Nominations sought for OH Veterans Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s Department of Veterans Services is urging nominations for inductions into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame. The deadline for no……

EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered estimates of how much of a potent greenhouse gas is being leaked……

SUV crash into trees kills 2, injures 1 in Pa.

BOYERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a sport utility vehicle struck first one tree and then another on an eastern Pennsylvania hillside, killing two people and leaving the……

Leftist priests: Francis can fix church ‘in ruins’

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A new pope from Latin America known for ministering to the poor in his country’s slums is raising the hopes of advocates of liberation theology, whose leftist social activism had alarmed previous pontiffs.…

Man shot in western Pa. music store identified

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a man shot to death after reportedly brandishing a wooden club in an attack on the o……

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s handwritten ledger online

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An intriguing peek into the daily scribbles and life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald is now available online, just weeks before the opening of the movie “The Great Gatsby.” Researchers from the University of…
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Maurice Clarett Gives Back

Ex-college football start Maurice Clarett worked with local teens in an effort to steer them away from a negative path.…

More than just numbers in Ohio’s Medicaid debate

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A move to expand Medicaid in Ohio and give more low-income residents access to health care is on shaky ground. But the debate over a key part of Preside……

Dispatch work honored in Ohio school shootings

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Five law-enforcement dispatchers in Ohio have been honored for their work during a chaotic school shooting which left three students dead and thr……

Teen killed, 3 injured in drive-by Pa. shooting

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say gunfire has claimed two lives in a violence-plagued city near Philadelphia, including a drive-by shooting that left one teenager……

UK concerned over treatment of suspects in UAE

LONDON (AP) — The British government says it has expressed concern to United Arab Emirates authorities over allegations that three Britons held in Dubai on drug charges were abused. Grant Cameron, Suneet Jeerh and Karl Williams were arrested…

Man charged in stabbing deaths at Pa. mobile home

TIONESTA, Pa. (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault in the stabbing deaths of a man and woman found at a mobile home in northwestern……

Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president’s office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country’s most senior judges. Just…

Ex-Marine appeals Ohio mosque fire conviction

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former Marine from Indiana has appealed his conviction and prison sentence for starting a fire inside an Ohio mosque because he wanted revenge for……

Higher expectations for digital media at NewFronts

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, the inaugural Digital NewFronts didn’t skimp on the hype. Google, Hulu, Yahoo and others made brash, glitzy presentations to advertisers trumpeting their ascendancy in a rapidly changing media landscape. Even Jay-Z dropped…

Boston suspects’ father postpones trip to US

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The father of the two Boston bombing suspects said Sunday that he has postponed a trip from Russia to the United States because of poor health. “I am really sick,” Anzor Tsarnaev, 46, told…