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  • Etan Patz Suspect Tells Cops He Strangled Little Boy, Put Body in Box

    Etan Patz Suspect Tells Cops He Strangled Little Boy, Put Body in Box

    (NEW YORK) — A suspect in the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz 33 years ago has confessed to strangling the little boy and disposing his lifeless body in a box, authorities said. New York City police on Wednesday detained Pedro Hernandez, 51, who worked at a corner store in the Manhattan neighborhood where Patz vanished more than three decades ago. Friday is the anniversary of the boy’s disappearance. Police have expressed a “cautious optimism” that they have cracked a cold case that has haunted New York City for decades and was a major reason that the photos of missing children […]

  • Texas Teen Wins National Geographic Bee

    Texas Teen Wins National Geographic Bee

    (BRISTOL, R.I.) — After being on the run for over 30 years, an escapee from a South Carolina prison has been caught in Rhode Island. Authorities said Armin Christian, 65, was sentenced to 11 months in prison in November 1980 for failing to pay child support. Christian reportedly then escaped from prison on December 25, 1980 and has been on the run since. On Wednesday, Rhode Island State Police went to a home in Bristol and arrested Christian. He is now awaiting extradition to South Carolina. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Gay Marriage: Colin Powell vs. Obama vs. Romney

    Gay Marriage: Colin Powell vs. Obama vs. Romney

    (WASHINGTON) — Is gay marriage a federal or states’-rights issue? Barack Obama, Colin Powell and Mitt Romney disagree on the issue. Colin Powell made news Wednesday by publicly backing gay marriage, an ostensible endorsement of President Obama’s new-found conversion, but he parted with Obama on the president’s view that marriage should be left to the states. On that issue, Powell occupies a space in between Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Powell voiced state/federal agnosticism in his interview Wednesday with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, saying he’d be comfortable with gay marriage legalized by either level of government. “I don’t see […]

  • Tim McGraw to Give Mortgage-Free Homes to Troops This Summer on Tour

    Tim McGraw to Give Mortgage-Free Homes to Troops This Summer on Tour

    Tim McGraw has launched the Homefront program with Chase and Operation Homefront to give mortgage-free homes to wounded U.S. soldiers at each stop on his tour this summer. To kick off the campaign, Tim will also perform a Memorial Day concert for service members this Monday at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, during Fleet Week. “Being able to reward [veterans] for their dedicated work with a new home will be even more rewarding for us,” says Tim, who has several family members that have served in the armed forces. “It feels so good to give back to them, and to […]

  • Fugitive Finally Caught After 1980 Prison Escape

    Fugitive Finally Caught After 1980 Prison Escape

    (BRISTOL, R.I.) — After being on the run for over 30 years, an escapee from a South Carolina prison has been caught in Rhode Island. Authorities said Armin Christian, 65, was sentenced to 11 months in prison in November 1980 for failing to pay child support. Christian reportedly then escaped from prison on December 25, 1980 and has been on the run since. On Wednesday, Rhode Island State Police went to a home in Bristol and arrested Christian. He is now awaiting extradition to South Carolina. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • George Strait Makes AARP Magazine’s Men on Fire List

    George Strait Makes AARP Magazine’s Men on Fire List

    Female country fans have always found George Strait sexy, and now AARP magazine has put him on their Men on Fire list of the 21 Sexiest Guys Over 50.  George turned 60 last week, and he joins other George Clooney, Antonio Banderas, Denzel Washington and Jon Bon Jovi on the list. Check out the full Men on Fire feature in AARP‘s June/July issue, available now. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Etan Patz: Man in Custody Implicates Self in Boy’s Death

    Etan Patz: Man in Custody Implicates Self in Boy’s Death

    (NEW YORK) — New York City police are investigating whether they finally have someone in custody whom they can charge with murder in connection to the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz that happened 33 years ago. Officials say the man in custody has implicated himself in the death of the little boy. “An individual now in custody has made statements to N.Y.P.D. detectives implicating himself in the disappearance and death of Etan Patz 33 years ago,” NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement Thursday morning. One law enforcement official identified the man as Pedro Hernandez, who was taken into […]