Texas Republicans pass new abortion limits

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the U.S., but Democrats have vowed to fight in the courts and at the ballot box…

Zimmerman cleared in shooting of Trayvon Martin

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and…

Quotes, reaction, day after Zimmerman verdict

A jury of six women found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty of all charges on Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Here are some quotes from key figures involved in the case: “We’re ecstatic with…

Zimmerman, Martin families react on Twitter

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Zimmerman’s brother,…
There's still a lot of cleanup to be done throughout Trumbull County, but everything was ready for a popular Saturday night event in Warren.

Show goes on

Saturday night the Mahoning River was no longer at flood stage. There's still a lot of cleanup to be done throughout Trumbull County, but everything was ready for a popular Saturday night event in Warren. …

An injured Mariah Carey performs at MLB-Sandy show

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey has a new accessory: the stylish sling holding up her injured shoulder. The pop diva performed in a fashionable sling that matched her shimmering white dress on Central Park’s Great Lawn on…

Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and…

Report: Israel led air strike in Syria on July 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newspaper reports that U.S. officials say Israel targeted advanced anti-ship cruise missiles near Syria’s principal port city in an air attack carried out earlier this month. The New York Times reports that the U.S.…
CHRISTMAS AT THE CAMELOT CENTER

Christmas at the Camelot Center

The Southington facility provides therapeutic riding for kids with physical and mental disabilities.…
Enjoying art at Y.S.U.

Enjoying art at Y.S.U.

Vendors included picture art, handmade spoons and even handmade wind chimes at the fifteenth annual Summer of the Arts Festival.…
ZIMMERMAN-TRIAL

Zimmerman acquitted of murder

The six-member, all-woman jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching their decision Saturday night.…

D-Backs 1st big-league team to broadcast in Navajo

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 92 years after a major league game was first broadcast on radio, the Arizona Diamondbacks became the first big-league team to have its game broadcast in Navajo. Dan Arnold and George LaFrance had the…

Delta charter plane skids off runway in Fla.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Military officials say a chartered Delta Airlines jet has run off the runway at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida during stormy weather. The 167 passengers aboard the flight were coming from Guantanamo Bay,…

Verdict reached in George Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — After deliberating for more than 15 hours over two days, jurors have reached a verdict in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial. The jurors notified the judge Saturday night a little before 10 p.m. that…

Underwater Music Festival kicks off in Fla. Keys

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — It seems music sounds good underwater, too — even to the fish. About 200 divers and snorkelers submerged Saturday to listen to a radio station’s subsea concert in the Florida Keys National…

Blasts at Sunni mosques in Baghdad kill 21

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s worst wave of violence in half a decade continues. Authorities say bombs exploded outside two Sunni mosques in Baghdad late Saturday, killing at least 21 people leaving prayers. A separate attack at a funeral…

Questions jurors considered in Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The six female jurors who will determine whether George Zimmerman committed second-degree murder when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year entered a second day of deliberations Saturday. During almost three weeks of…
CANAL MARKER DEDICATED

Canal marker dedicated

In operation from 1845 to 1877, the canal played a major role in economic development in the Valley, serving as the modern highway of today.…