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A key ruling Monday in the ballot petition fraud case involving St. Joseph County’s former Democratic Party Chair Butch Morgan and three former Democratic voter registration employees will send all four of the accused to trial. Morgan is accused...
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Manti Te'o told USA Today on Monday that he doesn't believe the online hoax that fooled him will affect his stock in the upcoming NFL draft. The former Notre Dame linebacker also said he has shut down his Twitter account and...
The man who says he tricked Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o into falling for a fake woman he created online claims the hoax had "everything to do" with escaping from real life because he had been molested as a child. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo spoke publicly...
Ronaiah Tuiasosopo fell in love with Manti Te'o and said all his energy went into pretending to be the woman the Notre Dame linebacker came to know as Lennay Kekua. Tuiasosopo, the 22-year-old mastermind of the elaborate hoax that embarrassed Te'o and...
The Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax: Why do it in this elaborate way over such a long period of time? WSBT’s Rick Schutt talked one-on-one with Dr. Phil McGraw Thursday about his interview with hoaxer Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.
Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, The Man Behind the Manti Te'o Hoax sits down for a No-Holds-Barred interview with Dr. Phil(Hollywood, CA - - January 28, 2013) In an all-media exclusive interview airing on Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1 at 3 p.m. on WSBT-TV, Dr. Phil peels away the many layers of events that took place to determine what ultimately led to...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – University of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o likely told the truth to talk show host Katie Couric on Thursday (Jan. 24), according to an analysis done by a Purdue University facial recognition expert. Chris Kowal uses...
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. Pressed by Couric to admit that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o admitted to Katie Couric he answered questions about his "dead," online girlfriend even after he received a call Dec. 6 from a woman posing as the fake person. Te'o also maintained he played no part...
When Manti's girlfriend supposedly passed away in September, he wasn't shy when talking to WSBT about his relationship with her. WSBT's Colleen Ferreira was searching through our archives Wednesday night. From listening in on many past news conferences,...
Notre Dame and Manti Te'o both issued statements Wednesday night stating that Te'o was the victim of an elaborate hoax in regards to the death of his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who we now know never existed. Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick...
Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Notre Dame graduate who launched a campaign to raise money for a cancer research group in memory of linebacker Manti Te'o's girlfriend says he is "shell-shocked" to learn the woman didn't exist. Dan Tudesco, a...
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