Report: Weapon search focuses on Hernandez friend

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Investigators searching for the gun used to kill a semi-pro football player are looking into whether former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked his girlfriend to get rid of the weapon shortly…

LeBron James gives back to hometown and alma mater

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation’s second annual “I Promise Family Reunion.” The LeBron James Family Foundation event has evolved from a…

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit…
10 mile garage sale

Sale stretches 10 miles

A yard sale Saturday in Western Pennsylvania stretched for miles along Route 208. The community sale is sure to go down as one of the largest and longest of its kind.…

Religious family abandons US, gets lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Funeral held for Pa. boy who was parents’ best man

JEANETTE, Pa. (AP) — In his short life, a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died days after he served as best man at his parents’ wedding touched the hearts of many people. The Rev. Jan Zotter told a funeral…

Jody Payne, Willie Nelson guitarist, dies at 77

Jody Payne, a guitarist who toured with Willie Nelson for more than three decades, has died. He was 77. Nelson publicist Elaine Schock told The Associated Press she received an email from Payne’s granddaughter Saturday saying the guitarist…

Religious family survives being lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Young driver hits transit bus in La., injuring 12

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old boy driving a pickup truck ran a stop sign and then cut off a city bus in Shreveport, La., causing a collision that left him and 12 others injured, some…

US senators object to NH swimmer being ineligible

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte are objecting to a decision not to allow a New Hampshire record-setting swimmer to participate in the International Paralympic World Swimming Championships next week in Montreal, saying…

Hundreds at funeral for brothers killed by python

CAMPBELLTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral service Saturday for two brothers who were killed by a python while they slept at a friend’s home above an exotic pet store. Four-year-old Noah Barthe and…

Detained migrants in Greece attack guards

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say migrants detained at a facility northeast of Athens because they entered the country illegally have set fires to their bedding and containers they live in and have attacked prison guards, injuring…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Saturday, August 10, 2013. Wet weather activity in the Northeast tapered off through early Saturday morning as the northern portion of a cold front extending through the East moved offshore into the Atlantic…

SC authorities issue warrant in adoption case

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The father of a Cherokee Indian girl at the center of an adoption dispute that has reached the U.S. Supreme Court faces arrest because he hasn’t turned over his 3-year-old daughter to the South…
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ITT Tech holds health day

Free health screenings were given Saturday at ITT Technical Institute in Youngstown. …