Jackson treatments raised alarm for AEG Live exec

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is admonishing the top executive of AEG Live to answer questions from an attorney for Michael Jackson’s mother without arguing with the lawyer. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos told CEO Randy Phillips…

Bulger lawyers seek delay to look into ‘cover-up’

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger asked a judge Monday to delay opening statements in his racketeering trial so they can investigate a claim that law enforcement protected a hit man who is expected…

UK lawmaker denies he broke lobbying rules

LONDON (AP) — A British lawmaker says he will temporarily step down as chairman of a parliamentary committee after undercover reporters appeared to show him claiming he could use his role to help a company. Tim Yeo, a…
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Expert: Victims Know Abuser

A Youngstown police officer and a Mahoning County Juvenile Justice Center probation officer each have been accused in felony sex cases against girls in the last four months. …

Senate moves toward votes on immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators prepared Monday for the first votes in the full Senate on a landmark immigration bill, readying amendments on contentious issues including border security, back taxes and health care coverage. The two votes scheduled for…

Leak highlights key role of private contractors

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government monitors threats to national security with the help of nearly 500,000 people like Edward Snowden — employees of private firms who have access to the government’s most sensitive secrets. When Snowden,…

1 wounded in shooting at US Army post in Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police have arrested a gunman in a shooting at Fort Sam Houston. A San Antonio police officer says police arrested a gunman Monday afternoon and turned him over the military authorities. The…

Indians closer Perez pleads not guilty in pot case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez and his wife pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor possession charges after marijuana was mailed to their home in their dog’s name. The pleas were sent by fax…

Chiesa sworn in as New Jersey’s new senator

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeffrey Chiesa (kee-AY’-sah) of New Jersey is the Senate’s newest member, but he’ll only be around for four months. The 47-year-old Republican is taking his seat Monday after a swearing-in ceremony led by Vice President…

House Dem pushes for repeal of military force law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Congress need to rethink the broad authority for the use of military force in the war on terror, a law written when many U.S. troops now on the battlefield were on…

Ex-Bristol-Myers exec admits insider trading in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a former executive for biopharmaceuticals company Bristol-Myers Squibb has admitted using his high-level position and access to nonpublic information to make about $310,000 from insider trades. Robert Ramnarine…
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Woman Charged in Crash

Hermitage police have charged a womanwith drunk driving after a Sunday crash in Sharpsville.…

Woman gets 15 to 40 years in Pa. crash; 2 killed

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 15 to 40 years in a crash that killed two other women last summer. Forty-five-year-old She……
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Brief Power Outage Restored

About 4,200 customers in Trumbull County were out of power for about a half hour on Monday.…

Report: Fourth of NYC could be flood zone by 2050s

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say new projections show 800,000 New York City residents could be living in flood zone that would cover a quarter of the city’s land by the 2050s as rising seas and other effects…

10 women, some in 90s, escape Calif. limo fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A passenger in a limousine that began smoking with ten women — some of them in their 90s — inside before catching fire says the doors of the idling limousine were open. Sixty-three-year-old Mary…

Biden urges progress on Kosovo-Serbia deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is urging Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci (HAH’-shihm THAH’-chee) to move quickly to carry out a deal to normalize relations with Serbia. The White House says Biden met with Thaci in…

Jury gets case in ex-Kansas lawman’s trial

KINGMAN, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys are presenting closing arguments in the trial of a former Kansas lawman accused of killing his wife and setting their house on fire to hide evidence. Brett Seacat is charged with murder, arson…