Today’s Top 5: Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Who Co-Wrote ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Dead at 68

August 24, 2018 Updated: August 24, 2018

Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Who Co-Wrote ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ Dead at 68

Ed King, former guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd and the artist who co-wrote the rock classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” has died.


Man Charged in Assault of 71-Year-Old Sikh Man Being Held in Jail: Report

The man accused of beating a 71-year-old Sikh man who was taking a morning walk in Manteca, California, appeared in court and is still behind bars without bail, according to a report.


4.3-Magnitude Earthquake, Aftershock Hits Western Colorado

An earthquake struck near Parachute, Colorado, on the morning of Aug. 24, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


Father Charged in Drowning Deaths of Two Sons

A father from Indiana is in custody after his two sons drowned under questionable circumstances on Aug. 22.


Pence Helps Congressman’s Wife After She Falls Getting Off Air Force Two

Vice President Mike Pence was seen on video helping the wife of a congressman after getting out of Air Force Two.

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