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  • School Bus Driver Lauded for Saving 20 Children from Inferno

    School Bus Driver Lauded for Saving 20 Children from Inferno

    (COLLEGE PARK, Md.) — A Maryland bus driver is being hailed as a hero after she helped 20 elementary school students off a bus and to safety as a fire quickly enveloped their school bus in just seconds. Officials in Prince George’s County said that around 4:45 p.m. Monday, firefighters with the Branchville Volunteer Fire Company were called to a school bus fire in College Park. Dash-cam footage captured and released Monday by fire officials showed bright-orange flames erupting inside the bus as thick, black smoke poured out of the vehicle. Bus driver Renita Smith said Tuesday that she’d just […]

  • Kill the Lights in the Caribbean: Luke Bryan Adds Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch to Crash My Playa

    Kill the Lights in the Caribbean: Luke Bryan Adds Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch to Crash My Playa

    Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch are headed to the Caribbean this winter, joining their Kill the Lights tourmate Luke Bryan for the third year of his all-inclusive Crash My Playa concert vacation. The CMA Entertainer of the Year is also adding Randy Houser and Brothers Osborne to the lineup, which already includes Blake Shelton, with Luke planning to recruit more of his compadres closer to the January 19-22 getaway. You can find out more about the trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico at CrashMyPlaya.com and also check out a video recap of last year’s festivities on YouTube. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. 

  • Kenny Chesney Books Country's Biggest Beach Party in 2017

    Kenny Chesney Books Country's Biggest Beach Party in 2017

    Kenny Chesney hasn’t announced his tour plans for next year yet, but we know one place he’ll be playing in 2017. The “Setting the World on Fire” hitmaker will headline the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for the third time in the event’s five-year history. Billed as country music’s biggest beach party, the three days of shows take place April 7-9. Tickets are on sale now, with the rest of the lineup to be announced in the future.   Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. 

  • Miranda Lambert's New Album, "The Weight of These Wings," Due November 18

    Miranda Lambert's New Album, "The Weight of These Wings," Due November 18

    It’s been two years since CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert released a new album, but that’s all about to change on November 18. Miranda’s sixth studio album, which features the top-20 lead single “Vice,” will be titled The Weight of These Wings.  That may be a reference to her crossed double-winged pistols logo, which she has tattooed on her forearm.   The album is her first release since relocating to Nashville after her divorce last year from Blake Shelton. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.    pic.twitter.com/bkMTR4nXBK — Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert) September 13, 2016  

  • Stolen Semi-Truck Lead Officers on Freeway Chase in California

    Stolen Semi-Truck Lead Officers on Freeway Chase in California

    (LOS ANGELES) — A driver in a reportedly stolen semi-truck led officers on a freeway chase in Southern California on Tuesday, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The truck belongs to ACTenviro, an environmental and hazardous waste management firm, according to ACT spokesman Walter Singer. Singer told ABC News that the truck had been en route from Sunnyvale, California to US Ecology in Nevada when it was reported stolen at 6:30 a.m. local time Tuesday. Though the GPS tracking mechanism was deactivated when it was allegedly stolen, the truck had a secondary GPS system they were able to track, […]

  • LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Blast North Carolina Lt. Governor for 'Offensive' Response to NCAA Decision

    LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Blast North Carolina Lt. Governor for 'Offensive' Response to NCAA Decision

    (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Prominent LGBTQ advocacy groups blasted North Carolina’s lieutenant governor on Tuesday after he issued a statement criticizing the NCAA for moving its championship games out of state. The NCAA announced Monday night that it was relocating its championship games due to North Carolina’s passage of House Bill 2 (HB2), a controversial measure which has been criticized as “the most anti-LGBT bill in the country.” HB2, which was passed in March, declares that state law overrides all local ordinances concerning wages, employment and public accommodations. It also directs all public schools, government agencies and public college campuses to […]

  • George Zimmerman Takes the Stand in Road Rage Case

    George Zimmerman Takes the Stand in Road Rage Case

    (ORLANDO, Fla.) — George Zimmerman took the stand Tuesday in a trial against Matthew Apperson, the Florida man accused of shooting at him. Zimmerman described for the court a “a loud bang” and claimed that his “ears started ringing” when shots were fired at him. Apperson is charged with attempted second-degree murder, and authorities say that he shot at Zimmerman during a traffic incident last year. Zimmerman described driving in the Orlando, Florida suburb of Lake Mary when Apperson pulled behind his truck, threatened the former neighborhood watchman and then fired at him. Apperson had a fixation on Zimmerman, according […]