Parole hearing for OJ Simpson but no release

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — OJ Simpson’s Nevada criminal case goes to a parole board later this month for part of his 2008 conviction in the kidnapping and armed robbery of two sports collectible dealers. Simpson was convicted…

UN will support Mali elections on July 28

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping chief says the United Nations is supporting the organization of elections throughout Mali on July 28, including Kidal which had been occupied by Tuareg separatists for 16 months. Herve Ladsous told…

Judge gives former police chief time for motions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has given former Pittsburgh police chief Nate Harper more time to file pre-trial motions in the corruption case against him. U.S. District Ju……
STORM

Photos: Severe Storm

Residents report storm damage, flooding, and dark clouds throughout the viewing area.…
Submerged fire hydrant

Severe weather hits Valley

Severe weather across the Valley has caused road closures, downed trees and flooding.…
Eastwood mall aquarium

A & E features mall move

Marine life at the Eastwood Mall is about to get some national exposure thanks to a Cable TV program. …

‘The Lion King’ on the road hits $1 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a mainstay on Broadway and now “The Lion King” has proved it’s a king on the road, too. Disney Theatrical Productions said Wednesday that the show’s total touring box office gross in North…
ODOT brochures

ODOT spreads the word

The Ohio Department of Transportation distributed information to businesses along Route 224 in an effort to keep merchants informed about the bridge project that started earlier this week. …
Gas pipeline

Gas pipeline proposed

A 1,100-mile oil transmission line from the Shenango Valley through West Virginia has been proposed.…

Appellate brief seeks reversal for Jackson doctor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson’s doctor told an appellate court on Wednesday that Jackson’s contract with AEG Live LLC should have been admitted as evidence in Dr. Conrad Murray’s manslaughter trial. In the last…
Trumbull County

County worker fired

A Trumbull County Sanitary Engineer employee was fired Wednesday for several violations, including taking a nearly two-hour lunch and talking on the phone for nearly two hours while on the clock.…

Portugal’s president: government to stay in power

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s president said Wednesday he is keeping faith with the bailed-out country’s troubled coalition government and rejecting opposition parties’ demands for an early election, though he appealed to all the main parties to put…

Woman testifies stranger groped her on NJ flight

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman who accuses a fellow airline passenger of molesting her on a flight from Phoenix to Newark, N.J., says the ordeal left her feeling “contaminated.” The woman testified in federal court in Newark…

Train derails in NW Ohio amid storm; no one hurt

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a freight train derailment during a storm in far northwest Ohio may have been weather-related. No one was hurt. Don Bulla, deputy dir……

Bernanke: Crisis showed need for stronger policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Ben Bernanke says the 2008 financial crisis showed the Federal Reserve that it must strengthen its approach to both regulation and interest-rate policies. Bernanke say the economy has yet to fully recover from the…

Soldier’s defense team rests in WikiLeaks trial

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning’s defense rested its case Wednesday after presenting evidence from 10 witnesses, hoping to prove the loads of material the soldier gave to WikiLeaks did not threaten national security or U.S.…

Democrats to Obama: Stop Gitmo force feeding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading Democratic lawmakers are calling on the Obama administration to stop force-feeding Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike. Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Dick Durbin of Illinois wrote in letter Wednesday that daily mass…

SEC lifts ban on hedge fund advertising

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, hedge funds will be allowed to advertise to the general public under a rule adopted Wednesday by federal regulators. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 4-1 to lift a decades-old ban…

Justice, FBI faulted on information sharing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston’s police commissioner complained to a Senate panel Wednesday that the Justice Department failed to share information on terrorism threats with local officials before the Boston Marathon bombing. A House committee chairman criticized the FBI…