APNewsBreak: Speed to blame for Walker crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crash investigators have determined that the Porsche carrying “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was traveling approximately 90 mph when it lost control on a California street and smashed into a light pole, killing the actor and his...

Age At Center Of Ohio Teen School Shooting Appeal

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The age of a teen gunman in a deadly school shooting two years ago in northeastern Ohio is at the center of an appeal over his life sentences. T.J. Lane’s defense attorneys and prosecutors will go before an appeals court Wednesday. They’re...

Murray Energy Sues EPA, Alleges Law Noncompliance

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio-based coal operator is suing the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that the agency has failed to comply with the Clean Air Act’s requirement to evaluate the potential impact of its regulatory actions on employment....

Ohio State Wrestler Wins NCAA Title, AD Gets $18K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Athletic director Gene Smith will receive a bonus of more than $18,000 — one week of his base salary — for Ohio State’s Logan Stieber winning the 141-pound weight class at the NCAA wrestling championships. Smith signed a new contract this year that...
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Deflections a key on D

Baylor’s Cory Jefferson (34) loses the ball as Creighton’s Ethan Wragge, right, and Doug McDermott (3) defend during the second half of a third-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 23, 2014, in San Antonio. Baylor won 85-55. (AP...
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Spring snowstorm treks up East Coast to Cape Cod

A rose covered with snow sits at the Vietnams Veterans Memorial in Washington, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The calendar may say it’s spring, but the mid-Atlantic region is seeing snow again. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisories for much of the...
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Relatives of Flight 370 victims protest in China

Relatives of Chinese passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 cry as they protest outside the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, China, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Furious over Malaysia’s handling of the lost jetliner a day after the country said the passengers must be dead,...

JP Morgan’s ‘Mr. Fix-it’ is the latest departure

Another high-ranking executive at JPMorgan Chase is departing, one who had been considered a possible successor to CEO Jamie Dimon. Michael Cavanagh, who was co-CEO of the company’s corporate and investment bank, is joining The Carlyle Group to become co-president and...

Officials Report Progress In Ohio Oil Leak Cleanup

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials cleaning up thousands of gallons of crude oil that leaked from a pipeline into a southwest Ohio nature preserve hope to complete the emergency phase of cleanup in about a week. Federal officials estimate more than 20,000 gallons of oil leaked into the...

Downtown business owners disappointed with new traffic plan

Doris Schumacher felt like the rug was pulled out from under her when she heard reverse-angle parking and lane reductions were yanked from the Main Street plan this week. “I was absolutely sh-h-hocked this morning when I found out they went so opposite what they had been...