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  • 'Blind' NY Man Caught Driving, Reading, Committing Disability Fraud

    'Blind' NY Man Caught Driving, Reading, Committing Disability Fraud

    (HUDSON, N.Y.) — In his application for disability benefits, John Caltabiano claimed he couldn’t drive, cook for himself, exercise at the gym, move around his house or even shave without help. The New York man, 49, said he had lost his sight in a workplace accident at a cement company in 2009 and, since then, he bumps into things and hurts himself at home. “I sit in the dark and listen to TV,” he wrote in his application. On the date of his disability hearing in Hudson, New York, last fall, Caltabiano had his girlfriend lead him into the building. […]

  • Navy Officer to Face Court Martial for Alleged Espionage

    Navy Officer to Face Court Martial for Alleged Espionage

    (NORFOLK, Va.) — Navy Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin will face a general court martial on charges of espionage and alleged espionage. On Friday, the Navy announced that the admiral overseeing Lin’s case had accepted a recommendation that there was enough evidence to warrant that Lin’s case should proceed to a court martial on the charges. “On May 10, the convening authority, Admiral Phil Davidson, commander U.S. Fleet Forces Command, referred charges against Lt. Commander Edward C.L. Lin to a general court martial,” said Lt. Commander Tim Hawkins, a Navy spokesman. Davidson elected not to refer charges relating to prostitution and […]

  • Navy Reviews What Procedures Might Need to Be Improved After Three Deaths of SEAL Trainees

    Navy Reviews What Procedures Might Need to Be Improved After Three Deaths of SEAL Trainees

    (NEW YORK) —  The Navy is reviewing procedures for keeping track of trainees who do not make it through the grueling course to become SEALs in the wake of three deaths involving sailors who participated in the last four training classes, military officials said. Two of the deaths involved trainees who had recently not made it through BUDS — Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL — training that selects the sailors who will join the elite special operations unit. In April, Seaman Daniel DelBianco, 23, committed suicide after he did not make it through “hell week,” the intense week-long climax to BUDS during […]

  • Intimate Moments with Nicole & Keith: Carpool Karaoke with the Kidman-Urbans

    Intimate Moments with Nicole & Keith: Carpool Karaoke with the Kidman-Urbans

    It looks like Carrie Underwood’s place as Keith Urban’s duet partner might not be as secure as it seems. The American Idol winner trades vocals with the Australian superstar on the tune “The Fighter” from his new album Ripcord, but in a new Facebook video, his Oscar-winning wife sings Carrie’s part. “Oh my God, I love this song!” Nicole squeals as it starts to play while the two are sitting in what appears to be an SUV. “Good — thank goodness!” Keith jokes from the driver’s seat, before the two launch into a lip-sync of the track. “Oh my goodness, I love this!!!!” Carrie shared on her […]

  • Mystery Surrounds the DC Mansion Murders One Year Later

    Mystery Surrounds the DC Mansion Murders One Year Later

    (WASHINGTON) —  It was the brutal slaughter of a wealthy family in their own home –- a frightening crime that came to be known as the D.C. mansion murders. A father, mother, son and their housekeeper were tied to chairs, beaten and set on fire. The mayor of Washington, D.C., called it “an act of evil,” and police officials said the crimes “required the presence and assistance of more than one person.” One year later, just one suspect has been charged for the murders of Amy, Savvas and Philip Savopoulos, and their housekeeper, Veralicia Figueroa. The motive behind the murders […]

  • Jennifer Nettles' "Playing with Fire" Is Road-Tested and Fan-Approved

    Jennifer Nettles' "Playing with Fire" Is Road-Tested and Fan-Approved

    When it came time for Jennifer Nettles to pick the first single from her sophomore album, the Sugarland frontwoman had a unique problem. She’s managed to make a record she feels so confident about, it really didn’t matter to her. “I love all of these songs. So for me, whenever the label posed the question to me, ‘Well which song would you like to be the first single?’ I said, ‘I love all of ’em. You want to know which song I want to be the first single? The one they’re gonna play the most!” she says candidly. So to answer that question, Jennifer […]

  • A Moore County student was struck by a truck

    CARTHAGE–An eighth grade girl exiting a school bus was struck by an oncoming truck Thursday morning. The bus was reportedly stopped with its lights on when the accident occurred. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.