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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...

Officials Alert Ohio Drivers About “Move Over” Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials are reminding Memorial Day drivers about a new state law that requires motorists to slow down or shift lanes if possible when passing vehicles with flashing lights along the side of the road. Drivers have been required to change...

Cincinnati Ready For Big Weekend Food Festival

CINCINNATI (AP) — There will be plenty of beer, bratwurst and baseball in Cincinnati this weekend. The 36th annual Taste of Cincinnati runs Saturday through Monday, coming off a reported record attendance of 550,000 last year. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber says the festival...

Police: Teen killed cabbie for rejecting his route

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old who believed he was being ripped off shot and killed a northeastern Pennsylvania cab driver who refused to take his shortcuts, police said. Aazis Richardson was charged with murder Friday night, hours after police said he shot...
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Thai army: Ex-PM, protest leaders held ‘to think’

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...

Amazon escalates standoff with publisher Hachette

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re hoping to pre-order books by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Hachette Book Group authors, you’ll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com. An ongoing standoff between Amazon and one of the leading New York publishers has...
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Casey Kasem’s wife served with guardianship papers

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. A Los Angeles judge appointed one of Kasem’s daughters as his temporary...
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Thai army: Ex-PM, protest leaders held ‘to think’

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...

Prosecutor: Ohio Village Police Chief Arrested

GLOUSTER, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say a southeastern Ohio police chief has been arrested on obstruction of justice charges. Athens County prosecutors did not immediately release additional details on the arrest of Chief Luke Mace. He is the police chief in the village of...

Man reports assault, attempted robbery

A man said he was attacked by two men who attempted to rob him late Friday on Findlay Street, Findlay police report. The man told police he was walking in the 800 block of Findlay Street about 10:38 p.m. when he was “jumped” by a white male and a black male. The victim could not...