Fugitive in LA attempted-murder case held in Colo.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man wanted for 13 years on attempted murder charges in Los Angeles was captured in Colorado after someone called police to report he was urinating on a wall outside a KFC restaurant. Miguel…

Company pleads guilty in Ohio fish deaths case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Strongsville company and the owner’s wife have pleaded guilty for their roles in the dumping of liquid cyanide into a storm drain, resulting i……

Authorities seize 1,000 drug-laced candies in Pa.

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they confiscated more than 1,000 pieces of drug-laced candy during a house search in northeastern Pennsylvania. Lackawanna Cou……

Nixon library hosts reunion for Vietnam POWs

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Doug Burns was on a night reconnaissance mission searching for enemy trucks when he was shot down by anti-aircraft fire and taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. Burns broke…
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Melee Suspect Extradited

Update Rickey Smith was awaiting his extradition hearing in Trumbull County Common Pleas Judge Ronald Rice's courtroom when he caused several outbursts in court and had to be pepper-sprayed.…

Judge won’t let New Orleans out of police reform

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has refused to let the city of New Orleans out of a potentially expensive agreement to reform its troubled police department. U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan issued her ruling Thursday. City…

Correction: Oklahoma Tornado story

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — In some early versions of a story May 22 about damage estimates from the tornado in Moore, Okla., The Associated Press misspelled the name of the city’s mayor. He is Glenn Lewis, not Glen.…

Pilots in fatal Alaska crash on different signals

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The pilots involved in a deadly 2011 midair collision in Alaska apparently were communicating on different radio frequencies before the crash, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board, a finding that…

Study: No higher cancer rate at Conn. Pratt plants

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney in the state ended Thursday with university researchers saying they found no statistically significant elevations in the…

Warrant for rapper Tim Dog, despite death reports

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lack of a death certificate or of a burial site and sparse obituary information led to talk in hip-hop circles that rapper Tim Dog, who owes thousands of dollars to women he was convicted…
Medical-Marijuana

Medical marijuana issue clears Ohio ballot board

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana and certain uses of hemp has cleared Ohio’s ballot board. The panel&#……

New rules for labeling meat go into effect in US

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday. The rules require labels on steaks, ribs and other cuts of…

GOP Ariz. rep. who supports Medicaid is threatened

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican member of the Arizona House who supports GOP Gov. Jan Brewer’s push to expand Medicaid received an obscene and threatening voicemail at her office, a sign that the rancorous debate over embracing a…

Procter & Gamble brings back A.G. Lafley as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. is bringing back its former CEO, as the world’s largest consumer-products maker tries to spur global growth. In a surprise move, P&G said Thursday that former CEO A.G. Lafley, a…

Procter & Gamble brings back A.G. Lafley as CEO

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble says it is replacing CEO Bob McDonald with former CEO A.G. Lafley, effective immediately. Lafley, 65, served as CEO at the world……
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Horizon League Tourney Games Postponed

Rain throughout the afternoon at Eastwood Field has cancelled the final two games of Thursday's Horizon League Tournament. …

House Dems seek changes to JobsOhio oversight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio House are proposing a series of reforms they say will make Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) private nonprofit j……

NYPD: Merchant held for ransom, tortured for month

NEW YORK (AP) — A businessman was snatched from a New York City street in broad daylight, then held captive for more than a month in a warehouse where he was bound and burned with acid as he…

8 charged in alleged high-grade pot ring in Pa.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia say they’ve broken up a multimillion-dollar drug ring that trafficked in high-grade marijuana.……