Fatal Fire in Vienna

1 Dead in Vienna Fire

Update A Vienna man died late Saturday when his mobile home caught fire. …

Mexico says smugglers abandon migrants at sea

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican navy said Monday it has detected a disturbing trend of migrant smugglers abandoning boatloads of people at sea off the coast of Baja California. The Navy said that each month it has…

Ohio AG backs tougher prison terms for gun crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposed new law backed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWin……
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Man Sentenced For Fatal Crash

A Youngstown man was sentenced on Monday to six months in jail after being convicted of causing a fatal crash in 2009. …

UN urges Syria to let in chemical weapons experts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is again appealing to Syria to allow a team of experts into the country “without delay and without any conditions” to investigate allegations of chemical weapons use. The U.N. chief told…

NW Pa. highway closed by spewing oil from pipeline

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania highway had to be closed for about five hours when crude oil mixed with natural gas spewed about 60 feet into the air whe……

FDA rejects 2 HIV drugs from Gilead Sciences

FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday that the Food and Drug Administration rejected two marketing applications for HIV treatments, citing quality control problems at the company’s manufacturing facilities. The FDA informed the company in…

Editorials from around Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, April 27 Helping communi……

Justices dismiss La. case over trial delays

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court dismissed an appeal Monday from a Louisiana man who claimed that most of a seven-year delay between his arrest and murder trial was the result of a breakdown in the…

Utah police: Man shot talked of suicide before

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — A man shot and wounded Monday morning after pulling a gun in a police station lobby in suburban Salt Lake City told officers months ago that he wanted to be killed by…

Pending US home sales reach 3-year high in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes rose in March to the highest level in three years, pointing to higher sales this spring. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its…

S&P 500 reaches new high, led by tech

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies led the stock market higher Monday, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index above the all-time closing high it reached earlier this month. A pair of strong economic reports also encouraged investors.…

Kosovo: 3 get jail time in organ trafficking case

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A court in Kosovo found two citizens guilty of human trafficking and organized crime Monday in a major trial against seven people suspected of running an international organ trafficking ring that took kidneys from…

Court: State can block out of state use of FOIA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it’s legal for a state to limit use of its Freedom of Information Act to its own residents. The court unanimously upheld a federal appeals court decision validating Virginia’s…

Pa. man told to install $20,000 septic system

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man is being told to oust his outhouse. The Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster Sunday News (http://bit.ly/189e0c4) repo……

Google’s virtual assistant invades Siri’s turf

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is trying to upstage Siri, the sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The duel began Monday with the release of a free…

NY, Israel museums jointly buy Hebrew manuscript

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and The Israel Museum in Jerusalem have jointly acquired a 15th-century illuminated Hebrew manuscript, they announced Monday. The Mishneh Torah is a rare manuscript with text…

Authorities: Student shoots self in Ohio classroom

CINCINNATI (AP) — A student at an Ohio Catholic high school is in critical condition after police say he pulled out a gun and shot himself in his classroom. A University of Cincinnati Medical Center spokeswoman reported the…