Prom day stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut boy charged with stabbing a classmate to death in school on their prom day pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday as his attorney said he was investigating a possible mental health defense. Christopher Plaskon, who answered a...

Civil rights leaders meet with NBA commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they’ve had a “constructive” meeting about racial issues in the NBA with Commissioner Adam Silver. The civil rights leaders met with Silver for more than an hour Wednesday in the...
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Petkovic, Halep reach French Open semifinals

Germany’s Andrea Petkovic serves the ball during the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Italy’s Sara Errani at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Germany’s Andrea Petkovic...

Civil rights leaders meet with NBA commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they’ve had a “constructive” meeting about racial issues in the NBA with Commissioner Adam Silver. The civil rights leaders met with Silver for more than an hour Wednesday in the...

UPDATE: Tiffin man injured in accident on Ohio 12

A Tiffin man was injured in a three-vehicle injury accident on Ohio 12 at Hancock County 88 in Liberty Township this afternoon, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Todd Koelsch, 39, of Tiffin, was stopped in a 2014 Nissan pickup truck on westbound Ohio 12 at...
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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, right, stands with a Taliban fighter in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, released a...
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NRA rolls back ‘open carry’ criticism

HOUSTON (AP) – The National Rifle Association has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing “open carry” rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought military-style assault rifles into public places. Chris Cox, the executive director of the...
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Michigan Legislature OKs $195 million for Detroit

Under the leadership of Sen Randy Richardville, center, R-Monroe, the senate committee on Government Operations passed all the bills associated with easing Detroit’s bankruptcy in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The Republican-led chamber voted 21-17 to contribute...

Rangers, LA Kings ready for big Stanley Cup finish

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Although the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers have played 41 combined postseason games over the previous six weeks, they still have ample energy for the big finale to their epic playoff chase. “No, you don’t get tired right...

Midwest VA hospitals also had secret waiting lists

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The problems with delayed care and unauthorized wait lists that caused a furor at a Veterans Affairs health care campus in Arizona existed at several facilities in the Midwest, but in much smaller numbers, VA officials said in letters to two U.S....