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Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:32

Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safePolice say a 66-year-old woman who went missing from Southwest Philadelphia was found safe.


Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:32

Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safePolice say a 66-year-old woman who went missing from Southwest Philadelphia was found safe.


Utah mother of man fatally shot by police charged

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:28
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A Saratoga Springs woman whose son was fatally shot by police is facing criminal charges stemming from a confrontation with officers from the same department during an unrelated traffic stop.

Utah mother of man fatally shot by police charged

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:28
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A Saratoga Springs woman whose son was fatally shot by police is facing criminal charges stemming from a confrontation with officers from the same department during an unrelated traffic stop.

Teen, missing for 4 years, found safe behind false wall in Georgia home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 08:42

Teen, missing for 4 years, found safe behind false wall in Georgia homeA boy was reunited with his mother after calls to police led officers to his hidden location inside his father's home.


Local shoppers spend big with Small Business Saturday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 08:38

Local shoppers spend big with Small Business SaturdayWith Black Friday behind us, many local businesses are hoping that shoppers spend big with Small Business Saturday.


AP: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown, resigns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 07:53

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown, resignsThe Associated Press is reporting that Ferguson officer Darren Wilson has resigned in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.


Ferguson demonstrators begin 120-mile march to Missouri state capital

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 07:44

A protester burns an American flag outside the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Missouri (Reuters) - Activists in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday began a 120-mile march to the state capital to protest the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer, a case that has rekindled a national debate over U.S. race relations. The seven-day march to Jefferson City, organized by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, began with more than 150 people setting out from the Canfield Green Apartments, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed on Aug. 9 by Officer Darren Wilson. ...


Ferguson officer Darren Wilson who shot Michael Brown resigns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 07:43

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson who shot Michael Brown resignsFerguson officer Darren Wilson has resigned in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, his attorney said Saturday.


Attorney: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson resigns in wake of fatal shooting of Michael Brown

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 07:27
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Attorney: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson resigns in wake of fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

Taxes on $59M Montana island estate protested

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 07:23
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A California real estate investor wants the state of Montana to lower his property tax bill by reducing the assessed value of a home he built on an island in Flathead Lake from $41.8 million to $9.8 million.

Poster of missing Ohio St player shown before game

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:58

This photo taken on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 and provided by Ohio State university shows college football player Kosta Karageorge in Columbus, Ohio. The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared. A missing-person report filed with Columbus police Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, says Karageorge told his mother he was sorry if he was an embarrassment but concussions had his head messed up. The 6-foot-5 senior missed practice Wednesday and Thursday and has not been heard from. (AP Photo/Ohio State University, Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's football stadium went silent Saturday as an announcer called out the name of a missing football player while a police poster seeking information on his disappearance appeared on the scoreboard.


Small plane lands on busway; pilot uninjured

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:54
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot of a single-engine plane escaped injury after making an emergency landing on a new busway in Connecticut.

Police: 5 arrested after boy hidden inside home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:49

child was found in a homeJONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police found a 13-year-old boy hidden behind a false wall inside a home and arrested the boy's father and four other people who denied knowing anything about the teen, authorities said.


Obama buys 17 titles at independent bookstore

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:46

President Barack Obama, left, shops with his daughters, Sasha, center, and Malia, at Politics and Prose bookstore for "Small Business Saturday," on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tried to draw attention to independently owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, a day that is increasingly being marketed as one for deal-hungry consumers to remember to patronize these mom-and-pop outlets while doing their holiday shopping.


Teen shot in Wilmington charged with falsely reporting robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:25

Teen shot in Wilmington charged with falsely reporting robberyWilmington police say a 15-year-old boy who reported being shot during a robbery actually shot himself, and is now facing charges.


Police: NJ man fled crash to avoid yelling girlfriend

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:11

 NJ man fled crash to avoid yelling girlfriendPolice in New Jersey say a man told officers he fled the scene of an auto accident because he "didn't want to deal with his girlfriend yelling at him."


Group demands Washington decrease wolf population

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 06:06
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A billboard campaign in Washington state aims to reignite a debate that splits the Pacific Northwest: Do wolves belong?

Ferguson lesson: Police can better calm situations

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 05:52

FILE- In this Aug. 9, 2014 photo, police officers stand near a crowd gathering by the scene where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Departments around the country have in recent years stepped up their training in "de-escalation" — the art of defusing a tense situation with a word or a gesture instead of being confrontational or reaching for a weapon. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson, File)SEATTLE (AP) — The grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was focused on whether he might have acted in self-defense when he shot and killed unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Teen missing four years found alive, hidden behind wall near Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 05:52

child was found in a homeBy Richard McKay JONESBORO, Ga. (Reuters) - A 13-year-old boy who had been reported missing four years ago was discovered alive, hidden behind a fake wall of a home near Atlanta, Georgia, and reunited with his mother early on Saturday, police said. Five people living in the home in Jonesboro, 17 miles (28 km) south of Atlanta, were taken into custody, among them the boy's father, Gregory Jean, 37, and an adult female, said Sergeant Kevin Hughes of the Clayton County police. ...