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|

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|

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|

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|

Jussie Smollett indicted on six counts of disorderly conduct

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Jussie Smollett faces six counts of disorderly conduct. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A Cook County, Ill., grand jury on Tuesday indicted actor Jussie Smollett on six counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly making false reports to police about an assault last year. The indictment comes after a six-month [...]

2020-02-12T02:06:47+00:00February 12th, 2020|

Andrew Yang ends 2020 presidential campaign

By Daniel Uria  (0) New York businessman Andrew Yang announced that he will end his presidential campaign on Tuesday. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Andrew Yang suspended his presidential campaign Tuesday as returns from the New Hampshire primaries began trickling in. Yang, who centered his campaign around a $1,000 universal basic income [...]

2020-02-12T02:02:39+00:00February 12th, 2020|

Three NYPD officers shot within 12 hours, suspect in custody

By Daniel Uria  (0) Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Three New York City Police Department officers were shot within 12 hours this weekend in a pair of attacks on a Bronx precinct. One officer was shot and injured at the 41st Precinct in the Bronx on Sunday morning after two officers were shot and injured by a man [...]

2020-02-10T03:11:26+00:00February 10th, 2020|

First U.S. citizen dies of coronavirus,

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) A subway carriage is nearly empty during a normally busy rush hour as the deadly coronavirus continues to threaten Beijing on Thursday. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Phot Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The first U.S. citizen has died from the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, as the country's death toll rose past 700, [...]

2020-02-08T16:27:04+00:00February 8th, 2020|

Trail of destruction left in South following

By Mark Puleo,  (0) This week's storms cause record rainfall in some cities throughout the region. Photo courtesy of the Danville (Va.) Police Department Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A burst of heavy rainfall and severe weather rocked the South from Wednesday through Friday morning, killing at least five people and leaving over 250,000 others without power from Florida [...]

2020-02-08T16:22:29+00:00February 8th, 2020|

Over 100 House Democrats sign letter rejecting Trump’s Middle East peace plan

By Ed Adamczyk  (0) Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Calif., led over 100 House Democrats in signing a letter, released Friday, rejecting President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan. File Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Over 100 House Democrats signed a letter, released on Friday, critical of President Donald Trump's peace plan for the [...]

2020-02-08T16:15:45+00:00February 8th, 2020|