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  • Houston-Area Flash Flooding Leaves at Least Five Dead

    Houston-Area Flash Flooding Leaves at Least Five Dead

    (HOUSTON) — Floodwaters that inundated Houston, bringing the city to a standstill, were blamed Tuesday for at least five deaths, and statewide, the disaster claimed at least 12 lives, authorities said Tuesday. Houston Mayor Annalise Parker did not identify the fatalities, but said that two were found inside vehicles and another was found in a bayou and police suspect that the individual suffered from a heart attack while trying to push their vehicle. A fourth person was also found in a bayou, and officials said it is possible he was a man who was lost during a rescue attempt earlier […]

  • Florida Bounce House Incident Was 'Freak Act of Nature,' City Manager Says

    Florida Bounce House Incident Was 'Freak Act of Nature,' City Manager Says

    (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Fort Lauderdale City Manager called Memorial Day’s beach bounce house incident “a freak act of nature that no one could have prepared for or predicted.” “The change in weather was sudden and severe,” the statement from City Manager Lee Feldman said. “An intense water spout came ashore rapidly and without warning bringing forceful winds that meteorologists have estimated were between 65 and 85 miles per hour. Its powerful unpredictable path knocked down street lights and destroyed a cement basketball support structure.” After a waterspout came ashore on the Florida beach, it hit an inflated bouncy castle, […]

  • Shania Twain Says "Maybe" She'll Debut New Songs During Upcoming Tour

    Shania Twain Says "Maybe" She'll Debut New Songs During Upcoming Tour

    Shania Twain hasn’t released an album since 2002, but she says during her upcoming Rock This Country tour — which she says is her final one — there’s a possibility that she’ll debut some new songs. “It’s to be determined,” she tells Entertainment Weekly.  “Maybe it will work out.  I’m working on new music all the time.”  Describing her new music, Shania says, “It breaks my heart in a good way.  It speaks to me. It’s very personal music, but it feels good. I enjoy listening to it and writing it.” In fact, Shania says when her touring days are […]

  • Feds Reach Settlement to Overhaul, Re-train Cleveland Police Department

    Feds Reach Settlement to Overhaul, Re-train Cleveland Police Department

    (WASHINGTON) — Days after protests over a police shooting verdict rocked Cleveland, the Justice Department reached a settlement with the city over police conduct that has shown a “pattern and practice” of unnecessary force. The settlement comes after a Cleveland patrolman was acquitted Friday for his role in the fatal shootings of two unarmed black people in 2012. Announcing the agreement, Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta said, “Today, Cleveland demonstrates to the rest of the country that people can come together across perceived differences to realize a common vision of a safer, more just city.” The agreement will require the […]

  • Billy Currington Feeling Grateful for 10th #1 Hit of His Career, "Don't It"

    Billy Currington Feeling Grateful for 10th #1 Hit of His Career, "Don't It"

    Billy Currington has scored his 10th #1 hit with his latest single, “Don’t It.” Billy says of the milestone, “I’m so appreciative of the support from the fans to everyone it has taken to accomplish this. I wake up every day grateful I still get to chase this dream and can’t wait to hit the road this summer to play some new music!” Billy’s new album, Summer Forever, comes out Tuesday, June 2, and he’s releasing the song “Drinkin’ Town with a Football Problem” as the follow up to “Don’t It.” Look for Billy to perform on NBC’s Tonight Show […]

  • Eric Church Performing at Marty Stuart's Annual Late Night Jam June 10

    Eric Church Performing at Marty Stuart's Annual Late Night Jam June 10

    Eric Church will make his second appearance at Marty Stuart‘s 14th Annual Late Night Jam coming up Wednesday, June 10 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The show takes place the night before the CMA Music Festival officially kicks off June 11. Eric tells Rolling Stone, “I was fortunate enough to play the Late Night Jam early on in my career [in 2007], and enjoyed the whole vibe and experience. I love Marty and his guys and I can’t wait to join an already fantastic lineup.” Eric joins previously-announced artists Brothers Osborne, Connie Smith, Charley Pride and Jimmy Webb on the bill […]

  • Rodney Atkins Announces Lineup for 5th Annual Music City Gives Back Concert on June 9

    Rodney Atkins Announces Lineup for 5th Annual Music City Gives Back Concert on June 9

    Rodney Atkins has assembled an all-star lineup for his 5th Annual Music City Gives Back concert coming up Tuesday, June 9 on Nashville’s Lower Broadway. Kip Moore, Tyler Farr, Lee Brice and Maddie & Tae will join Rodney for the show to raise money for the W.O. Smith Music School in Nashville. Rodney says, “I’m grateful to be hosting this special event for the fifth year in a row alongside a stellar group of artists.” The concert is free to the public and kicks off at 6 p.m. CT with a performance from DJ Silver. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. […]