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Social media erupt over ‘Biggest Loser’ winner

AP Photo/Trae Patton MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A day after Rachel Fredrickson won the latest season of “The Biggest Loser,” after shedding nearly 60 percent of her body weight, attention wasn’t focused on her $250,000 win – but rather the criticism...
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Seattle turns up for Seahawks Super Bowl parade

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, left, lifts the Vince Lombardi Trophy with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during a rally on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos on Sunday in NFL football’s Super Bowl XLVIII game in East...

A Thumbnail Look At Ohio State’s Recruiting Class

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Berger Linebacker / 6-2, 225 Cleveland, Ohio / St. Ignatius Did not play as a senior after injuring a knee in a preseason football scrimmage in August . a consensus four star prospect heading into his senior season, he was one of the top defensive...

Nash, Meeks Out For Lakers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lakers guards Steve Nash and Jodie Meeks are sitting out Los Angeles’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Nash is skipping the second leg of a back-to-back set after playing for the first time since Nov. 10 on Tuesday night in a loss at...
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Woman executed in Texas for 1998 torture killing

This handout image provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso. On Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 Basso, 59, is scheduled to die for for the torture slaying of Louis “Buddy†Musso, a mentally impaired man near Houston...
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Woman executed in Texas for 1998 torture killing

This handout image provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso. On Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 Basso, 59, is scheduled to die for for the torture slaying of Louis “Buddy†Musso, a mentally impaired man near Houston...

Reviews: No Policy Change Need Post Ohio Execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Initial reviews of Ohio’s lengthiest execution during which an inmate repeatedly gasped found no reason to change the way the state puts condemned prisoners to death. The reviews, required by Ohio’s prison rules, found that the state’s...
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Officials: NY suspect had Hoffman’s cell number

The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Four people are in custody on drug charges after police executed search warrants at three apartments in the building. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb....
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3 arrested in Hoffman probe face drug charges

The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Four people are in custody on drug charges after police executed search warrants at three apartments in the building. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) The building at 320 Mott St. is seen in New York, Wednesday, Feb....
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Depleted Lakers beat Cavaliers 119-108

AP Photo/Mark Duncan CLEVELAND (AP) — The depleted Los Angeles Lakers had to keep Robert Sacre on the court after he fouled out in the fourth quarter of a 119-108 victory at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Rookie Ryan Kelly scored a career-high 26 points and...