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Crimefighters: Who killed Royon Price?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:50

 Who killed Royon Price?A father from Camden is still reeling from the death of his son in February and a reward is being offered to help find the killer.


Person struck by car in Northfield, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:24

Person struck by car in Northfield, New JerseyAuthorities say a person was struck by a car in Northfield, Atlantic County.


Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:09

In this aerial photo provided by the Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific, a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter flies near a Russian container ship, carrying hundreds of tons of fuel drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia's northern coast on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The Canadian Forces' joint rescue coordination center in Victoria said the Russian carrier Simushir lost power late Thursday night off Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, as it was making its way from Washington state to Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Department of National Defense Maritime Forces Pacific)PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill.


Bermuda clears trees, power lines hit by Gonzalo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:56
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Crews cleared away downed trees and power lines Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered this tiny, wealthy British territory for several hours but caused no deaths or serious injuries.

College: Arrests, injuries during pumpkin fest

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:47

In this photo provided by Seth Meyer police officers line up. Local police, firefighters and ambulances in New Hampshire responded to large crowds of students as the annual Pumpkin Festival is underway near Keene State College Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Media report several people have been injured in an apparent Saturday afternoon melee. (AP Photo/Seth Meyer)KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Huge crowds including Keene State College students and visitors to an annual pumpkin festival in New Hampshire became unruly Saturday, leading to injuries and arrests.


Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:25

This Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Dallas, photographs shows an excerpt from a Texas Department of State Health Services document that healthcare workers with possible exposure to Ebola are being asked to sign. The document is signed by David L. Lakey, M.D., Commissioner, TDSHS. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS (AP) — The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the hospital's watch list to find out who else might be at risk.


Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:19

Charlottesville Police Chief, Tim Longo, wipes his eyes as he and Albermarle County police Col. Steve Sellers, brief the media on the discovery of remains in Albermarle County during a news conference in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Hannah Graham, Chief Longo told a news conference. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.


Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:50

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a sign points to the emergency room entrance at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was being treated, in Dallas. Duncan's records show that for days after he was admitted for Ebola, his caregivers were vulnerable to the deadly virus. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced at an American hospital, for days after the admission, his caregivers are vulnerable.


Police: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:39

 Remains may be those of missing UVa. studentPolice say they have found human remains that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13.


3 hurt after NY university chemistry lab explosion

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:25
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say three students were rushed to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a chemical explosion at the University of Rochester.

Parents of fatal shooting victim give son's killer home, job

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:11

Parents of fatal shooting victim give son's killer home, jobThe parents of a shooting victim say they will provide a home and a job for the man who took their son's life.


Human remains found in search for missing Virginia student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:41
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Searchers looking for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham found human remains at an abandoned property in a rural area on Saturday, five weeks after she was last seen in the university town of Charlottesville, police said. Authorities, who notified the girl's parents of the grim discovery, must conduct forensic tests on the remains to determine the person's identity, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told a news conference. ...

Aspiring model, pilot arrested in OC drug bust

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:25
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million.

$3,000 reward for dog stolen from parked car in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:23

$3,000 reward for dog stolen from parked car in South PhiladelphiaA beloved dog was stolen from his owner's car in a parking lot in South Philadelphia and now a $3,000 reward is being offered to help find the pooch.


Police: Eric Frein possibly spotted near school

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:21

 Eric Frein possibly spotted near schoolPennsylvania State Police say a sighting of accused cop killer Eric Frein near a school is being treated as 'Highly Credible.'


6 people rescued from Delaware River after sailboats capsize

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:20

6 people rescued from Delaware River after sailboats capsizeAuthorities say six people had to be rescued from the Delaware River after two sailboats capsized Saturday afternoon in New Castle County, Delaware.


Americans 'can't give in to hysteria or fear' over Ebola: Obama

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 07:02

Obama pauses as he talks next to U.S. Secretary of HHS Burwell and Director of the CDC Frieden after meeting with his team coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With three cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States but more than 100 people being monitored in case they contract the disease, President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to give in to "hysteria" about the spread of the virus. As though to illustrate his point, a Dallas bus and train station was closed on Saturday afternoon over concern about a woman who fell ill. The woman was first reported to be on the checklist for possible Ebola exposure, but then turned out not to be on any such list. ...


Hurricane Ana, brushing past Hawaii, to bring strong rain, surf

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 06:48

Tropical Storm Ana is seen approaching Hawaii in the Central Pacific Ocean(Reuters) - A hurricane churning past Hawaii on Saturday pummeled the Pacific archipelago with heavy rain, strong gusts and dangerous surf but was skirting the islands without making a direct hit, the National Weather Service said. Hurricane Ana was still a hurricane but losing strength as it carved a path across the Pacific Ocean roughly parallel with the Hawaiian Islands, with its eye staying about 150 miles (240 km) to the south of the Big Island, according to forecasters. ...


Human remains found in search for missing Virginia student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 06:42
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - Human remains were found at an abandoned property on Saturday in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but the remains have not been identified, police said. Authorities must conduct forensic tests on the remains to determine the person's identity, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told a press conference. Jesse Matthew Jr, 32, of Charlottesville, Virginia, who was the last person seen with Graham, has been charged in her disappearance. ...

Prosecutors rule out sons of NJ hospital CEO as suspects in arson death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 06:19
(Reuters) - Prosecutors say they have ruled out as arson suspects the four sons of a New Jersey hospital chief executive found dead in a house fire last month, but the investigation is still underway. John Sheridan Jr., 72, the CEO and president of Cooper University Health System, and his wife Joyce, 69, were found dead Sept. 28 in the master bedroom of their Montgomery Township home. ...