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Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Tennessee church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself acci

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-24 17:47:02

Amazon employee killed in forklift accident at Indiana facility

PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Police are investigating a forklift accident that left an employee dead Sunday at Amazon's Plainfield fulfillment center. The accident happened around 2:30 p.m. at the facility at 800 Perry Road. Plainfield Police Captain Jill Lees said officers were dispatched to the scene, wher

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 12:08:39

Local farm impacted by Hurricane Irma

FELDA, Fla. -- The Circle C Farm in Hendry County was severely impacted by Hurricane Irma, losing thousands of animals, even after securing their structures. Circle C owner Nicole Kozak tells Fox 4 they lost almost 5,000 chickens, ducks, and turkeys to the storm. More than 1,000 were brand new baby

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-24 18:37:44

Hurricanes Lee, Maria continue in Atlantic

FORT MYERS, Fla. Hurricanes Lee and Maria were present Monday morning in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane Maria has maximum sustained winds at 80 mph and is moving north at 7 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. The system is about 350 miles south-southeast of

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 06:11:28

Police looking for burglar who targeted same Fort Myers store twice in one month

A burglar hit the same Fort Myers business twice in the past three weeks, narrowly evading capture the second time, and local law enforcement is seeking information to put him behind bars. Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help identifying the burglar who broke into Creativ

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-24 22:26:23

Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

(AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rachael Bryant poses for a photo with her tax records at her home in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. She and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based churc... (AP Photo/Chuck Burton). Former Word of Fait

NBC 2 - 2017-09-25 07:17:00

Ted Cruz says he's currently a 'no' on Obamacare replacement

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that he does not currently support the Senate GOP's latest bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, though he emphasized that he's working with the sponsors of the bill in order to get to a "yes." "Right now, they don't have my vote, and I don't think they hav

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-24 19:41:18

Detroit Lions anthem singer takes knee while singing

Dozens of NFL players took a knee Sunday in response to Donald Trump's criticisms. But the protests weren't limited to the players. Prior to Sundays game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions, Lions' anthem singer Rico LaVelle took a knee while singing the final line of the Star Spangled

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-24 19:09:13

California lawmakers look to free older and younger inmates

(California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP). FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, provided by the California Department of Corrections shows Charles Manson. The leader of the murderous Manson "family" is 82 and among the older pri... (California Department of Corrections and Re

NBC 2 - 2017-09-24 18:26:00

Vendor banned for selling racist signs at Indiana car show

GAS CITY, Ind. -- Organizers for the Ducktail Run Rod & Classic Car Show in Gas City, Indiana booted out and permanently banned a vendor found selling racist signs and plaques this weekend. The car show brings in nearly 2,500 classic, pre-1972 automobiles and more than 50,000 people every year to Ga

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 12:28:12

APNewsBreak: Planes designed for Alaska to take final flight

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. The captain soon came on the speaker to apologize for the odor, which was coming from 70 skittish baby reindeer headed for Tex

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-09-25 08:47:29

Endless fallen oak, mahogany, ficus trees from Irma pretty much worthless

In just the first nine days operating after Irma swept through Southwest Florida, MW Horticulture Services Recycling had already taken in about two months worth of vegetation at its primary location in Fort Myers. Ricardo Rolon / news-press.com Sorry tree huggers, environmentalists, homeowners, oxy

NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-25 10:36:30

Target boosts minimum wage to $11 an hour, $15 by 2020

Target is giving its workers a raise. The company announced Monday that it would increase the minimum hourly wage for all workers to $11 next month. Target also committed to a $15 minimum wage by the end of 2020. The company says the increase will also apply to the more than 100,000 hourly workers i

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 12:53:41

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report. (CNN) - A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car, according to a police report.

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-25 02:16:36

Marco Island company offering free food for Irma relief

A Marco Island company says they are helping people get back on their feet after Irma. MARCO ISLAND-- A Marco Island company says they are helping people get back on their feet after Irma. On Monday (9/25), the Truly Nolan pest control office on 931 North Collier Boulevard on Marco Island, will be g

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 11:34:08

Soul singer Charles Bradley dies at 68

Singer Charles Bradley, who was known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" because of his raspy voice and stirring performances, has died. He was 68. Bradley died in New York on Saturday surrounded by family, friends and some of his bandmembers, according to a statement on his website. "It is with a hea

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 11:10:06

NFL aired unity ad in prime time on Sunday

(CNN Money) -- With President Trump taking aim at the NFL and its players who protest during the national anthem, the league has broadcasted a message of unity. RELATED: Dozens of NFL players kneel for anthem The NFL dusted off a one-minute ad that it produced for the Super Bowl earlier this year. I

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-09-25 10:28:07

Attorney: Kushner used private email account to talk to WH officials

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, has occasionally used a private email account for correspondence with fellow administration officials, his lawyer, Abbe Lowell, confirmed to CNN on Sunday. "Mr. Kushner uses his White House email

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-09-24 23:06:35

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti). Hundreds of people wait in line since the morning to buy gasoline three days after the impact of Hurricane Maria in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns w... (AP Photo). Water drains from the Guajataca

NBC 2 - 2017-09-24 18:07:00

Cape council to mull funding for Irma recovery efforts

CAPE CORAL, Fla. Recovery efforts concerning funding and seawall damage from Hurricane Irma be the topic of discussion at a city council meeting Monday. The meeting will take place at 5:05 p.m. in council chambers at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd. CAPE CORAL, Fla. Recovery efforts concerning funding and s

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-09-25 08:08:11