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Crimefighters: Who killed Joseph Devine?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:53

 Who killed Joseph Devine?It's been almost 10 months since a father of three was gunned down in Camden and a reward is being offered to help find his killer.


Missouri woman finds grandson dead, shot by police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:45

A crowd is stopped by police as they were trying to reach the scene where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police in Ferguson, Mo., near St. Louis on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. A spokesman with the St. Louis County Police Department confirmed a Ferguson police officer shot the man. The spokesman didn’t give the reason for the shooting, nor provide the officer’s name or race. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Desiree Harris saw her grandson running near her home Saturday afternoon when she passed him in her car. Minutes later, she found his body on the street — fatally shot by a police officer.


Police-mayor tensions mount over chokehold death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:45

FILE- In this July 31, 2014 file photo provided by the New York City Mayoral Photography Office, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, is seated between New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, left, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, during a round table discussion convened to ease tensions over the July 17, police involved death of Eric Garner. In an interview with The Associated Press, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said he wanted to counter "some of the misimpressions and some of the momentum that's been gained by self-serving interests" in the wake of the videotaped death last month of Garner. (AP Photo/New York City Mayoral Photography Office, Bob Bennett, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Police have become increasingly at odds with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the appearance he is taking sides against them after the chokehold death of a black suspect last month — a conflict that has prompted the city's top law enforcement official to do damage control by calling the mayor "very pro-cop."


Obama offers no time limit on Iraq military action

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:22

Obama offers no time limit on Iraq military actionPresident Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America's renewed military involvement in Iraq.


Police: Suspect flees in stolen ambulance in Reading

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:21

 Suspect flees in stolen ambulance in ReadingAuthorities arrested a man for stealing an ambulance and leading police on a pursuit in Reading.


3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 322

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:05

3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 322Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that injured three people in Bethel Township, Delaware County.


3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 322

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 11:05

3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 322Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that injured three people in Bethel Township, Delaware County.


Warrant issued for ex-boyfriend of woman killed in Albuquerque

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 10:50
By Joseph J. Kolb ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - A shooting in Albuquerque on Friday that left one woman dead and three people hurt was sparked by a jealous rage, police said on Saturday.    A spokeswoman for the Albuquerque Police Department said that an arrest warrant for murder had been issued for Marcos Delgado, 36, whom they said was seeking out his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend when the shooting began. "The ex-girlfriend, Anna Vigil, 28, was shot and succumbed to her injuries," said the spokeswomen, Ferris Simmons. One of the victims was released from an Albuquerque hospital Saturday, while the remaining two are in stable condition, according to police. According to a witness, a black Dodge Charger, turned into the parking lot of an industrial park where Vigil had been sitting in a car.

Missouri woman finds grandson dead, shot by police

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 10:23
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose grandson was fatally shot by police says she found his body in the middle of the street minutes after he was expected to arrive at her home.

Rabbi killed in Florida; police say no hate crime

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 09:55
MIAMI (AP) — Police and Jewish community leaders say an Orthodox rabbi from New York was fatally shot as he walked to a Miami temple.

US oversees its 3rd airdrop of supplies in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 09:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has dropped food and water for a third time to thousands of Iraqi refugees stranded on Mount Sinjar.

US oversees its 3rd airdrop of supplies in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 09:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has dropped food and water for a third time to thousands of Iraqi refugees stranded on Mount Sinjar.

Reading police chase suspect in stolen ambulance

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 08:51

 Suspect flees in stolen ambulance in ReadingAuthorities arrested a man for stealing an ambulance and leading police on a pursuit in Reading.


NAACP: FBI should investigate police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 08:41
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The St. Louis County NAACP says it wants the FBI to investigate the death of a teenager shot by police.

Woman, 78, caught with nearly $41K in girdle at airport

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 08:40

Woman, 78, caught with nearly $41K in girdle at airportA 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly on an international trip from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag, federal authorities said.


Official: Teen arrested in Washington girl's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 08:00
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old has been arrested in the death and sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl whose body was found near the mobile home park she vanished from last weekend.

Officials: 17-year-old boy arrested in death, sexual assault of 6-year-old Washington girl

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 07:40
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Officials: 17-year-old boy arrested in death, sexual assault of 6-year-old Washington girl.

Wounded soldier skydives with Maine first lady

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 07:39

In this photo provided by the All Veterans Group, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, bottom, makes a parachute jump with the help of an All Veterans Parachute Team member over Northern Maine, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Travis, who ended up losing all four limbs during combat operations in Afghanistan, made the jump with the All Veterans Group Parachute Team along with the wife of Maine Gov. Paul LePage, to raise money for a veteran center and museum in Fort Kent. (AP Photo/All Veterans Group)Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills and his team from the 82nd Airborne were checking out reports of improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan when one detonated underneath him.


New VA secretary touts fixes to veterans group

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 07:33

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald, speaks at the DAV 2014 National Convention on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Las Vegas. McDonald, a former Procter and Gamble CEO who took the top VA post July 30, met with veterans during his Las Vegas visit. (AP Photo/David Becker)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald addressed a veterans group for the first time since taking over the troubled agency last month, calling his plans to fix it "an opportunity we can't miss nor underestimate."


US launches 4 airstrikes against Iraqi militants

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 07:30

U.S. AIRSTRIKES IN IRAQWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says American jet fighters and drones have conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq, taking out armored carriers and a truck that were firing on civilians.