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Summits joins forces

A community safety summit was held Saturday where local, state and federal agents came together with residents to discuss ways to keep neighborhoods safe. …

Police seek to break up large crowds in Istanbul, Ankara

ISTANDBUL (AP) — The intense conflict in Turkey between the government and protesters spread today from Istanbul to the capital of Ankara. In Instanbul, police wielded water cannon to break up thousands of demonstrators who had gathered in…

Don’t want mug shot online? Then pay up, sites say

After more than seven years and a move 2,800 miles across the country, Christopher Jones thought he’d left behind reminders of the arrest that capped a bitter break-up. That was, until he searched the Internet last month and…

Brazil: 250K protest against govt corruption

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators again took to streets in several Brazilian cities Saturday after the president broke a long silence to promise reforms, but the early protests were smaller and less violent…
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Model garden in Pa.

A community garden at Slippery Rock University could be a model for other projects in the area.…

Driver dies in 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Danish driver Allan Simonsen died following a crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday in the first driver fatality at the high-speed endurance event since 1997. Race organizers said the 34-year-old Simonsen was taken to…

LA monument to honor slain El Salvador archbishop

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles’ Salvadoran community on Saturday celebrated the groundbreaking of a plaza honoring a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador’s bloody 12-year civil war. The $350,000 monument in MacArthur Park…
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Police again search home of Patriots’ Hernandez

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — State police officers and dogs are searching the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as they investigate the killing of a semi-pro football player whose body was found nearby. Saturday’s…

Iowa man selling coffin gets questions about bones

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man’s online classified ad offering an oak coffin for sale neglected to mention the full skeleton inside, so police interrupted the deal and seized the bones. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil…

Obama to unveil climate plan in Tuesday speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’ll unveil a national plan to combat climate change in a speech Tuesday. Obama says in an online video that he’ll lay out his vision for reducing carbon pollution, preparing the…

Storm doesn’t halt Brooklyn’s strutting mermaids

NEW YORK (AP) — Storm-ravaged Coney Island is celebrating its survival with its annual wacky and weird Mermaid Parade. Hundreds of thousands of people hit the famed Brooklyn boardwalk Saturday for the procession, billed as the world’s largest…
Flames erupt from a plane after it crashed at the Vectren Air Show at the airport in Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and stunt walker on the plane instantly, authorities said. (AP Photo/Dayton Daily News, Ty Greenlees)

2 killed at Dayton Air Show

A plane carrying a wing walker crashed Saturday at the Dayton Air Show and exploded into flames, killing the pilot and stunt walker instantly, authorities said.…

Authorities assess damage from storm that killed 1

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities are assessing the damage from storm that killed a woman and seriously injured two other people yesterday in South Dakota. The Hamlin County Sheriff says a 63-year-old woman was killed after she…

1 Mich. plane crash victim was local firefighter

DETROIT (AP) — One of the four victims in a Detroit-area small plane crash was a firefighter and father of three who was always learning the latest about his profession and willing to share that with others, his…

Paula Deen fans vent their outrage at Food Network

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen’s fans are serving up deep-fried outrage to the Food Network for its decision to dump the Southern comfort food queen after she acknowledged using racial slurs in the past. Outside Deen’s Savannah…

4 workers hurt in Texas A&M construction accident

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A portion of an equestrian center that is under construction at Texas A&M University has collapsed. Texas A&M spokesman Lane Stephenson confirmed to The Associated Press there had been an accident Saturday morning…

Wing walker, pilot die in crash at Ohio air show

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that a stunt plane carrying a wing walker has crashed at an air show in western Ohio. The crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Vectren Air Show near Dayton. A…
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Farrell football preview

Farrell has advanced to the post-season in each of the last six years.…

Super full moon shines brightly this weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A “supermoon” rises this weekend. The biggest and brightest full moon of the year graces the sky early Sunday as our celestial neighbor swings closer to Earth than usual. While the moon will appear…