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Former presidents arrive for inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of the former U.S. presidents attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration have arrived at the U.S. Capitol. George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, were first to arrive at the complex on Wednesday morning, several hours before Biden’s swearing-in ...

Trump bids farewell to Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — His term at an end, President Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter divisions in the country he led for four years. “So just a goodbye. We love you,” Trump told supporters at ...

Soldier from Stow arrested in plot to blow up NYC 9/11 Memorial

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landmarks and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, authorities said Tuesday. Cole James Bridges of Stow, Ohio, in ...

Deputies know who dumped kitten in trash

CANFIELD -- Detectives with the Mahoning County Sheriff's office know who put a kitten into a garbage receptacle in Canfield Township in November, but have not filed charges against him. The reason is that detectives sent the kitten to a state laboratory to have a necropsy conducted to ...

Tue. 11:28: Boardman man chosen to take reins of Akron Children’s-Mahoning

BOARDMAN — Akron Children's Hospital has named a man from Boardman with more than 25 years of health care experience to lead Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley. Paul N. Olivier has taken over as vice president for the market for Sharon Hrina, who retired Oct. 2 after a 52-year career ...

Coroner identifies woman who died in wrong-way crash

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County Coroner's office has identified the woman killed in a wrong-way accident on the Madison Avenue Expressway Thursday near Youngstown State University as Carole L. Romeo, 74, of Youngstown. The crash occurred at about 6 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the ...

Tue. 10:05 a.m.: Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania ...

Tue. 9:40 a.m.: AP-NORC poll: Virus, economy swamp other priorities for US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Containing the coronavirus outbreak and repairing the economic damage it has inflicted are the top priorities for Americans as Joe Biden prepares to become the 46th president of the United States, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public ...

Tue. 9:03 a.m.: Iran kicks off ground forces drill on coast of Gulf of Oman

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's military kicked off a ground forces drill today along the coast of the Gulf of Oman, state TV reported, the latest in a series of snap exercises that the country is holding amid escalating tensions over its nuclear program and Washington's pressure campaign against ...