Ex-leader of Conn. casino tribe convicted of theft

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his…

Pope says he’ll be back to Brazil in 2017

APARECIDA, Brazil (AP) — Pope Francis says he’ll be coming back to Brazil in 2017. The pope spoke to Catholic pilgrims moments after saying Mass at the shrine of the country’s patron saint in the city of Aparecida…

Review: Only Jackman makes ‘Wolverine’ interesting

Don’t get us wrong. We don’t mean to take anything away from the more substantial qualities of “The Wolverine,” a fairly satisfying if not stellar installment in the saga of the famous mutant that Hugh Jackman’s been playing…

Boy buried by Indiana sand dune leaves hospital

CHICAGO (AP) — A 6-year-old Illinois boy who survived being buried by a sand dune has been released from the hospital, less than two weeks after the accident in Indiana. Officials say Nathan Woessner (WAYZ’-ner) of Sterling was…

Witness to Emmett Till lynching dies in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Hearing the screams of 14-year-old lynching victim Emmett Till from inside a Mississippi barn left a teenage field hand with an unbearable choice. He could tell a courtroom and risk paying for it with his…

Forbes apologizes for calling Irish president gay

DUBLIN (AP) — Financial news publisher Forbes says it’s apologizing to Ireland’s president for inaccurately describing him as gay in an online article. The New York-based media company pulled the offending piece from its website Wednesday and replaced…
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Grant will install waterline

St. Clair Township will receive a $160,000 grant from the state to improve a water system in a mobile home park.…

IMF will not file brief for Argentina in debt case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that it had dropped a proposal to formally back Argentina in its legal battle with holdout investors who refused to take losses on debts in the country’s…

Twinkle’s Kitchen | Grilled Stuffed Pork Loin

Stuffing a pork loin with your favorite ingredients may seem challenging, but don’t click away just yet. This recipe is simple and a great way to impress your friends and family at your next cookout.

Morales returns envoys to Europe

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales says he’s returning his ambassadors to Spain, France, Italy and Portugal after the European nations apologized for refusing to let his plane fly over amid apparent suspicions U.S. leaker…

Prince William and Kate Timeline

LONDON (AP) — Prince William’s wife Kate gave birth to their first child, to be third in line for the throne. Here are some highlights of their lives and of the royal pregnancy: —September 2001: Prince William and…
FIRE AT LOWELVIILE HIGH SCHOOL

No repairs yet for school

Lowellville school officials said Wednesday they are still waiting for a claims adjuster to give the final report on the damage caused by lightning more than a month ago.…
Lee Run Road fire

Fire destroys house

A house in Poland was destroyed after fire tore through the home just after noon on Wednesday.…
Fire at Beaver Creek Sate Park

Landmark burns unnoticed

Update A historical landmark in Beaver Creek State Park burned to the ground overnight.…

‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ home hits market for $1.2M

DALLAS (AP) — If you need space to practice roundhouse kicks and fist-enforced Texas justice, you’re in luck: Chuck Norris’ spacious Dallas home, often featured in his television series, “Walker, Texas Ranger,” is on the market. The Mediterranean…
Beaver Township pole crash

Electric pole lands on SUV

A distracted driver went off road Wednesday and struck a utility pole in Beaver Township.…