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  • Prosecution Eyes Charges for Drew Peterson in Fourth Wife's Disappearance

    Prosecution Eyes Charges for Drew Peterson in Fourth Wife's Disappearance

    (JOLIET, Ill.) — A spokesman for the lead state prosecutor in the Drew Peterson case said that the prosecution may be looking at filing charges against the former Illinois police officer for the disappearance of his fourth wife after he was sentenced to 38 years in jail for killing his third wife. “[Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow] is not precluded necessarily from charging someone with murder if there is no body,” Glasgow’s spokesman, Charles Pelkie, told ABC News. “These cases have been prosecuted in the past.” Drew Peterson was sentenced on Thursday for the death of his third wife,… Read more

  • Madonna, Bruce Springsteen Rule "Billboard" Magazine's 2012 "Top Money Makers" List

    Madonna, Bruce Springsteen Rule "Billboard" Magazine's 2012 "Top Money Makers" List

    Which musicians hauled in the most cold hard cash last year?  According to Billboard, it was the Queen of Pop and The Boss. Billboard added up the annual earnings of music’s top names — including tour revenue, digital music sales, streaming and subscription revenue — and found that artists normally earn the most money from playing live.  That’s why Madonna tops the magazine’s list — she had the year’s most successful tour.  Bruce Springsteen, who also had an extremely successful year on the road, came in second. Madonna earned $34,577,308.62 during 2012, according to Billboard, and more than 93 percent… Read more

  • US Government Joins Civil Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong

    US Government Joins Civil Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong

    (WASHINGTON) — More legal trouble for Lance Armstrong. The U.S. Justice Department announced Friday that it is joining a civil whistle-blower lawsuit against the disgraced cyclist, accusing him of defrauding the U.S. Postal Service, which sponsored his cycling team. Earlier this week, Armstrong turned down a deal with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to reduce his lifetime sporting ban, and he is already facing millions of dollars in other litigation. But this suit is expected to be a big one, potentially totaling up to $100 million.  The lawsuit claims the U.S. Postal Service was defrauded out of roughly $30 million… Read more

  • Military Grounds Multi-Billion Dollar Fleet of Fighter Jets

    Military Grounds Multi-Billion Dollar Fleet of Fighter Jets

    (WASHINGTON) — The military has grounded its entire fleet of F-35 stealth fighters, the most expensive weapons program in history, after finding a crack in one of the multi-million-dollar plane’s engines. The grounding comes just days after the Marine Corps gave its variation of the fighter the green light to fly again after its own month-long grounding for an unrelated problem. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office released a statement Friday saying a routine engine inspection on Feb. 19 “revealed a crack on a low-pressure turbine blade of an F-35 engine” and the office took the “precautionary measure” of… Read more

  • Brazen Bank Thief Strikes for Tenth Time

    Brazen Bank Thief Strikes for Tenth Time

    (PHILADELPHIA) — Most bank robbers are careful to conceal their identities when pulling a job. But a brazen bank thief in the Philadelphia area hit his tenth bank Thursday — with his only cover being a five o’clock shadow. Police and the FBI believe the suspect has robbed eight banks and attempted to rob two others this past month, with nothing to conceal his identity other then dark-framed glasses and an occasional ski hat or baseball cap. The latest robbery took place Thursday at 1:37 p.m. at a TD Bank branch in Drexel Hill, Pa. FBI spokeswoman in Philadelphia, Carrie… Read more

  • Female Wrestler Is Massachusetts State Champion

    Female Wrestler Is Massachusetts State Champion

    (ANDOVER, Mass.) — For the first time in Massachusetts high school wrestling history, a girl has won the individual state title. Danielle Coughlin, a senior at North Andover High School and the captain of the varsity wrestling team, took the title in the 106-pound weight class at the state’s Division II tournament on Wednesday. Now Coughlin and her team are competing in the all-state title competition. If she claims one of the top six spots, she’ll go on to compete in a larger, New England tournament. “It’s amazing for her, the fact that she’s a girl,” Coughlin’s wrestling coach Carl… Read more

  • The Rascals' Reunion Show to Get Spring Residency on Broadway

    The Rascals' Reunion Show to Get Spring Residency on Broadway

    After an acclaimed six-show stint this past December in Port Chester, New York, The Rascals‘ reunion event is headed to Broadway this spring.  The Rascals: Once upon a Dream will kick off a series of 15 performances on April 15 that will run through May 5 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. In addition to featuring The Rascals’ four original members playing dozens of their classic songs, the show offers a multimedia presentation that includes archival film footage, photographs, narration and more. The Rascals: Once upon a Dream was written by E Street Band guitarist Steven Van… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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