Steelers Sign 3rd-round Draft Pick Archer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers have signed third-round draft pick Dri Archer, a wide receiver/running back out of Kent State. Archer was selected 97th overall. He finished his college career with 99 receptions for 1,194 yards and rushed for 2,342 yards. His 40 career touchdowns...

Panel Appointed In Youngstown Corruption Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court’s chief justice is appointing three retired judges to consider whether to suspend a northeastern Ohio county official who is facing corruption-related charges. It will be up to the special three-judge commission to decide if...

Findlay to repave two streets next week

Findlay will begin repaving on two streets early next week, weather permitting, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Monday, crews will be milling and preparing for repaving on South Main Street between Woodley Avenue and the south corporation line. Repaving will happen on Tuesday. Also on...
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LA Kings eager to lift Stanley Cup in Game 5

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals is the hottest ticket in Hollywood. Fans are paying hundreds of dollars for the cheapest seats at Staples Center on Friday night. Thousands more are expected downtown, simply hoping to be nearby when the Los Angeles Kings claim...
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Spain vs. Netherlands, the rematch

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The big rematch between Spain and Netherlands has come around quickly. The teams that played in the final of the last World Cup meet again on Day 2 in Brazil. The 2014 tournament kicked off with host nation Brazil beating Croatia 3-1 after conceding an early...
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Shiite cleric calls on Iraqis to defend country

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Shiite clerical leadership Friday called on all Iraqis to defend their country from Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory, and a U.N. official expressed “extreme alarm” at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing...
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Bergdahl back in U.S. after years as Taliban captive

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to the United States early Friday after his release from five years in captivity in Afghanistan in a controversial prisoner swap with the Taliban. Bergdahl, who has been recovering at an Army medical facility in Germany since...
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Israel scours West Bank for teens feared abducted

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers searched the West Bank on Friday for three missing teenagers from nearby settlements, one of them a U.S. citizen, feared kidnapped by Palestinian militants, authorities said. Authorities offered little detail, with local media only reporting the...
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Afghans to choose new leader amid fears of attacks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans choose a new president Saturday in a runoff election between two candidates who both promise to improve ties with the West, combat corruption and guide the nation with a steadier hand than outgoing leader Hamid Karzai. The Taliban, who have...

6 Cleveland Officers Arraigned In Fatal Chase

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six Cleveland police officers are set to be arraigned on charges filed in the November 2102 car chase that ended in a hail of 137 bullets and the death of an unarmed driver and passenger. The arraignments were scheduled for Friday morning. Cuyahoga...