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Philadelphia Council boosts property taxes to fund schools

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 22:06

Philadelphia Council boosts property taxes to fund schoolsPhiladelphia's City Council has approved a series of tax increases aimed at raising an additional $70 million for the schools.


Mom pleads guilty to riding on car roof with 5-year-old son

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 22:06
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman has pleaded guilty to riding with her 5-year-old son on the roof of a station wagon, holding onto the cargo rack as the vehicle traveled at least 50 mph.

Suspect charged with nine counts of murder in South Carolina shooting: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 22:05
(Reuters) - Dylann Roof has been charged with nine counts of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime in connection with the South Carolina church shooting, Charleston police said in a Twitter post on Friday.

Homeless man finds purse, returns it to poor mom with cancer

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:50
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A man living on the streets in central Pennsylvania has returned a lost purse containing nearly $400 to its owner — a single mother who is on welfare and battling brain cancer.

47 people become new U.S. citizens in Old City

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 21:39

47 people become new U.S. citizens in Old CityMore than 40 people from 28 different countries became American citizens in Old City and their stories are as different as they are inspiring.


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.