NH service planned for Conn. school gunman’s mom

KINGSTON, N.H. (AP) — A memorial service is planned in New Hampshire for the woman whose son shot her dead at their Connecticut home in December and then drove to an elementary school and killed 20 children and…
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Salem Company Faces Fines

A Salem trailer manufacturing business was cited by federal inspectors for safety violations that could cost the company more than $50,000.…

No civil rights charges in Wis. squad car death

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal investigation into the death of a Milwaukee man who was seen in squad car video gasping for breath and pleading for help is closed and no civil rights charges will be filed, the…

Ralph Lauren report to address shareholder issue

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A shareholder resolution asking Ralph Lauren Corp. to report on social and environmental issues has been withdrawn by New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli after the global retailer promised to issue such a report next…

Tax overhaul: Looking to IRS scandal for momentum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm engulfing the Internal Revenue Service could provide a boost for lawmakers who want to simplify U.S. tax laws — a code that is so complicated most Americans buy commercial software to help them…

Md. school wants student beating lawsuit dismissed

A lawyer for a Maryland college is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a man attacked on campus by a baseball bat-wielding student, saying it wasn’t the school’s responsibility to protect him. Joshua Ceasar, 23,…

Horse rescued by crane after falling in Calif well

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — A horse that fell into a well has been rescued by fire crews, veterinarians and a crane operator at a small California ranch. The Marin Independent Journal reported (http://bit.ly/17mFIXF ) that the horse…

‘Iron Man 3′ star Rebecca Hall heads to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — Rebecca Hall, who plays a brilliant biologist in “Iron Man 3,” will soon get to play a murderer onstage. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Tuesday that Hall will star on Broadway in the first…

Oregon teen in court on school bomb plot charges

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager accused of plotting to blow up his high school has been arraigned but didn’t enter a plea. Seventeen-year-old Grant Acord appeared Tuesday in a video feed from a juvenile detention center…
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No Injuries in 3 Car Crash

A driver turned left in front of another vehicle, causing a three-car crash early Tuesday.…
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New 1714 Pres. Sworn In

Update The second largest union at General Motors in Lordstown swore in their new president on Tuesday.…
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Four Promoted at YPD

Four Youngstown police officers were promoted on Tuesday during a ceremony at City Hall.…

Rick Springfield to publish debut novel in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Creative writing was Rick Springfield’s first love, and he’s returning to it with his debut novel. A Tuesday news release says the musician-actor will release “Magnificent Vibration” in May 2014 on the Simon &…

IMF still confident in Lagarde after French probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IMF is reiterating its confidence in Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s leadership after a French court stopped just short of charging her in an investigation of a payoff to a businessman. Lagarde was questioned at…

Wife of Marine in Texas slayings found dead in NC

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a Marine killed after going on a shooting spree in Texas also is suspected of killing his wife in North Carolina. Jacksonville, N.C., police say 21-year-old Rubi Estefania Smith of Bakersfield, Calif.,…
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Levy Passes by 1 Vote

The Brookfield Local School District’s first school levy in nearly two decades passed by a single vote after provisional and absentee ballots were counted.…

Penn gets $15M Quattrone gift to research justice

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania has received a $15 million gift to examine the U.S. criminal justice system from someone who has had some experience with it: ex-Wall Street banker Frank Quattrone. Penn announced Tuesday that…

Stocks jump after home prices, confidence surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising sharply on Wall Street after U.S. home prices rose the most in seven years and consumer confidence reached a five-year high. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed as much as 210…