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Ferguson police agree to overhaul policies, training

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:20

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, file photo, police and Missouri National Guardsmen face protesters gathered in front of the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Mo. The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014, city officials announced Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. The recommended overhaul to the Ferguson Police Department and the city’s municipal court system follows seven months of negotiations and likely averts a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials can bring against departments that resist changing their policing practices. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Ferguson Police Department has agreed to overhaul its policies, training and practices as part of a sweeping deal with the Justice Department following the 2014 fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Serena Williams Routs Radwanska and Nears a 22nd Major Title

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:13
Williams, who dominated Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-0, 6-4, needs one victory to capture her seventh Australian Open championship and tie Steffi Graf’s Open-era record of 22 Grand Slam singles titles.









D.C. mayor voids some snow parking tickets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:10

Thousands cited Friday for parking on snow emergency routes won’t have to pay penalty.

       

3 More Arrests in Oregon as Protest Leader Says ‘Go Home’

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:08
Mr. Bundy, the protest leader, asked remaining occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge to “please stand down.” The F.B.I. later said three had surrendered.









Why you can't get good concert tickets

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:07

New York's attorney general says the system is rigged, and he's gotten settlements out of 2 NYC ticket brokers.

       

Clinton, Sanders to compete for O'Malley backers

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:54

Those backers will be up for grabs in precincts where too few show up to make O'Malley viable.

       

Kids need safe place to play and exercise, star basketball players agree

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:53

Young people need more and safer places to exercise and play sports, ex-NBA stars say.

       

White Pass - 1/27/2016 10:27:24 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
White Pass US12
1/27/2016 10:27:24 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays. Starting Monday, Jan 25 culvert installation across US 12 at the MP 154, flaggers will direct traffic, may be times that the road will be closed for up to 30 minutes at a time. This work will 24 hours a day, seven days a week until completed.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/27/2016 10:21:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Satus Pass US97
1/27/2016 10:21:57 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies with areas of fog

Stevens Pass - 1/27/2016 10:35:08 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Stevens Pass US2
1/27/2016 10:35:08 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining lightly with areas of fog

Blewett Pass - 1/27/2016 10:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Blewett Pass US97
1/27/2016 10:25:53 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining Lightly

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/27/2016 10:20:51 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:50
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/27/2016 10:20:51 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. Closure is planned for Wednesday Jan 27 and Thursday Jan 28 beginning at 11 p.m. and lasting for 4 hours to remove snow in the ditch line near the construction zone and the new bridge. Traffic will be stopped eastbound at milepost 56 near Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 62 near Cabin Creek and milepost 70 near Easton.

Weather:
Overcast skies with gusty winds west

Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]
Categories: Sports Center

Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]
Categories: Sports Center

Drug traffickers seek safe haven amid legal marijuana

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:43

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say illegal drug traffickers are seeking refuge in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, growing their crops among the state’s pot warehouses and farms and shipping large amounts out of state to places where it is still illegal. In one case, the owner of a skydiving business crammed hundreds of pounds of Colorado […]

Quiz: Test your black history knowledge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:39

Think you're a black history expert? Test you knowledge with this quiz.

       

Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]
Categories: Sports Center

Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]
Categories: Sports Center

Texas driver fatally shot in apparent road rage incident

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:32

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth woman has been fatally shot in what police say was an apparent road rage incident on a Texas highway. Authorities say 26-year-old Brittany Daniel was driving on Interstate Highway 30 in Arlington around 7 p.m. Wednesday when a suspect in the rear passenger seat of another car opened […]

10 million African children obese or overweight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 14:31

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Obesity is on the rise in a rapidly urbanizing Africa.