Ohio-Execution

Ohio justice: division over death penalty expected

The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.…
GM

Lawsuit concerns

General Motors makes a bold move to protect itself in the wake of a major safety recall.…
Mathews' Cheyenne Eggens

Diamond Kings Contenders: 4/14

Our Diamond Kings contest is now underway. Throughout the regular season we will highlight some of the best high school baseball and softball players in the Valley.…
Transportation Blues

U.S. Highway Trust Fund nearly broke

If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.…
In this Jan. 12, 2009, file photo, the General Motors logo is seen on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3, 2014 deadline. The government safety agency said in a letter to GM on Tuesday, April 8, that the company already owes $28,000 in fines, and they will accrue at $7,000 per day until it provides all the requested information. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

The motion asks U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos to delay action on the lawsuit until the bankruptcy court rules and other federal courts decide if the case should be combined with other lawsuits. …
Bob Richardson

82-year old bowler finds perfection

Bowling has been a passion for Bob Richardson for nearly 60 years, now 82, his love and skill for the game has not faded. …
In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the special intelligence unit that monitored Muslim communities in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

After a series of stories by The Associated Press detailing the extent of the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims, two civil rights lawsuits were filed challenging the activities as unconstitutional because they focused on people's religion, national origin and race.…
Operators aboard the Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment. Using side scan sonar, Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, approximately 35 meters above the ocean floor to spend up to 16 hours at this depth collecting data. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair/Released)

Robot sub returns to water to look for missing jetliner

The U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine began its second 20-hour underwater mission on Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.…
University of Calgary students and staff sign condolences on a University of Calgary banner during a memorial service for victims of the multiple fatal stabbing in northwest Calgary, Alberta on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Calgary police say the son of one of their own is a suspect in the worst mass murder in the city's history, a bloody and baffling attack on a group of university students at a house party.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

Matthew Douglas de Grood, 22, the son of a 33-year veteran of the Calgary police force, was charged with five counts of murder late Tuesday. …
GM

GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.…