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Committee to review tracking of Ohio heroin deaths

A panel tracking accurate numbers of heroin-related overdose deaths in Ohio is holding its first meeting.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:42 am

Anti-death penalty group plans central Ohio forum

The state's leading anti-death penalty group plans a series of forums this week to publicize the work of a Supreme Court panel that reviewed…

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:40 am

Supreme Court puts off start of early voting in Ohio

Early voting in the swing state now will start on Oct. 7, under a state law pushed by Republican lawmakers.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:31 pm

County leaders push for sales tax at forum

The tax issue was just one of many issues talked about at a candidate's forum in Youngstown.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:06 pm

Former congressman buried after a private ceremony

A public celebration will occur in the next 30 days

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:08 am

Miller resigns as Mill Creek MetroParks executive director

Will move to a job at the Lake Club

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:06 am

Thief takes necklaces and phones from Warren store but forgets to take the cash

Two masked men who robbed the Market Food Mart, 1011 East Market Street, took cell phones and necklaces from two clerks Sunday night but apparently forgot something else — the cash. It was one of two armed robberies in that neighborhood over the weekend.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:05 am

Crea gets probation

Two charges also dismissed

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:05 am


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Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down

Wrapped in plastic to shield from pepper spray, a student protester stands behind a makeshift barrier blocking main streets in the central business district of Hong Kong, late Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against Beijing's decision to limit democratic reforms in the Asian financial hub. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)Pro-democracy protesters set an Oct. 1 deadline for the government to meet their demands.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:33 am

NFL player gets penalized after kneeling in Muslim prayer

Husain Abdullah of the Chiefs was flagged 15 yards after kneeling in the end zone in Muslim prayer after scoring a touchdown off an interception of Tom Brady.

Posted on 31 December 1969 | 8:00 pm

Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo, a Uniformed Secret Service police officer stands outside the White House in Washington. The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, the Washington Post and New York Times newspapers reported Monday, Sept. 29. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the president's life. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is scheduled to answer lawmakers' questions about an embarrassing White House security breach.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:05 am

New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake

An aerial view shows volcanic smoke and fume raising from craters of Mount Ontake, central Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their family members. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDITKISO, Japan (AP) — Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:43 am



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AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Developer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) asked Los Angeles on Monday to give it more time to lure a pro football team back to the city and start building a $1.2 billion stadium downtown. Los Angeles has been without professional football since 1994 when the Rams and the Raiders both left, to the dismay of legions of fans. AEG signed a deal with city authorities in 2012 to sign up a National Football League (NFL) team by Oct. 18 this year, build the new "Farmer's Field" stadium and improve the aging Los Angeles Convention Center. ...

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:16 am

Abdullah flagged for touchdown prayer gesture

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 29, 2014Kansas City (AFP) - Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was slapped with a 15-yard penalty in Monday's NFL contest after punctuating a fourth quarter touchdown by dropping to his knees in prayer, the US media reported.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:11 am

Cardinals Dwyer facing assault charges

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Giants, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on September 14, 2014Phoenix (AFP) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been officially charged in connection with a domestic dispute inside an Phoenix apartment in which his girlfriend suffered a broken nose.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:27 am

U.S. FCC expected to do away with sports TV blackout rule

Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on oversight of the FCC on Capitol Hill in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday will vote on whether to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football games, if the tickets to those games did not sell out. Four of five FCC commissioners, including Chairman Tom Wheeler, have publicly indicated support for ending the policy, which is known as a sports blackout rule and is backed by the broadcasters and the National Football League. ...

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:23 am


The AFC North quietly might be the NFL’s best division

Predictions the division would struggle have been false

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 4:00 pm

Browns see a big window of opportunity in upcoming October schedule

Next five opponents combined record: 3-13

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 11:48 am

Game of the Week: Bay Village beats Lakewood, 17-14

Check out the recap and game MVP

Posted on 27 September 2014 | 12:07 am

Bye week position report: Running Backs

West and Crowell have picked up the slack, and then some

Posted on 25 September 2014 | 3:21 pm