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Woman sentenced to prison for contaminating son's IV in Ohio

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:32
Candida Fluty, 35, a West Virginia resident, was seen on a hospital security video in January injecting something into the IV bag of her son, then age 9, causing him to run a fever. Fluty was charged in Hamilton County with two counts of felonious assault and two counts of felony child endangerment.

At least one dead after flooding, tornados hit Missouri

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:28
Missouri officials on Thursday said one person was dead and at least two more were missing after heavy rains, high winds and tornadoes raged across the state overnight. Emergency crews found the body of one person who appeared to have been swept from their vehicle in flash flooding south of St. Louis, Missouri Highway Patrol spokesman Al Nothum said. Floodwater also breached a levee near the small community of Festus, Missouri, south of St. Louis, flooding two mobile home parks and forcing water rescues for more than 60 people as up to six inches of rain fell overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

6 corrections officers injured during Arizona prison fight

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:25
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Corrections Department says six officers at a state prison complex received minor injuries while breaking up a fight between inmates.

Nevada Democrats brace for life after Reid's retirement

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:23
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Local and state officials gathered near Hoover Dam in April to celebrate the groundbreaking of a highway bypass that might ultimately become part of an interstate connecting Las Vegas with Phoenix.

Oklahoma county commissioner arrested on gun and drug charges

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:14
A county commissioner in rural Oklahoma and his wife have been arrested on suspicion of the illegal possession of a firearm and drugs, the Oklahoma State Board of Investigation said on Thursday. Doug Murrow, 47, commissioner of Alfalfa County, about 130 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, and his wife, Brandelynn, 37 were arrested on Wednesday, OSBI said. A judge released Doug Murrow on his own recognizance and set wife's bond at $5,000.

US regulator says Fiat Chrysler recall woes are widespread

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top U.S. auto safety regulator accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to provide timely and accurate recall information to her agency and said that customers also have problems getting accurate information.

Closing of Chicago trading pits: a requiem for family ties

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 01:04

Commodities Corn Broker Kelly King-Taylor poses for a photo on the Chicago Board of Trade grain trading floor in ChicagoThomas Cashman was not long out of law school when his dad, Tom, brought him to the Chicago Board of Trade soybean pit in 1994. Thomas, a third-generation CBOT trader now back practicing law and trading on the side, is a member of one of the better-known trading families in Chicago's 167-year history of futures trading. Over time, 24 Cashmans worked on the CBOT trading floor, all tracing their roots to the first Cashman on the floor: George, who came to the CBOT after high school in the late '40s.


AccuWeather: Showers Today, Mainly South

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:54

 Showers Today, Mainly SouthMeteorologist David Murphy says a thunderstorm is also possible. Most of the action will be in South Jersey and Delaware Today.


Dolphin jumps into California family's boat, breaks woman's ankles

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:53

Dolphin jumps into California family's boat, breaks woman's anklesA dolphin jumped into a boat with a California family on board, crashed into a woman and broke both her ankles.


Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:50

 No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy YardInvestigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.


Merkel's office invites US envoy to discuss latest spy claim

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:45

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2013 file picture the US flag flies on top of the US embassy in front of the Reichstag building that houses the German Parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, A German official says Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff has asked the U.S. ambassador for a meeting to discuss the latest reports of alleged U.S. spying on Germany. The official says chief of staff Peter Altmaier invited Ambassador John B. Emerson to the chancellery Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff asked the U.S. ambassador for a meeting Thursday to discuss the latest reports of alleged American spying on Germany and told him that German law must be adhered to, the German government said.


A look at 11 shark attacks off Carolinas in 2015

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:43

People surround and attend to a 68-year-old man that was bit by a shark in waist-deep water off Ocracoke Island, N.C., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The man suffered wounds to his ribcage, lower leg, hip and both hands as he tried to fight off the shark. (Laura I. Hefty via AP)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least 11 people have been attacked along the Carolinas coast this year, seven in North Carolina and four in South Carolina. Most of the attacks have occurred since June 11. The seven attacks in North Carolina are the most recorded in one year since the Florida Museum of Natural History's International Shark Attack File began keeping records 80 years ago. The highest previous total was five attacks in 2010.


Two San Francisco TV news crews attacked during live broadcast

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:22
Two San Francisco television news crews were attacked and robbed and a camera operator pistol-whipped while reporting on a homicide early on Thursday, in an incident that was partly captured on live TV, local media reported. Crews from local Bay Area stations KNTV and KTVU had equipment stolen, and the camera operator suffered a cut to his ear, according to reports by the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper and KNTV, the local NBC affiliate. The Chronicle reported that the attack began shortly after 6 a.m. and was caught live on KTVU as reporter Cara Liu was on the air.

Police identify victims of fiery crash on I-76

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:22

Police identify victims of fiery crash on I-76The front seat passenger, 25-year-old Demetrius Fung of Philadelphia, was the sole survivor of Wednesday's early morning crash that claimed 3 lives.


U.S. regulator says Fiat Chrysler misled agency on Takata recalls

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:17

People talk as they stand next to a logo of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in TurinWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV misled U.S. auto safety regulators about recall notifications to the owners of vehicles equipped with defective Takata Corp air bags, a U.S. safety recall analysts said on Thursday.


The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:33

Police tell members of the media to move near the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, Thursday, July 2, 2015. A lockdown was underway Thursday morning across the Washington Navy Yard campus after reports of shots fired, but a senior law enforcement official said those reports had not been confirmed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — 11:30 a.m.


Boy and woman wounded in Trenton shooting

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:25

Boy and woman wounded in Trenton shootingAn 11-year-old boy and a 21-year-old female were wounded after gunfire broke out in Trenton.


California cancer patient with amnesia identified by sister: NBC

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:53
(Reuters) - A woman with amnesia who has been undergoing cancer treatments since she was found semiconscious in Southern California has been identified by her sister after turning to social media in a bid to rekindle her memory and find her family, an NBC affiliate in San Diego reported on Thursday.

Men charged with stealing brass markers from RI graves

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:47
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Two men have been arrested in the theft of bronze markers from the graves of veterans in a Rhode Island cemetery.

Rainbow Facebook photos: Armchair activism or shifting tide?

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:47
NEW YORK (AP) — You may have noticed your Facebook friends getting considerably more colorful.