‘I’ve Got Thick Skin’: We Talk to the Pro-Trump Mayor Who Was Running From Us

‘I’ve Got Thick Skin’: We Talk to the Pro-Trump Mayor Who Was Running From Us Things got complicated after Mayor Roger Claar of Bolingbrook, Ill., helped throw a fund-raiser for Donald J. Trump last fall. Mr. Claar hadn’t answered our interview requests until Friday. Source: NYT > U.S. Click to…

Videos of Force-Feeding at Guantánamo Will Stay Secret, Court Rules

Videos of Force-Feeding at Guantánamo Will Stay Secret, Court Rules The federal appeals panel held that disclosing the videotapes would create national security risks, and that this concern superseded any public right to see the tapes. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Traffic Alert: Semi-truck crash shuts down I-40 at Covington Pike

Traffic Alert: Semi-truck crash shuts down I-40 at Covington Pike First responders are on the scene of a six-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck that shut down I-40 at Covington Pike.   Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

3 arrested in fire that collapsed Atlanta highway overpass

3 arrested in fire that collapsed Atlanta highway overpass ATLANTA (AP) — Three people were arrested Friday in connection with a raging fire that collapsed an elevated portion of Interstate 85 in Atlanta and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city. Deputy Insurance Commissioner Jay…

Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City

Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to close the city’s notorious Rikers Island jail. But even he acknowledges that the process will not be quick or easy. “It will take many years,” de Blasio said…

Bridgestone Arena rape suspect cleared of charges

Bridgestone Arena rape suspect cleared of charges The man accused of raping a coworker inside a Bridgestone Arena bathroom last December has been cleared of the charges after the Davidson County Grand Jury declined to indict him this week. Source: WSMV Nashville – ! News Click to read more.

Driver injured after running off I-40, crashing into Bellevue home

Driver injured after running off I-40, crashing into Bellevue home An 81-year-old woman was able to walk away unharmed after a car flew off Interstate 40 and crashed into her Bellevue home. Source: WSMV Nashville – ! News Click to read more.

2 Sue Trump and U.S. Officials, Claiming They Are on ‘Kill List’

2 Sue Trump and U.S. Officials, Claiming They Are on ‘Kill List’ This list is meant for terrorists, and although the men have worked in combat zones and had contact with Al Qaeda and other extremist groups, they deny that they are militants. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read…

Friends and family gather to remember Ken Sparks

Friends and family gather to remember Ken Sparks MORRISTOWN (WATE) – Two days after the death of legendary Carson Newman football coach Ken Sparks, hundreds of friends and family members gathered at Morristown’s Manley Baptist Church in remembrance of the iconic coach. Previous Story: Legendary Carson-Newman coach Ken Sparks dies Former…

Man arrested in connection to January 2016 murder

Man arrested in connection to January 2016 murder Metro Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a murder in January 2016. Source: WSMV Nashville – ! News Click to read more.