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Drunken driver who killed teens: 'I am a monster'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:54
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — A drunken driver who was texting when he struck and killed two teenage cousins in New Jersey called himself a monster when he was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison.

Missouri hunter feels heat for killing albino deer

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:51
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A hunter in southeast Missouri who killed a rare albino deer says he's received online threats but that he doesn't regret his actions.

Automaker seeks $118M tax break for 4-mile move

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:50
Subaru announced plans Friday to move its U.S. headquarters to Camden, just four miles from its current home in Cherry Hill, and said it is seeking $118 million in tax breaks intended to lure jobs to the impoverished city.

A real puzzler: WSU's Monroe reported to have quit Cougars

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:50
In another indication that the wrinkles haven't been fully ironed out of the Mike Leach regime three years in at Washington State, middle linebacker Darryl Monroe is reported to have quit the Cougars with a year of eligibility remaining. Monroe's departure was reported by Cougfan.com.

Sea level rise threatening Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:49

The Delta IV Heavy rocket with the Orion spacecraft lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape CanaveralBy Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday. "There's reason to be nervous now because the problem is so obvious," Peter Adams, a geology professor at the University of Florida, told Reuters. ...


White Pass - 12/5/2014 12:58:07 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:48
White Pass US12
12/5/2014 12:58:07 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 12/5/2014 12:57:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:48
Satus Pass US97
12/5/2014 12:57:17 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 12/5/2014 1:00:26 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:48
Stevens Pass US2
12/5/2014 1:00:26 PM

Temperature: 26 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 12/5/2014 12:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:48
Blewett Pass US97
12/5/2014 12:56:55 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/5/2014 12:54:47 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:48
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/5/2014 12:54:47 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, slush and ice in place.

Weather:
Freezing rain, gusty winds west of the summit

Bill Cosby's Walk of Fame star vandalized with word 'rapist'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46

A worker cleans graffiti on actor Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on Friday with the word "rapist" written over it, after numerous women came forward in recent weeks alleging Cosby had sexually assaulted them in incidents dating back decades. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said Cosby's star, which was defaced with a marker pen, was being cleaned up. The organization filed a police report citing vandalism of a registered California state landmark. ...


Family of boy shot dead by Cleveland officer sues

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46
CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday, saying two officers acted recklessly when they confronted the boy in a terrifying manner and fired within seconds.

Bebe discloses data breach

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46
Bebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores, making it the latest company to disclose a data breach.

Future of Starbucks is here: blend of roastery, high-end coffee shop

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46
A unique hybrid of roastery and high-end coffee shop opening Friday in Seattle is Starbucks’ latest tweak to its brand, underscoring the coffee empire’s penchant for constant reinvention as it unveils ambitious growth targets.

ESPN to examine how Seahawks drafted Russell Wilson in 2012

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46
During its NFL Sunday Countdown show, ESPN will air a feature examining how the Seahawks landed Russell Wilson in the 2012 Draft.
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Teen shot in Willingboro, dropped off in Burlington

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:46

Teen shot in Willingboro, dropped off in BurlingtonPolice say a teenage boy was shot in Willingboro then dropped off in Burlington, New Jersey.


A look at police killings cited by protesters

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:41

A protester sits in the road while rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, as a line of police officers make their way west on 42nd Street near Times Square, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)Several recent killings of black men or boys by police officers across the nation and grand juries' decisions not to indict some of the officers have angered many people, especially in minority communities, and have spurred sometimes violent demonstrations.


St. Louis County cops apologize for Facebook post

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:41
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The police chief in St. Louis County is limiting his officers' social media use after a precinct's Facebook page linked the dangers of toy guns to the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old Ohio boy.

Ga. judge OKs prosecution in infant starvation

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:39
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia judge has ruled that a man and his 23-year-old daughter can be prosecuted in the starvation death an infant.

University rehires former SLA radical Kilgore

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 05:36

FILE - This Feb. 5, 2014 file photo shows James Kilgore, a faculty member at the University of Illinois, in Urbana, Ill. The university has rehired Kilgore, a 1970s-era radical, to teach a course next semester. Thomas Bassett, the director of Global Studies at the Urbana-Champaign campus, said Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, that Kilgore's proposal to teach the course "Sweatshops or Flat World Opportunities?” Exploring the new World of Work" was approved this week. Earlier this year the university told Kilgore it would no longer hire him. That followed news-media stories about part-time university work he’d done since his 2009 prison release. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz, File) MANDATORY CREDITCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has hired 1970s-era radical James Kilgore to teach a course next semester.