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Suspect in custody after man killed in Feltonville shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:33

Suspect in custody after man killed in Feltonville shootingPolice say one person is in custody after a shooting that left a man dead in the city's Feltonville section.


West Philadelphia shooting leaves man hospitalized

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:33

West Philadelphia shooting leaves man hospitalizedA man is hospitalized after a shooting in West Philadelphia.


Sheriff launches internal probe of escape of 3 jail inmates

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:23
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County's sheriff has formally announced an internal administrative investigation of how three violent inmates broke out of a Southern California jail.

Mayor Kenney endorses State Rep. Dwight Evans for Congress

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:23

Mayor Kenney endorses State Rep. Dwight Evans for CongressPhiladelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has endorsed State Rep. Dwight Evans to unseat Congressman Chaka Fattah in the Democratic Primary.


Teen gang members charged in Los Angeles park killings

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:20

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti take questions about the bodies found at a park, during a news conference at LAPD headquarters in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, on the investigation into the killings of Gabriela Calzada, 19, and Briana Gallegos, 17, whose bodies were found in Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights on Oct. 28, 2015. Two teenagers, Jose Antonio Echeverria, 18, and Dallas Stone Pineda, 17, were charged Thursday in the double murder. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two teenage gang members have been charged with murdering a 19-year-old woman and her 17-year-old friend last fall in a Los Angeles park and leaving their bodies just off a popular hiking trail where a woman walking her dog found them.


Hawaii lawmakers kill vaccine bill after heated debate

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:18

Sen. Rosalyn Baker listens to people voice concerns about a bill that would have made it easier for the Hawaii Department of Health to adopt federal vaccine rules during a committee hearing at the Hawaii State Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marina Riker)HONOLULU (AP) — After listening to Hawaii residents speak out against vaccines and saying they cause everything from autism to the Zika virus, Hawaii lawmakers killed a bill to speed up the state's process for adopting federal vaccination guidelines.


Pentagon chief pledges $1 billion boost for U.S. Air Force training

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:17

U.S. Secretary of Defense Carter thanks the crowd at the Economic Club of WashingtonThe Pentagon's fiscal 2017 budget will propose a $1 billion boost in spending on advanced training for the U.S. Air Force over the next five years, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday. Carter said the extra funding would pay for at least 34 major air combat training exercises at Nellis Air Force Base and other ranges, helping prepare U.S. forces for a variety of missions from counterinsurgency operations to conflicts with technologically advanced enemies.


Man killed in Feltonville shooting; suspect in custody

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:12

Suspect in custody after man killed in Feltonville shootingPolice say one person is in custody after a shooting that left a man dead in the city's Feltonville section.


Budweiser Clydesdales hoof it through downtown San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:11

Budweiser Clydesdales hoof it through downtown San FranciscoSome might say the Super Bowl is a dog and pony show, but in San Francisco, it was a show of prized Clydesdales.


3 arrested, 1 hospitalized after Feltonville police chase

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:09

3 arrested, 1 hospitalized after Feltonville police chaseThree people are in custody and one person is hospitalized after a brief police chase in the city's Feltonville section.


New Jersey Democrats want $15 an hour minimum wage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:01

New Jersey Democrats want $15 an hour minimum wageDemocratic leaders want to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour.


Man found stabbed in Ogontz home

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 13:00

Man found stabbed in Ogontz homePhiladelphia police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed in the city's Ogontz section.


AccuWeather: Watch for snow during Friday morning commute

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:58

 Watch for snow during Friday morning commuteMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking wet snow to hit part of the area during the Friday morning commute.


2 NYPD officers shot at Bronx housing project

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:56

2 NYPD officers shot at Bronx housing projectTwo New York City police officers shot Thursday night in the Bronx are expected to survive, and investigators said they believe they have all suspects in custody.


Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:53

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," "Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said.


AP FACT CHECK: Dems in New Hampshire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:50

Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, shakes hands as they greet the audience before the audience before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has poured into her White House effort. Bernie Sanders once again mischaracterized the share of the wealth taken by the very richest Americans.


BMX legend Dave Mirra found dead in North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:50

BMX legend Dave Mirra found dead in North CarolinaA BMX icon was found dead in North Carolina Thursday from an apparent suicide, police say.


BMX racing icon Dave Mirra found dead in North Carolina

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:50

BMX legend Dave Mirra found dead in North CarolinaA BMX icon was found dead in North Carolina Thursday from an apparent suicide, police say.


2 police officers shot in New York public housing complex

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:39

Emergency officials gather near the site where two police officers were shot in the Bronx section of New York, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Two police officers were shot while on patrol in a public housing project on Thursday night and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEW YORK (AP) — Two police officers patrolling a housing project were shot and wounded by a gunman who apparently later killed himself with the same weapon a few miles from where Mayor Bill de Blasio was delivering his State of the City address on Thursday.


Main Line massage parlor shut down, 2 women charged after raid

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:35

Main Line massage parlor shut down, 2 women charged after raidA Main Line massage parlor has been shut down and two women are facing prostitution charges after Radnor and Pennsylvania State Police conducted an uncover sting in Wayne.