Corbett, Kane, praise slain officers at ceremony

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and state Attorney General Kathleen Kane praised the bravery of police officers at a ceremony honoring those kil……
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YDC Recieves $400K Grant

The Youngstown Development Center in Mineral Ridge received $464,000 in state funding to replace generators. …

Timeline of events in Jodi Arias murder case

PHOENIX (AP) — The Jodi Arias murder trial has drawn international attention for its graphic tales of sex and lies. The following is a timeline of key events in the case: — September 2006: Arias and Travis Alexander…

East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. They will arrive in such numbers that people from North…

East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast. They will arrive in such numbers that people from North…

FDA warns pregnant women of migraine drug risk

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are warning doctors and women of child-bearing age that half-a-dozen medications used to treat migraine headaches can decrease children’s intelligence if taken while their mothers are pregnant. The Food and Drug Administration…

SEC says Harrisburg, Pa., misled bond investors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission says Pennsylvania’s capital city is agreeing to settle new charges that it provided bond investors with “incomplete or outdated” information about its troubled finances. The SEC says the…

More Haitians using Puerto Rico as migrant route

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haitians have fled their troubled country for years, attempting to reach the U.S. or other Caribbean islands by heading north across the open sea or trekking across the island of Hispaniola to…

Pentagon: Chinese government waging cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon for the first time is officially accusing the Chinese government and military with conducting computer-based attacks against the U.S., including efforts to steal information from federal agencies. In a new report, the Defense…
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It’s a puzzle: Why isn’t Iowa electing women?

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn’t quite so progressive —…
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Former Pa. police chief pleads guilty to gun theft

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a former western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to the theft and sale of a police gun and equipment. Attorney general K……

In CAR, diamonds are a rebel’s best friend

NDELE, Central African Republic (AP) — Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and Kalashnikov rifles, Seleka rebels who ousted Central African Republic’s president six weeks ago are solidifying their control over the country’s lucrative diamond industry and have even been…
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Execs Hired at TMH

Trumbull Memorial Hospital has two new executives. …
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Israel airstrikes loom over US diplomacy on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it’s highly likely that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, not the rebel opposition, was behind any chemical weapons use in Syria. White House spokesman Jay Carney says there is certainly evidence…

Former Calif. mortician gets life sentence

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Wayne Sconce’s past life as a mortician has come back to haunt him decades after he gained notoriety for stealing body parts from corpses and plotting to kill a funeral business rival. Sconce,…

Smuggled dinosaur skeleton returned to Mongolia

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities in New York have returned a 70-million-year-old nearly complete Tyrannosaurus skeleton to the Mongolian government. Authorities say the skeleton was looted from the Gobi Desert. It was seized by Immigration and Customs…

Man who dealt with death faces sentence of life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Wayne Sconce’s past life as a mortician has come back to haunt him decades after he gained notoriety for stealing body parts and plotting to kill a funeral business rival. The 56-year-old Sconce…
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NY judge urged not to delay morning-after decision

NEW YORK (AP) — Reproductive rights advocates have asked a New York City judge not to delay a plan to let women and teenage girls buy morning-after birth control without a prescription. The delay has been requested by…
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Court: Calif. cities can ban medical pot shops

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Local governments in California’s have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, California’s highest court ruled on Monday in an opinion likely to further diminish the state’s once-robust medical marijuana industry.…