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  • Scotty McCreery’s "See You Tonight" Debuts at #1 on "Billboard" Country Albums Chart

    Scotty McCreery’s "See You Tonight" Debuts at #1 on "Billboard" Country Albums Chart

    Scotty McCreery bows at #1 on Billboard‘s Country Albums chart with his sophomore studio album, See You Tonight. The project sold 52,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, for a #6 debut on the overall Billboard 200 chart. His first project, Clear as Day, also debuted at #1 on Billboard‘s Country Albums chart. Scotty says, “I owe so much to the fans who got me here as well as everyone in Nashville who has supported me along the way.” Look for Scotty to perform on NBC’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno this Friday night. Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

  • Northern California Boy with Fake AK-47 Shot Dead

    Northern California Boy with Fake AK-47 Shot Dead

    (SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — Two Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputies have been put on paid leave following the shooting death Tuesday of a 13-year-old boy in Santa Rosa, Calif., who was carrying a replica of an AK-47 assault rifle. According to the police report, Andy Lopez was walking home from school when the deputies pulled up behind him in their car and demanded that he put down what they believed was an actual AK-47. What happened next will be the subject of an investigation as the boy was shot multiple times after he turned around to face the cops while still… Read more

  • Colorado University Bans Various Halloween Costumes

    Colorado University Bans Various Halloween Costumes

    (BOULDER, Colo.) — Students at the University of Colorado in Boulder must be scrambling for new Halloween ideas after the school administration laid down the law about what is not permissible on campus this year. In a letter, Dean of Students Christian Gonzales wrote, “If you are planning to celebrate Halloween by dressing up in a costume, consider the impact your costume decision may have on others in the CU community.” The message basically means stay away from costumes that can be construed as racist or offensive such as wearing sombreros, dressing up as geishas or even cowboys and Indians…. Read more

  • Philip Chism, Teen Accused of Stabbing Teacher, 'Kept to Himself'

    Philip Chism, Teen Accused of Stabbing Teacher, 'Kept to Himself'

    (DANVERS, Mass.) — Philip Chism, the Massachusetts teenager who allegedly stabbed his teacher to death, was just starting to make friends at Danvers High School. After a recent move with his family from Tennessee, Chism, 14, joined the junior varsity soccer team at the school. “He just moved here so he didn’t have like a huge group of friends. But soccer’s one big family so we all knew him, we all liked him,” student Ryan Kelleher told ABC News. Despite his towering presence at 6-foot-2, teammates said Chism “just kept to himself” at soccer practice every day. “[There was] nothing… Read more

  • Philip Chism, Teen Accused of Stabbing Teacher, 'Kept to Himself'

    Philip Chism, Teen Accused of Stabbing Teacher, 'Kept to Himself'

    (DANVERS, Mass.) — Philip Chism, the Massachusetts teenager who allegedly stabbed his teacher to death, was just starting to make friends at Danvers High School. After a recent move with his family from Tennessee, Chism, 14, joined the junior varsity soccer team at the school. “He just moved here so he didn’t have like a huge group of friends. But soccer’s one big family so we all knew him, we all liked him,” student Ryan Kelleher told ABC News. Despite his towering presence at 6-foot-2, teammates said Chism “just kept to himself” at soccer practice every day. “[There was] nothing… Read more

  • Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered in Idaho

    Body of Hiker Lost Amid Government Shutdown Discovered in Idaho

    (ARCO, Idaho) — The body of a missing hiker, whose search and rescue were hindered by the federal government shutdown, was discovered Tuesday night in an Idaho national park nearly a month after she was first reported missing, park officials said. The body of Dr. Jo Elliott-Blakeslee, 63, was discovered in Craters of the Moon National Park just one mile from where her companion, Amy Linkert, 69, was found in late September. When the government shut down at midnight on Oct. 1, just days after the duo went missing Sept. 24, rescue workers could not access federal resources, including helicopters,… Read more

  • Slain Teacher Tweeted Her Students Tips, Jokes and Encouragement

    Slain Teacher Tweeted Her Students Tips, Jokes and Encouragement

    (DANVERS, Mass.) — Slain math teacher Colleen Ritzer sent a steady stream of encouragement, sympathy and jokes to her students, keeping in constant touch with them through Twitter and her class website. Ritzer, 24, was allegedly stabbed to death by one of her students at Danvers High School in Massachusetts. She left behind a trail of tweets that were marked by an infectious enthusiasm. By keeping her personal Twitter account on her class website, students could reach her whenever needed. Along with homework assignments, Ritzer sent out good luck messages and the occasional math joke to ease the inevitable algebra… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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