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Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:22

Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdownPenn State officials said a suspect is in custody following a lockdown at Hamilton Hall after a reported threat to two students Sunday evening.


St. Louis police: Officer fatally shoots KFC robbery suspect

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:19
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an officer fatally shot a suspect in an armed robbery of a St. Louis fast-food restaurant.

Search for 12 Marines from downed helicopters enters 3rd day

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:00

RETRANSMIT FOR IMPROVED TONING - A search vessel cruises the waters off the beach at Haleiwa, Hawaii, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Two Marine helicopters carrying 12 crew members collided off the island of Oahu during a nighttime training mission, and rescuers are searching a debris field in choppy waters, military officials said. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)HONOLULU (AP) — The ongoing search for 12 Marines who are missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii entered the third day with no plans Sunday to call off or suspend the massive effort, the Coast Guard said.


1 dead, 1 injured at North Philadelphia homeless shelter

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:58

1 dead, 1 injured at North Philadelphia homeless shelterPolice say a man who was evicted from a North Philadelphia homeless shelter returned Sunday morning with a gun, killing one employee and injuring another.


Man hospitalized after vehicle crashes on icy road in Torresdale

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:41

Man hospitalized after vehicle crashes on icy road in TorresdaleA man is hospitalized after an accident police said icy roads are to blame in the city's Torresdale section.


Utah police officer shot dead, another wounded during foot chase

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:14
Officer Doug Barney died after he was shot once and fellow officer Jon Richey was expected to survive after he was shot three times in Holladay, Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake Sheriff Jim Winder said at a news conference. Barney and Richey were among the police officers who chased on foot a man and woman after they fled the scene of a car crash at about 10 a.m. local time in the southeast suburb of Salt Lake City. The man suspect Corey Lee Henderson shot Barney in the head, killing him, during the pursuit, according to Winder.

Penn State dorm lockdown lifted, suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:53

Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdownPenn State officials said a suspect is in custody following a lockdown at Hamilton Hall Sunday after a reported threat to two students on campus.


Man reportedly shot while driving in Pleasantville

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:41

Man reportedly shot while driving in PleasantvilleAtlantic County authorities are investigating a shooting incident that left a man injured.


Man arrested in Dominican Republic police officer's death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:39
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a man wanted for the death of a police officer in the Dominican Republic has been arrested.

Police find 3 dead in house near SUNY Geneseo campus

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:27
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two college students and a former student at a house blocks from the SUNY Geneseo campus, about 35 miles south of Rochester.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:06

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, wipes away tears as President Barack Obama speaks about U.S. Marine and Flint Central High School graduate Amir Hekmati in regard to the release of American prisoners from Iran, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, while watching the nationally televised address at his office in Flint, Mich. Hekmati was taken prisoner August 2011. Kildee will travel to Germany Sunday with members of Hekmati's family to see him for the first time in more than four years. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


US Embassy says several Americans missing in Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:47

US Embassy says several Americans missing in IraqThe U.S. Embassy confirmed Sunday that "several" Americans have gone missing in Iraq, after local media reported that three Americans had been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital.


Americans freed by Iran begin journey home; deal took time

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:43

Americans freed by Iran begin journey home; deal took timeThe Americans imprisoned by Iran began their journey home Sunday, their friends and family awaiting emotional reunions, after delicate diplomatic negotiations that played out quietly in the shadows of international nuclear talks.


Locals welcome surprising, snowy Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:39

Locals welcome surprising, snowy SundayMany say the unexpected snowfall on Sunday was the perfect snow, picturesque and not sticking to the ground.


Police: Penn State dorm on lockdown after suspect threatens 2 students

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:23

Police ID suspect as father of students after threat prompts dorm lockdownPenn State officials say Hamilton Hall has been placed on lockdown following a reported threat to two students.


Get a grip on inequality, leaders urged in run-up to Davos

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:02
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world's political and business elite are being urged to do more than pay lip service to growing inequalities around the world as they head off for this week's World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

Details about 12 Marines missing in Hawaii helicopter crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:56

This photo taken in 2010 and provided by the Roche family, shows Capt. Kevin Roche. On Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, the U.S. Marine Corps released the names of the missing officers involved in a helicopter crash, including Roche. Two helicopters each carrying six Marines went down off Oahu's north shore late Thursday. The Coast Guard initially said the choppers collided. But Marine spokesman Capt. Timothy Irish says he's not sure they collided because an investigation into the crash hasn't been completed. (Roche Family via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps has released the names of 12 Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii. Here are their stories:


Judge from 1980s desegregation case found dead in law office

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:53
PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — A judge who made national headlines in the 1980s for defying a federal desegregation order has been found dead in his law office.

Family of 5 displaced in Juniata Park fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:46

Family of 5 displaced in Juniata Park fireA house fire in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia has left a family of five homeless.


Utah police officer, suspect dead in gunfire exchange

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:44

This undated photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Douglas Barney. Utah police officer Barney was killed Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer was killed Sunday after he was shot by a suspect who was later killed by police.