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

 

Yahoo! National News

Grandson of Getty oil founder found dead in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:32

A police officer creates a perimeter outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Police say a man was found dead at the home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The grandson of billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, his parents confirmed in a statement released by a family spokesman. Andrew Getty's parents, Ann and Gordon, confirmed the 47-year-old's death in the statement. The cause of Andrew Getty's death was not immediately clear. The Los Angeles Times said Andrew Getty had sought a restraining order against a woman two weeks earlier.


Purported kidnappers want apology from California police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:12

This undated photo released by the Vallejo Police Department shows Denise Huskins. Police say Huskins, who was reported kidnapped from her boyfriend's San Francisco Bay area home and held for ransom, has contacted her father to say she's in the Southern California city of Huntington Beach. (AP Photo/Vallejo Police Department)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two major California newspapers say they've received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.


Asian stocks lackluster as Japan, China data shows weakness

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:51

A man is reflected on an electronic board showing market indices outside a brokerage in TokyoTOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Wednesday as China's manufacturing remained weak in February and a Japanese central bank survey showed businesses are wary about the economic outlook


PHOTOS: Phillies unveil new food lineup

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:49

 Phillies unveil new food lineupThe Philadelphia Phillies unveiled a new lineup of food offerings for this season at Citizens Bank Park.


3-D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:48

Faith Lennox, 7, left, shows her mother Nicole her newly 3-D printed hand at the Build it Workspace in Los Alamitos, Calif., on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Build It Workspace is a 3-D printer studio that teaches people to use high-tech printers and provides access to them for projects. Faith's new hand is the result of an emerging technology that is revolutionizing prosthetics, said Build It's Mark Lengsfeld, especially for children like Faith, who quickly outgrow expensive prosthetic limbs and have trouble even using them because of their size and weight. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.


Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:43

Medical personnel comfort each other after being evacuated by Fresno Police at the scene of a shooting at a medical clinic Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Fresno, Calif. A man and a woman were found dead after a shooting at the Eye Medical Clinic in downtown Fresno, police in central California said. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, John Walker)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday.


Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized, rep confirms

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:42

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized, rep confirmsRepresentatives for singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell announced on her Twitter page that she has been hospitalized.


Body pulled from Schuylkill ID'd as missing Philadelphia man

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:42

Body pulled from Schuylkill ID'd as missing Philadelphia manA body pulled from the Schuylkill River on Friday was that of a missing Northeast Philadelphia man.


14-year-old shot in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:40

14-year-old shot in South PhiladelphiaFor the second day in a row, a 14-year-old Philadelphia boy has been shot.


10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:37

Patricia Willaert, the prefect in charge of regional law and safety, speaks during a press conference in Seyne, France, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a Germanwings plane carrying 150 people into a mountain, a French police official said Monday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:


Atlantic City fire chief resigns over dropped pants incident

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:37

Atlantic City fire chief resigns over dropped pants incidentThe South Jersey fire chief caught on camera dropping his pants has resigned.


Tuskegee Airman Leslie A. Williams dies in California at 95

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:35

This 2012 photo released by Penny Williams shows Leslie A. Williams in Belmont, Calif. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, died Monday, March 30, 2015, of natural causes at his home in Patterson, Calif., said his daughter Penny Williams. He was 95. The Tuskegee Airmen were an elite group of African-American fighter pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps that broke the color barrier during World War II. (AP Photo/Penny Williams)PATTERSON, Calif. (AP) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.


Suspect dies while in custody of Vineland Police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:34

Suspect dies while in custody of Vineland PoliceThe Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office is investigating the death of a suspect while in the custody of Vineland Police.


Oil heir Andrew Getty found dead at Hollywood Hills home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:34

An officer stands outside a home in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Police say a man was found dead at the home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, and the Getty family confirmed that it was the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty.


Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:33

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized, rep confirmsRepresentatives for singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell announced on her Twitter page that she has been hospitalized.


Family: Man dead at Hollywood Hills home is Andrew Getty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:28

 Man dead at Hollywood Hills home is Andrew GettyA statement from the Getty family says a man found dead in a Hollywood Hills home is Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty.


Fmr. volunteer firefighter in custody after Elkins Park hostage situation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:27

Fmr. volunteer firefighter in custody after Elkins Park hostage situationA former firefighter is in custody after allegedly holding four firefighters hostage at gunpoint inside a firehouse in the Elkins Park section of Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County.


Friends, neighbors ID Lower Moreland couple found mutilated by chainsaw in home

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:22

Friends, neighbors ID Lower Moreland couple found mutilated by chainsaw in homeAction News has confirmed through family friends, neighbors, and records the identities of the couple found dead inside their Lower Moreland, Montgomery County home.


State Department found 4 emails about drones sent by Clinton

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:05

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file photo, then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hands off her mobile phone after arriving to meet with Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, Netherlands. Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation that she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool/File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those notes have little to do with either subject.


Judge denies open records lawsuit against Haslam

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 11:05

State Revenue Commissioner Richard Roberts attends a Senate Finance Committee hearing in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Roberts said in a legal filing in an open records case that state law gives him the power to deny the release of documents if he deems it "in the best interests of the state." (AP Photo/Erik SchelzigNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A tax attorney who sued for the release of records from Gov. Bill Haslam's administration related to a $350,000 analysis of business tax collections in Tennessee said Tuesday that he likely will appeal a judge's denial of his lawsuit.