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  • Jerry Sandusky Allegedly Wrote ‘Creepy’ Love Letters to Victim

    Jerry Sandusky Allegedly Wrote ‘Creepy’ Love Letters to Victim

    (CENTRE COUNTY, Pa.) — On the first day of jury selection in the child molestation trial of former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, ABC News has learned that Sandusky allegedly wrote “creepy” love letters to at least one of his victims, eight of whom are set to testify against him. Intimate love letters allegedly written from Sandusky to the accuser, known as Victim 4, will be read into testimony after the trial begins on Monday, sources close to the case told ABC News. Victim 4, who is expected to be the first witness called to testify against Sandusky, will also […]

  • Huge New Hydrogen-Powered Spy Drone Takes Test Flight

    Huge New Hydrogen-Powered Spy Drone Takes Test Flight

    (EWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.) — A new unmanned surveillance drone that can stay aloft for four days at a time and has a wingspan bigger than a 757 successfully completed its first test flight over California’s Mojave Desert, though it sustained minor damage on landing. Boeing’s Phantom Eye drone, which is powered by liquid hydrogen, flew for less than half an hour at 4,000 feet before touching down on a dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base near Bakersfield. The landing gear dug into the ground on landing, causing minor damage. Most surveillance drones currently in use in […]

  • Google to Warn Users of Possible State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    Google to Warn Users of Possible State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

    (NEW YORK) — Google has posted a note on its security blog informing users that there will now be a banner warning you if Google believes that a state-sponsored cyber attacker is trying to compromise your account or computer. Eric Grosse, Google’s vice president of security engineering, wrote on googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com, “When we have specific intelligence — either directly from users or from our own monitoring efforts — we show clear warning signs and put in place extra roadblocks to thwart these bad actors.” The warning seen below will state: “Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your […]

  • N.J., Other States Turn Focus to Pets in Fight Against Distracted Driving

    N.J., Other States Turn Focus to Pets in Fight Against Distracted Driving

    (NEW YORK) — First, it was pedestrians distracted by their cellphones and other gadgets. Now, New Jersey is taking a hard look at drivers who travel with their pets unrestrained. Under a new law, police and officers with the state’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals could fine a driver $250-$1,000 for giving a four-legged family member free rein of the car while it’s moving. Some in the Garden State scoffed at the news, but New Jersey is not the only state to consider or take up legislation to curb what transportation experts consider another contributor to distracted […]

  • Miranda Lambert Hits One Million Twitter Followers

    Miranda Lambert Hits One Million Twitter Followers

    Miranda Lambert hit a pretty big Twitter milestone this week. She now has more than a million followers on the social network. When she realized the accomplishment, Miranda tweeted, “Thanks y’all! I guess I should start tweeting crap that matters.” Miranda’s fans will surely be voting for her at Wednesday night’s CMT Music Awards. She’s up for Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for “Over You” at the fan-voted show. She’ll also perform with Pistol Annies. The 2012 CMT Music Awards broadcast live on CMT and CMT.com Wednesday night at 8 ET. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Reba Receiving Annual Award from Oklahoma’s Annie Oakley Society

    Reba Receiving Annual Award from Oklahoma’s Annie Oakley Society

    Reba earned rave reviews on Broadway for playing Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun in 2001. Now the Annie Oakley Society in her native Oklahoma is giving Reba their annual award. Reba has been selected for the honor because of her leadership abilities and her pioneering work as a professional woman. The Annie Oakley Society also points to Reba’s ongoing commitment to charity work as part of the honor. The Annie Oakley Society is affiliated with the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, and seeks to raise awareness about outstanding women of the West.  They’ve raised nearly $2 […]

  • Brad Paisley Enjoys Late-Night Italian Feast in New York City

    Brad Paisley Enjoys Late-Night Italian Feast in New York City

    Brad Paisley and his crew recently took over Patsy’s Italian restaurant on West 56th Street in Manhattan for a late-night feast. According to People, the eatery stayed open late for Brad and his family members and some band mates after a recent performance. Brad apparently enjoyed Patsy’s chopped salad, gnocchi and meatballs during his visit. Brad and his crew may be enjoying some deep-dish pizza in the Windy City this weekend. He’s headlining a big show at Chicago’s Wrigley Field on Saturday with special guests Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, The Band Perry and Jerrod Niemann. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio