Residents of Warren’s 3rd Ward near Foster Drive N.E. feel like their neighborhood is being destroyed by a house owned by state Rep. Tom Letson and said during a zoning appeals hearing on Thursday that they feel they are being lied to.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — About 40 Catholic pilgrims who traveled to Brazil for Pope Francis’ recent visit never left, hoping to stay permanently with political asylum.
The U.N. High Commission for Refugees in Brasilia said Thursday that
Ten local schools from Mahoning and Trumbull counties met all 24 standards set by the state. Two, Warren and Youngstown, were among the 12 worst school districts measured by the same standards.
GOMA, Congo (AP) — Neighbors said at least five civilians were hit by mortar fire in the eastern Congo city of Goma on Thursday during a second day of heavy fighting between government forces and M23 rebels to
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese authorities say one firefighter has died and six were injured as they battled a wildfire in a remote and hilly region.
A civil protection agency official confirmed the death and injuries, but said
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rapper 2 Chainz was among more than 10 people arrested after they failed to exit a tour bus following a traffic stop in Oklahoma City early Thursday morning, police said.
2 Chainz, whose real
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wentworth Miller is declining an invitation to be an honored guest at a film festival in Russia because he is gay.
The 41-year-old actor said in a letter Wednesday to organizers of the St.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nasdaq stock exchange is saying it plans to resume trading at 3:10 p.m. after a nearly three-hour outage caused by a technical problem.
Trading in the Nasdaq, a major stock exchange dominated by
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Air Force captain who oversaw a company’s contracts to provide boots for Afghan soldiers switched sides after leaving government, taking a well-paying job representing the vendor in front of his former colleagues,
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The 15-year-old co-defendant of a man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller during a robbery attempt in coastal Georgia pointed at the 18-year-old in court and said he was the shooter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lew Wood, a veteran broadcast journalist who covered the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy for CBS and later anchored the news report for NBC’s “Today” show, has died at age 84.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A gun discharged inside a 5-year-old kindergartener’s backpack at a Tennessee elementary school cafeteria on Thursday, though no one was hurt, officials said.
A statement from the Shelby County school district said the gun
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday ordered the release of 25-year-old documents that a convicted child molester featured in a 2003 Oscar-nominated documentary maintains he needs to help prove his innocence.
“Every aspect, every
BOSTON (AP) — A judge weighing the punishment for a former El Salvador military leader who pleaded guilty to immigration charges is hearing testimony over allegations he was involved in war crimes before he came to the United
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke coach David Cutcliffe says walk-on Hud Mellencamp will continue to practice with the football team while he deals with felony battery charges in Indiana.
Cutcliffe said Thursday the son of rocker John Mellencamp
NEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West proclaims his love for Kim Kardashian and their daughter in an interview with Kardashian’s mother, Kris Jenner.
West says on Jenner’s talk show “Kris” that after his mother died he was willing
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tentative deal has been reached involving a sexual harassment lawsuit against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, but it’s unclear whether the agreement includes his resignation, something demanded by a chorus of fellow Democrats
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s foreign minister says U.S. surveillance programs violate the sovereignty of countries whose emails and telephone calls have been targeted by the National Security Agency.
Antonio Patriota Thursday tells a Congressional committee the spying
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s conservative-led government said Thursday it will water down laws protecting homeowners from foreclosures, but insisted that vulnerable borrowers worst-hit by the country’s financial woes will still not lose their homes.
Since the Greek
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Some lucky ducks in West Texas will get a chance to splash using recycled water.
Officials in Midland have decided to transfer water from the 500,000-gallon Doug Russell Pool to Wadley Barron Park’s duck