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  • Reward climbs to $190K for killer of veteran Baltimore police detective

    Reward climbs to $190K for killer of veteran Baltimore police detective

    (BALTIMORE) — A reward has climbed to $190,000 in the search for the killer of a veteran Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the head while on duty, the FBI said. Det. Sean Suiter, a married father of five and an 18-year veteran with the Baltimore Police, was conducting a follow-up to a homicide investigation around 5 p.m. Wednesday when he saw a man engaging in suspicious activity, police said. Suiter approached the man and was shot in the head shortly after, police said. Suiter’s partner was nearby and rushed over to render aid, police said. On Wednesday […]

  • Man accidentally shoots himself, wife at church while discussing weapons in churches: Police

    Man accidentally shoots himself, wife at church while discussing weapons in churches: Police

    (TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn.) —  A man accidentally shot himself and his wife in their Tennessee church after he had taken his gun out during a discussion about weapons in places of worship, police said. The man, 81, and his wife, 80, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The incident happened Thursday afternoon as members of the First United Methodist Church in Tellico Plains — about 60 miles southwest of Knoxville — were gathered at the church for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch, Tellico Plains Police Department Chief Russ Parks told ABC News. The church members were discussing weapons during worship services on […]

  • 'Wonder' author on her inspiration for the book and meeting an 'Auggie Pullman come to life'

    'Wonder' author on her inspiration for the book and meeting an 'Auggie Pullman come to life'

    (NEW YORK) — Starting at a new school with new classmates can be a daunting task for most children. But for Nathaniel Newman, the first day of middle school was extra intimidating, because he’s not like most kids. Nathaniel was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, an extremely rare craniofacial disorder caused by mutations in the POLR1C gene. It affects an estimated 1 in 50,000 people in the United States. In the first year of his life, Nathaniel had more than 10 surgeries because of the malformations in his face. But despite the hardships he’s faced so far in his short […]

  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill play "Search Party" on the "Tonight Show"

    Tim McGraw and Faith Hill play "Search Party" on the "Tonight Show"

    Tim McGraw and Faith Hill joined Jimmy Fallon on Thursday’s Tonight Show for a Family Feud-inspired game called “Search Party.” Faith’s team — consisting of Jimmy and James Poyser, from Fallon’s house band, The Roots, took on Tim and The Roots’ Questlove and Tariq Trotter. A representative from each team was called up to a podium by Tonight Show announcer Steve Higgins, and asked to guess the most popular answers to Google search questions and enter them into a computer. The winner’s team then took turns guessing the remaining answers, without getting two strikes against them. Otherwise, the opposing team had […]

  • Church security meeting scheduled

    SANFORD–Sheriff Tracy Carter has scheduled a meeting on more church security, in light of the recent Texas church shootings. The meeting will be at Manna Church on Burns Drive, December 7 at 7 PM. More local news can be heard Monday though Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Democrat of the year named

    SANFORD–Phil Gurkin was honored Thursday evening as the Democrat of the year, during the annual Democratic Awards Banquet. More local news can be heard Monday though Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.