High school football player dies after being hurt in game
WASHINGTON, N.J. — A New Jersey high school football player died after suffering an injury on the field, school officials said.
Warren Hills Regional High School quarterback Evan Murray died after being injured Friday night. A police statement said the school community is "deeply saddened."
Murray was a three-sport athlete at Warren Hills and had been the football team's starting quarterback for three years.— AP
Michelle Obama unveils campaign for girls' education
NEW YORK — Michelle Obama introduced a new campaign focusing on education for girls around the world at the Global Citizen Festival in New York City.
Obama appeared in a video Saturday at the event starring Beyonce, Hugh Jackman and others. Obama spoke about the 62 Million Girls campaign in front of a feverish audience in Central Park.
She said she's traveled the world and met with young women who have not had a chance to receive an education.
"I see myself in these girls. I see my daughters in these girls. ... For me this is truly a moral issue," the first lady said.— AP
Boy, 11, delivers brother when mom goes into labor at home
MARIETTA, Ga. — An 11-year-old Georgia boy delivered his baby brother with help from a 911 dispatcher.
Kenyarda Dukes says she and her son James were at home Tuesday when she knew it was time. "I was screaming and my son ran in the room. 'Mom, are you OK?' I'm like, 'No!' " Dukes said.
James said, "I called 911. They told me what to do. To get towels and wrap the baby up."
James did just that, welcoming his new brother, Royal Dukes, into the world weighing 6 pounds 9 ounces.— AP
Worker rescued after falling into 30-foot well behind home
ATLANTA — A worker was rescued after falling into a 30-foot well behind a home in Atlanta.
The worker was in the well for about an hour before being plucked out. A newspaper report said the worker, who wasn't immediately identified, suffered injuries that were not considered life threatening.
Officials said the worker had been called to cover a well behind the home.— AP
Man suspected of shooting deputy is arrested
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Authorities in western Oregon said they arrested the person suspected of shooting a sheriff's deputy responding to a call.
Carlos Roa, 38, was taken into custody on Saturday in Cottage Grove, south of Eugene, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
No shots were fired during his arrest, though he was transported to a local hospital for treatment of an apparent gunshot wound.
The shooting occurred on Friday, when deputies responded to a report of shots fired. They found a man armed with a gun. He fired at them, and deputies returned fire. The man then fled on foot.
The injured deputy, an 18-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, was in stable condition at the hospital.— AP