Friday, August 24, 2012
Titans Win Pre-Season Over Cardinals
Titans won last night over Cardinals 32-27 in a pre-season match-up. Lots of new tech improvements also wowed the crowd at LP Field.
A 20-year-old student lost his life when a large pit he and other students had dug caved in around him at a California beach. According to police it was a large group of kids having fun, and the young man was laying back in the pit taking pictures when the sand sloughed over him. He was gone in 15 minutes, even as his friends tried to get him out.
Residents in one Madison neighborhood said abandoned properties in the area have become a haven for criminal activity, graffiti and vandalism. Neighboring residents are asking the city to tear the buildings down as a deterrent.
Are your pets microchipped? A Virginia family was reunited yesterday with their dog, 18 months after he went missing. The dog had been microchipped when the family lived in Murfreesboro, then was lost during their move. The man who found him, took the dog to the vet and the reunion was made. No one know how the dog got from Murfreesboro to White House – 60 miles away, but because of the microchip, he will be going home.
According to one national sportscast last night, the pick for the final in the Little League World Series – Tennessee and Japan. Go Blue! One Team One Dream Airing locally 2:30p Saturday 8/25 on News2 WKRN for the U.S. Championship.
I-40 in Bellevue was shut down yesterday due to a crash involving injuries, two cars, and two 18 wheelers. It was unclear how serious the injuries were, but one ambulance was on the scene. The highway was shut down, traffic diverted, and injured taken to the hospital. Our prayers are with those involved. Aerial view of accident here.
Clarksville police said thieves used Craigslist to scope out an elderly victim, and later return to his home and steal $10,000 worth of his property, the selling it. Anyone can be a victim when using classified ads, especially the elderly. Craigslist safety tips can be found here.
Bullying hit Greenbrier, TN where a teenage mascot says she was assaulted multiple times while wearing her bobcat costume during her team's home opener. Mayor Billy Wilson says this is more than likely just a case of kids being kids, but he believes it may have gone too far. Greenbrier parents stand behind the young lady and want charges brought against her assailants. Anyone with information is being asked to come forward. If you or your child has experience bullying, find some tips to help you here.
A Chinese immigrant in New York brought his beekeeping skills when he moved from Asia. When he recently tried to sell his home, apparently the hives were a hindrance. He called the local beekeepers association and told them, in broken Mandarin said he had 4-5 hives. He actually had – 45 hives, millions of bees, apparently in bad condition. He now faces bee cruelty charges, hauled in by a bee officer – in an actual bee mobile.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it plans to strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he declared he was finished fighting the drug charges that threaten his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all time. He will also be hit with a lifetime ban today from any cycling competitions. In response, Lance maintains his innocence and called the charges a "witchhunt." See more...
The former president of the Dickson County Humane Society, Melissa Standley was taken into police custody on Thursday for stealing $75,000 from the organization, intended to help shelter dogs and cats. Read more...
Andrew Robison is a football player from Franklin who stands just 5.1 and who’s been the buzz of sports blogs across the country. He’s 12 and plays for Franklin Christian Academy. Last week when the school’s varsity quarterback got injured Andrew filled in because he was the only other quarterback they had. Dwarfed by all the other players, in the first snap – Andrew became the youngest football player in history to throw a touchdown pass in a varsity game. Read more...
Keep your eyes on Bryan Baker, assistant tennis coach from Belmont who is being called the tennis comeback of all time! As a tennis hopeful teen, he was sidelined by a series of injuries and surgeries. He recently burned it up at the French open, the qualifiers at Wimbeldon, and now he's considered ONE TO WATCH at the U.S. open which starts next week. Read more...
New medical discovery! A new swimming pill, giving doctors a unique view inside the human body using remote-control to find a problem and treat it. It’s like a healing MRI-GPS. I just want to know if you can change the accent of the little guy driving the pill like you can the GPS in your car. "Oh my, recalculating –you need to make a u-turn at the liver and turn right at the pancreas.