Friday, Dec. 12: Victim's Season

Pump It Up: A shocker from Capitol Hill! Are Democrats and Republicans actually in agreement? For the first time in years, there’s a bilateral push as members of both parties want to increase the size of our active-duty military for the first time in 16 years.

So why are Pentagon brass upset? We’ll get reaction from retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul Vallely, Fox News military analyst.

Plus, a Pentagon audit says a Halliburton company overcharged for fuel in Iraq. Does this discovery have political ramifications? We’ll get a fair and balanced debate from Byron York, White House correspondent for The National Review, and Ellen Ratner, radio talk show host and a Fox News analyst.

Crime Scene Search: Police search the home of a suspected serial killer. Could there be "more" bodies out there? We’ll get insight from forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden, former chief medical examiner for New York City.

Victim’s Story: A riveting interview in the Dru Sjodin case. Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. (search) is the suspect. Now, Shirley Iverson, the first woman he was convicted of assaulting tells her story to DaySide.

We’ll also hear from Crookston Police Sgt. Gerry Moreno, who has known Rodriguez and his family since childhood, and attorney Wayne Swanson, who won a conviction against Rodriguez that sent him to prison for 23 years.

Mepham High School Hazing Case:

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