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Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson

Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson watches the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. The The Knicks won 109-98. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Former Tennessee Titans running...

2 W.Va.-based Boy Scouts Councils Plan Merger

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia-based Boy Scouts of America councils are planning to merge. Members of the Huntington-based Tri-State Area Council and the Charleston-based Buckskin Council will vote on whether to approve the merger on May 29. Tri-State Area Council...
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NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

FILE – In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD...

Murder Charge In Death Of 8-year-old Columbus Boy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police have filed a murder charge against a suspect in the death of an 8-year-old boy who died days after being shot in the head. A report from Columbus police says the child, identified as Jamarion Cox, died Monday after he was struck four days...
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Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network

FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, then New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks a news conference in New York where he and dozens of shooting survivors and victims’ relatives called on Congress and President Obama to tighten gun laws and enforcement. The former...
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Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

FILE – This June 17, 2003 file photo shows British rock band AC/DC, from left, Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, and Cliff Williams performing on stage during a concert in Munich, southern Germany. Malcolm Young of AC/DC is taking a break from the band...

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million. Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play...

Low Of 19 Degrees In Toledo Breaks 139-year Record

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Winter temperatures are refusing to go away in northwestern Ohio. The thermometer dropped to 19 degrees in Toledo Wednesday morning, breaking a 139-year-old record for the same date set in 1875. It was a harsh reminder of winter after temperatures rose into...

Judge Stays Most Of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a “momentous” change to Ohio’s gay marriage law. Judge Timothy Black on Wednesday stayed his ruling ordering Ohio to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in...

A Look At 3 Minority Business Mentoring Programs

A look at minority business mentoring programs, called accelerators, in three metropolitan areas. All the programs aim to help already established companies owned by minorities win contracts with large companies and organizations. The goal is for them to expand and hire more...