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2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:46

This April 7, 2011 photo by Bruce Talamon shows Clarence E. "Buddy" Huntley Jr., a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II, posing with a P-51C Mustang fighter plane similar to the one that he was a crew chief on while overseas during the war, at Torrance, Calif., Airport. Huntley and fellow Tuskegee Airman Joseph Shambrey, lifelong friends who enlisted together, both died on the same day, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, in their Los Angeles homes, relatives said Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. Both were 91. Huntley and Shambrey enlisted in 1942 and were shipped overseas to Italy in 1944 with the 100th Fighter Squadron of the Army Air Force's 332nd Fighter Group. As mechanics, they kept the combat planes flying.(AP Photo/Bruce Talamon (c) 2011 All Rights Reserved)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen — the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II — died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.


2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:22

2 Tuskegee Airmen die in Los Angeles at 91 on the same dayTwo members of the Tuskegee Airmen - the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II - died on the same day. The men, lifelong friends who enlisted together, were 91.


Divers retrieve 1 black box from crashed AirAsia jet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:57

Divers retrieve 1 of 2 black boxes from crashed AirAsia jetAn official says divers have retrieved one of the black boxes from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt.


Authorities: 2 killed, 5 injured at party in North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:46
Police in North Carolina are investigating a weekend shooting that has left two people dead and five injured at a party.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:23

People demonstrate with a banner reading in Spanish "Down with death" and a man holds a poster at centre reading "bubbles must remain stronger than bullets" while a large puppet depicting French symbol Marianne wounded and overlooking the crowd, in Paris, France, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. A rally of defiance and sorrow, protected by an unparalleled level of security, on Sunday will honor the 17 victims of three days of bloodshed in Paris that left France on alert for more violence. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


2 killed in 2 separate crashes in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:03

2 killed in 2 separate crashes in DelawareDelaware state police are investigating unrelated fatal crashes in different parts of the state.


2 killed in 2 seperate crashes in Delaware

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:00

2 killed in 2 separate crashes in DelawareDelaware state police are investigating unrelated fatal crashes in different parts of the state.


Storm may make roads slick in Ohio Valley, Northeast

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 09:42

A pair of frontal boundaries will bring rain to much of the Eastern Seaboard, with snow possible in the Northeast. Snow showers will also affect the Intermountain West. High pressure will keep the Great Plains and the upper Midwest largely dry. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)NEW YORK (AP) — Forecasters are warning motorists to expect slippery roads at the start of the work week as a storm brings freezing rain, sleet and snow from the Ozarks to New England.


Four men charged in gunfight that kills Kansas gun shop owner

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 08:47
(Reuters) - Four men who got into a gunfight that killed the owner of a Kansas gun shop will face first-degree murder charges, the Kansas City Star reported on Sunday, citing county records. The newspaper identified the four suspects as Nicquan K. Midgyett, 19; Hakeem W. Malik, 18; Londro E. Patterson, 19; and De’Anthony A. Wiley, 19. The store owner, John Bieker, 44, died on Friday after a shootout with the men, who were attempting to rob the business in Shawnee, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, police said. ...

Police: Man in hospital standoff had gun, faces charge

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 08:13
TOMBALL, Texas (AP) — A father who became distraught over his son's condition at a southeast Texas hospital and caused a standoff did have a gun and pointed it at a nurse, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Novel new law prompts towns to agree to rescind gun measures

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 08:13
Barely a week after taking effect, a novel state law that makes it easier for gun-rights groups to challenge local firearms measures in court is already sparking change: Nearly two dozen Pennsylvania municipalities have agreed to get rid of their potentially problematic ordinances rather than face litigation.

Maps: Wintry mix for Monday AM

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 08:00

 Wintry mix for Monday AMAccuWeather is tracking sleet and freezing rain for the Monday morning commute


Not As Cold Today, Icing Tonight

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:57

Winter Weather AdvisoryMeteorologist Chris Sowers says a Winter Weather Advisory goes in to effect tonight for parts of the area.


Judge could rule in dispute over MLK Bible and Nobel medal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:55

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2006 file photo, the children of Martin Luther King Jr.,and Coretta Scott King, left to right, Dexter Scott King, Rev. Bernice King, Martin Luther King III and Yolanda King participate in a musical tribute to their mother at the new Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta Monday, Feb. 6, 2006. A judge in Atlanta is set to hear motions Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in the legal dispute that pits Martin Luther King Jr.’s two sons against his daughter Bernice in a dispute over two of his most cherished items. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible hasn't gone on regular display since President Barack Obama used it while taking his second oath of office two years ago. The public hasn't seen the slain civil rights icon's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal in recent years, either.


Massachusetts braces for Hernandez, marathon bombing trials

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:50

 the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)BOSTON (AP) — Jury summonses have been flying, police have been deploying and the news media have been scrambling like seldom before as two highly anticipated criminal trials get underway almost simultaneously in Massachusetts: the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.


Arrest warrant issued for boy, 9, accused of stealing gum

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:41
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for a 9-year-old boy who failed to show up in court.

Local troops in NJ Army Nat'l Guard return home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:24

Local troops in NJ Army Nat'l Guard return homeA dozen members of the New Jersey Army National Guard who returned home after almost a year-long deployment in Southwest Asia.


Man fatally shot in the head in Brewerytown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:23

Man fatally shot in the head in BrewerytownA man in his 20s was shot and killed in the Brewerytown section of Philadelphia.


PennDOT readies for Monday morning's wintry mix

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:19

PennDOT readies for Monday morning's wintry mixA wintry mix is headed out way during the morning commute Monday and PennDOT crews already have a plan in place for treating the roads.


U.S. Transportation Dept official Feinberg to lead rail regulator

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:08
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sarah Feinberg, the U.S. secretary of transportation's chief of staff, will lead the nation's railroad regulator as the department works to finalize oil train safety rules, according to an agency email sent on Sunday. A former White House official and tech industry executive, Feinberg will serve as acting head of the Federal Railroad Administration, which regulates freight and passenger service on the national network. ...