wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:57:50 +0000 Today in the News: Tale of hero emerges from tragedy of Pa. school stabbings http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409627?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409627 Quote of note

"I don't know if Nate did it on purpose or just instinct. He took the stab right in his arm and saved my friend and me. I'm pretty sure it was his instinct. He didn't want anyone to get hurt. He told everybody to run away. I'm pretty sure he pulled the fire alarm." - Trinity McCool, a sophomore at Franklin Regional High School, talking about student Business update: Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409621?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409621 Rescue aftermath: Family's sailing trip with baby spurs debate http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409652?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409652 Oscar Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409654?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409654 Police: Pennsylvania student flashed 2 knives, injured 20 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409670?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:07:42 +0000 By Kevin Begos, The Associated Press http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409670 MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — A 16-year-old boy "was flashing two knives around" when he injured 19 students and a school police officer who eventually subdued him with the help of an assistant principal at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, a police chief said.

Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the bloody crime scene at Franklin Regional High School, some 15 miles east of Pittsburgh, was "vast" and may take a couple days to process.

Police haven't named the suspect, who [...]]]> More pings detected in search for Malaysia Airlines jet http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409667?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:58:44 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409667 Today in the News: Is that a UFO on Mars? http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409676?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409676 Quote of note

"This could indicate there is intelligent life below the ground [that] uses light as we do. This is not a glare from the sun, nor is it an artifact of the photo process." - UFO Sightings Daily, talking about an image taken on Mars by Curiosity that shows a mysterious light on the planet. UFO enthusiasts are lighting up the Internet with talk [...]]]> Business update: Comcast argues benefits of Time Warner Cable deal http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409672?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:54:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409672 The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Comcast Corp. on Tuesday presented its case to government regulators arguing that its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc. will benefit consumers without limiting competition.

The company filed hundreds of pages of documents with the Federal Communications Commission after filing a notice Monday with the Justice Department.

On Wednesday, Comcast Corp. executive vice president David Cohen will testify before the U.S. Senate [...]]]> Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409690?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409690 Oscar Pistorius sobs while recalling shooting http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409691?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409691 Ship hunts for more 'pings' in Malaysia jet search http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409699?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:51:35 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409699 Morning Jolt: 'Staggering' breakthrough in paralysis research http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409702?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:58:10 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409702 In the news

A study hailed as "staggering" published today in the journal Brain details how four paralyzed men have been able to regain control of their lower limbs. Doctors sent an electrical current through the spines of the patients, and the men were able to lift their legs, support their own weight and more. However, when the current is [...]]]> Today in the News: White House may ban selfies http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409712?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409712 Hot video

The White House wasn't too pleased after Red Sox player David Ortiz snapped a selfie with President Barack Obama that was later used promotionally by Samsung. Lisa D'Souza explains why our days of viewing up-close and personal pics of the POTUS could be numbered.