Romania’s top court examines communist guard case

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s top court will examine the case of a former commander of a communist prison who is accused of aggravated murder in the deaths of six political prisoners. The High Court of Cassation and…

H&M pulls headdresses from Canadian stores

TORONTO (AP) — H&M has pulled faux feather headdresses from its stores across Canada after receiving complaints the accessories are offensive to aboriginals. H&M spokeswoman Emily Scarlett says the hair pieces — patterned head bands with bright pink…

2 officers on leave after in Ohio inmate suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two corrections officers working when an Ohio death row inmate committed suicide are on paid administrative leave as the prisons department inv……

Danish Muslim leader regrets role in cartoon rage

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish Islamist who seven years ago travelled the Muslim world fuelling the uproar over newspaper caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad is back in the headlines in Denmark after doing an about-face on…

Former W. Pa. jail guard waives harassment hearing

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A former guard at a western Pennsylvania county jail has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he made lewd remarks and fondled two fe……
transformer explosion

Fallen tree causes damage

A tree that fell and snapped a pole supporting power lines in Hubbard and Liberty has caused outages.…

Black bear breaks into Idaho kitchen

KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — A black bear in search of a late-night snack broke into an Idaho house and licked leftover Chinese food from a cast iron pan on the stove. David Edwards of Ketchum tells the Idaho…

Disney teases ‘Nemo” sequel, other films at expo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Will the Force be with Disney fans this weekend? The Walt Disney Co. is pulling back the curtain for more than 45,000 expected fans at this weekend’s D23 Expo across the street from Disneyland.…

Oprah gets Swiss apology for racist encounter

GENEVA (AP) — Talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she encountered racism while shopping in Switzerland — and the national tourism office agrees. The media mogul, who is one of the world’s richest women, told the U.S. program…

Swiss apologize for encounter Oprah calls racist

GENEVA (AP) — Talk show host Oprah Winfrey says she encountered racism while shopping in Switzerland — and the national tourism office agrees. The media mogul, who is one of the world’s richest women, told the U.S. program…

30 Muslim Rohingya escape jail in Thailand’s south

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say 30 Muslim Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar who were detained in southern Thailand for illegally entering the country escaped from a police jail cell, 10 days after they were moved from a crowded…

Futures dip, setting up US markets for a down week

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures are heading lower, setting up a lower week for major U.S. markets after a raft of disappointing corporate earnings and more evidence that shoppers remain tightfisted. Dow Jones industrial futures are down…

Judge sides with Usher in child custody battle

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a child custody battle between R&B singer Usher and his ex-wife. Tameka Foster Raymond requested the hearing earlier this week after the former couple’s son…

Moser drops out of worlds with hamstring injury

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. middle distance runner Treniere Moser is dropping out of the world championships with a strained hamstring. Moser, who won the 1,500 meters at the nationals in June, picked up the injury at a Diamond…

Ohio troopers say new shoes may be safety hazards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The union for Ohio troopers says new shoes being issued to them by the State Highway Patrol are unsafe. The footwear, a type of short boot, is in a buc……
Let's Move block party

Let’s Move block party

We find out about an event happening this weekend in downtown Youngstown…
Beaver Creek State Park

Beaver Creek State Park

Beaver Creek State Park hosts an event this weekend for people to explore the outdoors.…

Police: Man found passed-out in Pa. drive-thru

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in Allentown say they arrested a man found passed out in his running car at the drive-thru of a fast-food restaurant, with a $5 bill in his han……

Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian forces imposed an indefinite curfew Friday in a town in the Indian portion of Kashmir after firing tear gas and warning shots to disperse groups of Muslims and Hindus who clashed during Eid…