Prosecutor: Ohio bomb suspect used phone in plot

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says an Ohio bridge bomb-plotting suspect planned to use a phone to detonate what he thought were real explosives. Assistant U.S. Attor……

White House threatens veto of defense policy bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is threatening a veto of the House version of the defense policy bill over limits it places on President Barack Obama’s authority to handle terror suspects at the detention facility at Guantanamo…
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Cop Violated Family's Trust

The attorney for a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly solicited for sex by a Youngstown police detective investigating the girl's statutory rape cases says the girl and her family are recovering following the investigation and may file a lawsuit on the girl's behalf.…

Man charged in Jeep crash near White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Ohio man has been charged with crashing his unoccupied Jeep near a White House Secret Service guard booth. Joseph Reel of Kettering, Ohio, has been charged with destruction of government property and was ordered…

Man pleads guilty in anti-Muslim NYC cabbie attack

NEW YORK (AP) — A baby-faced college student will serve 9 1/2 years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to charges he attacked a New York City taxi driver from Bangladesh during an anti-Muslim tirade inside a cab.…

Man plans to open retro arcade in Allentown, Pa.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man plans to open a museum in Allentown, where he’ll put his collection of retro arcade games from the 1950s to 1980s on displ……

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,100

As of Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at least 2,100 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP…

90-year-old lobsterman survives sinking off Maine

HARPSWELL, Maine (AP) — A 90-year-old lobsterman is eager to get back on the water after surviving the sinking of his boat by swimming to a nearby island through the icy waters of the Gulf of Maine. Philip…

DA: Couple had tequila before stiletto stabbing

HOUSTON (AP) — A prosecutor says a Houston woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death with her stiletto heel had been drinking tequila with him at a nightclub earlier. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/18tdGKL ) reports a judge…

OTC morning-after pill sales coming _ but not yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away — but after a decade-plus fight, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner by a…

Chad Johnson lawyer seeks cut in 30-day jail term

MIAMI (AP) — The backside pat former NFL star Chad Johnson gave his lawyer in court was not meant as disrespect to a judge and certainly wasn’t something that warrants a 30-day jail sentence, the attorney said Tuesday…

Pa. House panel advances child abuse law changes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Several changes to Pennsylvania laws that deal with child abuse are moving in the state Legislature following favorable committee votes. The H……

A look at Turkey and its widespread protests

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Islamic-led government is facing its biggest protests in years as demonstrators and police clashed Tuesday for the 12th straight day. Here’s a look behind the scenes: Q: What’s going on in Turkey? A: Demonstrators…
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St. Columba Hosts Art Camp

The Downtown Mission's Children's Art Camp is sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Office of Black and Indian Missions through a grant. It is hosted by the Missions Office of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.…

Southern Baptists re-elect first black president

HOUSTON (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention has re-elected its first black president, the Rev. Fred Luter Jr. Luter was first elected in 2012. His presidency comes at a time when the nation’s largest Protestant denomination is trying…

Multiple injuries reported in Kentucky bus crash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A bus carrying students on a college campus visit crashed on a Kentucky interstate Tuesday and several dozen aboard were taken to hospitals, authorities said. The bus was a charter service and had 42…

ACLU sues over NSA phone records program

NEW YORK (AP) — Two prominent civil rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the National Security Agency over its program that reportedly collects the telephone records of millions of American customers of Verizon. The American Civil Liberties…

US stocks end a choppy day with a loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are ending lower after a volatile day as investors position themselves for less economic stimulus from central banks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 116 points to close at 15,122 Tuesday, a loss…

NBC’s ‘The Voice’ limping to finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite being set up to shine, “The Voice” is limping to its finish on NBC. The network’s most popular show had around 11 million viewers for both of its editions last week. Next week…