Death toll hits 50 in Philippines ferry accident

CEBU, Philippines (AP) — Divers plucked two more bodies from a sunken passenger ferry on Sunday and scrambled to plug an oil leak in the wreckage after a collision with a cargo ship. The accident near the central…

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) — After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually harassed and abused…

Egypt: 36 killed in prison truck escape attempt

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt remained on edge Sunday after security forces stormed a Cairo mosque a day earlier and the ousted president’s Muslim Brotherhood remained poised to hold further street protests despite a possible outlawing of the group.…

NYC officer stable after accidental gunshot

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who accidentally shot himself in the leg while holstering his weapon is in stable condition. The police department said the officer was responding to a domestic dispute in…

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) — In the four days since security forces cleared two sit-in camps of supporters of Egypt’s ousted president, Islamists have attacked dozens of Coptic churches along with homes and businesses owned by the Christian minority. The…

Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who was sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has become the first to settle a civil claim against the university, the man’s attorney said Saturday. The Philadelphia…
CONCERT BENEFITS VETERANS

Concert benefits veterans

More than 20 local acts took the stage in Columbiana for the American Legion Post 290's Jam Fest 2013.…

Mexican army detains key leader in Gulf Cartel

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A major military operation in northeast Mexico near the Texas border Saturday has netted another major drug trafficker, a leader of the Gulf cartel, the government said. The army captured Mario Armando Ramirez Trevino,…

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) — After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually harassed and abused…
RE-ENACTMENT DRAWS THOUSANDS

Re-enactment draws thousands

Every August, the tiny town of Conneaut, Ohio, more than doubles in size as people from across the country come for the largest D-Day re-enactment in the nation.…

Exhibit coming to Pa. looks at life of Grace Kelly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The world thinks of Grace Kelly as a fashion icon, movie star, princess, wife and mother, but in Philadelphia she’s first and foremost remembered as a hometown girl who never forgot her roots. So it…
MOVE IN DAY AT YSU

Moving day at Y.S.U.

New and returning students filled the Youngstown State University campus, moving in ahead of the new semester on Saturday.…

Prince Harry returns from Angola charity trip

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry has returned from Angola, where he visited a landmine clearance charity championed by his late mother, Princess Diana. The HALO Trust charity said Saturday the 28-year-old prince visited the Angolan town of…
HUNDREDS ATTEND SPANISH FESTIVAL

Hundreds attend Spanish festival

Hundreds enjoyed live entertainment, crafts, dancing and family friendly activities at the Youngstown Spanish Heritage Festival.…

Police: Pa. HS coach had sexual contact with teen

SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) — An assistant football and track coach faces sex charges after allegedly carrying on an illicit relationship with a 16-year-old girl he coac……

Government: Bomb wounds 5 policemen in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities say a bomb blast has wounded at least five policemen in the restive Gulf kingdom of Bahrain. The Interior Ministry on its official Twitter feed said the homemade bomb went off Saturday evening…

Government: Bomb wounds 5 policemen in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities say a bomb blast has wounded at least five policemen in the restive Gulf kingdom of Bahrain. The Interior Ministry on its official Twitter feed said the homemade bomb went off Saturday evening…

‘Duck Dynasty’ star greets camo couple in W. Pa.

MARS, Pa. (AP) — A camouflage-clad bride and groom got a little advice from a bewhiskered witness on their wedding day: “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. WTAE-TV reports Robertson told the couple to always love and forgive one…

NTSB: No problem with controls in fatal UPS crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Federal investigators said Saturday they haven’t found any problems with the controls in a UPS cargo jet that crashed while landing in Alabama, killing the two pilots. National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt…
LIONEL TRAIN OPEN HOUSE

Lionel open house held

Thousands of visitors were expected at the Lionel Customer Service open house for product demonstrations, tours of the facility and to see how part lists are created.…