Challenger Tragedy: Remembering the 1986 Space Shuttle Disaster That Shook the Nation

Concord, New Hampshire – Nearly four decades ago, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, a dedicated social studies teacher at Concord High School, made history by boarding NASA’s Space Shuttle Challenger. She was chosen as the first school teacher to participate in NASA’s “Teachers in Space” program, aimed at reigniting interest in space exploration. On January 28, 1986, … Read more

Challenger Explosion: 36th Anniversary Recollections from Naples Residents

Naples, Florida – On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger tragically broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, claiming the lives of all seven crew members. The spacecraft disintegrated 46,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 11:39 a.m. In 2011, the Naples Daily News asked readers to … Read more


A teenager was fatally shot after allegedly robbing a woman of her Dodge Challenger in Charlotte, North Carolina. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening, when the teenager reportedly approached the woman and demanded her car at gunpoint. The woman, who was armed, then shot the teenager in an act of self-defense. The teenager was pronounced … Read more