Top 5 Live-Wednesday July 15

Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday July 15 1. Whoopi Goldberg changes stance on Bill Cosby  “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg has been outspoken in her support of comedian Bill Cosby. On Tuesday, she said on the show that she can no longer say “innocent until proven guilty.” “If this is to be tried in the court of…

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Top 5 Live-Friday May 1

Top 5 Live-WURD Friday May 1 1. Report: Freddie Gray sustained injury in back of police van  The mystery into the death of Freddie Gray grew more complex Thursday as several new reports put the focus on what might have happened during a roughly 40-minute ride in the back of a police transport van. Among…

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Top 5 Live-Thursday April 30

Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday April 30 1. Lawyer for family of man killed by Philly police calls for reforms A day after she filed a civil-rights suit against the Philadelphia Police Department, the mother of Brandon Tate-Brown told reporters that she will continue to fight for the evidence in her son’s death to be released…

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Top 5 Live-Tuesday April 21

Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday April 21 1. Bobby Brown’s Lawyer Clarifies His Comments About Bobbi Kristina  After Bobby Brown told concertgoers in Dallas Saturday night that his daughter, Bobbi Kristina, “is awake,” Brown’s lawyer Christopher Brown is scaling back the singer’s exuberant claim that Bobbi “is watching me.” “Bobbi Kristina’s condition has changed since moving…

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Top 5 Live-Thursday March 12

Top 5 Live –WURD Thursday March 12  1. Secret Service Agents Under Investigation for Allegedly Drinking and Driving  Two  Secret Service agents are under investigation for allegations that they were under the influence of alcohol while driving a government vehicle near the White House. The incident, which was first reported by the Washington Post, is…

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Top 5 Live-Tuesday March 10

Top 5 Live –WURD Tuesday March 10  1. Okla. University disowns ‘disgraceful’ fraternity after racist chant  Even with the national chapter shutting down the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at Oklahoma University, the school president said the university’s affiliation with the fraternity is permanently done as a campus group called for the expulsion of several of…

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Top 5 Live-February 24

Top 5 Live –WURD Tuesday February 24  1. Local Fox News anchor uses racial slur to describe Lady Gaga’s music A Cleveland morning news anchor used the racial epithet “jigaboo” while discussing Lady Gaga’s music on live television. Kristi Capel, co-anchor of “Fox 8 News in the Morning” in Cleveland, was impressed with the pop…

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Top 5 Live-February 18

Top 5 Live –WURD Tuesday February 18 1. Obama immigration order temporarily halted by Texas judge  U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled Monday night to block President Barack Obama’s order shielding up to 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Hanen ruled that the administration failed to comply with the Administrative Procedure Act, which calls for the White…

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Top 5 Live – February 5

Top 5 Live – WURD Thursday February 5 1. NBC’s Brian Williams recants Iraq attack story It was a dramatic account from the early stage of the Iraq War, one that placed NBC News anchor Brian Williams aboard a U.S. military helicopter that had drawn enemy fire. It was told repeatedly by Williams and NBC.…

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