Pittsburgh-Steelers

Steelers open 2014 season against Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers won't waste any time getting a sense of where they stand in the AFC North when the 2014 season kicks off in September.…
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Golfers help raise money for United Way

Jack Nicklaus and Annika Sorenstam were at the Lake Club helping to raise money for the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley.…
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Truck backs into house in Boardman

A man accidentally backed his truck into a building Wednesday when he says it accelerated out of control in reverse.…
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Pa. banks used in massive IRS fraud

Federal agents have charged five men in connection with opening fraudulent bank accounts across the country and in Pennsylvania to defraud the United States government of nearly $10 million in tax refunds. …
Harsh winter takes toll on Thompson Park in East Liverpool, Ohio

Harsh winter takes toll on local parks

April is a great time to head out to a local park, but this year the weather has not been kind to the parks or those operating them. …
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Steakhouse supports Sojourner House

Boardman's newest restaurant has only been open a few weeks, but it's already making a humanitarian impact in the local area. …
This photo combo of images provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett, left, and Charles Warner. Lockett and Warner, two death-row inmates who want to know the source of drugs that will be used to execute them, have placed Oklahoma’s two highest courts at odds and prompted aggravated members of the Legislature to call for the impeachment of Oklahoma Supreme Court justices. (AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections)

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates’ claims

In rejecting the inmates' claims, the court also lifted a stay of execution that it had granted earlier in the week in a case that placed Oklahoma's two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for impeaching justices on the Supreme Court.…
A mourner weeps as she pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast at a gymnasium in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching over 140, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

S. Korea ferry death toll hits 159

As divers plunge deeper into the ferry, the work gets harder as they find they have to rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims.…
In this picture taken early Sunday, April 20, 2014, Farizeh Kabalan, 74, who fled her home in the Syrian village of Beit Jinn near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, is lifted from a horse by Lebanese Red Cross volunteers after descending from the 2,814-meter (9,232-foot) high Mount Hermon (Jabal el-Sheikh), into the town of Chebaa in southeast Lebanon. The village of Beit Jinn, where most of the fleeing Syrians came from, has been under siege by Syrian troops for months, and no food and medicine has been allowed to reach thousands of trapped civilians inside. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

UN: 3.5 million Syrians desperately need aid

In a report to the Security Council, the U.N. chief criticized both the Syrian government and rebel forces for their failure to implement a U.N. resolution adopted in February. …
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Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers’ apology

Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.…
In this April 22, 2013 file photo, Television personalities Joan Rivers, left, and daughter Melissa Rivers attend the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, in New York. Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show Tuesday, April 22, 2014, on NBC's "Today" show when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers’ apology

Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced. …
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Miokovic rallies Poland past Howland

Senior Taylor Miokovic hit a three-run home run, and scored the winning run to help Poland win 7-6 over Howland Wednesday.…
In this April 10, 2014 photo, employees open the doors of a clothing store at Sambil mall in Caracas, Venezuela. Fifteen years of socialist rule and an acute economic crisis is catching up with Venezuela’s shopping malls, once impenetrable oases of consumerism where rich and poor alike sought refuge from crime-ridden streets. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Venezuela’s economic crisis catches up with malls

Staring through a glass storefront at the Sambil shopping mall, Aleimar Sanchez sees more than a struggling business in the near-empty shelves of a Casio electronics store. She sees a country in sad decline.…
In Court

Soldier accused of killing unarmed teens in Iraq

A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenagers as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is appearing in military court, with his lawyer claiming the charges are baseless.…
Airport safety under scrutiny

Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

For all the tens of billions of dollars the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes.…