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Man struck, killed on I-95 SB in Bensalem

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:25

Man struck, killed on I-95 SB in BensalemA man was struck and killed on I-95 in Bensalem.


Key events in the escape and hunt for 3 California inmates

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:08

This banner atop the Orange County Sheriff's Department webpage shows the latest iteration of their Internet "wanted" poster, showing that all three escaped inmates are in custody as of Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. After a week of SWAT raids and a gang dragnet, it was a tip that led San Francisco police to the two remaining fugitives who broke out of a Santa Ana, Calif., jail. A third surrendered Friday. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Here are some key dates and events in the escape and hunt for three California inmates who broke out of a maximum security jail using a Google Earth map, cutting tools and a rope made of bed linens. Hossein Nayeri, 37, Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Bac Duong, 43, were all back in custody Saturday after Nayeri and Tieu were arrested in San Francisco. Duong turned himself in Friday.


2 teens hospitalized after Bethlehem shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:07

2 teens wounded in Bethlehem shootingTwo teens are hospitalized, one critical and one in serious condition, after a shooting in Northampton County.


The Latest: Denver police say 1 fatally shot, 7 others hurt

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:42

In this photo provided by 9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver, authorities respond to the scene of a deadly shooting and stabbing at the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver via AP) MANDATORY CREDITDENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Denver shooting and stabbing incident that left one dead and seven others injured at a motorcycle expo (all times local):


Tip about van led to arrest of escapees in San Francisco

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:42

This undated photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office shows Bac Duong, one of three inmates who escaped Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, from the county's Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said Wednesday that some arrests have been made in the investigation, but the inmates themselves have not been captured. (Orange County Sheriff's Office via AP)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — After a week with SWAT raids and a gang dragnet, it was an observant citizen who led police to the two remaining violent fugitives who broke out of a California jail eight days ago using a Google Earth map and a rope made of bed linens.


Police: 1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting, stabbing at Denver expo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:36

In this photo provided by 9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver, authorities respond to the scene of a deadly shooting and stabbing at the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (9NEWS/KUSA-TV Denver via AP) MANDATORY CREDITDENVER (AP) — One person was fatally shot and seven others were injured in a shooting and stabbing at a motorcycle expo on Saturday, Denver police said.


Man wanted in Wilmington bank robbery

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:21

Man wanted in Wilmington bank robberyPolice are searching for a man wanted in connection with a robbery of a WSFS Bank in Wilmington.


Nearly 700 animals rescued from unlicensed North Carolina shelter

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 08:58
Stephen Spear, 67, and Linden Spear, 59, managers of The Haven-Friends for Life, a private no-kill shelter in Raeford, North Carolina, were arrested on Wednesday and face charges of animal cruelty and possession of a controlled substance, according to the Hoke County Sheriff's Office. Raeford is about 110 miles east of Charlotte. Workers with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals recovered almost 350 dogs, more than 280 cats, 47 horses and some farm animals from the 122-acre shelter over three days, said group spokeswoman Kelly Krause.

Boy, 16, arrested after shooting incident at Ben Franklin High School

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 08:01

Boy, 16, arrested after shooting incident at Ben Franklin High SchoolPhiladelphia police say they have a 16-year-old boy in custody in connection with the shooting incident Friday at Benjamin Franklin High School.


Corps to finally close Mississippi River spillway on Monday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:54
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says it will soon close the final bays of a major spillway in south Louisiana that serves as a relief valve for the rain-swollen Mississippi River.

Woman arrested after mother-in-law found murdered in N.J. home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:49

Woman arrested after mother-in-law found murdered in N.J. homeAn arrest has been made in a murder investigation after a Mercer County woman was found dead in her home.


4 remaining occupiers of wildlife refuge remain watchful

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:41

A convoy of armored vehicles and SUVs rolls past a barricade on the road near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. The remnants of an armed group occupying the refuge to protest federal land policies say they won't leave until they get assurances they won't be arrested.(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Four people occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge held their position Saturday and posted live videos that reveal their hyper-vigilance against federal officials who they fear may try to move them out to end the month-long standoff.


Man arrested after standoff with police involving 3-year-old in Delaware County

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:29

Man arrested after standoff with police involving 3-year-old in Delaware CountyA two-hour standoff between police and a man who refused to release a 3-year-old boy has ended without incident.


Man found dead in Delaware County ditch

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:20

Man found dead in Delaware County ditchPolice are investigating after a man's body was discovered in Delaware County.


One dead as gunfire erupts outside Denver motorcycle expo

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:09
A battle between rival bikers involving gunfire and knives erupted on Saturday afternoon outside a motorcycle exposition near downtown Denver, leaving at least one person dead and sending nine people to the hospital, authorities said. There were no immediate arrests in the mayhem, which took place at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo at the National Western Complex, Denver police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez told reporters. Nine bikers were killed, 18 injured, and scores were arrested in that incident.

Two last California jail escapees caught in San Francisco after tip

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 06:52

Escaped inmates seen in undated photo released by the Orange County Sheriff's Department in CaliforniaBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The last two fugitives who broke out a California jail last week were arrested on a tip from a man who saw their stolen van in the parking lot of a San Francisco Whole Foods supermarket, authorities said on Saturday, a day after a third escapee turned himself in. The manhunt that began after the three inmates escaped from an Orange County maximum-security jail on Jan. 22 came to an end when Hossein Nayeri, 37, and Jonathan Tieu, 20, were taken into custody in San Francisco's park district about 375 miles (604 km) north of the lockup, police said. A man approached police officers and pointed out a white van in the parking lot of a Whole Foods market that looked similar to the one the fugitives were reported to have stolen in Los Angeles following their escape, San Francisco police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said at a news conference.


Civil rights leader, politician Georgia Davis Powers dies

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 06:47

In a Feb. 27, 2015 photo provided by the Kentucky Office of the Secretary of State, Georgia Powers Davis, left, visits with Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes during Daughters of Greatness event at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky. Powers, a giant in the fight for civil rights in Kentucky and the first woman and African-American elected to the state Senate, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at her brother's house in Louisville, Ky., said Raoul Cunningham, Kentucky NAACP president and longtime friend. She was 92. (Mike Davidson/Ky Office of Secretary of State via AP)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Georgia Davis Powers, a giant in the fight for civil rights in Kentucky and the first African-American woman elected to the state Senate, has died. She was 92.


The Latest: Huge fire destroys stockyard complex in Kentucky

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 06:34
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a large fire at the Blue Grass Stockyards in Kentucky (all times local):

Ted Cruz talks key issues, debate ahead of the Iowa Caucus

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 06:20

Ted Cruz talks key issues, debate ahead of the Iowa CaucusIn the final weekend before the Iowa caucus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz speaks with abc13's Tom Abrahams.


Phoenix City Council wants Satanists exorcised from meeting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 06:11
PHOENIX (AP) — Members of the Phoenix City Council are seeking a new rule to stop a satanic group from delivering the opening prayer at an upcoming meeting.