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  • Two Years Later, Hole-In-One Contest Winner Still Waiting for Money

    Two Years Later, Hole-In-One Contest Winner Still Waiting for Money

    (HELENA, Mont) — Troy Peissig remembers the “second of disbelief” when he realized he had won $18,000 at a charity hole-in-one event. Two years later, the Montana man said he is in disbelief for another reason — he hasn’t been paid. “We’ve been through two years of headaches trying to deal with a company that hasn’t called us back and when they did call us they weren’t nice people. You could tell something was going on,” Peissig, 30, a former golf teacher, told ABC News. State authorities took the unusual step last week of issuing a warrant for Kevin Kolenda, […]

  • Taylor Swift Is the Top Country Artist on Forbes Most Powerful List

    Taylor Swift Is the Top Country Artist on Forbes Most Powerful List

    You can think of Taylor Swift as the country music J-Lo. While Jennifer Lopez sits at number one on Forbes’ list of The Worlds’ Most Powerful Celebrities, Taylor is the highest-ranking country artist on the list, at number 11. The financial site credits Taylor’s lucrative deal with CoverGirl, as well as more than 65 tour dates that raked in more than $1 million a night, as some of the reasons for her ranking. It’s interesting to note that Taylor did out-earn J-Lo, raking in $57 million so far this year, compared to the American Idol host’s $52 million.  However, Lopez […]

  • Steven Powell Found Guilty of Voyeurism Charges

    Steven Powell Found Guilty of Voyeurism Charges

    (TACOMA, Wash.) — Steven Powell, the father-in-law of missing woman Susan Powell, was found guilty of voyeurism in a Washington court Wednesday for taking inappropriate images of neighborhood girls using the bathroom and showering. The Pierce County, Wash., jury found Powell guilty of all 14 counts of voyeurism after only six and a half hours of deliberations. He could be sentenced to nearly five years on each of the 14 counts. If he got the maximum, he could go to prison for 70 years. Prosecutors said they will seek an “exceptional” sentence for Powell. Powell, 67, was arrested in November […]

  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, Dead

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, Dead

    (NEW YORK) — Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s estranged wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, is dead, sources told ABC News. The couple was married for 16 years before Kennedy Jr. filed for divorce in 2010. Mary Kennedy, 52, was Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s second wife and the couple has four children together. Kennedy Jr. is the son of former Sen. Robert Kennedy and the nephew of President John F. Kennedy. Bedford, N.Y., police announced an “unattended death,” but did not release the identity of the person who died, saying it still had to notify family members. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Police On Alert After Man Points Gun at Children Boarding School Bus

    Police On Alert After Man Points Gun at Children Boarding School Bus

    (ATLANTA) — Roughly 150 police officers in an Atlanta suburb are on full alert after witnesses say they saw a man pointing a rifle at school children boarding buses on Monday. Clayton County School spokesman David Waller says the incident occurred around 7 a.m. when two neighbors saw a man lying on the ground next to a bus stop, wearing a ski mask and holding a rifle. “The suspect raised the rifle to his shoulder as if he were preparing to shoot, and one of the men yelled out at him,” Waller said. “While one man yelled and called police, […]

  • Controversial Teacher and Student Appear in Court Together

    Controversial Teacher and Student Appear in Court Together

    (MODESTO, Calif.) — The California high school teacher and student who left their families to date one another have appeared side-by-side in court for a hearing on sex abuse charges filed against the teacher. James Hooker, 41, and his girlfriend Jordan Powers, 18, were photographed holding hands as they entered and left the Modesto, Calif., courtroom Tuesday where a hearing was held for Hooker on charges that he sexually assaulted another student 14 years ago. The couple had reportedly separated after Hooker was arrested April 6 after police discovered he had an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student in […]

  • Pennsylvania Couple Tired of Cars Crashing Into Home

    Pennsylvania Couple Tired of Cars Crashing Into Home

    (EASTON, Pa.) — A Pennsylvania couple has found themselves in an all-too-familiar situation this week when a car crashed into their home for the fourth time, the third time in the past six months. Sonya and Wade Schenewolf, of Easton, Pa., were getting ready for their day on Tuesday morning when they heard a loud booming sound from outside. Unfortunately, they knew what it was before going outside. A car had hit their house, again — the third time that’s happened in just the last six months. “My house got hit in December, my house got hit in March and […]