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  • Kenny Chesney's New Film, "The Believer," Shines a Light on College Football Legend Steve Spurrier

    Kenny Chesney's New Film, "The Believer," Shines a Light on College Football Legend Steve Spurrier

    Kenny Chesney and his longtime video director, Shaun Silva, have teamed up for a new documentary, The Believer, telling the story of famed college football coach Steve Spurrier. Kenny and Steve became friends in 2007 when the country superstar invited him onstage during a show at the University of South Carolina. Kenny is once-again partnering with ESPN and the SEC Network to produce the documentary, which features highlights from Spurrier’s career as well as interviews with those who know him best. Steve tells South Carolina’s The State newspaper, “They spent a lot of time with my family, wife, kids, grandkids… Read more

  • Robbers Get Away with Nearly $200K in Atlantic City Casino Heist

    Robbers Get Away with Nearly $200K in Atlantic City Casino Heist

    (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — A pair of gunmen pulled off a heist early Tuesday morning at Caesars casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Press of Atlantic City reports that two masked robbers brandished guns, likely in the casino part of the hotel, and obtained more than $180,000. They then fled the hotel in a car around 6:20 a.m., according to a bulletin distributed to police and obtained by the Press. Caesars operates a high-rise building that takes up an entire block between the city’s famous boardwalk and Pacific Avenue, which runs parallel to the boardwalk. It sits between two… Read more

  • FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

    FAA Orders US Air Carriers to Suspend All Flights to Israel

    (WASHINGTON) — American air carriers have suspended flights from the United Stated to Israel “for a period of up to 24 hours” after the Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning in response to a rocket strike Tuesday morning near Tel Aviv’s main airport, officials said. In a statement, the FAA said, “The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport on the morning … [and] applies only to U.S. operators, and has no authority over foreign airlines operating to or from the airport,” according to the statement. Delta Air… Read more

  • Mysterious White Flags Fly over NY's Brooklyn Bridge

    Mysterious White Flags Fly over NY's Brooklyn Bridge

    (NEW YORK) — The mysterious appearance of two large white flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City Tuesday morning has the city scrambling to figure out why they were put there, and by whom. The New York City Police Department has responded to the scene and is investigating the matter. The white flags are flying in place of the American flags that are typically atop the bridge. It’s unclear why they are there and who put them there, authorities said. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan to Brooklyn over the East River, and has its base just a… Read more

  • See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train Crash

    See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train Crash

    (SOMERSET, Ky.) — A truck driver was in stable condition Tuesday morning recovering from an accident on a Kentucky highway in which a train smashed into his tractor-trailer, officials said. The driver’s truck, loaded with charcoal lighter fluid, burst into flames as the train hit it. The truck was headed into Warner Fertilizer in Somerset, Kentucky, Friday when it was hit by a southbound train, investigators say. The truck split on impact, leaving the cab on one side of the track and the trailer on the other. The driver didn’t notice the approaching train as he made a turn, focusing… Read more

  • Police Baffled by FSU Professor's Fatal Shooting

    Police Baffled by FSU Professor's Fatal Shooting

    (TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Authorities are scrambling to unravel the mystery around the killing of a prominent law professor at Florida State University. Dan Markel, 41, was fatally shot Friday in his home, located in the Betton Hills section of Tallahassee, Florida, a neighborhood marked by Spanish moss and ranch-style homes, and now suspicion that a killer lurks nearby. There were no signs of forced entry, police told ABC News — leading investigators to conclude Markel knew his killer and may have literally opened his door to his own death. “We do believe that this was not a random act where… Read more

  • Girl Attacked in 'Slender Man' Case Receives Anonymous Purple Heart

    Girl Attacked in 'Slender Man' Case Receives Anonymous Purple Heart

    (WAUKESHA, Wis.) — First she survived being stabbed 19 times. Police say it was by her 12-year-old friends. The suspects allegedly told police they did it to please an online fictional character named “Slender Man.” Then she crawled to safety from the woods near Waukesha, Wisconsin. Now as she heals, the girl, whose identity ABC News is not revealing because of her age, continues to inspire many worldwide, with well-wishers creating cards for her on homemade purple hearts. “The little girl and her brother open up the hundreds and some days thousands of packages sent to the family from generous… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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