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Roadway damaged after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:32

Roadway damaged after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityOnly two lanes are getting by and officials say the road is damaged after a tractor trailer fire on the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


Lottery registration begins 12:01 a.m. Monday for SEPTA's papal visit passes

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:29

01 a.m. Monday for SEPTA's papal visit passesSEPTA's lottery registration will begin at 12:01 a.m. Monday for Regional Rail passes during the pope's visit to Philadelphia.


Bucks County couple drown in Maine

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:25

Bucks County couple drowns in MaineThe U.S. Coast Guard has recovered the bodies of a local husband and wife who apparently died while canoeing near Jonesport Maine over the weekend.


Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:19

This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop, Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway.


Tent collapse kills one, injures 15 at festival outside Chicago

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:15
Fifteen people were taken to hospital around 2.40 p.m., after the collapse at the city's annual Prairie Fest, the Wood Dale Police Department said. City resident Steven Nincic, 35, was killed in the incident, which is being investigated, police said. "Everybody started screaming, and we saw people falling," said 11-year-old Bella Salgado, who told the Daily Herald newspaper she and her brother rushed to the tent to take cover from the storm.

Man arrested in barricade situation in Strawberry Mansion

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:59

Man arrested in barricade situation in Strawberry MansionPolice say they arrested a man inside a home after a barricade situation in Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion.


2 women dead from suspected drug overdoses at music fest

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:35
POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Two women are dead from suspected drug overdoses after authorities say they collapsed at the HARD Summer music festival.

2 lanes open after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 09:25

Roadway damaged after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityTwo lanes are now open after a tractor trailer fire on the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:44

In this July 29, 2015, photo, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss Planned Parenthood. Republicans will likely lose the Aug. 3 Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group’s little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.


Kerry in Qatar to ease Arab concerns about Iran nuke deal

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 08:13

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry after their meeting at the foreign ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring. (Brendan Smialowski/Pool Photo via AP)DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Qatar talks with Arab officials whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal world powers have struck with Iran.


1 lane open after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:50

Roadway damaged after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityOne lane is now open after a tractor trailer fire on the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


Nine-year-old Kansas batboy critically injured by blow to head

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:48
A 9-year-old batboy for a Kansas baseball team was in critical condition on Sunday after being accidentally struck in the head by a player taking practice swings while waiting for his turn at the plate, a hospital official said. Kaiser Carlisle was knocked unconscious by a blow to the back of his head from a batter warming up during a game on Saturday in Wichita, bringing play to a halt as emergency medical personnel rushed onto the field, according to local television station KAKE-TV. Kaiser was serving as a batboy for the Bee Jays, a team from Liberal, Kansas, competing in the National Baseball Congress World Series, which consists of teams from 15 amateur and semi-professional leagues in the United States and Canada.

Truck fire closes NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City approaching Walt Whitman Br.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:44

Roadway damaged after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityA tractor trailer fire has closed the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


Residents complain of roach infestation in Bridesburg

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:21

Residents complain of roach infestation in BridesburgFrustrated residents in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section say they are dealing with an infestation of roaches.


Car crash, fire damages football field at Northeast High School

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:18

Car crash, fire damages football field at Northeast High SchoolA car crash and fire damaged part of the football field at Northeast High School in Philadelphia's Rhawnhurst section.


Cole Hamels thanks Phillies fans in full page ad

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:15

Cole Hamels thanks Phillies fans in full page adAt Sunday's Phillies game against the Braves, fans flocked to Citizens Bank Park, including one fan who isn't ready to let go of his Cole Hamels Phillies' jersey.


Residents complain of roach infestation in Bridesburg

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 07:13

Residents complain of roach infestation in BridesburgFrustrated residents in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section say they are dealing with an infestation of roaches.


Man goes overboard, spends 4 hours in water before rescue

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:48

Man goes overboard, spends 4 hours in water before rescueAuthorities say a man who went overboard from a vessel spent more than four hours in waters off the southern New Jersey coast before he was rescued by a passing boat.


Bomb blasts outside two New Mexico churches disrupt Sunday services

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:46
The first explosion blew up a mailbox near an administrative entrance to the Calvary Baptist Church as several worshipers gathered inside for Sunday morning prayers, and a second blast went off 20 minutes later in a trash can near the main entrance to Holy Cross Catholic Church, where services had just started, police said. The glass entryway to the second church was shattered, but there was little other damage to either church, and no injuries were reported, said Dan Trujillo, a spokesman for the Las Cruces Police Department. Both churches were closed after the blasts as law enforcement personnel searched for clues to the explosions.

Car slams into Petco store in Bensalem, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 06:37

Car slams into Petco store in Bensalem, Pa.Police say a female driver lost control and slammed her car into a Petco store in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.