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VIDEO: Lower Merion senior Kobe Bryant asked about NBA Draft, Michael Jordan

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:49

 Lower Merion senior Kobe Bryant asked about NBA Draft, Michael JordanKobe Bryant will walk off the basketball court one last time tonight ending a 20 year NBA career.


Judge orders Texas 'affluenza' teen to nearly 2 years' jail

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:45

Judge orders Texas 'affluenza' teen to nearly 2 years' jailThe Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck must serve nearly two years in jail, a judge ordered Wednesday.


Father shot, carjacked while picking up son in West Kensington ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:35

Father shot, carjacked while picking up son in West Kensington ID'dThe 35-year-old father who is in critical condition after being carjacked and shot while waiting to pick up his 13-year-old son has been identified.


Father shot, carjacked while picking up son in West Kensington

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:33

Father shot, carjacked while picking up son in West Kensington ID'dA 35-year-old father is in critical condition after being carjacked and shot while waiting to pick up his 13-year-old son.


The Latest: Texas 'affluenza' teen jailed for nearly 2 years

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:32

File - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, Ethan Couch is led by sheriff deputies after a juvenile court for a hearing in Fort Worth, Texas. Couch, a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense following a deadly drunken-driving wreck, will appear Wednesday, April 12, before a Fort Worth judge who could order more jail time as part of the conditions of his adult probation. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the case of "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch(all times local):


Texas teen who used 'affluenza' defense in deadly wreck gets nearly two years in jail

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:26
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas teen who used 'affluenza' defense in deadly wreck gets nearly two years in jail.

Trial for accused Charleston church shooter delayed to January

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:25

Dylann Roof, charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston last month, listens to the proceedings with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center in CharlestonBy Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge on Wednesday delayed the murder trial of the accused gunman in last summer's Charleston church massacre by six months and rescheduled the proceedings for Jan. 17, 2017. Judge J.C. Nicholson told a court hearing he had been obliged to push back the trial from its planned start date in July because defense lawyers said a doctor needs two to six months to conduct psychiatric testing of 22-year-old defendant Dylann Roof. Roof is accused of opening fire on June 17, 2015, during a bible study session at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and killing nine parishioners, including pastor state Senator Clementa Pinckney, in a crime that shocked the nation.


Prison for ex-NYPD cop who randomly fired 14 shots into car

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:22
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York Police Department officer who randomly fired 14 shots into another car after downing 10 alcoholic beverages while off-duty was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison.

NYPD reassigns another high-level chief amid federal probe

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:16
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officials have reassigned another high-ranking officer amid a federal probe into whether officers accepted gifts from businessmen with ties to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

3 charged in shooting at police station held 30 more days

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:10
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Three brothers charged in a shooting outside a police station that led to an officer's death will be held in jail for another 30 days.

GOP befriends airline passengers _ up to a point

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:06

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2015 file photo, travelers wait to go through a security checkpoint at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship.


Man who asked deputy to fix computer faces child porn counts

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 00:03
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man is facing child porn charges after asking a sheriff's deputy to fix his computer.

Fact sheet: 2016 Scion iA

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:56

FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, the 2016 Toyota Scion iA sedan is on display at the New York International Auto Show. The Scion iA is all new and a inexpensive sedan version of the Mazda2 that impresses with standout handling, top fuel economy, a long list of standard amenities and noteworthy safety equipment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)2016 Scion iA


Last Scion-branded iA sedan is inexpensive, sporty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:56

FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, the 2016 Toyota Scion iA sedan is on display at the New York International Auto Show. The Scion iA is all new and a inexpensive sedan version of the Mazda2 that impresses with standout handling, top fuel economy, a long list of standard amenities and noteworthy safety equipment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)The Scion brand is going away, but there's still time to get a 2016 iA, an inexpensive sedan with impressive handling, top fuel mileage and surprising standard features.


Two Kansas 6-year-old boys take pickup truck for joyride

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:55
(Reuters) - Two Kansas 6-year-old boys took a pickup truck on a joyride, hitting cars, a mailbox and plowing through yards before police could catch up with them, officials said on Wednesday.

8th-grade girl stabs classmate with scissors at school

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:46
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia School District says an eighth-grade girl stabbed another eighth-grade girl with scissors at their elementary school.

Jurors acquit Baltimore officer in punching of detainee

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:43
BALTIMORE (AP) — The attorney for a Baltimore police officer who punched a handcuffed detainee in 2014 says his client has been acquitted of assault.

Ex-coal chief asks higher court to stay free pending appeal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:38
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former coal company executive is asking an appeals court if he can remain free while appealing a case that dealt him a prison sentence.

Governor wants to change, but not scrap, North Carolina law

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:22

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks during an interview at the Governor's mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 12, 2016. McCrory says he wants to change a new state law that prevents people from suing over discrimination in state court, but he's not challenging a measure regarding bathroom access for transgender people. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is asking lawmakers to change part of a state law criticized for its anti-discrimination policies, but he sees no need for a wholesale repeal or reversal of its provisions on transgender bathroom access.


Prosecutor: White N. Carolina officer shot armed black man in self-defense, won't be charged

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 23:20
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutor: White N. Carolina officer shot armed black man in self-defense, won't be charged.