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  • Candidates vying for seats in the courthouse to the Governor’s mansion came to town Tuesday

    SANFORD–Lee County Democratic Women played hosts to a large delegation of candidates and other elected officials during a reception in the Wilrik Ballroom Tuesday evening.  Candidates for County Commissioner, Board of Education, Register of Deeds, Governor, Congress, Senate and House of Representatives, all addressed the large crowd in attendance.  Every candidate had the same message…”.give me your vote..I can make a change.”   Voters were able to talk one on one with the candidates.   Several referred to the event as the formal kickoff of the campaign season.  Ty Stumpf, Democratic Party Chair, served as Master of Ceremonies and announced the first forum of […]

  • Bond and charges lowered for Sanford man on murder charge

    CHARLOTTE-Kenan Gay was originally charged with first degree murder and jailed without bail after an altercation in a Charlotte tavern that led to the death of an Ohio man.  According to reports from WBTV in Charlotte,  Gay is now facing second degree murder charges, and was in jail on a $100,000 bail.  His lawyer wanted to get him out of jail sooner, but a judge denied that request at the initial court appearance.  Doug Gay, father of Kenan, said Tuesday that over 90 letters in support of Kenan were sent to his attorneys, Chris Fialko and David Rudolf through Saturday, and they were delivered to the magistrate’s office Monday.  The […]

  • Bond and charges lowered for Sanford man on murder charge.

    CHARLOTTE-Kenan Gay was originally charged with first degree murder and jailed without bail after an altercation in a Charlotte tavern that led to the death of an Ohio man.  According to reports from WBTV in Charlotte,  Gay is now facing second degree murder charges, and was in jail on a $100,000 bail.  His lawyer wanted to get him out of jail sooner, but a judge denied that request at the initial court appearance.  Doug Gay, father of Kenan, said Tuesday that over 90 letters in support of Kenan were sent to his attorneys, Chris Fialko and David Rudolf through Saturday, and they were delivered to the magistrate’s office Monday.  The […]

  • ACM Awards Offering Magazine/CD Combo Package Exclusively at Walmart

    ACM Awards Offering Magazine/CD Combo Package Exclusively at Walmart

    All five ACM Entertainer of the Year nominees are included in a new 120-page ZinePak magazine/CD combo package celebrating the 47th Annual ACM Awards.  It will be available Tuesday, March 20 only at Walmart stores. The magazine includes exclusive interviews, and the CD features Taylor Swift‘s “Mean,” “Drink On It” by Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean‘s “My Kinda Party” among other hits from the likes of Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Reba and more. The 47th Annual ACM Awards broadcast live on CBS Sunday, April 1 at 8 p.m. ET. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Alleged Accomplice of ‘Millionaire Madam’ Pleads Not Guilty, Free on Bail

    Alleged Accomplice of ‘Millionaire Madam’ Pleads Not Guilty, Free on Bail

    (NEW YORK) — The alleged accomplice of accused “Millionaire Madam” Anna Gristina surrendered to police Tuesday, pleaded not guilty in court and was released on a pre-arranged $100,000 bail. Jaynie Mae Baker, 30, was vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, when friends informed her that reporters were camped out at her Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, her lawyer Robert Gottlieb said. Baker contacted her attorney and volunteered to turn herself in, Gottlieb said. She flew back to New York on Saturday night. When she arrived at Newark Airport, she was detained by customs, but an official from the Manhattan District Attorney’s office […]

  • LA-Area Little League Rejects Strip Club Donation

    LA-Area Little League Rejects Strip Club Donation

    (LOS ANGELES) — Apparently having a patron in “The Best Gentleman’s Club near LAX” was a bit too much for a Los Angeles-based Little League, which decided to decline a $1,200 donation from the Jet Strip Club. Initially Lennox Little League President Roberto Aguirre told ABC News affiliate KABC-TV he expected the league to keep the surprise donation after running into financial problems when the local school district doubled rental fees and forbade selling hot food during games. “They went out of their way to give $1,200 to kids who really need it,” Aguirre said. “I can’t get upset about […]

  • Rutgers Defense Ends With Dharun Ravi’s Own Words, Demeanor

    Rutgers Defense Ends With Dharun Ravi’s Own Words, Demeanor

    (NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — The final word in defense of Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his roommate Tyler Clementi during a gay sexual encounter, came from Ravi himself, as his police interview tape was replayed in the closing salvo of the defense’s summation Tuesday. Though Ravi never took the stand during his trial, defense attorney Steven Altman directed the jury’s attention to the video to watch Ravi’s demeanor and listen to his words as he admits he peeked at the date, but then immediately stopped watching and did not do it again. Ravi, 20, is on trial […]