FearForest

Fear Forest

Take a ride through 68 acres of the area's most terrifying hayride and then get dropped of at the InsaneAtarium, the area's most intense haunted house in Northeast Ohio.…
Bike giveaway

Scores spark bike giveaway

Six Youngstown elementary students will be cruising on new sets of wheels thanks to their testing results on achievement tests. …

Aguilera perfects motherhood-career balancing act

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Christina Aguilera said a season away from “The Voice” was the break that she needed to get reinvigorated — for herself, the show and the contestants. Aguilera and CeeLo took time off from…
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Nurses hit the picket line

UPDATE Nurses at Northside Medical Center hit the picket line at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, despite a threat by hospital officials that the move could be seen as unlawful.…

German group claims iPhone fingerprint hack

BERLIN (AP) — The fingerprint-based security system used to unlock Apple’s latest iPhone can be bypassed using a household printer and some wood glue, a German hacking group has claimed. A spokesman for the Chaos Computer Club said…

UConn’s Olander pleads to driving without license

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut forward Tyler Olander has pleaded guilty to driving without a license. Olander was suspended from the basketball team indefinitely earlier this month after he was charged with operating under the influence of drugs…

Franco victims greet Argentine probe

MADRID (AP) — Three people who claim they were tortured during Spain’s Franco dictatorship said Monday they hope arrest warrants issued last week by Argentina will help bring some of the perpetrators to justice and finally open up…

Lebanese troops deploy in Hezbollah stronghold

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Lebanese soldiers and policemen have begun deploying in Hezbollah strongholds south of Beirut after officials said they had reached a deal with the militant group to return a government presence to the area.…

10 killed in massacre near Mexican border city

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Ten people are dead near the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez after gunmen burst into an after-game party at a private home. The dead include a seven-year-old girl, her mother and…

US experts: NKorea can likely build key nuke parts

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean scientists are able to build crucial equipment for uranium-based nuclear bombs on their own, cutting the need for imports that had been one of the few ways outsiders could monitor the…

Spy Museum considers move to historic DC library

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Spy Museum, one of the most popular attractions in the nation’s capital over the past decade, is considering a move to a historic library that would give it more space for exhibits and…

Obama endorses de Blasio for NYC mayor

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama endorsed fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio on Monday in the race for New York City mayor. Obama, in a statement, hailed de Blasio’s vision of “progressive change,” a campaign theme similar…

Investigators probe Ore. house fire that killed 5

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A fire investigation is getting underway in the Eastern Oregon city of Pendleton, where five people died and two were seriously injured when a two-story rented house burned. Police Chief Stuart Roberts says there…

Music Review: Weak songs mar Elton John’s album

Elton John, “The Diving Board” (Capitol) Eager to make a relevant record at age 66, Elton John sought a return to his roots on “The Diving Board,” advertised as piano trio music in the vein of his marvelous…

Ex-Tyco execs out of prison, face parole hearings

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — They face parole hearings soon, but disgraced former Tyco executives Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz already have left a minimum-security prison in New York City for steady clerical jobs and overnights in apartments. Former…

Stocks down at midday

NEW YORK (AP) — Investor worries about a budget fight in Washington are pushing stocks lower for a third straight day. The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to defund President Barack Obama’s health care law, a gesture…

New signs of rising illegal immigration into US

WASHINGTON (AP) — After dropping during the recession, the number of immigrants sneaking across the border into the U.S. unlawfully appears to be on the rise again. A new Pew Research Center study shows the total number of…

Ellen Pompeo: ‘The Emmys felt so dated to me’

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) wasn’t a fan of this year’s Emmy Awards show. The 43-year-old actress says she “was really disappointed” by Sunday’s telecast. “I didn’t see any diversity in the Emmys at all. The…