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Contractor: Texas inmates in uprising wanted transfer

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:08
RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — Inmates who set fires and caused significant damage to a South Texas prison after taking over part of the facility last month orchestrated the uprising to get a transfer and affect where they would be deported, the private contractor operating the facility said Monday.

US told to cut 80 Caracas diplomats

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:06
Venezuela orders the United States to cut more than 80 staff from its diplomatic mission in the next two weeks.
Categories: BBC World News

Baby deaths inquiry report due

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:06
Failures at a maternity unit where a number of newborn babies and mothers died are expected to be exposed later.
Categories: BBC World News

Rock climbing helps free mom from miscarriage grief

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:02

Talking to others also helps woman cope with loss of pregnancy.

       

Customers invited to review proposed strategic plan

Chelan County PUD - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 09:00
Commission meeting news. Other topics: Lake Chelan level, new large loads, mule deer summit and transformer move.
Categories: Chelan County

Feds: Man well on his way to becoming terrorist before sting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:57
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack at a Kansas airport was "well on his way" to becoming a violent terrorist before authorities began investigating him, federal prosecutors argued Monday.

Grandmother’s ‘claim’ on baby raises new mom’s defenses

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:57
Because her mother-in-law keeps calling the new arrival “my baby,” a young mom is fighting the urge to punch her.

White Pass - 3/2/2015 3:12:20 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:51
White Pass US12
3/2/2015 3:12:20 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Light snow

Satus Pass - 3/2/2015 3:00:32 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:51
Satus Pass US97
3/2/2015 3:00:32 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Partly cloudy

Stevens Pass - 3/2/2015 3:09:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:51
Stevens Pass US2
3/2/2015 3:09:57 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Broken skies

Blewett Pass - 3/2/2015 3:02:42 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:51
Blewett Pass US97
3/2/2015 3:02:42 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Broken skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/2/2015 3:02:09 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:51
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/2/2015 3:02:09 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Overcast with occasional light snow

12-inch water main bursts in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:47

12-inch water main bursts in South PhiladelphiaA broken water main disrupted service to more than a dozen customers in South Philadelphia.


Who will look out for me when parents, boyfriend vie for control?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:42
Caught between pleasing her family and the man she plans to marry, she’s in a precarious position.

Westchester Jury Convicts Lacey Spears in Fatal Poisoning of Son

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:38
Ms. Spears, who blogged for years about her son’s constant health problems, was found guilty by a jury of force-feeding him heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.






VIDEO: Shanty town in Manila burns

BBC World News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:38
More than 400 homes have gone up in a flames in a shanty town in the Philippine capital of Manila.
Categories: BBC World News

Rallies held against states' push to control US lands

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:38
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several hundred people gathered Monday at rallies in Utah and Nevada to demonstrate their opposition to efforts by some Western states to seize control of federal lands.

PECO cuts power to 900 customers near Upper Moreland plant fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:34

5-alarm fire at Upper Moreland sheet metal plant under controlPECO has cut power to approximately 900 customers in the area of a 4-alarm fire in Upper Moreland, Montgomery County for safety reasons.


U.S. air safety threatened by possible hacking: senators

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:31
Major security vulnerabilities in the Federal Aviation Administration's information systems are putting air traffic control programs, along with plane passengers, at risk, two U.S. senators said in a letter to the transportation secretary on Monday. "These vulnerabilities have potential to compromise the safety and efficiency of the national airspace system, which the traveling public relies on each and every day," Senator Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, and Senator John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, wrote to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. In a separate statement, Nelson said a hacker could cause "delays, near misses or potentially even a disaster." Foxx will testify on Tuesday before the Senate Transportation Committee, which Thune chairs.

Area of police shooting long a haven for the destitute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 08:27

Ceola Waddell, 58, left, a homeless man who says he witnessed the police shooting on Skid Row on Sunday, stands by a street side memorial for the victim in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, March 2, 2015. Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Skid Row section of Los Angeles, where police officers fatally shot a homeless man on Sunday during a fierce struggle captured on video, is notorious as one of the nation's most gritty and depressing areas.