Popular now on WCYB.com

On this day: August 1

POSTED: 11:47 PM Jul 31 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Aug 01 2014

Oxygen is discovered, Adolf Hitler presides over the opening of the Olympics, a new superhero is introduced, tragedy strikes the University of Texas, and a new all-music TV network debuts, all on this day.

OTD August 1 - 35W bridge collapse
1 / 45
Bryan C. Singer

2007: The I-35W Mississippi River bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour, killing 13 people and injuring 145. The NTSB later cited a design flaw as the likely cause of the collapse, and asserted that additional weight on the bridge at the time of the collapse contributed to the catastrophic failure.

Crime Report

chester miller

Johnson City man charged with fourth DUI

A Johnson City man was charged with a fourth DUI incident on Sunday.

Travis K Nelms Jr

Travis K Nelms, Jr.

Kingsport robbery suspect caught

A man who was wanted by police after a robbery at a Kingsport apartment has been caught.

advertisement

Email Sign-Up

advertisement