Former NFL announcer Pat Summerall dies
April 16th, 2013
06:10 PM ET

Former NFL announcer Pat Summerall dies

Pat Summermall, the football player turned legendary play-by-play announcer, died Tuesday, He was 82.

He was best known as a broadcaster for teaming with former NFL coach John Madden. Summerall also worked for years alongside former player Tom Brookshier and became the voice of the NFL in the 1970s and 1980s, calling most of the league's signature games.

Summerall called games for CBS, Fox and ESPN and worked more than 10 Super Bowls.

As a player, he was a placekicker, who played for the Chicago Cardinals and New York Giants from 1952 to 1961. He scored more than 500 points as an NFL player.

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March 16th, 2013
11:58 PM ET

Service members in Afghan chopepr crash ID'd

The Defense Department has released the names of the five U.S. service members who were killed when a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Monday.

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March 10th, 2013
11:42 AM ET

Kentucky house fire kills 7

A fire swept through a single-story, wood-frame house in rural Kentucky on Saturday, killing seven people.

The victims included a woman who was 12 weeks pregnant and children ranging in age from 3 years to 8 months.

Sgt Jimmy Young with the Kentucky State police said no foul play is suspected in the house fire in Gray.

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No K.C. work permit before restaurant blast
The early evening explosion occurred after a worker hit a gas line while laying fiber optic cable.
February 25th, 2013
05:13 PM ET

No K.C. work permit before restaurant blast

The company that was laying cable prior to an explosion last week at a popular Kansas City, Missouri, restaurant - a blast that killed one person - did not have a permit for the excavation, a city official said Monday.

September 22nd, 2010
04:26 AM ET

Nevada governor injured after fall from horse

Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons was recuperating early Wednesday after he was thrown off a horse, his spokesman said.


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May 14th, 2010
02:11 AM ET

Police: No explosives found in semitrailer after chase

A tractor-trailer driver who drew the bomb squad and a horde of officers into a late night investigation in rural Wisconsin was apparently sleep deprived, the sheriff said early Friday.


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