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Delaware man gets 35 years in child pornography case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:57

Delaware man gets 35 years in child pornography caseA Delaware man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after prosecutors say he collected and distributed hundreds of photos and videos depicting adult men violently raping prepubescent boys.W


Ohio wants inmates' lethal injection lawsuit thrown out

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:55
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new state law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs is not a free speech violation, attorneys for the Ohio prisons agency argue as they ask a federal judge to dismiss a challenge of the law by four death row inmates.

Man shot multiple times inside Germantown corner store

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:55

Man shot multiple times inside Germantown corner storePolice say a 53-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot multiple times inside a Germantown corner store in Philadelphia.


Del. man, 'every parent's worst nightmare,' gets 35 years

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:52

Delaware man gets 35 years in child pornography caseA Delaware man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after prosecutors say he collected and distributed hundreds of photos and videos depicting adult men violently raping prepubescent boys.W


New York City renames streets after officers slain in ambush

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:50
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Council is renaming a pair of Brooklyn streets for the two police officers killed in an ambush last month.

Police: Officers run down pit bulls following vicious attack

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:43

 Officers run down pit bulls following vicious attackSan Mateo, California police claim they had no choice but to use a patrol car to run down two vicious dogs that bit one woman, and charged at several other people.


What Pats Coach Had to Say About 'Deflate-gate'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:34
The New England Patriots' head coach speaks out about Deflate-gate.

3 dead in crash on New Jersey Turnpike in Cherry Hill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:31

3 dead in crash on New Jersey Turnpike in Cherry HillThree people were killed in a crash on Thursday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike in Cherry Hill.


Christie names emergency management team for Atlantic City

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:30

Christie names emergency management team for Atlantic CityNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has appointed an emergency management team to oversee Atlantic City's operations.


Plane crashes into central Florida building; 2 believed dead

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:24
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A small plane from a flight training school in central Florida has crashed into a storage warehouse, and an official says two people aboard are believed dead.

Deputies: Florida toddler fatally shoots self with dad's gun

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:19
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area toddler is dead after finding his father's .380-caliber handgun in the family's car Wednesday afternoon and shooting himself, officials said.

4 bears die of chocolate overdoses; expert proposes ban

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:04
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's bear expert is proposing to eliminate the use of chocolate as bait after four bears were found dead at one trapping site due to a chocolate overdose.

Judge: Public can see questioning of teacher slaying suspect

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 01:02
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the public is entitled to see and hear the recorded police interrogation of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his math teacher.

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:55

AP10ThingsToSee - A horse rider drinks wine next to a bonfire during a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of domestic animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Madrid, Spain on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


Former McDonald's workers in Virginia file civil rights lawsuit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:54

A man visits a McDonald's restaurant in Arlington,VirginiaFormer McDonald's Corp workers in Virginia filed a civil rights lawsuit Thursday against the world's largest fast-food chain and owner of restaurants where they worked in the latest bid to hold it legally responsible for the actions of its franchisees. Nine African-American and one Hispanic worker claimed they were subjected to "rampant racial and sexual harassment" by supervisors at three restaurants run by McDonald's franchisee Michael Simon, who operates as Soweva Co. The workers also alleged wrongful termination in the lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Virginia. When she complained about the discrimination and dismissals to McDonald's corporate office, Stanfield said she received no response. "I still don't understand why McDonald's did nothing," Stanfield said.


Flames damage printing business in Darby Boro

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:54

Flames damage printing business in Darby BoroFirefighters battled flames inside a printing business in Darby Boro, Pennsylvania Thursday morning.


Security guard found dead in apparent suicide in NYC courthouse

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:35
A security officer was found dead early on Thursday after apparently shooting himself in a federal courthouse in New York City, police said. The man, who worked for a security company used by the U.S. Marshals Service, was found shortly before dawn in a basement locker room of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, a U.S. Marshals spokesman said. The man, whose name has not been released, retired from the New York Police Department in 2000, the police department said. The courthouse was open as usual on Thursday, and no further details were immediately available, the U.S. Marshals spokesman said.

Billy Joel returns to Citizens Bank Park in August

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:31

Billy Joel returns to Citizens Bank Park in AugustThe 'Piano Man' himself is returning to Philadelphia this summer for a concert at Citizens Bank Park.


Hundreds of strangers mourn death of newborn set on fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:28
PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of strangers have gathered in New Jersey to say goodbye to a newborn girl who was set on fire and left in a road to die.

Ex-Freedom Industries president faces new fraud charge

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:18
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Freedom Industries executive charged in a West Virginia chemical spill is facing a new federal fraud charge stemming from the company's bankruptcy.