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Police take special training course in Campbell

Campbell Police spent this Sunday learning tactics that can help them protect themselves in violent situations.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 10:20 pm

Valley native and former baseball star honored with book

Braceville resident Ted Toles Jr. played mostly as a pitcher for many teams in both the Negro League and minor leagues in the 1940's and 50'…

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 5:48 pm

Local art display held in Warren

Artists gathered in downtown Warren on Sunday afternoon to sell some of their work as part of a holiday market.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 5:26 pm

Rust Belt artists hold Last Minute Market

Artists of the Rust Belt held its Last Minute Market at the B and O Station for anyone still looking for the perfect holiday gift.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 4:30 pm


By JORDAN COHEN news@vindy.com WARREN Candy Crush may be an obsession with some of the older

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 12:05 am

Poland man to receive his grandfather's WWI Canadian Army medals

John Stapleton lived most of his life in Youngstown

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 12:05 am

Ohio audit for Niles once again tells city its financial house is in disarray

The Ohio Auditors Office has once again told Niles that its financial house is in disarray.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 12:05 am

Study says Ohio casinos, racinos supported close to 14K jobs, economic impact of $2.2B in 2013

Three of four casinos, one of seven racinos were open for all of 2013

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 12:05 am


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U.S. mulls putting N. Korea on terrorism sponsor list

Cars drive by the Sony Pictures Plaza building in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving the satirical film, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader. He pledged the U.S. would respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose" to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal. The FBI blamed the hack on the communist government. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 11:02 pm

Florida police officer dies on duty after getting shot, run over

Handout of Officer Charles KondekBy Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A veteran Florida police officer died on Sunday after being gunned down and run over with a car by a felon who said he "felt like a caged rat" because he faced likely arrest and more prison time, a law enforcement official said. Officer Charles Kondek, a 45-year-old married father of six, was killed in Tarpon Springs, about 30 miles northwest of Tampa, after responding to a noise complaint around 2 a.m. EST, the local police department said. Authorities charged Marco Antonio Parilla Jr. ...

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:34 pm

Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayor

Donna Salvaggio and a woman who gave her name as Reverend Jordan hug at a makeshift memorial at the site where two police officers were shot in the head in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States. New York police officers turned their backs on de Blasio in protest during a news conference and their union said the mayor had blood on his hands after Saturday's shooting. ...

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 7:34 pm

Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

2 NYPD officers killed in Brooklyn shooting ambushThe warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 6:49 pm



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Asian outlook positive again, says golf tour chief

CEO of Asian Tour Mike Kerr (L) attends the trophy presentation next to winner Felipe Aguilar of Chile during the Championship golf tournament at Laguna National in Singapore, on May 4, 2014Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr says the outlook for golf in the continent is positive again after a difficult few years which saw tournaments scrapped and sponsors hard to find. The region received a boost last month when the European Tour announced it had added a new "Asian swing" to its 2015 schedule with events in Malaysia, Thailand and India. February will see the long-established Maybank Malaysian Open followed by two new co-sanctioned Asian Tour and European Tour events -- the $2 million Thailand Classic and the Hero Indian Open. "It really highlights that Asia is where the growth is going to be," Kerr told AFP in a telephone interview.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 11:01 pm

Packers, Steelers and Cowboys head to playoffs

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay BuccaneersBy Simon Evans (Reuters) - The Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys booked their places in the playoffs after victories on Sunday while the New England Patriots earned a bye in the first round of the postseason. Sunday's results meant that defending champions, the Seattle Seahawks, also secured a place in the playoffs even before their late game on Sunday against NFC West rivals the Arizona Cardinals. The Packers gained their berth with a 20-3 win at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but they will have to wait until next week to see if they can clinch the NFC North title. ...

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:46 pm

Cowboys roll into playoffs with big win over Colts

NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys(Reuters) - The Dallas Cowboys made it back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2009 season when they crushed the Indianapolis Colts 42-7 on Sunday to claim the NFC East title. Tony Romo passed for three touchdowns in the first half -- and four for the game -- as he completed 18 of 20 throws for 218 yards to become the Cowboys' all-time passing leader. Dallas won their third straight to improve to 11-4. Indianapolis, already playoff bound as the AFC South champions, had a four-game winning streak snapped. The Colts (10-5) did not score until less than six minutes were left in the ...

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:01 pm

Defending champions Seahawks secure playoff spot

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals(Reuters) - The defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks secured their place in this season's playoffs just before taking the field against NFC West rivals the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys' victory over the Indianapolis Colts, coupled with the Philadelphia Eagles loss to Washington Redskins on Saturday, means the Seahawks are guaranteed a playoff place regardless of the results in their final two regular season games. ...

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 7:59 pm


Overturned calls don’t break Browns’ way in loss at Carolina

Panthers take advantage of key moments and other news and notes

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 10:05 pm

Browns cornerback Pierre Desir blankets Panthers receiver Kelvin Benjamin

Rookie looked tremendous in his starting debut

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 9:45 pm

Browns defense bends, eventually breaks vs. Panthers

Issues stopping the run arise again on the road

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:40 pm

Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel show flashes, but not enough vs. Panthers

Veteran connects on 1st TD pass in a month, but Browns fall at Carolina

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:37 pm