Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish Species

MARBURY, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state’s waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them. The agency is announcing the campaign Thursday at Smallwood State...

American Hockey League

x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Hamilton 4, St. John’s 3, SO Manchester 5, Portland 0 Hartford 2, Worcester 1 Utica at Lake Erie, 7 p.m. Grand Rapids at Charlotte, 7...

State Panel Approves Incentives For 2 Projects

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A state panel has approved more than $8.5 million in state tax incentives for a Newport hotel and a Frankfort distillery. The Kentucky Tourism Development Authority approved $8 million in incentives for a planned $33 million, 150-room hotel in Newport. The...

Report Includes Restrictions On Ohio Death Penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee. The panel that spent more than two years studying changes to...

Year Later, Ohio Woman’s Homicide Still A Mystery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Twenty months and 25 miles from home, Katelyn Markham’s body was found in an Indiana creek. A year after the discovery of her remains, the 21-year-old Ohio woman’s death remains as mysterious as her disappearance. Authorities in Markham’s...

Blue Jackets-Stars Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Horton 5 (Calvert, Wisniewski), :00 (en). 2, Columbus, Anisimov 22, 1:33. 3, Columbus, Letestu 11 (Johansen, Savard), 13:27 (pp). Penalties_Horcoff, Dal, double minor (high-sticking), 9:43; Skille, Clm (interference), 16:53; Letestu, Clm (delay of game),...

Jackets Start With Lead, Go On To Beat Stars 3-1

DALLAS (AP) — Artem Anisimov and Mark Letestu added goals to the one Columbus already had when the makeup game started, and the Blue Jackets clinched the second playoff berth in franchise history with a 3-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night. The Blue Jackets had a...

Cavs Rout Pistons 122-100, Fall Short Of Playoffs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their playoff chase, which somehow lasted longer that it probably should have, is officially over. The Cavaliers came up short. On a night when they finally put it all together, their hopes crumbled. Dion Waiters scored 22 points and the Cavs played one of their...

Alaska Soldier Charged In Death Of Son, 3

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Army says a 23-year-old soldier has been charged with murder, kidnapping and related counts in the April 4 death of his 3-year-old son at the family’s home at Fort Wainwright near Fairbanks. In a statement Wednesday, the Army said Sgt. Nathaniel...

Special dresses for special occasions

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Sarah Freshwater, her mother Jenny Freshwater and family friend Mary Ann Trinko spend most of the workweek together sewing. The women have found their niche: making custom handmade outfits for the sacraments of baptism, first...