Ex-hedge fund boss seeks leniency at NY sentencing

NEW YORK (AP) — A former hedge fund manager convicted of insider trading charges for making as much as $50 million on a tip about Dell earnings is seeking leniency at a New York sentencing. Lawyers for Manhattan…
Local Band Awards

Band Hits Beat in Ca.

A local band performed in California and came home with some pretty impressive performance awards. …

FDA: Morning-after pill OK for ages 15 and up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Tuesday lowered to 15 the age at which girls can buy the morning-after pill without a prescription and said the emergency contraception no longer has to be kept behind pharmacy counters. The…

Hezbollah warns of possible Syria intervention

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group said Tuesday that Syrian rebels will not be able to defeat President Bashar Assad’s regime militarily, warning that Syria’s “real friends,” including his Iranian-backed militant group, were ready…

Charges allege $1.8M theft at Ohio charter school

CLEVELAND (AP) — The leaders of a Cleveland charter school are among 10 people accused in a $1.8 million theft from the school. An indictment filed in Cleveland on Tuesd……
BET Rappers

Local Act to Appear on BET

A local act is making their debut on national television Wednesday night, and they need your votes to make sure they win.…

Ohio zoo’s abandoned baby gorilla gets human care

CINCINNATI (AP) — An abandoned baby gorilla from Texas has made its debut at the Cincinnati Zoo with some of the people who have served as its primary caregivers. The 3-m……

Worker dies in blender at Oregon meat plant

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon cleaning worker was killed when he fell into a running blender at a meat-processing plant, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputy Nate Thompson identified the worker as Hugo Avalos-Chanon, 41, of…

Ohio addictions chief addresses overdose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The head of Ohio’s addictions agency says new data on drug overdose deaths in Ohio drives home the need for expanded insurance coverage. Or……
School Advertising

School Launches Ads

If marketing is the secret to success, one local school district is taking that idea to a whole new level.…
New-Jersey-Gov

NJ gov. aims salty language at dune opponents

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Ever since Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Jersey shore last October, officials have planned for a new system of protective sand dunes along the entirety of the 127-mile coast. And also…

Corbett nominates Mackereth as Pa. welfare chief

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After less than three months as acting secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare, Bev Mackereth is being nominated to ta……
Mill Creek maple syrup

Mill Creek Syrup On Sale

Maple syrup produced from a grove of trees in Mill Creek Park is for sale.…

Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist,…

Fewer school districts seek to exceed tax limit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fewer and fewer Pennsylvania school districts are seeking approval to raise property taxes beyond a state-imposed inflation index without vo……
AUTISM

Ohio Adds New Benefit

The treatment of autism will soon be a covered expense as part of the health benefits package for State of Ohio employees.…

‘American Idol’ is now 3rd-rated competition show

NEW YORK (AP) — Television’s champion for nearly a decade, Fox’s “American Idol,” now isn’t even the most popular competition show on the air. Both editions of “The Voice” on NBC and “Dancing With the Stars” on ABC…
Springfield Local Bond Issue

School Asks For Bond Issue

Orange ribbons and yard signs speckle the lawns of residents in New Middletown urging voters to approve a 2.5 mill bond issue May 7 to build a new school. …