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Man wanted for attempted homicide in New Castle

Police say the suspect carjacked a driver using a knife as a weapon and stole the vehicle.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:39 am

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:36 am

Student released brake before fatal bus accident

Police in northeast Ohio say a student accidentally released the emergency brake on a bus that rolled back and killed the driver.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:28 am

Pa. students get new tests after ACTs lost in mail

Nearly 200 suburban Philadelphia high school students whose college entrance examinations were apparently lost in the mail are getting an op…

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 7:25 am

Penn National third-quarter revenues exceed expectations

Officials say Hollywood Gaming outperforming forecast, but expectations unchanged moving forward

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:10 am

In need of a safe room? Consider Trumbull cop’s Bolo Stick

University's SBDC helping inventor with project

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:09 am

MathFest draws record number to YSU

More than 400 students from 39 high school attended the math competition

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:08 am

Boardman High students suspended for drinking

Number of students involved was not revealed

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:07 am


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Doctor becomes NYC's first Ebola patient

SITUATION 'UNDER CONTROL' AFTER FIRST CONFIRMED NYC EBOLA CASEThree others are quarantined after a doctor who worked in Africa tests positive.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:56 am

How N.C. Senate race became ground zero for what's wrong with 2014

Senate North Carolina DebateBut with less than two weeks left until the midterm elections, it’s clear the Tar Heel State has indeed emerged as a ground zero — though not in the way the GOP chairman meant. The highly competitive Senate race in North Carolina is the multimillion-dollar epicenter of the negative campaigning that has come to define this election and that parties are using to try to win tight races nationwide.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:57 am

Hunt for missing MH370 flight to take many more months

This map provided Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, by The Australian Transport Safety Bureau shows the area surveyed so far which is marked in yellow in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. The hunt for the passenger plane in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday, Oct. 24. Peter Foley, an Australian search coordinator, said there is optimism with two ships using high-tech sonar devices to search for the Boeing 777, which disappeared in March while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. (AP Photo/The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLYKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:03 am

Britain's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth waves as she arrives during the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park in Glasgow, ScotlandLONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter. "It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R," the 88-year-old monarch tweeted at the opening of a new gallery at London's Science Museum. The message, sent at 10.35 GMT (6.35 a.m. EDT), had already been re-tweeted more than 4,000 times less than 45 minutes later. ...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 9:16 am



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Williams guaranteed year-end number one ranking

Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts as she plays against Simona Halep of Romania during their WTA Finals singles tennis match at the Singapore Indoor StadiumBy John O'Brien SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Serena Williams clinched the year-end world number one ranking for the fourth time without hitting a ball on Friday after Maria Sharapova, the only woman with any chance of overtaking her, was eliminated from the WTA Finals. Needing to win in straight sets to stand any chance of advancing to the semi-finals, Sharapova lost the second set of her match against Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska at Singapore's Indoor Stadium, ending her slim hopes of leapfrogging Williams for the top spot. ...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:30 am

Golf-Desperate Whiteford takes one-stroke lead in Perth

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Peter Whiteford's battle to secure his European Tour card could not affect his game as the 34-year-old Scot fired a six-under-par 66 to grab a one-shot halfway stage lead at the Perth International on Friday. With the top 111 players on the order of merit on Sunday confirmed to keep their cards for next season, Whiteford, currently 149th, needs at least a top-two finish in Perth. He took a firm step forward towards doing that by matching his first-round score to get to 12-under, one shot ahead of overnight joint leader Thorbjorn Olesen, who carded a 69. ...

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:29 am

Giants' Hudson hungry for baseball World Series start

Tim Hudson of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship eries in San Francisco on October 14, 2014San Francisco pitcher Tim Hudson takes the mound on Friday as the Giants host Kansas City in game three of the World Series, a chance on baseball's biggest stage he once feared might never come. The 39-year-old right-hander has 16 seasons in Major League Baseball -- making 457 career starts for Oakland, Atlanta and San Francisco. In the early years, when playoff appearances were plentiful, he never doubted that he would one day pitch in a World Series.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:23 am

Your Top Plays for Today

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) greets San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy after an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 35-21. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:01 am


Locker Room Report: Browns defense has to start stopping the run

Cleveland needs to solve this problem to grow on defense

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:58 pm

Madison Hosts Lakeside in the Game of the Week

Madison hosts Lakeside Friday in the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week, Presented by PNC Bank.

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 6:11 pm

Browns-Raiders: 5 things to watch for

Hoyer, offensive line, punt returning huge for the Browns

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:21 pm

Dawg Pound Journal: 6 strong opinions about the Cleveland Browns

Kevin Jones wonders what the rest of the season holds for the Browns

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 11:22 am