7:22 p.m. ET: Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch was found dead in his home in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, a police official told ABC News Radio. He was 66.
Welch was discovered dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday afternoon, the police official said.
6:39 p.m. ET: In tonight’s Nightline Qwiki: Anchor Bill Weir is in the chair tonight and he previews a phantom debt collector investigation, his grizzly adventure and our Patti Smith Playlist. Watch the Qwiki HERE:
4:14 p.m. ET: Nothing screams blood-sucking fun like digging up “vampire” graves in Bulgaria.
Archaeologists excavated two suspected ”vampire” graves in the Black Sea town of Sokopol, Bulgaria last Sunday, and each 700-year-old skeleton had an iron rod pinned into its chest.
ABC’s Aaron Katersky reports: “Singer and actress Lauryn N. Hill was charged today with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS,” US Attorney Paul Fishman said.
12:29 p.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Bill Weir shares some stunning photos from his trip to Yellowstone, where he tracked grizzly bears with wildlife expert Casey Anderson. Do you think you could be as brave as Bill?
11:47 a.m. ET: A 165-ton dock, assumed to have been ripped away from the shores of Japan in last year’s tsunami, just washed up on a popular beach in Oregon, the Associated Press reported.
Along for the ride were hundreds of millions of individual organisms, including a tiny species of crab, a species of algae, and a little starfish all native to Japan that have scientists worried will spread out on the West Coast. Read the full story HERE.
10:10 a.m. ET: Two reporters from the British Sun newspaper pulled off the ultimate undercover job. They snuck into North Korea to report on life inside the secretive state.
The two posed as businessmen to get through border patrol from China into North Korea. Among many strange things, the journalists reported that blue vans circle the streets, blaring a relentless message through a megaphone: “Work Harder.”
9:33 a.m. ET: Be careful if you are applying for a payday loan online.
Hundreds of thousands of cash-strapped Americans have been targeted by abusive debt collectors operating out of overseas call centers suspected of links to organized crime in India, law enforcement officials told ABC News.
Read the story HERE and watch the Brain Ross investigation tonight on “Nightline.”