Archive for May 12th, 2012

  • Hudson thanks prosecutors, God after jury verdict

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Amy Thompson, defense attorney for William Balfour, speaks with the media Friday, May 11, 2012, in Chicago after Balfour was convicted of murdering the mother, brother and nephew of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson. Balfour faces a mandatory life prison...

  • Authorities: Kidnapped girls didn’t eat for days

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Sheriff’s department crime scene tape lies across the road from the Zion Hill Baptist Church in the Alpine community near Guntown, Miss., Friday, May 11, 2012. The tape was used to keep media and onlookers away from the church, which sits on the edge of...

  • Mitt Romney’s ‘hijinks’ seen as bullying today

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    An area of Cranbrook is shown in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Friday, May 11, 2012. Mitt Romney apologized Thursday for “stupid” high school pranks that may have gone too far and moved quickly to stamp out any notion that he bullied schoolmates at the...

  • Many blacks shrug off Obama’s new view on gays

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Dorsey Jackson, center standing, cuts hair at his establishment Jackson’s Barbershop, Friday, May 11, 2012, in Ardmore, Pa. Like many black Americans, Dorsey Jackson does not believe in gay marriage, but he wasn’t disillusioned when Barack Obama...

  • Legendary car designer, racer Shelby dies at 89

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this March 1, 2009, photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Carroll Shelby gives the command to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Shelby 427 race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. Shelby, a race driver and Shelby Cobra sports car...

  • Judge refuses to dismiss John Edwards charges

    May 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former presidential candidate and Sen. John Edwards arrives at a federal courthouse in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, May 10, 2012. Edwards is accused of conspiring to secretly obtain more than $900,000 from two wealthy supporters to hide his extramarital affair...