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  • Federal ID Rules Could Make It Harder to Board Your Plane

    Federal ID Rules Could Make It Harder to Board Your Plane

    (NEW YORK) — Beginning in 2018, your driver’s license may not get you through airport security anymore. Starting on Jan. 22, 2018, passengers with driver’s licenses issued by a state not in compliance with or under an extension of a 2005 law designed to prevent ID fraud will have to show an alternate means of identification. The REAL ID Act requires states to certify the license applicant’s identity, conduct background checks on workers involved in the license’s issuance, and incorporate anti-counterfeiting technology into the ID card. The Department of Homeland Security announced the January deadline on Friday. Five states — […]

  • Memorial Service for Backroad Anthem Singer Craig Strickland Set for Tuesday

    Memorial Service for Backroad Anthem Singer Craig Strickland Set for Tuesday

    Funeral services for Backroad Anthem‘s Craig Strickland will be Tuesday in Rogers, Arkansas, more than two weeks after the singer from the up-and-coming band disappeared while duck hunting during a winter storm in Oklahoma. Fans and friends will be able to watch live through the host church’s website. “To all reading this message, you are invited to join our family at Craig’s memorial service either at CrossChurch or via webcast… I love you all, thank you for loving my husband,” his widow, former Miss Arkansas Helen Strickland shared on Instagram. Craig’s body was recovered last Monday, a week after his […]

  • Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row Coming to Nashville's Lower Broadway

    Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row Coming to Nashville's Lower Broadway

    Dierks Bentley made a name for himself playing the bars on Nashville’s famed Lower Broadway, and now the country superstar is opening one himself.  On Thursday, the Whiskey Row management company signed the papers to buy the four-story building at the corner of Fourth and Broadway that will become Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row. The “Drunk on a Plane” hitmaker even gets a little sentimental when he thinks about opening the latest location of his franchise. “Lower Broadway’s honky-tonks are the stomping grounds of countless artists past to present chasing this crazy dream of playing music,” he reflects. “It’s home of […]

  • Charles Kelley Readies "The Driver" for Release February 5

    Charles Kelley Readies "The Driver" for Release February 5

    Charles Kelley’s debut solo album, The Driver, now has a release date. His first recording without his Lady Antebellum band mates will be available February 5, just ten days before the title track and first single vie for a Grammy. While we already knew Stevie Nicks would contribute vocals to his cover of Tom Petty’s “Southern Accents,” the track list for the album reveals another surprise —  Miranda Lambert guests on a song called “I Wish You Were Here.” Charles plays the Boomtown Casino in Harvey, Louisiana on January 22, before taking a break from his solo tour for the […]

  • Photos Capture Moment Gunman Allegedly Tried to 'Execute' Philadelphia Police Officer

    Photos Capture Moment Gunman Allegedly Tried to 'Execute' Philadelphia Police Officer

    (PHILADELPHIA) — Chilling images show the moment a gunman approached a Philadelphia police officer in his police car and allegedly fired 13 shots at him — an act that the city’s police commissioner called an execution attempt. Officials say the suspect fired 13 shots at Officer Jesse Hartnett while he was in his police vehicle, according to ABC’s Philadelphia station WPVI. “When you look at the video — we have video that captured all of this — it’s one of the scariest things I’ve ever seen,” Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said during a news conference Friday. “This guy tried […]

  • 'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Appears in Texas Court for Arraignment

    'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Appears in Texas Court for Arraignment

    (FORT WORTH, Texas) — Tonya Couch appeared in court in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday morning for her arraignment for hindering the apprehension of a fugitive. The 48-year-old was wearing a yellow jumpsuit from the Tarrant County Jail as she stood in front of a judge who read the charge against her. Judge Wayne F. Salvant asked her name and marital status. Couch said that she is married to Fred Couch. She confirmed that she has hired a lawyer. She has not yet entered a plea. The judge said another hearing will take place on Monday in regards to Couch’s bail, […]

  • Popular Backyard Ice Rink Shuts Down Amid Legal Dispute

    Popular Backyard Ice Rink Shuts Down Amid Legal Dispute

    (NEW YORK) —  A Maryland man is voluntarily closing a backyard hockey rink built to memorialize his deceased stepdaughter because of a legal dispute between himself and local officials. Last month, Marc Kohn opened a hockey rink on his 49 acre lot in Poolesville, Md. Since then, it has become popular with neighborhood children and families. But the rink poses a problem to some local officials, who told Kohn it violates a three-decade old local zoning law established to protect farmland. The officials contend, that even though the rink is in Kohn’s backyard, it is in an agricultural reserve, which […]