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Shooting reported at apartment in Hamilton Twp., Mercer County

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:25

Suspect in violent attack shot by police in Hamilton TownshipEmergency crews are on the scene of a reported shooting at an apartment building in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.


Coroner: 2005 post-Katrina police shooting was a homicide

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:22
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The death of a man shot by a police officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina was newly classified as a homicide Wednesday by the New Orleans coroner.

Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:21
BALTIMORE (AP) — More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were infected with venereal diseases.

4-alarm fire at apartment building in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:19

4-alarm fire at apartment building in TrentonA four alarm fire broke out inside an apartment building in Trenton.


Pittsburgh Diocese eliminating fees for marriage annulments

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:11
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Diocese of Pittsburgh has eliminated fees for annulments in keeping with comments by Pope Francis that the church should make it easier for some divorced Roman Catholics to remarry and receive other sacraments.

Hanging noose found at Duke University

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:09

Hanging noose found at Duke UniversityOfficials at Duke University cut down a noose hanging from a tree on campus early Wednesday morning.


Hot cars at the New York International Auto Show

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:06

The McLaren 570S Sport Series, the company's first sports market car derived from racing technology, is unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, Wednesday, April 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — The New York International Auto Show opens this week with a mix of mainstream sedans and glitzier models from automakers across the globe.


Felony indictments dismissed against former Va. legislator

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 06:02
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in a sex scandal involving a teenager will no longer face felony charges in the case.

Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from eastern Illinois jail

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:57

In this photo taken Feb. 27, 2015, Kamron T. Taylor, sits in a Kankakee County courtroom in Kankakee, Ill., after being convicted of murder. Authorities said Wednesday, April 1, 2015, that Taylor, who escaped from jail early Wednesday, may be traveling with a 15-year-old girl. The 23-year-old Taylor was awaiting sentencing when authorities say he beat a guard into unconsciousness, took his keys and uniform and sped off in his SUV. (AP Photo/The Daily Journal, Mike Voss)KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A man awaiting sentencing for murder escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesday after beating a guard into unconsciousness, taking his keys and uniform and speeding off in his SUV.


Officials: Couple bled to death in chain saw murder-suicide

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:54
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Philadelphia-area husband and wife bled to death in a murder-suicide in which a chain saw was used.

McDonald's joins Wal-Mart, Gap, other cos. in raising wages

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:50
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's said Wednesday it is raising pay for workers at restaurants that the company owns. Here's a look at all the big companies that recently have announced they are boosting hourly wages for their employees:

CLARIFICATION: Religious Freedom Laws

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:45
In a story March 31 about laws known as Religious Freedom Restoration Acts, The Associated Press reported that Douglas Laycock, a constitutional scholar at the University of Virginia Law School, expressed frustration that gay rights advocates criticizing the Indiana version of the law did not acknowledge that the laws had never successfully been used to override non-discrimination statutes. Laycock was then quoted saying, "I don't know if they don't know that, or whether they're pandering to their base." The story should have made clear that his comment was about Republican sponsors of the law who Laycock felt were wrongly promising that the laws would protect religious objectors from having to recognize gay marriage.

Vineland Police radio released of incident that ended in suspect's death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:44

Vineland Police radio released of incident that ended in suspect's deathA 32-year-old man died while in the custody of Vineland Police and now the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office and New Jersey State Police are investigating.


Coroner: 2005 post-Katrina police shooting was a homicide

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:31
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans' coroner has classified the death of a man shot by a police officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina as a homicide.

SEPTA police ID assault suspect

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:31

SEPTA police ID assault suspectSEPTA police say they have positively identified the suspect who assaulted a 60-year-old man on the Market-Frankford El.


Coroner rules that death of man fatally shot by New Orleans police after Katrina was homicide

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:29
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Coroner rules that death of man fatally shot by New Orleans police after Katrina was homicide.

Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:29

This March 2, 2015 photo shows the view looking south from the under-construction Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. With a slew of residential and hotel developments, Miami is embracing the notion that homes, like cars, handbags and jewelry, should carry luxe designer labels. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Florida (AP) — The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view.


Jury rejects Michigan man's Heinz ketchup packet patent suit

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:27

This photo shows Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets at a Robinson Township, Pa., fast food restaurant Monday, March 30, 2015. A Michigan food entrepreneur is trying to convince a federal court jury in Pittsburgh that his “Little Dipper” condiment package led the H.J. Heinz Co. to develop it’s Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal jury on Wednesday rejected a Michigan man's claims that a condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets in 2010.


Too much iced tea caused Arkansas man's kidney problems

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:26

This May 21, 2007 file photo shows a glass of iced tea in Concord, N.H. Doctors have traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every day. Black tea has the chemical oxalate which known to cause kidney stones or even kidney failure in excessive amounts. The man is on dialysis, perhaps for the rest of his life. The case report is in the Thursday, April 2, 2015 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day.


Evacuations after reported gas leak in Magnolia, NJ

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 04/02/2015 - 05:25

Evacuations after reported gas leak in Magnolia, NJResidents were evacuated after a reported gas leak in in Magnolia, Camden County.