Warren BB gun robbery

2 arrested in BB gun robbery

Warren police arrested two men accused of robbing a man moments earlier at gunpoint with a BB gun.…

Toy armadillo stolen in NY after Nelson concert

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A missing toy armadillo with a connection to Willie Nelson has sparked a search in the New York suburbs. The Capitol Theatre’s general manager says a stuffed armadillo beloved by a member of…

Experts: Girl in adoption dispute needs stability

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Veronica’s entire 4-year-old life has been lived at the center of a protracted custody dispute between her biological Native American father and a couple in South Carolina chosen as adoptive parents by her mother.…

Groups accuse US of human rights abuses in Vieques

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The National Lawyers Guild and other groups have filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights against the U.S. government in a case involving Puerto Ricans living on the island…

Man held for trial in Pa. car wash slaying

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend at a western Pennsylvania car wash. WJAC-TV  said Demetrius Gibson, 2……

Pittsburgh airport to award archery permits

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A few lucky hunters will soon get to draw their bows near the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Allegheny County Airport Authority says Tuesday……

2 European ‘drug mules’ plead guilty in Peru court

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Two young British women arrested trying to smuggle 24 pounds of cocaine out of Peru in their luggage pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug trafficking charges and offered details on their co-conspirators, the court said.…
Women Build Day

Women Build Day held

The Lawrence County chapter of Habitat for Humanity is nearly finished with its 21st house and a group of 20 women helped with the landscaping on Tuesday.…

Up-and-coming Paris designers make their mark

PARIS (AP) — The first day of Paris ready-to-wear collections, which showcases the design world’s up-and-coming talents, is a day largely ignored by the top magazine editors. After attending the catwalks in New York, London and Milan many…

Ohio credit card scammer gets prison sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced an Ohio man to two years and nine months in prison for his involvement in a criminal organization that stole credit-c……

Report: Mishandling of Ohio weatherization funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s government watchdog says local agencies at times mishandled the administration of federal grant money meant to help poor people w……

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Active weather developed across the Southeast on Tuesday, while rain showers persisted for the Pacific Northwest. A low pressure system moved from the northern Plains and into the Upper…
Southern Illinois Football

YSU prepares for conference play

The Penguins open Missouri Valley Football Conference play on the road Saturday night against Southern Illinois.…

UK art gallery to show Bob Dylan’s iron gates

LONDON (AP) — It turns out folk hero Bob Dylan is something of a metalhead. A London art gallery is organizing an exhibition featuring iron gates made by the musician, reflecting his “lifelong fascination with welding and metalwork.”…

Kenya attack unfolded in up and down Twitter feeds

PARIS (AP) — As the deadly attack unfolded inside Kenya’s Westgate mall, the militants who claimed responsibility for the spreading mayhem sent out tweet after tweet, taunting the Kenyan military, defending the mass killings and threatening more bloodshed.…

Responses to NCAA reducing Penn State penalties

Responses to the decision by the NCAA to gradually restore football scholarships taken from Penn State in response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal: ___ — Penn State president Rodney Erickson: “This action today … recognizes the…

Driver charged in NH crash; 2 Mass. bikers killed

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police have charged a 20-year-old woman with negligent homicide in connection with a weekend crash that killed two cyclists in Hampton, N.H. Investigators say a car driven by Darriean Hess, of Seabrook, was speeding,…

Feds, Louisiana remain at odds over vouchers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Justice Department touted what it called a “breakthrough” Tuesday in a dispute with Louisiana over its private school tuition voucher program, but Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal said no resolution has been reached, calling…

Trial delayed for Army general facing sex charges

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The court-martial of a U.S. Army general facing sexual assault charges has been postponed for a second time. The trial of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair had been scheduled to begin at Fort Bragg…

Oil falls near $103

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil fell for the seventh time in eight days Tuesday, as the U.S. signaled a willingness to pursue a diplomatic path with Iran. U.S. benchmark oil for November delivery fell 46…