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  • Soldier Charged in Drug Running, Murder for Hire

    Soldier Charged in Drug Running, Murder for Hire

    (WASHINGTON) — A lieutenant in the U.S. Army allegedly was willing to work with drug runners and to execute a murder-for-hire plot, according to Justice Department officials. The Justice Department on Monday announced charges against Kevin D. Corley, who, during much of the alleged plot, was a first lieutenant in the Army and a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Federal prosecutors say they became aware of Corley in January 2011 after an associate of his allegedly told DEA agents posing as members of the Los Zetas Cartel “about a friend in the military who could provide military weapons to […]

  • Scotty McCreery to Perform New Single, "Water Tower Town," on "American Idol" Thursday

    Scotty McCreery to Perform New Single, "Water Tower Town," on "American Idol" Thursday

    Scotty McCreery returns to the show that made him famous this Thursday night.  The reigning American Idol champ is set to perform his new single, “Water Tower Town,” on this week’s results show. In addition to offering words of advice and encouragement to this season’s contestants, Scotty is excited to share the new song, which reminds him of his North Carolina hometown. “It reminds me of Garner, which has a big water tower right across from the baseball fields where I grew up playing ball,” Scotty explains.  He also identifies with the lines in the song about Friday night football […]

  • Kenny Chesney Super-Fans to Be Featured During His New Summer Tour

    Kenny Chesney Super-Fans to Be Featured During His New Summer Tour

    Production for Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw‘s Brothers of the Sun tour is in full swing, and Kenny’s fan club members have gotten in on the act. Those Kenny super-fans were asked to send in videos of themselves out having fun with their friends. Select fan footage will be shown on the big video screens as Kenny performs his hit “Out Last Night” on the tour this summer. The trek kicks off June 2 in Tampa, FL with special guests Jake Owen and Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • ‘Let’s Plant!’ Michelle Obama Seeds 4th White House Garden

    ‘Let’s Plant!’ Michelle Obama Seeds 4th White House Garden

    (WASHINGTON) — New faces and new potatoes marked the fourth annual spring planting in the White House kitchen garden Monday afternoon. First lady Michelle Obama rolled up her sleeves and crouched down in the mud, working alongside three Girl Scouts from upstate New York to plant rows of potatoes, including five new varieties — purple Peruvian fingerling, red thumb, russet, mountain rose and sangre, and a small plot of mustard greens. They also sprinkled seeds for dill and cilantro on a dirt patch next to the sprouting garlic. Around them, more than two dozen other school children worked in teams […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: The Story Behind Cheney’s Heart Transplant Surgery

    EXCLUSIVE: The Story Behind Cheney’s Heart Transplant Surgery

    (WASHINGTON) — Dick Cheney was sound asleep when the phone rang after midnight on Friday. It was a call from the cardiology department at Inova Fairfax Hospital; he was told to come to the hospital quickly – a donor heart was likely to become available within hours. “His response was to say, ‘Sure. What time?  Let’s go,’” said Dr. Jon Reiner, Cheney’s cardiologist, who accompanied Cheney for the surgery, which was performed by Fairfax cardiologists Alan Speir and Anthony Rongione. About an hour later, Cheney was at the hospital preparing for heart transplant surgery.  The surgery, which started at 10 […]

  • Kix Brooks Shoots Video for "New to This Town"

    Kix Brooks Shoots Video for "New to This Town"

    Kix Brooks has been sidelined by a bleeding vocal cord in the past few days, but that doesn’t mean he can’t lip-synch. He’s shooting the video for his new single “New to This Town” this week and posted a picture of the shoot on Twitter. The scene in the phooto is set up at a New Year’s party complete with balloons and a live band. Based on the lyrics of the song, we’re guessing Kix’s character won’t be enjoying the party. “New to This Town” is the lead single from Kix’s solo album, due out later this year. Copyright 2012 […]

  • Teen Girls Arrested for Cabbie Murder Could Face Life in Prison

    Teen Girls Arrested for Cabbie Murder Could Face Life in Prison

    (CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C.) — Two 16-year-old girls arrested in connection with the murder of a North Carolina taxi driver could face life in prison if convicted. Emily Starnes and Consandra Tyree were arrested on Saturday afternoon and were being held Monday without bond at the Catawba County Jail. Both teens were charged with felony counts of murder, robbery with firearms and conspiracy to commit robbery in relation to the stabbing death of taxi driver Adam Williams. video platform video management video solutions video player “In North Carolina, for criminal court purposes, when you’re 16, you’re treated as an adult,” Hickory […]