April 8th, 2010
06:29 PM ET

On the Radar: What's happening Friday

Mark Kerrigan, brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan, faces additional charges in connection with the death of his father.

Here's a look at some of tomorrow's news events:

Kerrigan in court

The brother of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan is scheduled to be formally charged in connection with the January death of his father. Mark Kerrigan has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges.  A grand jury has since charged him with manslaughter.  The Kerrigan family has rejected the charges, saying they do not blame anyone for the death of Daniel Kerrigan, saying he had a pre-existing heart condition.  Read more

Red Shirt rally in Bangkok

"Red Shirt" protesters in Thailand plan another mass rally Friday (Thursday night ET) despite the state of emergency that empowers the military to move against large gatherings. The anti-government protesters have controlled areas of the Thai capital for nearly a month.  Read more

U.S. Civil War anniversary

On this day in 1865, Confederate States Army Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Army Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. The two generals signed surrender documents on that day at the Appomattox Court House in Virginia, ending the American Civil War.

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