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Police Probe Robberies

Warren police are investigating two armed robberies in the city.…

Army Ranger dies during parachute drill in Ga.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An Army Ranger was found dead on the ground with parachute cords wrapped around his neck after a routine training jump in southeast Georgia and commanders hope an investigation will reveal what went wrong,…

Ex-NY senator gets 5 years in prison in tax case

NEW YORK (AP) — Brash former state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr., who ran a once-respected health care network, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for looting the taxpayer-subsidized clinics to pay for children’s pony rides and…

Explosions remind La. that plants not always safe

By some measures, chemical plants like the one where a fatal explosion happened Thursday in Louisiana are among the safest manufacturing workplaces in America. But in the “chemical corridor” that lines the Mississippi River from New Orleans north…

Office building fire in Philly suburbs

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters are at the scene of an office building fire in the Philadelphia suburbs. The blaze broke out at around 4 p.m. Friday at the five-stor……

Mother of 2 passes out at wheel, faces drug charge

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A woman is under arrest in western Pennsylvania after police say she overdosed at the wheel of a car with her two children in the back seat. WPXI-TV r……
Wayne Mackey

Cops to Open for Money

Warren police Det. Wayne Mackey and his band, the OneFortyOnes, are one of the opening acts for Eddie Money tonight at the Warren Amphitheatre.…

Disappointing reports push down US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ending a choppy week lower after disappointing reports on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 105 points, or 0.7 percent, to 15,070 Friday. The Dow fell 1.2 percent this…

Newtown marks 6 months since school massacre

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The town where 20 children and six educators were massacred in December went silent for a moment Friday, six months later, at a remembrance event that doubled as a call to action on weapons…

Investor in Grand Canyon Skywalk dies at 51

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A representative says the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction in northwestern Arizona has died in Los Angeles. A Grand Canyon Skywalk Development spokesman in Phoenix…

Chicago paper apologizes for Boston bombing joke

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Tribune is apologizing for an image in the paper this week that joked about the Boston Marathon bombing in reference to the NHL teams playing for Stanley Cup. The apology stems from an…
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Course Installs GPS Units

Kennsington Golf Club in Canfield is now featuring the Visage GPS system in all 72 of their carts.…

Merle Haggard honored by Cal State Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — They call him “The Hag,” but now Merle Haggard can answer to “doctor” as well. Haggard was presented an honorary doctorate Friday by California State University, Bakersfield. The doctor of fine arts honor was…
WaterFire Sharon

Art Project Under Way

Driftwood may appear to be what’s floating on the Senango River in downtown Sharon, but it’s actually part of an art project underway.…

Ohioan passes POW bracelet to Vietnam veteran, 91

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohioan who wore a bracelet engraved with the name of a prisoner of war from Vietnam is passing it on to that Florida veteran on the 48th anniversary o……

DNA samples could solve Fla reform school mystery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Researchers took DNA samples from family members of boys who died decades ago at a now-defunct Florida reform school to try to help solve the mystery of which bodies were buried on the property.…

US rig count up 6 this week to 1,771

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by six this week to 1,771. The Houston-based company said Friday in its…