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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

iStock/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Tampa on Thursday after reports of a smoke smell in the cockpit.

Flight 3454 from Tallahassee was on its way to Miami and had already been delayed for more than two hours, passengers said. Three crew members and 46 passengers were on board. All de-planed safely, according to Tampa International Airport sp...

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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Report of Smoke

iStock/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Tampa on Thursday after reports of a smoke smell in the cockpit.

Flight 3454 from Tallahassee was on its way to Miami and had already been delayed for more than two hours, passengers said. Three crew members and 46 passengers were on board. All de-planed safely, according to Tampa International Airport sp...

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John Kerry Threatens Russia, Gives No New Sanctions

John Kerry Threatens Russia, Gives No New Sanctions

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia on Thursday of dragging its feet on de-escalating the situation in eastern Ukraine, one week after the two countries reached an agreement in Geneva, Switzerland, to reduce tensions.

For seven days, Russia has refused to take a single concrete step in the right direction. Not a single Russian official -- not one -...

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Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Bearded Dragons

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An investigation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections to contact with pet bearded dragons.

A total of 132 people in 31 states have been infected with the strain of Salmonella Cotham since February 2012, according to the CDC. More than half of those ill are children 5 years old or younger, and 42...

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Stocks See Small Gains Following Mixed Earning Reports

Stocks See Small Gains Following Mixed Earning Reports

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Positive and negative earnings reports made for mixed stocks on Thursday, with small gains and the Dow Industrial Average remaining unchanged.

The Dow closed at 16,501.65, marking the first time since 2001 that it closed unchaged. The Nasdaq Composite gained 21 points at 4,148.34, and the SP 500 added 3 points to end the session at 1,878.61.

Following the closin...

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Police Shut Down Protest Over Keystone Pipeline

Police Shut Down Protest Over Keystone Pipeline

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Activists from the Cowboy and Indian Alliance gathered at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on Thursday in protest of the Keystone Pipeline. However, efforts were thwarted by police ordering them to stop an attempt at stretching a blow-up pipe across the water.

The group of ranchers, farmers, and leaders of several Native American tribes planned to pum...

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WADK Local News
  • Candidates for Governor roll out plans

    The three Democrats running for governor are rolling out various proposals.  Political newcomer Clay Pell says the goal of his economic plan is to invest in education and maintain a high-quali...Read More

  • Cicilline challenger from Newport

    A Republican is in the race for the First Congressional District seat currently held by Democrat David Cicilline.  Newport’s Cormick Lynch says the United States needs new leaders who wi...Read More

  • Portsmouth couple facing charges

    A Portsmouth man and his wife are facing federal criminal charges for allegedly selling cancer treatment products which are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.  The man is also a...Read More

  • Vigil in Newport for homeless man that died

    The Newport County Citizens to End Homeless will hold a vigil on Friday night to remember Michael Bourque.  Bourque died in an accidental fire in an abandoned truck last month.   Acc...Read More

  • URI's Robert Ballard honored

    URI professor and famed ocean explorer Robert Ballard is a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  An induction ceremony is planned for October at the Academy's headquart...Read More

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