Fire erupts at Israeli prison holding ex-president

JERUSALEM (AP) — A fire erupted Sunday at the prison where former Israeli President Moshe Katsav is serving time, but he was not among the 11 people who suffered light injuries, authorities said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said…

3 killed in French building collapse after blast

REIMS, France (AP) — A possible gas explosion ripped off the side of a five-story residential building in France’s Champagne country on Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring 14 others, officials said. More than 100 rescue…

Israel minister: US should intervene in Syrian war

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister has called on the U.S to intervene in the Syrian civil war after intelligence reports of chemical weapons use there. The U.S has warned such weapons cross a red line and…

Egypt delegation talks Syria with Iranian leaders

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting an Egyptian presidential delegation has discussed the Syrian crisis with the leaders of Iran, the key regional ally of Syria’s President Bashar Assad. The report said Egyptian presidential adviser…

Cyberattack suspect to be sent home to Netherlands

MADRID (AP) — A Dutch citizen arrested in Spain on suspicion of launching what authorities have called the biggest cyberattack in Internet history is expected to be handed over to the Netherlands within 10 days, a Spanish court…

Gunmen surround Libya Foreign Ministry

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s prime minister warned of a perilous security situation Sunday after armed men stormed the Interior Ministry and a state-owned television station after blocking access to the Foreign Ministry. Two years after the country’s…

Jerry Lewis makes appearance at ‘King of Comedy’

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival has ended on a royal note with Jerry Lewis showing up at the 30th anniversary screening of “The King of Comedy.” The 87-year-old comedian-actor walked out to thunderous applause after…
Hundreds Attend Heart Ball

Hundreds Attend Heart Ball

Three local leaders were honored for their strides in the fight against heart disease and stroke.…

PHOTOS: Politics, press and stars mix at dinner

There were Republicans mixing with Democrats, journalists talking to Hollywood celebrities who play reporters or politicians and, of course, President Barack Obama. The president and headliner Conan O’Brien traded barbs about each other and many of those attending…
CONCERT BENEFITS SMARTS PROGRAM

Band Concert Benefits SMARTS

Saturday's concert was a benefit for Youngstown State University's SMARTS program. …
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Zordich Signs With Panthers

Penn State and Cardinal Mooney graduate Michael Zordich signs with Carolina as an undrafted free agent.…

10 members of Mexican band die in car crash

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Police say that 10 members of the musical group La Reyna de Monterrey have been killed and five injured in a road accident in northern Mexico. A police official says the driver of the…

Old standards greet fans on Jazz Fest’s 2nd day

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At 101 years old, New Orleans jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos opened one of 12 stages on the second day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Billy Joel brought the crowds and ended…
SHOCKSTRIP SHOWN OFF

Shockstrips Shown Off

Dr. Steven Novicky of Youngstown developed the pads three years ago after many of his young sports player patients complained of headaches and neck pain.…
FREE FLIGHT SAVES DOGS

Free Flight Saves Dogs

Three separate animal rescue efforts collaborated to get two dogs to their new homes on Saturday.…