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Archive for June, 2012

Murder Suspect Reportedly Texts From Victim’s Cell

The lawyer suspected of beating his girlfriend to death in Queens used her cellphone to send her friends several texts pretending to be the dead woman after she was killed.  More…

All three of Tom Cruise’s marriages ended when wife was 33

Soon after news broke about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ plans to divorce, fans noted a weird coincidence. All of Cruise’s three marriages broke up when his wife at the time was 33, and ended when she was 34.  More…

Students who bullied bus monitor are suspended for a year

Four middle school students caught on camera verbally abusing their bus monitor have been suspended for a year and will be required to complete 50 hours of community service, school district officials said Friday.  More…

It’s Official: Savannah Guthrie new co-anchor of TODAY

Savannah Guthrie has been named co-anchor of TODAY, it was announced Friday. Guthrie joined TODAY as co-host of the third hour in June 2011 and also serves as TODAY’s chief legal analyst. The new TODAY team of Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales officially debuts Monday, July 9.  More…

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes divorcing after five year marriage

"Rock of Ages" star Tom Cruise and his wife Katie Holmes are divorcing after five years of marriage, Fox News Channel confirms. "This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," Holmes’ attorney Jonathan Wolfe said. A rep for Cruise issued a statement saying that Holmes filed the divorce papers.   More…

USDA’s new tactic to promote food stamps: Party!

Forget Tupperware bashes and toga soirees – the latest rage is food stamp parties. The USDA is encouraging the nation’s food stamp program to promote to the elderly using parties and games. The promotional campaign has cost between $2.5 million and $3 million. Spending on the food stamps program has increased 100 percent since President Obama took office.  More…

SWAT team raids wrong home due to open WiFi network

After Evansville, Indiana police learned of online threats, they sent a SWAT unit to execute a search warrant on a local house, one in which the front door was open and an 18-year old woman sat inside watching TV. Unfortunately, they raided the wrong house, complete with flashbangs, which was recorded by a local news crew invited by police to ride along for the embarrassing scene.  More…

Texas college hacks drone in front of DHS

There are a lot of cool things you can do with $1,000, but scientists at an Austin, Texas college have come across one that is often overlooked: for less than a grand, how’d you like to hijack a drone?  More…

Jury hands down 40 years in slaying of neighbor

When Raul Rodriguez took his video recorder, cellphone and gun to break up a neighbor’s loud party, he knew exactly what he needed to say to get away with murder.  More…

Woman Gets Super Glued To Walmart Toilet

A woman literally got caught in a sticky situation inside a Walmart bathroom in Kentucky. She sat down on the toilet and couldn’t get up for 60 minutes.  More…

11-year-old girl electrocuted at mini-golf course in Florida

An 11-year-old girl vacationing with her family was electrocuted and died Wednesday at a miniature golf course in Florida as she tried to retrieve her ball from a a small pond, according to a statement from the resort.  More…

My Three Sons Star Don Grady Dies At 68

Don Grady, who played handsome Robbie Douglas on My Three Sons, died at 68 Wednesday, RadarOnline.com has learned. Grady’s co-star Barry Livingston told the AP the actor had been battling cancer.  More…

Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare as a Tax

Chief Justice John Roberts issued a long opinion in which he said the controversial individual mandate may be upheld and is within Congress’ power under the taxing clause rather than the commerce clause.  More…

Ann Curry: I’m Leaving The Today Show

After more than a week of rumors, Ann Curry said she will announce she’s leaving the Today Show on its Thursday broadcast, admitting she doesn’t feel she was given enough time to develop into the ace anchor the network initially pegged her as. Curry, who said news leaked of her imminent departure has “hurt deeply,” added she thought she had improving chemistry with co-anchor Matt Lauer in her first year.  More…

Police: Hitman hired to kill hitman who killed woman

Police say a Detroit-area man was caught on tape trying to hire someone to kill the hitman who killed his wife, according to media reports.  More…