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Driver who fled police killed in Glenolden crash

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:54

Driver who fled police killed in Glenolden crashPolice say the victim of a deadly crash in Delaware County was trying to outrun the law.


As Lithuania Joins Eurozone, Relief and Hesitation

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:53
In the new year, the country becomes the 19th nation to adopt the euro, and the likelihood of economic and geopolitical security looms large for many.






Ex-girlfriend of man who shot NYPD officers out of hospital

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:52
BALTIMORE (AP) — Hospital officials say a woman shot in the stomach by the man who killed two New York Police Department officers has been released.

Critic’s Notebook: Jazz’s Year of Complaint, Citing ‘Whiplash’ and The New Yorker

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:52
Frustration with “Whiplash,” anger at The New Yorker, dueling takes on prominent recordings: The jazz world had an all-year season of discontent.

Well: Pastries to Ring In the New Year

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:50
Ring-shaped breads and pastries are a good luck food for the New Year.

F1 driver Bianchi has rehabilitation

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:46
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is receiving a "very painstaking programme of rehabilitation therapy", his parents confirm.
Categories: BBC World News

Idaho authorities confirm woman fatally shot by 2-year-old at Wal-Mart was child's mother

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:46
HAYDEN, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities confirm woman fatally shot by 2-year-old at Wal-Mart was child's mother.

Chief: Probe shows man shot by officer had gun

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:45

FILE - In a Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 file photo, police guard the entrance to a gas station in front of a memorial to Antonio Martin, in Berkeley, Mo. Officials said Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 that an internal police investigation confirmed that Martin pointed a gun at an officer who shot him to death in a convenience store parking lot in suburban St. Louis on Dec. 23. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen, File)BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — An internal police investigation confirmed an 18-year-old pointed a gun at an officer who shot him to death in a convenience store parking lot in suburban St. Louis last week, officials said Tuesday.


Woman displaced by Texas high-rise fire dies

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:35

Firefighters and emergency units respond to a fire at the Wedgwood Senior Apartments, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Five people died after a fire broke out at the senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said. (AP Photo/San Antonio Express-News, Marvin Pfeiffer)CASTLE HILLS, Texas (AP) — A fire that killed five people at a senior-living complex near San Antonio may have claimed the life of another resident who died Tuesday but wasn't hospitalized after the weekend blaze, authorities said.


Witnesses: Stabbing suspect had chance to give up

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:34
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Two witnesses told investigators that a man who had fatally stabbed an Oregon college student in an unprovoked and unexplained attack had a chance to surrender to officers but moved toward them.

Searchers find wreckage, bodies from AirAsia jet

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:28

Searchers find wreckage, bodies from AirAsia jetThe first proof of the fate of AirAsia Flight 8501 emerged Tuesday from the shallow, aqua-colored waters of the Java Sea, confirming that the plane crashed with 162 people aboard in an area not far from where it dropped off radar screens.


Greek woes unsettle Wall Street

BBC World News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:28
Leading US stocks close lower on Tuesday, following European markets down amid continued uncertainty over economic woes in Greece.
Categories: BBC World News

Man sentenced in fatal shooting of girl in car

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:27
CLEVELAND (AP) — Convicted of murder, Geoffrey Gurkovich stood before a judge in Cleveland on Tuesday and wept as he tried to describe his sorrow and stupidity for having shot and killed a 5-year-old girl as she was sitting in a car with her mom last January.

White Pass - 12/30/2014 12:08:31 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:23
White Pass US12
12/30/2014 12:08:31 PM

Temperature: 8 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies with gusty winds

Satus Pass - 12/30/2014 12:16:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:23
Satus Pass US97
12/30/2014 12:16:27 PM

Temperature: 17 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
The roadway is bare with ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 12/30/2014 12:12:20 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:23
Stevens Pass US2
12/30/2014 12:12:20 PM

Temperature: 10 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 12/30/2014 12:02:42 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:23
Blewett Pass US97
12/30/2014 12:02:42 PM

Temperature: 12 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice in places on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/30/2014 12:11:35 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:23
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/30/2014 12:11:35 PM

Temperature: 22 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is mostly bare and dry, ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Harvard to change sexual assault policies after federal investigation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:19
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Harvard University has agreed to make changes to its sexual assault policies and review some cases after an investigation found its law school had handled victim complaints poorly, the U.S. Department of Education said on Tuesday. The agreement with the Ivy League school is part of the Obama administration's push to curb sexual violence in U.S. colleges and coax schools to get tougher in handling cases. ...

California coyote that bit man, child not rabid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/31/2014 - 05:18
Police in Northern California shot and killed a wild coyote after it bit a man and a child and tried to attack a third person in separate attacks in residential neighborhoods on Christmas.