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Hunter dies after accidentally shooting himself in West Windsor Township

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:33

Hunter dies after accidentally shooting himself in West Windsor TownshipAuthorities say a New Jersey goose hunter, who was out with his father, died after he accidentally shot himself in the head and neck.


U.S. Army base in Texas lifts lockdown after suspicious vehicle found

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:29
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A brief lockdown at a U.S Army base in San Antonio was lifted after officials detained a man on Sunday in what a military spokesman described as a "high-security incident," while adding there was no threat. One person remained under arrest at Fort Sam Houston after a suspicious vehicle was found in the middle of the post, spokesman Alex Delgado said. "There were no other passengers in the vehicle and emergency personnel report no other individuals are suspected of being involved," Delgado said. The base is the home of the U.S. ...

Police: Mother who shot 3 children in Tabernacle dies

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:25

 Mother who shot 3 children in Tabernacle diesState Police say the mother believed to have shot three children in an attempted murder-suicide in Tabernacle, New Jersey has died.


Woman found dead outside warehouse in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:25

Woman found dead outside warehouse in South PhiladelphiaAuthorities say a woman was found dead on the side of a warehouse near a busy area of South Philadelphia.


2 teens shot in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:24

2 teens shot in North PhiladelphiaPolice are investigating a shooting that wounded two teenagers in North Philadelphia.


Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:21
NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested the parents of a 9-month-old girl who was hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City.

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:18
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.

2 hospitalized after Chicago building collapse

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:42
CHICAGO (AP) — Two women and a dog have been rescued after a building collapsed on Chicago's South Side, and authorities are conducting a search of the rubble even though they don't believe anyone else was inside.

Crews rescue two women in Chicago apartment collapse

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:30
(Reuters) - Search-and-rescue crews pulled two women and a dog from the rubble of a collapsed Chicago apartment building on Sunday night and were searching for more victims, fire officials said. The women, one in her 70s and another believed to be a young adult, were taken to hospital while about 100 fire personnel searched for others, Deputy District Chief Jeff Lyle of the Chicago Fire Department said. Fire officials believe there are no more trapped victims but are continuing their search to make sure, Lyle said. "We have a three-story residential building that pancaked," Lyle said. ...

San Jose police arrest man after airport chase

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:58
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say breached security and commandeered an airport work truck at the San Jose airport.

Mumia Abu-Jamal curriculum reinstated in California school district

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:31

Mumia Abu-Jamal curriculum reinstated in California school districtA school district in California is reinstating a controversial curriculum - an optional lesson on convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Abu-Jamal is currently serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer.


10 Things to Know for Monday

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:11

Ray Mills, left, and Londrelle Hall pause before a memorial in the middle of a street Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, more than three months after a black 18-year-old was shot and killed there by a white policeman in Ferguson, Mo. The two men spent 20 days running from their home in Atlanta in an effort to raise awareness of the shooting. Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:


1 killed, 2 injured in Bear, Delaware crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:04

1 killed, 2 injured in Bear, Delaware crashOne person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a collision in Bear, Delaware.


Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:28

Erie County Holding Center corrections officer carries sandbags as he directs inmates to create sandbags to prepare for possible flooding following a massive snow storm in WilliamsvilleBy Mark Blinch BUFFALO (Reuters) - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow. Creeks appeared to be flowing smoothly and no flooding had been reported as the sun began to go down, county officials said. More than 775 members of the New York National Guard were in Erie County and Buffalo to help with flood prevention after days of work to clear roads and dig homes and cars out of the record snow from a storm that killed 13 people. ...


Police fall victim to swatting hoax in Wallingford

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:05

Police fall victim to swatting hoax in WallingfordPolice in Wallingford, Delaware County became the victims of a frightening hoax known as swatting.


Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:56

Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonusPilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus - that is, until the airline wanted the money back


Woman found naked, dead outside warehouse in South Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:39

Woman found dead outside warehouse in South PhiladelphiaAuthorities say a woman was found dead, naked and with a trash bag around her head on the side of a warehouse near a busy area of South Philadelphia.


Home invasion arrest, man caught with stolen TV

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:28

Home invasion arrest, man caught with stolen TVPolice arrested a suspect for a home invasion in the Frankford section of Philadelphia after they caught the man with a stolen TV.


Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:12

FILE - In this July 6, 2009 file photo, former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry attends a news conference in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.


Man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:09

This photo shows a home where authorities said a gunman set his house on fire and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Tallahasse, Fla. Authorities say the gunman was killed by police. It was not immediately known whether anyone was in the house when it was set on fire. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who set his house on fire and ambushed responding police officers held "anti-government, anti-establishment" views and had previously threatened law enforcement, authorities said Sunday.