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Police: Drugs, cash found at scene of Rutgers student stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:47

 Drugs, cash found at scene of Rutgers student stabbingAuthorities say they found large quantities of cash and drugs while investigating a stabbing that involved two Rutgers University students.


Police ID man found shot to death inside car in Magnolia, Del.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:45

Police ID man found shot to death inside car in Magnolia, Del.State police have identified a man who was found shot to death inside a car in Magnolia.


4-alarm blaze destroys warehouse in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:37

4-alarm blaze destroys warehouse in North PhiladelphiaA 4-alarm fire destroyed a 65,000 square foot warehouse that was for sale in North Philadelphia.


Man charged with killing mom, injuring grandmom in Bridesburg stabbing

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:33

Man charged with killing mom, injuring grandmom in Bridesburg stabbingPolice formally charged a 19-year-old man for killing his mother and critically injuring his grandmother in a stabbing in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section.


Off-duty officer shot in Glenolden

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 06:31

Off-duty officer fatally shot inside his home in GlenoldenAn off-duty Darby Borough police officer was shot inside a home in Glenolden, Delaware County.


Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:46

Demonstrators gather to protest a controversial religious freedom bill in IndianapolisThousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people. Waving signs reading "No hate in our state" and carrying rainbow flags, a crowd of at least 2,000 people including Democratic elected officials rallied the same day that business-rating website Angie's List put on hold its plans to expand its Indianapolis operation, citing the new law. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act was passed overwhelmingly by both chambers of the Republican led-state legislature and signed into law on Thursday by Indiana Governor Mike Pence. Supporters say the legislation will keep the government from forcing business owners to act against strongly held religious beliefs.


New Castle County man arrested for following, touching children

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:23

New Castle County man arrested for following, touching childrenPolice say they arrested a man for following and touching children near an apartment complex in New Castle County.


Trooper wounded in barracks ambush hopes to return to force

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:13

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Trooper Alex Douglass. Douglass, wounded in the Sept. 12 shooting outside the Blooming Grove barracks that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson, made his first public remarks Saturday, March 28, 2015, as the borough of Dunmore named a road after Dickson. Douglass, who walked with a cane, told reporters he feels good and no longer needs crutches to get around. He says he has had 16 surgeries with one more scheduled next month. (AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police, File)DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the state police force.


Los Angeles train hits car on tracks and derails, 21 hurt

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 05:08

A Los Angeles commuter train that struck a vehicle on the tracks near the University of Southern California campus, is seen in this picture in Los AngelesBy Michael Fleeman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles commuter train struck a car that turned in front of it near the University of Southern California campus on Saturday, derailing into a major thoroughfare and injuring 21 people, two of them seriously. The car, a silver Hyundai Sonata, was left crumpled and unrecognizable and pinned against a pole alongside the tracks by the collision shortly before 11 a.m. PST, according to a Reuters witness. The lead train car jumped the tracks, crashing through a metal fence and across a grass-covered median before coming to rest in the middle of Exposition Boulevard. The operator of the three-car Metrolink train suffered serious injuries, said Donald Frazeur, assistant chief of the Los Angeles Fire Department.


4-alarm blaze devours warehouse in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:51

4-alarm blaze destroys warehouse in North PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia firefighters battled a 4-alarm warehouse fire in in North Philadelphia.


Suspect formally charged in fatal double stabbing in Bridesburg

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:39

Suspect formally charged in fatal double stabbing in BridesburgPolice have formally charged a 19-year-old man for killing his mother and critically injuring his grandmother in a stabbing in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section.


Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:27

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao's lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she was a woman and then retaliated by denying her a promotion and firing her when she complained about gender bias. Kleiner Perkins denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.


Decorated Boston Cop in Coma After 'Unprovoked' Shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 04:07
Officer John Moynihan was shot after he and five officers pulled over a driver.

Attorneys: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:58
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past five years, and the district attorney has banned his staff from using the invasive surgery as a bargaining chip after the latest case.

Feds indict 1 after noose put on Ole Miss integration statue

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:55
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half-century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him.

Philadelphia officer facing DUI charges in police cruiser ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:22

Philadelphia officer accused of DUI while on dutyA 6-year veteran of the force has been identified as the Philadelphia officer who is facing DUI charges after he was caught driving in a marked police cruiser with flat tires.


7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:20
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.

Man in cyanide-by-mail case to use insanity defense

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 03:05

This 2007 booking photo provided by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department shows Sidney Kilmartin. The attorney for Kilmartin plans to use an insanity defense when he is tried on charges he mailed cyanide to a man in England who used it to kill himself, court documents say. The 52-year-old Windham man has pleaded not guilty to charges of mailing cyanide that resulted in the death of Andrew Denton, a depressed 49-year-old man in Hull, England who was found dead on Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man with a history of mental illness who is accused of mailing an Englishman the cyanide he used to kill himself plans to use an insanity defense, according to court documents.


Prosecutors: Robber beats elderly man, uses his credit card

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:56

 Robber beats elderly man, uses his credit cardTwo men face charges after an elderly man was beaten and robbed in southern New Jersey.


4-alarm blaze devours warehouse in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 02:43

4-alarm blaze destroys warehouse in North PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia firefighters battled a 4-alarm warehouse fire in in the city's Hunting Park this morning.