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$40,000 reward in killing of pregnant woman, baby in Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:54

$40,000 reward in killing of pregnant woman, baby in FrankfordThe newborn daughter of a pregnant woman shot and killed Sunday has died. The baby was delivered by emergency C-section after the shooting.


Funeral scheduled for Pa. trooper killed in ambush

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:51

Funeral scheduled for Pa. trooper killed in ambushInvestigators followed up on leads as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their remote barracks, killing one, continued.


Funeral scheduled for Pa. trooper killed in ambush

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:51

Funeral scheduled for Pa. trooper killed in ambushInvestigators followed up on leads as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their remote barracks, killing one, continued.


Authorities: 1 dead after senior housing fire

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:50

Allen Park fire and other surrounding community fire departments fight a fire at the Leo Paluch Senior Citizen Housing complex in Allen Park, in suburban Detroit, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. One person is dead and several others were taken to hospitals following athe early morning fire that prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents, authorities said. Fire Chief Doug LaFond confirmed the death and said more than two dozen people had to be rescued from the building by fire crews using ladders, including his 82-year-old mother, Betty Hackney. She was uninjured. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates ) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT MBO (REV-SHARE)ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — One person was found dead and several others were injured after a fire at a suburban Detroit senior citizen housing complex where some residents were found hanging out of second-floor windows before being rescued by firefighters on ladders.


$50,000 reward offered for tips on trooper's slaying

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:47

Funeral scheduled for Pa. trooper killed in ambushInvestigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded.


Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:45
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a state trooper has been arrested on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other sexual-assault crimes.

Fire on roof of King of Prussia Mall

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:44

Fire on roof of King of Prussia MallOfficials in Montgomery County responded to the King of Prussia Mall this morning after fire erupted on the roof of one of the buildings.


Person struck by PATCO train in Center City

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:38

Person struck by PATCO train in Center CityPATCO's 8th and Market Street station has reopened after a person was struck by a train Monday morning.


South Carolina congressman Sanford, ex-wife head to mediation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:38

Mark Sanford speaks at the LPAC conference in Chantilly, VirginiaBy Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his former wife have agreed to go to mediation over the latest spat arising from their divorce in 2010 after his extramarital affair while serving as the state's governor, a judge said on Monday. Sanford and his former wife, Jenny, had been due to appear in court in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday after she asked a judge to require the congressman to undergo a psychiatric exam and take parenting and anger management classes. Judge Daniel Martin Jr. ...


South Carolina congressman Sanford, ex-wife head to mediation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:38

Mark Sanford speaks at the LPAC conference in Chantilly, VirginiaBy Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina U.S. congressman Mark Sanford and his former wife have agreed to go to mediation over the latest spat arising from their divorce in 2010 after his extramarital affair while serving as the state's governor, a judge said on Monday. Sanford and his former wife, Jenny, had been due to appear in court in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday after she asked a judge to require the congressman to undergo a psychiatric exam and take parenting and anger management classes. Judge Daniel Martin Jr. ...


Tech experts say Apple Pay safer than carrying a wallet

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:33

Tech experts say Apple Pay safer than carrying a walletTech experts say the NFC technology used in Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 is safer and more secure than paying with traditional credit and debit cards


'Django Unchained' actress speaks out after being mistaken for prostitute

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:30

'Django Unchained' actress speaks out after being mistaken for prostitute'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts and her husband are speaking out after they were detained in Studio City.


Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:26
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

'The View' kicks off new era with two Rosies, Nicolle Wallace

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:26

'The View' kicks off new era with two Rosies, Nicolle WallaceABC's "The View" began its new season Monday, with former host Rosie O'Donnell rejoining the daytime talk show, along with Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.


Baby dies after pregnant woman shot, killed in Frankford

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:24

$40,000 reward in killing of pregnant woman, baby in FrankfordThe newborn daughter of a pregnant woman shot and killed Sunday has died. The baby was delivered by emergency C-section after the shooting.


Deaths in storm drains raise safety issue

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:23

In this June 25, 2004 photo Houston Police dive team member Mark Jason looks into a manhole during a search for Logan Jones, 13, who was sucked into storm drain and died while playing in a rain swollen ditch near an elementary school in Houston, Texas. Accidents like Jones', though rare, are continuing to focus attention on the large flood control pipes and culverts used in cities all over the country that are designed with drainage, not safety, in mind. (AP Photo/The Houston Chronicle, Steve Ueckert)CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away.


Elderly Colorado man died while making bomb, police believe

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:08
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 92-year-old Colorado man who investigators initially thought shot himself to death actually appears to have died when a homemade bomb he was assembling at his remote mountain house detonated accidentally, police said on Sunday. The body of Edwin Bartheld was found in the crawlspace of his home in the small former mining town of Turret, about 95 miles southwest of Denver, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. ...

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 23:59
NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity."

Man pleads not guilty in 4 slayings in Ohio town

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 23:59

FILE-This undated file photo provided by Crawford County, Ohio, Sheriffs Office shows Donald Hoffman. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. Billy Jack Chatman told Bucyrus police two days before he was found dead that he had called an ambulance for Donald Hoffman against Hoffman’s wishes after the man collapsed on his floor. The bodies of Chatman and another man were found Sept. 1. Two other bodies were found the next day. Hoffman has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder and robbery. His arraignment is scheduled for Monday. (AP Photo/Crawford County Ohio Sheriff Office, File)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of four men found at their separate homes in the small Ohio city of Bucyrus pleaded not guilty Monday.


Vulnerable North Carolina senator Hagan takes lead in two polls

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 23:57

U.S. Senator-elect Kay Hagan (D-NC) reacts after defeating incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC) in GreensboroBy Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is leading her Republican challenger among likely voters in North Carolina, two polls showed on Monday, the latest shift in a race that could help decide which party controls the chamber. Hagan was ahead 43 percent to 34 percent, a 9-point lead, in a survey conducted this month after the vulnerable Democrat's first debate with state House Speaker Thom Tillis, according to Republican polling firm American Insights. ...