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  • King Fire in California Doubled in Size, Man Charged with Arson

    Toa55/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(POLLOCK PINES, Calif.) -- The King Fire has doubled in size in the last two days and now threatens over 70,000 acres of California land, the King Fire Public Information Officer Jesus Ayala said.

    More than 3,500 buildings are threatened by the blaze, according to Cal Fire, and about 70,994 acres have been burned. The fire, officials say, is just five percent contained.

    On Thursday, Ayala noted that the fire line appeared to be moving away from homes.

    Also Thursday, police arrested Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, and charged him with deliberately...

  • Police Arrest Shooting Suspect at Phoenix Airport

    Alex_Schmidt/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) --  Police in Arizona arrested a man at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport Thursday night in connection with a shooting in the city of Tempe, authorities said.

    The suspect fled the scene and was spotted in the vicinity of Terminal 4.

    It is unclear if the suspect -- described as a shirtless black male with a slight build and dreadlocks -- is armed.

    Flights continued to arrive and depart from Terminals 2 and 3, while flights were frozen from departing Terminal 4 temporarily.

    The man was not immediately identified by police, and...

  • Eight Dead, Including Suspect, in Suspected Murder-Suicide in Florida

    John Roman/iStockphoto/Thinkstoc(BELL, Fla.) -- Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place in the small Florida town of Bell Thursday night.

    The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office says Don Charles Spirit, a 51-year-old grandfather, killed his six grandchildren in his home before calling 911, and then committing suicide. Authorities say Spirit also killed his adult daughter, the mother of all the children.

    The Gilchrist County sheriff says the deceased include three boys ages 11, 8 and 4, and three young girls, ages 9, 5 and three months old. Their mother, Sarah Lorraine Spirit,...

  • Nashville Notes

    Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockIt looks like fans of ABC's Nashville will be getting a holiday album from the cast this Christmas season. Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus posted a photo with the show's star, Connie Britton, and vocal coach, Valerie Morehouse, on Instagram with the caption, "Wrapping up the Nashville cast Christmas record…Gonna be a great record!!!" The new season of Nashville premieres Wednesday, September 24.

    Dierks Bentley suggests you pick up Tim McGraw's latest album, Sundown Heaven Town. Dierks tweeted, "Love that he is always trying to take the music to new places."

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  • Tim McGraw Includes Tribute to His Mother's Sacrifice in Sundown Heaven Town Liner Notes

    Image Courtesy Big MachineFans who flip through the liner notes of Tim McGraw's brand-new album, Sundown Heaven Town, will notice a seemingly random photo of a teenage girl from the 1960s wearing a mini-skirt and go-go boots is included on the back page. It's a photograph of Tim's mother, Betty, in the mid-'60s, around the time she got pregnant with her now-famous son.

    When the photograph was taken, Betty was part of a dance troupe that backed up pop stars who played in her hometown of Jacksonville, FL. Betty was ...

  • Miranda Lambert Will Have Played All 50 States After Her Saturday-Night Show in Hawaii

    Image Courtesy Sony Music NashvilleMiranda Lambert is taking her Platinum tour to Honolulu, Hawaii, this weekend in order to reach a big milestone.

    She says, "I’ve never played Hawaii. It’s my 50th state to play. My whole career, I've played in 49 states. I think I finished off the 49th in Rhode Island a couple years ago."

    Miranda has never even been to Hawaii before this weekend, and she plans to spend some time on the beach after she's finished entertaining her fans.

    "Might as well kill two birds with one stone," Miranda...