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Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:49

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:49

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Officer hurt, homicide suspect dead in NE Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:41

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Officer hurt, homicide suspect dead in NE Philadelphia shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:41

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


Turkey briefly blocks access to Twitter over bombing images

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:35
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey briefly blocked access to Twitter on Wednesday to prevent images of Monday's deadly bombing from being broadcast and to stop Twitter users from calling for protests against the government, which they blamed for not doing enough to prevent the attack, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

Turkey briefly blocks access to Twitter over bombing images

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:35
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey briefly blocked access to Twitter on Wednesday to prevent images of Monday's deadly bombing from being broadcast and to stop Twitter users from calling for protests against the government, which they blamed for not doing enough to prevent the attack, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

52-story tower proposed on former Trump site in Tampa

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:31
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ten years after Donald Trump announced plans for a 52-story tower on the Hillsborough River, a developer has filed plans for a 52-story tower on the same site.

Police officer hurt, suspect dead in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:24

Suspect in pregnant woman's death killed, officer wounded in Northeast Philadelphia shootingPPolice say 26-year-old Devon Guisherd was wanted for the death of a pregnant woman last year. The wounded officer who was protected by a bulletproof vest has been released from the hospital.


'Bicycle bandit' suspect wants trial moved

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:23
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man accused of being the "bicycle bandit" who fled a dozen Virginia bank robberies on two wheels wants his trial moved after his high-profile alleged escape.

Drone seized in Poland after near-collision with plane

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 21:19
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish authorities confiscated a drone and questioned a man after a Lufthansa passenger plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with a flying object, police said Wednesday.

Police: Man drove drunk, carried box of beer on lawn tractor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:58
WASHINGTONVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State troopers say they had to use a rope to corral a man who was driving drunk on his lawn mower with a box of beer.

U.S. team in Jordan to interrogate uncle of Tennessee shooter: lawyer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:45

U.S. flag flies alongside a sign in honor of the four Marines killed in Chattanooga, TennesseeU.S. investigators are in Jordan to interrogate the Jordanian-American uncle of a suspect in the fatal shooting of five U.S. servicemen in Tennessee last week, the uncle's lawyer said on Wednesday. The suspected gunman, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, was killed in a gunfight with police on July 16 after he sprayed gunfire at a military recruitment center in Chattanooga and then at a nearby Naval Reserve Center. The engineer's family say he had long-standing psychological and substance abuse issues and was taken to stay with his uncle, Assad Ibrahim Abdulazeez Haj Ali, in Amman for a short visit last year to help his recovery.


Massive fire burning in warehouse in North Brunswick, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:32

Massive fire burning in warehouse in North Brunswick, N.J.A raging warehouse fire in North Brunswick, N.J, Wednesday morning is having an impact on a major highway and prompting some local evacuations.


'Ragtime' author E.L. Doctorow dies in New York at 84

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:32

FILE - In this April 27, 2004, file photo, American author E.L. Doctorow smiles during an interview in his office at New York University in New York. According to Doctorow's son Richard, the author died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in New York from complications of lung cancer. He was 84. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Few minds were as playful and as serious as E.L. Doctorow's.


Massive fire burning in warehouse in North Brunswick, N.J.

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 19:13

Massive fire burning in warehouse in North Brunswick, N.J.A raging warehouse fire in North Brunswick, N.J, Wednesday morning is having an impact on a major highway and prompting some local evacuations.


Phila. police officer hurt in Northeast Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 19:12

Police officer hurt, suspect dead in Northeast PhiladelphiaA Philadelphia police officer is hospitalized after being injured while serving a warrant in Northeast Philadelphia.


Parishioners in Massachusetts church standoff to make case in court

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 19:07
Parishioners of a Massachusetts Roman Catholic church who have staged a decade-long vigil intended to stop the Boston archdiocese from closing it are due to argue their case in a state appeals court on Wednesday. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is the last of a half-dozen Boston-area churches that parishioners have occupied 24 hours a day, seven days a week, since 2004 when the archdiocese listed it among some 70 parishes to be closed in a restructuring. The Boston Archdiocese ordered the closure of the church, located on a 30-acre (12-hectare) plot of land on the waterfront in Scituate, about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Boston, in a round of cost-cutting dating to the early days of the clergy sex abuse scandal.

Jersey Shore storm: Boats damaged, police vehicles hit by lightning

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 18:51

 Boats damaged, police vehicles hit by lightningBeach patrol boats were blown to smithereens by a fast-moving storm that took everyone by surprise.


Body discovered in Delaware River, believed to be missing swimmer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 18:51

Body discovered in Delaware River, believed to be missing swimmerThe body of a man has been discovered in the Delaware River in Bristol, Bucks County days after a swimmer went missing in the same area.


Gunman sought in Kensington shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 18:32

Gunman sought in Kensington shootingPhiladelphia police are looking for the gunman who shot and wounded a 29-year-old man in the Kensington section.