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US Army chief of staff meets top Chinese generals

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, left, and Gen. Wang Ning, deputy Chief Staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), salute as they review an honor guard at China’s Ministry of Defense in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. The U.S. Army chief met with top...
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US Army chief of staff meets top Chinese generals

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, left, and Gen. Wang Ning, deputy Chief Staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), salute as they review an honor guard at China’s Ministry of Defense in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. The U.S. Army chief met with top...

Police: 4 dead, 2 injured in N. Calif. shooting

ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Police say four people are dead and two others are wounded in a shooting Thursday inside an American Indian tribal headquarters in Northern California. Alturas Police Chief Ken Barnes says that 44-year-old Sherrie Rhoades is in custody in Modoc...

Guilty Plea In Cleveland VA Corruption Probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former director of the Veterans Affairs medical centers in Cleveland and Dayton has pleaded guilty to multiple federal charges in a bribery case. William Montague of Brecksville entered pleas Thursday to conspiracy to commit honest services mail fraud, money...
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2 men sentenced in brutal attack on Giants fan

Defendants Marvin Norwood, left, and Louie Sanchez appear during a hearing Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 in Los Angeles. The two men pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2011 beating at Dodger Stadium that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain damaged and disabled. They were...

Va. Lethal Injection Drug Same As One In Ohio Suit

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s list of approved lethal injection drugs now includes one of the chemicals used in an Ohio execution that led to a lawsuit by the inmate’s family who says his death was cruel and inhuman. The Virginia Department of Corrections said...

Census: Market Value Of Ohio Ag Products Soared

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Newly released Census data shows the market value of agricultural products sold by Ohio farmers soared between 2007 and 2012. The data says the value of crops including nursery and greenhouse crops rose from $7 billion in 2007 to $10 billion in 2012. The...

Cavaliers Acquire Spencer Hawes From Philadelphia

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired center Spencer Hawes from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Earl Clark, center Henry Sims and two second-round draft picks. The 7-foot-1 Hawes, who is in the final year of his contract, is averaging 13 points and 8.5...

No. 11 Louisville, No. 7 Bearcats Set For Rematch

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville Cardinals know that grabbing a few more rebounds could have made the difference against Cincinnati the last time the schools met. The 11th-ranked Cardinals (22-4, 11-2 American Athletic Conference) vow to be more aggressive on the glass in...

NYC Mayor’s SUV caught breaking traffic laws

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s official vehicles were spotted breaking several traffic laws on Thursday, just two days after he laid out a sweeping traffic safety plan that included harsh restrictions on reckless drivers. De Blasio was in the...