Ohio rape investigation grand jury resumes work

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio grand jury is resuming its examination of whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl raped by two high school f……
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Arrest Made in Ricin Case

A grand jury indictment accuses Matthew Ryan Buquet, 37, of mailing a death threat to U.S. District Judge Fred Van Sickle in Spokane on May 14.…
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Tornado Damage Estimate Is $2B

Also Wednesday, authorities released the identities of the 24 people, including 10 children, who died. …
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Toth Declared Cancer Free

Adrienne Toth sent a picture on Wednesday showing her newborn son, Kellan, holding a sign declaring "my mommy is cancer free."…
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Permit to Be Issued for Plant

The Ohio EPA held an informational meeting Wednesday evening about an air pollution permit it plans to issue soon to Pennant Midstream for its proposed gas processing plant in Springfield Township.…
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7 Receive Golden Apples

The Golden Apple awards are given to teachers in the Youngstown Diocese that go above and beyond to assist in the spiritual and educational development of their students. …
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Statue Questioned

Some residents at a town hall meeting Wednesday felt the choice of Clement Vallandigham for the statue might send the wrong message about what Lisbon stands for.…

Philly police shoot, kill 2 suspects after chases

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed two armed suspects in Philadelphia after pursuits in different parts of the city. WPVI-TV (http://bit.ly/12……
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2 Charged in PTO Theft

Update Gina Grata, 45, and Kelly Vocaire, 41, both of Hermitage, have been charged with theft and two counts of conspiracy for allegedly stealing more than $35,000 from the Hermitage Parent Teacher Organization.…
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Mikovich Powers Fitch Past Aurora

Austintown Fitch girls advance to the Division I Regional Semifinals for the first time since 2005 after a 5-2 victory over Aurora on Wednesday.…

Occupy Easton protesters ordered to leave Thursday

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Officials in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Easton have told Occupy protesters to leave by noon Thursday or be cited for trespassing. The (Easton)……
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Bald Eagle Shot, Killed

The wounded eagle was found by people riding all-terrain vehicles on May 10 in northern Cambria County, and the bird died before it could be treated for a single wound from a small-caliber gun.…
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Havana House Opens Lounge

To celebrate the grand opening of the Wynwood Cigar Lounge on Friday, the Havana House in Niles will hold an art auction, with proceeds benefiting the Purple Cat. …
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YSU Falls in Tourney Opener

The fifth-seeded Penguins will now play an elimination game at 7 p.m. on Thursday against either Valparaiso or UIC.…
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Senate Offers Budget Changes

Democrats in the Ohio Senate suggested Wednesday that budget writers take millions of dollars from a proposed income tax cut for higher wage earners and direct it to schools instead.…