Burned trees, vehicles, and other debris lie strewn about following a gas line explosion in Knifley, Ky. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The underground line in rural southern Kentucky exploded early Thursday, sending two people to the hospital and destroying two homes. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Kentucky gas line explodes

The explosion happened about 2 a.m. in a hillside about 100 feet off the road and left a crater 60 feet wide, Adair County Emergency Managem…

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World’s largest solar plant opens

The $2.2 billion complex of three generating units, owned by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy, can produce nearly 400 me…

Train Derailment

Train carrying oil derails in western Pa.

Spokesman Dan Stevens says 19 cars carrying heavy crude and two cars contained liquid propane derailed, and about 2,000 to 3,000 gallons of …


Charges filed in fatal ‘huffing’ crash

State police have arrested a central Pennsylvania woman they allege was “huffing” from a can of dust cleaner before she crashed her car into…

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Man’s body found after fire

Dental records will be used to confirm the identity of the victim, who is believed to be the husband of a 76-year-old woman who was able to …

Child abuse

Rescued Ohio children enjoying freedom

In court documents obtained by The Associated Press, authorities describe “horrific” conditions the children were subjected to by their moth…

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Trial set in child buying case

A Cuyahoga Falls man is facing federal charges after he tried to by a child on the internet and met with undercover officers in Alliance.

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Two indicted in soldier robbery

Two Trumbull County men are facing charges after police say they kidnapped a local soldier and forced him to withdraw money from his bank ac…


Man charged in Amish buggy horse shooting

A man from the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country faces charges in a drive-by shooting that killed a horse pulling a buggy with five peop…