Sunday, October 26, 2014

National News

Shooter, one other student killed in school gunfire
MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Authorities north of Seattle say a student opened fire in a high school cafeteria today, killing at least one person and wounding four other students. The gunman also died in the attack.

Authorities: Remains belong to missing Virgina student
RICHMOND, Va. - Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola
WASHINGTON - The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles
DETROIT - Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

Accused White House intruder had been arrested there before
WASHINGTON - This isn't the first time the man who was arrested outside the White House yesterday was in that situation.

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent
WASHINGTON - The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year.

Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A judge has set bond at $1 million for a 15-year-old Michigan girl who prosecutors say stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend.

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - University of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades.

Boonville native's husband guilty of luring, killing teacher
BURLINGTON, Vt. - A part-time snowplow driver has been found guilty of killing a prep-school teacher who was lured from her Vermont home with a ruse about a broken down car.

Vehicle recall due to airbag problems affects millions of drivers
(NBC) - U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of millions of vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.