The FAA tweeted then deleted news that a plane was “disabled” on the runway at O’Hare Airport.
Several reports of a plane on fire at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport are being reported on social media. Some are reporting that it’s a drill.
“FAA: A runway is closed at O’Hare Airport due to a disabled aircraft – FAA News” Continue reading
Was it a drug-smuggling ring or a shipment of a top secret ingredient? Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France this week discovered $56 million of cocaine in a shipment.
Officials are saying the massive amount of cocaine was found in a shipment of orange juice concentrate. The packaging for the white stuff was surprisingly similar to that of an “ingredient” used in the processing of Coca-Cola, rather than that of a clandestine drug shipment.
The factory, which is in the town of Signes, near the Mediterranean coast, produces concentrates for various drinks. Continue reading
Internet star and the youngest contestant to compete on Dancing With The Stars, Hayes Grier, has been badly injured in a car crash. His brother Nash made the heartbreaking announcement calling for #PrayForHayes.
Hayes, 16, is recovering in the hospital,” said his brother, who is 18 years old.
“Damn I hate hearing s**t like that on the phone scared me to death,” he added.He didn’t disclose where the accident took place or where his little bro was hospitalized, but #PrayForHayes quickly rocketed to the top trending topic on Twitter. Continue reading
Actor Abe Vigoda, who starred as detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series “Barney Miller,” Mafia member in “The Godfather” and a fry cook in “Good Burger,” has passed away. He was 94.
Vigoda’s daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, told reporters that Vigoda died Tuesday morning in his sleep at Fuchs’ home in Woodland Park, New Jersey. The cause of death was old age. “This man was never sick,” Fuchs said.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Vigoda’s family and friends at this difficult time.
Russian millionaire and founder of Russia Today, now known as RT.com, was found dead inside a Washington hotel room, a Russian official and a senior U.S. official revealed.
Mikhail Lesin, a long-time adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin who was in Washington for unknown reasons, had been staying at Hotel Dupont when he was found dead Thursday, according to officials.
U.S. authorities notified the Russian embassy in Washington that one of its citizens had died, and Russian officials are now working with American authorities to determine the circumstances of the death, the embassy told ABC News in a statement. Continue reading
Formula One champ, Jenson Button and his wife Jessica Michibata were robbed at their luxury French villa after robbers pumped sleeping gas into the house through outside air conditioning vents.
As the couple lay unconscious, a result of anaesthetic gas, the brash burglars rifled through the St Tropez home, taking items including Jessica’s half-million dollar engagement ring.
French police believe the gang had been watching the villa for days before letting off a cannister of anaesthetic gas into an air-conditioning vent. Continue reading
Three members of Osama bin Laden family were reportedly killed in a plane crash in the UK Friday.
The crash, involving a Phenom 300 jet, occurred about 40 miles southwest of London.
The plane was attempting to land when it crashed, the airport said in a statement. All four aboard were killed.
Emergency services inspect the crash site at Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, England, after four people died when a private Phenom 300 jet crash-landed in a car auction site and burst into flames as it approached the runway. Continue reading
Famed New York Times media columnist David Carr has died, he was 58.
Carr died at his office Thursday night, hours after appearing at a video conference with the Citizenfour team, a group that included Edward Snowden and others.
The Times confirmed Carr’s death late Thursday:
For the past 25 years, Mr. Carr wrote about media. He joined The Times in 2002 as a business reporter covering the magazine publishing industry.
After 19 years, the identity of the Teletubbies‘ baby featured a baby cooing inside the sun has been revealed..
Jess Smith, now 19, is a student at Canterbury Christ Church University, and has been confirmed as the memorable baby on the popular PBS children’s show.
“I used to hide it but after a lot of encouragement from my friends at university, I’ve gained the confidence to come out with it. Continue reading