National-Weather

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, April 25, 2013. Multiple weather features brought active weather to the nation on Thursday. In the east, a strong cold front finally pushed offshore and into the Atlantic Ocean, which allowed for…

3 generations of Wyeths coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — American realist painter Andrew Wyeth left an indelible impression on Eric Sambol after a museum class trip in the 1970s. Many years later, the New Jersey businessman was able to acquire a work by…

Paltrow: ‘Most beautiful’ title ‘not true’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow says she’s thrilled to be picked by People magazine as “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for 2013 but it’s “obviously not true.” Paltrow questioned her own selection as she walked the red carpet…
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Pa. college student injured in fall from building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania college student has been injured after falling three stories from a building on campus. The incident hap……

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Concert promoter Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall. The Gibson Amphitheatre’s lease is ending…
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Poland Man Killed in Crash

A Poland man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Lee Township, Carroll County, when his semi overturned on state Route 9.…
Court

Endangerment trial ordered for NW Pa. pastor, wife

KANE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania pastor and his wife have been ordered to stand trial on charges that they endangered their three children by not feeding th……
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Businessman Honored

A Struthers businessman has finally received an award from Struthers City Council Wednesday that has been at the center of controversy in the city for over a month. …
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Man ordered to trial in slaying of Pa. woman

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of his girlfriend last month. Twenty-two-year-old Nicholas M……
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Federal judge found dead in western Pa. home

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A medical examiner’s office official says a western Pennsylvania federal judge was found dead in his home of apparent natural causes. A spoke……
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FitzGerald Joins 2014 Race

Ed FitzGerald, the chief executive for Cuyahoga County, officially announced Wednesday that he will challenge Gov. John Kasich in the 2014 governor's race. …
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Haslams Doing Damage Control

Jimmy Haslam's wealth is estimated at $1.8 billion by Forbes magazine, which also ranks Pilot Flying J as the sixth-largest privately held company in the country.…
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Slaying Suspect to Claim Insanity

An 18-year-old man charged with killing a prominent Ohio attorney and his wife in their home with a sledgehammer will plead not guilty by reason of insanity, his attorney said in court on Wednesday.…
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Senate Targets Internet Cafes

Republican Senate President Keith Faber said Wednesday that a majority of his caucus now agrees the cafes are involved in criminal activities, including illegal gambling, and should be outlawed.…
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New Info in Bombing Probe

In a striking new development, U.S. officials said the name of the dead suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was added by the CIA to a terrorist database 18 months ago. …
Federal authorities, some in HazMat suits, walk outside the staging area Wednesday as they search at a small retail space where neighboring business owners said Everett Dutschke used to operate a martial arts studio, in connection with the recent ricin attacks in Tupelo, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Ricin Letters Probe Continues

The investigation into poisoned letters mailed to President Barack Obama and others has shifted from an Elvis impersonator to his longtime foe, and authorities must now figure out if an online feud between the two men might have escalated into something more sinister.…