Russia says nuclear submarine fire has been doused, no radiation leak

Firefighters extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine Friday as some crew members remained inside, officials said, giving assurances that there was no radiation leak and the vessel’s nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board. Military prosecutors have launched an investigation into whether safety regulations were breached. President Dmitry Medvedev summoned top Cabinet […]

New Ottawa school nearly ready

Temporary employees of Ottawa Elementary School District finished clearing out all the remaining equipment in the old school building Tuesday. The employees — many of them work for the school district in the summer — had spent most of the past six days including Christmas Eve hauling cabinets, computers and various other pieces of office […]

4.0 earthquake strikes in US

Officials said Saturday they believe the latest earthquake activity in northeast Ohio is related to the injection of wastewater into the ground near a fault line, creating enough pressure to cause seismic activity. The brine wastewater comes from drilling operations that use the so-called fracking process to extract gas from underground shale. But Ohio Department […]