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  • Ryan Seacrest Calls Dick Clark "One of the Greatest Influences in My Life"

    Ryan Seacrest Calls Dick Clark "One of the Greatest Influences in My Life"

    Among the millions of fans saddened by the passing of Dick Clark is one very special one: Ryan Seacrest.  Often compared to Clark, Seacrest first joined the legendary broadcaster as co-host of ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in December of 2005, and also became an executive producer of the show. In a statement to ABC News Radio, Seacrest said, “I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life. I idolized him from the start, and I was graced early on in my […]

  • Dick Clark Dead at 82

    Dick Clark Dead at 82

    Entertainment legend Dick Clark, known as “America’s Oldest Teeenager,” has died, ABC News Radio has confirmed.  The American Bandstand pioneer, who’d suffered a stroke in 2004, passed away following a massive heart attack; he’d entered the hospital Tuesday night for an outpatient procedure.  Clark is survived by his wife Kari and his three children, RAC, Duane and Cindy. Born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., on Nov. 30, 1929, Richard Wagstaff Clark began his lifelong career in show business began before he was even out of high school. He started working in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in upstate New […]

  • Lauren Alaina Creates Her Own Prom, Then Crashes Another

    Lauren Alaina Creates Her Own Prom, Then Crashes Another

    Lauren Alaina may have missed her high school prom to open for Sugarland last Saturday night, but the American Idol runner-up proved she knows how to make the best of it. First, she encouraged the Louisville, Kentucky audience to participate as she threw her own “prom” during her set. Performing a cover of Lady Antebellum’s hit “Dancing Away With My Heart,” Lauren invited a young man to slow-dance with her onstage. Later that evening, Lauren tweeted, “I crashed a prom tonight after my set. So glad I still got to go to prom.” It turns out she and a bandmate […]

  • Darius Rucker Tees Up Third Annual "Darius and Friends" Fundraiser for St. Jude

    Darius Rucker Tees Up Third Annual "Darius and Friends" Fundraiser for St. Jude

    Darius Rucker is teeing up his third annual fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the week of CMA Music Festival in Nashville.  The June 4 event starts with a celebrity golf tournament at the Gaylord Springs Golf Links, and wraps up with a concert downtown at the Wildhorse Saloon. Tickets go on sale to the public April 21 at the Wildhorse or via Ticketmaster.com with the concert lineup to be announced later.  In years past, Darius has raised more than $100,000 for St. Jude, with the help of artists like Kid Rock, Rodney Atkins, Easton Corbin, Justin Moore and […]

  • Last Mega Millions Winners Are Illinois Couple

    Last Mega Millions Winners Are Illinois Couple

    (RED BUD, Ill.) — The last of the Mega Millions lottery winners are a married couple from Red Bud, Ill., and they will claim their share in the biggest jackpot in lottery history on Wednesday. The couple will be required to have their identities revealed and appear at a news conference Wednesday.  Illinois officials have said winners are required to come forward in order to prove to the public that the money is being rewarded. The other two Mega Million lottery winners were from Kansas and Maryland and those states do not require the winner to go public. Illinois lottery […]

  • Woman Arrested for Killing Mother, Kidnapping Her Newborn Baby

    Woman Arrested for Killing Mother, Kidnapping Her Newborn Baby

    (SPRING, Texas) — A woman arrested for killing a new mother and snatching her 3-day-old baby in the parking lot of a Texas pediatrician’s office will face capital murder charges, according to the Montgomery County district attorney. The newborn, Keegan Schuchardt [pronounced ‘shart’], was found alive and well six hours after his 28-year-old mother, Kala Marie Golden, was killed Tuesday, according to police.  The suspect in the killing, Verna Deann McClain, a 30-year-old mother of three, is in police custody. The new mom was standing by her pickup truck outside the pediatrician’s office in Spring, Texas, around 2:40 p.m. when […]

  • Secret Service Scandal: Agents Will Take Lie Detector Tests

    Secret Service Scandal: Agents Will Take Lie Detector Tests

    (WASHINGTON) — The 11 Secret Service agents accused of soliciting prostitutes and drinking excessively while on assignment in Colombia will be forced to take lie detector tests to determine exactly what happened, ABC News has learned. The alleged misconduct in Cartagena, Colombia, came before President Obama arrived there last Friday to attend the Summit of the Americas. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said in a statement Tuesday that the scandal involved “twenty or twenty-one women foreign nationals,” about nine of whom were allegedly involved with Marines.  Collins’ knowledge of the incident came from a briefing she had with Secret Service Director […]