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AccuWeather: Cloudy, Breezy Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:50

 Cloudy, Breezy SundayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says coastal flooding is still a concern at the shore.

More than 20 injured in roof collapse at North Carolina school

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:45
Iredell County Emergency Medical Services said in a statement online that 22 injured people, some with life threatening wounds, were transported to local hospitals from North Iredell High School in the community of Olin. It was not immediately clear if all the people hurt in the incident were students or if some were adults. Some students were trapped when the structure came down, according to the station.

At least 12 students hurt when truck causes awning to fall

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:43
OLIN, N.C. (AP) — At least a dozen students were hurt when a box truck struck a concrete support for an awning at a North Carolina high school and part of the overhang collapsed Saturday, authorities said.

Oregon shooting victims: Teens just starting out, teacher

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:33

Reporters copy photographs of three of the victims of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College that were displayed at a news conference, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. In the photos, from left, are Quinn Cooper, 18, Lucas Eibel,18, center, and Jason Johnson, 33. They were among those killed when Chris Harper Mercer walked into a class at the community college the day before and opened fire. (AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The nine people killed after a gunman opened fire on an Oregon community college took different paths to the small rural campus. Some were teens starting college for the first time; others were adults seeking a second career. One was an assistant professor of English at the college.

NY woman accused in Ohio of contaminating son's feeding tube

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:19
CINCINNATI (AP) — A New York mother is accused of putting something dangerous in her 4-year-old son's feeding tube while he was being treated for a rare disease at an Ohio hospital.

Teen driver charged with manslaughter in crash that killed 5

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:14
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — An unlicensed teenage driver who was at the wheel during a fiery freeway crash in Irvine last year that killed five of his friends was charged with vehicular manslaughter.

Father of Oregon campus shooter asks how he got so many guns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 05:03
(Reuters) - The father of the Oregon college gunman said on Saturday he "has to have some kind of issue" with his mental health to have killed nine people execution-style and wondered how he amassed such a large cache of weapons. "How on earth could he compile 13 guns?", Ian Mercer told CNN during a televised interview two days after his son Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, killed himself after opening fire in a classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.

Priest accused of pointing musket at 8-year-old parishioner

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:56
LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey priest allegedly pointed a functioning musket at a young boy inside the church's rectory and indicated he would fire, an incident that may have been spurred by a football rivalry.

Clinton gets endorsement of largest U.S. labor union

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:41

Democratic presidential candidate Clinton speaks to supporters at the Human Rights Campaign in WashingtonU.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has been vying with challenger Bernie Sanders for the support of organized labor, scored a win on Saturday with an endorsement from the National Education Association, a huge teachers union. The NEA, the largest U.S. labor union with 3 million members, is the latest in a string of unions to support Clinton, including the American Federation of Teachers and the machinists' union. Clinton's lead in opinion polls has been narrowing against Sanders, a Vermont senator who has rallied progressives with his pledges to tackle income inequality and rein in Wall Street.

Police: Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide in Deptford Twp., N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:29

 Couple dead in apparent murder-suicide in Deptford Twp., N.J.Police say a 67-year-old husband and his 72-year-old wife have died in what appears to be a murder-suicide in Deptford Township, New Jersey.

Two brothers killed in single-vehicle crash in Berwyn

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:28

Two brothers killed in single-vehicle crash in BerwynChester County authorities are investigating a fatal, single-vehicle crash in Berwyn that left two brothers dead.

New York building blast and fire kills one, injures three

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:25

Firefighters respond to an apparent gas explosion and fire in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkOne person was killed and three more were injured in a gas explosion and fire that ripped the facade off of a three-story building in New York on Saturday, fire officials said. More than 160 firefighters were battling the four-alarm blaze, reported to the New York Fire Department at 1:05 p.m. local time, by late afternoon in the borough of Brooklyn, a spokesman with the department said. "On behalf of all New Yorkers, my thoughts and prayers are with those who have been impacted by today's explosion, especially the friends and family of those lost or injured," Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.

Oregon gunman's family 'shocked and deeply saddened': statement

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:24
The family of the Oregon college massacre suspect said they shocked and deeply saddened by the slaughter that left 10 dead including the gunman, according to a brief statement released on their behalf on Saturday by Oregon state police. It did not name the gunman, nor the family members who issued the statement.

Appalachian Trail officials visit Maine over hiker problems

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:23
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — Officials with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the National Park Service say they will work to address bad behavior by long-distance hikers that has caused tensions at Maine's Baxter State Park.

6 US airmen killed in Afghanistan plane crash identified

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:15
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AP) — The Department of Defense has identified the six American airmen killed when a U.S. Air Force military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan.

Komen founder, Martha Graham headed to Women's Hall of Fame

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 04:15
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Inductees into the National Women's Hall of Fame this year include dance pioneer Martha Graham, breast cancer fundraiser Nancy Brinker and the youngest member of the Little Rock Nine, Carlotta Walls LaNier.

Number of Chicago heroin overdoses hits 74 in 3 days

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 03:46
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities in Chicago say a recent rise in heroin overdoses is continuing to climb.

River ran through life of Oregon professor slain by student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 03:40
By Emily Flitter GLIDE, Ore. (Reuters) - Lawrence Levine, the Oregon college professor slain by one of his students in a mass shooting, would often sit on the steep bank of the river below his house, contemplating the paradise he had found. Levine was one of nine people shot to death on Thursday on the campus of Umpqua Community College in the former timber town of Roseburg, in the bloodiest U.S. mass shooting in the past two years. Longtime friend and former English instructor, Cheryl Allen, described Levine as a "confirmed bachelor." He could see the river flowing directly below his back porch, but Allen said he often carried a folding chair down to sit as its edge.

Obama declares state of emergency in South Carolina over flooding: White House

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 03:38

A motorcyclist navigates through flood waters in Garden City BeachWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday declared a state of emergency in South Carolina after severe storms caused widespread flooding, the White House said in a statement. Obama ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts, and he authorized federal agencies to coordinate disaster relief efforts, the statement said. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Bernard Orr)

Hospital says Oregon shooting victims expected to survive

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 03:28

Hospital says Oregon shooting victims expected to surviveA hospital in the city of Springfield is reporting that three of the Oregon community college shooting victims that were taken there are expected to survive.