Ohio cities, schools invest $1B in new program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new state investment program that’s offering Ohio school districts, cities and libraries higher yields and easier access to their inve……
Timothy Woodyard

Boy Forced to Cut Wires

A Warren man pleaded not guilty to charges that accuse him of forcing his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to cut down live telephone wires and act as a lookout. …

Central Pa. doc pleads to fraud, embezzlement

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania physician has pleaded guilty to embezzling his employees’ retirement funds and overbilling Medicare and priva……
NFL-Draft

NFL Draft: Area Notes

Before you sit down to watch the NFL Draft in two days, here's a listing of the players from area high schools to be selected in the first couple of rounds. …

Pa. man charged with burning woman with perfume

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges he dangled his girlfriend’s infant daughter out a window, then doused the woman with pe……

Gun rights backers vow at rally to keep up fight

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gun rights supporters are vowing to continue their fight over the Second Amendment at a rally outside the Pennsylvania Capitol. Hundreds and hu……

Quakers protest PNC mountaintop removal financing

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A group of Quaker protesters are asking PNC Bank to stop funding projects that use mountaintop removal to produce coal. About 25 protesters held sign……

Sestak raises $460K for still-undefined campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — People who helped contribute $460,000 to Joe Sestak in the first three months of this year say they gave even though the former congressman hasn&……

Stolen western Pa. school bus found, perp not

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A school bus stolen from a Pittsburgh company’s lot has been found, but police still don’t know who stole it or why. The bus was reported f……

W. Pa. men charged with making banana moonshine

MIDWAY, Pa. (AP) — Two men have been charged by police with making banana brandy moonshine in a shed next to one of the men’s mobile homes in western Pennsylvania.……

Gannon student jailed after stripping, assault

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A student at Gannon University in Erie has been jailed on charges that he fought with campus and city police after first taking off his clothes in the camp……

Metroparks to run Lake Erie parks in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lake Erie parks in Cleveland are going to be operated by the regional Cleveland Metroparks system instead of the state of Ohio. The Cleveland City Coun……

Ex-Pa. doc guilty of molesting 2 reform schoolers

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A former western Pennsylvania doctor already serving six to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a teen boy from 1989 to 1995 while working as a Boy S……