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  • 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

  • Coloradans Still High on New Pot Laws

    Coloradans Still High on New Pot Laws

    (HAMDEN, Conn.) — How do state voters feel now about Colorado Amendment 64, which legalized the recreational use of marijuana by adults as well as sales of one ounce or less by licensed stores? About the same as they did in April, when Quinnipiac University previously asked the question. Fifty-four percent say they support the overall passage of Amendment 64. However, it was as high as 58 percent last February. In other findings, two-thirds of Coloradans maintain that people who want to smoke marijuana should only do so in their homes or at members-only clubs. Meanwhile, just over six in… Read more

  • Poll: Most Americans Not Anxious to Get Involved in Foreign Entanglements

    Poll: Most Americans Not Anxious to Get Involved in Foreign Entanglements

    (NEW YORK) — The upheavals overseas have made Americans more skittish about any kind of U.S. military involvement, according to a new POLITICO survey. For instance, 67 percent of those polled say that military action should only be taken when there is a direct threat to national security. Only 22 percent believe that the U.S. should be compelled to act whenever democracy is threatened elsewhere. The survey of 834 adults, which was taken before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine, found that just 17 percent feel the U.S. should do more to help the central government in… Read more

  • Cleanup continues in the aftermath of a fire that claimed three businesses

    SANFORD–Cause has not been determined of three small businesses destroyed by fire early Monday morning. Central Auto Auction, Bill’s car clean and Big Al’s Automotives on Cameron Drive burned around 4 AM. At least five cars and a boat were among the destroyed property. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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