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Archive for June, 2013
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Homes burn as the Yarnell Hill Fire approaches Glenn Ilah on Sunday, June 30, 2013 near Yarnell, Ariz. The fire started Friday and picked up momentum as the area experienced high temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions. It has forced… Read more

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YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona forestry official says 19 firefighters have died battling a fast-moving wildfire. Forestry spokesman Art Morrison says the firefighters were caught by the fire Sunday afternoon near the central Arizona… Read more

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A Cirque Du Soleil performer died during a performance on Satuday night, People reports. Sarah (Sassoon) Guyard fell 50 feet after her wire appeared to snap while performing in the show Ka in Las Vegas. “The entire Cirque du Soleil family is… Read more

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BOSTON, Mass (WGGB) – Officials from the Massachusetts Departments of Fish and Game (DFG) and Conservation and Recreation (DCR) say Didymosphenia geminate (didymo) or ‘rock snot’ as it’s sometimes called was recently detected in the Green… Read more

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Deion Sanders is officially divorced, he revealed on Twitter. “Thank God Thank God! This 2 year Drama filled divorce is over. Prenup stood, Custody of All kids,pay yo own fees! God is Faithful! Truth,” Sanders wrote on Friday. Check out shocking… Read more

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The chief federal judge in Kansas refused Sunday to temporarily block parts of a new state abortion law, including a requirement that providers’ websites link to a state site with information they… Read more

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In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, is speeks during her filibuster of an abortion bill, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The bill will get another chance next week now that the Gov. Rick Perry has… Read more

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Brooke Hogan, the daughter of wrestling star Hulk Hogan, is engaged to boyfriend Phil Costa, she announced on Instagram. “Happiest moment of my LIFE. I am marrying my best friend I choose anyone else. I am so lucky and so grateful,” Hogan… Read more

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Surprisingly, it’s not a bad thing that Angie McAlister is locked up in a fallout shelter by crazed ex-fling Junior Rennie on Under the Dome — because at least it means she’s alive. In the Stephen King book, on which the CBS series is based,… Read more

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Monsters University hasn’t graduated from the top spot at the box office just yet. The animated flick grossed $46.1 million this weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. The Pixar prequel to Monsters, Inc. has spent back-to-back weeks at No. 1 and… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) — Jehovah’s Witnesses held the first of 7 regional bible-study conventions at UMass Amherst’s Mullins Center today. For more than 20 years, they’ve been holding summer conventions at the school,  while local… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen.-elect Edward Markey hasn’t resigned from his House seat yet, but the campaign to replace him is already on. On Monday, Democratic state Sen. Karen Spilka formally kicks off her campaign at her headquarters in… Read more

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Jessica Simpson has given birth to a baby boy, Us Weekly reports. “Ace Knute (pronounced Ka-nute) Johnson has arrived! Mom and baby are doing great,” Simpson’s rep told the magazine. “Jessica, Eric and Maxwell are thrilled to welcome the new… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) — Chicopee’s Davitt Bridge is expected to re-open tomorrow. Chicopee State Representative Joseph Wagner told abc40 that paving has been completed and the bridge could re-open on Monday. Construction of the new bridge… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Shane Victorino’s hard grounder eluded first baseman Josh Thole for an error as Jonathan Diaz raced home with the winning run in the ninth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 Sunday. Jose Bautista tied the… Read more