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  • George Huguely’s Murder Trial Resumes

    George Huguely’s Murder Trial Resumes

    (WASHINGTON) — A key defense witness’ testimony in George Huguely V’s murder trial has been tainted because defense attorneys broke court rules by improperly sending their medical expert information about a prosecution witness’ testimony. Huguely, 24, faces trial for the May 3, 2010 murder of Yeardley Love, 22, a star lacrosse player at the University of Virginia and a senior weeks away from graduation. Huguely was also a lacrosse player for the school’s nationally ranked team. The medical expert will be limited in what he can talk about on the stand because of emails sent after the trial had begun. […]

  • Police Chief Fired Over Cinnamon Stunt

    Police Chief Fired Over Cinnamon Stunt

    (TUTWILER, Miss.) — The police chief of Tutwiler Miss., and four other city employees were fired after a video posted on Youtube captured them cheering as cinnamon was poured into the mouth of a mentally disabled teenager. In the video, town clerk Angela Chandler can be seen pouring cinnamon into the mouth of Danareus Martin, 18, who was doing community service at city hall as a way to pay off some misdemeanor fines. Martin’s lawyer, Ellis Pittman, told ABC News he believes Martin was singled out for comments he made in court. “He made some comments regarding the officers … […]

  • Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson Riding in One of New Orleans’ Biggest Mardi Gras Parades

    Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson Riding in One of New Orleans’ Biggest Mardi Gras Parades

    Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are taking part in one of the huge Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans Saturday. According to the Times-Picayne, the Krewe of Endymion parade will also feature Maroon 5 and Anderson Cooper riding on floats, and it will end up with a huge party called the Endymion Extravaganza at the newly renovated Superdome. The Krewe of Edymion started in 1966 and features spectacular floats, as well as the motto “Throw Until It Hurts,” because those participating in the parade throw millions of beads, cups, coins and trinkets to the crowds as they pass.  The […]

  • Chris Young Keeps Busy With Sports and Video Games on the Road

    Chris Young Keeps Busy With Sports and Video Games on the Road

    Chris Young spends a lot of his time watching sports in between shows on tour with Miranda Lambert this month.  “I’m a huge sports fan,” Chris tells The Patriot-News.  “It doesn’t really matter what the sport is whether it’s football, baseball, basketball or hockey.” Chris is also a self-professed video game nut.  He says, “I’m a gamer.  I get into video games on the road.  Me and Miranda’s crew already talked about playing Call of Duty between the buses.” Chris is opening for Miranda through a June 16 date in Missouri.

  • Josh Thompson Creatively Includes Personal Photos in "Comin’ Around" Video

    Josh Thompson Creatively Includes Personal Photos in "Comin’ Around" Video

    Josh Thompson shot his new video for “Comin’ Around” on a very cold day last month at Nashville’s Edwin Warner Park.  The clip features images of Josh’s family and friends playing on a big, carnival-like wheel that magically comes out of the ground behind Josh as he sings.  He says, “It’s a menagerie of all the moments that define me, turn a circle and come around.” The video for “Comin’ Around” premiered exclusively on TheBoot.com Friday.  It’s the lead single from Josh’s sophomore album, Change, due out this summer.

  • Kix Brooks to Release New Solo Single, "New to This Town," Featuring Joe Walsh

    Kix Brooks to Release New Solo Single, "New to This Town," Featuring Joe Walsh

    Kix Brooks will release his new solo single, “New to This Town,” on March 19. The track features Joe Walsh, and is Kix’s first solo release after spending 20 years as one-half of Brooks & Dunn. “It’s a freedom of sorts,” Kix says of making music as a solo artist again. While he had a blast being a part of the most awarded duo in country music history, Kix says it’s “sort of like being at a theme park and looking around after riding the same roller coaster you finally say, ‘Ok I think I’ll try that one over there!’ […]

  • Dolly Parton Releases Statement on Eve of Whitney Houston’s Funeral

    Dolly Parton Releases Statement on Eve of Whitney Houston’s Funeral

    Dolly Parton has released another statement on the eve of Whitney Houston‘s private funeral on Saturday. “My heart is with Whitney and her family as they lay her to rest,” Dolly says. “I did not know Whitney nor any of her family personally; but she will always be a part of my heart and I will always be grateful for her awesome performance and success with our song ‘I Will Always Love You,'” with emphasis on the word ‘our.’  She closes with, “Rest in peace, Whitney.” Whitney Houston died last Saturday in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. […]