Sunday, November 23, 2014

National News

Toyota recalls nearly 423,000 Lexuses for fuel leaks
DETROIT - Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.

New enforcement focus in Obama's immigration plan
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says President Barack Obama's immigration plan will focus enforcement efforts on immigrants who are serious criminals - and those who crossed into the U.S. illegally or were ordered from the country in the last year.

Five die in crash on way to Disney World, police say
CALHOUN, La. - Louisiana State Police say three children and two adults from a family in Texas were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana.

Two dead, two wounded in New Jersey home shooting
TABERNACLE, N.J. - New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting in a southern New Jersey home

Pot smoke triggers fire alarm at Princeton
PRINCETON, N.J. - It was a case of higher learning that triggered a fire alarm and forced the evacuation of 100 students from a Princeton University dormitory.

Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83
NEW YORK - Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

Gunman shot dead, 3 injured in shooting on Florida State University campus
(NBC) - A gunman was fatally shot after opening fire in a library on Florida State University's campus early Thursday, injuring three other students.

Surgeon with Ebola died, Nebraska hospital says
OMAHA, Neb. - A Nebraska hospital says an Ebola patient being treated in its biocontainment unit has died.

Utah man accused of pointing gun over Battleship game
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man is accused of threatening his teenage daughter with a rifle during an argument that began over a game of Battleship.

'Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies
LOS ANGELES - The actress best known for voicing the unseen Mrs. Wolowitz on "The Big Bang Theory" has died.