National News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491 National News 2014-09-19T04:53:38Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campuses By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault at universities, got some help on Friday from the people many young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes. In its latest effort to help college campuses confront the issue, the White House is relying on a combination of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, social media and star power to spread its message aimed at preventing and coping with such assaults. ... NFL's Goodell signals major shift in personal conduct policy By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that rules governing personal conduct will change, signaling a major shift in policy in the wake of the league's poor handling of domestic abuse cases. Goodell said a committee will be established by the NFL to review policy but he avoided commenting on what the change will mean for his overriding power in the disciplinary process. ... Former Connecticut Governor Rowland found guilty of campaign law violations By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland violated U.S. election laws by taking under-the-table payments from a business owned by the husband of a candidate whose campaign he secretly advised, a federal jury found on Friday. Rowland, a Republican who resigned from office a decade ago after admitting to taking gifts from people who did business with the state, was found guilty of seven criminal counts including two of falsifying records in a federal investigation. ... Purdue shooter sentenced to 65 years in prison LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill. Roger Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated' Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Greece: New bailout 'out of the question' ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms. Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems. Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration. Police SUV slams into Dunkin Donuts in Berlin, N.J. A police SUV rammed into the front of a Dunkin Donuts store in Berlin Township, Camden County Friday morning. Iran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talks UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief. AccuWeather: Warm Last Weekend of Summer Meteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a brief surge of mild air on the way. UN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the Islamic State group and its allies, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there is a role for nearly every country in the world — including Iran. Three peanut company officials guilty in deadly salmonella outbreak ATLANTA (Reuters) - Three former peanut company officials were found guilty on Friday in connection with a 2009 salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened hundreds, federal prosecutors said. The contamination at the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely, Georgia, led to one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history and forced the company into liquidation. ... Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is crucial to public safety. Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren BELL, Fla. (AP) — An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records. Coroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case LAS VEGAS (AP) — No crime was committed by a woman who told authorities she kept the remains of her miscarried pregnancy in a jar in the freezer for nearly a year, the coroner in Las Vegas said Friday. Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush. Woman, 23, critically injured in Delaware crash A 23-year-old woman is hospitalized in critical condition after a crash in Bear. Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns. Surveillance released of 7-Eleven robbery in Olney Police have released surveillance video of an armed suspect who held up a 7-Eleven store in Philadelphia's Olney section early Thursday morning. Protests planned to target U.S. southern border entry ports By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - American citizens describing themselves as "deeply concerned" with Obama administration immigration policies plan a mass protest on Saturday to press their demand to seal the southern border by blocking traffic at more than a dozen U.S. crossings. Demonstrators will attempt to stop incoming and outgoing traffic at 17 of the 63 locations in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California listed on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website. ... Hunt for Va. student leads to search warrants CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police searching for a University of Virginia student who disappeared nearly a week ago searched a vehicle and an apartment Friday as they pursued a new "person of interest." Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers tracks the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement. Baltimore judge approves $190 mln deal on secret gynecological photos By Lacey Johnson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A Baltimore judge on Friday approved a $190 million settlement to compensate thousands of women who were secretly photographed by a now-deceased Johns Hopkins Hospital gynecologist during exams. The hospital and former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy, who had worked there for 25 years, reached a preliminary settlement in July to resolve accusations that the doctor secretly filmed and took photos of up to 9,500 women, often using a spy pen. ... 3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial The head of a peanut company that distributed salmonella-tainted peanuts that sickened hundreds of people across the U.S. five years ago has been convicted of conspiracy and other charges. Retardant record set on massive California fire PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has set an agency record for the amount of retardant dropped on a wildfire in a single day. Judge approves $190 million Hopkins settlement BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge has approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations. Florida man who killed grandchildren, daughter, self has NJ ties Action News has learned the Florida man who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself has ties to our area. Man freed after ramming truck into Las Vegas casino commits suicide (Reuters) - A man, who was ordered released from jail after ramming his truck through the glass doors of a Las Vegas casino last week, has hanged himself in a nearby hotel, Nevada officials said on Friday. Ryan Brown, 40, was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving and possession and use of cocaine after driving a pickup through the glass front doors of the Stratosphere Casino on Sept. 10, a Las Vegas police arrest report showed. ... Killings of Florida mother, six children stun community By Barbara Liston BELL Fla. (Reuters) - As Florida police examined why a 51-year-old felon shot his daughter and her six children to death before killing himself, residents of their small town grieved the loss of the children. Investigators shared few details from the taped-off crime scene, a house at the end of a dirt road in the woods. Don Spirit on Thursday summoned authorities there with a 911 emergency call before he killed himself. Found dead were his daughter, Sarah Spirit, 28, and his six grandchildren, who ranged in ages from 11 years to 3 months. ... Maine court dismisses do-not-resuscitate appeal PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes. WRHL 2014-09-19T21:53:38Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491