APNewsBreak: LAX union wants emergency training

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Los Angeles International Airport workers had no idea what to do when a gunman opened fire last year in a terminal because they were inadequately trained to deal with an emergency, according to a union report. Members of SEIU United Service...
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FDNY: Explosion death toll at 8, may not rise

Firefighters look over the site of a building explosion in New York, Friday, March 14, 2014. Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in the East Harlem section of Manhattan,...

Drug Sweep Nets 26 Arrests In Southeast Ohio

POMEROY, Ohio (AP) — State and local authorities say they’ve arrested 26 people following an investigation into drug trafficking in southeast Ohio. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office said Friday that agents with the Major Crimes Task Force arrested the...

Blue Jackets Activate Tyutin, Reassign Goloubef

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Fedor Tyutin off injured reserve and have reassigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass. Tyutin has missed the last nine games with an ankle injury which...

About 54,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 54,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program. Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) administration moved forward last fall with extending Medicaid eligibility to cover thousands more people under...

New health insurance rights for same-sex couples

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting to expand health insurance access for same-sex couples, the Obama administration said Friday that plans offering benefits for heterosexual couples must also provide coverage for married couples who are of the same gender. The policy, posted online...
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Forest Hills to host concert with Zac Brown Band

FILE – This Feb. 1, 2014 file photo shows Zac Brown of The Zac Brown Band performing at The Bud Light Hotel, during Super Bowl festivities in New York. The Zac Brown Band will perform June 21 at the Forest Hills Stadium, a storied New York City sports and concert site. The...

The Weather Channel reimagines morning

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Champion is trying to deliver more than a weather forecast. The former “Good Morning America” weatherman, who debuts the three-hour “AMHQ” on The Weather Channel on Monday, says he wants to invent a new kind of morning show....
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Longtime Hollywood reporter Bob Thomas dead at 92

FILE – In this circa 1945 file photo provided by Associated Press reporter Bob Thomas, right, plays poker with legendary comedians Bud Abbott, left, and Lou Costello, during an interview. When Thomas began writing a Hollywood column for The AP in 1944, there were 500...

Bengals Extend Coach Lewis’ Contract

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis had signed a one-year contract extension, keeping him on the job through the 2015 season. Lewis has led the Bengals to three straight playoff berths, a first for the franchise that began play in 1968. But the Bengals are 0-5...