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1 injured in school bus accident in Mount Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:56

Driver of school bus with students on board suffers possible heart attack in Mt. LaurelBurlington County officials are investigating an accident involving a school bus in Mount Laurel.


Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:56

In this April 10, 2015, file photo, Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kan. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday, April 20, 2015, for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)HOUSTON (AP) — A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases.


Family sues mortuary after man cremated by mistake

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:47
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the family of a man who was cremated by mistake and whose casket contained another person — something relatives say they discovered when they opened the casket during the funeral.

Authorities: Man facing charges intentionally crashes plane

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:43
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pilot killed himself by intentionally crashing his plane into a field in Northern California a day after pleading not guilty to domestic violence charges, authorities said Tuesday

US teen attracted to IS sentenced to prison on gun charge

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:43
YORK, South Carolina (AP) — A South Carolina teenager who authorities say was attracted to the Islamic State group and who was plotting to kill U.S. troops in North Carolina has been sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a state gun charge, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Council approves move of Presley's planes from Graceland

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:35

FILE - This July 1, 2014, file photo shows the Hound Dog II, one of two jets once owned by late singer Elvis Presley on display at Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, will be moved from Graceland to a location down the street under a plan approved Tuesday, April 21, 2015, by the Memphis City Council. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz, File)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley, the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, will be moved from Graceland to a location down the street under a plan approved by the Memphis City Council Tuesday.


Not guilty plea for officer charged in taped beating

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:31

William Melendez leaves the court after being arraigned and having bail set on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Inkster, Mich. A judge has entered a not guilty plea and set bond at $25,000 for Melendez, a Detroit-area police officer charged in the beating of Floyd Dent, a motorist, that was caught on video. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUTINKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A judge has entered a not guilty plea and set bond at $25,000 for a Detroit-area police officer charged in the beating of a motorist that was caught on video.


Judge: Pro-Israel group can post 'Killing Jews' ads on buses

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:30
NEW YORK (AP) — A pro-Israel advocacy group known for publicly criticizing Islam can display its political advertisement containing the phrase "Hamas Killing Jews" on New York City's buses, a judge said.

Charge reduced against trucker in fatal pileup in Wyoming

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:28

Wreckage from a Monday morning accident lies scattered across a median on Interstate 80, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Laramie, Wyo. A second person was confirmed dead a day after more than 60 vehicles smashed into one another in dense fog, injuring up to two dozen on Interstate 80 and became the second weather-related pileup to shut down a major trucking corridor in southeast Wyoming in less than a week. (Jeremy Martin/Laramie Daily Boomerang via AP)CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Crews reopened Interstate 80 on Tuesday, about 32 hours after a fiery chain-reaction crash involving more than 60 vehicles killed two people and became the second weather-related pileup to shut down the major trucking corridor in less than a week.


Son: Philanthropist, mall developer Taubman had 'no regrets'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:28

FILE - Real estate mogul and Michigan billionaire A. Alfred Taubman is shown in his office in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in this April 4, 2007 file photo. Taubman, whose business success and philanthropy was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, died Friday night April 17, 2015 at his home after a heart attack. He was 91 (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Billionaire philanthropist and shopping mall pioneer A. Alfred Taubman "loved what his life had become" and had "absolutely no regrets," his son told about 1,000 mourners at Taubman's funeral Tuesday.


Lawsuit filed against Chicago police over stop-and-frisk

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:17
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Department officers have routinely violated the constitutional rights of minority residents who have not committed any crime with stop, question and frisk encounters, a federal lawsuit claims.

Philadelphia Eagles release 2015 schedule: Opener in Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:16

 Opener in AtlantaThe Philadelphia Eagles have released their 2015 regular season schedule.


Man who escaped custody decades ago turns himself in

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:14
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a man who spent decades as a fugitive after escaping custody in North Carolina has turned himself in to authorities.

Woman gets 3-7-years for shooting over bacon-less burger

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:12
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman has been sentenced to three to seven years in prison for opening fire at a McDonald's restaurant after workers twice failed to put bacon on her burgers.

Death toll rises to two in massive Wyoming traffic pileup

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:01
(Reuters) - The death toll from a massive Wyoming traffic pileup climbed to two on Tuesday after collisions that involved 64 vehicles and injured dozens, authorities said. Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Canadian motorist on Monday on suspicion of vehicular homicide, but authorities declined to provide details about the investigation involving Alex Dragaytsev, 45, of Quebec. Troopers initially blamed fog and slush for a pileup on U.S. Interstate 80 west of Laramie that began at 8 a.m. Monday when a semitrailer crashed into another truck and jackknifed over both lanes of the main east-west artery that crosses the southern part of the state, authorities said. Authorities increased the death toll to two on Tuesday and identified the victims as Lynn Freeman, 58, of Williford, Arkansas, and Jenay Breden of Westminster, Colorado.

Arizonans want closer spot to watch federal checkpoints

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 08:00
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Residents of a small southern Arizona town who have spent the past year protesting a Border Patrol checkpoint 20 miles north of Mexico say they should be able to monitor agents from a much closer position than they can now.

Lawsuit: Aid program paid claims State Farm wrongly rejected

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:59
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nearly a decade after Hurricane Katrina ravaged Mississippi's Gulf Coast, state government sued State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. on Tuesday, saying the insurer improperly denied homeowners' claims and allowed a state aid program to pay instead.

Sheriff seeks cruelty charge for vet accused of killing cat

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:59
BELLVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has asked for an animal cruelty charge against a veterinarian who bragged on social media about killing a cat with an arrow.

Legal pot in California? Taxes, black market pose challenges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would be taxed to the threat of environmental damage from thirsty pot plants in a state gripped by drought, a commission was told Tuesday.