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Stepdad accused of killing 9-week-old while mom in hospital

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 03:00
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been charged with killing his 9-week-old stepdaughter while her mother was in the hospital.

Woman's appeal for kidney donor on car window pays off

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 02:51
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman's decision to seek a kidney donor by putting a personal plea in bright yellow letters on her car has paid off.

1 of 2 victims of NYC explosion is officially identified

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 02:31

Rubble is moved Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the site of an apparent gas explosion that took place three days earlier in the East Village neighborhood of New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)NEW YORK (AP) — After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of an apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to the cause of the massive explosion and fire and investigated the possibility that someone might have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.


Accused murderer of missing New York boy will not testify: defense

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 02:28

Hernandez appears with his lawyer Fishbein in Manhattan Criminal Court in New YorkBy Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former grocery store worker accused of murdering a New York boy missing for decades will not testify in his own defense, his attorney said on Monday. Pedro Hernandez, 54, is on trial for kidnapping and murder in a case that hinges on his confession to police in 2012 that he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz, stuffed him in a box and left him in a New York alley. Patz vanished as he walked alone for the first time to a school bus stop in his Manhattan neighborhood on May 25, 1979. His disappearance sparked a national movement to find missing children, with his picture one of the first to appear on milk cartons.


Stepfather charged with murder in death of 9-week-old girl

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 02:28

Stepfather charged with murder in death of 9-week-old girlThe stepfather of a 9-week-old southern New Jersey girl has been charged with murder in her death.


Climbing temperatures end Southern California ski season

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 02:02
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Ski lifts are coming to an early stop in Southern California.

Jailed ex-New Orleans mayor gets more time for appeal briefs

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 01:50
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal public defenders have been granted more time to work on the appeal for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who is serving a 10-year sentence for corruption.

Key moments in death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 01:07
BOSTON (AP) — The defendant's startling admission on Day One that he did it. Tearful testimony from survivors who lost limbs. The boat. The white hat. As the prosecution rests, here's a look at some of the most compelling moments in the government's case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:

14 hurt, 2 seriously, in Brooklyn collision of bus, minivan

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 01:01
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a minivan has collided with a New York City bus, injuring 14 people, two of them seriously.

2 federal agents charged with stealing digital currency amid inquiry into online black market

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:48
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 2 federal agents charged with stealing digital currency amid inquiry into online black market.

Prosecutors lay out case against ex-undercover drug officers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:42

Prosecutors lay out case against ex-undercover drug officersFederal prosecutors in Philadelphia say six former undercover drug officers charged in a sweeping police corruption probe routinely broke into homes without search warrants and ransacked them to steal drugs, cash, and other valuables.


More dead goats found at farm of pair charged with cruelty

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:36

In this Jan.19, 2015 photo, an animal stands in a shed on the grounds of Butterfield Farm Co., in Cornwall, Conn., where more than 70 dead animals have been found since the state Department of Agriculture seized 74 sickly goats from the property in January. Tara Bryson and Michael Hearl, both of West Suffield, face prosecution on animal cruelty charges in Bantam Superior Court in Litchfield. They are free on bond. (AP Photo/The Register Citizen, Amanda Webster) MANDATORY CREDIT.CORNWALL, Conn. (AP) — The melting snow has revealed the frozen carcasses of more than a dozen more dead goats at a Cornwall, Connecticut, farm whose operators have been charged with animal cruelty.


Lincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:34

A Lincoln Continental concept car is shown at the New York International Auto Show, Monday, March 30, 2015, in New York. Thirteen years after the last Continental rolled off the assembly line, Ford Motor Co. is resurrecting its storied nameplate. The production version of the full-size sedan goes on sale next year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia.


Suspected drunk driver hits officer, 4 others during traffic stop in Falls Twp. crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:31

Suspected drunk driver hits officer, 4 others during traffic stop in Falls Twp. crashA police officer was among several people injured in a chain reaction crash in Falls Twp., Bucks County. Police believe the driver in the striking vehicle was intoxicated.


Exercising critically ill patients may help speed recovery

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:31

In this photo provided by the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, taken March 11, 2015 in the intensive care unit at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, physical therapist Katie Kellner helps patient Terry Culler do some exercises and briefly stand despite being hooked to a ventilator. There's increasing evidence that mild exercise may have its place even for the sickest ICU patients, and new animal research suggests it may target both muscles and lungs. (AP Photo/Warren Cameron Dennis III, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center)WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators.


2 dead in small plane crash in West Goshen

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:25

2 dead in small plane crash in West GoshenTwo people are confirmed dead after a small plane crashed in West Goshen, Chester County.


Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 00:09

In this Friday, March 6, 2015 photo, retired architect Steve Meadows poses for a photo at his home in the Venice area of Los Angeles. Meadows is angry that the brokerage industry is not held to the same high standards as his own industry. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.


Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:53

Matzos straight from the oven are loaded onto racks at the Streit's matzo factory in New York, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK (AP) — The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side — a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock."


4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching for 3 a.m. snack

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:52
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a.m. and getting on a transit bus in search of a snack.

Police: Man recorded women changing in Abington Target

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/30/2015 - 23:47

 Man recorded women changing in Abington TargetAbington Police have arrested a man who allegedly used a pen camera to record women inside a Target store changing room.