Korean War Veteran Reburied In Ohio 64 Years Later

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The remains of a Marine from northwestern Ohio are being reburied in his home state more than six decades after he was killed in North Korea and buried with hundreds of unidentified Korean War veterans. Twenty-three-year-old Cpl. Harold W. Reed died in an...

Ohio Scratch-off Lottery Winner Settles For $710K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Michigan man who won $2 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket at a Toledo truck stop in 2010 finally got a payoff from the state of Ohio. Records show the Ohio Court of Claims approved Mahmoud Dabaja’s $710,000 settlement with the Ohio Lottery...

9 Charged In Alleged Synthetic Drug Trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor in Columbus says nine people have been indicted on charges involving synthetic marijuana and bath salt trafficking in central Ohio. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien said Friday that the indictments stemmed from sales of drugs to...

Cedar Point’s Blue Streak Coaster Celebrates 50th

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Cedar Point is celebrating the anniversary of its oldest roller coaster. The Blue Streak opened at the amusement park in Sandusky 50 years ago this past week. The wooden roller coaster built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company gave its first rides in 1964....

Coast Guard Recovers Body From Cleveland Harbor

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland are trying to identify a body found in the city’s harbor. The U.S. Coast Guard says a fisherman spotted the body late Friday afternoon. A Coast Guard crew conducting a training exercise nearby recovered the body a short time later.

Ohio Panel Available To Resolve Cemetery Disputes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials are reminding thousands of Ohioans headed to cemeteries over Memorial Day weekend that there’s a protocol for raising upkeep concerns or other issues. The weekend surrounding Monday’s holiday is the most popular of the year to visit...
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Gates: Would have allowed gay adults in Scouts

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses the Boy Scouts of America’s annual meeting on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., after being selected as the organization’s new president. Gates is taking over one of the nation’s largest youth...
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In Ukraine heartland, politics second to money

FILE – In this Thursday, March 30, 2006, file photo, Rinat Akhmetov, an eastern Ukrainian steel and coal magnate speaks to the media in Kiev, Ukraine. In the roiling debate over eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatist attacks have turned increasingly bloody, neither...

AP Photos: A new approach to save a neighborhood

Residents of the Kenilworth-Parkside neighborhood in Washington, D.C., have long heard promises about a better life to come. All promises unfulfilled. Then, the DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative put down a stake with a new promise: to tackle generational poverty with a fresh...
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Ex-Thai PM to be held for a week; Senate dissolved

A Thai soldier, right, tries to disperse the protesters against the coup outside a shopping complex in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 24, 2014. Thailand’s coup leaders said Saturday they will keep former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Cabinet members and...