Warren Police

Man Arrested in Crash Try

A Warren man is facing charges for intentionally crashing his car with three children 3 years old or younger inside.…

Prize-winning writer working on surveillance book

NEW YORK (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist is working on a book about the “surveillance-industrial state” that emerged after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Penguin Press announced Thursday that it had acquired a book…

US business increased stockpiles 0.3 pct. in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in April, but their sales fell for a second straight month. The mixed report suggests economic growth could be slowing. The Commerce Department says business stockpiles rose 0.3 percent in…

SF, NY prosecutors push for anti-phone theft moves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York are set to announce the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition of police, prosecutors and other officials in an attempt to stop a surge in…

US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.98 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fixed U.S. mortgage rates rose for the sixth straight week, putting the average rate on the 30-year loan just shy of 4 percent. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on the 30-year loan increased…

US stocks edge lower as Japanese market slumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street after the Japanese market took another plunge. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 14,975 in the first few…

Queen’s portrait in Westminster Abbey defaced

LONDON (AP) — A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly defacing a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on display at London’s Westminster Abbey, police said. Fathers 4 Justice, a protest group that campaigns on behalf of fathers denied…

NYC nanny denies she killed 2 kids in her care

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City nanny accused of killing two children in her care says someone else did it and the charges against her “are all lies.” Yoselyn (YOH’-sih-lihn) Ortega tells the Daily News (http://nydn.us/12I320F…

Suspended Pa. teacher now facing fed porn charges

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A suspended northwestern Pennsylvania high school teacher who was acquitted last month of charges he fondled a 12-year-old boy during a 2010 visit now……

Companion apps, open worlds: 5 trends from E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From companion apps with the power to affect gameplay to racing games where players persistently speed across virtual roads, there’s several innovations on display at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this week that show off…

Zimmerman attorneys short of moving to next round

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — After three days of trying to seat a jury in Florida, prosecutors and attorneys for George Zimmerman have interviewed two dozen potential jurors but are still 10 short of being able to enter the…
Lowellville Fire

Photos: School Fire

Investigators believe lightning struck the Lowellville High School roof at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, causing a fire. …

2 jurists picked for ex-Pa. judge’s cocaine case

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has picked two judges to handle the criminal case of a former western Pennsylvania judge charged with stealing cocaine f……

UN says Afghan children casualties spike in war

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A United Nations agency says the number of children killed and injured in Afghanistan’s war has risen sharply this year. The U.N. Children’s Fund says 414 children have been killed or injured in the…

EU presents post-Fukushima nuclear safety rules

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is proposing tougher nuclear safety rules, amid international debate about the future of nuclear energy and how to secure aging plants. Stress tests on European nuclear plants prompted by the 2011 disaster…

Women in Film turns 40, honors Lucas, Linney

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Women in Film is turning 40, and the organization celebrated its milestone birthday at its annual Crystal + Lucy Awards. But while the night was one of celebration, honorees and guests said women’s…

Feds announce recovery of missing Nazi diary

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have recovered hundreds of pages from the wartime diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a Nazi party official and key adviser to Adolf Hitler. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and…

Toby Keith, Garth Brooks plan Okla. relief concert

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Another star-studded country music concert is planned to benefit victims of the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma last month. Toby Keith announced Thursday that his Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert will be held July 6 at…

Work resumes following death at 49ers stadium

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Employees building a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers are returning to the job, two days after an elevator mechanic was killed in a workplace accident. The San Jose Mercury News (http://bit.ly/10eURHB…