National News

May 5, 2015 - 2:27pm
4 min 4 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the U.S. Forest Service says the cost of fighting wildfires this season could be well over $1 billion and that the agency may have to borrow money from the very programs designed to prevent big fires in the first place.

Tom Tidwell's testimony before a Senate committee came as California and several other Western states are battling drought.

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska says she visited Fairbanks recently and...

May 5, 2015 - 2:26pm
4 min 4 sec ago

App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 4, 2015:

Top Paid iPhone Apps:

1. Minecraft - Pocket Edition, Mojang

2. Lifeline... 3 Minute Games, LLC

3. Dark Sky - Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm Alerts, Jackadam

4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros

5. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd.

6. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations

7. Star...

May 5, 2015 - 2:24pm
4 min 4 sec ago

PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — A beached humpback whale has been discovered on a beach south of San Francisco, marking the second dead whale to wash ashore in the area in two weeks.

The 32-foot female whale is within sight of the carcass of a sperm whale that was discovered dead in mid-April.

Officials say the whale was spotted four or five days ago, floating in the surf. Because it's still in the waves, experts aren't expected to be able to determine a...

May 5, 2015 - 2:24pm
4 min 4 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is offering rewards of up to $18 million for information leading to the whereabouts of four top leaders of the Islamic State group.

Through its Rewards for Justice program, the State Department announced Tuesday that it would pay up to $7 million for information on Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, up to $5 million each for Abu Mohammed al-Adnani and Tarkhan Tayumurazovich Batirashvili and up to $3 million for Tariq Bin-al-Tahar...

May 5, 2015 - 2:19pm
4 min 4 sec ago

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending May 2, 2015:

Fiction

1. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, narrated by Christian Rummel (Audible Studios)

2. Gathering Prey: Prey, Book 25 by John Sandford, narrated by Richard Ferrone (Penguin Audio)

3. Memory Man by David Baldacci, narrated by Ron McLarty and Orlagh Cassidy (Hachette Audio)

4. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins...

May 5, 2015 - 2:12pm
4 min 3 sec ago

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 27, to Sunday, May 3, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Big Wild, "Aftergold" (Foreign Family Collective)

2. Jarryd James, "Do You Remember" (Interscope Records)

3. OMFG, "Hello" (OMFG)

4. Woolf...

May 5, 2015 - 2:08pm
4 min 3 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — A metro Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says that the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on her family since the shooting.

Police have said 43-year-old real estate agent Gwenevere McCord of Jonesboro was shot in the abdomen by Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill while the two were alone inside a model home on Sunday.

Details on the circumstances that led to the shooting are unclear....

May 5, 2015 - 2:07pm
4 min 3 sec ago

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 4, 2015:

Top Songs

1. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth), Wiz Khalifa

2. Shut Up and Dance, WALK THE MOON

3. Want to Want Me, Jason Derulo

4. Nasty Freestyle, Twayne

5. Trap Queen, Fetty Wap

6. Honey, I'm Good,, Andy Grammer

7. Hey Mama (feat. Nicki Minaj & Afrojack), ...

May 5, 2015 - 2:06pm
4 min 3 sec ago

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 28 to Sunday, May 3 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

UNITED STATES

1. Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth)" (Atlantic Records)

2. Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen" (RGF Productions)

3. T-Wayne, "Nasty Freestyle" (Unauthorized...

May 5, 2015 - 1:59pm
4 min 3 sec ago

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 4, 2015:

iTunes Movies US Charts

1. Fifty Shades of Grey

2. The Wedding Ringer

3. American Sniper

4. The Gambler

5. Paddington

6. Taken 3

7. The Boy Next Door (2015)

8. Interstellar

9. The Imitation Game

10....

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio
Share: