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Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:52

Lyons volunteer coordinators Lucy Banta, right, and Ed Kean help sandbag a neighborhood while steady rains fell over Lyons, Colo., which was hit hard in the previous year's flooding, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. High and low pressure systems, combined with typical summer monsoon weather, drew the abundant moisture to Colorado. More rain is forecast Wednesday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September.


As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:03

In this July 17, 2014 photo, construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill. The government issues its first of three estimates of how fast the U.S. economy grew in the April-June quarter on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.


Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:03

Plane Crashes in to San Diego Parking LotSAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.


Today in History

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:00
Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

Man stabbed in the chest in Center City

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:53

Man stabbed in the chest in Center CityPolice are investigating a stabbing that wounded a man in Center City.


Deadly Ebola outbreak forces Peace Corp evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:42

Deadly Ebola outbreak forces Peace Corp evacuationsThe largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries.


Police-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:38

Investigation leads to police-involved shooting in Strawberry MansionAn investigation into a shooting that left one man wounded led to a police-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion.


Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:37
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public entity, the companies announced late Wednesday.

Investigation leads to police-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:37

Investigation leads to police-involved shooting in Strawberry MansionAn investigation into a shooting that left one man wounded led to a police-involved shooting in Strawberry Mansion.


Dad in Upper Darby Wawa assault out on bail

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:36

Dad in Upper Darby Wawa assault out on bailUpper Darby police say a man is out on bail after being arrested in connection with an assault at a Wawa store.


1 dead in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:34

1 dead in Pennsylvania Turnpike crashOne person is dead after a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County.


3 people killed, deputies wounded in N.C. shootout

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:29

People comfort each other after a shooting in Fayetteville, N.C., Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A domestic dispute erupted into a gun battle with deputies Wednesday at a North Carolina mobile home park, leaving three people dead and three officers wounded, officials said. (AP Photo/The Fayetteville Observer, Cindy Burnham) MANDATORY CREDITAn angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday.


Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot, killing one person

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:26
(Reuters) - A small plane crashed in the parking lot of a San Diego retail store on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least one other, according to officials and local media. The single-engine aircraft bounced while attempting to land at the Montgomery Field Airport around 5:25 p.m. local time, became airborne again and then crashed in a nearby Costco parking lot, said Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor. An NBC affiliate in San Diego reported that one of two women in the plane died when it crashed outside the busy warehouse retailer, while the other was transported to a nearby hospital. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the accident, Gregor said.

Funeral for victim in Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:26

Funeral for victim in Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital shootingThe Delaware County community came out Wednesday to mourn Theresa Hunt, the victim killed in the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital shooting last week.


Survivor in fatal carjacking crash speaks out

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:19

Survivor in fatal carjacking crash speaks outA woman, who survived a tragic carjacking crash in Tioga that killed three children and critically injured their mother, is speaking out about the ordeal.


Man on FBI's Most Wanted list in custody

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:09

FBI Most wantedNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.


4 injured after car crash in Vineland

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:01

4 injured after car crash in VinelandFour people were injured after a one-vehicle crash in Vineland, New Jersey.


4 injured after car crash in Vineland

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:01

4 injured after car crash in VinelandFour people were injured after a one-vehicle crash in Vineland, New Jersey.


Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:00

The site of a water main break is shown near UCLA Wednesday July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. A ruptured 93-year-old water main on Tuesday left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.


1 dead, 1 injured in Long Island skydive accident

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:59
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one man and seriously injured another.