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The evacuation of homes and businesses took place after the derailment around midnight Wednesday of the CSX Corp train in Blount County, eastern Tennessee, they said. Nine people were admitted to Blount Memorial Hospital with respiratory issues, while another 21 were held for observation in the emergency room, hospital spokesman Josh West said. Matt Farr, his brother and their parents woke up to the news in Maryville city and grabbed a change of clothes at about 8:30 a.m. ET before heading to a nearby animal center to drop off their Yorkie dog, Rosie.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year described the incident as being "insanely painful and absolutely terrifying," according to public records obtained by The Associated Press.