Anna's News

Thursday, May 1, 2014

FLORIDA JAIL EXPLOSION
At least two inmates are dead and as many as 150 other inmates and corrections officers are hurt... after a suspected gas explosion at a Pensacola, Florida jail overnight.

NEW JERSEY STUDENTS ARRESTED
Dozens of New Jersey high school kids have just started their criminal careers, and are in custody this morning. They're accused of breaking into Teaneck High School and trashing it overnight... urinating on the floors, smashing water balloons and turning over desks.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

SECOND PERSON CHARGED, THIRD EXPECTED TO BE, IN HOLLY BOBO CASE
A 2nd person has been charged in the Holly Bobo case. Jason Autry is now charged with especially aggravated kidnapping and first degree felony murder. There are reports that prosecutors plan to indict at least one more person in the case: Shayne Austin, who had been granted immunity from prosecution for his cooperation in the investigaiton.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

TORNADO OUTBREAK FOLLOW-UP
At least 11 deaths have been reported in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee with this last round of tornadoes and storms. Overall, there've been at least 29 deaths... and more than a hundred tornadoes reported, since Sunday.

TORNADO KILLS 2 IN LINCOLN COUNTY, CAUSES DAMAGE ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE
2 of the deaths last night were from a tornado that hit Fayetteville, in Lincoln County, Tennessee.. just a few miles north of the Tennessee/Alabama state line.Homes and an elementary school were destroyed.

Monday, April 28, 2014

WEATHER DELAYS FLIGHTS AT BNA

TORNADOES THIS WEEKEND
The mayor of a central Arkansas town slammed by a tornado late Sunday is describing the aftermath as "chaos."  Vilonia, Arkansas' downtown was basically leveled, with some homes reduced to piles of brick.  The death toll in Arkansas alone stands at 16.

Friday, April 25, 2014

INCREASED SECURITY FOR TOMORROW'S MARATHON
Security is tight for the Marathon and Half Marathons tomorrow in downtown Nashville. There'll be extra law enforcement officers on duty, and a no bag zone at the start and finish lines, on lower Broadway and at LP Field.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

2 METRO ANIMAL CONTROL OFFERS PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER RAID
Two Metro Animal Care and Control officers have been placed on leave in connection with the dog fighting operation discovered earlier this week in north Nashville. Apparently they didn't properly document previous reports of neglect and dogfighting at the location where the 38 dogs were found, so now there's an investigation underway.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

KOREAN FERRY DEATH TOLL
Divers are now going through the sunken ferry off the coast of South Korea, bringing up bodies. The official death toll is up to 146, and more than 150 still missing. The ferry sank last week with 476 people on board, many high school students and teachers on a school outing. 

38 DOGS RESCUED FROM DOG FIGHTING OPERATION
38 dogs have been rescued from an apparent dog fighting operation... in two homes in north Nashville.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

 

OBAMA VISITS MUDSLIDE SITE
President Obama visits the state of Washington today, to see the site of the mudslide that killed more than 40 people, and to meet with victims' families. The slide a month ago, buried about three dozen homes near the tiny town of Oso [[ OH-so ]], northeast of Seattle.  

BOSTON MARATHON
More than 36 thousand people took part in Monday's running of the Boston Marathon.

Monday, April 21, 2014

OSCAR MAYER RECALL
There's a food recall you need to know about: Kraft is recalling 96-thousand pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners. Seems some regular hot dog packages may have the hot dogs in them that contain cheese, which could make kids who are allergic to milk, ill. You can see exactly which hot dogs are affected by the recall, at the link, above.

Friday, April 18, 2014

FERRY LATEST
Authorities are getting an arrest warrant for the captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea. They're also getting warrants for two crew members.

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