  They discovered Travis at the scene with a “strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and several signs of intoxication” and arrested him for DUI.  On the way to the station, Travis allegedly threatened to shoot and kill the troopers, which resulted in […]

  • Chris Young to Take Over CMT on "VJ for a Day" Special Premiering August 15

    Chris Young to Take Over CMT on "VJ for a Day" Special Premiering August 15

    Chris Young is choosing all of the videos on CMT in an upcoming VJ for a Day special. The one-hour program will feature Chris’ favorite videos from his friends and tour mates. Chris’ VJ for a Day  special premieres Wednesday, August 15 at 10 a.m. ET. Fans can also sign up for CMT’s Chris Young Neon sweepstakes in conjunction with his latest hit “Neon.” The grand prize is a custom neon sign and a video chat with Chris himself. Go to CMT.com for further details. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Randy Travis Reportedly Arrested for DUI

    Randy Travis Reportedly Arrested for DUI

    For the second time this year, Randy Travis reportedly has been arrested for DUI. TMZ.com is reporting Travis was arrested minutes before midnight Tuesday at an unspecified Texas location after he crashed his car.  In addition to DUI, the singer is said to have been booked on a charge of “retaliation and obstruction.” Travis, 53, was arrested early last February in Sanger, Texas after a police officer discovered him drunk in his car with an open bottle of wine.  He later blamed the incident on too much post-Super Bowl celebration. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Parking limits will remain in downtown Sanford

    SANFORD–The downtown parking limit will remain at two hours, but the cost of a first time parking ticket will be lowered from $25 to $5.  The Sanford City Council rejected a resolution from DSI to expand parking time lengths in downtown Sanford to three hours except for the 100 block of South Steele Street. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Rain cancelled or postpone some events but National Night Out went on as usual

    SANFORD–The wet weather did not stop some neighborhood night out events while some cancelled or postpone events for a later date.  Emergency vehicles, music, games and food appeared to be the fare for the evening.  A total of 44 events were scheduled throughout the city and county.  Many were rescheduled for next Tuesday.  Night Out activities in several neighboring counties were also cancelled or postponed. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.