Judge: There’s ‘shame’ in Michigan’s judge’s game

DETROIT (AP) — A married judge who once bragged there was “no shame” in his “game” about a shirtless photo he sent to a married court deputy lied about his handling of a child support case, according to…

High court to hear Obama recess appointments case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday waded into a major constitutional clash between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans that could fundamentally limit a president’s use of recess appointments to fill high-level administration posts. The justices…

NYPD: No NYC skyscraper stunt for Wallenda

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s top police officer says Nik Wallenda’s hope of tightrope walking between the city’s most famous skyscrapers just isn’t going to fly. NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly was asked on Monday about the possibility…

High court to review immigration dispute

PHOENIX (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday waded into a complicated dispute over a law aimed at keeping immigrant families together in a case that underscores the occasionally tense relationship between immigration proponents and the Obama administration…

What floats these boats? Concrete

HOMER, Ill. (AP) — Does concrete float? For the hundreds of civil engineering students at the annual National Concrete Canoe Competition, the answer is “yes.” Teams representing 23 schools vied last week to design, build and race canoes…

Brazil sets $23B hike for transit after protests

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s president says her government will spend an additional $23 billion on public transportation in the face of mass protests calling for improved public services. President Dilma Rousseff made the announcement Monday after meeting…

Philadelphia schools hunger strike hits 8th day

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ten thousand unused musical instruments. No sports or art programs. No assistant principals, counselors, cafeteria aides or secretaries. That’s what the Philadelphia public schools will look like in September without a major cash infusion. And…

Ohio father, adult daughter killed in house fire

SEAMAN, Ohio (AP) — A southern Ohio coroner says a father and daughter have been killed in a house fire. Adams County Coroner Larry Best says the 57-year-old father was b……

‘After Midnight’ to hit Broadway this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — “After Midnight,” a musical revue celebrating Duke Ellington’s years at the famous Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem in the late ’20s and early ’30s, will begin new performances far from its original neighborhood —…
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Fair animals checked

On Monday, hundreds of animals were dropped off at the Mercer County Grange Fair and barns were filled with animals.…

Reports: mother of missing Ohio toddler charged

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 1-year-old Ohio girl missing for three weeks has been charged with obstruction of justice. Multiple media outlets reported that a gr……
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Business expanding

A new restaurant with a familiar name and an auto service business will open soon in Bazetta Township.…

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against him, his defense and…

‘Monsters’ top box office; beat zombies, Superman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of good-natured monsters overcame Superman and a zombie apocalypse at theaters over the weekend. Disney’s “Monsters University” topped the box office, opening with $82.4 million in ticket sales. The animated prequel reunites…

Ex-Obama aide: Don’t expect NKorea to disarm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former top White House official on counter-proliferation says diplomacy is unlikely to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and that the best to hope for is a verifiable freeze in its…
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Grand jury gets case

Following a court hearing for a man accused of pushing a woman out a window in Warren, the suspect's husband confronted the victim and accused her of lying. …

World Bank urged to scrap ‘Doing Business’ index

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent panel is recommending the World Bank scrap a contentious ranking of countries meant to evaluate the ease of doing business. The annual “Doing Business” report, first published by the World Bank in 2003,…
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Alleged thieves turn themselves in

Two Mineral Ridge residents accused of stealing $50 in change that was supposed to be donated a charity that fights against leukemia turned themselves into police on Monday.…
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Advocates back HB 130

Advocates in the area on Monday they support passage of House Bill 130 in Columbus, which they believe will make it easier for suspected victims to testify against operators of alleged illegal spas.…

‘Family Ties’ creator Gary David Goldberg dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary David Goldberg, who created the 1980s sitcom hit “Family Ties” and expanded into feature films, has died. Goldberg died of brain cancer in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, days before his 69th birthday, The…