Jordan Brown

Brown case reviewed

The state attorney general's office has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review a lower court decision overturning the guilty verdict against Jordan Brown, 15, who allegedly killed his father's pregnant fiancee and her unborn child when he was 11.…

Pa. group seeks artists to transform beer barrels

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — An arts group in eastern Pennsylvania is looking for artists who want to have a barrel of fun. The (Easton) Express-Times says Bethlehem-based no……

Fox News confirms firing of top network adviser

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has confirmed the termination of a high-ranking employee for what it described as “financial irregularities.” The network said Wednesday that executive vice president Brian Lewis was dismissed late last month. He…

Sid Bernstein, who brought Beatles to Shea, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sid Bernstein, the promoter who brought the Beatles to Shea Stadium, has died. He was 95. Bernstein’s daughter, Casey Deutsch, says her father died in his sleep Wednesday morning at Lenox Hill Hospital in…
Senior Day

Senior Day held at Southern Park Mall

WKBN and WYFX, Northside Medical Center and other Valley businesses teamed up to present Senior Day at the Southern Park Mall. …

Josh Duhamel loves Fergie’s lady lumps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Duhamel may diss his pregnant wife in his latest film, but in real life, he loves his lady’s lumps. At the Los Angeles premiere for “Scenic Route,” the 40-year-old actor said that although…

Hasselhoff saddened by wounding of Conn. clerk

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — David Hasselhoff is expressing dismay after learning that a Connecticut convenience store clerk was critically injured while trying to stop thieves from stealing signs featuring life-size images of him hawking iced coffee. The former…

Protesting farmers and truckers roil Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Protesting coffee growers, farmers and truckers are blockading Colombian highways for a third day in various regions, with some protesters pelting riot police with rocks and homemade explosives. Police director Gen. Rodolfo Palomino reports…

Defense attorney: Manning tried ‘cheering me up’

HANOVER, Md. (AP) — The attorney for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning says the soldier tried to cheer him up after the judge sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison. David Coombs said at a news conference Wednesday that…

GOP takes an anti-Washington message to town halls

ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Microphone in hand, Republican Rep. Jim Renacci gave his constituents a grim report on Washington’s gridlock. House Republicans, he said, had passed a number of bills that would boost energy production, cut regulations and…

Judge sets Oct. 29 date in Paterno family lawsuit

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge has scheduled an Oct. 29 hearing in the lawsuit filed by the family of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno against the NCAA over penalties it imposed on the school amid…

Study: MERS virus match seen in Saudi Arabian bat

ATLANTA (AP) — Scientists have found the mysterious MERS virus in a bat in Saudi Arabia. An international research team said the bat virus is an exact match to the first known human case of Middle East respiratory…

Biden cancels fundraiser, stays with son in Texas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has canceled an event Thursday in Rhode Island to remain in Houston while his son is being evaluated at a Texas cancer center. Biden was scheduled to headline a fundraiser for…

Kansas bronze sculptor Jim Brothers dies at 72

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation’s capital and at historical monuments around the country has died. He was 72. Jim Brothers died Tuesday at his home in…

Court sides with FBI in lawsuit over racial data

DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday said the FBI acted properly in refusing to release records that could reveal the use of race and ethnicity in investigations. The FBI won’t give up certain information to…

Court: Apartheid suits vs. companies in US barred

NEW YORK (AP) — Two automakers and a technology company cannot be held liable in the U.S. for abuses committed by South Africa’s government, a federal appeals court said Wednesday in a blow to class-action lawsuits that had…

WikiLeaks founder calls for Manning’s release

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Bradley Manning’s sentence is a tactical victory because he could be released on parole before finishing the 35-year term ordered by a military judge. However, Assange says “the only just…

Fed seems on track to slow bond buys by year’s end

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve appears on track to slow its bond purchases by the end of this year if the economy continues to improve. But it remains divided over the exact timing of the move. That’s…