Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:33:46 GMT
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill. A spokesperson for Megabus told WSFA 12 News that the bus was headingMore >>
Passengers aboard a Megabus were stuck in Fort Deposit on Wednesday after the bus suffered a mechanical issue and the driver became ill.More >>
Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities...More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:43:00 GMT
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip. Billy Ray Kizziah, 21, of Deatsville, Joe Davis Henderson, 22, of Marbury, and KimberlyMore >>
Autauga County authorities say a meth operation was busted and three people were arrested thanks to an anonymous tip.More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:24:41 GMT
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.More >>
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.More >>
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -
One of downtown Nashville's most iconic buildings has received the highest certification for environmental friendliness, known as LEED Platinum.
Mayor Karl Dean and other city leaders made the announcement Tuesday afternoon at the Bridge Building, which was built on the east bank of the Cumberland River in 1908.
In recent years, Metro renovated the Bridge Building, which sits right beside the Shelby Street Bridge, with hopes of high efficiency.
Current tenants include the Southern Environmental Law Center, the not-for-profit Cumberland River Compact and The Bridge Building Event Spaces. The newest tenant will be Hastings Architecture's greenSTUDIO division. With the addition of greenSTUDIO, which is set to complete internal construction in July, The Bridge Building is 100 percent leased.
There are 4,467 other buildings in the LEED Core & Shell standard category in the whole world, and the Bridge Building is now recognized with the highest rating among them. LEED certification is earned for having features like energy efficiency and capturing rainwater.
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