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US News: Missouri Storms; Arizona Crash; Tropper Memorial; Officer Fired in 93-yr-old's Death; Alaska Quake; Poisoned Dogs; Runaway Cows

Updated: 05/11/2014 - Storms hit northwest Missouri... 1 dead as plane carrying 7 crash lands in Arizona... Slain Alaska troopers remembered in memorial... Texas officer who shot armed 93-year-old fired... Man charged in estranged wife's death; 2 boys safe... Poison that sickened Colorado dogs identified... Authorities help runaway cows get back home... Alaska quake... Colorado oil train spill put at 6,500 gallons... Remote-controlled research sub lost in Pacific...

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Regional News: JFK / LBJ Secret Service Agent Dies; Jet and Drone Close Call; Obit - FSU Song Composer; Pitchfork Suspect Arrested

Updated: 05/11/2014 - Secret service agent in iconic LBJ photos dies in Ala... Poarch Creeks give $750,000 to Hubbard Ala AG campaign... FAA: Jet nearly collided with drone near Tallahassee... Composer of FSU fight song dies from illness... 3 giraffes, 1 anteater born at Busch Gardens... Suspect in Ga. pitchfork robbery arrested in Tenn... Road billboards in Ga to display missing woman's image...

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Day in History: WWII Assault; Waco; Eichmann; Valujet; Fire; Marley; Beatles Guitar; Obit "Women in Film"

Posted: 05/11/2014 - On May 11 - In 1944, during World War II, Allied forces launched a major offensive against... In 1953, a tornado devastated... In 1960, Israeli agents captured Nazi war criminal... In 1985, 56 people died when a flash fire swept... In 1996, an Atlanta-bound ValuJet DC-9 caught fire and crashed into the Everglades, killing... in entertainment history - In 1970, the three-record "Woodstock" soundtrack... In 1981, musician Bob Marley died...

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US News: MERS Virus; US-Syria Terror?; Child Murders; Propane Deaths?; Portland Arsons; Lost Dog Found 1.5 years later; Yosemite Drones; Derby Winner

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Indiana health officials: MERS patient improving... FBI: Flow of foreign fighters into Syria growing... Teen charged in attack, child's death in Virginia... Dad of dead boy, 5, apologizes for not saving him... 2 adults, 3 kids found dead in Pennsylvania cabin... Charge: Alaska man, 19, shot troopers from behind... Gunman, 3 others killed in Arkansas shootings... Portland fire officials respond to 6 arson fires... Obama to visit tornado victims in Arkansas... Family who lost dog during Sandy finds it at pound... Drones a daily sight in Yosemite... California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby...

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World News: Korean Ferry Bodies; Ukraine Latest; Al-Qaida Leader Killed; Ivory Poaching

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Divers looking in unopened rooms for Korean ferry victims... Observers held in Ukraine being released... Kerry to Russia: End backing of Ukraine insurgents... Pope sex abuse panel highlights accountability... Al-Qaida announces death of a leader in Yemen... Kenya gov't: 3 killed in 2 blasts at Kenyan coast... 2 Kenyan police arrested transporting ivory... Hard-liners in Iran protest nuclear deal... Syria activists say evacuations from Homs delayed...

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Regional News: Dog Attack; Ala Weather Deaths, Hero; Jail Explosion; Police Dog Killed; Waffle House Pitchfork Robbery; Samurai Deaths

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Woman critically injured in Phenix City dog attack... Hundreds filled Ala shelters during storm outbreak... 4 Alabama counties approved for federal aid... Ala. man killed in storms described as hero... Motorist killed in wreck on flooded-out road... Pensacola jail that exploded had past problems... Teen guilty of fatally shooting police dog... Police: Man robbed Waffle House with pitchfork... Son accused of killing parents with Samurai sword...

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Day in History: Coral Sea; Kent St.; Thatcher; 1st Grammys; Efrem Zimbalist Dies

Posted: 05/04/2014 - Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of 'The FBI,' dead at 95...Day in History: In 1942, the Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft... In 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest... In 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister... In 1957, the "Alan Freed Show" debuted on ABC... In 1959, the first Grammy Awards ceremony...

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World News: Venezuelans Protests; Malaysian Plane, Korean Ferry, Ukraine Updates; Pope Prepares Sainthoods

Posted: 04/27/2014 - Scores of Venezuelans march against government... Robot sub to extend search area for missing Malaysian plane... SKorea Prime Minister offers to resign his mainly ceremonial post over ferry... Kerry presses Russia to help free observer team in Ukraine... Pope Benedict to join Pope Francis in double sainthood ceremony... 5 British NATO troops killed in crash of British helicopter crash...

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Day in History: Magellan; Revolutionary War; Sultana; Reagan; Nixon

Updated: 04/27/2014 - On April 27 - In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed... In 1777, the only battle in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War... In 1865, the steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, killing more than 1,400... In 1982, the trial of John W. Hinckley Jr., who shot President Ronald Reagan, began... In 1994, former President Richard M. Nixon was remembered at a funeral service attended by all five of his successors...

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Area River Levels & Flood Stages Apr 22 Tuesday Morning Update

Updated: 05/22/2014 - Latest river / stream FORECAST levels in the WTVY-TV viewing area... LATEST NEWS: All streams have either crested or will do so in the next day or two... This will be the last update for the current river situation...

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Area River Levels & Flood Stages Apr 21 Monday Morning Update

Updated: 04/22/2014 - Latest river / stream FORECAST levels in the WTVY-TV viewing area... IMPORTANT: Bad Automated River Forecast Levels for Pea and Chipola rivers have resulted in upward revisions at Ariton and Marianna Choctawhatchee River has been revised down slightly at Caryville (other revisions have also occurred)

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US News: Military Forces in Europe?; Wyoming Landslide; NASA Engineer Key to Space Travel Dies

Updated: 04/20/2014 - US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe... Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town... NASA: Engineer's ideas vital to moon landing success dies... Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy... Texas search group, FAA, at odds over drone use... Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor... Documents detail another delayed GM recall... Keystone Pipeline, Energy Unites and Divides...

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World News: Easter; 'Miracle'; Korean Ferry; Sub Search; Ukraine News

Posted: 04/20/2014 - Pope to celebrate Easter Mass... Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to late Pope John Paul II... 13 bodies retrieved from inside Korean ferry... Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week... Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal... Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West ... Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt updates...

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Regional News: Farley Exercise; Bo Jackson; Big Sharks off Fla Panhandle

Posted: 04/20/2014 - Farley Nuclear Plant conducting exercise... Bo Jackson leading annual charity ride through Ala... Majority of Ala legislators accept automatic raise... Panhandle fisherman report increase in big sharks... NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs... Woman killed when car crashed into her house... Peach returning to name of Atlanta bowl game...

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