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  • Calif. Teen Accused of Stealing Lamborghini Target of Juvenile Hall Break-In

    Calif. Teen Accused of Stealing Lamborghini Target of Juvenile Hall Break-In

    (SAN FRANCISCO) — Authorities believe a break-in attempt at a California detention center Friday was an attempt to free an 18-year-old who was being held on numerous charges. Authorities believe suspects were trying to break Max Wade out of the Marin County Juvenile Hall. He is being held for an attempted murder charge, stealing Food Network chef Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini and a variety of other charges. Wade turned 18 Friday and was scheduled to be sent to the Marin County Jail Friday. Staff for the juvenile hall heard thumping outside the facility around 4:35 a.m. Friday. The suspect, or suspects, […]

  • Olympics: US Women Set 4x100m Record; Bolt Blasts Lewis

    Olympics: US Women Set 4x100m Record; Bolt Blasts Lewis

    (LONDON) — The U.S. women’s 4×100-meter relay team captured the gold in a record time of 40.82 seconds, demolishing the previous record of 41.37 set by East Germany in 1985. Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix and Bianca Knight opened up a big lead for Carmelita Jeter who ran the anchor leg and cruised to victory. It is the latest record to fall in facilities that were designed to propel athletes to peak performances.  The track was built to put spring in a runner’s step, and the pool was made to absorb waves and reduce drag. For Oscar Pistorius, “the fastest man […]

  • Feds: Authorities in Meridian, Miss. Violated Rights of Black Children

    Feds: Authorities in Meridian, Miss. Violated Rights of Black Children

    (MERIDIAN, Miss.) — The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has released investigative findings determining that children in predominantly black Meridian, Miss. have had their constitutional rights violated by the Lauderdale County Youth Court, the Meridian Police Department, and the Mississippi Division of Youth Services (DYS) in what civil rights investigators allege is a school-to-prison pipeline with even dress code violations resulting in incarceration. The Justice Department has been investigating the agencies since December 2011 and found that the police department arrests children without probable cause, violating the children’s Fourth Amendment protections of unlawful search and seizure. Also in the findings […]

  • Lufthansa, United Express Jets Clip Each Other at Dulles Airport in Washington

    Lufthansa, United Express Jets Clip Each Other at Dulles Airport in Washington

    (WASHINGTON) — Lufthansa and United Express planes clipped each other on a taxiway at Dulles Airport, causing no apparent injuries, officials told ABC News affiliate WJLA. The collision occurred at 3:15 p.m. on the taxiway in front of Gate A, according to a spokesman for Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C. Fire and rescue crews responded. It appeared the wing of a departing Lufthansa Airbus 330 clipped the tail of an arriving Bombadier Q400, a type of Dash-8 operated by Colgan Air for United, according to the Dulles spokesman. The collision caused physical damage to both planes. The Lufthansa plane involved […]

  • New Rascal Flatts and Jason Aldean Videos Have Same Director but Very Different Feels

    New Rascal Flatts and Jason Aldean Videos Have Same Director but Very Different Feels

    Rascal Flatts‘ “Come Wake Me Up” video and the new “Take a Little Ride” clip from Jason Aldean premiered on CMT Friday. Both clips were both directed by Shaun Silva, but they have totally different feels. “Come Wake Me Up” stars the Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and wife Tiffany Fallon portraying a really wealthy, yet troubled couple. They look smashing wearing designer clothes and walking around their ultra-modern house as their love turns sour.  The “Come Wake Me Up” video also includes a high speed chase scene with Tiffany on a motorcycle while Joe Don pursues her in a very […]

  • Dolly Parton Celebrates Gold CD/DVD, Gives Update on New Book and Other Projects

    Dolly Parton Celebrates Gold CD/DVD, Gives Update on New Book and Other Projects

    Dolly Parton was presented with a gold plaque for her CD/DVD An Evening with Dolly Liveat a press conference in Nashville Friday. The set was released through Cracker Barrel, and Dolly was happy to get yet another sales certification plaque to hand on the wall. “You never get too old or too calloused to enjoy the success,” Dolly says, “and at my age, I’m thrilled to get anything in this business.” Other than that media appearance, Dolly has been keeping a low profile this summer. She’s been spending time with family and working on a new inspirational book that’s due […]

  • VIRAL PHOTO: Raccoon Road Kill Painted Over

    VIRAL PHOTO: Raccoon Road Kill Painted Over

    (JOHNSTOWN, Pa.) — Something black with a yellow stripe down its center caught drivers’ attentions in Johnstown, Pa., and it wasn’t the road. An unlucky raccoon had not only become road kill, but its corpse briefly turned into a palette for a road crew’s paintbrush last week. “I was just riding my motorcycle home and saw it and did a double-take laugh,” Sean McAfee, of Johnstown, told ABC News Friday. “I drove my motorcycle home from work and I told my wife we needed to go back out with the camera gear,” he said. “I thought, ‘This will be a […]