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  • Mystery of Florida Firefighter’s Disappearance Deepens

    Mystery of Florida Firefighter’s Disappearance Deepens

    (NEW YORK) — The disappearance of a Florida firefighter 1,600 miles from home and the perplexing behavior of a couple he reportedly had contact with has baffled investigators, who have found no signs of foul play. Jerry Perdomo, 31, rented a car and made the trek from Central Florida to visit a friend in Bangor, Maine. He hasn’t been seen since Feb. 16. WESH-TV interviewed a woman who was identified as Lisa, who purported to be the friend Perdomo was visiting. The woman said Perdomo stepped out the evening he disappeared to visit a friend and said he would return […]

  • Florida Woman’s Obituary Includes Children’s Dispute

    Florida Woman’s Obituary Includes Children’s Dispute

    (TAMPA, Fla.) — Obituaries are usually worded with sentiments about loved family members and friends when they pass away. Josie Anello’s obituary turned into a family feud. “She is survived by her Son, ‘A.J.’, who lived and cared for her; Daughter ‘Ninfa’, who betrayed her trust, and Son ‘Peter’, who broke her heart,” read the obituary in the Tampa Tribune. That obit was written by her son Angelo Anello. A second obit appeared in the Tribune written by her daughter Ninfa Simpson, without the denigrating references to herself and her brother Peter. Josie Anello, 93, of Land O’Lakes , Fla., […]

  • Justin Moore Carries a Piece of His New Single Wherever He

    Justin Moore Carries a Piece of His New Single Wherever He

    You can’t get much more personal than Justin Moore’s new single “Till My Last Day.”  Justin’s wife Kate loves the song so much, she gave him a new wedding ring with the lyric “I can love you the best” engraved inside. While this is Justin’s first single that’s a love song, he confesses the musical inspiration came not from his wife, but from a rock band.  He tells GAC, “I was listening to a ZZ Top song, “Rough Boy,” and I just liked the groove of it and I thought ‘Well, that still sounds tough.  I could sing something like […]

  • Fifth Graders Suspended for Putting Rat Poison in Teacher’s Coffee

    Fifth Graders Suspended for Putting Rat Poison in Teacher’s Coffee

    (FRESNO, Calif.) — A group of three California elementary school students are facing expulsion for attempting to poison their fifth-grade teacher with rat poison. The students at Balderas Elementary, ages 10 and 11, put rat poison in their teacher’s cup of coffee last December. Before the teacher drank any, the student who put the poison in had a change of heart, knocking over the coffee during class, Fresno Unified School District PIO Susan Bedi told ABC News. At home that day, that student told his parents that he had saved a teacher’s life, leaving out the details, Bedi said. This […]

  • Women Sentenced in Baby Selling Case

    Women Sentenced in Baby Selling Case

    (SAN DIEGO) — A prominent San Diego, Calif., reproductive rights attorney was sentenced to prison Friday for her role in an international baby-selling scheme that fraudulently placed a dozen babies in homes. Theresa Erickson, 43, was sentenced to five months in prison, followed by nine more to be spent in home confinement. She was also fined $70,000. Her two partners in the scheme, Hilary Neiman, 32, a Maryland attorney, and Carla Chambers, 51, of Las Vegas, were given one year sentences. The women will spend five months in prison and the remainder in home confinement. Neiman was sentenced in December. […]

  • Thompson Square’s Shawna Thompson Loses Her Father; Duo Cancels Concert Dates

    Thompson Square’s Shawna Thompson Loses Her Father; Duo Cancels Concert Dates

    Condolences to Shawna Thompson of Thompson Square on the death of her father George Michael “Mickey” Mcilwain Thursday.  He had been ill for a few months, and the duo has canceled its weekend concert appearances on Lady Antebellum‘s Own the Night tour to be with Shawna’s family.  David Nail will fill in.  A message posted at ThompsonSquare.com says, “Please be thinking about and say a prayer for Shawna, Keifer and their family in this difficult and sad time.” Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Taylor Swift Can’t Make Teen’s Prom, but Asks Him to the ACM Awards

    Taylor Swift Can’t Make Teen’s Prom, but Asks Him to the ACM Awards

    What’s better than taking Taylor Swift to your prom?  Having her take you to the Academy of Country Music Awards.  Taylor has finally responded to Kevin McGuire, the 18-year-old New Jersey guy who’s battling leukemia, and whose big sister launched a Facebook page urging the singer to go to prom with her brother.  More than 23,000 people have “liked” the Facebook page so far.   Now, in a posting on her own Facebook page, Taylor writes, “Kevin, I’m so sorry but I won’t be able to make it to your prom.  But I was wondering, the ACM Awards are coming up…would […]