Memorial Day Storms Destroy Transmitter Building – KYYW Temporarily Aired on 1280
Memorial Day 2012 will definitely be one that we remember here at KYYW-AM as the storms that hit destroyed our transmitter building; taking us off air for many hours. While the damage is being repaired, you can hear KYYW on 1280AM.
What Do People in Abilene Google the Most? Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games and More
Thanks to search engines like Google, no longer do people in Abilene have to spend hours of time in the library searching for information on Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games, American Idol or ABC. With just a couple of keystrokes, that information is right in front of your eyes. Heck, you're probably clicking on the links I just provided for those 5 topics right now. How do I know that? According to
Virginia Tech Submits to Lockdown as Unidentified Gunman Roams Campus
Virginia Tech appears to be reliving its worst nightmare as reports of a shooting have placed the university under lockdown.
American Troops Killed in Afghanistan Helicopter Attack
Editor's Note: This post has been updated to reflect that 30 American troops were killed in the attack, rather than 31, as initially reported. Taliban insurgents shot down an American military helicopter in Afghanistan Saturday, killing 30 American troops, 7 Afghan commandos, and an interpreter multiple news outlets are reporting.
Introducing Our New Interactive Weather Page
We're happy to introduce our new weather page - where you can view current conditions, see the five-day forecast, and explore the interactive weather map. You can use it for the latest updates, to plan for the rest of the week, or just to find out what's going on in the region...
Judge Declares Mistrial in Roger Clemens Perjury Trial
Roger Clemens' perjury trial was declared a mistrial Thursday by the judge sitting on the case. According to the New York Times, Judge Reggie Walton said the prosecution "revealed information that he previously deemed inadmissible."
Monster Crocodile Lunges From Water Near Tour Boat [VIDEO]
If the size of this crocodile is any indication, these tourists are going to need a bigger boat. An 18-foot, 2-ton monster crocodile was photographed leaping from the water near a tour boat in Australia, 'The Early Show' reported. The croc is known locally as Brutus and was enticed by a tour guide offering kangaroo meat on a pole. The reptile is a star attraction among river tours that run through
Jerry Seinfeld Smacks Jon Stewart For Joke About Marcus Bachmann [VIDEO]
Jerry Seinfeld and Jon Stewart poked fun at Dr. Marcus Bachmann, husband of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, for his views on "curing" homosexuality Wednesday night on 'The Daily Show.' But, when Stewart took things too far, Seinfeld put him in his place with a solid smack across the face. Seinfeld admitted that gay jokes at Bachmann's expense came easily, especially a