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SEPTA, union reach a deal; strike adverted

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:07

SEPTA, union reach a deal; strike advertedOfficials announced that a deal has been reached between SEPTA and the Transit Workers Union and workers will not be going on strike.


Former Bellevue Councilwoman charged in theft of campaign signs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:05
A former Bellevue City Councilwoman has been charged with third-degree theft in King County District Court for allegedly stealing two yard signs supporting the pro-gun rights Initiative 591.

AccuWeather: Cool Treat for Halloween, Wet Trick on Saturday

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:03

 Cool Treat for Halloween, Wet Trick on SaturdayMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a raw, wet and windy first weekend of November.


Thursday’s prep cross country results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:01
Cross country results for Thursday, Oct. 30

Hungary drops Internet tax plan after surge of protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:01
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that instead of pushing ahead with the proposed tax, the government would begin talks early next year about a broad variety of Internet issues, including regulation and taxation.

Coming up: events across the region

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:01
A long-range calendar of festivals and fun beyond Seattle

Today in History

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 12:00
Today is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2014. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. A reminder: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. Clocks go back one hour.

Man gets 45-year sentence in rape, robberies in Chinatown ID

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:59
A 35-year-old Seattle man was sentenced to nearly 45 years in prison for attacks on two women, one of whom he raped in July 2013. She wasn’t in court, but her daughter read a letter she wrote to the judge: “His behavior was worse than an animal.”

Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:56

Skeleton puppets move up New York's Sixth Avenue during the Village Halloween Parade in New York, Friday Oct. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday.


3 Girls Trick-Or-Treating Killed in Hit-And-Run

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:54
Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.






Girl, 14, Dies of Wounds in Washington School Shooting

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:50
Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, who was shot in the head last week when a classmate fired on five classmates in Marysville, Wash., died at a hospital in Everett.






TroubleShooters: Car accident victim's wheelchair returned

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:45

 Car accident victim's wheelchair returnedA Delaware County man says he felt stranded without his power wheelchair. It was sent to a repair company but after months of waiting for it to be returned, he felt helpless - that is until Action News TroubleShooters got involved.


US Marshal describes moment Eric Frein was captured

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:44

US Marshal describes moment Eric Frein was capturedIt took 48 days, $10 million and an intense manhunt but accused cop killer Eric Frein was caught and one of the US Marshals who captured him spoke to Action News.


Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:43

 Girl, 14, dies after school shootingOne of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.


Lake Michigan waves slam Chicago lakeshore

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:34

Manuel Hernandez takes video of high waves crashing into a break wall on the south shore of Lake Michigan, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Chicago. Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline. The waves slowed traffic along Lake Shore Drive and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline, sending water onto part of Lake Shore Drive. The waves slowed traffic and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction.


4 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:31

A tiny memorial sits beside the railroad tracks in downtown Vandalia on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 where four members of a Greenville family were killed Thursday evening when a woman drove her SUV around safety gates. A freight train struck the vehicle. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — A mother and three of her children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child injured when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train, authorities said Friday.


Slow-motion disaster: Key facts about Hawaii lava

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:25
Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through uninhabited areas of the Big Island, it reached Pahoa this week, crossing a residential street, burning down a garden shed and inching toward homes and a main road that goes through downtown.

2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lava

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:24
Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow.

NYC worker suspended for using 'robotic voice'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:23
NEW YORK (AP) — If some workplace problems happen because employees are only human, one New York City government worker got in trouble for virtually the opposite.