GMA: Fire At Industrial Plant In Florida
Good Morning America reported February 18 2013 on breaking news from Tampa, Florida, where a fire at a metal recycling complex has been raging. Firefighters are struggling to keep the fire away from two diesel tanks, while flames and black smoke shoot into the air.
GMA: Mindy McCready Apparent Suicide
Country singer Mindy McCready has died, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The singer was found Sunday on her porch and her boyfriend killed herself last month. The news comes after Mindy McCready’s custody battle for her children.
GMA: Oscar Pistorius New Evidence
A bloody cricket bat was recovered at Oscar Pistorius‘ house and now there are claims he may have been using steroids. Oscar Pistorius was the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics and has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. His family denies the new charges, saying he gave his girlfriend mouth to mouth.
GMA: Gas Prices Skyrocketing
The average price of gasoline across the country is 43 cents higher than last month, coming to $3.73 per gallon. Experts blame everything from oil prices to spectators on Wall Street.
GMA: Silver Linings Playbook Breaks 100 Million Mark
Silver Linings Playbook became the sixth movie of the nine nominated for a Best Picture Oscar to break the $100 million mark at the box office.
GMA: Leonardo DiCaprio Taking Time Off
Leonardo DiCaprio has announced he will take a break from acting to concentrate on efforts to help the environment and travel the world, but not before stopping to make a commercial for Jim Beam. In the commercial, he chisels and spins a ball of ice into a glass, before saying, “Cool bourbon, Jim Beam.”
The ad is only airing abroad.
GMA: LeAnn Rimes Dentist Lawsuit
Country singer LeAnn Rimes is taking her dentist to court, claiming her dentist is stalling her career. According to the claim, her dentist gave her eight faulty crowns which resulted in bleeding gums and pain so bad she had trouble singing, chewing and talking. Her claim also said she ended up having nine root canals and a tooth pulled as a result.
The suit said that her ability as an artist has been compromised. Leann Rimes is seeking unspecified damages for loss of earnings and future earnings and for psychriatric and emotional injuries.