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Crime Fighters: Reward offered in Camden double murder

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:31

 Reward offered in Camden double murderTwo men were found shot and killed in a Camden house more than a year ago and now a reward is being offered to find their killer.


US Capitol lockdown lifted after man fatally shoots himself

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:28

US Capitol lockdown lifted after man fatally shoots himselfA precautionary lockdown of the U.S. Capitol was lifted after about two hours Saturday following a suicide by a man carrying a protest sign.


Colwyn PD: No money to fill police cruisers with gas

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:27

 No money to fill police cruisers with gasColwyn Police Department officials say their officers can't do their job because they don't have the money to put gas in their cruisers - and it all stems from fallout after the firing of Colwyn Borough Manager Paula Brown.


Warrant issued for mom accused of abandoning quadriplegic son in woods for days

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:25

Police arrest mom accused of abandoning quadriplegic son in woods for daysPolice say an arrest warrant has been issued for the mom who police say abandoned her quadriplegic son in the woods for several days to go visit her boyfriend in Maryland.


Suspect arrested in Center City jewelry store worker kidnapping

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:25

Suspect arrested in Center City jewelry store worker kidnappingAuthorities say one suspect has been arrested in South Carolina in connection to the kidnapping, beating and robbery of a jewelry store employee in Center City Philadelphia.


Capitol lockdown ends after man shoots himself dead

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:41

Police guard the U.S. Capitol grounds after a shooting took place, in WashingtonBy Tom Ramstack and Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man shot himself dead in front of the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, police said, sparking a temporary security lockdown at the complex on one of the busiest days for tourists in Washington. The man, who was wearing a backpack and had carried a rolling suitcase and a sign to the site, fired a single shot at himself, Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine told reporters. A bomb squad technician examined the suitcase and the backpack and officials later gave the all-clear, lifting the lockdown after more than two hours. Robert Bishop, a real estate developer from Annapolis, Maryland, who was visiting Washington and was at the scene of the shooting, said the man who killed himself had a sign that he thinks said, "Tax the 1 percent." The deadline for Americans to submit their tax returns is Wednesday.


DA: Pa. girl charged in mother's death should stay in adult jail

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:32

 Pa. girl charged in mother's death should stay in adult jailA prosecutor says a Pennsylvania eighth-grader accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend to have her mother killed should remain in adult jail while awaiting trial.


Minister: Shooting of black man by white officer racist

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:21
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop, a minister told hundreds who gathered Saturday for the funeral of Walter Scott.

Two-year old survives fall into cheetah pen at Cleveland zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:07
A two-year-old boy fell into a cheetah pen at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and hurt his leg after his mother dropped him but the wild predators in the enclosure did not approach him, zoo officials said on Saturday. The child's mother was holding him over an observation wall abutting the enclosure when she dropped him, said Metroparks Zoo spokeswoman Sanaa Julien. "The cheetahs made no attempt to interact with the child and parents at any time," Cleveland Metroparks Zoo executive director Christopher Kuhar said in a statement. The child, whose name was not released, was rescued from the enclosure and transported by ambulance to MetroHealth Hospital after sustaining a leg injury from the fall, according to a statement from Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Orphaned baby orangutan makes debut at Utah zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:48

Tuah, the five month-old Bornean orangutan looks on in the Great Ape Building at Utah's Hogle Zoo Friday, April 10, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Tuah's parents, Eve and Elijah, both passed away last fall; Eve just a few weeks after Tuah's birth. After four months of round-the-clock care from zookeepers and his older sister, an orphaned orangutan baby whose father gained national fame by correctly picking the Super Bowl winner seven straight years is ready to meet the public. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Fleece jackets, piles of hay, a fuzzy stuffed animal sloth and a lot of fruit were on Bobbi Gordon's shopping list when she became a surrogate mother to a big-eyed, spikey-haired little boy.


Toyota drives onto hood of another car in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:32

Toyota drives onto hood of another car in Los AngelesA Toyota Prius drove back onto the hood of another car off the northbound 101 Freeway at the Hollywood Boulevard off-ramp in California.


Toyota drives onto hood of another car in California

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 09:29

Toyota drives onto hood of another car in Los AngelesA Toyota Prius drove back onto the hood of another car off the northbound 101 Freeway at the Hollywood Boulevard off-ramp in California.


2 students charged in sexual attack on Florida beach

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 08:55
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Two college students have been charged with sexually attacking a woman on a crowded Florida beach filled with spring break revelers who apparently did nothing to stop it, authorities said.

Woman left quadriplegic son in woods in Philadelphia, police say

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 08:50
By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A mother abandoned her quadriplegic son in a wooded area of a Philadelphia park for nearly a week so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland, police said. The 21-year-old disabled man was found by a passerby on Friday night lying on leaves and covered by blankets with his wheelchair and Bible nearby, said Philadelphia police Lieutenant John Walker. She is still in Maryland, Walker said. Investigators believe the quadriplegic man may have been stuck in the woods since Monday.

Police: Woman left quadriplegic son in woods, visited lover

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 07:59
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman left her quadriplegic son, who has cerebral palsy, in the woods for several days and went to visit her boyfriend in Maryland, police said Saturday.

2-year-old injured after falling into cheetah exhibit at zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 07:42
CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say a 2-year-old boy is recovering after falling several feet into a cheetah exhibit at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Man charged in Kansas bomb plot called strange, troubled

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 07:04

This 2010 yearbook photo provided by Topeka Public Schools from a Topeka West High School shows John Booker. Booker, accused of planning a suicide attack at Fort Riley, was arrested Friday, April 10, 2015, while trying to arm what he thought was a bomb near the Kansas military base as part of a plot to support the Islamic State group, federal prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Topeka Public Schools)TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — John T. Booker Jr. struck others as strange or even troubled but also as a young man not shy about discussing his faith as a Muslim or debating Islamic philosophy at the Topeka mosque he attended. His name tag at his last job identified him as Muhammad.


Ex-Utah court clerk wins sex harassment suit against judge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 07:03
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Weber County court clerk has won a sexual harassment lawsuit against a former judge who wrote a love poem to her.

Pedestrian killed during wild San Francisco police chase

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 06:56
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Francisco, and the suspects involved were still on the loose Saturday.