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Chicago Cubs-rooftop owners rivalry heats up

FILE – In this May 1, 2013, file photo, Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts speaks in Chicago about proposed renovations at Wrigley Field. The owners of the Chicago Cubs say they’re moving forward with plans to renovate and expand Wrigley Field, despite the threat of...

Horse dies in freakish accident at Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A racehorse has died at Churchill Downs in a freakish accident that the trainer is blaming on the sound of a starting gate bell blaring on the track’s new sound system. Trainer Kenneth Wirth says the 5-year-old mare Never Tell Lynda was walking...
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Thunder cling to 2012 for little signs of hope

Oklahoma City Thunder players sit on the bench in the closing minutes of Game 2 of a Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 112-77. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) Oklahoma City...
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Census: Texas has 3 of 5 fast-growing cities

Graphic lists 10 fastest-growing cities in U.S. ; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; Graphic lists 10 fastest-growing cities in U.S. ; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints HOUSTON (AP) — Oil equals boom — especially in population right now. And...
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Army Corps sued over river-management approaches

FILE – In this Nov. 16, 2012 file photo, a barge powers its way up the Mississippi River in St. Louis. Environmental groups have sued the Army Corps of Engineers over the agency’s use of man-made structures meant to keep the Mississippi River navigable. The federal...

UPDATE: Fostoria police arrest three teens in burglary and slaying

Three men wanted in connection to a Wednesday night burglary-turned-homicide were taken into custody Thursday, less than 24 hours after the manhunt began. Tyson Ogg, 18, Garrett Brown, 17, and Dallas Salaz, 19, were arrested by Fostoria police Thursday afternoon after an in-depth...

Questions, answers about California kidnap victim

A woman who vanished as a teenager reappeared a decade later, telling police her mother’s ex-boyfriend drugged and kidnapped her, forced her to marry him and fathered their child. HOW DID IT HAPPEN? Police say 41-year-old suspect Isidro Garcia was dating the mother of the...
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A Sidetrip through Pennsylvania on the Way Home

Milepost 834 Many of you know that our daughter is getting married in June of this year. One of the little tidbits that Janet & I wanted at the wedding are these absolutely delicious peanut butter & chocolate covered pretzels that are made by the Boyer Candy Company in...
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A Sidetrip through Pennsylvania on the Way Home

Milepost 834 Many of you know that our daughter is getting married in June of this year. One of the little tidbits that Janet & I wanted at the wedding are these absolutely delicious peanut butter & chocolate covered pretzels that are made by the Boyer Candy Company in...

UPDATED: Marathon buys 1,342 Hess stations in East, South for $2.87 billion

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The Hess name will disappear from gas station signs after a $2.87 billion deal to sell the chain to Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Speedway, but the holidays will still see the popular Hess toy truck. The deal gives Marathon Petroleum the retail operations...