RI criminal charges dismissed against Mass. bishop

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Criminal charges have been dismissed against the leader of a Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts after he pleaded guilty to refusing a post-accident alcohol test. WPRO-AM reports the charges were dismissed Tuesday against…

Official describes rampant computer hacking at VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former computer security chief at the Department of Veterans Affairs is telling lawmakers that at least eight foreign-sponsored organizations have hacked into the department’s computer networks in recent years or were actively trying to…
Duct Tape Business

Young Girl Starts Business

An 11-year-old Mercer County student is taking her love of crafting and turning it into a small business. …

IMF says US cutting spending too much too fast

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund chief says upbeat financial markets are out of whack with a sluggish global economy that is showing signs of slowing even further. Christine Lagarde is also criticizing the U.S. for cutting…
Ambulance Emergency

Charges Filed in Crash

Charges were filed Tuesday against a man who crashed head-on into another vehicle in Wayne Township, injuring a 3-year-old boy who was not properly restrained in his truck. …

W. Pa. legislator urged to resign

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Some voters and newspapers are asking a state legislator from western Pennsylvania to resign because he used fictitious names to attack constituen……

Anger follows acquittal in death of Calif model

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has found a woman defendant not guilty of murder in the strangling of an aspiring model. The verdict Tuesday in favor of defendant Kelly Soo Park prompted friends of Redding…

Bad behavior on reality TV is tested path to fame

PHOENIX (AP) — Head butting, table flipping, hair pulling and other behavior generally considered impolite in public have become a tested strategy for reality TV fame in recent years. Even the most minute reality TV meltdown can result…

Underwood to lend voice to tornado relief on CMTs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood will pay tribute to the victims of the recent deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma when she appears at the CMT Music Awards. Underwood will perform her new single “See You Again,” recasting it…

Gator taken from Ohio home, video showed taunts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities near Dayton, Ohio, say charges may be filed against a man who was keeping a 7-foot alligator in his basement. The Humane Society of Greate……

5 Fla. students accused of selling guns at school

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Five students at a private Christian high school in Florida are accused of selling stolen guns on campus. The Martin County Sheriff’s office announced the arrests Tuesday. The suspects from Community Christian Academy in…

Farmers face tough decisions from delayed planting

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It’s decision time for many Midwest farmers stuck in one of the wettest springs ever: Plant or replant corn in muddy, puddled fields or collect crop insurance. The USDA says 91 percent of…

ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana far more often than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in a new study. The…
Harding Memory Books

Students Share Memories

Students in Youngstown put their memories of the school year to paper for everyone to see. …

Turkey’s street protests get personal

Brash and stubborn, Turkey’s leader doesn’t shrink from a scrap. His voice booms when he gets on a podium and his folksy zingers enthrall supporters as much as they repulse opponents. That trademark combativeness, though, is fueling the…

Kan. farmer sues Monsanto over GMO wheat discovery

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. growers by driving down…

W. Pa. man dies after fall through glass window

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) — A retired university professor has died after falling through the glass door of a sandwich shop. Authorities say 69-year-old Glen Brunken fe……