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Buffalo area dodges major problems with snowmelt

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:22

A resident of Bell Tower Condominium Apartments drives through water from a swollen Cayuga Creek as flooding from melting snow following last week's snowstorms are occurring on a minor scale, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Lancaster, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A wild nine-day stretch of weather that saw epic snow followed by springlike temperatures, high winds and flood fears came to a close Tuesday, and forecasters said the Buffalo area was in for an uneventful Thanksgiving.


Man gets 7 years for shooting man at yard sale

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:20
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for shooting and wounding a customer at a yard sale who tried to intervene in a domestic dispute.

U.S. judge rules Arkansas ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:16
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge ruled on Tuesday that an Arkansas constitutional amendment that defines legal marriage as being only the union of one man and one woman was unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker said the Arkansas amendment enacted about a decade ago denied U.S. constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law for same-sex couples. ...

Judge denies Boston bomb suspect request for triple murder evidence

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:11
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for evidence in the ongoing investigation of a 2011 Massachusetts triple murder, saying the information wouldn't help their case. Tsarnaev's lawyers had asked the judge to force prosecutors to hand over information about the killings, which may have involved Tsarnaev's older brother Tamerlan and which they argued could help show Tamerlan was a bad influence. ...

Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:09
Sergio Aguero boosts Manchester City's Champions League hopes with two late goals to beat Bayern Munich 3-2.
Categories: BBC World News

Joe Harris' remarkable journey from small-town star in Chelan to the NBA

NBA - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:09
BY DANNY SCHMIDT / THE DAILY RECORD
Categories: Sports Center

Man freed after 39 years in prison offers thanks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:06

Ricky Jackson, right, and Mark Godsey, director of the University of Cincinnati's Ohio Innocence Project, embrace after Godsey introduces Jackson to speak to students, press and university staff, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Jackson, imprisoned nearly four decades for a slaying and freed when a witness said he lied as a boy, thanked the University of Cincinnati's Ohio Innocence Project that worked to win his freedom. (AP Photo/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Phil Didion) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALESCINCINNATI (AP) — A man freed after nearly four decades in prison when a witness said he lied as a boy came to Cincinnati on Tuesday to thank the law project that worked to win his freedom.


Cuomo’s Response to Buffalo-Area Snow: Praised, With Exceptions

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:05
The snowstorm that pummeled Buffalo and its southern and eastern suburbs last week combined two of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s preoccupations: extreme weather and western New York.






University of Virginia Officials Vow to Combat Campus Rape Problem

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:04
The board that oversees the University of Virginia said it would come up with recommendations in response to allegations in Rolling Stone magazine of a gang rape.






Vodafone gave too much data to police

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:02
Vodafone sent the phone data of more than 1,000 News UK workers to police after being asked for the details of just one journalist, the Met Police says.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/25/2014 1:47:43 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:00
White Pass US12
11/25/2014 1:47:43 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 11/25/2014 1:52:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:00
Satus Pass US97
11/25/2014 1:52:33 PM

Temperature: 49 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Stevens Pass - 11/25/2014 1:42:29 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:00
Stevens Pass US2
11/25/2014 1:42:29 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/25/2014 1:44:45 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:00
Blewett Pass US97
11/25/2014 1:44:45 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/25/2014 2:05:13 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:00
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/25/2014 2:05:13 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traffic Delayed

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Debris blocking both lanes on I-90 eastbound at milepost 63 due to a collision with the overpass. Traffic is moving past the scene via the off and on ramps. Eastbound motorists should allow for added travel time and delay through the collision scene. The roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

Oklahoma woman shot and killed by three-year-old son: police

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:56
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma woman was fatally shot in the head by her 3-year-old son who came across a handgun in their Tulsa home, police said on Tuesday. The victim, a 26-year-old Army veteran, died on Monday and was apparently hit with a single shot as she was changing her 1-year-old daughter's diaper. The victim's grandmother, who lives in the house, found the woman along with the children inside the house, police said. The 3-year-old son was reported to have repeatedly said: "Mommy shot" as he was taken away from the residence by police, media reports said. ...

Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:55
VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit.

Marchers hit the streets in Seattle to protest Ferguson ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:54
Update at 1:32 p.m.: Protesters arrived at the federal courthouse in downtown Seattle at 1:15 p.m. chanting, "No justice, no peace. No racist police "

Theft of shoes from WW2 death camp

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:49
Thieves steal shoes belonging to Jewish Holocaust victims at a former concentration camp in Poland
Categories: BBC World News

Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:48
Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.