Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

News aggregator

Yellow-billed cuckoo named a threatened species

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:44

This August, 2013 photo provided by Point Blue Conservation Science shows a yellow-billed cuckoo, which has made the western United States its breeding ground for many years. But the migratory bird, which otherwise lives in Latin America, has seen its population dwindle in the past few decades because its habitats have been marred. NThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, announced that the western population of the yellow-billed cuckoo has been listed as a threatened species and will be protected under the Endangered Species Act. The bird resides in 12 western states and in Mexico and Canada, but Arizona has the largest population. (AP Photo/Point Blue Conservation Science, Mark Dettling)TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The yellow-billed cuckoo has been disappearing from its home in the Western U.S., a decline that prompted the federal Fish and Wildlife Service to announce Thursday that the bird has been listed as a threatened species.


Stars of 'Real Housewives' get prison for fraud

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:44

FILE - In this July 30, 2013 file photo, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, 43, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, 41, of Montville Township, N.J., walk out of Martin Luther King, Jr. Courthouse after an appearance in Newark, N.J. Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are trading the drama of reality TV for prison.


White Pass - 10/2/2014 3:03:13 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:43
White Pass US12
10/2/2014 3:03:13 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/2/2014 3:05:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:43
Satus Pass US97
10/2/2014 3:05:23 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 10/2/2014 3:14:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:43
Stevens Pass US2
10/2/2014 3:14:47 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/2/2014 3:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:43
Blewett Pass US97
10/2/2014 3:13:08 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/2/2014 3:18:55 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:43
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/2/2014 3:18:55 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Rock blasting scheduled Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.

Weather:


3rd passenger dies after Delaware bus crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:40

3rd passenger dies after Delaware bus crashThe Delaware State Police have announced that a third victim has died due to injuries sustained in a fatal tour bus crash last month.


Local community rallies to help in Liberia Ebola outbreak

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:35

Local community rallies to help in Liberia Ebola outbreakThe Liberian community in Philadelphia continues to feel the effects of the Ebola outbreak abroad.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' couple get prison in fraud case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:32

Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, stars of the television series "Real Housewives of New Jersey" hold hands as they arrive at U.S. federal court in NewarkBy Terence McGinley NEWARK N.J. (Reuters) - Teresa Giudice, star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," was sentenced on Thursday to 15 months in prison and her reality television co-star husband to 41 months behind bars in their federal fraud case. The couple arrived holding hands at U.S. District Court in Newark, where Judge Esther Salas spent hours berating them for years of hiding income and lying to obtain loans. "I'm not sure you respect this court. ...


Movie Review: Mathieu Amalric Takes On ‘The Blue Room’

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:29
Mathieu Amalric’s film version of Georges Simenon’s “The Blue Room” deals with adultery, crime and the relationship of sights and sounds.

Florida govt knew of troubles at massacred family

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:28
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's child welfare agency was deeply familiar with Don Spirit well before he killed his six grandchildren, his daughter and himself last month.

Man with Philly ties heading Secret Service

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:27

Man with Philly ties heading Secret ServiceA man with Philadelphia ties has been chosen to take the lead at the Secret Service.


Scuba officer sues New York police over race

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:24
NEW YORK (AP) — A mixed-race police officer with painted toenails has accused fellow officers in a New York Police Department scuba unit of discriminating against him by calling him a transsexual and a descendant of slaves.

15-month prison sentence for 'Real Housewives' star Teresa Giudice, 41 months for husband

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:19

15-month prison sentence for 'Real Housewives' star Teresa Giudice, 41 months for husbandThe married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are trading the drama of reality TV for prison.


Drones banned at New Mexico hot air balloon festival

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:18
(Reuters) - The organizers of the world's largest hot air balloon festival said on Thursday the use of drone aircraft in the vicinity of the colorful event is banned for safety reasons. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which starts on Saturday and runs until Oct. 12, draws hundreds of thousands of spectators every year as it fills the skies with more than 550 balloons. ...

Police: Suspect who shot teen was high on PCP

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:17

 Suspect who shot teen was high on PCPPhiladelphia police say a man who shot a 17-year-old girl Wednesday night was high on PCP.


Vintage 66 Route motel to get $16M renovation

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:17
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A crumbling motel along U.S. Route 66 will get a $16 million upgrade as part of an ongoing plan to revitalize a section of the iconic highway as it winds through Albuquerque.

Oklahoma prosecutors seeking death penalty in beheading case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:16

Alton Alexander Nolen is seen in a picture from the Oklahoma Department of CorrectionsBy Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman and attacking others at a food distribution warehouse in Moore, Oklahoma, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Alton Nolen, 30, has been charged with murder in the death of Colleen Hufford, 54, and the attempted murder of Traci Johnson, 43, as well as assault with a deadly weapon. The FBI is also examining Nolen's background for any potential religious ties to the attack after former colleagues said he had tried to convert them to Islam. ...