LOS ANGELES, CA.- Superstar basketball player Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday, according to media reports.

The crash occurred in Calabasas, California, near Malibu.

Bryant was one of five people killed on the helicopter that crashed into the side of a mountain. His wife, Vanessa, […]


Texas billionaire, businessman and former presidential candidate H. Ross Perot passed away at the age of 89 after a six-month-long battle with leukemia.


Kanye West named in local lawsuit

Kanye West © Creative Commons Zero

TUSCUMBIA- Kanye West, Rapper Pusha T, Def Jam Recordings, and G.O.O.D. Music have been named in a lawsuit recently filed in Colbert County Circuit Court, accusing them of unauthorized use of music owned by the historic Fame Studios of Muscle Shoals.


Star of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ sitcom dies at 75

Penny Marshall

HOLLYWOOD– Penny Marshall, the star of the 70’s sitcom ‘Laverne & Shirley’ has died.


Burt Reynolds dead at 82

JUPITER, Florida– Actor Burt Reynolds died this morning at Jupiter Hospital in Florida at the age of 82.

His career stretched over several decades and at one time in the 70’s had four movies playing at one time at American Theatres.




DETROIT–Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, died this morning surrounded by friends and family at her home in Detroit.


Actress who played Lois Lane dead at 69

(SHOALS INSIDER) — According to media reports, Margot Kidder, who was known for playing Lois Lane in the “Superman,” movies has died.

TMZ is reporting that Kidder died at her Montana home on Sunday at the age of 69.


DEA suspends the registration of Morris & Dickson Company from distributing controlled substances

WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the issuance of an Immediate Suspension Order served on Morris & Dickson Company, a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor, located in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Morris & Dickson Company has been the subject of a DEA investigation that alleges that this distribution center failed to properly identify large suspicious orders […]

Cosby found guilty of sexual assault

Bill Cosby

Philadelphia, Penn.-It took a jury 14 hours to convict Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges. Depending on the prison sentence, William Henry Cosby Jr., who is now 80 years old, could spend the rest of his life behind bars, .


The face of the gunman in Valentine’s Day Massacre at Florida High School

Nikolas Jacob Cruz

PARKLAND, Fla.–Authorities have released the picture of the gunman in yesterday’s Valentine’s Day High School shooting. His name is Nikolas Jacob Cruz. He stands accused of killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.



FORT LAUDERDALE–National media outlets are reporting that 67-year-old David Cassidy has died as a result of complications from dementia. Cassidy was the star of the hit 70’s show The Partridge Family.

JoAnn Geffen, his publicist, confirmed his untimely death with a statement from his family.


Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison For Transferring Obscene Material To A Minor

Anthony Weiner

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ANTHONY WEINER was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 21 months in prison for transferring obscene material to a minor. WEINER pled guilty on May 19, 2017, before U.S. District Judge Loretta A. […]

Authorities release identity of alleged church gunman

Emanuel Kidega Samson

ANTIOCH–Authorities have identified the alleged gunman responsible for the Nashville church shooting as Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25.


FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application to help treat substance use disorders (SUD). The Reset application is intended to be used with outpatient therapy to treat alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and stimulant SUDs. The application is not intended to be used to treat opioid dependence.


Remains found in Aruba may be that of Natalee Holloway

Natalee Holloway

BIRMINGHAM–Natalee’s father David Holloway announced on NBC that remains have been found in Aruba 12 years after the disappearance of his daughter.

The remains were found behind a home after a new witness in the 12-year mystery has come forward


Glenn Campbell dead at 81

Legendary Country music singer and guitar virtuoso Glen Campbell died today at the age of 81. Campbell was born in Delight, Arkansas in 1936.


Trump fires Priebus hires general to manage staff



WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Donald J. Trump just announced by way of Twitter that he is replacing Chief of Staff Reince Priebus with a general.


Accident at Ohio State Fair sends shockwaves across amusement industry

COLUMBUS, OHIO-A tragedy at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday night that left one man dead and five critically injured has sent shockwaves across the amusement industry.

People across the country are starting to ask how safe are the rides at county fairs and state fairs.


Bezos now wealthiest man on planet Earth, edging out Bill Gates

Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of

According to Bloomberg News, Jeff Bezos Founder and CEO of is now the wealthiest man on the planet. Amazon stock has been on the increase, This morning the stock was trading at almost $1,100 per share. This puts Bezos’ net worth at $90.9 billion. […]

FDA requests removal of Opana ER for risks related to abuse

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market. After careful consideration, the agency is seeking removal based on its concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks. This is the first time the […]