Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Yahoo! National News

Suspicious bag causes brief stir at Dallas airport

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:52
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A part of a Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport terminal was evacuated briefly after someone found what officials say was a "suspicious bag."

Blast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:23

Columns of smoke rise above Jackson, Wyoming, following an explosion at a propane dealer Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The blast forced the evacuation of several businesses and a small school in the vicinity but police and emergency officials say there were no immediate reports of injuries. (AP Photo/Marvin Arriola)JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and a small school on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt.


2 children killed in California apartment fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:22

Southern California Gas Company officials enter an apartment that caught fire killing two children ages 2 and 6 in San Bernardino, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. The children were killed early Thursday in the California apartment fire that broke out hours after their mother went to a hospital to give birth, authorities said. The children's father was critically injured in the blaze at the two-story duplex, fire Battalion Chief Michael Bilheimer said. (AP Photo/The Sun, John Valenzuela) MANDATORY CREDITSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother were killed early Thursday in a California apartment fire that broke out hours after their pregnant mother went to a hospital to give birth, authorities said.


18-year-old who faked abduction gets probation

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:20
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Michigan who faked her own disappearance and even put an ad on Craigslist to find an abductor has been placed on probation for three years.

New signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:15
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road running beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute.

Groups sue feds over Pacific bigeye fishing rule

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:08
HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks.

Virginia governor urges policy review after report of campus rape

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:05

Virginia Gov McAuliffe attends National Governors Assoc discussion on Growth and Jobs in America during its Winter Meetings in Washington(Reuters) - Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Thursday urged a review of policies at the University of Virginia after a Rolling Stone magazine report about an alleged 2012 gang rape at a fraternity. The publication on Wednesday carried a female student's description of an assault by seven men at the Phi Kappa Psi house in September 2012. McAuliffe said in a statement he had spoken with university officials and they had agreed a full investigation must be carried out. ...


Two teenagers shot near Miami area high school

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:55
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Two youths were shot near a Miami-area high school on Thursday afternoon, according to Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The two victims were minors and were not students at the school, said John Schuster, spokesman to the school district. The condition of the pair was not immediately known. No suspects have been arrested and police are still searching for the shooter, Schuster said. Three schools were placed on lockdown before students were released to their parents. ...

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girls

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:55

FILE - This undated handout file photo provided by the Arlington County, Va. Police Department shows Jorge Torrez, a former Marine who was sentenced to death this year in the slaying of a woman in Virginia. Torrez pleaded not guilty In a Lake County, Ill., courtroom Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in the 2005 slayings of two little girls in northern Illinois. The 26-year-old Torrez entered his plea, days after he was returned to Illinois from Virginia. Authorities contend that 8-year-old Laura Hobbs and 9-year-old Krystal Tobias were playing in a Zion, Illinois, forest preserve when Torrez stabbed them to death. He was sentenced to death May 30, 2014 inn Virginia for the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor at a barracks in northern Virginia. (AP Photo/Arlington County, Va. Police Department, File)WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former Marine already sentenced to death in the slaying of a sailor in Virginia pleaded not guilty on Thursday in the 2005 slayings of two young Illinois girls who were playing in a forest preserve.


Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:52
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.

Anchorage city lawmakers to take up ordinance banning legal weed

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:47
By Steve Quinn JUNEAU (Reuters) - Anchorage lawmakers next month will consider banning the commercial sale of marijuana in Alaska's largest city, which if passed would deal an early blow to a voter-approved law that would establish a statewide seed-to-sale cannabis industry. Anchorage Assemblywoman Amy Demboski, with support from two colleagues, introduced the ordinance on Tuesday before the state even had the chance to certify the results of the Nov. 4 vote. The Assembly will take public comment on Dec. 18 when it can vote or delay action for later. ...

Early test shows Mali traveler is negative for Ebola at NYC hospital

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:46

A view of Bellevue Hospital in the Manhattan borough of New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - Preliminary test results showed a traveler who visited Mali was negative for Ebola on Thursday but the patient will remain at a New York City hospital for further testing, city health officials said. The traveler, who returned to the United States from a trip to Mali, a West African country with limited Ebola transmission, will stay in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation said in a statement. (Reporting by Barbara Goldberg; Editing by Sandra Maler)


Former church to be Iowa couple's new home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:45
BARNUM, Iowa (AP) — A former church has been moved about three-quarters of a mile to an Iowa farm where it will be transformed into a home.

Man admits $20 million Ponzi scheme in New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:40
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man has admitted running a $20 million Ponzi scheme.

21 Indian reservations joining buyback program

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:39
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials on Thursday doubled the number of American Indian communities involved in a $1.9 billion government effort to return lands on reservations to tribal ownership.

Drug lab explosion kills 1, hurts 2; house gutted

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:39
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an explosion that tore apart a Southern California shack, killing one person and critically injuring two others, was caused by a lab illegally making hash oil.

Arizona sues General Motors over delayed recalls

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:29

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, Arizona Attorney Gen. Tom Horne talks to the media about the ruling that the state's traditional marriage laws are unconstitutional and same-sex couples can now apply for marriage licenses, at a news conference in Phoenix. Horne has sued General Motors for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. The lawsuit seeks potentially billions of dollars in fines. Horne said Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 that he sued under the state's consumer fraud statutes and is seeking a $10,000 fine for each of hundreds of thousands of defective vehicles sold in the state. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors Co. for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. The lawsuit seeks potentially billions of dollars in fines.


Police release name of woman hospitalized after fatal Tabernacle shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:28

Police release name of woman hospitalized after fatal Tabernacle shootingPolice confirm that two children - a boy and a girl - were killed in a multiple shooting inside a home in Tabernacle, New Jersey.


Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:24
By Scott Malone and Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, kept alert on Thursday for signs of tension after arresting five people for blocking a street the night before in a protest demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August. The St. Louis suburb has been bracing for months to learn whether a St. Louis County grand jury will charge police officer Darren Wilson in the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown, a case that has become a flashpoint for often-troubled U.S. race relations. ...

Five family members killed driving from Texas to Disney World

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:22
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Five members of a Texas family on their way to a vacation in Disney World were killed in a single-car crash when their vehicle driven by their teenage son overturned on a highway in Louisiana, police said on Thursday. Michael and Trudi Hardman from the Dallas suburb of Terrell, were killed along with three children, ages 4, 7, and 15, on Wednesday night when the car crossed over a median strip and the driver tried to correct the mistake, which then caused the vehicle to flip, police in Louisiana said. ...