Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash
Friday, 16 August 2019 One of NASCAR’s most beloved figures is recovering from a very close call. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were in a small plane that ran off a runway and caught fire Thursday in east Tennessee. He, his wife and young daughter, along with the two pilots, are all okay. Omar Villafranca reports.
NASCAR said on Thursday it had completed its own investigation into the noose found in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver competing in the top series, without determining who did it or how it got in the stall. Freddie Joyner has more.
The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it found no federal crime was committed after a noose was discovered in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in NASCAR's top series. Adam Reed reports.
4,841 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Maharashtra on June 25. 192 people lost their lives due to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours. On the plus side, 3,661 people recovered from the coronavirus infection in the western state. The total number of active cases in the state is now 63,342. The total death toll mounted to 6,931. Tamil Nadu has reported highest single-day spike of 3,509 COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths on June 25. 3,390 COVID19 positive cases, 64 deaths and 3328 recoveries reported in Delhi in the last 24 hours. Total number of confirmed cases in Delhi stands at 73,780, including 44,765 recovered/discharged cases and 2429 deaths. Nationwide tally of coronavirus is above 4.8 lakh and is expected to cross 5 lakh cases in next two days. Whereas, the death toll has crossed 15000-mark. 654 new COVID19 positive cases, 533 patients cured/discharged and 15 deaths reported in last 24 hours in Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has invited applications for validation of rapid antigen detection tests for COVID-19 from all manufacturers who have developed such kits.
The daughter of country music legend Hank Williams Jr. has died in a car crash. Katherine Williams-Dunning was driving a 2007 Chevy Tahoe while towing a boat Saturday night in Tennessee. The SUV, she was driving crossed the median of the highway and began a "rollover sequence". Her husband, 29-year-old Tyler Dunning was in the passenger seat of the SUV. 27-year-old Williams-Dunning was killed while her husband was flown to the hospital.