Bob Richardson

82-year old bowler finds perfection

Bowling has been a passion for Bob Richardson for nearly 60 years, now 82, his love and skill for the game has not faded. …
In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the special intelligence unit that monitored Muslim communities in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

After a series of stories by The Associated Press detailing the extent of the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims, two civil rights lawsuits were filed challenging the activities as unconstitutional because they focused on people's religion, national origin and race.…
Operators aboard the Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment. Using side scan sonar, Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, approximately 35 meters above the ocean floor to spend up to 16 hours at this depth collecting data. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair/Released)

Robot sub returns to water to look for missing jetliner

The U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine began its second 20-hour underwater mission on Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.…
University of Calgary students and staff sign condolences on a University of Calgary banner during a memorial service for victims of the multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Calgary police say the son of one of their own is a suspect in the worst mass murder in the city's history, a bloody and baffling attack on a group of university students at a house party.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

Matthew Douglas de Grood, 22, the son of a 33-year veteran of the Calgary police force, was charged with five counts of murder late Tuesday. …
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New Castle man charged in teen’s rape

A New Castle man is in the Lawrence County Jail on $100,000 bond after being charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl he knows.…
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GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.…
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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry.…
STEM workshop

Valley to open new STEM school

The Mahoning County Educational Services Center announced Tuesday that it will open a new STEM academy targeting ninth and tenth graders. …