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DSU student's lawsuit claims scholarship lost after refusing to attend church

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:36

DSU student's lawsuit claims scholarship lost after refusing to attend churchA former Delaware State University volleyball player is now suing her old school for allegedly serving up religious discrimination.


Major water main break floods Hunting Park shopping center

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:33

Major water main break floods Hunting Park shopping centerPhiladelphia firefighters had to rescue several people who were stranded after a 48-inch water main ruptured near a Hunting Park shopping center.


Wife killed in head-on crash while pursuing her husband in another vehicle, family says

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:32

Wife killed in head-on crash while pursuing her husband in another vehicle, family saysFamily members say the wife was following her husband and his companion who were in another car when she struck a third vehicle head-on and died.


Portion of old bridge under repair collapses in Pennsylvania

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:20

Portion of old bridge under repair collapses in PennsylvaniaPart of a 103-year-old bridge being rebuilt in central Pennsylvania collapsed Thursday, injuring three workers, emergency and construction officials said.


10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:03

An army contingent carry a Greek flag in front of the temple of the Parthenon before a hoisting ceremony at the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece Thursday, June 18, 2015. Greece and its creditors publicly blamed one another for an impasse in bailout talks, on the eve of a eurozone finance ministers' meeting billed as key to their outcome. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


Woman who allegedly scammed Boston Marathon charity in court

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:30
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston woman charged with scamming the charity set up for survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and fraudulently receiving benefits from other organizations will likely face trial in February.

NYC's Carnegie Deli fined for violating building codes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:12
NEW YORK (AP) — The famed Carnegie Deli in midtown Manhattan will remain closed for at least two more weeks after it was found to be diverting some of its gas before it reached the meter.

Police: Man in custody after disturbance at Richmond church

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 20:00
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police say a man has been taken into custody for evaluation after he threatened worshippers at a south Richmond church.

South Carolina governor calls for death penalty in church shooting case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 19:39
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley said on Friday the suspect in the deadly church shooting in Charleston should face the death penalty if convicted.

AP NewsAlert

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 19:17
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina governor tell NBC Charleston church shooter should get the death penalty.

Penn State-Sandusky money to help children's support services

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 19:03

Penn State-Sandusky money to help children's support servicesA Pennsylvania commission is now taking applications for grants from the $48 million paid into the state treasury by Penn State over the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.


Fire erupts at Germantown home filled with debris

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 18:59

Fire erupts at Germantown home filled with debrisPhiladelphia firefighters battled a stubborn fire at a home filled with debris in the Germantown neighborhood.


Grant application process open for Penn State-Sandusky money

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 18:52

Penn State-Sandusky money to help children's support servicesA Pennsylvania commission is now taking applications for grants from the $48 million paid into the state treasury by Penn State over the university's handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.


Florist spots Hyundai at light, helps catch shooting suspect

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 18:21

Todd Frady, left, and Debbie Dills of Frady's Florist in Kings Mountain, N.C., pose for a photo Thursday, June 18, 2015, after Dills called in the tip that ultimately led to the arrest of Dylann Storm Roof, the white man who police say killed people at a prayer meeting Wednesday at a black church in Charleston, S.C. Dills says she called Frady when she saw Roof driving, and Frady called a police officer he knew. (AP Photo/Steve Reed)KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Debbie Dills thought the black Hyundai next to her at a stoplight looked familiar — it had a South Carolina tag and a white decal on the front. Her heart raced when she saw the driver, the bowlcut-wearing white man who authorities say killed nine people in a black church in Charleston.


3 Los Angeles gangs indicted for uniting in conspiracy

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 18:10
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three rival Los Angeles gangs united in a rare alliance to conspire to control drug trafficking and carried out crimes that included murder and extortion, federal prosecutors said in announcing a racketeering indictment against 22 gang members.

Boy donates birthday money to slain officer's family

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 18:07
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy used his birthday party to give to the children of a slain Mississippi police officer.

Alleged SC gunman feared 'blacks were taking over the world,' friend says

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 17:58

Alleged SC gunman feared 'blacks were taking over the world,' friend saysA former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist.


FBI: 3 men plotted for months before cartoon contest attack

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 17:36

FILE - This undated law enforcement booking photo from the Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Department shows Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem. As federal prosecutors in Phoenix investigate whether more people might be involved, the case against 43-year-old Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem provides a window into how Kareem, Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi planned to attack major events, including the cartoon contest where Simpson and Soofi were killed by police May 3.(Maricopa County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)PHOENIX (AP) — Three friends from a Phoenix mosque were lighting off fireworks during a New Year's Eve celebration when authorities say they struck up a conversation about wanting to make pipe bombs.


AccuWeather: Turning Warmer and Brighter

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 17:24

 Warmer and Brighter TodayAccuWeather: Meteorologist Karen Rogers says the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill will bring a soaking over the weekend.


Wife killed in head-on crash while pursuing her husband in another vehicle

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 17:13

Wife killed in head-on crash while pursuing her husband in another vehicle, family saysFamily members say the wife was following her husband and his companion who were in another car when she struck a third vehicle head-on and died.