Halliburton seeking settlement over Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP’s cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 announced Monday that it is trying to negotiate a settlement over its role in the disaster, a focus…
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Event Celebrates Faith, Food

The food festival also included a silent auction and live music by the For Grace quartet. …

Mother ordered to stand trial in Pa. bar shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a man charged in a shooting death at a western Pennsylvania bar has been ordered to stand trial on weapons charges in the case. Prosecutors in Allegheny County allege that 60-year-old Gloria…

Mother ordered to stand trial in Pa. bar shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mother of a man charged in a shooting death at a western Pennsylvania bar has been ordered to stand trial on weapons charges in the case. Prosecutor……

Kazakhstan ministry: Duo may have known suspects

BOSTON (AP) — Two foreign nationals arrested Saturday on immigration violations are from Kazakhstan and may have known the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, according to a statement released Monday by the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The foreign…
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Lane Appeals Life Sentence

T.J. Lane, the man convicted of fatally shooting three students at Chardon High School last year, is appealing his life sentence. …

Chinese victim of Marathon blasts remembered

BOSTON (AP) — Lu Lingzi was passionate about the piano, a daughter who always made her father laugh and a standout statistics student. She was killed by the Boston Marathon blasts two days after acing qualifying exams. Friends…
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2 Shot in Youngstown

Update Two shooting victims were dropped off at the hospital Monday afternoon, shortly after shots rang out on Youngstown's South Side. …

Death of LA Clippers owner’s son ruled accidental

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner’s investigators say the death of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s son was a drug-related accident. Los Angeles County Coroner’s officials said in a statement Monday that Scott Ashley Sterling died from a…

McGraw-Hill seeking dismissal of lawsuit over S&P

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parent company of Standard & Poor’s wants a federal judge to dismiss a U.S. government lawsuit that claims the ratings agency gave falsely high ratings to mortgage investments that helped trigger the financial…

Murder counts in Pa. child’s death dismissed for 1

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in central Pennsylvania have dismissed murder charges against a man who was arrested along with a woman in the death of their 2-month-old son. The York Dispatch (http://bit.ly/YHGV2E ) says York County prosecutors…
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Turner, Keaggy Will Sing

Phil Keaggy and Sarah Turner will perform at The Bluebird Café in Nashville on May 4. They also will be joined by actress/singer/songwriter Kirsti Manna, a Poland native.…

Noah to start, can play 20-25 minutes

NEW YORK (AP) — Center Joakim Noah is in Chicago’s lineup for Game 2 against the Brooklyn Nets. Coach Tom Thibodeau says Noah, who has been battling right foot pain, can play about 20 to 25 minutes on…

2 on trial in 2011 stabbing death outside Pa. home

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania judge has refused to dismiss charges in the nonjury trial of a father and son accused in a stabbing death outside their home. Forty-five-year-old Bryan Osborne and 21-year-old Alex Osborne of Pittsburgh…

2 on trial in 2011 stabbing death outside Pa. home

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania judge has refused to dismiss charges in the nonjury trial of a father and son accused in a stabbing death outside their home. Fo……

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs. A policy change scheduled to go into effect this week that would have allowed passengers to carry…

Starting PG Rodriguez transferring from K-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The final image that Kansas State fans will have of Angel Rodriguez in a Wildcat uniform will be an air ball at the buzzer in an NCAA tournament game against La Salle that…

Bush library exhibits: 9/11, war, Katrina, recount

DALLAS (AP) — A tour of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum begins in a bright area representing his early domestic agenda, but with one turn, visitors find themselves in a darkened room surrounded by chilling…

Labor Dept. ends Job Corps enrollment freeze

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department said Monday it has ended its freeze on new enrollments in the nation’s federal Job Corps program, but budget constraints mean fewer youths will be admitted in the future. The temporary freeze,…