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  • Football Star Exonerated of Rape Conviction, Won’t Sue Accuser

    Football Star Exonerated of Rape Conviction, Won’t Sue Accuser

    (LOS ANGELES) — A rising California football star who was convicted of raping a high school classmate and spent six years behind bars before being exonerated will not press charges against the woman who falsely accused him, his lawyer reportedly says. A lawyer for Brian Banks told the Los Angeles Times Saturday that the 26-year-old would not pursue any action against Wanetta Gibson, a high school classmate who accused him of rape. “We do not plan on taking any legal action against Gibson,” Justin Brooks of the California Innocence Project told the Times. “We do plan on filing a state […]

  • Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral

    Marriage Proposal Video Goes Viral

    (PORTLAND, Ore.) — The latest viral video making its way across the internet is a marriage proposal. Issac Lamb, a Portland, Oregon man got more than 60 of his friends to help him propose to his girlfriend, Amy Frankel with what he calls the first “live lip-dub proposal.” The video starts with Frankel sitting in the back of a car with headphones on. Lamb’s brother tells her he wants her to listen to a song that he believes exemplifies her relationship with his brother. Frankel listens as the song “Marry Me” by Bruno Mars starts playing, and a couple starts […]

  • Obamas to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

    Obamas to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

    (WASHINGTON) — This Memorial Day, the Obamas and the Bidens plan to celebrate the holiday in an event at the Arlington National Cemetery, where they will honor those who fought in the Vietnam War. “This month, we’ll begin to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a time when, to our shame, our veterans did not always receive the respect and the thanks they deserved — a mistake that must never be repeated,” said President Obama on May 16, 2012. The federal government is partnering with state governments, local governments, private organizations and other communities to launch the Commemoration of the […]

  • Judge Rules Woman Not Liable for Sending Boyfriend a Text While Driving

    Judge Rules Woman Not Liable for Sending Boyfriend a Text While Driving

    (MORRISTOWN, N.J.) — A New Jersey Superior Court judge ruled on Friday that a woman who sent a text message to her boyfriend while he was driving cannot be held liable for the motor vehicle accident he subsequently caused. The decision stemmed from a 2009 case in which Kyle Best, 19, was responding to a text message from his girlfriend, Shannon Colonna, 19, while he was driving his pickup truck when he crashed into a motorcycle and severely injured David and Linda Kubert. In an unprecedented legal twist, the Kuberts’ attorney, Stephen “Skippy” Weinstein, amended the original complaint filed against […]

  • Obama’s to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

    Obama’s to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

    (WASHINGTON) — This Memorial Day, the Obama’s and the Biden’s plan to celebrate the holiday in an event at the Arlington National Cemetery, where they will honor those who fought in the Vietnam War. “This month, we’ll begin to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a time when, to our shame, our veterans did not always receive the respect and the thanks they deserved — a mistake that must never be repeated,” said President Obama on May 16, 2012. The Federal Government is partnering with state governments, local governments, private organizations and other communities to launch the Commemoration of the […]

  • Mississippi Agrees to Stop Handcuffing Students to Poles

    Mississippi Agrees to Stop Handcuffing Students to Poles

    (JACKSON, Miss.) — Students will no longer be handcuffed to poles in a Jackson, Mississippi public school. The Capital City Alternative School, Mississippi’s second largest school district, reached the agreement with the Southern Poverty Law Center in U-S District Court on Friday. They agreed to immediately stop the practice of handcuffing their students to poles and other objects, and must immediately place new methods of discipline in dealing with non-criminal behaviors. According to the settlement, no student under the age of 13 can be handcuffed. Students over the age of 13 may be handcuffed only for crimes, but must not […]

  • Gary Allan Joins Forces with the Boot Campaign to Support U.S. Soldiers

    Gary Allan Joins Forces with the Boot Campaign to Support U.S. Soldiers

    Gary Allan is the latest country star to join forces with the Boot Campaign.  Fans can purchase combat boots through the Boot Campaign with the proceeds going to organizations helping U.S. troops physically and emotionally as they return from battle. “As a former member of the Army, this holds a special place in my heart,” Gary says.  “I’m proud to work with such a fine organization.” As part of his participation with the Boot Campaign, Gary has posed for a photo wearing the organization’s signature combat boots.  Go to BootCampaign.com for more information on how you can participate. Copyright 2012 […]