Pa. chief accused of having sex with crime victim

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania police chief was arrested Wednesday on witness intimidation and obstruction charges after authorities say he had s……

Federal agency, lab to study natural gas emissions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal agency and laboratory will conduct research on air emissions at natural gas drilling sites, and on possible hazards to workers. The Nation……

No plan to shift coverage for Pa. state workers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There are no plans to move state government workers into a federally run online health insurance marketplace that’s supposed to start up……

Artist chosen for Philly statue of boxer Frazier

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An artist has been chosen to create a Philadelphia statue in honor of late hometown boxing great Joe Frazier. Mayor Michael Nutter said in a stateme……

Singer Currington charged with threats to Ga. man

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police suspect country singer Billy Currington may have videotaped himself chasing a 70-year-old tour boat captain along a coastal Georgia creek and threatening to “finish him off” in a tirade filled with profanities, according…
Oil Prospects

Oil Prospects Wane

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources once estimated the Utica Shale under Ohio contained $500 billion in oil reserves. Some companies contend the venture is a bust, but others are sticking around despite the poor oil offering. …

‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ to close in June

NEW YORK (AP) — The work is indeed nice, but it won’t last forever — Broadway’s musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It” will be making a lot of people unemployed this June. Producers said Wednesday the…

Browns player apologizes for soliciting arrest

BEDFORD, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns linebacker Quentin Groves has apologized following his citation on a soliciting charge stemming from what police called a pros……

‘Teen Mom 2′ star charged with heroin possession

BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — One of the stars of the MTV series “Teen Mom 2″ has been arrested on drug charges in southeast North Carolina. Twenty-one-year-old Jenelle Evans was arrested in Brunswick County on Tuesday and charged with…

‘Teen Mom 2′ star charged with heroin possession

BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — One of the stars of the MTV series “Teen Mom 2″ has been arrested on drug charges in southeast North Carolina. Twenty-one-year-old Jenelle Evans was arrested in Brunswick County on Tuesday and charged with…
Soil Remediation

Illegal Dumping Alleged

A Lowellville company is being investigated by state and federal agencies for possible criminal charges and civil penalties regarding alleged dumping of hazardous oilfield waste directly into the ground. …
Drilling Noise Complaint

Well Noise Complaints Heard

A woman from Weathersfield Township took her complaints about drilling activity at a well near her home to Trumbull County Commissioners Wednesday.…

Report: Pa. air quality improving in some areas

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The American Lung Association says that air quality in parts of Pennsylvania is getting better, but there’s still plenty of room for improvem……

Philly officer charged with assault in 2011 event

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer has been suspended with intent to dismiss following charges of simple assault and official oppression stemming fr……
Youngstown Phantoms

Phantoms Prepare for Eastern Conference Finals

Three straight playoff wins have advanced the Phantoms to the Eastern Conference Finals. But, it was a move off the ice back in November, that has dramatically impacted the team's fortune this season.…

OH abortion clinic closes after failed inspection

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio abortion provider has closed after failing a state health and safety inspection. The Ohio Department of Health ordere……