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  • After Just Six Hours, Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial

    After Just Six Hours, Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial

    (BOSTON) — In the Boston Marathon bombing trial the prosecution took 92 witnesses and more than three weeks to present their case, but on Tuesday, the defense for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested after just four witnesses and about six hours. Weeks ago during opening statements defense attorney Judy Clarke admitted to Tsarnaev’s role in the bombing and the violent aftermath, but argued it was Dzhokhar’s older brother Tamerlan who was primarily responsible for the mayhem nearly two years ago, in April 2013. In the six hours she used Tuesday, Clarke focused on evidence that she said showed it was Tamerlan who […]

  • Alabama Moms Meet After Facebook Apology for Kids' Behavior Goes Viral

    Alabama Moms Meet After Facebook Apology for Kids' Behavior Goes Viral

    (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Thanks to the “power of social media,” two Alabama moms met on Monday, just days after one of the women posted on Facebook apologizing for her daughters’ “rude and obnoxious” behavior at the movies. It all started when Birmingham mom Kyesha Smith Wood sent her son, daughter and step-daughter to see Cinderella at the local movie theater. “There were two girls behind us, they were giggling, kind of talking…kicking my seat,” Rebecca Boyd, of Adger, Alabama, recalled to ABC News. “I turned around and I said, ‘You know girls, we paid for this movie just like you […]

  • Brothers Osborne Capture Their Evolving Sound on New Single, "Stay a Little Longer"

    Brothers Osborne Capture Their Evolving Sound on New Single, "Stay a Little Longer"

    ACM Vocal Duo of the Year nominees Brothers Osborne have just released their brand-new single, “Stay a Little Longer.” The song originally appeared on an early EP from the duo, but this new version of the track captures their evolving sound following tours with Eric Church and Darius Rucker. Brothers Osborne’s John Osborne says, “We went back and rerecorded it in the way that we sound now. It’s quite the same but there’s definitely a few more flavors involved.” TJ Osborne adds, “It’s been one of the best songs we play live.” Brothers Osborne will perform “Stay  a Little Longer” […]

  • Virginia Hospital Escape: Armed Prisoner in Manhunt Captured

    Virginia Hospital Escape: Armed Prisoner in Manhunt Captured

    (FALLS CHURCH, Va.) — Police have captured a convict who became the subject of a manhunt after escaping from a Virginia hospital Tuesday morning, a law enforcement official confirmed. Law enforcement sources said the suspect was arrested in Washington, D.C., by MPD without incident. The location was 25th and Pennsylvania Ave. SE. The escaped prisoner, identified as Wossen Assaye, earlier prompted a lockdown at a Northern Virginia hospital after he overpowered a guard, fired a gun and escaped, authorities said. Earlier, officials found a car he was believed to be in, prompting them to believe he may have switched cars. […]

  • Email Reveals Truth About Denise Huskins Kidnapping, Lawyer Says

    Email Reveals Truth About Denise Huskins Kidnapping, Lawyer Says

    (VALLEJO, Calif.) — The lawyer for a California woman who mysteriously disappeared — then turned up unharmed days later — says an email shows his client isn’t a liar but a victim, and that her kidnappers are still on the loose. Douglas Rappaport, the attorney for Denise Huskins, said he has received a “15-page, single-spaced email” from the kidnappers. “They talk very extensively about how they prepared for it, what weapons to use,” Rappaport said in an exclusive interview with ABC News. Rappaport said the email was sent to the San Francisco Chronicle after Huskins turned up safe Wednesday, two […]

  • Defense Begins Its Case in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

    Defense Begins Its Case in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

    (BOSTON) — Tuesday is the first full day of defense testimony at the Boston Marathon bombing trial. After gory details of an 8-year-old’s death brought jurors to tears Monday, defense attorneys will set out to convince them it was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s older brother, Tamerlan, who directed the attack on April 15, 2013. So far, lawyers have presented cellphone and GPS records that suggest Dzhokhar was elsewhere when Tamerlan bought the pressure cookers and built the bombs. The defense assumes guilt and will make its strongest arguments when trying to spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life during the penalty phase. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright […]

  • Aaron Hernandez Trial: Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Recalls His Last Conversation with Hernandez

    Aaron Hernandez Trial: Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Recalls His Last Conversation with Hernandez

    (FALL RIVER, Mass.) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft recalled his conversation with Aaron Hernandez about the incident that’s the basis of the football player’s murder trial. Kraft was on the stand in the Fall River Justice Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, about 40 miles south of Gillette Stadium, where Kraft said he last spoke to Hernandez for about “five to 10 minutes.” Kraft said he “vaguely” remembered that Hernandez told him he was “completely innocent.” Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd, 27, was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee and was […]