Wednesday, April 23, 2014

National News

Upset Call of Duty player calls in SWAT on opponent
A Call of Duty player upset about losing a game called in a SWAT team to the house of the 17-year-old boy who beat him.

Texas cop trips students rushing the field
A Texas police officer is in hot water after he trips a high school student rushing the field.

Regulator reverses approval of powdered alcohol
A federal agency that had originally approved a new powdered alcohol product reversed its position Monday.

Pennsylvania man shot in 1992 dies; Death ruled homicide
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who died Feb. 13 in York City, 21 years after he was shot.

Boy Scouts of America revokes local troop charter because of gay scoutmaster
The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter for a Seattle troop because it has refused to remove a gay scoutmaster.

College grads hit with defaults when co-signers die, go bankrupt
Student loan borrowers are suddenly being thrown into default when the co-signer on their loan -- often a parent or grandparent -- dies or files for bankruptcy.

Americans aren't eating as much McDonald's
The fast-food giant reported that sales in the United States continue to decline. Its first-quarter earnings fell well short of analysts' expectations.

Supreme Court upholds Michigan's affirmative action ban
Michigan's law banning the use of affirmative action in college admissions was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, in a case that raised thorny questions over race and remedies.

Utah boy, 2, shot and killed by 3-year-old sister
Passengers on ferry were 'not able to move'