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Denver police issue dozens of citations at pot events

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:08

Partygoers listen to music and smoke marijuana on one of several days of the annual 4/20 marijuana festival, in Denver's downtown Civic Center Park, Saturday April 18, 2015. The annual event is the second 4/20 marijuana celebration since retail marijuana stores began selling in January 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.


Police worry woman suspected in murder-abduction may flee

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 06:06
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Police are taking precautions to ensure a woman suspected of killing an Indiana mother in order to steal a 3-week-old infant doesn't flee a hospital in Texas where she is being treated for depression.

Empty chairs honor 168 victims of Oklahoma City bombing

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 05:34

Former President Bill Clinton, left, holds the hand of former state Rep. Susan Winchester, right, the chairman of the the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundations, during a ceremony for the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 19, 2015. Winchester lost her sister Dr. Peggy Clark in the bombing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.


Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:59
WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.

Heavy smoke spreading from fast-growing fire near Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:46
(Reuters) - Evacuation orders were lifted on Sunday for residents near a fast-moving brush fire east of Los Angeles that had threatened more than 200 homes overnight, even though heavy smoke was still menacing the area, fire department officials said. Residents sensitive to smoke were cautioned to stay inside as windy conditions blew the haze around the Prado Dam region, about an hour's drive east of Los Angeles in drought-stricken California. The smoke was affecting communities from Anaheim to Chino Hills and western San Bernardino County, said Captain Liz Brown of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CalFire).

Fire crews say parrots in burning house were calling for help

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:11

Fire crews say parrots in burning house were calling for helpFirefighters arriving at a burning house in Idaho on Friday say they heard what sounded like calls for help from inside.


Ohio woman's search for birth mother leads to co-worker

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:10

Ohio woman's search for birth mother leads to co-workerA 38-year-old woman's quest to find her birth mother ended in a surprising place - the company where she works.


Trial beginning for last 3 defendants in FAMU hazing case

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:59
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school's band.

Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:45

FILE - A sign posted at the front gate of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., is seen in this Friday, Sept., 21, 2007 file photo. Three people were shot and injured Saturday night April 18, 2015 at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter. The injuries were not life-threatening. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)DOVER, Del. (AP) — Three men were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.


Florida man who landed at U.S. Capitol thought he'd be intercepted

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:39

Gyro copter that was flown onto the grounds of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the west front lawn in WashingtonA Florida man who piloted a small gyro copter past major Washington, D.C. landmarks last week said on Sunday he had fully expected to be intercepted before he landed on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, creating a national security scare. Douglas Mark Hughes, 61, a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier, described his flight upon arriving home in Ruskin, Florida, early on Sunday. He recalled it being colder than he had expected flying from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to Washington, where the sight of the Washington Monument helped guide him to the Capitol grounds. He was allowed to return to Florida, but ordered to remain at home in detention until he is due back in Washington for a preliminary hearing on May 8.


Tornado, damaging storms strike U.S. Southeast

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:34
(Reuters) - Storms that damaged homes and toppled trees rolled through the U.S. Southeast on Sunday including a tornado in Alabama, and further severe weather is possible, the National Weather Service said. The tornado was spotted at 9:30 a.m. in Henry County, in southeastern Alabama, where several rail cars were overturned, the National Weather Service said. "There is a possibility of storms redeveloping this afternoon which could be strong and ... there could be another area of storms after midnight that could be severe," said Jason Davis, a National Weather Service meteorologist. A family sustained minor injuries on Sunday morning in the small town of Leesburg, Alabama where winds blew a tree onto their home, according to Ricky Adams, spokesman for the Alabama Emergency Management Agency.

Burglar reportedly stopped by souvenir bowling pin

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:16

Burglar reportedly stopped by souvenir bowling pinPolice say a homeowner was able to subdue a man who broke into a southwest suburban Romeoville home early Sunday.


Gyrocopter pilot frustrated message isn't getting through

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:15

A Capitol Police officer flashes a thumbs up after inspecting the small helicopter a man landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, astonishing spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center. Capitol Police didn't immediately identify the pilot or comment on his motive, but a Florida postal carrier named Doug Hughes took responsibility for the stunt on a website where he said he was delivering letters to all 535 members of Congress in order to draw attention to campaign finance corruption. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through.


Residents asked to stay inside because of Colorado fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 03:02
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Residents of a Colorado neighborhood are being asked to stay inside their homes because of heavy smoke from a fire.

2 shootings at Delaware State University, 3 injured

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 02:57

3 injured in Delaware State University shootingAuthorities say three people were wounded in a shooting on the campus of Delaware State University.


NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 02:38

FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during his meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, at the President's residence in Jerusalem. Cuomo, who visited Israel last year in a rare trip outside the U.S., has announced a series of overseas trade missions. He will be the first sitting American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation. Whether his trade mission generates anything more than headlines, however, remains to be seen.


Evacuation orders lifted near Southern California wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 02:34

Evacuation orders lifted near Southern California wildfireCooperative weather and the efforts of firefighters helped beat back flames Sunday that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam.


Crews battle 3-alarm fire in Norristown

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 02:23

Crews battle 3-alarm fire in NorristownFirefighters were called to a blaze in Norristown, Montgomery County.


Crews battle Norristown fire

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:59

Crews battle 3-alarm fire in NorristownFirefighters were called to a blaze in Norristown, Montgomery County.


Passenger raises over $97,000 for Uber driver dying of cancer

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:48

Passenger raises over $97,000 for Uber driver dying of cancerA dying man's effort to raise money for his family seems to be paying off.