Ohio City’s Firefighters Responding To Explosion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters and emergency crews are at the scene of an explosion in the city of Columbus. The Columbus fire department confirms it is investigating an explosion reported Sunday afternoon, but didn’t release any other details immediately. Columbus area...

Fed Govt Failed To Inspect Higher Risk Oil Wells

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say. The report, obtained by The Associated Press before its public...
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Sam finds comfortable landing spot in St. Louis

FILE – In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam takes up his position during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Columbia, Mo. The NFL draft will conclude with Rounds 4 through 7 on Saturday, and when and...
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Coaches, pilot remembered after balloon crash

Laura Jordan wears a red ribbon with her hat decorated with initials of Natalie Lewis and Ginny Doyle before the University of Richmond’s Commencement Ceremony in Richmond, Va. on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Lewis, the director of basketball operations of the University of...
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Feds seek prison for rural Washington pot growers

In this Thursday, May 8, 2014 photo, from left, Larry Harvey, Rhonda Firestack-Harvey, and Rolland Gregg stand in the plaza in front of the federal courthouse in Spokane, Wash. The three are charged with growing marijuana at a remote farm near Kettle Falls, Wash. Each face...
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Insurgents say Ukraine region opts for sovereignty

A local resident casts a shadow on leaving a booth to cast her ballot at a polling station in Luhansk, Ukraine, on Sunday May 11, 2014. Residents of two restive regions in eastern Ukraine cast ballots Sunday in referendums, which seek approval for declaring sovereign...

Ohio Man Faces Sentencing In Human Bone Thefts

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Sentencing is scheduled Tuesday for an Ohio man on charges related to the theft and sale of human skulls and skeletons. The Athens Messenger reports ( ) that the attorney for 29-year-old former lab assistant Weston Moquin (MOH’-kwihn) is asking a federal...
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James: Players want no Sterlings to own Clippers

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) checks the scoreboard late in Game 3 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Saturday, May 10, 2014, in New York. The Nets won 104-90. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Miami Heat forward LeBron James...
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Ukraine rebels claim referendum victory

A local resident casts a shadow on leaving a booth to cast her ballot at a polling station in Luhansk, Ukraine, on Sunday May 11, 2014. Residents of two restive regions in eastern Ukraine cast ballots Sunday in referendums, which seek approval for declaring sovereign...