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Police: Pregnant woman, 3 others fatally shot

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 04:31
CLEVELAND (AP) — A pregnant woman and her unborn child were killed along with three other people in a shooting at a Cleveland home that also injured the pregnant woman's 9-year-old daughter but left the woman's toddler son unharmed, police said Saturday.

Flights resume at Detroit airport after ice delays

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 04:26

A Delta plane sits on the runway with back door open, where passengers exited after the plane slid off the runway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Romulus, Mich. Airport spokesman Michael Conway said all four parallel runways have reopened but flights stopped for a couple hours Saturday morning when the entire airfield "iced over at once." Overnight crews applied de-icing fluid and sand, but he says freezing rain "overwhelmed our work." Conway says a Delta Air Lines plane arriving from Portland, Oregon, landed around 7 a.m. but skidded off a taxiway into grass. All passengers were safely removed and bused to the terminal. A Delta spokesman said that none of the 160 passengers or six crew members were injured.(AP Photo/Detroit News, Daniel Mears) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Flights have resumed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after icy runways kept planes from arriving and departing.


UVa suspends fraternal activities amid probe

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 04:04
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia on Saturday suspended activities at all campus fraternal organizations amid an investigation into a published report in which a student described being sexually assaulted by seven men at a fraternity in 2012.

Fire damages town homes in Horsham Twp., Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 04:04

1 dead after flames rip through Horsham town homesOfficials say fire damaged three town homes in Horsham Township, Pennsylvania early Saturday morning.


Dogfighting thrives in years since Vick case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 03:45

 the three largest dogfighting busts in U.S. history have occurred since 2009. But state laws still require no minimum mandatory jail time, so while arrests and convictions can be disruptive to dogfighting rings for a short while, the practice continues to flourish. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.


Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 03:27
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they are free to stop.

Viewer video captures tour bus in flames in Chester County

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:58

Viewer video captures tour bus in flames in Chester CountyViewer video sent to Action News captured a tour bus fire on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Wallace Township, Pennsylvania Friday night.


Viewer video captures tour bus in flames in Chester County

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:58

Viewer video captures tour bus in flames in Chester CountyViewer video sent to Action News captured a tour bus fire on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Wallace Township, Pennsylvania Friday night.


Seattle bus drivers to get more bathroom breaks

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:38
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area transit officials are making it clear that when bus drivers gotta go, they're free to stop.

Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:37

This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013, by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who carried out the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man, Lanza, who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, on his mental health and educational history. The Office of Child Advocate investigates all child deaths in the state for lessons on prevention. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.


City: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back off

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:59

In this photo taken Wednesday Nov. 19, 2014, one of many self-proclaimed “Robin Hooders” Garret Ean puts money in expired meters ahead of parking enforcement officers on Main St. in Keene, N.H. A merry band of Keene activists stalk parking enforcement officers, pumping quarters into expired meters before the officers write tickets. But city officials say their practice of taunting and videotaping the officers interferes with their work and stresses them out. The New Hampshire Supreme Court is deliberating if there is a line to be drawn between constitutionally-protected free speech rights and protecting government employees from harassment. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The self-styled "Robin Hooders" race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from "the king's tariff."


Four dead in murder-suicide on South Dakota reservation, police say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:55
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A South Dakota man shot and killed three people and critically wounded a fourth person before taking his own life at a residence on a Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Local police cooperating with Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribal Police had launched an early morning manhunt for the shooting suspect but later said the gunman was among the dead found inside a residence in the city of Sisseton, on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation. ...

Police make arrest in I-95 on-ramp death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:39
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police have made an arrest in the 2013 death of a woman found in a car at an Interstate 95 entrance ramp.

Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:36

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch speaks in St. Louis. Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown. Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, shot the black unarmed 18-year-old shortly after noon on Aug. 9 in the center of a street, after some sort of scuffle occurred between them. McCulloch hasn't publicly suggested any particular charge against Wilson. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown.


Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:09

Yulexi Plata, 14, speaks about her hopes for immigration policy during an interview in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. While the high school freshman was born in the United States and is a U.S. citizen, both of her parents are from Mexico and are living in Alabama without proper documentation. Plata hopes a new policy will allow her parents to remain in the United States and ease her fears that they will be deported. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation.


AccuWeather: Gradual Warming This Weekend

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 01:00

 Gradual Warming This WeekendMeteorologist Chris Sowers is tracking record warmth on the way Monday.


California Indian casinos embroiled in turmoil

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:45

This photo taken Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, shows the shuttered Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold, Calif. Federal officials closed the casino in October citing safety reasons when an armed faction of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians launched a raid, attempting to take control of the casino. Experts say historical factors and a recent influx of money, which provides income, jobs, housing and benefits to many tribal members, has helped spark such internal friction among tribes. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)COARSEGOLD, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to controlling California's flashy Las Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate billions of dollars a year to sustain Native Americans up and down the state.


3 years later: No charges in missing toddler case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:09

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Trista Reynolds shows Ayla Reynolds, her two-year-old daughter, who went missing on Dec. 16, 2011 from her father's home in Waterville, Maine. Three years after Ayla's disappearance, her mother Trista Reynolds wants prosecutors to bring lesser charges if they can’t prove a homicide. Maine has no statute of limitations for homicide and there’s a six-year limit for other felonies. But the limit is only three years on lesser charges. (AP Photo/Trista Reynolds, File)PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The blood found throughout the home where Ayla Reynolds was last seen nearly three years ago is all her mother needs to demand charges — any charges — be brought against the child's father and two other adults who were with the toddler the night she disappeared, setting off the largest investigation in Maine's history.


Young patients share in a special Phillies sleepover

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:06

Young patients share in a special Phillies sleepoverSeveral young patients from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia turned in their hospital gowns and rooms for Phillies themed pajamas and a night at the ballpark.


Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 00:04

 that the president is granting amnesty to millions, and exceeding his constitutional authority in the process. Beyond that, their hopes of reversing his policies appear to be either a years-long lawsuit or the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment.