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California teachers charged with giving students alcohol on beach trip

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:19
By Michael Fleeman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two female Southern California high school teachers initially accused of inappropriate sexual contact with two male students during a beach camping trip will face misdemeanor charges over accusations they provided alcohol to minors, prosecutors said on Thursday. Melody Suzanne Lippert, 38, and Michelle Louise Ghirelli, 30, each face a maximum sentence of one year in jail on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor over accusations they gave alcohol to underage students, the Orange County District Attorney's Office said.

Richard Sherman, girlfriend welcome baby boy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:19
What's better than winning a Super Bowl? Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman has a good answer for that question.

Jersey shore town aims to get last 2 Sandy families home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:18

This Feb. 4, 2015 photo shows Krista Sperber inside her storm-damaged home in Belmar, N.J. The Jersey shore town began an effort on Feb. 5, 2015 to raise the $200,000 it will take to get Sperber's family and one other family back into their homes by June 1. Belmar's mayor says the families are the last in town that are still not able to return to their homes following the Oct. 2012 storm. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Just before the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy inundated Krista Sperber's home, she had her two children grab what they could from their rooms and hop in the car for a ride to a relative's home away from the coast. She figured they'd be gone for a few days.


Discrimination suit filed in deadly 1970 Arizona hotel fire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:17
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man convicted of starting a Tucson hotel fire that killed 29 people nearly 45 years ago has filed a lawsuit against the city and Pima County.

Police: Students possibly came into contact with crack cocaine at Southwest Philadelphia school

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:16

 Students came into contact with crack cocaine at Southwest Philadelphia schoolPolice are trying to determine how students at a Southwest Philadelphia school came into contact with what is believed to be crack cocaine.


Train recorder data may offer clues in deadly New York crash

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:13

Members of the NTSB and Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials observe the damaged car of a commuter train the morning after it struck a vehicle in Mount Pleasant, near Valhalla, New York,By Sebastien Malo TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (Reuters) - Data to be released on Thursday from a train that slammed into an SUV at a suburban New York crossing this week could shed more light on what caused the crash that killed six people and worried commuters on one of the busiest U.S. rail networks. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators said the main question was why the vehicle had stopped on Tuesday evening at the crossing in Valhalla, an affluent town north of New York City.


Critic’s Notebook: A Partial Look at the Corcoran Collection

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:12
Two introductory exhibitions suggest that the transfer of the Corcoran Gallery’s artworks gives the National Gallery of Art not only new holdings but also new vigor.

Can India's tough ex-policewoman take Delhi?

BBC World News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:12
The no-nonsense ex-policewoman vying to control Delhi
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New Jersey father whose son fatally shot neighbor gets prison term

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:08
(Reuters) - A New Jersey father whose 4-year-old son shot and killed a 6-year-old neighbor was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday for endangering the welfare of children by keeping unsecured firearms, authorities said. Anthony Senatore, 35, of Toms River pleaded guilty in October and his sentence was part of a deal negotiated with prosecutors, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. On April 8, 2013, Senatore's son found a loaded .22 caliber rifle in his father's bedroom and shot Brandon Holt in the head, prosecutors said. Holt died the following day at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Americans OK with police drones - private ownership, not so much: Poll

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:06

Airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Alwyn Scott NEW YORK (Reuters) - New rules on privately owned drones can't come fast enough for most Americans. Some 73 percent of respondents to a Reuters/Ipsos online poll released on Thursday said they want regulations for the lightweight, remote-control planes that reportedly have been involved in an increasing number of close calls with aircraft and crowds. People are also uneasy about potential invasions of privacy by drones carrying cameras or other devices. Forty-two percent went as far as to oppose private ownership of drones, suggesting they prefer restricting them to officials or experts trained in safe operation.


Seattle woman punched by officer during arrest files $1 million claim

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:04
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Seattle woman who was punched in the face by a police officer as she was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence has filed a $1 million claim against the city, saying her rights were violated, an official said on Thursday. In the video, Durden-Bosley, who was intoxicated, can be seen kicking at the head of officer Adley Shepherd as she is handcuffed and placed in the patrol car. Durden-Bosley's attorneys could not be reached for comment. Video of the incident and photos of Durden-Bosley with a swollen eye emerged last year as protests swept the country over use of police force against minorities following the killing of unarmed black men by officers in Missouri and New York City.

Five babies at suburban Chicago daycare center have measles

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:04
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Five babies at a suburban Chicago daycare center have been diagnosed with measles, adding to a growing outbreak of the disease across the United States, Illinois health officials said on Thursday. Officials are investigating the cluster of measles cases at KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, said a statement from the Illinois and Cook County health departments. All the children are under 1 year old and would not have been subject to routine measles vaccination, which begins at 12 months. Public health officials have reported that more than 100 people across the United States have been infected with measles, many of them traced to an outbreak that began at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, in December.

Kodak to continue making movie film, supplying Hollywood

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:03
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Eastman Kodak Co. will continue to make motion picture film in the age of digital filmmaking after reaching new supply agreements with the major Hollywood studios.

Michigan governor hospitalized due to blood clot in leg

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 05:02

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder holds a rebate check for $1.2 million dollars to hand to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan during a news conference discussing the city of Detroit exiting from bankruptcy in Detroit(Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was taken to an Ann Arbor-area hospital on Thursday for treatment of a blood clot in his right leg following the lingering effects of an Achilles tendon injury, his office said. Snyder, 56, a Republican former venture capitalist who was elected to a second term as governor in November, went to St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital late on Thursday morning after noticing swelling his leg, Deputy Press Secretary Dave Murray said. "The governor's mobility may be limited, but he is still very much hard at work reinventing Michigan," his office said in a statement.


2 Philadelphia officers accused of severely beating man

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:56

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Philadelphia. Two Philadelphia police officers face brutality charges after prosecutors say they knocked a man off a scooter and beat him so severely another officer thought the bloodied man had been shot. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two city police officers were arrested Thursday and accused of knocking a man off a scooter and beating him so severely that another officer thought he had been shot.


Man charged with murder in death of hedge-fund founder dad

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:47

FILE - This Sept. 2014 file photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office shows Thomas Gilbert Jr., after an arrest in the town of Southampton, N.Y., on a misdemeanor charge. Gilbert's hedge-fund founder father, Thomas Gilbert Sr., was found dead on Jan. 4, 2015, and his son was arrested and accused of murder. On Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 Gilbert appeared in court in New York and pleaded not guilty to the charges. (AP Photo/Suffolk County District Attorney’s office, File)NEW YORK (AP) — In the hours after his arrest, a man accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over a cut in his allowance talked to police about his diet and exercise regimen but nothing to do with the death, according to court papers released Thursday.


Washington lawmakers may ban keeping whales captive

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:42
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state lawmakers are considering whether to outlaw keeping whales and dolphins captive for entertainment, even if the marine mammal was bred in captivity.

Snoop Dogg's son fakes out dad, signs with UCLA

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:41

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2013 photo, Snoop Dogg, right, poses with his son, Cordell Broadus, at the Snoop Youth Football League's special screening of "Turbo" at the ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles. Broadus, a wide receiver from Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 signed with UCLA instead of Southern California, his father's favorite team. (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cordell Broadus has pulled a double move on his famous rapper father, Snoop Dogg.


White Pass - 2/5/2015 11:14:20 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:34
White Pass US12
2/5/2015 11:14:20 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Occasional rain with areas of dense fog

Satus Pass - 2/5/2015 11:09:36 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 02/06/2015 - 04:34
Satus Pass US97
2/5/2015 11:09:36 AM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times with areas of fog