Changing pot laws prompt child-endangerment review

In this April 29, 2014 photo, mother of a child with cancer Sierra Riddle plays with her son Landon, age 4, left, and Landon’s friend Dahlia, age 3, who also has cancer, during a play date at Dahlia’s home in Colorado Springs. Landon and Dahlia’s parents,...
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Aaron Hernandez challenges evidence in murder case

Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez watches his defense attorneys James Sultan and Charles Rankin during a hearing at the Bristol County Superior Court House, Monday, June 16, 2014, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez’s attorneys challenged the...
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Documents detail attack that took life of priest

In this photo provided by The Catholic Sun, date not known, the Rev. Kenneth Walker, left, and the Rev. Joseph Terra perform a Mass in Phoenix. Walker was killed and Terra was critically injured during a robbery attempt at Mother of Mercy Mission church on Wednesday, June 11,...

Feds Give $102M For Storm Prevention To 11 States

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York. The money will fund a variety of projects to...

Deputies Make Record Bust In Quiet Ohio Township

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sheriff’s detectives in rural northeast Ohio have made the county’s biggest drug seizure as part of an investigation that could have ties to Mexican drug cartels. Investigators in Geauga (jee-’AW-guh) County, east of Cleveland, raided a home in...

Gossip Site Wins Appeal Of Cheerleader’s Lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeals court has found that an Arizona-based gossip website is immune from being sued by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader over online posts that said she was promiscuous and had sexually transmitted diseases. The decision from the Cincinnati-based 6th...

Troopers Make Ohio’s 2nd-largest Marijuana Seizure

LEWISBURG, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state police say holes in the story of a driver and passenger stopped for a traffic violation led to the agency’s second-largest seizure of marijuana. Lt. Jon Payer says neither the driver nor passenger had valid driver’s licenses despite a...

Michigan Organizes Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police motor carrier officers are organizing a three-day enforcement operation involving authorities in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio that’s focused on reducing crashes involving commercial vehicles. The effort takes place Tuesday...

3 Hurt In Explosion At Northeast Ohio Steel Mill

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three workers have been taken to a hospital following an explosion at a steel plant in northeast Ohio. The explosion at the Republic Steel plant in Lorain, west of Cleveland, occurred about 8:30 a.m. Monday. A fire department dispatcher said...

Pete Rose Returns For Day To Manage Minor League

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Pete Rose is returning to manage a baseball team, but just for one day. The 73-year-old Rose, who has the most career hits in major league history, is scheduled to skipper the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. Rose was...