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  • Ohio School Shooting: Slain Student’s Parents Forgive Suspected Shooter

    Ohio School Shooting: Slain Student’s Parents Forgive Suspected Shooter

    (CHARDON, Ohio) — The parents of Ohio school shooting victim Demetrius Hewlin said on Wednesday they forgive suspected gunman T.J. Lane for shooting their son. “I don’t know what [his] final moments were like, but I can’t worry about it,” Hewlin’s mother Phyllis Ferguson told ABC News in an exclusive interview.  “You have to accept things done and move on.” When asked what she would say to the suspected shooter, Ferguson said, “I would tell him I forgive him because, a lot of times, they don’t know what they’re doing.  That’s all I’d say.” “I taught Demetrius not to live […]

  • Rutgers Trial Witness Admits He Lied

    Rutgers Trial Witness Admits He Lied

    (NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — A Rutgers University student described in court Wednesday how he gave Dharun Ravi a thumbs-up after Ravi maneuvered his webcam so that it was aimed at the bed of his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi. The witness, Lokesh Ojha, also admitted that he lied to police about his role in Ravi’s alleged webcam spying. Ojha, dressed in a white shirt and dark tie, was smiling and confident during his questioning by prosecutors. By the time the defense lawyer finished cross-examining him, Ojha was clearly shaken, his voice meek and at times quaking as he was warned that […]

  • Woman Missing from Celebration Cruise Ship

    Woman Missing from Celebration Cruise Ship

    (PALM BEACH, Fla.) — A Canadian woman has vanished from a Celebration line cruise somewhere between Grand Bahama and the Florida coast, according to police and the FBI. The woman “was reported missing by her boyfriend at 8 a.m. today,” said Charles Kinnear, president of the Celebration Cruise Line, in a news conference Wednesday. Neither the missing woman, said to be in her mid-40s, nor her boyfriend have been named. The boyfriend told authorities he’d last seen the missing woman at the ship’s gift shop before heading to the casino at around 1 a.m. Tired, he then decided to go […]

  • Trisha Yearwood to Perform at Benefit for Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Camps

    Trisha Yearwood to Perform at Benefit for Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Camps

    Trisha Yearwood will perform at a benefit concert for Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Camps April 2 at Lincoln Center in New York City.  The concert also features Josh Groban and Paul Simon with appearances by Jimmy Fallon and Jake Gyllenhaal. Hole in the Wall camps cater to children facing serious illnesses. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

    Death Toll Grows in Midwest Tornado Aftermath

    (WASHINGTON) — The death toll left by 15 tornadoes that blew through the Midwest overnight stands at at least nine, according to authorities, and that number is expected to rise. The extensive damage caused by the storms in at least five states is only beginning to become clear. Meanwhile, more tornado watches are in effect in Kentucky and Tennessee, according to the National Weather Service. The tornadoes touched down across Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska on Tuesday night, the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Navy Mom’s Surprise Return Caught on Tape

    Navy Mom’s Surprise Return Caught on Tape

    (CHINO, Calif.) — After five long months away on duty, Petty Officer First Class Toni Debem decided she could not just make a usual return home to her family, greeting them when her ship docked in California. Instead the mother of two decided to surprise her daughter, Nadia, at a place and time the third-grader would least expect it: right in the middle of library time at Edwin Rhodes Elementary School in Chino, Calif. “She thinks that she is going to get out of school on Thursday, and she thinks that she’s going to drive to San Diego and see […]

  • Trace Adkins Remembers the Late Davy Jones on Twitter

    Trace Adkins Remembers the Late Davy Jones on Twitter

    1960s teen idol Davy Jones of The Monkees died Wednesday of a heart attack in Florida.  He was 66.  Trace Adkins is among those remembering Jones on Twitter.  Trace says, “I remember watching The Monkees on Saturday mornings when I was a kid. DAYDREAM BELIEVER…Rest in peace.” Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio