LG, Samsung start selling curved TVs in US

Flat screens have been a selling point for TVs for more than a decade. Now, LG and Samsung are making a selling point of screens that are not flat. The two Korean electronics companies are launching TVs in…

Tea party opponent signals he’ll take on McConnell

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A tea party challenger signaled on Monday that he intends to take on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s GOP primary in Kentucky. Louisville businessman Matt Bevin’s entry into the race would…
STEM workshop

Workshop for STEM careers

A weeklong workshop is focused on getting young girls interested in STEM careers. …

Bulger witness grilled on sex act with victim

BOSTON (AP) — Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi, the former partner of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, testified Monday that he watched as Bulger strangled Flemmi’s stepdaughter, a woman who had called him “Daddy” since she was a toddler.…

German home-schoolers to appeal to US top court

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany to home school their children but have been denied U.S. asylum said they were preparing to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case and were…
Phantoms-Hockey

Phantoms release schedule

The Phantoms will begin their fifth season in the USHL on the road Sept. 20 vs. Team USA before returning to the Covelli Centre to host the Green Bay Gamblers in their home opener Friday, Sept. 27.…

Teachers chief: Bad teachers should find new jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday. Randi Weingarten told a gathering of her union’s…

German home-schoolers to appeal to Supreme Court

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany in order to home school their children but have been denied U.S. asylum said they are preparing to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case…
Michael Saltsman

Former chief sues township

Former Milton Township police chief Michael Saltsman is suing the township and a trustee he’s feuded for $50,000. …

Idaho state police: No crime in teen’s treatment

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — An investigation by the Idaho State Police has found no criminal wrongdoing by a law enforcement agency that named a man as its most wanted person on its Facebook page before he committed suicide.…

Chris Christie says his TV gigs are good for NJ

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says his regular television appearances generate positive publicity for the state. Christie says when he became governor in 2010 the state’s image was being shaped by the mob…
James Ingles

Coach faces sex charges

A former little league football coach in Niles was secretly indicted by a Trumbull County Grand Jury on sex charges involving a young girl. …

American Express agrees to Cuba travel settlement

MIAMI (AP) — American Express has reached a settlement with the U.S. Treasury Department over more than 14,000 tickets that were issued for travel between Cuba and countries outside the U.S., officials announced Monday. American Express Travel Related…

Mexican small-town mayor killed by police chief

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — Prosecutors in southern Mexico have arrested the police chief of the small town of Aquila for allegedly shooting the mayor to death following an argument. The prosecutors’ office in the southern state of Oaxaca…

Court: US properly detaining Maltese coal ship

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Coast Guard is properly detaining a Maltese-flagged coal ship over alleged environmental violations. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond issued its ruling on Monday. It…
Bill Bohren, Champion Asst.

Bohren back on the sidelines

Bill Bohren has been a part of 288 victories in his 47-year coaching career. Number 289 will certainly have a different feel to it. …
Dog pound overcrowding

Dog population growing

The Mahoning County Dog Warden says the growing population of dogs at the pound is "overwhelming."…
Backdropped by members of the media, a British police officer stands across the entrance of St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London, Monday, July 22, 2013. Buckingham Palace officials say Prince William's wife, Kate, has been admitted to the hospital in the early stages of labour. Royal officials said that Kate traveled by car to St. Mary's Hospital in central London. Kate _ also known as the Duchess of Cambridge _ is expected to give birth in the private Lindo Wing of the hospital, where Princess Diana gave birth to William and his younger brother, Prince Harry.The baby will be third in line for the British throne _ behind Prince Charles and William _ and is anticipated eventually to become king or queen. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Boy born to Kate, William

Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy.…
Mount Carmel fireworks fee

Church pays private fee to set off fireworks

A delay in the Our Lady of Mount Carmel fireworks show last week in Girard was because of a conflict between a property owner and church festival organizers. …

Obama enrolling star power to promote health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is enrolling some star power to promote health care. Obama stopped by a private White House meeting Monday with celebrities including singer Jennifer Hudson and actors Amy Poehler, Michael Cera and Kal…