Ohio man gets 55 years in cabbie’s kidnapping

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati man has been sentenced to the maximum 55 years in prison in the September kidnapping and robbery of a cab driver left clinging to life. A ju……

Civil trial over Jackson’s death focuses on AEG

A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:…

NYPD street stop policy’s critics seek big changes

NEW YORK (AP) — It once was an accepted tactic as old as policing itself and, according to the New York Police Department, a key to the city’s dramatic drop in crime: patrol officers stopping young men on…

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

BERLIN (AP) — An auctioneer says one of Apple’s first computers — a functioning 1976 model — has been sold for a record 516,000 euros ($668,000). German auction house Breker said Saturday an Asian client, who asked not…

Thousands walk, run final mile of Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Rosy Spraker was only a half-mile from the finish line of her seventh Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. She received her medal later in the mail at her Lorton, Va., home. But she…

Gay soccer player Robbie Rogers joins LA Galaxy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until about a month ago, Robbie Rogers had no interest in being one of the highest-profile openly gay athletes in the world. Rogers didn’t want the pressure or attention, and he was weary of…

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse

SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound. The crossings are kept standing by engineering design, not supported with…

Community outreach key to Obama counterterror plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Within hours of the Boston Marathon blasts, government officials and Boston Muslims called each other to offer assistance, calls that were the fruits of years of cultivating such relationships in an effort to ultimately prevent…

Israeli expert says Syria cyberattack foiled

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli security expert says Syrian hackers tried to break into the computers of the water system of the city of Haifa. Speaking at a lecture on Saturday in the southern city of Beersheba, Yitzhak…

Hagel: Cadets must stamp out sex assault scourge

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on Saturday that they must stamp out the scourge of sexual assault in the military. A day after President…

Deaths at Atlanta VA hospital prompt scrutiny

ATLANTA (AP) — One patient with a history of substance abuse and suicidal thoughts was left alone in a waiting room inside the Atlanta VA Medical Center, where he obtained drugs from a hospital visitor and later died…

Hundreds running Boston Marathon’s final mile

BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of runners are joining victims of the Boston Marathon bombings to finish the last mile of the race, reclaiming the triumph of crossing the finish line after explosives went off while many athletes were…

Collapse raises concerns about Ohio bridge safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has 278 bridges similar to the one that collapsed on in Washington this week, sending cars and people into the water below. State transportat……

LA stoplights synchronized but road war endures

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation’s most congested city has become a model for traffic control. Yes, gridlock still prevails and drivers’ blood pressure still spikes as LA’s traffic arteries seize…

Measuring the loss of WWII generation in 7 days

The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines. These were the men who made history…
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Employee Dies After Accident

Update The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the loading dock at the Lowe's store on West State Street in New Castle.…

Ohio woman with cancer makes it to graduation

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland woman stricken with late-stage cancer has been able to fulfill one of her last wishes: Stay alive long enough to watch her oldest granddaug……
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Teenage Girl Slain

Officials said the girl was killed after a confrontation with two boys, possibly over a robbery earlier in the evening.…
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Ohio drivers to see construction zones

Ohio's Department of Transportation says construction work may be suspended over the holiday in many work zones, but some restrictions could impact drivers.…