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Questions surround canceled EMS call in arrestee's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:41
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Officials are investigating why an ambulance was called off by Sarasota Police for a man who complained of having an asthma attack while being taken into custody. The man, who police hit twice with a Taser, later died in a hospital.

More patients sickened at East Falls drug rehab center

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:39

More patients sickened at East Falls drug rehab centerMore patients had to be hospitalized after being sickened at a drug rehab facility in the East Falls section of Philadelphia.


Big day at the 77th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:35

Big day at the 77th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail RegattaThe grandstands were packed all day with fans, parents and athletes for the 77th annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta.


DA: Driver who had seizure still at fault in triple fatal crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:31

 Driver who had seizure still at fault in triple fatal crashProsecutors say a man should be held criminally responsible for the deaths of his mother, another woman and her teenage son in a traffic accident two years ago.


Magnitude-4.5 earthquake shakes Big Island of Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:18
NAALEHU, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says a magnitude-4.5 earthquake jolted the Big Island of Hawaii.

Detroit airport terminal evacuated for 2 hours, man detained

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:16
By Serena Maria Daniels DETROIT (Reuters) - A terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport was evacuated for nearly two hours and a man was taken into custody after he made comments to airline employees that raised concerns, an airport spokesman said on Saturday. Airport police were called to the North Terminal just before 3 p.m. after the man left a laptop at an airline ticket counter and made suspicious comments to a ticket agent, said Brian Lassaline, a spokesman for the airport, the world's sixth-largest air transportation hub. Lassaline said Wayne County Airport Authority police will keep investigating.

Michelle Obama addresses Tuskegee University graduates

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:04

First lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up after walking out on stage just before deliveringthe commencement address at Tuskegee University, Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Tuskegee, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Michelle Obama on Saturday invoked the storied history of Tuskegee University as she urged new graduates to soar to their futures, saying the past provides a blueprint for a country still struggling with the "age-old problems" of discrimination and race.


Funeral held for Idaho officer fatally shot while on patrol

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 06:03
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Thousands of law enforcement officers and first responders joined community members at a Coeur d'Alene, Idaho high school on Saturday to honor and remember fallen police Sgt. Greg Moore, who was shot and killed Tuesday while on patrol.

Woman faces charges in case of slain Nebraska mother

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:55
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha authorities said Saturday they made a second arrest in the death of a woman whose 11-month-old was discovered alive in a trash container and whose 5-year-old son is missing.

Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge for stricter gun laws

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:34

Beth Hegarty, a Sandy Hook Elementary School mother who happened to be inside the school the day of the shooting with her three daughters, all of whom survived, marches over the Brooklyn bridge during the third annual Brooklyn bridge march and rally to end gun violence Saturday, May 9, 2015, in New York. Organizers said the proliferation of guns results in an average of more than 80 deaths a day across the country. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of men, women and children including fashion designer Donna Karan marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday demanding stricter gun laws and offering a litany of violent stories to show why such laws are needed.


FBI says U.K. man accused of rape may have more victims

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:16

This undated law enforcement booking photo provided by the Lane County, Ore., Sheriff's Office shows Gareth Vincent Hall. Hall, 22, from Wales, is accused of traveling to Oregon to rape a 10-year-old girl he met through an online chat program, and has previously traveled to other U.S. states and there might be other victims, the FBI said. Hall is jailed in Eugene, Ore., on charges of rape, sodomy and kidnapping after allegedly traveling to the city and taking the girl to a hotel in April, 2015. The FBI said in a statement Saturday, May 9, 2015 that it’s working with local law enforcement agencies in Oregon and across the country to identify other possible victims.(Lane County Sheriff's Office via AP)EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man from Wales accused of traveling to Oregon to rape a 10-year-old girl he met through an online chat program has previously traveled to other states in the United States, and there might be other victims, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.


Jameis Winston files counterclaim, denies he raped woman

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:15

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston calls out a play during drills in an NFL rookie minicamp in Tampa, Fla., Friday, May 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for top NFL draft pick Jameis Winston contend a woman seeking civil damages from the quarterback after accusing him of rape is trying to tarnish his reputation and tap into the Heisman Trophy winner's newfound wealth.


Nebraska police search for missing boy after mother found slain

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 05:01
(Reuters) - Police in Omaha, Nebraska, were using dive teams and helicopters on Saturday to comb a river for a missing 5-year-old boy whose mother was killed this week, a crime his older brother confessed to carrying out, authorities said. Josue Ramirez-Marinero has been missing since Wednesday, the day his mother, Jesus "Ismenia" Marinero, 45, was found dead in a residential area of Omaha, the city's police department said in a news release. Marinero's 11-month-old baby, who along with Josue and Marinero herself, was reported missing hours before the discovery of the woman's body, was rescued from a dumpster at an apartment building later on Wednesday, police said. Marinero's 25-year-old son, Roberto Martinez-Marinero, walked into the Douglas County Department of Corrections late on Friday and confessed to killing his mother, the news release said.

Twin weather systems unleash storms across the country

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 04:13

Map shows tropical storm Ana’s projected path; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;DENVER (AP) — Oklahoma and other Great Plains states are getting another dose of severe weather on Saturday, with flood evacuations ordered in northern Colorado, heavy snow headed for the Rocky Mountains and a few tornadoes popping up on the eastern Plains. Residents are expecting large hail in parts of western Kansas, western Colorado and the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles. There is also a tropical storm lurking off the East Coast.


Ozzy Osbourne gives $10,000 to children's percussion group

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 04:10
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ozzy Osbourne has donated $10,000 to a Kentucky children's percussion group after watching a video of the students performing Osbourne's signature hit, "Crazy Train."

Jury finds Utah teen guilty in sheriff's deputy's death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 04:05

Defense lawyer Dean Zabriskie consoles Meagan Grunwald at the conclusion of her trial Friday, May 8, 2015, in Provo, Utah. A jury on Friday began the process of deciding whether the teenager accused in a crime spree that left a deputy dead was violently in love when she drove a speeding getaway car or a terrified victim held at gunpoint by an explosive man. (Al Hartmann/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, Pool)PROVO, Utah (AP) — A jury found a Utah teenager guilty Saturday in a 50-mile crime spree that left one sheriff's deputy dead and another wounded.


5 injured in 6-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in Mayfair

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 03:14

5 injured in 6-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in MayfairFive people have been taken to the hospital after a crash that involved six vehicles on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia's Mayfair section.


Search for armed suspect in 7-Eleven robbery on City Avenue

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 03:13

Search for armed suspect in 7-Eleven robbery on City AvenuePolice are searching for the armed suspect who held up a 7-Eleven store in Lower Merion Twp., Pennsylvania early Saturday morning.


Michigan man recites Muslim call to prayer in all 50 states

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 03:11
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan marketing executive has recited the Muslim call to prayer in all 50 states.

Officials still working to ID victims of Atlanta plane crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 05/10/2015 - 02:45
ATLANTA (AP) — A medical examiner in Atlanta is still working to positively identify the four people killed when a small plane crashed into an Atlanta interstate.