Long-lost Orson Welles silent film found in Italy

MILAN (AP) — An Italian film archive has announced the discovery of a long-lost Orson Welles film, a silent movie he made just before going to Hollywood to direct “Citizen Kane.” Giuliana Puppin of the Italian film archive…

Arizona sheriff’s employee shot in driveway

PHOENIX (AP) — An employee of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona was hospitalized in extremely critical condition after being shot in the driveway of his home on Thursday, authorities said. The worker was shot while apparently…

Ex-Detroit mayor’s corruption conviction remains

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has refused to acquit or grant new trials to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and a city contractor. The decision Thursday clears the way for Kilpatrick’s sentence for corruption on…

NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters are slightly reducing their prediction for a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its hurricane season forecast Thursday, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year…

An early gain evaporates on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — An early gain on Wall Street has faded, leaving the stock market little changed at midday. A slump in telecommunications stocks held the market back. AT&T and Verizon each fell about 1 percent. Miners…

Ohio woman sentenced in 4-year-old son’s death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter and child endangering in her 4-year-old son’s death has been sentenced to 14 years in pr……

Yemen official: US drones kill 12 in 3 airstrikes

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two U.S. drone strikes killed a total of nine suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, the sixth and seventh such attacks in less than two weeks as the Arab nation is…

Boardwalk crash suspect had gone to job center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transient charged with ramming his car through a weekend crowd on the Venice Beach boardwalk was a regular at a day-labor center up the coast and was there only hours before the deadly…

Ohio man who held 3 captive is moved to 2nd prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio man who held three women captive in his home for a decade and repeatedly raped them has been moved from one state prison to another where he is being held in protective custody,…

UK anti-fraud investigators lose track of docs

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Serious Fraud Office temporarily lost track of thousands of documents gathered as part of its investigation into allegations of corruption at defense company BAE Systems PLC, the agency acknowledged Thursday. The U.K.’s main investigator…

2 Mexican teens: Van sold by US gov’t had cocaine

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two high-school students are fighting drug-trafficking charges in Mexico, saying the cocaine found in their van had actually been there and unnoticed when it was sold to their family at a U.S. government auction.…

Missouri school transfer ruling opens old wounds

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Beth Gratta has heard the whispers, read the venomous online comments and watched with dismay as some of her friends and neighbors publicly condemned a plan to bus 475 students from a distressed…

NY court: Marvel can keep Spider-Man, X-Men comics

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with Marvel in a dispute about who owns the rights to popular comic heroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of…

Report: Climate change is impacting California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coastal waters off California are getting more acidic. Fall-run chinook salmon populations to the Sacramento River are on the decline. Conifer forests on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada have moved to higher…
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Man charged with fighting

A Youngstown man was charged late Wednesday with trying to slash a man dating his ex-girlfriend in front of a police officer.…

‘Wizard of Oz’ Munchkin Margaret Pellegrini dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Margaret Pellegrini, one of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. She was 89. Pellegrini suffered a stroke Monday at her Glendale home and died Wednesday at a…

Queer marriage for the straight couple? I do!

NEW YORK (AP) — No, it wasn’t just an excuse to avoid getting hitched: Some heterosexual couples who postponed their weddings until gay couples had the right to marry are now making plans to say “I do.” And…

Man who held 3 captive in Ohio moved to 2nd prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man who held three women captive in his Cleveland home for a decade has been moved to another state prison. A prison spokeswoman said Thursday that 5……

Tom Hanks films to open, close London Film fest

LONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival is getting a double dose of Tom Hanks. Organizers announced Thursday that the festival will close on Oct. 20 with “Saving Mr. Banks,” which stars Hanks as movie mogul Walt Disney.…