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Tue. 9:18 a.m.: EU hopes US will rethink choice to pull out of climate pact

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has voiced regret at the U.S. government's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement and expressed hopes that one of the world's biggest CO2 emitters will backpedal on its decision and rejoin. European Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said ...

Tue. 9:09 a.m.: Annette Bening to receive AARP Movies for Grownups award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Annette Bening will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year. The magazine announced this morning that Bening will accept the career achievement award at the ceremony on January 11, 2020, in Beverly Hills, ...

Tue. 8:59 a.m.: Trial of former Trump confidant promises political drama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, is going on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. The trial in Washington, which begins this ...

Tue. 8:54 a.m.: Maryland police: Man fatally stabbed over Popeyes sandwich

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A man fatally stabbed another customer outside of a Maryland Popeyes restaurant in a fight over the recently rereleased chicken sandwich, police say. The two men were waiting in line at an Oxon Hill Popeyes on Monday night when one of the men accused the other of ...

Tues. 9 p.m.: Youngstown council ward race tied

YOUNGSTOWN - The 7th Ward Council race in Youngstown appears to be tied, according to election night unofficial results. Basia Adamczak, the Democratic incumbent, and challenger Donald P. Scott, retired city police officer, each finished with 567 votes. The Mahoning County Board of ...

Tues. 8:10 p.m.: Boardman trustee incumbent has big lead

YOUNGSTOWN - Boardman Township Trustee Larry Moliterno has a large lead in the race to keep his seat, according to very early election returns released by the Mahoning County Board of Elections. Moliterno's commanding lead has him with 59 percent of the votes counted. His closest challenger, ...

Tues. 7:55 p.m.: Austintown trustee race is close, early results show

AUSTINTOWN - Very early election results have Austintown trustee candidates Steve Kent and David Engler neck and neck, each with about 35 percent of absentee votes that have just been released. There is no incumbent in the race. For Austintown Township Fiscal Officer, incumbent Laura ...

Tues. 7:45 p.m.: Early results have Youngstown Municipal Court Judge close

YOUNGSTOWN - Youngstown Municipal Court Judge Renee DiSalvo and challenger Martin Hume are neck and neck in the race, according to very early returns reported moments ago by the Mahoning Board of Elections. Each has about 35 percent of the votes. Also in the race, Mark Hanni has about 28 ...

Mon. 3 p.m.: Two indicted in 2018 Youngstown triple homicide

YOUNGSTOWN -- Shaiquon Sharpe of Columbus and Taquashon Ray, of Youngstown, both 23, have been indicted and are in custody for the Nov. 7, 2018, shooting deaths of an infant, woman and man at the corner of Gibson and Pasadena avenues. Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains, Police Chief Robin ...

Mon. 10:10 a.m.: Trump says whistleblower offer not enough, should testify

WASHINGTON (AP) — The whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine and touched off the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans, the person's lawyer says. But President Donald says that's ...