GAVEL-GENERIC

Reviews ordered after suicide

Ariel Castro was a month into his life sentence for holding three women captive in his home for a decade when he committed suicide Tuesday n…

South Africa: 27 killed in road collision

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say 27 people have died in a road collision in the eastern part of the country. South African …

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, September 05, 2013. Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed over the Pacific Northwest …

Betty Richardson

Missing woman found safe

Police and fire officials in Neshannock Township have been searching all day for a missing elderly woman who wandered away from home sometim…

Car sales up

Car sales up in August

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all reported double-digit percentage increases in sales for August, the best month for car sales since the…

Alec Baldwin gets MSNBC talk show

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC’s prime-time lineup is getting some star power with Alec Baldwin, at least for one night a week. The cable news networ…

Joe Schiavoni

Charter school law proposed

An area lawmaker said Thursday he will introduce a bill this fall aimed at ensuring charter schools are required to meet the same benchmarks…