National Headlines

Dozens Of Egyptian Police Killed In Desert Shootout

Dozens of Egyptian police officers and conscripts were killed in what seemed to be a carefully orchestrated ambush by militants Friday, according to multiple news reports.

A statement from Egypt's interior ministry acknowledged the incident in broad terms but did not disclose details such as casualty figures.

At the time of publication, various press accounts were reporting differing numbers of those dead and injured in the attack.

Spanish Prime Minister Takes Unprecedented Step To Dissolve Catalan Government

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Saturday he was invoking a provision in his country's constitution that allows him to suspend and overtake the regional government of Catalonia as part of his effort to quell its secessionist movement.

"I am firing the Catalan regional president and all Catalan government ministers," Rajoy told reporters following a emergency meeting with his cabinet in Madrid that took more than two hours earlier Saturday, as NPR's Lauren Frayer reported to our Newscast unit.

Local Headlines

Friday, October 20, 2017

YSU faculty contract ratified Both sides credit improved culture of cooperation, understanding YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown State University Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the university’s faculty union. The union had overwhelmingly ratified the contract earlier this month. “Our thanks for the hard work, dedication and professionalism of the negotiating […]

Friday, October 20, 2017

VIENNA, Ohio — A team of airmen from the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station returned here this morning following a 10-day mission in support of Puerto Rico relief effort. During the mission, the crew moved 61,000 pounds of cargo, 86 passengers and a border collie, according to Master Sgt. Robert S. […]