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Missouri officer in fatal shooting quit without severance: mayor

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 03:09
By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Missouri (Reuters) - The white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, this summer, resigned from the force without any severance deal, the mayor of the St. Louis suburb said on Sunday. The officer, Darren Wilson, announced his resignation late Saturday, saying he feared for his own safety and that of his fellow police officers after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. ...

Off-duty Texas deputy accused of road rage attack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 03:07
HOUSTON (AP) — A reserve deputy constable in Texas remains jailed on allegations that he shot another motorist during an apparent road rage incident while he was off-duty.

Correction: Ebola-Omaha Patient-Memorial story

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 03:02

FILE - In this April 2014, file photo, provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia poses for a photo at the United Methodist Church's Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Salia, who died of Ebola after treating patients in his native Sierra Leone, will be remembered in the suburbs of Washington, where his family lives. Forty-four-year-old Salia died earlier this month at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. His body was cremated. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at his family’s parish in Landover Hills, Md. Salia is survived by his wife and two sons. (AP Photo/United Methodist News Service, Mike DuBose, File) MANDATORY CREDITLANDOVER HILLS, Md. (AP) — In a story Nov. 29 about the funeral of a doctor who died of Ebola, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of Dr. Martin Salia's younger son, Hinwaii. He is 12 years old, not 14.


Huskies morning links: Chris Petersen's first Apple Cup win is his 100th career win

WA Huskies - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 03:01
A few quick links to wrap up the Apple Cup before my flight back to Seattle:
Categories: Sports Center

Ferguson jurors faced safety fears, lots of work

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:56

Protest leader Brittany Ferrell marches through the Bed, Bath and Beyond in Brentwood at the start of a demonstration that started in The Promenade at Brentwood shopping center and moved down Eager Road and Hanley Road on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The grand jury responsible for reviewing the fatal shooting of Michael Brown faced "an awesome burden" and "an awful lot of work."


Germans honour slain 'role model'

BBC World News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:56
Tributes are paid in Germany to student Tugce Albayrak who died after defending two teenage girls reportedly being harassed by a group of men.
Categories: BBC World News

Trial to begin in German student's shooting death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:54
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man prosecutors say shot and killed a German exchange student in his garage is scheduled to go to trial this week in a case that centers on whether he justifiably feared another home invasion after recently being burglarized.

Freed Texas day care owners still want exoneration

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:54
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former day care owners who spent 21 years in prison before being freed amid questions over their convictions for child abuse involving satanic rituals are struggling to convince prosecutors that they should be fully exonerated.

White Pass - 11/30/2014 9:27:45 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:51
White Pass US12
11/30/2014 9:27:45 AM

Temperature: 8 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 11/30/2014 9:35:07 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:51
Satus Pass US97
11/30/2014 9:35:07 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/30/2014 9:26:32 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:51
Stevens Pass US2
11/30/2014 9:26:32 AM

Temperature: 9 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice

Weather:
Light snow

Blewett Pass - 11/30/2014 9:34:35 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:51
Blewett Pass US97
11/30/2014 9:34:35 AM

Temperature: 7 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost, ice and snow in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/30/2014 9:26:32 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/30/2014 9:26:32 AM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with snow and ice in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Plane Evacuated at Kennedy Airport After Bomb Threat

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:47
The American Airlines flight, which originated in Barcelona, was cleared after a phone threat, but the authorities found no evidence of any danger, a Port Authority spokesman said.






Plane Evacuated at Kennedy Airport After Bomb Threat

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:47
The American Airlines flight, which originated in Barcelona, was cleared of crew and passengers on Sunday after a phone threat and the authorities were searching the plane, a Port Authority spokesman said.






Movie Theaters That Shake and Spritz

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:46
To combat declining attendance, movie theaters are experimenting with more immersive and interactive experiences, including moving seats, scents and precipitation.






To Lure the Young, Movie Theaters Shake, Smell and Spritz

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:46
To combat declining attendance, movie theaters are experimenting with more immersive and interactive experiences, including moving seats, scents and precipitation.






A look at the Huskies' two bowl possibilities

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:46
We know when the Huskies will most likely play their bowl game. We'll have to wait another week to find out where they'll be playing.

New approach with elderly addicts at nursing home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:45

Gregory Poole-Dayan, associate administrator of Jewish Home Lifecare in the Bronx, N.Y., discusses a new nursing home program for elderly patients with alcohol or drug addictions on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. A surge in baby boomers is driving up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in baby boomers has driven up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol, bringing more attention to the sometimes-delicate problems involved in treating addiction in the aging.


Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 02:39

FILE- This undated file photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, shows Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he fatally shot Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo. The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, nearly four months after the confrontation that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the U.S. Wilson has been on administrative leave since the Aug. 9 shooting. His resignation was announced Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, by one of his attorneys, Neil Bruntrager. Bruntrager said the resignation is effective immediately. (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, File)Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson did not receive a severance package when he resigned over the weekend, the St. Louis suburb's mayor said Sunday. Wilson, 28, won't receive any further pay or benefits, ...