Tom Petty Rushed To Hospital After Heart Attack, Taken Off Life Support

first_imgUPDATE #3: UPDATE: While many major news outlets have announced that Tom Petty has passed away based on a report from CBS News, the LAPD has since announced that they cannot confirm that Petty has died, conflicting the story’s initial source.UPDATE #2: CBS News confirms that Tom Petty passed away today, at the age of 66. UPDATE #1: TMZ: We’re told after Tom Petty got to the hospital he had no brain activity and a decision was made to pull life support.Iconic rock and roll singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Tom Petty was reportedly rushed to the hospital last night after he was found unconscious, not breathing, and in full cardiac arrest. Petty’s health scare was first reported by TMZ, who say that the information was confirmed to them by local law enforcement officials.As TMZ reports, “EMTs rushed to his Malibu home and were able to get a pulse. He was rushed to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital and our sources say he was put on life support. Petty’s condition is unknown but was critical from the moment he was found [on Sunday night].”TMZ has also reported having been in touch with numerous people from Petty’s camp, who were “clearly upset but not talking.”Petty, aged 66, broke out as a pop/rock star with his band, The Heartbreakers, following their hit song “Breakdown,” the first of many from Petty and his band over the years.Tom Petty has been touring extensively with The Heartbreakers all year, most recently on September 25th at The Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, CA.The latest news from CBS Los Angeles states that Petty is currently on life support. Please join us in sending your thoughts and prayers to Tom Petty’s family and friends during this terrible time. We love you, Tom![Cover photo via Billboard]last_img read more

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Investigators Still Search For Missing Jay Co. Woman

first_imgBrianna DiBattiste was last seen in June. (Image: gofundme.com)HENRY COUNTY – Investigators are still piecing information together as they search for a 25-year-old woman missing since for the last two months.Brianna DiBattiste was last seen on June 16 and the extensive search has been labeled as a “goose chase” by authorities. They have searched multiple locations in Henry and Grant counties and as far away as Dayton, Ohio.This past weekend investigators searched a property near Hagerstown, however nothing was found, according to Richmond’s Kicks96.Earlier this month police arrested Curtis Ray Neal, 33, an ex-convict, who has allegedly provided false information of the missing woman’s whereabouts. The failed searches have cost upwards of $100,000.Family and friends describe DiBattiste as 5’4”, 110 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes. She has several tattoos including, “Torn” on upper right arm, “What goes around comes around” on upper left arm, “Love” on lower left arm, “DiBattiste” on her back below her neckline, and a tribal tattoo on her lower back.Anyone with information is urged to contact investigators at (765) 789-6151. An online donation page has been set up to aid search efforts.last_img read more

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Cricket News Malinga Takes FOUR In FOUR To Become First Bowler To Claim 100 Wickets In T20I

first_imgMalinga becomes first bowler to take 100 wickets in T20Is.The Lankan skipper took a historic hat-trick to decimate Kiwis.Sri Lanka bowled New Zealand out for 88 and won the match by 37 runs.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi : Sri Lankan skipper Lasith Malinga on Friday took a hat trick became the first bowler in Twenty20 internationals to claim 100 wickets, achieving the feat in the third match against New Zealand in Kandy. Soon after reaching the feat, the Lankan speedster decimated the New Zealand top order by picking up four wickets in four balls.Malinga, who surpassed Pakistan spinner Shahid Afridi’s tally of 97 scalps to become the leading T20 wicket-taker on Sunday, bowled Colin Munro to get a century of wickets in his 76th match.The 36-year-old speedster went on to complete a hat-trick and took four wickets in four balls. Hamish Rutherford, Colin de Grandhomme and Ross Taylor followed Munro to the pavilion. The Lankans bowled New Zealand out for 88 to win the third T20 by 37 runs.center_img highlightslast_img read more

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Cranes squad to Egypt out, Basena-Sekagya partnership continues

first_imgTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts Final Squad to Egypt that flies out on Sunday morning (4am) aboard Egypt Air;Goalkeepers: Denis Onyango (GK), Ismail Watenga, Benjamin Ochan (GK)Other Squad Members: Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Juuko, Wasswa Hassan Mawanda, Khalid Aucho, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Faruku Miya, Derrick Nsibambi, Joseph Benson Ochaya, Bernard Muwanga, Ivan Ntege, Muzamiru Mutyaba, William Luwagga Kizito, Milton Karisa, Isaac Muleme and Geoffrey Serunkuma.FUFA President-Eng. Moses MagogoL.O.D-Hamid Juma-Executive Committee Member The entire starting XI for Uganda Cranes against Egypt at Namboole will be travelling to Alexandria on Sunday morning. PHOTO FUFA MEDIASEPT 5:  Egypt ?? vs Uganda ??Kampala, Uganda | FUFA.CO.UG |  Uganda Cranes Interim coach Moses Basena has named his final 20 man squad for the trip to Alexandria where they will play Egypt in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Russia on Tuesday night.Captain and Goalkeeper Dennis Onyango who made world class saves on Thursday at Namboole as Cranes edged The Pharaohs 1-0 thanks to an Emma Okwi superb goal, will lead his troops.The squad has three Goalkeepers including Isma Watenga and Benjamin Ochan.The final squad was released after a training session on Saturday morning at the Mandela National stadium, NambooleFUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo will also travel with the team to the North African Country for the match as will former Cranes captain Ibra Sekagya as part of the technical team. 2 Egypt320142+26 Share on: WhatsApp Technical: Moses Basena, Matia Lule, Fred Kajoba, Ibrhaim SekagyaMedical Team: Dr. Ronald Kisolo, Ivan Ssewanyana (Physiotherapist)Muyinda Cris-Team CoordinatorAhmed Hussein-Communications ManagerAbu Zikusooka-102.1 FUFA fmFUFA officialsTabu Santos (Northern Region FA Delegate), Deo Mutabazi (Beach Soccer Delegate/Chairman Uganda Beach Soccer Association), Sumaya Kiwanuka (PAP).Uganda Cranes starting XI Vs Egypt: Dennis Onyango (Goalkeeper & Captain), Nico Wakiro Wadada, Godfrey ‘Jajja Walu’ Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Jjuuko, Khalid Aucho, Emmanuel Arnold Okwi, Hassan Wasswa Mawanda, Faruku Miya, Derrick Nsibambi, Joseph Benson OchayaGroup E 3 Ghana302113−220–06 Nov—1-1 4 Congo301224−206 Nov1–25 Sep— 1 Uganda321020+27 5 Sep—2–08 Oct —1–07 Oct1–0last_img read more

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Man Rescued from Rip Current Near Riviera Beach

first_imgFire Rescue personnel transported the victim to a local hospital. His condition is currently unknown.No other information has been released as of this time. Lifeguards rescued an unidentified man who was caught in a rip current near Riviera Beach just before noon Saturday.The incident happened behind the Marriott Oceana Palms resort at 3200 North Ocean Drive on Singer Island.Several units from Riviera Beach Fire Rescue and Ocean Rescue responded to the scene.last_img

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Florida man gets 17 years after wife signed for packages containing 1,000+ ecstasy pills

first_imgA South Florida man is headed to prison after his wife signed for two packages containing more than 1,000 ecstasy pills.32-year-old, Eric Roper, was convicted in October on one count of possession with intent to distribute. He was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison on Monday after a jury found him guilty.According to reports,federal agents stopped two packages addressed to Roper’s home, and planned a controlled delivery of fake pills in April. However, Roper’s wife answered the door when an undercover postal man made the delivery. She called Roper on the phone, and he gave her the instructions to sign for the packages.He was arrested later that day after arriving home.Roper’s wife was not charged.last_img

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Rain and Sweater Weather Returning to South Florida

first_img“The coldest temperatures will be felt Sunday and Monday morning with lows in the low to mid 40s across the interior and low 50s along the east coast,” says the NWS.The cooler weather and dry conditions will stay with us into next week, with Monday’s high temperature forecast to be 72, and staying around that point through Wednesday. Graphic courtesy: WPTV/NewsChannel 5 Time to break out those sweaters and jackets!The wild weather pattern that we experienced during the holidays will be taking yet another turn this weekend.Saturday will bring with it rain and the beginning of cooler temperatures.Showers and thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon ahead of that cold front, says the National Weather Service.The overall rain chance is 40 percent, and the high will be about 86, with breezy winds coming from the south at 10 to 16 mph and gusts of up to 21 mph.By Sunday, we will wake up to temperatures in the upper 60s, with dry and sunny conditions, and winds from the north at 11 to 15 mph, gusting up to 20 mph.last_img read more

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Oprah vs the Queen? Did She Advise Harry and Meghan to “Break Free?”

first_imgMeghan and Prince Harry Wax Figures Removed from Royal Family Display https://t.co/kQjt4uSMkP— TMZ (@TMZ) January 9, 2020 A new report says Oprah Winfrey may have been behind Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s exit from the UK by encouraging them to build their own brand.The disgruntled royals have trademarked “Sussex Royal” on more than 100 properties in the UK, including clothing and charitable endeavors, with a predicted revenue of over $500-million. Now, Oprah Winfrey has denied claims she advised the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their bombshell decision to step back as senior royals. … ‘Oprah was the first person to talk to Harry and Meghan about breaking free and doing their own thing, building on their own brand’, the source told Page Six.Despite claims Oprah had advised the couple on their ‘declaration of independence’, the producer has since denied she was involved in the decision. She told People: ‘Meghan and Harry do not need my help figuring out what’s best for them’.The TV star, who is a friend of Meghan Markle and her mother Doria Ragland, was reported yesterday to have been the ‘first person’ to discuss ‘breaking free’ from the Royal Family with the couple.An insider added that Oprah, 65, had encouraged the pair to ‘do their own thing’ and ‘build their own brand’ in North America.Meghan Markle has already returned to Canada after she and Prince Harry announced their plans to step back as senior members of the royal family earlier in the week. Prince Harry stayed behind in England to clean up the mess and continue the discussion with his family about their plans. The Queen wants princes Charles and William to begin negotiations with Harry, and get a deal done within day.The couple plans to split their time between the U.K. and North America and become “financially independent” from the royal family. Also, the wax figures of Prince Harry and former American actress Meghan Markle are being removed from Madame Tussauds museum in London.last_img read more

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