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$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.


Official: Pressure sensors focus of gas explosions probe

The investigation into the Boston-area natural gas explosions is partially focused on pressure sensors that were connected to a gas line that was being taken out of service shortly before the blasts, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday.


Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisoned

Police closed roads and called a hazardous response team Sunday night after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a chemical nerve agent.


Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

An Israeli opposition lawmaker on Sunday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to the United States for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide, ballooning an already embarrassing scandal for the Israeli leader.


Three others involved in the altercation are being questioned by police.

Staff report CORTLAND One man was stabbed and seriously injured during an altercation about 7:30


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday District 6 Public Works Integrating Committee, 9 a.m., Eastgate Regional Council of


Officials probe fires

Officials probe fires YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown Fire Department personnel are investigating the


Wean Foundation had a busy third quarter

The foundation made community investment awards, continued resident engagement and hired an employee


TRUMBULL COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses David J. Miller Jr., 24, of Middlefield, and Susan L.


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Documents cast light on Sebring water ‘blame game’

James Bates says the Sebring water crisis, which came about just as the Flint, Mich., water crisis reached full bloom, left him “hung out to dry.”


Birth

Birth St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Andrea and Mark Mehalco, Youngstown, girl, Sept. 15.


Shark attack victim was outdoorsman

Associated Press WELLFLEET, Mass. A 26-year-old man who was killed in a shark attack off a Cape


Bhutanese refugees work to keep their culture alive

Refugees forced from their homes in the Asian kingdom of Bhutan have been working to create a new home in northeastern Ohio while also forming a community aimed at preserving their Bhutanese heritage.


State: Grants to help protect firefighters from hazards

State officials say $426,000 in grants aimed at protecting firefighters from carcinogens and other health hazards is being shared by 40 fire departments in Ohio.


Violence meets well-traveled reporter in hometown

Over four decades with The Associated Press, I have many times thrown clothes into a bag, withdrawn a wad of cash, and stuffed my laptop case with notebooks and pens before rushing by car or plane to a terrible event in someone else’s hometown, state or country.


Police, fire recruits quizzed about sex lives in application

Police and fire recruits in Cincinnati are being asked about their sexual history as part of an attempt to evaluate character, according to records obtained by The Cincinnati Enquirer.


‘Risk to life is rising’ Tens of thousands ordered evacuated as fears of historic flooding grow

Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the


supreme court Kavanaugh’s accuser comes forward for article

Democrats call for delay in key committee vote Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald


Wyo. county pulls funds as bank alters fossil fuel stance

Wyo. county pulls funds as bank alters fossil fuel stance GREEN RIVER, Wyo. A county in Wyoming


Air Force commander counting on continued stability from its "twin"

When airport officials are asked about the future of the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, they frequently cite the interconnectedness between the airport and the Youngstown Air Reserve Station and its Air Force 910th Airlift Wing.