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4 people injured in 3-vehicle crash in Burlington County

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 16:54

4 people injured in 3-vehicle crash in Burlington CountyFour people were injured in a three vehicle crash in Evesham Township, New Jersey late Sunday night.


Amtrak liable for no more than $200 million in crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims — the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low to cover the costs of the eight lives lost and more than 200 people injured in last week's derailment in Philadelphia.

Varying knife laws can confuse across state, local lines

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:15

FILE - In this May 1, 2015 file photo, Baltimore state's attorney Marilyn Mosby speaks in Baltimore. A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different. The state of Maryland has one set of laws governing knives. The city of Baltimore has its own rules. Caught in the middle are people like Gray, who probably have no idea whether carrying a legally purchased knife can lead to criminal charges. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A few miles off in any direction, and the debate about the knife involved in Freddie Gray's arrest by Baltimore police may have been completely different.


Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 15:10

In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman, of the Cell Surgical Network, injects a patient with a solution he says is rich in adult stem cells, at his practice in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillion)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions — a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.


US Marine Osprey crashes in Hawaii; 1 dead, 21 injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 14:38

Debris rises as a Marine Corps Osprey aircraft, not pictured, makes a hard landing on Bellows Air Force Station near Waimanalo, Hawaii, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Several Marines from the aircraft were taken to a hospital, military officials say. (AP Photo/Kimberly Hynd)HONOLULU (AP) — A Marine Corps Osprey aircraft caught fire after crashing during a "hard landing" in Hawaii on Sunday, killing one Marine and sending 21 other people to hospitals. Dark smoke from the fire billowed into the sky as rescuers made their way to the scene at Bellows Air Force Station on Oahu.


Police: 9 dead in Texas shooting all members of biker gangs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:58
WACO, Texas (AP) — A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said Sunday.

Extreme athlete Dean Potter dies in BASE jumping accident

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:35
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Extreme athlete Dean Potter, renowned for his daring and sometimes rogue climbs and BASE jumps, was one of two men killed while attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said Sunday.

Team de Blasio: Mayor's inner circle has outside advisers

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 13:05

In this April 16, 2015, file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about income inequality during a visit to Drake University, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. De Balsio's unofficial cabinet includes about a half-dozen outside political strategists, many of whom he has known for decades. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio's inner circle isn't contained by the walls of City Hall.


Taylor Swift wins 8 at Billboard Awards; Kanye gets booed

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:24

Taylor Swift poses in the press room with the awards for top Billboard 200 album for “1989”, top female artist, chart achievement, top artist, top Billboard 200 artist, top hot 100 artist, top digital song artist, and top streaming song (video) for “Shake It Off” at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards with eight wins, including top artist, while Kanye West was booed during his performance that closed the three-hour event.


Police: 9 dead in shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:55

 9 dead in shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, TexasNine people were killed Sunday and some others injured after a shootout erupted among rival biker gangs at a Central Texas restaurant, sending patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said.


Lower Moreland HS to ropen Monday after deadly crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:34

Lower Moreland HS to ropen Monday after deadly crashLower Moreland High School will open on a normal schedule on Monday, following this weekend's deadly crash.


Moment of reflection remembers Amtrak 188 victims

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:34

Moment of reflection remembers Amtrak 188 victimsJust a short distance away from one of the largest tragedies in this Philadelphia's recent history - a moment of reflection.


Last minute campaigning ahead of Philadelphia mayoral primary

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30

Last minute campaigning ahead of Philadelphia mayoral primaryJust days away from Tuesday's Philadelphia mayoral primary, Action News caught up with candidates out for some last minute campaigning.


Nine killed in gun battle among Texas biker gangs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:23

Police escort a man at the scene of a shooting in WacoNine people were killed and 18 were injured on Sunday when a simmering feud among rival biker gangs boiled over at a sports bar in Waco, Texas, leading to a gun battle in the parking lot, police said. The clash took place outside the Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill at a shopping mall in the central Texas city, police said. Eighteen people were taken to area hospitals with injuries that included gunshots and stab wounds, said Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton. The fight, which involved members of at least three gangs, erupted shortly after noon and quickly escalated into a brawl involving clubs, knives and chains, Swanton said.


1 Marine killed, 21 injured after aircraft makes hard landing in Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:48

1 Marine killed, 21 injured after aircraft makes hard landing in HawaiiOfficials say one Marine was killed and 21 others were injured when their aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii.


1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295, Rt. 73 in Mt. Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:46

1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295 in Mt. LaurelOne person is dead in a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and the accident has shut down both Route 295 and Route 73 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.


10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:40

Bikers congregate against a wall while authorities investigate a Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Waco Police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton told KWTX-TV there were "multiple victims" after gunfire erupted between rival biker gangs at the restaurant. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


Police: Florida officer shot searching for shooting suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:59
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — According to St. Petersburg police an officer shot and killed a suspect after the suspect shot and injured him Sunday evening.

Crash, truck fire shuts down Rt. 295, Rt. 73 in Mt. Laurel

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:47

1 dead in fiery crash that shut down Rt. 295 in Mt. LaurelA crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle shut down both Route 295 and Route 73 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.


Amtrak to restore full Northeast Corridor service Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:39

Police officers and members of the Red Cross listen during a service of reflection near the site of an Amtrak train derailment Sunday May 17, 2015, in Philadelphia. The U.S. passenger train operator Amtrak will resume full service in the Northeast Corridor on Monday in "complete compliance" with federal safety orders following last week's deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak's Northeast Corridor trains will resume service Monday in "complete compliance" with federal safety orders following last week's deadly derailment, officials announced Sunday.