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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

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

WWII vet, 97, takes a knee in support of anthem protests

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - On a day when NFL teams grabbed the nation's attention by coordinating demonstrations during the national anthem, a 97-year-old World War II veteran went viral with a solitary show of support for the protests. Brennan Gilmore posted a Twitter picture Sunday morning of his gra

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 10:33:01

The world did not end, but faces 'tribulation'

(RNN) - The world did not end Saturday. It was supposed to, according to a doomsday conspiracy. But it didn't happen. However, the man behind the theory says his prophecy was misinterpreted. The world was never going to end Saturday. It was only the day a sign would appear in the sky. The world is s

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-24 12:33:02

Tennessee church shooting suspect charged with murder

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Witnesses and police described a chaotic scene as a masked attacker armed with two guns shot seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church before he was subdued. Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-25 07:27:49

Haven-Munnerlyn church move toward progress after burning of old church

It's been a week since the old Haven-Munnerlyn church burned in Waynesboro, but the wounds are still fresh in the hearts of the congregation that sits next to it. The remains of old Haven-Munnerlyn still sit on Barron Street but lead Pastor Perry Medley believes that this is an opportunity to turn t

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-24 16:49:53

'Selfie war' paramedic in Florida sentenced to 6 months

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A former Florida paramedic who took "selfies" with incapacitated victims in ambulances has been sentenced to six months in jail and three years of probation. The News-Herald reports that 35-year-old Christopher Wimmer was ordered to perform 100 hours of community serv

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-24 19:42:49

Don't let the tick stick - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

(HealthDay News) -- As tick populations and the threats they pose increase across the United States, people need to know how to deal with them, a skin doctor suggests. Ticks can cause serious illnesses such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan virus and alpha-gal syndrome (a red m

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-25 13:24:16

The Latest: Church shooting suspect has court date Wednesday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a church in Nashville (all times local): 7:20 a.m. The man charged with shooting seven people, killing one, in a Tennessee church will have his first court appearance on Wednesday. WMSV-TV cited court records in reporting the court date for 25-year

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 12:22:13

Target to up hourly base pay to $15 by end of 2020

NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers. Target's initiative is part of its overall strategy

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 12:02:19

Trump campaign associates to talk to House intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House intelligence panel will interview two of President Donald Trump's associates behind closed doors this week as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone and former staffer Boris Ep

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 09:12:19

AP Was There: Paratroops with bayonets escort Little Rock 9

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - EDITOR'S NOTE: On Sept. 25, 1957, two days after a large, white mob turned violent outside Little Rock Central High School, nine black teenagers returned with federal troops. The troops, armed with bayonets, were there on the orders of President Dwight Eisenhower, who was di

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 05:23:08

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Rohingya Muslims who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, including many children, waited on line to collect food aid near the Kutupalong refugee camp. Over the last month, an estimated 430,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh as their homes and villages were set on fire by mobs of soldiers

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 04:52:22

Barbara Blaine, founder of abuse victims group SNAP, dies

CHICAGO (AP) - Barbara Blaine, the founder and former president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has died. She was 61. The organization known as SNAP announced on its Facebook page that Blaine died Sunday following a recent cardiac event. In a statement, SNAP managing director Ba

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 04:42:53

Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey introduced a bill this year designed to prevent peo

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 02:32:20

EPA clarifies earlier FEMA statement on Texas toxic sites

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency is clarifying an earlier statement about Texas toxic waste sites and more than 500 containers of unknown material. EPA said Sunday that a statement issued Friday by the Federal Emergency Management Agency created confusion by conflating two separ

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 01:13:12

Defense attorney for Oklahoma City bomber dead at 57

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Rob Nigh, a defense attorney who represented Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and witnessed his 2001 execution, died Sunday after a battle with cancer, former colleagues said. He was 57. Known for his encyclopedic legal knowledge, work ethic and intense preparation on every c

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 01:03:06

Keeping fall and winter pests out of your home

AUGUSTA, Ga.(WJBF)- Rodents, roaches, ants and other pests may invade your home, simply because of the change in season. But, there are a few ways to keep them away. Tony Harpstrite with Arrow Exterminators explains what you can do to deter pests from you house. AUGUSTA, Ga.(WJBF)- Rodents, roaches,

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-24 12:54:58

US military kills 17 ISIS militants in Libya airstrikes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military says 17 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes on Libya. The Friday airstrikes, which were announced by U.S. African Command on Sunday, happened in an Islamic State group camp about 50 miles southeast of Sirte. In addition to the 17 deaths, the military

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 00:52:23

10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHOSE CRITICISMS SPARKED MORE PROTESTS AT NFL GAMES President Donald Trump's comments about owners firing players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-25 00:02:19

Kushner used private email to talk to White House officials, lawyer says

(CNN) - Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump and senior White House adviser, used a private email account to talk to White House officials. Kushner's lawyer said in a statement Sunday that less than 100 emails went through this account from January to August 2017. The lawyer also said an

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-24 23:59:52