REINEKE FORD   ||   NEWS UPDATES

Study Examines Deaths Of Trout That Eat Alewife

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday. Death from deficiency of...

West slams Russia ‘fantasy narrative’ on Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Western countries on the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday slammed what they called Russia’s “fantasy narrative” on the crisis in Ukraine after a new report on the human rights situation there. Assistant Secretary-General for Human...

Pirates Shut Out By Reds’ Cueto 4-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto was on his game, and the only thing that the Pirates could do was watch. Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pirates...

Defense Wants To See Video In School Bullying Case

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — An attorney says video footage could help show that a substitute teacher isn’t guilty of a child endangering charge stemming from allegations that a developmentally disabled teenager was struck and bullied in gym class at a suburban Cleveland school....

uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager....
off

Ex-official leaves huge debt for California city

Robert Rizzo, left, leaves court after being sentenced, Wednesday April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles. Rizzo, the former city manager of Bell, was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the...
off

20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

Goodness Adams, a 10-month baby, who survived Monday’s bomb explosion is carried by her aunt, Grace Sabo, in an ambulance at Asokoro hospital, Abuja, to be taken to be reunited with her mother at the Wuse hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The baby, lost...

$1.2M Needed To Save Famed Negro League Stadium

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers and historians are on a fundraising campaign to save a decaying stadium that is one of the few still in existence where Negro League games were played. A plaque naming Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium as a national historical landmark was...
off

Holder urges use of overdose-reversal drug

FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2014 file photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The Collective and Gibson Lounge Powered by CEG, during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. A spokesperson for the New York City Medical Examiner announced on Friday, Feb....

Break-in Suspect Rescued From Ohio Restaurant Vent

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio man suspected of breaking into a restaurant overnight became stuck in a ventilation duct, triggered a fire alarm and had to be rescued by emergency responders. The Mansfield News Journal ( ) reports a subcontractor arrived at the Bob...