Elderly woman attacked by black bear in NM

RATON, N.M. (AP) — State wildlife officials say an 82-year-old bedridden woman suffered scratches on her face and head when a 400-pound black bear broke into her northern New Mexico home and attacked her. The Department of Game…

Court: Girls can buy morning-after pill for now

NEW YORK (AP) — Girls of any age can buy generic versions of emergency contraception without a prescription while the federal government appeals a judge’s ruling allowing the sales, according to a ruling Wednesday by a federal appeals…
Mahoning Valley Historical Society Awards

MVHS Presents Annual Awards

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society has announced the winners of its 9th annual Historic Preservation Awards, with five projects receiving the 2013 Community Revitalization Awards. …

‘Hot in Cleveland’ going live with William Shatner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The TV Land channel says William Shatner will guest star on this month’s live premiere of “Hot in Cleveland.” Brian Baumgartner of “The Office” also will be part of the episode, which is set…

LA judge orders Dodgers to release deal details

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ruled that Los Angeles Dodgers ownership has to reveal details about its financial arrangements with former owner Frank McCourt. Michael Sitrick, a spokesman for current owners, Guggenheim Baseball Management, said the…

Capsule reviews of ‘The Internship,’ ‘Much Ado’

“The Internship” — There are really three movie stars headlining this movie: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, and Google. Actually, it’s a surprise Google doesn’t get top billing over the humans, so adoringly is the company displayed. But if…

Ohio mom who drowned children gets limited release

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman found not guilty by reason of insanity in the bathtub drowning deaths of her two children has been granted conditional release from a men……

US condemns Syria regime’s capture of key town

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is condemning the Syrian regime’s capture of a strategic border town and says the involvement of Lebanese Hezbollah threatens Lebanon’s stability. Syrian troops and their Hezbollah allies captured Qusair Wednesday after a…

Southern Baptist ranks dip again as baptisms fall

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Membership among Southern Baptists has fallen slightly for the sixth straight year. The nation’s largest Protestant denomination released in-house statistics Wednesday showing that total membership dropped 0.66 percent in 2012. The annual report prepared…

Arias lawyers take case to court of public opinion

PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias’ attorneys have tried motions for mistrials, allegations of prosecutorial misconduct, appeals, even efforts to quit the case entirely. After losing every time inside the courtroom, this week they took their case to the…

Review: Whedon’s ‘Much Ado’ is charming if slight

Joss Whedon’s bare-bones “Much Ado About Nothing” is the cinematic equivalent of Shakespeare in the parking lot — and proof, again, that it doesn’t take much doing to bring Shakespeare to life. The circumstances of this low-budget, black-and-white…

Texas home searched again in ricin investigation

Authorities have returned to a Texas home linked to the investigation into ricin-tainted letters sent to New York City’s mayor and President Barack Obama. FBI agents wearing hazardous material suits were seen going in and out of the…

Ex-Alabama player Pollard indicted in kidnapping

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven people, including a former Alabama basketball player and his mother, have been charged with conspiring to kidnap a 6-year-old girl from an east Mississippi elementary school in a plot that allegedly involved a…

Tropical Storm Andrea nears Fla.’s west coast

MIAMI (AP) — The first named storm of Atlantic season, Andrea, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico and was likely to bring wet weather to parts of Florida’s west coast by the end of the week. Forecasters…

Syracuse University naming studio for Dick Clark

NEW YORK (AP) — Syracuse University is naming a renovated broadcast studio on its campus for the late television producer and host Dick Clark. Clark’s family donated $5 million to rebuild the studio at the S.I. Newhouse School…

Commission legal team probing PG&E blast resigns

SAN FRANCICSO (AP) — Lead attorneys probing a deadly California pipeline explosion for state regulators have abruptly quit the investigation, putting the integrity of the probe in jeopardy, a San Bruno city official said Wednesday. City Manager Connie…

NY man who played Elmo charged in Girl Scouts scam

NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man with a history of playing an evil version of the “Sesame Street” Elmo character has been charged in New York with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts organization.…
Warren Vienna JEDD

Warren Considers JEDD

There could be new development and manufacturers coming to Trumbull County, and two communities are looking at joining forces to help spur the economic development. …

Krasinski says life is weird after ‘The Office’

BOSTON (AP) — Actor John Krasinski is back in his home state of Massachusetts to help raise funds for cancer research and pay tribute to 100 people and organizations who have helped fight the disease. Krasinski is hosting…