Internet-Cafe

Ohio Senate panel passes Internet cafe moratorium

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has approved a bill to immediately halt the expansion of Internet cafes. The measure that cleared the Senate’s govern……

France: jihadist convert arrested in Mali

PARIS (AP) — French troops in Mali have arrested a French citizen who converted to Islam, took on the jihadist cause and threatened his native country in a video last fall, the military spokesman said Tuesday. Col. Thierry…

Barnes Foundation presenting Ellsworth Kelly show

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is opening its first-ever solo artist exhibition with a display of wall sculptures by Ellsworth Kelly. It a……
WATER-BOIL-FAUCET

Boil Alert Issued

A boil alert has been issued for a portion of Brookfield.…
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1st-day deliberations end in Pa. abortion doc case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury has gone home after deliberating for two hours in the capital murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor accused of killing a patient and……

Ohio court rules restraining order must be served

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that to sustain a conviction for a restraining-order violation, prosecutors must prove the defendant was serve……

Philly band The Hooters rock in the Pa. Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Hooters, the rock band that recorded a string of hits in the 1980s, gave people working in and visiting the Pennsylvania Capitol a performanc……
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Bank Robber Sentenced

A Lisbon man who robbed a Maine bank was sentenced on Tuesday. …

Ohio archbishop offers support over class shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of Cincinnati is expressing sadness and offering prayers for a wounded student, his family and those in the school com……
Niles Fire

Woman Dies in Niles Fire

An elderly woman died at an area hospital after a fire broke out at her Niles home. It is the third fire fatality in the area in the past four days. …

Cops release video of Pa. couple swiping tiny pup

GIBSONIA, Pa. (AP) — Police have released surveillance video from a Pittsburgh-area pet store where they believe a couple stole a tiny Pomeranian puppy worth $700 by c……

Meningitis outbreak kills at least 40 in Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health officials say a meningitis outbreak has killed at least 40 people in the West African nation of Guinea. Conde Lansine, a doctor in the eastern city of Siguiri, said Tuesday it is feared…

Somali region executes 13 people by firing squad

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An official in a semiautonomous region of Somalia says the government has executed 13 prisoners, including a woman. Abdifatah Haji Aden, Puntland’s military court chairman, said the prisoners were executed by firing squad on…

ANC: We wanted to share Mandela with the world

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The African National Congress responds to a barrage of criticism over broadcasting video of a visibly frail Nelson Mandela by saying it wanted to share the anti-apartheid icon with South Africans and the world. Spokesman…

Ohio teen rape case grand jury finishes 1st day

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio grand jury has finished its first day of work investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl a judge……

Steelers backup Charlie Batch to speak at W&J

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Charlie Batch’s days as a backup quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers may be numbered, but he’s still in demand elsewhere in s……

Italian PM urges EU to focus on fostering growth

BERLIN (AP) — Italy’s prime minister is urging the European Union to drop its insistence on austerity policies and promote initiatives fostering growth instead. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Tuesday in Germany “it is absolutely necessary” to foster…