School shooting thwarted: Student had ‘ghost gun’ AR-15, silencers, list of victims, authorities say

RonBailey/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — A school shooting has been thwarted in Los Angeles County, authorities said Friday, after a student was found with an AR-15, ammunition and a list of intended victims.Los Angeles County deputies responded to a call of a student who threatened to shoot other students and staff, Undersheriff Tim Murakami tweeted Friday morning.After…read more »

Harrowing surveillance video captures 1-year-old’s fatal fall off cruise ship

DNY59/iStock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Harrowing surveillance video from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship captured the tragic final moments of a 1-year-old girl enjoying a vacation with her family before falling to her death.Chloe Wiegand, an 18-month-old from Indiana, was traveling with her grandparents and parents on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas at…read more »

Prosecutor reveals vile language used in Boston College suicide case during arraignment

Suffolk County District Attorneys Office(BOSTON) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with her boyfriend’s suicide pleaded not guilty Friday.Inyoung You, 21, appeared in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston for the first time for her alleged role in the death of her then-boyfriend, Alexander Urtula. She did not speak or…read more »


Tim McGraw heads back to the bayou for a free show before college football’s biggest game

ABC/Mark LevineLouisiana native Tim McGraw will put on a free concert January 13 before the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans. Gates open at noon CT that Monday in Woldenberg Park, with alt-rockers Judah & the Lion set to take the stage before Tim’s headlining set. The game itself starts at 8 p.m. ET at Mercedes-Benz…read more »

Brand New Man: Ronnie Dunn releases covers of Tom Petty, George Strait

Steven MartineRonnie Dunn is lending his voice to a pair of classic songs. The Brooks & Dunn star released two more songs on Friday off his forthcoming covers album, Re-Dunn, sharing his interpretation of Tom Petty’s iconic “I Won’t Back Down” and one of George Strait’s biggest hits, “The Cowboy Rides Away.” Melodically, the country star largely stays true to Tom’s original,…read more »

Glimpse Dolly Parton’s “gift of clairvoyance” in the ‘Heartstrings’ episode, “These Old Bones”

NetflixDolly Parton breathes new life into “These Old Bones” today, as the 2002 track from her Halos & Horns album becomes the basis for an episode of her new Netflix series, Heartstrings. Based on a lady Dolly knew growing up, as well as her own family, the song tells the story of a mountain woman who foretells the future…read more »

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Six-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town has also taken home the Single of the Year trophy twice, in 2012 and 2015. Can you name the foursome’s winning songs? ANSWER: “Pontoon” and “Girl Crush,” respectively. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.read more »