• Parks Director: Changes Needed After Drowning Incident

    by Steve Ahillen June 2017

    A day after the first drowning of the summer at Fort Dickerson Quarry, the city of Knoxville is taking measures to try to stop people from jumping off the cliffs.

  • Lineman Dies After Conditioning Drills at Kent State

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    In an official statement Tuesday evening, Kent State University confirmed the death of incoming freshman Tyler Heintz, who arrived on campus earlier in the week as a member of the football team’s recruiting class.

  • Treadmill Fire Closes LA Fitness in St. Petersburg

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    A treadmill fire at an LA Fitness St. Petersburg location resulted in minor fire and water damage, causing the facility to close for several days.

  • Youth Sports Groups, District Partner to Bring AEDs to Parks

    by Tremayne Hogue June 2017

    The Center-ville-Washington Park District is teaming up with several local youth athletic organizations to provide automated external defibrillators, or AED stations, for public use in eight community parks.

  • Investigation Focuses on Waterslide that Injured Boy

    by Tribune-Review May 2017

    Authorities are investigating a water park in Northern California after a 10-year-old boy veered off a three-story water slide and landed on concrete next to the ride at the park's grand opening Saturday.

  • Emergency Message at Braves Game a False Alarm

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Just a day after a suicide bomber attacked an arena in Manchester, England, fans at an Atlanta Braves game were left shaken by what is being called a false alarm.

  • Patron Drowns in Hot Tub at Fallbrook YMCA

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    An autopsy report has been released for 21-year-old Samson Goitom, who was found face-down in a hot tub at the Fallbrook YMCA in Lincoln, Neb., around 6:45 pm on March 20.

  • High School Football Player Dies After Workout

    by Alexis Stevens May 2017

    He looked pale, and a football coach pulled Kamari McGowan off the field during conditioning exercises. He was taken to the hospital, where the 15-year-old died, the Fulton County school system said Tuesday.

  • Officials: Nearby Fire Spread to Playground Surface

    by Stefanie Dazio May 2017

    The playground's rubber floor, made out of recycled tires, caught fire from burning rubbish, Wantagh Fire Department spokesman Kevin Regan said.

  • High School Track Coach Dies in Bus Accident

    by John Burge May 2017

    A high school track coach was among two people killed when a pickup truck slammed into a charter bus carrying El Paso Independent School District athletes and coaches back from a regional track meet in Lubbock.