Local food banks win Wal-Mart contest

Second Harvest Food Bank and Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County won $60,000 in Wal-Mart’s Fight Hunger, Spark Change campaign.

Same-sex marriages begin in the South

Gay and lesbian couples are getting legally married in the South for the first time, crossing a threshold into a conservative region that lo…

Jury recommends death for Ohio teen

A jury in southwest Ohio has decided that a 19-year-old man should be executed for killing an 18-year-old U.S. Navy recruit.