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Police swarm near clothing bin amid Eric Frein search

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:36

Police swarm near clothing bin amid Eric Frein searchPolice swarmed the area around a clothing bin late Tuesday morning after another possible sighting of Eric Frein, the man who allegedly gunned down a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.


Harley-Davidson tops 3Q net income expectations

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:36

This Wednesday, March 19, 2014 photo shows a Harley-Davidson leather jacket on display at the South East Harley-Davidson in Bedford, Ohio. Harley-Davidson stock jumped 8 percent Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, after its results beat analysts' forecasts. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson's third-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent on a planned reduction of motorcycle shipments for the quarter.


Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:36

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Alicia Marie Englert makes her initial appearance in court, in Salt Lake City. Prosecutors agreed to a significant bail reduction Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 for Englert, accused of leaving her newborn baby in a trash can to die. Bail for Englert was reduced to $25,000. Englert will also be evaluated to see if she's mentally competent to stand trial on an attempted murder charge. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Al Hartmann, Pool, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she hadn't known she was pregnant.


EU antitrust watchdog eyes DuPont, Honeywell

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:18
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The DuPont Co. and Honeywell International may be violating antitrust rules in their cooperative venture to supply the only automotive air-conditioning refrigerant that meets European standards for greenhouse gas emissions, regulators said Tuesday.

Oil CEO in sad toll of famed plane crash victims

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:13

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 file photo originally released by Venezuela's General Prosecutor Office, the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in January, which was carrying Vittorio Missoni and five other people, on the deck of a rescue boat near Los Roques, Venezuela. The CEO of the Italian fashion house that bears his name disappeared along with five other people in the waters off Venezuela in January 2013. A month later, two pieces of luggage from the plane washed up on a tiny island. His body has never been found. (AP Photo, File)PARIS (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA whose silver handlebar earned him the nickname "Big Mustache," died late Monday at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, according to Russian investigators.


Hearing for suspect in carjacking that killed mother, 3 kids

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:05

Hearing for suspect in carjacking that killed mother, 3 kidsThe wheels of justice are turning today in the case of the two Philadelphia men charged in a carjacking and crash that killed a mother and three of her children.


Police swarm clothing bin amid Eric Frein search

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:55

Police swarm near clothing bin amid Eric Frein searchPolice swarmed the area around a clothing bin late Tuesday morning after another possible sighting of Eric Frein, the man who allegedly gunned down a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.


California climber dies in fall at Zion National Park in Utah

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:50
(Reuters) - A climber from California died at Zion National Park in Utah after falling backward and tumbling 80 feet (24 metres) down a sleep slope, Park Service officials said on Tuesday. Christopher Spencer, 47, and a climbing partner on Sunday set out to conquer "Iron Messiah" and Spencer was not roped in when he fell and struck a series of ledges, the National Park Service said in a statement. Medics reached Spencer and stabilized him before transporting him to a hospital, where he died of his injuries, the Park Service said. ...

AccuWeather: Mostly Cloudy, Spotty Showers Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:42

 Mostly Cloudy, Spotty Showers TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says even more rain is likely on Wednesday.


Main Line drug ring leader enters guilty plea

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:38

Main Line drug ring leader enters guilty pleaA leader of a drug ring operating in the Main Line has entered an open guilty plea.


Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:38

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 file photo provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca swims between two adults in the waters of Puget Sound near Seattle, Wash. Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research on Friday Harbor said Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, that the baby orca apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia. Balcomb said the whale, designated L-120, has not been seen since the L pod returned in recent days to the inland waters of western Washington.(AP Photo/Center for Whale Research, Dave Ellifrit)FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said.


Man in custody after apartments evacuated in East Norriton apartment

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:37

Man in custody after apartments evacuated in East Norriton apartmentA man is in custody after shots were fired inside an apartment in East Norriton, Montgomery County.


Meeting could decide fate of Sayreville coaches

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:37

Meeting could decide fate of Sayreville coachesA school board meeting Tuesday night could decide the fate of five football coaches at Sayreville War Memorial High School.


Jury selection begins for Pa. professor accused of poisoning wife

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:32
PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Tuesday in the case of a University of Pittsburgh professor charged with killing his physician wife last year by poisoning her with cyanide. Robert Ferrante, 66, who taught neurological surgery, is accused of using cyanide he ordered through his medical research lab to kill his 41-year-old wife, Autumn Klein, a successful neurologist. Ferrante is set to stand trial for homicide at the Allegheny County Court in Pittsburgh. A trial date has not been set. ...

Schools closed today in Pocono Mountain School District amid search for suspected cop killer Eric Frein

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:30

Police swarm near clothing bin amid Eric Frein searchThe Pocono Mountain School district has announced that all schools will be closed Tuesday.


$5,000 reward in Chickie's and Pete's robbery

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:28

$5,000 reward in Chickie's and Pete's robberyThe owner of Chickie's and Pete's is offering a $5,000 reward to help find two armed robbers who terrorized employees of the restaurant in Drexel Hill, Delaware County.


Car slams into Police and Fire Credit Union on Broad Street

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:26

Car slams into Police and Fire Credit Union on Broad StreetA car slammed into a Police and Fire Credit Union building in South Philadelphia Tuesday morning.


Rwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:23
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities upon arrival in Rwanda, the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda said Tuesday.

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:23

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prisonOscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


VA says it'll fix Confederate soldier's gravestone

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:23
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Federal officials say they'll correct a Confederate soldier's gravestone that was inscribed with the wrong name decades after he died at a Civil War prison camp in New York.