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  • Granny ‘Drug Kingpin’ Busted in Oklahoma

    Granny ‘Drug Kingpin’ Busted in Oklahoma

    (NEW YORK) — Silver haired and sweet faced, Darlene Mayes looks like many grannies but according to police, she is one of Oklahoma’s biggest drug kingpins. Her operation went up in smoke this week, when police entered her home and found 4 pounds of pot and $276,000 cash. Police found $15,000 bundles of cash stashed away in the home. Mayes initially told police the money was part of her retirement fund. Police also say she was packing a semiautomatic pistol and a revolver. Investigators say her alleged pot-dealing network spanned four states, from Tulsa, Okla., to Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri. […]

  • Tornadoes: Midwest Twisters Leave 5 Dead in Oklahoma

    Tornadoes: Midwest Twisters Leave 5 Dead in Oklahoma

    (NEW YORK) — At least five people are dead after violent storms ripped through several states in the nation’s mid-section as officials work to clean up the damage this morning and brace for more violent weather. Wisconsin, Minnesota, northwest Illinois and eastern Iowa face the greatest tornado threat on Sunday, which includes possible hailstorms, forecasters said. In the northwest Oklahoma town of Woodward, a tornado touched down shortly after midnight, killing five people, authorities said. Along with the five fatalities, 29 people suffering from cuts and bruises to serious injuries were taken to Woodward Regional Hospital, according to officials. Woodward […]

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    (ST. LOUIS) — A top National Rifle Association official lashed out today at what he called the “sensational” coverage of the Trayvon Martin case and called violent crime a fact of life, in a speech at the group’s annual meeting in St. Louis. “Everyday victims aren’t celebrities. They don’t draw ratings, don’t draw sponsors. But sensational reporting from Florida does. In the aftermath of one of Florida’s many daily tragedies, my phone has been ringing off the hook,” the group’s executive vice president Wayne LaPierre said. It was the first public comment LaPierre made on the Martin case, though he […]

  • Military Personnel Caught Up in Secret Service Scandal

    Military Personnel Caught Up in Secret Service Scandal

    (NEW YORK) — The scandal surrounding Secret Service personnel allegedly drinking excessively and having women — possibly prostitutes — in their rooms in a Colombia hotel where they were preparing for President Obama’s visit has widened to include five members of the military who may also have been involved. The military announced Saturday that five personnel who were assigned to assist the Secret Service have been restricted to quarters and will be sent home to face questions on their alleged participation. According to the Secret Service, the allegations were made Thursday against 11 special agents and Uniformed Division officers, none […]

  • Casey James Honored to Open for Alan Jackson

    Casey James Honored to Open for Alan Jackson

    Casey James has gotten the opportunity of a lifetime, opening shows for Alan Jackson in the last few days. The country newcomer has been a huge fan of Alan’s for a long time now. Casey says, “He is a poetic storyteller, and one of the best artist/writers there is. And as a performer, he has been entertaining and selling out shows year after year. It’s a huge honor to open for him.” Casey’s self-titled debut album recently bowed at #2 on Billboard‘s Country Albums chart. It features his single, “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night.” Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Tulsa Shooting Spree Suspect Says Killings Weren’t About Race

    Tulsa Shooting Spree Suspect Says Killings Weren’t About Race

    (NEW YORK) — One of two white Oklahoma men accused of hate crimes in a shooting spree that left three black people dead in Tulsa says in a jailhouse interview that race had nothing to do with the shootings. Jake England’s attorney Clark Brewster, released a seven-minute tape of the interview with his client today, in which the 19-year-old says he has friends who are black. The video was posted by Tulsa TV station KOTV. “The line of work that I was in and the place I worked, we always got along with everybody,” England says in the video. “It […]

  • Sierra LaMar: Search For Missing California Teen Goes Underwater

    Sierra LaMar: Search For Missing California Teen Goes Underwater

    (MORGAN HILL, Calif.) — Nearly a month after her disappearance, the search for missing teen Sierra LaMar has moved underwater. Divers searched two reservoirs near the teen’s Morgan Hill, Calif., home but did not find any signs of the missing cheerleader. Investigators plan to analyze underwater sonar images taken earlier this week. Despite the severe weather much of the state experienced on Friday, volunteers plan to spend the weekend searching for LaMar, 15, who disappeared on March 16 while on the way to catch her school bus. Police have received more than 1,200 tips but have few leads, the San […]