Ohio Opposes Freedom For Ex-officer During Appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state opposes freedom for a former Akron police captain released after nearly 15 years in prison in Ohio for his ex-wife’s slaying. Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh says Douglas Prade has a strong motive to flee because of the...

Dozens Of Ohio State Students Report Mumps Cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A dozen more Ohio State University students and one staff member have been added to the list of cases in a central Ohio mumps outbreak. Public health agencies for Columbus and surrounding Franklin County on Wednesday reported 82 total cases of the contagious...

Federal Judge Questions Abortion Restrictions

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge deciding a legal challenge of new Arizona restrictions on abortion drugs cast doubt Wednesday on the medical evidence cited by abortion opponents to establish the rules. Judge David C. Bury heard arguments in Tucson on a request by Planned...

Federal Judge Questions Abortion Restrictions

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge deciding a legal challenge of new Arizona restrictions on abortion drugs cast doubt Wednesday on the medical evidence cited by abortion opponents to establish the rules. Judge David C. Bury heard arguments in Tucson on a request by Planned...

Charlotte mayor resigns; accused of taking bribes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A city spokesman says Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has resigned effective immediately just hours after he was charged with federal public corruption and bribery. Keith Richardson says Cannon submitted his letter Wednesday to the city manager and...
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Washington mudslide brings tales of heroism, loss

Robin Youngblood, right, smiles after embracing Snohomish County helicopter crew chief Randy Fay, who helped rescue her from the scene of a deadly mudslide days earlier, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. Youngblood was home when the mudslide hit, moving her house a...
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Kerry meets Abbas as peace process founders

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Palestinian Ambassador’s Residence in Amman, Jordan. Kerry is making an effort to salvage the Middle East peace talks as a breakdown looms. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn...

BofA to spend $9.33 billion in FHFA settlement

Bank of America will spend $9.33 billion to resolve a dispute over mortgage securities with the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator that oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The agency sued 18 financial institutions in 2011 over their sales of mortgage securities to...
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Kerry meets Abbas as peace process founders

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Palestinian Ambassador’s Residence in Amman, Jordan. Kerry is making an effort to salvage the Middle East peace talks as a breakdown looms. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn...

Indicted Ohio Sheriff To Be Temporarily Replaced

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Commissioners in a southeast Ohio county plan to appoint a temporary replacement for a sheriff indicted in a corruption case. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly has denied wrongdoing and vowed to fight the charges at trial in September. The Ohio Supreme Court...