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Charity: Man killed after North Carolina standoff had PTSD

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 05:10
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An Army veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement at a church in the North Carolina mountains, officials and a charity said Thursday.

Court: Woman who left child in car deserves new hearing

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 05:02
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman who was found to have neglected her 19-month-old daughter by leaving the child in a car while she went shopping will get another chance to argue her case, the state Supreme Court wrote in an opinion released Thursday.

Rumors fed unrest following St. Louis police shooting: alderman

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 05:00

Police line up to block the street as protesters gathered after a shooting incident in St. LouisRumors that a black teenager killed by St. Louis police was only 13 years old helped stoke angry clashes between police and protesters, a city alderman said on Thursday, and police said they were ready should protests flare anew.City streets were largely calm a day after Wednesday's fatal shooting during a house search triggered the protests, but St. Louis Alderman Antonio French said it was hard to say if protesters would take to the streets again Thursday night. Small groups typically stage peaceful demonstrations nightly in Ferguson but others, not part of organized groups, can be unpredictable, he said, adding: "It's hard to say right now about what the mood is. Many arrived angry because they heard a 13-year-old kid was killed," said French, a prominent voice in the community since police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson killed an unarmed black teenager last year and sparked months of sometimes violent protests.


First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:55

In this Aug. 9, 2015 still image from video released by the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife shows evidence of five gray wolf pups and two adults in Northern California. California has its first wolf pack since the state’s last known wolf was killed in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, that a trail camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern Siskiyou County. They were named the Shasta pack for nearby Mount Shasta. (California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife via AP)California has its first wolf pack since the state's gray wolf population went extinct in 1924.


UN fears 11 typhoid cases in Syria are 'tip of the iceberg'

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:50
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees warned Thursday that 11 typhoid cases among civilians from a besieged Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital may be just "the tip of the iceberg."

Report: Far fewer homeless in New Orleans than after Katrina

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:50
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homelessness was an out-of-control problem after Hurricane Katrina, but has been reined in a decade after the catastrophic storm, according to a report released Thursday.

Police investigate jogger's death in Montco

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:48

Police investigate jogger's death in MontcoPolice have a lot of questions after an avid runner died during a run in Fort Washington State Park in Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania.


Dallas hospital with link to JFK moves to new $1.3B building

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:46

Hospital staff take a break at a food truck outside the new Parkland Memorial Hospital building in Dallas, Texas, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Parkland Memorial Hospital has begun moving to its new location. The emergency room at the new site for Dallas County's public hospital began accepting patients Thursday morning. (AP Photo/LM Otero)DALLAS (AP) — About 600 patients were moved Thursday into a new $1.3 billion hospital in Dallas that replaces an aging facility memorialized in U.S. history as the place John F. Kennedy was pronounced dead after his assassination.


Former presidents G.W. Bush, Clinton to mark Katrina 10th

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:34
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mayor Mitch Landrieu says former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will visit New Orleans next week for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Their visits follow that of President Barack Obama, who is coming to the city Thursday.

2nd victim dies after group hit by car in Burlington County

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:31

2nd victim dies after group hit by car in Burlington CountyA second victim has died after four young people were hit by a car on Tuesday evening in Southampton Township, Burlington County.


Rumors fed unrest following St. Louis police shooting: alderman

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:29
Rumors that a black teenager killed by St. Louis police searching a house was only 13 years old helped stoke unrest on Wednesday and some angry citizens could be "looking for a battle," a city alderman said on Thursday. The teenager, Mansur Ball-Bey, was actually 18, and police said he pointed a gun at them before they opened fire, hitting him four times and killing him. Police said they were carrying out a warranted search in a house in a neighborhood known for illegal drug dealing when Ball-Bey and another young African-American man ran out of the back of the house.

Phillies fans not surprised, but sad over Utley trade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:29

Phillies fans not surprised, but sad over Utley tradePhillies fans woke up Thursday morning with heavy hearts after hearing that six-time all-star baseman Chase Utley was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Drones banned from Philadelphia skies for pope's visit

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:27

Pope Francis attends during his Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall at the VaticanThe Federal Aviation Administration issued the aircraft restrictions, including the barring of model airplanes and hot air balloons in Philadelphia on Sept. 26 and 27, when the pope is to tour the city during his first visit to the United States. "The restrictions are designed to provide a safe and secure environment for the event but also ensure fair and equitable access to all airspace users to the greatest extent possible," the FAA said.


Pope visit: 'Papal Playbook,' SEPTA and trash pickup details

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:23

 'Papal Playbook,' SEPTA and trash pickup detailsPhiladelphia city officials released more information about the city's preparations for Pope Francis' visit next month.


Glove, DNA match help lead to conviction in 1999 slaying

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:22

In this photo taken on March 30, 2013 provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections, Nosakhare Onumonu appears in a booking mug. A unique glove and a DNA match helped lead to a conviction in the 1999 slaying of an 84-year-old woman whose body was found in an alley behind a church on Detroit's west side, authorities said. A report in the Detroit Free Press details the case that led to Onumonu being convicted of first-degree murder and felony murder. The 38-year-old man is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, to the mandatory term of life in prison without the possibility of parole. (Michigan Department of Correction via AP)DETROIT (AP) — A unique glove and a DNA match helped lead to a conviction in the 1999 slaying of an 84-year-old woman whose body was found in an alley behind a church on Detroit's west side, authorities said.


2 sex assaults on Cobbs Creek Golf Course; could be same attacker

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:21

2 sex assaults on Cobbs Creek Golf Course; could be same attackerPhiladelphia police say the same man could be responsible for two sexual assaults on the Cobbs Creek Golf Course.


Court blocks former Virginia governor's bid to stay out of prison

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:11

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell pauses as he addresses the media after his sentencing hearing in RichmondA U.S. appeals court on Thursday denied a request by former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell to remain out of prison while he appeals his corruption convictions to the Supreme Court. McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, and his wife, Maureen, were convicted in September of taking $177,000 in gifts and loans from businessman Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting one of his company's dietary supplements. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the request by McDonnell, who was governor from 2010 until 2014, in a one-paragraph ruling that did not make clear when he would be required to begin serving his two-year sentence.


Kings Dominion to open new thrill ride Delirium in 2016

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:10
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Kings Dominion theme park says it plans to open a new thrill ride that it calls Delirium and describes as a swinging pendulum in the spring of 2016.

Officials: Boy bitten by shark on South Carolina coast

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 04:07
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (AP) — Officials say a 15-year-old boy is being treated for injuries to his hand and leg after being bitten by a shark on the South Carolina coast near Myrtle Beach.

School district won't allow military names on sports jerseys

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 03:54
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The Poudre School District in northern Colorado has denied a request from the Fossil Ridge High School football team to individually honor fallen members of the U.S. armed forces by putting their names on the back of their jerseys, saying the district is worried it could open the door to similar requests for other causes.