Allegiant Flight

Allegiant fleet back in service

Allegiant Air says its fleet of MD-80 aircraft is back in service after an overhaul of emergency exit slides.…
Furlough protest

Shutdown impacts sewer project

Update Furloughed workers at the Air Reserve Station in Vienna Township gathered Wednesday for a peaceful protest.…

Gov’t reimburses man for ‘mutt-ilated’ currency

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who painstakingly gathered and reassembled parts of five $100 bills eaten by his golden retriever has been reimbursed by the U.S. Treasury for the “mutt-ilated” currency. Wayne Klinkel of Helena received…

Pa. dealer takes longer sentence to spare mate

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania judge has agreed to a drug dealer’s chivalrous request to spend five extra years in prison in exchange for letting the man’s live-in girlfriend avoid a felony conviction and the resulting…
Alexis Perez

Guilty verdict in drug case

A Youngstown man was found guilty on drug trafficking charges surrounding a heroin ring that brought the drug from Chicago to areas in Youngstown.…
Route 224 accident

Cruiser collides with two cars

An Ohio State Patrol trooper and two other people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Boardman Wednesday. …

Future of Flint’s floating house up in the air

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A structure designed to look like a floating house in downtown Flint that was built as part of an art project will be torn down or moved elsewhere, organizers said. Stephen Zacks, founder and…

Review: ‘Runner’ is uncompelling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A story like that at the heart of “Runner Runner,” about a young American gambler who gets sucked way above his head into the criminal doings of a big-time offshore operator, would have found…

Man pleads guilty in theft of Robert Frost papers

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with stealing original cards and letters written by poet Robert Frost has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in a deal with prosecutors. The Valley News reports (http://bit.ly/18svIty…

Def Leppard talks cancer, concert film, new music

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rocking with Def Leppard between bouts of chemotherapy proved healing for guitarist Vivian Campbell. The 51-year-old musician relied on his bandmates and the thrill of performing to help him through a diagnosis of Hodgkins…

Long French dispute with Wikipedia appears to end

PARIS (AP) — A long-running feud between French intelligence services and Wikipedia over an entry on “classified” information appears to be over after France’s efforts to obscure details about a military installation backfired, instead turning it into an…

Device explodes in Spain cathedral, no one hurt

MADRID (AP) — A device exploded inside a cathedral in northeastern Spain on Wednesday that is one of the country’s most popular religious and tourist attractions, causing some damage but no injuries, an official said. The blast occurred…

ECB’s Draghi: willing to act to support economy

PARIS (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said the eurozone’ economy is still fragile and the bank is willing to use “all available instruments” to keep market interest rates from rising and hurting a fledgling recovery.…

Bomb kills 2 Pakistan soldiers in quake-hit region

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Suspected separatists killed two Pakistani soldiers Wednesday, in a wave of attacks targeting troops doing relief work in a remote region of the country’s southwest where a major earthquake killed at least 376 people…

A glance at Greece’s Golden Dawn defendants

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Six leading lawmakers from Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn Party were arrested in the last week following a probe into the party’s alleged illegal activities. The arrests came after anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed…

Yemen: Troops regain control of military base

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say a national security court has accused three former top military officials, including a nephew of the former president, over negligence for a suicide attack that struck a military parade and…

Authorities: Man at Fla. airport said he had bomb

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested at Jacksonville International Airport told security screeners he had a bomb in his backpack but they only found an electronic scale and batteries. Zeljko Causevic was booked into jail…

With new film, Ja Rule looks ahead after prison

ATLANTA (AP) — Ja Rule, who recently spent nearly two years behind bars for illegal gun possession, landed a role in a new movie because screenwriter Galley Molina empathized with the rapper’s missteps. “People used to ask, ‘Well,…