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Mom: Missing Ohio player texted about concussions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 19:17

This photo taken on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 and provided by Ohio State university shows college football player Kosta Karageorge in Columbus, Ohio. The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared. A missing-person report filed with Columbus police Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, says Karageorge told his mother he was sorry if he was an embarrassment but concussions had his head messed up. The 6-foot-5 senior missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and has not been heard from. (AP Photo/Ohio State University, Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A missing Ohio State University football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 16:02
"We want them to think twice before spending that dollar today. As long as black lives are put second to materialism, there will be no peace." — Kristiana Colon, 28, who protested at Chicago's popular Magnificent Mile shopping district a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Man shoots girlfriend, kills self in Chicago Nordstrom store

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 14:43
(Reuters) - A man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself inside a Chicago Nordstrom on Friday, police said, sending black Friday shoppers scattering from the store. The shooting took place on the second floor of the high-end retailer around 8:30 p.m., said Chicago Police spokesman Officer Ron Gaines. The man was declared dead at the scene. The woman, who worked at the store, was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, Gaines added. "It was a pow and a pow," Michelle Smith, a 47-year-old shopper in the store at the time of the shooting, told the Chicago Tribune. ...

Washington state woman shoots man trying to enter home: TV station

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 14:43
(Reuters) - A woman shot a 22-year-old man trying to barge into her home early on Thanksgiving morning in a Seattle suburb, and he may have been drinking and gone to the home by mistake, a television station reported. The 33-year-old mother of three woke to the sound of banging on her front door at about 3 a.m. on Thursday in Edmonds, a suburb north of Seattle, the station, KING 5, said. It quoted police as saying the man pushed open the door but the woman met him at the entrance and tried to shut it. Growing concerned she might lose the struggle, she shot him in the abdomen, it added. ...

Austin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 14:07

Police tape marks off the scene after authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. In the distance, police cars surround the suspect's vehicle parked near the Interstate 35 overpass. (AP Photo/Jim Vertuno)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.


Chicago police: 1 killed in shooting at Nordstrom

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:37
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in a Nordstrom in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

Surveillance video of suspect in Reading barbershop shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:28

Surveillance video of suspect in Reading barbershop shootingPolice released surveillance video that shows the suspect they say is wanted for a shooting inside a Reading barbershop.


Area malls, stores packed with Black Friday shoppers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:27

Area malls, stores packed with Black Friday shoppersArea malls and stores were packed all day long with shoppers galore for Black Friday.


Seattle protesters enter shopping malls, chaining doors shut at one

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:24
By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Protesters angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, entered a pair of shopping malls in downtown Seattle on Friday and disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony. More than 120 people were marching when a group broke off, went through Pacific Place mall and chained shut two doors, Seattle Police Department spokesman Patrick Michaud said. Seattle police later said on Twitter that a total of five people were arrested in the protests. ...

NY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tables

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:22

In this photo provided by Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, some of New York City’s wealthier residents sit down to a holiday dinner with some of the city’s homeless at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Wealthier New Yorkers paid $100 a plate to sit with some of their less fortunate neighbors to a dinner, which included roasted turkey, buttered mashed potatoes, red velvet cake and pumpkin cheesecake. (AP Photo/Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Carolyn Gragano)NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible.


$10,000 reward in search for West Chester Univ. student last seen at Manayunk bar

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 12:15

$10,000 reward in search for West Chester Univ. student last seen at Manayunk barThe search is on for a young man who was last seen at a popular pub in Philadelphia's Manayunk section.


Ebola scare boosts business for Alabama company

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 11:46
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.

Protesters break windows in San Francisco shops

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 11:31
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are marching through downtown San Francisco streets packed with Black Friday shoppers to protest a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.

Former 'Real World' cast member dies in Wisconsin

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 11:01

Former 'Real World' cast member dies in WisconsinPolice say a former cast member of MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" has died in Wisconsin.


Boys found buried in snow pile in New York

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 10:48

Boys found buried in snow pile in New YorkTwo children from upstate New York are recovering, from getting buried in the snow by a snow plow.


Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension 'vacated'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 10:34

Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension 'vacated'The NFL players' union says Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite suspension. An association spokesman says the suspension has been "vacated, effective immediately."


A glance at national protests, cleanup in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 10:28

Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without confrontation with a large police presence. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbres)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.


NY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers calling

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:56

Nine-year-old Jason Rivera, left, and Elijah Martinez, 11, appear at a news conference, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Westchester Medical Center's Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y. The boys spent seven hours trapped in the snow the night before until an alert police officer saw a shovel half buried and started to dig. (AP Photo/Times Herald-Record, Leonard Sparks)NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family's cries but couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard, they said Friday. Police credited an air pocket with saving their lives.


Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:55
By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 200 people angered by a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, sought to disrupt Black Friday shopping in New York with a protest in front of Macy's flagship store. A small group of the protesters took their rally to the Manhattan department store's ground floor for a few minutes, as staff and shoppers seeking post-Thanksgiving bargains looked on in apparent surprise. Some shoppers took pictures of the protests with their cell phones. ...

Arizona man hospitalized over Ebola concerns tests negative

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/29/2014 - 09:17
(Reuters) - A Phoenix man who became ill after returning this week from Sierra Leone, one of the three West African nations hardest hit by an Ebola outbreak, on Friday was taken to a hospital where he tested negative for the virus, officials said. The 32-year-old man, who was not identified, was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix for evaluation after complaining of sickness including dry-heaving and diarrhea, Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Mark Vanacore said. ...