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San Francisco burglary suspect hospitalized after jumping from building following rooftop chase

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 10:26

San Francisco burglary suspect hospitalized after jumping from building following rooftop chaseA burglar crashed down onto a car after a rooftop chase in Nob Hill early Saturday morning.


Hurricane forecasting pioneer William Gray dies at 86

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 10:15
William Gray, a pioneer in hurricane forecasting at Colorado State University and a skeptic of the science behind human-made global warming models, died on Saturday, the school said in a statement. Gray died peacefully at his home in Fort Collins, Colorado, surrounded by his family, the university said. He was 86. In 1984, Gray and his team of researcher and graduate students at CSU began predicting the frequency and severity of hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin, which continues today.

Student group wants UC chancellor to quit over PR spending

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 10:02

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, University of California, Davis Police Lt. John Pike uses pepper spray to move Occupy UC Davis protesters while blocking their exit from the school's quad in Davis, Calif. The Sacramento Bee reports that a spokesman for UC Davis says Pike's employment with the university ended Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Pike had been on paid leave since the incident last November. (AP Photo/The Enterprise, Wayne Tilcock, File) MANDATORY CREDITDAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The association that represents 240,000 University of California students statewide is calling for the head of the UC Davis to step down over the school's public relations spending to clean up the university's online image.


Police: 5-year-old boy shot, killed sister, 4, inside Kensington home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:58

 5-year-old sibling shot, killed sister, 4, inside Kensington homePolice say a 4-year-old girl was shot and killed by her 5-year-old brother with their mother's boyfriend's gun.


Firefighters battle 3-alarm blaze at apartments in Pine Hill, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:37

1 injured in 3-alarm blaze at apartment complex in Pine Hill, N.J.Fire crews are battling a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Camden County.


Stephen Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff opener

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:28

Stephen Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff openerStephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop from every angle with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their playoff opener.


Police: Woman left infant in hot car for strip club audition

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:23
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A woman and her friend are facing charges after they left her infant in a hot car outside a strip club where she was auditioning.

Fire crews battle blaze at Camden County apartment complex

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:19

1 injured in 3-alarm blaze at apartment complex in Pine Hill, N.J.Fire crews are battling a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in Camden County.


Powerful, 7.8-magnitude quake hits Ecuador's central coast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 09:04

7.8-magnitude earthquake kills at least 28 in EcuadorA powerful, 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook Ecuador's central coast on Saturday, cracking buildings and rattling homes as far away as the capital of Quito.


Powerful, 7.4-magnitude quake hits Ecuador's central coast

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 08:48

7.8-magnitude earthquake kills at least 28 in EcuadorA powerful, 7.4-magnitude earthquake has hit Ecuador's central coast, with the temblor being felt as far away as the capital, where people fled shaking buildings.


Virginia marks 9th anniversary of Tech shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 08:38

Virginia marks 9th anniversary of Tech shootingVirginia is marking the ninth anniversary of the shooting at Virginia Tech.


Discovery of cars sheds no light on missing Washington state couple

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:57
Patrick Shunn, 45, and his wife Monique Patenaude, 46, were reporting missing by neighbors on Tuesday, a disappearance that the Snohomish County Sheriff's officials termed suspicious. Patenaude was last seen on Monday afternoon near the couple's home in Arlington, Washington, about 40 miles north of Seattle. On Thursday, a search and rescue helicopter spotted the Land Rover and Jeep belonging to Shunn and Patenaude about 200 feet apart down an embankment near Oso, Washington, some 10 miles from Arlington.

California woman dies after being run over by her mom's car

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:15
SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman died after a car driven by her mother ran over her while they were fighting, police said Saturday.

Police search for leads in Camden alley shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:15

Police search for leads in Camden alley shootingPolice in Camden are searching for leads in an overnight shooting.


No serious injuries after helicopter crashes near Baltimore

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:13

This photo provided by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, officials work the scene after helicopter carrying workers who were inspecting power lines crashed near Baltimore's airport Saturday, April 16, 2016. None of the people reported serious injuries but were taken to the hospital as a precaution, state police said. (Anne Arundel County Fire Department via AP) MANDATORY CREDITBALTIMORE (AP) — No one was seriously injured after a helicopter carrying workers who were inspecting power lines crashed near Baltimore's airport Saturday, authorities said.


Victim shot 12 times outside North Philadelphia bar, police say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:11

Victim shot 12 times outside North Philadelphia bar, police sayDetectives are hoping the bar's customers will help them determine who shot the 23-year-old man and why.


No change a year after Freddie Gray's death, marchers say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:09
BALTIMORE (AP) — Dozens of people marched Saturday in Baltimore to mark the anniversary of the death of Freddie Gray.

100 days, counting until DNC comes to Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 07:07

100 days, counting until DNC comes to PhiladelphiaAn official countdown clock outside the National Constitution Center unveiled 100 days and counting until the Democratic National Convention.


4-year-old girl shot, killed in Kensington home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 06:59

 5-year-old sibling shot, killed sister, 4, inside Kensington homePolice say the child was shot once in the chest, and was pronounced dead at the scene.


Mother, father, 3 children killed in suburban duplex fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 06:45
BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) — A fire at a suburban duplex has killed a mother, a father and their three children.