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  • John Edwards Jury Deliberations Move On to Second Donor’s Cash

    John Edwards Jury Deliberations Move On to Second Donor’s Cash

    (GREENSBORO, N.C.) — After nearly a week of deliberations jurors in the John Edwards trial have yet to reach a verdict, methodically working their way through six criminal charges and a month’s worth of testimony about how the former presidential candidate allegedly used campaign donations to cover up a torrid illicit affair. Jurors ended their fifth day of deliberations Thursday, after requesting exhibits concerning counts 4 and 5 of the indictment, both of which deal with funds from millionaire political donor Fred Baron that were used to help hide Edwards’ mistress Rielle Hunter. Among the evidence jurors are reviewing is […]

  • Former Rising Football Star Exonerated in Rape Case

    Former Rising Football Star Exonerated in Rape Case

    (LOS ANGELES) — A rising football star in southern California whose career was brought to a sudden halt by a kidnap-rape conviction that landed him in prison was exonerated Thursday after his accuser contacted him on Facebook and recanted her story. “I’m just thankful to be free now and have the opportunity like anybody else to thrive in life,” Brian Banks told ABC News Radio Thursday. “I’m completely overwhelmed with so many emotions and feelings all at once.” In a hearing Thursday, Banks shook from sobbing when prosecutors said they did not object to his conviction being reversed. His mother […]

  • Casey Anthony Reportedly Spends Days Eating in Front of Computer

    Casey Anthony Reportedly Spends Days Eating in Front of Computer

    (NEW YORK) — Casey Anthony has been gaining weight as she serves her probation in hiding somewhere in southern Florida, two sources told People magazine. “Quite honestly, she’s gained a few pounds,” the source told the magazine. “She does nothing but sit in front of her computer and eat.” Anthony, 26, was acquitted last July of murder in the death of her daughter, Caylee, but was convicted on four counts of lying to law enforcement for claiming that 2-year-old Caylee had been kidnapped by a babysitter. She is currently serving one year of probation in Florida for a check fraud […]

  • Etan Patz Suspect Arrested, Ending 33-Year Cold Case of Missing Boy

    Etan Patz Suspect Arrested, Ending 33-Year Cold Case of Missing Boy

    (NEW YORK) — Police Thursday arrested a former grocery worker in the 1979 murder of Etan Patz, ending a mystery of what happened to the 6-year-old boy that has haunted New York City for three decades. Pedro Hernandez, 51, confessed to police that he lured Patz to his death with the promise of a soda. He took police back to the basement of a Manhattan bodega and showed them where he strangled Patz. He said he stuffed the boy’s body into a plastic garbage bag, carried it to another location in the SoHo neighborhood and dumped it in the trash. […]

  • Little Big Town "Pontoon" Video Premieres Friday on People.com

    Little Big Town "Pontoon" Video Premieres Friday on People.com

    Little Big Town kicks off Memorial Day weekend with the premiere of their “Pontoon” video on People.com Friday.  The clip was shot at on Percy Priest Lake in Nashville with the four group members lounging on a pontoon in a remote cove offshore.  Karen and Kimberly catch some rays while enjoying some fun summer beverages in the clip while Jimi and Phillip shoot golf balls off the top of the boat into the water. “Pontoon” is now available at iTunes and is the lead single from Little Big Town’s fifth album, due out this fall. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Holder Welcomes Drug Court Graduates Back into Life

    Holder Welcomes Drug Court Graduates Back into Life

    (WASHINGTON) — As students graduate across the country this week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at a different kind of commencement event: a recognition ceremony for drug court graduates. Holder spoke somberly in Washington, D.C., Thursday as he commended the graduates for completing what he said was most likely a difficult path, and an “uphill battle.” He described the drug court program as an “alternative to traditional probation and incarceration for nonviolent drug offenders.” “For each of you, this program presented an opportunity — and indeed a challenge — to be honest with yourself, your family and your friends,” […]

  • The Band Perry Is Halfway Finished with Sophomore Album

    The Band Perry Is Halfway Finished with Sophomore Album

    The Band Perryis now climbing the country chart with “Postcard from Paris” from their debut album, and things are moving along as they work on their second album this summer. Lead singer Kimberly Perry tells the Mobile Press-Register, “We are about half finished. We just cut the first six sides, actually, this past week, and are just in love with them.” Fans can expect the sibling trio to break some new musical ground on the second album. Kimberly says, “We don’t want to say the same thing twice.” Look for The Band Perry to continue their opening spot on Brad […]