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Police: Singer McCreery victim of home invasion

FILE – This April 6, 2014 file photo shows singer Scotty McCreery at the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Police say McCreery was the victim of an early morning home invasion near the campus of North Carolina State University, where he is a student....
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AP IMPACT: Deadly side effect to fracking boom

In this photo made on Saturday, March 1, 2014, William Saum stands near his front porch in Clarksburg, W. Va. In March of 2013, a truck carrying drilling water overturned onto a car carrying his wife and two young sons. Both children, 7-year-old Nicholas Mazzei-Saum and...

One hurt in VA clinic shooting in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Veterans Affairs hospital employee and a retired worker were struggling over a gun in an employee break room Monday when the firearm went off, leading to the employee’s shooting and the retiree’s arrest, police said. The victim, a 61-year-old...

Voters still have time to return absentee ballots

Voters who are still holding on to absentee ballots still have time to return them, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. Completed absentee ballots may be dropped off by voters at their county board of elections through the close of the polls on Tuesday. Absentee...
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Ukraine sends elite force to key port of Odessa

Mourners and family members cry next the coffin of regional parliament member Vyacheslav Markin, in Odessa, Ukraine, Monday, May 5, 2014. Markin, who was known for speaking out against the government in Kiev, was buried on Monday while about 300 pro-Russian supporters shouted...
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Carabiner eyed in circus accident; 2 critical

In this photo provided by Rosa Viveiros, first responders work at the center ring after a platform collapsed during an aerial hair-hanging stunt at the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Providence, R.I. At least nine performers were seriously...
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Longoria, DNC finance chief partner for Latinos

Actress Eva Longoria speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, at an event launching The Latino Victory Project, a Latino political action committee, at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, May 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Actress Eva Longoria speaks with Rep....

1,000 Ounces Of Gold Recovered From Sunken Ship

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An expedition to recover the remaining treasure from the wreck of a 19th-century steamship off South Carolina has recovered nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. Odyssey Marine Exploration of Tampa, Florida, announced Monday the gold was recovered during a...

Advanced Drainage Systems plans for public stock offering

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world’s largest producer of corrugated plastic pipe, and growing, plans to make an initial public offering of stock. A date has not been set yet. Nor was the number of shares to be offered disclosed in a company filing with the Securities and...

Marathon Petroleum reports lower earnings in first quarter of 2014

Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, plunging profit 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share, down from $2.17 a year earlier. Marathon...