Robin Chappell

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High-Speed Chase Through Two States Ends With Police Pummeling Suspect

A high-speed car pursuit of a wanted man ended Wednesday with police beating the driver after he appeared to surrender, and two state troopers were relieved from duty Thursday pending investigations into the incident.<p>The suspect in the chase, Richard Simone, 50, was wanted in Holden, Massachusetts, …

How Beyoncé's Lemonade became a pop culture phenomenon

You may have watched Beyoncé’s Lemonade – and if you haven’t, suck up the $17.99 and contemplate what you’ve been doing with your life – but have you <i>seen</i> Lemonade?<p>It’s a celebrity gossip story; it’s a music business story; it’s a story about the ascendency of African American women in the American …

Feminism

High Winds and Dust Expected at Coachella

National Weather Service issues high wind warning through Saturday<p>Coachella Music Festival attendees should brace for high winds and a lot of dust …

Coachella: Police are prepared for everything since San Bernardino terror attack

Following deadly terror attacks on civilians in Brussels, Paris and San Bernardino, local and federal authorities say they have heightened security at Southern California's biggest music gathering: the<p>Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.<p>"You can be assured that in the preparation and planning …

Grimes implies 'numerous' producers have demanded sex from her

Grimes has said she has been pestered for sex by male producers. The Canadian artist, whose real name is Claire Boucher, was asked by Rolling Stone for her opinions on Kesha’s lawsuit against her producer/label boss, Dr Luke, whom she has accused of rape, and responded by saying male producers …

Music Industry

Failed North Korea missile launch prompts Chinese 'saber-rattling' jibe | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea attempted and failed to launch what experts believe was an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Friday in defiance of U.N. sanctions and in an embarrassing setback for leader Kim Jong Un, drawing criticism from major ally China.<p>North Korea leader Kim Jong Un smiles …

Japan earthquake: tens of thousands flee in fear of aftershocks and volcanoes

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from earthquake-hit southern Japan as dozens of aftershocks struck and officials monitored nearby volcanoes for signs of activity.<p>Japan earthquake: at least nine dead as houses collapse<p>Read more<p>A total of 44,000 people were evacuated late on Thursday …

Natural Disasters

6 Takeaways: Democrats tangle at New York debate

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled over her judgment and his grasp of policy in a tense and at times personal debate here Thursday, less than a week before the pivotal New York primary.<p>Held in prime time and on a weeknight -- unlike most Democratic debates -- the …

Warriors move past the Bulls with NBA-record 73rd win

Golden State has broken many records this season, but this one is by far the most impressive.<p>The Warriors made history. With a 125-104 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, the Warriors have set a new record for most wins in a single NBA season with 73. They tied the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' previous …

WSFA 12 News

WSFA 12 News, Alabama's News Source, delivers the latest news, sports, interactive weather radar and video directly to your mobile device. Stay …

FBI Used Security Flaw Found by 'Professional Hackers' to Crack San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

Rumors have suggested the FBI employed Israeli mobile forensics firm Cellebrite to hack into the iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, but new information from <i>The Washington Post</i> suggests it was instead done with the help of "professional hackers" at least one of which is a "gray …

Facebook F8: Zuckerberg shows off chat bots, VR... and a dig at Donald Trump

When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook in 2004, he pitched it as a way to get a date.<p>Opening his company’s annual F8 developer conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Zuckerberg illustrated just how ambitious he’s become in 14 years. Facebook, he says, will now bring the world online, pioneer …

Chatbots

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to Trump: ‘Give Us All a Break’

Donald Trump

National Autism Awareness Month

GREAT MORNING!!!<p>It is Saturday, April 9th 2016 and it is a gorgeous day outside! I decided to write a blog about what is going on this month, but …

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Charges upgraded to capital murder for man who allegedly abused 5-year-old

Updated:Sunday, June 10 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-06-11 01:43:14 GMT<p>Marvin Goldstein has been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years as a pianist …

Donald Trump

Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Acknowledging military setbacks, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States still lacks a "complete strategy" for …

TOTALS

Posted:Sunday, June 10 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-10 15:42:44 GMT<p>Updated:Monday, June 11 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-06-11 07:05:39 GMT<p>"Ocean's 8," the …

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

World History

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Corsino's gets high score, others need to clean up!

DefendersDefendersMore>><p>12 Defenders<p>Before you pick a place to dine out, find out which restaurants scored high and low in this week's county health …

Text Messaging

Search continues for missing man; Montgomery to announce changes to animal control services

Boy Scouts president calls for end on ban of gay adults

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

FDA releases report on Sylacauga Blue Bell Creameries plant

Updated:Sunday, June 10 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-06-11 02:17:47 GMT<p>Our chances for a passing storm will be much higher on Tuesday and we may have a …

Children's Hospital

Plan to close multiple Alabama parks on May 1 now delayed

Posted:Tuesday, May 1 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-05-02 01:59:38 GMT<p>Updated:Tuesday, May 1 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-02 02:24:34 GMT<p>President Donald Trump’s …