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Sheriff's department records shed new light on the June 12 attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that killed 49 people. The club is seen here last week.

'Caller Pleading For Cops To Come Inside': Sheriff's Transcripts Of Orlando Attack

Desperate calls from inside the Pulse nightclub; police strategizing and concerns; reports of wounded civilians: those are among the details held in records newly released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office about the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.

The records, obtained by member station WLRN in Miami, also show that it took time for law enforcement to get a clear description of the suspect – and that there was concern that officers' shields would not protect them against rifle fire.

(L-R) Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Obama held a press conference in Ottawa Wednesday.

Obama: Globalization Is 'Here' And 'Done'

The global economy is "here" and "done," President Obama said Wednesday — the question now is under what terms it will be shaped.

Obama spoke at a news conference that was dominated by questions about global trade, the effects of Brexit, and Donald Trump. It followed a summit meeting with the leaders of Canada and Mexico in Ottawa.

Local Headlines

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The estate of former faculty member David S. Ives and his wife, Helga, is donating $1 million to Youngstown State University to expand several scholarships and to bring distinguished humanities scholars to campus to teach and conduct research. Ives served 31 years as a professor of humanities, Latin, Greek, world literature, English, […]

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — With the end approaching of the Affordable Care Act’s “grandmother” policy, business owners can expect to see their premiums rise as they make the shift toward act-compliant plans. Since enactment, with fluid definitions and deadlines deferred but the end of grandmothering – which allowed small businesses to keep their non-ACA insurance plans […]