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1 lane open after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City

Yahoo News - 32 min 13 sec ago

1 lane open after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityOne lane is now open after a tractor trailer fire on the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


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Truck fire closes NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester City approaching Walt Whitman Br.

Yahoo News - 38 min 21 sec ago

1 lane open after truck fire on NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester CityA tractor trailer fire has closed the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


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Residents complain of roach infestation in Bridesburg

Yahoo News - 1 hour 1 min ago

Residents complain of roach infestation in BridesburgFrustrated residents in Philadelphia's Bridesburg section say they are dealing with an infestation of roaches.


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Man goes overboard, spends 4 hours in water before rescue

Yahoo News - 1 hour 34 min ago

Man goes overboard, spends 4 hours in water before rescueAuthorities say a man who went overboard from a vessel spent more than four hours in waters off the southern New Jersey coast before he was rescued by a passing boat.


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Truck fire closes NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester Co. approaching Walt Whitman Br.

Yahoo News - 1 hour 48 min ago

Truck fire closes NB Rt. 76 in Gloucester Co. approaching Walt Whitman Br.A tractor trailer fire has closed the northbound lanes of Route 76 in Gloucester City, New Jersey approaching the Walt Whitman Bridge.


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Car slams into Petco store in Bensalem, Pa.

Yahoo News - 2 hours 36 min ago

Car slams into Petco store in Bensalem, Pa.Police say a female driver lost control and slammed her car into a Petco store in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.


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1 dead, several injured in tent collapse in suburban Chicago

Yahoo News - 2 hours 51 min ago
WOOD DALE, Ill. (AP) — One person has died and several people are injured after a tent collapsed at a festival in suburban Chicago.
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Police: Officer fatally shoots suspect who fired at him

Yahoo News - 3 hours 21 min ago
NITRO, W.Va. (AP) — Police say an officer fatally shot a man in a Charleston, West Virginia, suburb after the man fired a gun at him.
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Police say person of interest in custody in officer killing

Yahoo News - 3 hours 25 min ago

Police say person of interest in custody in officer killingA person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.


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Special Olympics 2015 is winding down on an emotional note

Yahoo News - 4 hours 49 sec ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After more than a week of weightlifting, horseback riding, swimming, soccer matches and dozens of other competitions, 6,500 athletes from 165 countries braced themselves Sunday for perhaps the most emotional Special Olympics World Games event on their schedule — saying goodbye to a city that has embraced them.
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Kerry in Qatar to ease Arab concerns about Iran nuke deal

Yahoo News - 4 hours 24 min ago
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Qatar talks with Arab officials whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal world powers have struck with Iran.
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Man accused of decapitating wife leaves hospital for jail

Yahoo News - 4 hours 34 min ago

This booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows 43-year-old Kenneth Dale Wakefield. Investigators say Wakefield killed and decapitated his 49-year-old wife, Trina Heisch, and their two dogs and then inflicted injuries on himself, including a severed left forearm and a missing eye. He was booked into Maricopa County jail Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2015, on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of animal cruelty. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell.


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Woman found dead inside running car in Kensington ID'd

Yahoo News - 5 hours 7 min ago

Woman found dead inside running car in Kensington ID'dInvestigators have released the identity of the woman found dead inside of a running car in a parking lot in Philadelphia's Kensington section.


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Police ID man fatally shot during argument in Tioga

Yahoo News - 5 hours 11 min ago

Police ID man fatally shot during argument in TiogaPolice have identified the victim shot after an argument between two men turned violent in Philadelphia's Tioga section.


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Boy, 3, found in lake after boat-watching trip with dad

Yahoo News - 5 hours 17 min ago
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an autistic 3-year-old boy was pulled from a lake in central Georgia after a frantic search for the missing child.
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Car crash, fire damages football field at Northeast High School

Yahoo News - 5 hours 34 min ago

Car crash, fire damages football field at Northeast High SchoolA car crash and fire damaged part of the football field at Northeast High School in Philadelphia's Rhawnhurst section.


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Pennsylvania doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunting probe

Yahoo News - 5 hours 35 min ago
Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him on Sunday as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations, a week after an American dentist was accused of illegally killing the country's most famous lion, Cecil. Dr. Jan Seski, who runs a women's health practice in Pittsburgh, was named by Zimbabwe as a client of Nyala Safaris, owned by a landowner who has been arrested on accusations of conducting an illegal hunt. The doctor was in Zimbabwe in April, according to a statement issued by Prince Mupazviriho, permanent secretary in the ministry of environment, water and climate.
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Explosions shock congregants at 2 New Mexico churches

Yahoo News - 5 hours 36 min ago

Aaliyah Doninguez, 11, stands on N. Alameda Boulevard on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Las Cruces, N.M., advising parishioners that Holy Cross Catholic Church mass is canceled. Churchgoers were left shaken during Sunday morning services after authorities say explosions occurred less than 30 minutes apart outside two Las Cruces churches. (Robin Zielinski/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORY CREDITLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants at two churches in southern New Mexico.


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Lottery registration begins Monday for SEPTA's papal visit passes

Yahoo News - 5 hours 44 min ago

Lottery registration begins Monday for SEPTA's papal visit passesSEPTA's lottery registration will begin at 12:01 a.m. Monday for Regional Rail passes during the pope's visit to Philadelphia.


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Northern California wildfire grows, closes two highways

Yahoo News - 5 hours 47 min ago

Firefighters watch the Rocky Fire advance in Lake County, CaliforniaA wildfire along northern California’s inland coastal range has now burned nearly 46,000 acres (18,615 hectares) and forced the closure of two highways, officials said on Sunday, after a second blaze near the Oregon border killed a firefighter. The Rocky Fire in Lake County north of San Francisco has grown in size by about 20,000 acres (8,094 hectares) since Saturday, according to Cal Fire, a state website for fire information. The fire has closed parts of Highway 20 and Highway 16, destroyed 24 homes and 26 more outbuildings, and threatens an additional 6,301 structures, according to Cal Fire.


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