Fugitive ex-hospital CEO arrested in Thailand

POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A former Wyoming hospital CEO who disappeared before being tried on charges of defrauding his employers has been arrested in Thailand. FBI spokesman Dave Joly (JAHL’-ee) tells the Powell Tribune (http://bit.ly/197Xpdq ) Paul Cardwell…

Trash train derails in Baltimore area; no one hurt

LANSDOWNE, Md. (AP) — Police say a CSX train carrying trash has derailed southeast of Baltimore, but that no one was hurt. Baltimore County police Cpl. Cathy Batton says the derailment occurred just before 8 p.m. Friday in…
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Party on the Plaza Returns

Party on the Plaza, a downtown entertainment staple, officially kicked off Friday,…

Tow-truck driver thrown off highway in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say a collision on an elevated highway knocked a man standing by an idled vehicle over the expressway and into the water below, where he was rescued by firefighters. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi…
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Gay Community Holds Festival

The gay community of Youngstown is coming together for the 5th annual Youngstown Pride Festival downtown over the weekend.…

Key events in Santa Monica, Calif., shootings

Key moments in a shooting rampage Friday that killed at least six people in Santa Monica, Calif., before a gunman was shot and killed by police in a college library. Based on reports from witnesses, police, and fire,…
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First Warren Festival Begins

The ribbon was cut Friday to officially open the 29th annual African American Achievers Festival. …
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Local Company Reinvents Itself

RYO Machine, LLC on Route 422 in McKinley Heights has developed a new machine called the Phoenix Fastfill.…

Army suspends general linked to sex-assault probe

WASHIGNTON (AP) — The Army says it has suspended a two-star general from his duties in Japan for allegedly failing to report or properly investigate an allegation of sexual assault. The suspended officer, Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison,…

How did secret phone program help foil NYC plot?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. intelligence official says that the secret program that tracked hundreds of millions of domestic phone records helped disrupt a 2009 terror plot to bomb New York City subways. The official says the…

Xi says world benefits from US-China relations

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) says he’s meeting with President Barack Obama to chart the future of China’s relationship with the U.S. Xi says the world has reaped huge benefits from the…

Obama hopes for ‘new model of cooperation’

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming Chinese leader Xi Jinping to the U.S. expressing hope that extended and informal talks will lead to a “new model of cooperation” between the two countries. Obama spoke…
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Summer Festival Is Saturday

The Artists of the Rust Belt will hold its summer market from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the B & O Station in downtown Youngstown. …

Man who poisoned Auburn oaks set for release

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama fan who poisoned the oaks at Toomer’s Corner on the Auburn University campus is scheduled to be released on Monday. AL.com reported Friday evening (http://bit.ly/15Ut66k ) that Harvey Updyke Jr.…

Trial begins in NYC swimsuit designer death case

NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements and testimony were presented Friday in the trial of Nicholas Brooks, a songwriter’s son who is charged with the 2010 murder of his swimsuit designer girlfriend in a New York City hotel…

Obama, Xi open California summit with handshake

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) have opened two days of meetings with a handshake at a California retreat. Obama is welcoming Xi to a sprawling desert estate for…
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Columbiana Has Busy Main Street

Main Street only has four vacancies, and the Chamber of Commerce said two of the spots soon will be occupied. Business owners say a newly renovated downtown is adding to the allure, and so is the small-town feeling. …

State Dept hands over 97 pages of Benghazi info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has provided Congress with 97 pages of documents related to the September attack in Benghazi, Libya. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the documents deal with talking points used by…

Charges dismissed in airport pressure cooker case

DETROIT (AP) — Charges have been dismissed against a Saudi man arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after a pressure cooker was found in his bag. Al Khawahir was arrested May 11 and charged with giving false statements to…