Failed demolition leaves behind ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’

By Ben Hooper  (0) Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The failed implosion of an 11-story building in Dallas left behind a structure dubbed "The Leaning Tower of Dallas." The former Affiliated Computer Services building near the city's downtown was supposed to be demolished Sunday, but the implosion failed to bring down the center of the structure, which remained [...]

2020-02-19T02:44:22+00:00February 19th, 2020|

Ryan Newman awake, speaking with family after Daytona 500 crash

By Connor Grott Ryan Newman's inverted car is hit by Corey LaJoie (32) as Kevin Harvick (4) tries to avoid contact during the 62nd annual Daytona 500 on Monday at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Photo by Edwin Locke/UPI | License Photo Feb. 18 (UPI) -- NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is awake and speaking with family and [...]

2020-02-19T02:40:30+00:00February 19th, 2020|

10-year Rockies treasure hunt has lured hundreds of thousands

By Jean Lotus  (0) As many as 2 million people since 2010 have searched the Rocky Mountains for a treasure chest of gold hidden by Santa Fe millionaire Forrest Fenn, a new report says. Photo courtesy of Dal Neitzel Feb. 18 (UPI) -- In the 10 years since a gold-filled treasure chest purportedly was hidden in [...]

2020-02-18T16:39:36+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Fighter planes go to Tyndall AFB for live-fire exercises

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) F-16 fighter planes line up at Tyndall AFB, Fla., for air combat and live-fire exercises. Photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez/U.S. Air Force Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Live fire missile testing brought U.S. and Canadian aircraft to Tyndall AFB, Fla., for exercises last week, the Air Force announced. The base uses 101,000 [...]

2020-02-18T16:32:43+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Coronavirus: Cruise ship evacuations begin; death toll rises to 1,670

By Allen Cone  (0) Buses with closed curtains arrive Sunday at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal where the Diamond Princess cruise ship is docked in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Franck Robichon/EPA-EFE Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The death toll from the coronavirus rose to 1,670 Sunday as evacuations began on a cruise ship that [...]

2020-02-16T16:38:48+00:00February 16th, 2020|

Daytona 500 Sunday

By Alex Butler  (0) Joey Logano's Ford gets pushed towards inspection before practice for the 2020 Daytona 500 on Saturday in Daytona, Fl. Photo by Edwin Locke/UPI | License Photo Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Reigning champion Denny Hamlin is among five betting favorites to win NASCAR's 2020 Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hamlin, Brad [...]

2020-02-16T16:33:08+00:00February 16th, 2020|

Third runner dies after being hit by a truck with……

By Christen McCurdy  (0) A high school senior from Moore, Okla., died Saturday of injuries sustained when the driver of a pickup truck crashed into a group of cross-country athletes, killing three and injuring three others. Photo via Prayers for Kolby/Facebook Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A third member of an Oklahoma track and cross country team has [...]

2020-02-16T16:27:55+00:00February 16th, 2020|

Saudi plane goes down in Yemen; Houthi leader says rebels shot it down

By Christen McCurdy  (1) Yemenis walk through a popular market in the old quarter of Sanaa Saturday. Saudi and Houthi forces both confirmed that a Saudi plane went down in Yemen Saturday, with Houthi officials claiming credit for shooting it down. Photo by Yahya Arhab/EPA-EFE Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in [...]

2020-02-16T16:23:41+00:00February 16th, 2020|

Two Ohio State football players dismissed after rape, kidnapping accusations

By Alex Butler & Connor Grott  (0) Former Ohio State Buckeyes safety Jahsen Wint (23) is in a Columbus, Ohio, jail after being charged with rape and kidnapping. File Photo by Archie Carpenter/UPI | License Photo Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Two Ohio State University football players were dismissed from the team after authorities charged them with rape and kidnapping [...]

2020-02-13T03:36:31+00:00February 13th, 2020|

FAA’s ineffective oversight of Southwest airlines put passengers at risk

By Daniel Uria  (0) The Federal Aviation Administration's ineffective oversight of Southwest Airlines has put millions of passengers at risk, a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general said. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's inspector general said the Federal Aviation Administration has not effectively overseen [...]

2020-02-13T03:33:12+00:00February 13th, 2020|