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4 wounded in 2 Seattle shootings

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 06:10
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are increasing patrols after two shootings early Saturday morning left four people injured, including one person with serious injuries.

North Florida school board supports transgender bathroom ban

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 06:04
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A school board in north Florida plans to restrict access to school bathrooms based on a person's biological gender.

Teenager says Uber driver sexually assaulted her

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 06:00
HONOLULU (AP) — A man who worked as an Uber driver is charged in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old passenger in Hawaii.

Man charged with DUI after pedestrian struck in Burlington County

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:53

Man charged with DWI after pedestrian struck in Burlington CountyPolice say a man has been charged with DWI after an auto pedestrian accident in Burlington County.


Mourners urged to remember slain University of Texas student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:48
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — The family of a slain 18-year-old University of Texas student urged mourners at a funeral on Saturday to remember the young woman's joyful life, not just the way it ended.

The Latest: Daughter: Mom was with me during dad's rampage

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:44

This undated photo provided by courtesy of WRDW/WAGT Augusta and Columbia County Sheriff's Office shows Wayne Anthony Hawes. Georgia authorities say a man suspected in two shootings that left multiple people dead has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Captain Andy Shedd with the Columbia County Sheriff's office says 50-year-old Hawes' body was recovered Saturday by authorities in his northeastern Georgia home. (WRDW/WAGT Augusta/Columbia County Sheriff's Office via AP)APPLING, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in Georgia that left five people dead, plus a suspect who apparently killed himself (all times local):


Skeletal remains found near Pennsauken river

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:16

Volunteers discover human remains in Pennsauken riverCamden County authorities are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains along the Cooper River in Pennsauken.


JetBlue attendant pleads not guilty to cocaine charge

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:06
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A JetBlue flight attendant accused of trying to sneak a suitcase full of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge.

Video shows Chicago officer slamming woman who had hands up

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:01
CHICAGO (AP) — Newly released dashcam video shows a Chicago police officer slamming an unarmed robbery suspect to the ground after she got out of a car with her hands up.

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside Alabama dance hall

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 04:57
Tarabien Cobb, 33, was taken into custody with the assistance of officers from the U.S. Marshal Service after the shooting at about 2 a.m. in Auburn, a university town about 110 miles southeast of Birmingham, police said in a statement. Police said the incident started as an altercation inside the dance hall before spilling into the parking lot and erupting in gunfire.

Death penalty sought for Ohio trucker accused in 4 slayings

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 04:43
CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a Cleveland truck driver accused in the slayings of four people.

Skeletal remains found in Pennsauken river

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 04:23

Skeletal remains found near Pennsauken riverCamden County authorities are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains along the Cooper River in Pennsauken.


Officials: No injuries, no spill when freight train derails

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:58
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured and nothing was spilled after some freight train cars derailed in New Jersey.

Pasadena woman in hours-long chase strips naked on street, arrested

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:58

Pasadena woman in hours-long chase strips naked on street, arrestedIt was a wild end to an hours-long pursuit as a female suspect was arrested overnight after stripping naked on the street in downtown Los Angeles.


'He was family': Music star Prince stayed home in Minnesota

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:50

In this May 2, 1990 photo Prince performs a benefit concert for the family of Charles (Big Chick) Huntsberry in Minneapolis. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bob Dylan left Minnesota, but Prince never did.


Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea discovered months later

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:48
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The parents of one of two teenagers lost at sea last summer say their boat and an iPhone has been found.

Person in custody after 13 vehicles tires slashed in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:44

Person in custody after 13 vehicles tires slashed in South PhiladelphiaNeighbor calls police after witnessing suspect slashing tires.


City officials support legislation that would preserve wildlife corridors in LA

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:40

City officials support legislation that would preserve wildlife corridors in LAThe Los Angeles City Council took an important step forward this week to protect wildlife. The ultimate goal is to create wildlife corridors in the eastern Santa Monica Mountains and a key part is keeping developers in check.


School board votes to restrict transgender bathroom choices

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:32
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A school board in north Florida plans to restrict access to school bathrooms based on a person's biological gender.

Fire forces family from Camden County home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 03:20

Fire forces family from Camden County homeA Waterford Township, New Jersey family had to leave their home to escape flames early Saturday morning.