Death toll rises in Quebec fire

The official death toll from a fire that roared through a Quebec seniors’ residence last week climbed to 14 on Monday.

Australian boy likely killed by crocodile

DARWIN, Australia (AP) – Rangers searching for a 12-year-old boy snatched by a crocodile in northern Australia have recovered evidence stron…

Bird flu cases rise in China

Authorities in eastern China said Tuesday they will ban live poultry sales after an increase in the number of people infected with the H7N9 …

Avalanches cut off city

Highway access to the city at the end of the trans-Alaska pipeline has been cut off indefinitely by avalanches.

Feds drop case against reputed mob boss

Federal prosecutors abandoned their pursuit of a reputed Philadelphia mob boss on Monday after he twice beat charges in a gambling and racke…

Most charges dropped against Pa. man

The judge dismissed all but two attempted homicide counts, saying there was enough evidence to support the charges only in the cases of Robe…

President Obama stopping in West Mifflin

A steel plant and a Costco store are among the places President Barack Obama plans to visit on a four-state tour after the State of the Unio…

Rape victim sues officer over arrest

A woman who reported being violently raped and assaulted by a cab driver filed a lawsuit Monday against a Cincinnati police officer who arre…

Infant mortality high in area

The national infant mortality rate is 6.1 percent, but it is nearly 10 percent in Mahoning County.

Man vows to beat the odds

Randy Heaver of New Middletown has vowed to beat his months-only prognosis of pancreatic cancer.