US asks parties in Turkey to ‘calm the situation’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is calling for all parties in Turkey to “calm the situation” amid anti-government protests. In a statement, spokeswoman Laura Lucas says the U.S. believes peaceful public demonstrations “are a part of democratic…

Draghi defends bond program ahead of court hearing

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is defending a central bank program that has been credited with calming market turmoil over the continent’s debt crisis, ahead of closely watched hearings in a court challenge…

Ohio St president apologizes to Big Ten

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University has apologized to the Big Ten conference for “hurtful remarks” he made last year about some u……

Ohio St president apologizes to Big Ten

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University has apologized to the Big Ten conference for “hurtful remarks” he made last year about some university athletic programs. In a statement Sunday, Gordon Gee says he apologized…

Nearly 2,800 told to evacuate amid Calif. wildfire

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials estimate that nearly 3,000 people from some 700 homes are under evacuation orders as a wildfire rages north of Los Angeles. LA County Sheriff’s Lt. David Coleman said at a news conference Sunday…

Israel Day Parade includes NY mayoral candidates

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is celebrating Israel today. Fifth Avenue was a sea of white and blue for the Israel Day Parade. More than 30,000 marchers and 17 bands walked with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…
Scout Sunday

Scouts Celebrate 45 Years

An area Boy Scout troop that works with young men with mental and physical disabilities celebrated a significant anniversary Sunday. …

Actress Pia Zadora arrested on domestic battery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer-actress Pia Zadora has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and coercion after a disturbance at her Las Vegas home. The 61-year-old Zadora was booked Saturday into the Clark County Detention Center and…
Boardman Baptist Expansion

Local Church Expanding

Boardman Baptist Church held a ground-breaking ceremony Sunday to kick-off a new project. …
Miami Shooting

Shots Fired, Woman Arrested

A woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after reports of shots fired in a Youngstown neighborhood.…
Free Skate

Free Skating Passes Offered

An area skating rink is offering a program to help kids fight obesity by getting them off the couch and keeping them active. …

Diocese announces more Philly-area parish mergers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced mergers that will affect more than two dozen Roman Catholic parishes in the Philadelphia region. T……
Central-Europe-Floods

Central Europe hit by floods after days of rain

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in parts of central Europe issued disaster warnings and scrambled to reinforce flood defenses Sunday as rivers swelled by days of heavy rain threatened to burst their banks. Several people have died or are…

New prison being built in suburban Philly

SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) — More than eight decades after a state prison was built at Graterford in suburban Montgomery County, work has begun on a $400 million replacement fo……
Fatal crash

Police: Blaylock facing charges after fatal crash

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say former NBA star Mookie Blaylock remains hospitalized and faces two charges after a fatal crash in suburban Atlanta. Jonesboro Police Chief Franklin Allen said Sunday that the 46-year-old Blaylock is charged with driving…
Central-Bank-Group

Central bank group warns markets ‘under a spell’

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Investors have ignored poor economic news as stocks have risen, leaving markets now vulnerable to unsettling volatility and potential losses, an organization of the world’s central banks said Sunday. The Bank for International Settlements…

Pa. girl’s family appeals for direct lung donor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Relatives of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who they say has been denied a life-saving lung transplant because of her age are appealing to the pub……
Ambulance Emergency

Boy Injured in Crash

A 3-year-old boy was injured in a head-on collision in Lawrence County. …