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

 

News aggregator

Family: Military policeman was shooting victim

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:50

FILE - In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian suspect, base spokeswoman Terri Davis said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The father of a sailor from Maryland says his son was the victim killed when a civilian approached a destroyer docked at a naval base and disarmed a sailor on watch.


Family: Military policeman was shooting victim

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:50

FILE - In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian suspect, base spokeswoman Terri Davis said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The father of a sailor from Maryland says his son was the victim killed when a civilian approached a destroyer docked at a naval base and disarmed a sailor on watch.


Crews begin dismantling Chicago train after crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:48

FILE - In this March 24, 2014 file photo, a Chicago Transit Authority train car rests on an escalator at the O'Hare Airport station after it derailed early in the morning, injuring more than 30 people, in Chicago. Had the crash occurred during the day, when the trains are often full and the escalator packed with luggage-carrying travelers, far more people likely would have been injured, some even killed, said Joseph Schwieterman, a transportation expert at DePaul University. (AP Photo/NBC Chicago, Kenneth Webster, File) MANDATORY CREDITCHICAGO (AP) — Salvage crews have begun cutting apart and clearing away wreckage from the crash of a Chicago commuter train at O'Hare International Airport's underground station.


Crews begin dismantling Chicago train after crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:48

FILE - In this March 24, 2014 file photo, a Chicago Transit Authority train car rests on an escalator at the O'Hare Airport station after it derailed early in the morning, injuring more than 30 people, in Chicago. Had the crash occurred during the day, when the trains are often full and the escalator packed with luggage-carrying travelers, far more people likely would have been injured, some even killed, said Joseph Schwieterman, a transportation expert at DePaul University. (AP Photo/NBC Chicago, Kenneth Webster, File) MANDATORY CREDITCHICAGO (AP) — Salvage crews have begun cutting apart and clearing away wreckage from the crash of a Chicago commuter train at O'Hare International Airport's underground station.


New thrill ride to debut at Busch Gardens

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:42
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Thrill ride developers at Busch Gardens acknowledge that the park's newest attraction might not be everyone's idea of a good time.

Parties row over energy freeze credit

BBC World News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:38
The government and the Labour party both claim credit for an energy price freeze on customer bills announced by UK electricity and gas supplier SSE.
Categories: BBC World News

Houston bayou's evolution into busy port ongoing

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:38

In this photo taken on Sunday, March 23, 2014, oil containment booms are spread out near the idle Galveston-Bolivar Ferry terminal in Galveston, Texas. The Coast Guard partially reopened one of the nation's busiest seaports to ship traffic Tuesday, March 25, three days after a collision between a barge and a ship spilled up to 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the waters south of Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool)  MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — A century ago, the Houston Ship Channel was nothing more than a bayou meandering into the Gulf of Mexico. Today, massive ocean-going vessels carrying thousands of containers zip in and out of the channel, where a barge collided with a ship over the weekend, spilling 170,000 gallons of gooey tar-like oil into the water.


Crimea crisis sharpens Latvia tensions

BBC World News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:31
Crimea crisis stirs ethnic tensions in Latvia
Categories: BBC World News

Crimea crisis sharpens Latvia tensions

BBC World News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:31
Crimea crisis stirs ethnic tensions in Latvia
Categories: BBC World News

Phys Ed: Exercising for Healthier Eyes

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:31
Research suggests that physical activity may protect eyesight as we age.
    





Navy searches for answers in fatal base shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:27

FILE - In this May 3, 2004 file photo, security personnel wait to inspect vehicles entering Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. A sailor was fatally shot at the world's largest naval base late Monday, March 24, 2014, and security forces killed a male civilian suspect, base spokeswoman Terri Davis said. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Mort Fryman)NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Navy officials are searching for answers about what might have motivated a civilian to approach a docked destroyer, struggle with security personnel, disarm a sailor, then shoot and kill a military policeman coming to help.


City Room: New York Today: Weathering It

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:26
What you need to know for Wednesday: High winds whip the city, the mayor supports a taxi surcharge, and a shoe store robber returns to the scene of the crime.
    





Colorado mom: After shaving furor, focus on friend

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:24
DENVER (AP) — After a Grand Junction third-grader shaved her head to support a cancer-stricken buddy, the mother wants an end to the national furor over a school's reaction to the act of solidarity and the focus to shift to the 11-year-old friend's recovery.

Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:23

 Paint Nite. A ticket buys you a small canvas, brushes, paints and an easy two-hour lesson at a neighborhood bar. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and a menu filled with burgers, wings and nachos.


More domestic violence shelters are taking in pets

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:23

Pamela Isaac and one of her three cats, Lucy, inside their apartment at a shelter for victims of domestic violence, Tuesday March 18, 2014 in New York. The shelter is the city’s first pet-friendly domestic violence shelter, one in a fast-growing number of similar sanctuaries around the country that reflect growing awareness that animals can be both victims of family violence and key factors in their owners’ willingness to flee. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — When her abusive husband left for work last fall, she grabbed her kids, her dog and her bags, only to run up against a heart-wrenching obstacle: None of the city's more than 50 domestic violence shelters would accept the pet.


White Pass - 3/26/2014 6:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:16
White Pass US12
3/26/2014 6:54:07 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Snow flurries

White Pass - 3/26/2014 6:54:07 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:16
White Pass US12
3/26/2014 6:54:07 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Snow flurries

Satus Pass - 3/26/2014 6:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:16
Satus Pass US97
3/26/2014 6:47:50 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 3/26/2014 6:47:50 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:16
Satus Pass US97
3/26/2014 6:47:50 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 3/26/2014 7:14:25 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:16
Stevens Pass US2
3/26/2014 7:14:25 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Scattered clouds