Iowa Hawkeyes cornerback B.J. Lowery was named the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week yesterday. Lowery registered two interceptions for touchdowns as the Hawkeyes dismissed Western Michigan 59-3 last weekend. He is the first player in program history with two picks for scores in a single game.
The New York commuter train had a safety system designed to keep the engineer alert.
At least 10 whales have died after dozens became beached in a portion of the Everglades National Park.
A look at the news making headlines today, Thursday Dec. 5.
Calls from the deadly school shooting are released, nearly a year after the massacre.