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10 injured, including 1-year-old, in West Philadelphia block party shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 02:24

10 injured, including 1-year-old, in West Philadelphia block party shootingPolice are searching for two suspects after a shooting at a West Philadelphia block party injured ten people including two children and a 1-year-old baby.


Catholic shrines team up to draw pilgrims during pope visit

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 02:04

The Rev. John McLoughlin, Pastor of Our Mother of Perpetual Help in Ephrata, Pa., prays over the remains of Saint John Neumann Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the national shrines of St. John Neumann in Philadelphia. At the Neumann shrine, tucked in a commercial area in North Philadelphia, visitors can view remains of the saint, who was the fourth bishop of Philadelphia and is credited with expanding the Catholic education system in the U.S. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four Roman Catholic shrines, including one featuring the glass-enclosed body of a saint wearing his bishop's vestments and a wax mask so lifelike he appears ready to share a blessing, have joined forces to market themselves to the million-plus visitors expected in Philadelphia to see Pope Francis.


Teen dies when massive stone slab accidentally falls on him

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 01:47
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager was killed when a stone slab weighing about 650 pounds fell on him outside a southern New Jersey business that makes countertops.

Lead plaintiff ready to help if marriage ruling goes his way

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 01:33
CINCINNATI (AP) — If the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage, the lead plaintiff in the historic case says he'll be able to help out with the expected surge of couples wanting to wed.

Couples, officials, foes readying for US gay marriage ruling

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 01:31

In this Monday, June 15, 2015 photo, Ethan Fletcher, left, and partner Andrew Hickam pose for a photograph in Cincinnati. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule sometime this month on the legal status of same-sex marriage; Ohio is among states that still ban it. Gay couples, such as Fletcher and Hickam are gearing up for a quick run to the courthouse in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee _ the states involved in the cases that were argued in April before the justices. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)CINCINNATI (AP) — With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans, courthouse officials are getting ready for different scenarios and steadfast foes are working on their strategies to keep up the opposition.


Man accidently shoots himself during gun safety class

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 01:01
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man accidentally shot himself during a gun safety class at an Orlando pawn shop.

AccuWeather: Father's Day Sizzle

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:34

 Father's Day SizzleAccuWeather has the hot and humid forecast for your Father's Day.


1st service held at Charleston black church since 9 slayings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:26

1st service held at Charleston black church since 9 slayingsMembers of a historic black church worshipped at their sanctuary Sunday for the first time since a gunman opened fire at a Bible study, killing nine people, and uniformed police officers stood among the congregation as a measure of added security.


9 injured, including 1-year-old, in West Philadelphia block party shooting

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:23

10 injured, including 1-year-old, in West Philadelphia block party shootingPolice are searching for two suspects after a shooting at a West Philadelphia block party injured nine people including two children and a 1-year-old baby.


Collingswood officers rescue driver after vehicle careens into river

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:20

Collingswood officers rescue driver after vehicle careens into riverA man is hospitalized after his car careened off the roadway and into a river in Collingswood, New Jersey.


List of shrines teaming up for pope's visit to Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:10

A statue of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is shown, Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Philadelphia. The Miraculous Medal shrine, in the residential Germantown neighborhood, features striking stained glass windows and the sculpture dedicated to Mary. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Four Roman Catholic shrines in the Philadelphia area have teamed up to attract pilgrims heading to the city to see Pope Francis the weekend of Sept. 26-27.


Death penalty in white supremacist case a tricky proposition

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 23:55

FILE - In this April 2014 file photo, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.,accused of killing three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City, is wheeled out of a Johnson County, Kan., courtroom. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe has rejected two offers from Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.’s attorneys to have Miller plead guilty in exchange for taking the death penalty off the table. Howe says the most severe crimes deserve the stiffest punishment allowed by law. Critics say Howe’s pursuit of the death penalty is politically motivated. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Rich Sugg, Pool, File)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas capital murder case involving a white supremacist who is dying of emphysema poses some unusual challenges for a district attorney pursuing the death penalty for the first time.


Dems hope to win Rubio's Senate seat by sidelining liberal

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 23:34

FILE- In this Sept. 26, 2012 file photo, Patrick Murphy poses at his campaign office in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. For a while it looked like Florida Rep. Patrick Murphy might have a clear shot at earning the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat Republican Marco Rubio is surrendering to run for president. National and state party leaders quickly endorsed him, but fellow Rep. Alan Grayson, an outspoken liberal, seems determined to have a primary few in the party want to see. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats see a chance to pick up the Florida Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio — but only if U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson stays out of the race.


Max Scherzer loses perfect game with HBP in 9th but completes no-hitter

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 23:05
Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter Saturday, losing his perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning when he hit a batter in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Egg shortage cutting into restaurant profits, menu items

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 22:39

Nick Wells puts eggs in a cooler at the Waveland Cafe, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. Restaurants are struggling to deal with higher egg prices and an inability to get enough eggs and egg products in the midst of a shortage brought about by a bird flu virus that wiped out millions of chickens on commercial farms this spring.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Restaurants are struggling to deal with higher egg prices and an inability to get enough eggs in the midst of a shortage brought about by a bird flu virus that has wiped out millions of chickens on commercial farms.


9 injured, including 18-month-old, in West Philadelphia block party shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 22:12

9 injured, including 1-year-old, in West Philadelphia block party shootingAuthorities say nine people, including two children and a baby, were shot after someone opened fire during a block party in West Philadelphia.


VIDEO: Jim Gardner, Jamie Apody discuss Gary Papa's mission

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 21:53

 Jim Gardner, Jamie Apody discuss Gary Papa's missionAction News anchor Jim Gardner and sports reporter Jamie Apody discuss Gary Papa's mission of early detection for prostate cancer.


Jonah crabs booming in value as managers seek fishery plan

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 21:48
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England lobstermen are catching and selling more of a long-overlooked crab species in their traps, leading regulators to try to craft a management plan for the fishery before it becomes overexploited.

1 dead, 9 wounded in shooting at Detroit block party

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/21/2015 - 21:38
DETROIT (AP) — One person was killed and nine others were wounded Saturday night when someone opened fire at a party on a basketball court in Detroit, authorities said.