National News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491 National News 2014-11-23T03:37:18Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen. With the St. Louis suburb and the rest of the country waiting for an announcement, activists and police have been taking steps to avert more street violence. The Aug. 9 shooting triggered months of protests and a national debate over police violence. ... Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise By Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo. The group said some residents were still stuck in their homes, days after a lake-effect system clobbered the region with up to seven feet of snow. ... Four dead in murder-suicide on South Dakota reservation, police say SEATTLE (Reuters) - A South Dakota man shot and killed three people and critically wounded a fourth person before taking his own life at a residence on a Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Local police cooperating with Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribal Police had launched an early morning manhunt for the shooting suspect but later said the gunman was among the dead found inside a residence in the city of Sisseton, on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation. ... Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78 WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Marion Barry, scandal plagued former Washington mayor, dies: hospital By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78, hospital officials said. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Years later, many Washingtonians would consider him a scoundrel but he remained a hero to many others in impoverished parts of the city, even as his continuing battles with substance abuse went public. ... Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said. Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City. Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers. New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight. Man fatally shot in the head in Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting in Wilmington that left a man dead. Rain Arrives Sunday Night Meteorologist Melissa Magee is tracking a wet finish to the weekend, followed by record warmth. Crimefighters: Reward offered in armed robbery of Chickie's and Pete's in Drexel Hill A reward is being offered to help police find the men who they say stole more than $16,000 in an armed robbery of the Chickie's and Pete's restaurant in Drexel Hill back in October. Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2014. There are 38 days left in the year. Convicted Mayfair tire slasher arrested again The man convicted previously in a series of tire slashings in Philadelphia's Mayfair section, was arrested once again for the same crime - this time in his new neighborhood. Man fatally shot in hunting accident in West Windsor Township A man was killed while hunting in what appears to have been an accidental shooting in West Windsor Township, New Jersey. Family identifies man killed in Horsham condo fire Family members have identified the man who was killed in a condo fire in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. Officer struck by car while chasing shooting suspect in North Philadelphia Authorities say a police officer pursuing a shooting suspect was struck by the fleeing vehicle in North Philadelphia. Officer shoots boy holding fake gun at rec center CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun at a Cleveland recreation center was shot and wounded by a responding officer. Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon, on the lingering effects of the chemicals. The U.S. military during the Vietnam War sprayed millions of gallons of Agent Orange to destroy foliage and expose enemy troops. The herbicide, nicknamed for its giant orange storage drums, was often contaminated with a type of dioxin, a potently carcinogenic chemical. ... Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers NEW YORK (AP) — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident. Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said. Bighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said. Three-year-old boy shot by playmate in Washington state: police SEATTLE (Reuters) - A 3-year-old boy in Washington state was shot in the mouth apparently by a 4-year-old playmate, law enforcement officials said. The boy had been playing with his neighbor late Friday at his family's Lake Stevens home, 35 miles north of Seattle, when his "father heard a loud noise coming from the bedroom," a Snohomish County Sheriff's Office statement said. The wounded boy's father told officers the bedroom door was locked and he forced it open, finding his son with a mouth injury. ... Man freed after 2 decades in prison to get $3.6M NEW YORK (AP) — A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state. Cops: Dad errantly shoots, kills son while hunting WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police say a father has accidentally shot and killed his adult son during a hunting trip in New Jersey. Hawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus HONOLULU (AP) — Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus — that is, until the airline wanted the money back. Trump Taj Mahal offers to restore workers' health care The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open. 1 dead after flames rip through condos in Horsham Officials say one person was killed as flames tore through a condominium complex in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. Florida State players, fans show support for shooting victims By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University football players wore commemorative stickers on their helmets for their home game against Boston College on Saturday, a show of support for three people injured on campus this week by a gunman who was later killed by police. Thousands of fans shared in the gesture with "FSU United" stickers as the university took the first steps toward returning to normal after the attack at the school's main library early Thursday morning. ... 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