Prosecutor: Cop error caused Detroit girl’s death

DETROIT (AP) — A prosecutor says a Detroit police officer made critical errors during a raid that led to the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl. Jurors have heard opening statements Monday in the involuntary manslaughter trial of…

Pa. House panel approves GOP $28.3B budget plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee is sending a Republican-crafted state budget plan to the floor for debate. Monday’s 2……
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Crisis Caused Man to Leave

Springfield school board vice president and local attorney Jon Schoenike left the area because of a personal crisis, not because of illnesses, causing a three-day manhunt aided by the FBI.…

Libya: 5 dead in tribal clashes in southern town

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan security official says clashes between tribes of African and Arab origins have killed five people in a southern Libyan town, the latest sign of chaos in the country. The official says a…

Man hunting for pythons finds mysterious jewelry

MIAMI (AP) — Like most people who signed up for Florida’s official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades without ever seeing one of the elusive snakes. Something else caught his…

War crimes suspect extradited to Bosnia from NY

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Federal officials say a New York man has been extradited to his native Bosnia-Herzegovina to be tried for war crimes committed in the 1990s, including the torture of one prisoner and the slaying of…

Czech court OKs religious compensation plan

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic’s highest court has upheld a government plan to pay billions of dollars to religious groups in compensation for property the country’s former Communist regime seized from them. The Constitutional Court rejected an…

Pa. man gets life without parole for 2 slayings

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the slayings of his girlfriend and her mother in their central Pennsylvania home. Twenty-three-year……

90th birthday border crossings postponed by wind

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 90-year-old pilot’s plan to fly across the U.S.-Canadian border 90 times has been postponed by wind. John Lawton, of Seville, Ohio, had hoped to make the flight north of Buffalo on his 90th…
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Cruze Has Best May Ever

Chevrolet reported on Monday the Cruze had its highest-ever May sales.…

Bomb kills 9 Afghan children, 2 US troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeting an American military delegation outside a government office in eastern Afghanistan killed 12 people on Monday, including nine schoolchildren who were walking nearby and two international service members, officials said.…

UK judge: Anti-fur protest irked Lady Gaga fans

LONDON (AP) — A British judge has limited protests outside a London department store after management complained that Lady Gaga fans were disturbed by anti-fur campaigners during an appearance last year. High Court Judge Henry Globe said the…

Stocks are mixed after manufacturing slows down

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is starting out June a lot better than it ended May. Indexes stabilized in early trading Monday after finishing last month with a swoon late Friday afternoon. Energy and technology companies…

Not guilty plea entered for ‘Kai the Hitchhiker’

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A man who gained Internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has pleaded not guilty through a lawyer to a murder charge. Caleb McGillivary appeared Monday in a Union County jail courtroom. The 24-year-old…

China approves Penguin-Random House merger

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the world’s largest publishers, Random House Inc. and Penguin Group, expect to complete a planned merger next month. Parent companies Bertelsmann and Pearson announced Monday that the merger had been cleared by…

NATO to discuss Libya training, Afghanistan

BRUSSELS (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and other NATO defense ministers plan to take up the issue of training Libyan security forces as that country battles insurgents flowing into the south from Mali. Senior U.S. defense officials…

Police: Mom of kids found in Pa. meth lab charged

NESCOPECK, Pa. (AP) — Police in eastern Pennsylvania say the mother of three young children taken from a meth-lab trailer is now in prison facing drug charges. Officer……
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Company Buys RG Steel

An Illinois company has purchased the steel making assets at the former RG Steel mill in Warren.…
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Man Sentenced in Teen's Death

Tyler Stevens, 20, was sentenced to five years in prison Monday in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court for buying heroin that a 17-year-old Girard girl eventually died from using on her birthday. …