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AccuWeather: Snow is heading our way

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 02:08

 On-and-off snow through TuesdayMeteorologist David Murphy says the first snow showers could arrive this evening. Periods of snow will be with us on Tuesday and Tuesday night.


Damaged cruise ship to turn around, sail back to New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 02:04

Damaged cruise ship to turn around, sail back to New JerseyA Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about and winds howled outside.


Orange County jail escapee faces judge on attempted murder charge

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 02:01

Orange County jail escapee faces judge on attempted murder chargeOne of three inmates who escaped an Orange County jail was expected to face a judge on Monday for a preliminary hearing on previous charges.


TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:55

FILE - This Saturday, June 27, 2015, file photo, shows the Hulu logo on a window at the Milk Studios space in New York, where a replica of the "Seinfeld" set was on display. Some television companies are balking as more people watch shows online, and may start delaying the release of shows to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. These studios fear that the success of streaming services might lead more households to cut back or drop cable TV services. It also comes as online services have been dabbling in creating their own television shows. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.


Woman convicted in group attack on gay men awaits sentence

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:49

Woman convicted in group attack on gay men awaits sentenceA police chief's daughter will be sentenced Monday in an attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation.


Police question witnesses in Mississippi Mardi Gras shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:48
Police are questioning witnesses to a shooting that broke out after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi, leaving two men dead and injuring four others.

Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:43
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Expecting to write a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.

Cruise line: Ship that sailed in storm to turn around, head back to Cape Liberty, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:32
MIAMI (AP) — Cruise line: Ship that sailed in storm to turn around, sail back to Cape Liberty, New Jersey.

Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:31

Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to surviveEncouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire.


Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:31

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming traumaA Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.


LeSean McCoy involved in altercation with 3 off-duty officers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:23
LeSean McCoy was involved in an altercation with three off-duty police officers this past weekend in Philadelphia, according to multiple reports.

AccuWeather: Cloudy And Windy Today, Snow Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:22

 Cloudy And Windy Today, Snow TuesdayMeteorologist David Murphy says the first snow showers could arrive this evening. Periods of snow will be with us on Tuesday and Tuesday night.


WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:21

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of with Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Va. Thomas is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit Morris. She was the 93-year-old World War II veteran's wartime girlfriend. (Bill Tiernan/The Virginian-Pilot via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 93-year-old World War II veteran is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart.


Police question witnesses in Mississippi Mardi Gras shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:18
Police are questioning witnesses to a shooting that broke out after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi, leaving two men dead and injuring four others.

Police: Remains of Ohio woman found at several locations

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:15
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Human remains found at several locations in northern Ohio over the weekend are believed to be those of one woman who was last seen in July, police said.

Fire breaks out at Fontana recycling yard

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:14

Fire breaks out at Fontana recycling yardMassive cleanup is underway in Fontana after a fire broke out at a recycling yard Sunday night.


Smoking United Airlines flight to LAX makes emergency landing

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 01:11

Smoking United Airlines flight to LAX makes emergency landingIt was a frightening moment in the sky for some passengers heading to Los Angeles International Airport as their plane was forced to turn back to Tucson due to the cabin suddenly being filled with smoke.


Detectives: Inmate grabs guard's stun gun and fires, hurts 4

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:59
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — Detectives say a Pennsylvania inmate being hauled off to solitary confinement grabbed a guard's stun gun and fired, injuring four correctional officers.

New York City to embark on annual count of street homeless

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:48
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of volunteers will fan out across New York City on Monday for the city's annual one-night count of homeless people living on the streets.

Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 02/09/2016 - 00:43
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer testified emotionally in his own defense Monday about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014.