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Pennsylvania police spent $11 million on ambush suspect manhunt: report

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 13:26

Eric Matthew Frein exits the Pike County Courthouse with police officers after an arraignment in Milford, Pennsylvania(Reuters) - Pennsylvania State Police spent roughly $11 million on the weeks-long manhunt in the Pocono Mountains to capture a survivalist charged with shooting two state troopers and murdering one, local media reported on Friday. The funds went mostly toward paying overtime and benefits for troopers hunting Eric Matthew Frein over the 48 days of the search, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, citing a police spokeswoman. The tally excludes expenses paid by other law enforcement agencies, such as the FBI and the U.S. Marshals Service, in the weeks leading up to Frein's capture on Oct. ...


7.1 quake hits Indonesia, causes small tsunami

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 13:11

7.1 quake hits Indonesia, causes small tsunamiA strong undersea earthquake hit eastern Indonesia on Saturday, triggering a small tsunami and some panic but no casualties or major damage.


Temple University student robbed, suspect sought

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 13:08

Temple University student robbed, suspect soughtPolice are investigating the robbery of Temple University late Friday night.


Thinkfest 2014: Jim Gardner's conversation with Amy Gutmann

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:56

 Jim Gardner's conversation with Amy GutmannFriday was Philadelphia Magazine's Thinkfest 2014.


2 university officials resign after comment probe

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:53
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two San Jose State University officials resigned following an investigation into an alleged derogatory comment made about Latino women during a meeting of university employees earlier this year, the university president announced Friday.

Breakthrough technology allows blind Philadelphia woman to see

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:46

Breakthrough technology allows blind Philadelphia woman to seeA blind, Philadelphia woman is the first in our area to receive a cutting edge device.


7.3 quake hits Indonesia waters; tsunami possible

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:36

7.1 quake hits Indonesia, causes small tsunamiA 7.3-magnitude quake hit Indonesian waters Saturday morning and has the potential to generate tsunami waves along nearby coasts, a monitoring agency said.


Cost of manhunt for trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein: $11M

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:35

 $11MState police spent about $11 million on the manhunt for a survivalist charged in the ambush slaying of a trooper outside his barracks, according to a cost breakdown released Friday.


Egg Harbor City man charged with murder of mother, son

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:34

Egg Harbor City man charged with murder of mother, sonA man has been charged with murder and arson in connection with the deaths of a mother and child in Egg Harbor City.


Robbery suspect fatally shot by Delaware State Troopers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:32

Robbery suspect fatally shot by Delaware State TroopersDelaware State Troopers fatally shot an armed suspect connected to two robberies Friday afternoon in Claymont.


LAPD survey finds complaints about discipline bias

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:29
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A survey of 500 Los Angeles Police Department employees found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the department's internal discipline system is deeply flawed and discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to an internal report released Friday.

Police: 5 children abused by 5 adults in Darby, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:40

 5 children abused by 5 adults in Darby, Pa.Authorities say five children were subjected to horrible abuse - both physical and sexual - at the hands of five adults inside a home in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.


7.3 quake hits Indonesia waters; tsunami possible

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:30

7.3 quake hits Indonesia waters; tsunami possibleA 7.3-magnitude quake hit Indonesian waters Saturday morning and has the potential to generate tsunami waves along nearby coasts, a monitoring agency said.


Nanny charged with killing 2 children says sorry

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:26
NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny accused of killing two children in the bathtub of their home said she was sorry for what she had done, according to court papers filed Friday.

Suspect shot by Delaware State Trooper dies

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:15

Suspect shot by Delaware State Trooper diesA number of questions loom after a Delaware State Trooper fatally shot a suspect Friday afternoon in Claymont.


Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:08

Graphic shows Europe's unmanned Rosetta probe.; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;BERLIN (AP) — The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch more sunlight.


Body discovered in Paulsboro apartment

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:04

Body discovered in Paulsboro apartmentA body was discovered in an apartment in Paulsboro, Gloucester County Friday night, police say.


Civil rights figure: US divided by race again

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:58

 A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. On Nov. 14, 1960, Bridges, then 6 years old, became the first black student to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans. On Friday, she commemorated that event with the unveiling of a statue in her likeness at her old school and a reunion with the white teacher who taught her and with the sole-surviving U.S. marshal who walked her to school. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension.


Atlantic City Taj Mahal casino set to close within four weeks

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:31

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino is illuminated at dusk in Atlantic City, New JerseyBy Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The planned closure of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City will occur within four weeks, as it joins four other gambling establishments that have shut their doors this year in the faltering New Jersey resort city, according to court papers filed on Friday. Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, which operates the Taj Mahal, filed for bankruptcy in September as it outlined plans to close the casino, which has suffered declining gambling revenue and falling occupancy in its 2,000 rooms, around Nov. 13. ...


Fresno State student sexually assaults sheep, police say

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:26

Fresno State student sexually assaults sheep, police sayPolice in California say a Fresno State student sexually assaulted a sheep.