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  • Death Toll in Tennessee Wildfires Rises to 13

    Death Toll in Tennessee Wildfires Rises to 13

    (GATLINBURG, Tenn.) — A total of 13 deaths have now been confirmed in the massive wildfires that have devastated eastern Tennessee’s Sevier County, officials said Friday. The fires, described as the state’s largest in 100 years, are believed to be human-caused, authorities said. Twelve of the victims died as a direct result of the firestorm, and one victim died of a heart attack while trying to escape a blaze, officials said at a news conference Friday morning. The briefing was held in Gatlinburg — one the worst-hit cities in Sevier County. “It certainly is distressing and saddening to all of […]

  • "Good at Tonight" Video Follows a Day in the Life of David Nail

    "Good at Tonight" Video Follows a Day in the Life of David Nail

    You can find out what a typical show day is like for David Nail in the new live performance video for his latest single, “Good at Tonight.” You can check out the clip shot in different cities on David’s Fighter Tour on YouTube. Written by CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne, the single features vocals from TJ and John, though they don’t appear in the video. “Good at Tonight” is the second release from David’s Fighter album. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Mayor Talks About Losing Home, Business to Deadly Wildfires in Tennessee

    Mayor Talks About Losing Home, Business to Deadly Wildfires in Tennessee

    (GATLINBURG, Tenn.) — The mayor of a small mountain town in eastern Tennessee is among those who lost their homes and businesses in deadly wildfires that have scorched the state. In an emotional interview with local ABC affiliate WATE-TV on Thursday, Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner talked about how his family and the community have been trying to cope with the loss and devastation. The wildfires engulfed Werner’s house, which he built himself, along with all seven buildings of the condominium business he owns. “We lost our home, we lost our business,” Werner told WATE. “I call it a huge bump […]

  • One Man Arrested in Fatal Bourbon Street Shooting

    One Man Arrested in Fatal Bourbon Street Shooting

    (NEW ORLEANS) — A 20-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting in New Orleans’ French Quarter last Sunday morning that killed one and injured nine, local officials announced Friday morning, as they urged the public to help them find a second suspect. At a press conference Friday morning, New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that 20-year-old Jordan Clay has been identified as one of two men allegedly involved in the deadly shooting. Police said Friday that they believe Clay and another man were in a dispute, then met on Bourbon Street, […]

  • Sandy Hook Group Releases PSA on Gun Violence

    Sandy Hook Group Releases PSA on Gun Violence

    (NEW YORK) — An organization created by some of the family members who lost their loved ones to a horrific act of gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly four years ago have released a new video day calling for people to recognize warning signs and intervene to prevent tragedies before they happen. The group’s public service announcement, called “Know the Signs,” which debuted in a shortened version Friday on Good Morning America, follows a typical teenager at school as he anxiously awaits his summer break. Meanwhile, another student exhibits several of the identified warning signs for violent behavior. […]

  • Husband of California Mom on Getting the Call Missing Wife Was Alive

    Husband of California Mom on Getting the Call Missing Wife Was Alive

    (REDDING, Calif.) — The husband of Sherri Papini, the California mom who was missing for three weeks after allegedly being kidnapped while out jogging, described the heart-wrenching moment he learned his wife had been found alive. Sherri Papini, 34, went missing on Nov. 2 and was found alive on Thanksgiving Day on the side of a road roughly 150 miles from the Papini family home in Redding, California. It was very early that morning on Nov. 24 that Keith Papini said his home phone rang. “It was my wife screaming in the background, yelling my name, and a CHP [California […]

  • Woman Locked in Metal Container for Two Months Sues Suspected Serial Killer

    Woman Locked in Metal Container for Two Months Sues Suspected Serial Killer

    (ANDERSON CITY, S.C.) — Kala Brown, a woman who was locked inside a metal container for more than two months, filed a lawsuit in civil court on Thursday seeking damages from suspected kidnapper and serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, reports WLOS, a local ABC affiliate. Brown was discovered by detectives searching Kohlhepp’s property in rural South Carolina when they heard a banging coming from inside the container on Nov. 3. She and her boyfriend went missing on Aug. 31, according to police. Brown’s suit alleges that after going out to the property “for the purpose of work that involved cleaning up,” […]