Chinese doctor detained over baby trafficking

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say nine people, including an obstetrician, have been detained on suspicion of baby trafficking at a hospital in northwestern China. The official Xinhua News Agency said late Friday that three government officials…

Mudslide, flash flooding strand cars in Colorado

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A mudslide closed a highway and flash flooding stranded vehicles in high, fast-moving water Friday night as rain fell west of Colorado Springs in an area burned by the Waldo Canyon wildfire last…

Ky. 17-year-old not guilty in stepbrother death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury in Kentucky has found a 17-year-old not guilty in the beating death of his stepbrother. The Jefferson County Circuit Court jury in Louisville deliberated about nine hours before returning the verdict Friday.…

Family, sister of NY student killed by cops to sue

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — The family of a New York college student who was killed by a policeman during a home invasion has taken the first legal step toward suing the county and police department. Attorneys for the…
Community cup kicks off

Community Cup kicks off

The Youngstown YMCA started the event more than 20 years ago to teach the importance of teamwork, community pride and physical fitness.…
Elmo's tire retirement

Elmo's owners retire

Sonny Elmo is celebrating 71 years in the automotive business. His wife, Jo-Ann, kept the books at Elmo's for 53 years.…

San Diego mayor to end therapy amid calls to quit

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner say the leader of the nation’s eighth-largest city is ending intensive therapy earlier than announced as he comes under mounting pressure to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.…

$50K offered for info in defaced NY statue

NEW YORK (AP) — The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for defacing a statue of Jackie Robinson in New York with swastikas and hate speech is now $50,000. The Jackie Robinson…
ellsworth crash

Ellsworth crash injures two

Police said one car ran a stop sign at the intersection of Palmyra Road and Bailey Road, injuring two people. …

Mexico releases drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero is free after 28 years in prison. A Mexican court has overturned his 40-year sentence for the 1985 kidnapping and killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent.…
Mill Creek maple syrup

Rocky Ridge tour planned

A walking tour of the historical Rocky Ridge neighborhood on Youngstown's West Side will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. …

Randy Jackson testifies about drug concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has heard Michael Jackson’s younger brother describe what he said were multiple efforts by the singer’s family to do interventions and get him off prescription drugs. Randy Jackson detailed more than a…

Judge sets hearings on Holmes statements, evidence

DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for the man accused in the Colorado theater shooting will get a chance to argue in court that statements James Holmes made to police after his arrest shouldn’t be used in his trial, a…

Report: Feds to arrest 2 ex-JPMorgan employees

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities plan to arrest two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees on suspicion that they tried to conceal the size of the investment bank’s $6 billion trading loss last year, according to a…

NY judge denies early release for ailing ex-lawyer

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge rejected a bid Friday for early release from a dying former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case, though he said he would be “sympathetic” to a request by federal prison…

AT&T invests more than $225M in Ohio networks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — AT&T says it has invested more than $225 million in its wireless and wired networks in Ohio in the first half of this year. The company says the i……

NY judge denies Apple Inc. request in e-books case

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday refused a request by Apple to temporarily suspend her ruling that it violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010, and she said it…

UN: Total breakdown in Central African Republic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says there is a total breakdown in law and order in the Central African Republic more than four months after rebel groups united to oust longtime president Francois Bozize. In…

Court declines to hear lawsuit against Tim McGraw

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal court has declined to hear Curb Records’ lawsuit against Tim McGraw and Big Machine Records, another setback in the label’s legal fight with the country star. A U.S. District Court judge in…

ITC issues import ban on some Samsung products

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple won a partial victory in its long-running patent dispute with Samsung on Friday when a federal administrative panel found Samsung in violation of two Apple patents and blocked imports of some Samsung devices.…