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Day 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspect

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:44

9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspectThe suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for a ninth day Sunday.


Man struck and killed by truck in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 19:02

Man struck and killed by truck in Hunting ParkA pickup truck struck and killed a man who was trying to cross a street in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia, police say.


Crozer-Chester Medical Center nurses ready for strike

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:51

Crozer-Chester Medical Center nurses go on strikeThe nurses from Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Delaware County are set to go on strike Sunday.


Spanish judge indicts 9 persons for cyber fraud

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:31
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge charged nine people with fraud Sunday for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system.

Firefighter injured in ice bucket challenge dies

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:31

Firefighter injured in ice bucket challenge diesA central Kentucky firefighter injured in an "ice bucket challenge" has died a month after a power line shocked him and another man.


2 dead, 2 critical in Olney club shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:17

2 dead, 2 critical in Olney club shootingPolice are investigating a quadruple shooting outside a club in Philadelphia's Olney section that left two people dead.


SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:49

In this framegrab provided by NASA, the SpaceX cargo ship lifts off, rocketing toward the International Space Station Sunday Sept. 21, 2014. The company launched its unmanned Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Sunday aboard a Falcon rocket. It's carrying more than 5,000 pounds of station supplies for NASA, including a 3-D printer, the first one bound for orbit. (AP Photo/NASA TV)CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.


Florida prison system fires 32 guards after inmate deaths: Miami Herald

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:59
(Reuters) - The secretary of Florida's prison system has fired nearly three dozen guards in the wake of the recent scrutiny given to inmate deaths across the state during recent years, the Miami Herald newspaper reported. Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews dismissed 32 guards on Friday, according to the newspaper. All of them had been accused of criminal misconduct or wrongdoing stemming from inmate deaths at four different prisons, the report said. ...

Police capture four of five escaped California inmates

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:44
(Reuters) - Police have recaptured four of the five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Saturday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after 9 p.m. local time from the Madera County jail, about 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Fresno, said Madera County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Erica Stuart. Sheriffs had recaptured four of the escapees by Saturday night, Stuart said, following a large-scale search. ...

California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:48

This undated booking photo provided by the Madera, Calif., County Jail shows Roel Soliz, 29. Soliz is one of five inmates who escaped from the jail in the Central Valley city of Madera, Calif., late Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The five were being held on various charges including attempted murder and armed robbery. It's unclear how the men, who are believed to be gang members, escaped from the jail. Authorities say all five men should be considered armed and dangerous. (AP Photo/Madera County Jail)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught.


Warmer Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:44

Warmer SundayMeteorologist Melissa Magee is tracking a brief surge of mild air for the final weekend of summer.


Suspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoff

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:40
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said.

Man charged with killing NFL player Peterson's son released on bond: report

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:37
(Reuters) - A South Dakota man charged last year with killing NFL star Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son has been released on $2 million bond, U.S. media reported on Saturday. Joseph Patterson was released from a South Dakota jail on Friday after the bond was posted for him, Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said, according to the Argus Leader newspaper. His murder trial in the death of Tyrese Robert Ruffin, Peterson's son, is set to begin next month. Officials from the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office and jail declined to comment. ...

Crimefighters: $5,000 reward in theft of Harley-Davidson trailer

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:33

 $5,000 reward in theft of Harley-Davidson trailerA $5,000 reward is being offered to find the trio of suspects who got away with a Harley-Davidson trailer from a storage facility in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section.


Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:32

A Pennsylvania State Trooper prepares to enter a wooded area at the Dunmore Cemetery during the funeral service of Pennsylvania State Trooper Bryon Dickson on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Dunmore, Pa. Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys) WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDITCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.


Adult, 2 children attacked by pit bull in West Oak Lane

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:23

Adult, 2 children attacked by pit bull in West Oak LaneAn adult and two children were attacked by a pit bull in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section.


5 killed, including kids, in northeastern Pennsylvania car crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:23

5 killed, including kids, in northeastern Pennsylvania car crashAuthorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.


China says 88 fugitives returned from abroad

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:08
BEIJING (AP) — China's police ministry on Sunday said 88 fugitives wanted on charges of corruption and other economic offenses have been extradited or returned on their own from the United States and other countries in the midst of an anti-graft crackdown.

Chinese town protests over trash incinerator

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:36
BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.

Teams assess damage as California wildfire burns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:58

Wayne Allen Huntsman sits in El Dorado Superior Court for charges related to the King fire in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.