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Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:42

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Court papers: Friend of accused Charleston church shooter to plead guilty to lying to police.

Bear in the ‘burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near Calif. homes

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:41

DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/230IVDD ) the bear — estimated to be about 100 pounds — was spotted Sunday roaming though yards, gardens and […]
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Bear in the ‘burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near Calif. homes

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:41

DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/230IVDD ) the bear — estimated to be about 100 pounds — was spotted Sunday roaming though yards, gardens and […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bear in the ‘burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near Calif. homes

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:41

DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/230IVDD ) the bear — estimated to be about 100 pounds — was spotted Sunday roaming though yards, gardens and […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bear in the ‘burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near Calif. homes

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:41

DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/230IVDD ) the bear — estimated to be about 100 pounds — was spotted Sunday roaming though yards, gardens and […]

Bear in the ‘burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near Calif. homes

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:41

DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/230IVDD ) the bear — estimated to be about 100 pounds — was spotted Sunday roaming though yards, gardens and […]

Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:40

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge. The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence. Prosecutors have […]
Categories: Sports Center

Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

NBA - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:40

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge. The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence. Prosecutors have […]
Categories: Sports Center

Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:40

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge. The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence. Prosecutors have […]
Categories: Sports Center

Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:40

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge. The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence. Prosecutors have […]

Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:40

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge. The ruling came Monday after prosecutors had asked for charges against Leslie Merritt Jr. to be dismissed amid undisclosed questions about evidence. Prosecutors have […]

Bear in the 'burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near homes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:39

This Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a 2 year-old female bear cub after she was released to an unidentified location in Los Angeles County. Officials captured the bear cub on Sunday, April 24, after it was found in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community of Duarte. (California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild.


Bear in the 'burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near homes

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:39

This Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a 2 year-old female bear cub after she was released to an unidentified location in Los Angeles County. Officials captured the bear cub on Sunday, April 24, after it was found in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community of Duarte. (California Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP)DUARTE, Calif. (AP) — A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild.


Charges dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:38
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has dismissed a criminal case against a man who had been accused of carrying out freeway shootings in Phoenix last summer that put drivers on edge.

Illinois impasse sparks fears of the unthinkable: No school

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:34

This April 11, 2016 photo shows Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Ill. Parts of the High School are 113 years old. School officials worry the district won't have enough money to keep the school open next year if the district doesn't get state money because of Illinois' budget impasse. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — The economic hard times that have hit this Illinois coal town are particularly visible inside its 113-year-old high school, where cracks in the walls and holes in the ceiling go unfixed and paint is peeling off the purple lockers lining the hallways.


Illinois impasse sparks fears of the unthinkable: No school

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:34

This April 11, 2016 photo shows Harrisburg High School in Harrisburg, Ill. Parts of the High School are 113 years old. School officials worry the district won't have enough money to keep the school open next year if the district doesn't get state money because of Illinois' budget impasse. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)HARRISBURG, Ill. (AP) — The economic hard times that have hit this Illinois coal town are particularly visible inside its 113-year-old high school, where cracks in the walls and holes in the ceiling go unfixed and paint is peeling off the purple lockers lining the hallways.


Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:30

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, demonstrators block Public Square in Cleveland, during a protest over the police shooting of Tamir Rice. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement Monday, April 25, 2016, in a lawsuit over the death of Rice, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — The city on Monday reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.


Lawyers ask panel to spare Georgia death row inmate's life

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:29

In this undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, death row inmate Daniel Anthony Lucas is seen. Lucas, 37, was sentenced to die in 1999 for the killings of Steven Moss, 37, his 11-year-old son Bryan and 15-year-old daughter Kristin, who interrupted a burglary at their home near Macon in central Georgia. Lucas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at the state prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, saying he has turned his life around and is having a positive impact in prison.


Egypt police disperse anti-Sisi protest

BBC World News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:26
Riot police fire tear gas and birdshot to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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Manziel's attorney says assault indictment to come Tuesday

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 01:24

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel speaks with media members following the team's 30-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game in Seattle. Johnny Manziel's attorney says prosecutors have told him the troubled former NFL quarterback will be indicted Tuesday on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January. Robert Hinton told The Associated Press on Monday, April 25, 2016, that he expects an assault charge for family violence to be filed. The Class A misdemeanor carries up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund, File)DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel is expected to be indicted Tuesday on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January, an attorney for the troubled former NFL quarterback said Monday.