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Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee

Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee

Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, rattling people awake across several Southeast states. The United States Geological Survey says the temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake, occurred at 4:14 a.m. local time. It was the second strongest quake on record in east Tennessee, the local National Weather…MORE

West Virginia authorities search for three people trapped in abandoned mine

West Virginia authorities search for three people trapped in abandoned mine

Authorities are racing to rescue three people trapped in a West Virginia mine. Four individuals were reported missing Saturday after an abandoned ATV they were believed to be riding was found near the entrance of a mine in Clear Creek, according to a statement from the office of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. One of…MORE

Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

Sky to end ownership of cycling outfit Team Sky

One of the most successful teams in professional cycling history is looking for a new sponsor after Sky announced its ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky will cease at the end of 2019. Sky helped found Team Sky in 2010 and, over the last eight years, the team has won six Tour de France titles…MORE

Police investigating use of force incident during arrest

Police investigating use of force incident during arrest

On December 11, at about 8:45 a.m., officers of the Bakersfield Police Department responded to the area of 34th Street at Union Avenue to check the welfare of an intoxicated subject jumping in and out of traffic. Officers arrived and confronted 39-year-old Robert Jimenez who then fled on foot and assaulted an officer, according to…MORE

12-year-old boy raises money to buy best friend’s gravestone

12-year-old boy raises money to buy best friend’s gravestone

A bond between two 12-year-old boys is now helping a Detroit mother in her grief. After surviving two bouts with cancer, little KJ Gross’ time on earth was cut short by the side effects of treatment. Now KJ’s best friend is helping his mom get some closure. KJ had defeated cancer twice in his young…MORE

Woman, 5-year-old son killed in chain-reaction crash

Woman, 5-year-old son killed in chain-reaction crash

Authorities say a mother and her young son were killed in a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash on State Route 51 in Phoenix. The state Department of Public Safety said 31-year-old Jennifer Vegtel of Phoenix and her 5-year-old son were killed Monday night when their sedan was struck from behind by a pickup and that the impact…MORE

Michael Flynn asks federal judge to spare him from prison time in response to government sentencing memo

Michael Flynn asks federal judge to spare him from prison time in response to government sentencing memo

Former national security adviser to President Donald Trump Michael Flynn has asked a federal judge to spare him from prison time, echoing Robert Mueller’s assertions that he cooperated early and extensively with the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Flynn said his cooperation with Mueller’s special counsel investigation “was not grudging or delayed,” according to a memo…MORE

Rick Santorum says he would decline White House chief of staff role

Rick Santorum says he would decline White House chief of staff role

Rick Santorum said Tuesday that his “answer right now would be no” if President Donald Trump were to offer him the role of White House chief of staff. “Look, it’s an honor even to be considered,” the former Pennsylvania Republican senator and onetime presidential hopeful told Erin Burnett on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.” “I think…MORE

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