Each weekday morning, Steve & Amy share the top news stories your friends & families might be talking about. Looking for more than just the headline they shared? Click the links below:
As many as 80 million customers of the nation’s second-largest health insurance company, Anthem Inc., have had their account information stolen, the company said in a statement. The hackers gained access to Anthem’s computer system and got information including names, birthdays, medical IDs, Social Security numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses and employment information, including income data.
A pilot of the TransAsia Airways Flight 235 said ‘mayday, mayday, engine flameout’ moments before the propjet banked sharply and crashed into a river, Taiwan aviation officials said yesterday as the death toll grew to 31 with 12 people still missing. Rescue teams are still searching for the missing, who include the two pilots. The twin-engine propjet had 58 people aboard, many of them travelers from China, when it banked sharply on its side Wednesday, clipped a highway bridge and careened into the Keelung River. Rescuers in rubber rafts pulled 15 people alive from the wreckage during daylight.
Lawmakers say if meetings with TxDOT don’t send a strong message that the TxTag problems need to be fixed, an audit will. Delayed bills, lengthy lines, and constant busy signals are just some of the problems that has been uncovered with TxTag.
Police crack down on hands-free violators–Austin police officers will be cracking down on drivers disobeying the rules in an initiative that runs through March 1.